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Parenting Great Kids Podcast - Episode 44

Courageous Parenting

with guests Bob and Maria Goff

Hosted by Dr. Meg Meeker | December 19th, 2017 | 54:37 min

Learn how to recognize your strengths collectively and individually as parents so you can coparent in harmony.

Today's Guest(s)

Bob Goff is the author of the New York Times best-selling book Love Does and Everybody Always. The U.S. Department of State recognizes Goff as a diplomat and he is known as an Honorary Consul for the Republic of Uganda due to his work with Love Does, formerly known as Restore International, a non-profit organization he founded.

https://www.bobgoff.com/

Maria Goff is an author and humanitarian who started schools in Uganda and northern Iraq with her husband Bob Goff. Her book, Love Lives Here, is a collection of stories that include the ways Maria and her husband navigated family their way. It’s about what they learned to make their lives meaningful and whimsical, and how they created a space for their family to grow together while they reached outward.

https://lovelivesherebook.bhpublishinggroup.com/

EPISODE NOTES

This week’s episode features Maria and Bob Goff (he’s the author of Love Does) talking to Dr. Meg about Maria’s new book Love Lives Here and the process that went into writing it. They talk about their strengths as parents and how to use those together to parent successfully.

Along with this great conversation with Maria and Bob Goff, Dr. Meg will give you three points to ponder that you don’t want to miss and she answers a question from a dad about how kids can learn to better interact with children with special needs. Do you have a question for Dr. Meg? If so, email them to askmeg@megmeekermd.com and she could answer your question in an upcoming episode!

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1:12 – WELCOME

In this episode, Dr. Meg revisits the topic “Courageous Parenting”. She teases her conversation with Maria and Bob Goff about Maria’s new book Love Lives Here, her three points to ponder, and a social question from a dad about how kids can learn to better interact with children with special needs.

3:06 – POINTS TO PONDER

Dr. Meg gives you three points to ponder as you learn more about parenting courageously!

8:43 – PARENTING RESOURCES

Bullying has been a problem for generations, but increasingly so in the digital age. With the news telling us more tragic stories of bullying all the time, it looks more like an epidemic. What used to be limited to the schoolyard and cafeteria has now spread to technology and social media and can occur at any point and any time. What can you do to prevent your child from being bullied or becoming a bully? To help you navigate this crucial subject, Dr. Meg has written an e-book called “Bullying: What Every Parent Can Do About It”. At school, cyber bullying, what you can do when your child is being bullied, and what you can do if your child is the bully. Get your copy of the e-book for $2.99 at MegMeeker.com/Bullying. When you use the coupon code “Bullying Podcast” you will receive $1 off your purchase.

10:43 – A CONVERSATION WITH MARIA AND BOB GOFF (PART 1)

Dr. Meg welcomes Maria and Bob Goff to talk about Maria’s new book Love Lives Here and how they parented their kids courageously. Dr. Meg also talks with Maria and Bob about how the dynamics of their marriage and personalities has shaped how they parent their children and how that translates into combining each other’s strengths to parent successfully.

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26:14 – A CONVERSATION WITH MARIA AND BOB GOFF (PART 2)

Dr. Meg welcomes Maria and Bob Goff to talk about Maria’s new book Love Lives Here and how they parented their kids courageously. Dr. Meg also talks with Maria and Bob about how the dynamics of their marriage and personalities has shaped how they parent their children and how that translates into combining each other’s strengths to parent successfully.

48:13 – LET’S GET SOCIAL

Email Dr. Meg at askmeg@megmeekermd.com or tweet your question to her @MegMeekerMD. In this segment, Dr. Meg answers a question from Steven about how to teach his daughter to show grace to her special needs sister as she struggles to keep up with her.

53:16 – PARENT PEP RALLY

54:06 – FROM THE PRODUCER

Thanks for listening to Episode 44, Courageous Parenting!

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