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Praised for the “elusive beauty” of his music, saxophonist Ravi Coltrane takes a bold step in his creative journey with his new release, "Spirit Fiction." The album features two bands, each delivering a unique, expressive urgency. Join Ravi in conversation with moderator Ashley Kahn as he discusses his latest album and the influences that shape his music.
 
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This is episode #8 of a 20 episode series on raising confident children and the characteristics + habits confident children embody. The truth is we all have solutions and answers to the things that we go through. The solutions and answers can be found in our heart space. However we as human beings are so in our head space with our thoughts and beli…
 
This is episode #7 of a 20 episode series on raising confident children and the characteristics + habits confident children embody. What is empathy anyways? Empathy according to Websters Dictionary is “the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.” Why is empathy so important in the parent child relationship? Empathy builds connectio…
 
This is episode #6 of a 20 episode series on raising confident children and the characteristics + habits confident children embody. We all grow up carrying with us our deeply engrained beliefs. Typically from the age of 0-7 is when our beliefs systems were created. Our belief systems are created based on culture, religion, parental upbringing and o…
 
This is episode #5 of a 20 episode series on raising confident children and the characteristics + habits confident children embody. All to often as parents we miss the underlying root or need beneath our child's behavior and find ourselves reacting to them based on our perception or judgement of the situation, circumstance or behavior. In this epsi…
 
This is episode #4 of a 20 episode series on raising confident children and the characteristics + habits confident children embody. “Our expectations are a disguise for our fears and unmet inner needs.” Dr Shefali The Awakened Family If I were to ask you what are three things you expect of your child, you would probably be able to give me three exp…
 
We all have deeply rooted beliefs! From 0-7 years of age is typically when our core beliefs were created and influenced by culture, religion, parental upbringing, relationships, environment ect. We carry these beliefs with us throughout our whole life, they become the lenses in which we view the world and relationships. When we have children all to…
 
This episode is #2 of a 20 episode series on raising confident children and the characteristics + habits confident children embody! By observing the child in front of you the parent/caregiver creates an envrionment for the childs confidence to grow by sending the message to the child that they are loved as is and there is nothing to fix. The parent…
 
Hey sis! This episode is #1 of a 20 episode series on raising confident children and the characteristics + habits confident children embody! To create a safe environment for our child's cofidence to grow, the parent/caregiver must meet three needs. These three needs are: + To be seen + To know they are worthy + To know they matter Come hang out wit…
 
Driving in the car with your kids can be an environment that allows for some of the most beautiful conversations! The other day my sweet daughter asked some beautiful questions on our drive to cheer which led to an amazing conversation. The conversation was so powerful that I just have to share with you the three things that came up for me. As pare…
 
Do you have a todo list that never seems to end? Are you constantly on the go? Do the words SLOW DOWN make you anxious? Life can naturally be busy and it takes mindfulness and intention to slow down and be still. If we don't, life will pass us by and we won’t be able to experience the deep connection with ourselves and others that human beings need…
 
Most of us unless we are somewhat conscious go through our days unconscious. Meaning we go from one thing to another with no real thought. It’s almost as if we are robots moving mindlessly through our days unaware of how we are feeling inside, unaware of our environment and its effects on us and unaware of what is causing us to emotionally react. T…
 
We are more comfortable being uncomfortable than we are with taking the appropriate steps to make changes to experience true joy, true happiness, liberation and freedom. It’s almost as if we are allergic to change. Come hang out with me sis and I will share with you tools you can use to effectively make the changes needed in your life that will cre…
 
Two words “teen years!” For some of you these words may bring up feelings of stress and anxiety because you have heard how difficult the teen years can be. Maybe you are in the thick of the “teen years” feeling disconnected as if you and your child are living on different planets. The words “teen years” may bring up sadness because you feel like yo…
 
Have you ever emotionally reacted to your child and afterwards thought where in the world did that come from? As Maya Angelou would say, “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better do better.” Our mind is the most powerful tool we have and can be our best friend once we understand how it works and take action cleaning up a…
 
Motherhood is like taking a road trip. However most of us have never really taken the time to sit down to put together a thought out plan backed by research, recommendations and wisdom from those that have already gone on the motherhood trip or are a few steps ahead of us. Here's the deal, if we don’t have a clear direction as to where we were goin…
 
