Eps 273: Casey Interviewed On the Adventure of Raising Teens with Mindy Duff


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Today’s show should have been a solo show BUT I had the amazing opportunity to be a part of a book launch event last week, and was interviewed by Mindy Duff – one of the authors of the new book, Motherhood diaries. We had such a good time during the interview that I asked Mindy if she would share it with me so that I could turn it into a podcast!

Mindy Duff is a certified holistic health and nutrition coach, speaker and published author. Her mission is to help individuals uncover their best selves through the power of nutrition, self care and self love.

Takeaways from the show:

  • Evolution is endless

  • The gifts of hard situations

  • Practicing not taking it personal

  • Navigating the teen world

  • Holding space for self-expression

  • How we are holding learning and public education

  • What self care looks like

  • Your kids are NOT a projection of you

  • Important things to remember when parenting teens

  • Relationship is always first

See you next week!! 🙂


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