Saying Yes, Hearing No
LISTEN TO THE FULL SHOW – #134
Summer can throw off our routines; bedtime in particular. We look for some advice to help keep our kids in the right sleep habits. Plus, we find out where the creator of Kate & Mim-Mim got her inspiration. Finally, do you have trouble saying no to people at work? You’re not alone, and we have the knowledge to teach you how to put yourself first.
Segment 1: Bedtime Battles
Segment 2: Setting a Routine
Segment 3: Yes Ma’am
Segment 4: Take Care of You
Segment 5: Kate & Mim-Mim
Segment 6: Where to Next
Bedtime Battles | SEGMENT 1 | #134
Ah, those summer nights. It seems like the sun never wants to go away – but that can turn into a problem for parents. Diane Moca (@DianeMoca), Working Mother contributor, is here to share her tips and tricks for avoiding bedtime battles.
Setting a Routine | SEGMENT 2 | #134
Kids generally don’t like sudden change, especially in their bedtime routine. Diane Moca (@DianeMoca) suggests that if you feel you need to make an adjustment, the sooner you do it, the better the result.
Yes Ma’am | SEGMENT 3 | #134
Do you find yourself saying yes to so many projects at work, you notice your performance declining? You’re not alone! Barbara Turvett (@barbaraturvett), Executive Editor of Working Mother Media, shares with us a study recently published by Michigan State University that shows there can be a limit to how helpful you should be.
Take Care of You | SEGMENT 4 | #134
We all want to be helpful, but can you be too helpful? Barbara Turvett (@barbaraturvett) tells us her best strategies for learning to say no when you’re overwhelmed. And if you’re the person always asking for help, we have a few ideas for you too.
Kate & Mim-Mim | SEGMENT 5 | #134
Children have wonderful imaginations. Why shouldn’t we take inspiration from them? Julie Stewart and her husband did just this, turning their daughter’s love for her toy rabbit into a Disney Junior show called Kate & Mim-Mim. Listen to her story to find out more.
Where to Next | SEGMENT 6 | #134
So you have a vision, an idea – where do you go from there? Julie Stewart reveals what she has learned on her journey from concept to execution in the creation of Kate & Mim-Mim.