164. Failing Motherhood with Danielle Bettmann
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by Michele Magner
4d ago
Parenting is HARD! As a mother of 3, I always feel like I'm trying to balance my kids' needs, family and society expectations, and reality and honestly, constantly feel like I'm failing all over the place. Danielle Bettmann is a parenting coach for strong-willed kids, and the Host of the ⁠⁠Failing Motherhood⁠⁠ Podcast. Our kids are constantly growing and changing which requires us to adapt to this new version of them. We don’t want to operate based on what others are doing or a Pinterest board! Our busy lives are constantly changing too. Her signature coaching program helps parents grow confid ..read more
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163. A Love Story Rewritten by Alzheimer's with Michael James
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by Michele Magner
2w ago
Author Michael James and his wife Judy’s life together took an unexpected turn when she was denied long term care insurance because she couldn’t pass the ‘mini mental’, the test given that revealed cognition issues.  Ultimately, she was diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment that developed into Alzheimer’s. Michael, faced with this challenge, knew he needed to be thoughtful, calculated, and proactive while continuing to provide Judy with the daily care she needed. As an academic and researcher, he joined several online support groups and searched for books to help him navigate this new ..read more
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162. Expectations and Needs with Rebecca Adelman
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by Michele Magner
2w ago
Rebecca Adelman is an Attorney, entrepreneur, influencer, thought leader, and founder of Adelman Law Firm and Claims Management, established in 2001. The firm is a Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and Tennessee Certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE). For over 30 years, Rebecca has concentrated her practice in healthcare and insurance defense and business litigation. Rebecca is also a family caregiver, who helped her grandparents, and was her father's caregiver, as he lived with dementia. Rebecca's huge heart and desire to understand how to prevent suffering for seniors ..read more
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161. Therapeutic Benefits of CBD with John Locklair
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by Michele Magner
2w ago
John Locklair served in our United States Air Force for 10 years including a tour in Iraq, earning 2 degrees (and having 2 kids!), before a skin cancer diagnosis medically retired him.  Then several years later during a jujitsu tournament, he heard his neck pop. He had sustained a grade 3 strained neck injury, leading him to explore the pain relief from CBD where he also discovered the tremendous health benefits. What he found out is there are many therapeutic components to CBD. These range from reducing vomiting and nausea to acting as an anti-inflammatory by reducing joint pain. CBD can ..read more
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160. Creating Balance Through Creativity with Luba Carlson
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by Michele Magner
2w ago
Luba found herself feeling isolated as she was running a daycare from home with her own two young children and reached a tipping point in her mental health. On one particularly tough day, she put her Masters in Mathematics to work by locking herself in a room with some art supplies and creating her first Mandala. Drawing the mandala that day allowed her brain fog to clear and she realized it was a meditation tool that helped her feel centered and more like herself. For Luba, a Mandala represents balance and growth. Expanding on this, she combined her art exploration with a gratitude practice ..read more
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159. The Empty Nest Coach - Jay Ramsden
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by Michele Magner
2w ago
If you have kids that are launching out of the home, you may discover that your identity is taking a hit as your role changes within your family. However you refer to yourself (empty nester, a bird launcher, manager of free range adult kids, free range parents) you NEED to connect with Jay Ramsden! Jay is "The Empty Nest Coach" and in this episode helps us understand why this shift can feel challenging and offers ways to connect with the future you so you will make this transition successfully. Some of the questions we’re asking our kids, apply to us at this stage in life as well. What are you ..read more
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158. Understanding Your Medical Benefits with Nicole Broadhurst
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by Michele Magner
2w ago
The complex medical insurance & billing system can not only leave our heads spinning unnecessarily costing us thousands of dollars, it can also cost someone their life when they miss out on life-saving treatments that would have been covered. Nicole Broadhurst BCPA, Founder and CEO of Tennessee Health Advocates helps people Nationwide understand their medical benefits. She reviews every policy from Medicare to VA benefits, marketplace, employers' policies to Workers Comp. Anything healthcare related, Nicole and her team can help you! The best time to call Nicole is: Right now! There has b ..read more
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157. Lewy Body Dementia with Mary Lou Falcone
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by Michele Magner
2w ago
Introduction: In this episode, we delve into the profound journey of Mary Lou, a dedicated caregiver to her husband, the renowned artist and rocker, Nicholas ‘Nicky’ Zann. Mary Lou candidly shares their story of navigating life with Lewy body dementia, shedding light on the challenges, resilience, and the importance of understanding and support. Key Points Covered: Understanding Lewy Body Dementia (LBD): Mary Lou describes how LBD differs from Alzheimer’s, with fluctuating symptoms affecting memory and behavior. It's a condition affecting 1.4 million Americans and 11 million globally, thoug ..read more
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156. Caring For Her Dad with DeAnna Busby-Rast
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by Michele Magner
2M ago
When DeAnna's Dad began to need more help, she and her husband opened up their home, not realizing they were embarking on a journey that would span many years. Sharing her home with her dad provided the daily opportunity for him to be around her kids, which brought them all tremendous joy. DeAnna shares how she navigated her role through the frustrations, touching moments, and ultimately end of life care for her dad. Losing someone you care for creates a unique void that is hard to fill. She was grateful to the Hospice company for their compassionate follow up in the weeks and months after he ..read more
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155. Creating Musical Memories with Colin Roberts
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by Michele Magner
2M ago
Episode Summary: Singer-songwriter Colin Roberts shares his journey of writing personalized songs for life's significant moments. From weddings to funerals, his mission is to tell stories by capturing the essence of cherished memories and heartfelt emotions and turning them into music. Bio: Colin has been performing his entire adult life. He grew up in rural Nebraska and now lives near Omaha. Colin's music combines the soulful vocals of Chris Stapleton and the honest songwriting of Bruce Springsteen. He enjoys various genres like Americana, Alternative, Folk, Country, Rock, and Pop. Some of hi ..read more
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