Resilience. We have all heard this word but do you know what the true definition of resilience is? Resilience: The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness. Psychological resilience: Psychological resilience is the ability to mentally or emotionally cope with a crisis or to return to pre-crisis status quickly. Resilience exists when…
 
November is the month we celebrate Thanksgiving. You may have a tradition where you go around the table and say what you are grateful for. Creating space throughout your day every day to express thankfulness is something you can implement all year round! I literally could not be more excited to have a very special guest on this episode to talk abou…
 
In this episode we talk about how we can prevent “should-ing” on our kids, ourselves and others by taking the word “should” out of our vocabulary. The word “should” is used when we have an expectation. Expectations are created because of certain stories and beliefs we have around how things or people “should” be. Placing unwanted expectations and “…
 
What if I told you it’s not possible for your child to trigger you. Is there such thing as triggers? Can somebody really cause you to be triggered? In this episode we dive into triggers! Come hang out with me as we explore why you get triggered and who causes you to be triggered. When you change your mindset and perspective around the word “trigger…
 
This episode is part 2 to season 3 episode 6 titled Dyslexia Awareness. I believe we can be the best advocate and parent for our chid when we are educated, have empathy and parent consciously. There is a quote by Brené Brown that I love. “Empathy has no script. There is no right way or wrong way to do it. It’s simply listening, holding space, withh…
 
The month of October is dyslexia awareness month. This month in particular is close to my heart because our family has been blessed with a child who is dyslexic. My intention for this episode is to: Bring awareness to what dyslexia is. Educate you as a parent on what signs to look for. Give you tools on how to be the best advocate for you child. Sh…
 
The year 2020 has been full of surprises and plot twists. We have all had to adjust and re-adjust as things change daily, sometimes moment by moment. I was doing a study on grief when it hit me, in this season there isn’t a single person on the planet who hasn’t dealt with some type of grief or loss. In the world of parenthood, both parent and chil…
 
I am so excited to have Meg O’Keefe back with us for this episode. Meg is the founder of Heart Centered Parenting, a Montessori trainer and teacher with 30 years of teaching experience and is a Certified Coach Practitioner through Dr. Shefali Tsabary's Conscious Coaching Institute™. In this episode we talk about how our need to “fix” our children c…
 
In this episode I have the honor of sharing Meg O’Keefe with you all. Meg is the founder of Heart Centered Parenting, founder of BeLoved Montessori School, a Montessori trainer and teacher with 30 years of teaching experience and is a Certified Coach Practitioner through Dr. Shefali Tsabary's Conscious Coaching Institute™. Come hang out with us as …
 
This episode sheds light on how we have the power to change the temperature and energy within our homes. When we are courageous and dare to look inward we are presented with the opportunity to reset our internal thermostat. When our internal thermostat changes, the temperature and energy in our external environments and relationships also change! R…
 
In this episode we talk about how our need to control often comes from a deep rooted fear that we have not yet processed or healed. As parents our fears and need to control our kids can quickly take over creating resistance and disconnection within the parent child relationship. Come hang out with me as we dive into what it looks like to loosen the…
 
This new school year looks very different than years past! In this episode, my girl Kristen Maple is on talking about all things homeschool. Kristen is a homeschool mama, an Aroma Freedom Practitioner and a Medical Freedom Advocate on a mission to help you clear out your mental clutter so you can achieve your goals with grace and thrive in your min…
 
Life is forever changing and the opinions of others are endless. As parents we are constantly faced with decisions that directly impact our children. When faced with decisions or entering uncharted waters, be still, do your research and let your heart lead! When you are grounded in your heart space you can never go wrong! Sis, know yourself, your c…
 
In this episode, Ashley and special guest Debbie Wheeler a certified counselor for those in recovery and a mentor for mothers share all the valuable lessons learned on their most recent road trip from Southern California to Northern Oregon. One car, two adults, four kids, twenty five plus hours of driving and an unlimited amount of lessons in paren…
 
Who are you? What sets your soul on fire? What are you passionate about? After becoming a parent have you ever stopped to ask yourself if your identity is now found in your role as a parent? In todays episode we talk about how all to often when we become parents our identity gets lost in our role as parent. In this episode Ashley sheds light on wha…
 
