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  • 00:17

    A Lesson for All Stepmothers: Be Careful What You Ask For

    in Women

    Be careful what you ask for.  This is a poignant message for all stepmothers to heed during the year and during holiday seasons.  If you have ever had times when you secretly wished that your stepchildren or the ex-wife would go away?  Have you ever had a moment when you wanted to leave?  If so, this show is for you.  You may learn a few techniques to stay on track with the deep love you have for your family.


    Let's tear it apart a bit and see if we can find some peace.


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks is a sacred space for stepmothers.  We have a myriad of resources for you.  Please enjoy that which will help you!


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSwP


    Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: http://bit.ly/135aHAx


    Email me:  Barb@TheEvilStepmotherSpeaks.com


    READ THE BOOK:  http://amzn.to/17VMKPE


    THE EVIL STEPMOTHER SPEAKS:  The Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh

  • 00:28

    Heart Gardens: Nurturing Your Family/How The Master Gardener Works

    in Moms and Family

    Andrea Peters, Creative Director of Heart Gardens, gives personal examples of how the Holy Spirit, the Master Gardener, can orchestrate both the "small" things" of family life and the "impossibilities" of families in crisis. 


    Peters has an MSED in Educational Counseling and has worked with families and children in a variety of settings including family services and life skills training. She has enjoyed one on one coaching as well as instructing in a college setting.  She is certified in a variety of family-oriented trainings including:



    “Parenting Skills” by New York State Office of Children & Family Services
    “Working In A Family’s Home” by New York State Office of Children & Family Services
    “Teaching, Modeling, Mentoring” by NYS Office of Children & Family Services
    “Community & Academic Advocacy” by NYS Office of Children & Family Services
    “Child & Adolescent Development” by Lutheran Social Services
    Communication Skills & Behavioral Support” by Bridges Too Health
    “Positive Parenting with a Plan: How To Empower Parents with Challenging Children” 

  • 00:20

    Stepmothers: The Myths That Make Mother's Day Harder

    in Women

    Mother's Day is not a happy celebration for many of the almost 15 million stepmothers America. Stepmothers, in fact, are rarely celebrated: Rather, they may be the most vilified women on the planet. (Has anyone ever said, "What I want more than anything is a stepmother"? Or, "What I want more than anything is to BE a stepmother"?) Many women have loving stepfamilies, of course, but many others are raising and nurturing children who resent them, and at the same time loving new husbands who don't know how to help them cope. The truth is, few stepfamilies ever blend. Not surprisingly, stepmothers --often expected to do the blending--are in danger of losing both their self-esteem and their desire to stay in these relationships.
    Many love myths make it even harder for stepmothers to regain their sense of self. Only once we understand these myths, and dispel them, can we understand not just why two-thirds of all stepfamily couples divorce, but why it's stepmothers who are the ones leading the way out the door. 
    Join our show today while we look at some of the myths about women, marriage, and motherhood that undermine all womens' happiness. Understanding where they came from and how to ditch them, can help stepmothers feel less alone on Mother's Day.

  • 00:09

    IS MY VALUE TIED TO MY FAMILY?

    in Women

    Have you ever been frustrated by all that you are doing?  Then, no one seems to notice anything that we do.  Or, we feel totally ignored or disrespected.  In today's show, I challenge you to think about how we might spend your time in a little different way.  It's a start to a journey towards getting to a state of freedom.  Let me know if this short show resonates with you.~ Barb


    Let's tear it apart a bit and see if we can find some peace.~Barb


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks is a sacred space for stepmothers.  We have a myriad of resources for you.  Please enjoy that which will help you!


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSwP


    Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


    The private Facebook group, Stepmom Life Class.  Friend Barb Goldberg on FB to gain entry.


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: http://bit.ly/135aHAx


    Email me:  Barb@TheEvilStepmotherSpeaks.com


    READ THE BOOK:  http://amzn.to/17VMKPE


    THE EVIL STEPMOTHER SPEAKS:  The Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh

  • 00:30

    How to be Happy Stepmothers. It's Not What You Think.

    in Women

    Searching for happiness is that age old journey.  I want to be happy.  That is all that I ask.  I only want my children to be happy.  I want a happy marriage.  The true solution to being happy is not what you think.  As I may have shared, I am a businesswoman as well as a stepmom, mom, friend, sister, wife, etc., etc.  As a businesswoman, I train salespeople.  In my last round of classes, I was grateful to have the opportunity to teach from Shawn Achor's best selling book, The Happiness Advantage.  In this show, I'll review some basic concepts and it will probably change the way you look at life.


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSwP 


    Want to change your life? Try the book  The Evil Stepmother Speaks: A Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh.   You can buy it on my site or on Amazon and all other e-reader sites.


    Like us on Facebook


    There is also a SECRET Facebook group called Stepmom Life Class.  It’s a sacred space to vent and find solutions.  To get in, you have to friend me at https://www.facebook.com/barbgoldberg


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks


    Need more support?  I offer one on one coaching any time that you need me. 


     



     

  • 00:35

    Stepmothers and Mothers: We Should Know Better

    in Women

    Have you ever felt as if your stepfamily life mirrored your high school years?  Girls talking about one another?  Never feeling as if you were good enought?  Pretty enough?  Smart enough?  (Sounds like the SNL character Stuart Smalley) Life in high school was stressful. It was like you were uncomfortable in your own skin, right? 


