Advocating Politely and Children’s Books
LISTEN TO THE FULL SHOW — #121
Guys have their “Bro Code” and now mothers have their “Moms Code”. Find out how you can help lessen the mama drama, get your position at work covered during parental leave, and when you should start reading to your child.
Segment 1: Girls Night Out
Segment 2: Save Each Other
Segment 3: Advocate Politely
Segment 4: Parental Leave Fill-in
Segment 5: Start At The Beginning
Segment 6: Keep On Reading
Girls Night Out | SEGMENT 1 | #121
Guys have their “Bro Code” and now we have our “Moms Code”! Author of “The Moms Code”, Eileen Wacker, encourages us to make sure we have a girls night out every once in a while, as rule number one of the Moms Code.
Save Each Other | SEGMENT 2 | #121
Save another mom when she’s drowning and let others do the same for you. Eileen Wacker tells us to let go of our ego and accept help or give it when needed, because the people who benefit the most is usually our children.
Advocate Politely | SEGMENT 3 | #121
We’ve all had those run-ins with high-drama moms that mean well for their child, but just end up creating unnecessary situations in the end. Eileen Wacker inspires us to lessen the mama drama and advocate for our children and ourselves politely.
Parental Leave Fill-in| SEGMENT 4 | #121
More and more companies are changing their parental leave policies to be more accepting and helpful to new parents. Find out how Emissaries Founder & CEO, Michelle Meyer, can help you fill the gap while you are away.
Start At The Beginning | SEGMENT 5 | #121
The American Academy of Pediatrics says you should start reading to your kids on day one. Scholastic Books VP and Executive Editorial Director, Liza Baker, fills us in on “The Story Starts Here”, an initiative that is shining the light on illustrated books for children ages zero to nine.
Keep On Reading | SEGMENT 6 | #121
Kid’s love to be read aloud to even up to their teen years, so make sure you keep reading to them! Liza Baker gives us some great reading material suggestions for our children ages six and up, like “Emma and Julia Love Ballet”, “Two Friends”, and “Owl Diaries”.