This episode was inspired by a quote from Eckhart Tolle's book A New Earth, "When you're in mind you're lost in thoughts and when you're lost in thoughts you are disconnected from heart space." Come hang out with us as we talk about how to recognize, process and detach from your thoughts in order to connect to your heart space. It is when we are co…
 
If you missed Episode 12 The Ego & Inner Child, make sure you go back and give it a listen. This episode is part 2 and as promised I (Ashley) share how my ego and inner child have been showing up. My hope is that through my story you will be able to recognize when your ego and inner child shows up. By becoming aware of your ego and inner child, it …
 
In this episode we talk about the ego and inner child! Recognizing the difference between the two and how they show up not only in your daily life but also in the parent child dynamic will be a crucial part of your transformation process. Shedding the layers of the ego and learning to reparent ourselves prevents the inner child and ego from being i…
 
Belief systems are often created by family, culture, religion and personal experiences. Our belief systems cause us to see life through the lenses of our beliefs. Some belief systems you inherit, others you choose and some you may not even be aware that you have. When was the last time you took inventory of your belief systems? Taking frequent inve…
 
Some people have the type of light that is so bright it touches every soul they come in contact with. Carrie is one of those amazing souls who’s light is so bright it cannot be dimmed! Carrie is a certified Hypno-doula, a Hypnobabies Childbirth Hypnosis® Instructor and a certified Hypnotherapist. She has a passion for women’s wellness and transform…
 
The journey to evolve into your true authentic self is a journey not a destination. The one thing that has been the most crucial on my journey of liberation and freedom for myself and as a parent is the ability to as Dr. Shefali says, "mind the mind." Come hang out and see why learning to "mind your mind" and recognize the thoughts behind your feel…
 
"It takes a village to raise a child but it also takes one to raise a mom." Unkown The above quote is everything! We have all heard the very famous African proverb "It takes a village to raise a child." Do you know why it's so important to create a village and community around you? This parenting thing isn't easy and you are not alone sister! Come …
 
In this episode we talk about attachment styles with Brooke Bergman Parr a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Come sit and hang with us girls as we look at the different types of attachment styles, how healthy attachments promote emotional regulation, is essential for optimal brain development and how they effect all of our relationships! Ther…
 
No matter how much your family “loves” each other, sibling rivalry happens to even the best of families. Come hang out with us while we deconstruct why rivalry happens and how us moms can take the reigns while navigating sibling rivalry. [ 4:15 ] Two reasons dealing with sibling rivalry is hard. [ 7:11 ] Teach our children that their actions affect…
 
It’s no secret that life and people are unpredictable! Throughout your life there will be many times where you find yourself in seasons and situations that cause anxiety. Come hang out with us a we navigate anxiety for moms and their children. [ 5:51 ] All surpassed emotions are anxiety and depression and they manifest in a lot of different ways. […
 
Ok girl, warning this episode is for mama ears only! Earmuffs are required for littles, just sayin! Come hang out with us as we talk all things around having healthy relationships during quarantine. Whether your a single mama trying to figure out how to stay connected in the dating scene or a married mama trying to stay connected to your husband we…
 
The title of this episode is “New Season New Beginnings” and it’s no coincidence! Alright ladies some super exciting news for you! Free As A Bird Podcast just got kicked up a notch as my girl Kimiko Miller a licensed marriage family therapist will now be apart of our tribe as co host! If you missed Season 1 Episode 28 do yourself a favor, go back a…
 
In this episode I get to share my soul sister Kimiko Miller with you all! Kimiko is such a bright light to all those around her! She is a mama to three girls, a therapist to those in recovery and jewelry designer of her line Kimiko Kollections. There is literally nothing in this world this girl cant do! Come hang out with us as Kimiko shares her he…
 
Two of my fave people in the whole world agreed to record an episode with me! When we sat down for this interview, I literally had no idea where it was going to go! I had no plan! I really wanted to just go with the rhythm knowing that whatever was going to be was what needed to be heard! I was blown away by this convo! It could not have come at a …
 
When your kids say or do things do you often find yourself thinking, “that is so from me!” Oh sis you don’t even know how many times I have done this! In todays episode I share how our kids can pick up on our words/actions and unconsciously repeat them. Come hang and see what happened the other day that had me saying, “oops did I just say that?” [ …
 
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