    Do you feel the same within your own home? By now, we should know better!


    As always, let's tear it down and find solutions.


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSwP


    Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


    There is also a SECRET Facebook group called Stepmom Life Class.  It’s a sacred space to vent and find solutions.  To get in, you have to friend me at https://www.facebook.com/barbgoldberg


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: http://bit.ly/135aHAx


    Want to change your life? Try the book  The Evil Stepmother Speaks: A Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh.   You can buy it on my site or on Amazon and all other e-reader sites.


    Need more support?  I offer one on one coaching any time that you need me. 

  • 01:00

    The Fear of Public Speaking | K8082

    in Business

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    Roy discussed those who sins much, loves much.
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    Calls include: a mother concerned about her daughters failing grades in private school, a man with a fear of public speaking, a woman speaking of child abuse and the death of her newborn daughter, and the difficulties of being in the acting industry.


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  • 00:12

    STEPMOTHER LAMENT: I AM NOT YOUR BACK-UP SYSTEM!

    in Women

    Ever feel as if you are your family's back up plan?  You know what I mean.  Mom can't do something.  Stepmother does it.  Dad has to work.  Stepmother steps in.  Stepchildren coming this weekend?  Stepmother cooks. Stepmother makes the plans.  Stepmother does the laundry.  Stepchild needs to be picked up from an activity?  Stepmother gets the call. 


    Does this resonate with you?  This is the show for you.


    Let's tear it apart a bit and see if we can find some peace.


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks is a sacred space for stepmothers.  We have a myriad of resources for you.  Please enjoy that which will help you!


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSwP


    Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


    The private Facebook group, Stepmom Life Class.  Friend Barb Goldberg on FB to gain entry.


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: http://bit.ly/135aHAx


    Email me or SCHEDULE A COACHING SESSION:  Barb@TheEvilStepmotherSpeaks.com


    READ THE BOOK:  http://amzn.to/17VMKPE


    THE EVIL STEPMOTHER SPEAKS:  The Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh


     

  • 00:19

    Are We Too Harsh on the Ex?

    in Women

    Did you ever wonder why the ex-wife just can't get over it?  Maybe, you are a stepmother who has been a part of the family for years, yet you still feel as though the ex-wife hates you.  You just don't understand it.  As you know, we study the art and science of stepfamily management here at The Evil Stepmother Speaks.  In this class, we are going to learn a little more about the science behind the ex's behavior.  This one is a little different than the lessons we have learned before.  Please join me!


    Let's tear it apart a bit and see if we can find some peace.


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks is a sacred space for stepmothers.  We have a myriad of resources for you.  Please enjoy that which will help you!


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSwP


    Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: http://bit.ly/135aHAx


    Email me:  Barb@TheEvilStepmotherSpeaks.com


    READ THE BOOK:  http://amzn.to/17VMKPE


    If you purchase the book on my site, you get 4 free classes as I teach the first several chapters of the book.  THE EVIL STEPMOTHER SPEAKS:  The Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh

  • 00:19

    How to Make Your Stepfamily Life Better: Practice Makes Perfect

    in Women

    Just like when you learn how to play the piano, deep practice is the key to mastering the challenge.  It is no different when you are learning how to be a stepmother.  The key is learning how to practice, then practice and the result will be a new habit. This show explains how to form a new stepmother habit. 


    Let's tear it apart a bit and see if we can find some peace.


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks is a sacred space for stepmothers.  We have a myriad of resources for you.  Please enjoy that which will help you!


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSw


    Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: http://bit.ly/135aHAx


    Email me:  Barb@TheEvilStepmotherSpeaks.com


    READ THE BOOK:  http://amzn.to/17VMKPE 


    Or, if you buy the book on my site, you get to listen to me teaching the first four chapters.


    THE EVIL STEPMOTHER SPEAKS:  The Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh


     

  • 00:18

    Can We Talk? A Stepmother's Dream to Talk Freely like Joan Rivers

    in Women

    Can we talk?  Have you ever dreamed of being able to say whatever you want?  "Oh! Grow up!" As Joan Rivers, famous comedienne and actress, passed away this week in 2014.  She was known for speaking her mind.  How great would it be to be able to speak your own mind? Just saying whatever you want. Let's face it.  Many stepmothers feel as if they have to measure their words. If you dream of talking freely and knowing where to draw the 'line', this show is for you. 


    Join us for a tribute to Joan Rivers and the lessons that all stepmothers can learn from her. 


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: http://bit.ly/lBKSwP


    Like us on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


    There is also a SECRET Facebook group called Stepmom Life Class.  It’s a sacred space to vent and find solutions.  To get in, you have to friend me at https://www.facebook.com/barbgoldberg


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: http://bit.ly/135aHAx


    Want to change your life? Try the book  The Evil Stepmother Speaks: A Guide for Stepfamilies Who Want to Love and Laugh.   You can buy it on my site or on Amazon and all other e-reader sites.


    Need more support?  I offer one on one coaching any time that you need me.


    FINALLY!  The book that tells me exactly what to do is here!  What took you so long?     ~Jill


     

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