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Welcome to Enjoying Your Blended Family! We bring new episodes every Monday and Friday. Mondays are on hot topics in blended families and Fridays are all about fun ideas you can do with your blended family. This podcast is all about strengthening your blended family relationships and having more fun, giving you hope and encouragement so everyone is enjoying the journey together.
 
The KICK-ASS Stepmom Podcast, hosted by Jamie Scrimgeour, is a raw and real conversation about all the things motherhood, step-motherhood and living a KICK-ASS Life. When Jamie couldn't find the stepmom support and conversations shew as looking for, she decided to create her own. Each week, Jamie Scrimgeour brings you real life conversations about blended family, relationships, personal development and more. With tips, strategies, mindset shifts and KICK-ASS Guests, Jamie’s goal is to inspir ...
 
ZLORD explores in unedited conversation: Spirit, Oneness, inner-and-outer adventures, and finding Magic in the challenges of mundane life. Visionary author teZa and feature filmmaker Carter focus on non-judgemental (unconditional) love and acceptance, starting with each other's often wildly different viewpoints. Their commonality, and hence, the podcast's name--ZLORD--is each person's connection to the Sacred Power within. teZaLord.com and CarterLord.com for more about cohosts.
 
Hosted by Petronella Lugemwa, the “I Am Multicultural” Podcast explores what it means to be multicultural by sharing stories of love of various interracial, multiracial, mixed, biracial, blended, interfaith couples, families & friends.
 
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Carter interviews cohost teZa about her early history and mental "reset" when she was professionally involved with the studies and experimentation of plant medicines. At Harvard U. she drew plants and assisted botanists as they explored how indigenous people throughout the world have used psychotropic plants since time immemorial to facilitate touc…
 
Control is your ability to change the circumstances of a situation or focus your energy and attention. The more you feel you have some sense of input and choice. Even if it’s only over your own actions and behaviors, the better your choices and decisions will be. Energy and attention are strongly connected because your energy flows where your atten…
 
It’s time to flip the script!!! (we may have gotten a little more racy in this episode, lol) There is power when we can shift our focus to creating a good environment in our home. You will see stronger connections and more fun doing it. We share 3 ways you can make this happen in your blended family, along with 3 pro tips that we have seen work tim…
 
In this episode, Darren and I tackle some of the conflicts that you are having with your partner about your stepfamily life and tell you who's side we're on. We cover: Does your partner and the ex text too much? Who gets the bedroom? Should you take pictures with the ex? and more! For more from Jamie Scrimgeour visit www.jamiescrimgeour.com Follow …
 
Part 3 of our "no-labels" discussion (see previous episodes) cohost Carter and teZa share how many listeners are writing, reacting, and still need clarity to this most interesting of subjects. Again, talking about our spirituality is often hard using words, in general, but when we insist of sticking to the labels so necessary to function in everyda…
 
No, this isn’t the movie with little Owen Wilson (aka Jedediah)! Although that movie is hilarious, it does leave us with some great fun ideas where we can take our blended family and create some really awesome memories. There are so many different types of museums that we hardly think about or know they’re there. We dive into 4 categories of museum…
 
Following the thread of ZLORD's two previous episodes about Oneness, cohosts teZa and Carter Lord share about the reasons why Oneness ought be as much a part of life, as mainstream as sharing on social media. Unity consciousness is that important to a fulfilling, contented life, making the worse hardships bearable. Examples are given of those who d…
 
Enjoy the Journey!!! Chris and Jamie, from Expedition Marriage, are here with us bringing the fun back to your marriage. It’s easy in a marriage to start drifting apart, but there are ways we can put fun back in our marriage and keep us growing closer together. Expedition Marriage shares ways that you can avoid the disconnection and avoidance traps…
 
Marriage Therapist and stepmom coach Mary T. Kelly is back and her and Jamie are diving into normalizing the real stepmom experience. They want to empower stepmoms to change the conversation about what being a stepmom is really like. They chat about: Encouraging stepmoms to find their voice Changing the stepmom narrative Working through the shame a…
 
Men like to eat!!! (well, most men) Many men also like showing off their skills on the grill (aka their Grill Skills). This year on Father’s Day, we share 7 ideas that you can use to throw some food on the old pit. The ladies could take over and cook for the men, or let this be a fun time where the men are teaching the ladies and their kids the gri…
 
Part 2 of the previous episode's discussion of why life is so much better "without labels." Cohosts teZa and Carter differentiate between cultural adjectives, that are often needed to function in society--and the deeper connection with our eternal soul that has no reason or need to be labeled. They encourage everyone to listen to Hannah Gadsby's st…
 
A healthy marriage is a big key for a successful blended family. Any marriage takes work and intentionality, but there are a few things we can do that really helps take our marriage to a greater healthy level. We dive deep into 3 areas that will help make your marriage stronger. When your marriage is strong, your blended family is strong, and besid…
 
In this episode, Stepmom coach and creator of VIP Stepmom Naja Hall is going to call you out, inspire you and have you in tears of laughter. We dive into: Dealing with a high-conflict ex Being addicted to the chaos Stepmom insecurity When we think a Stepmom should call it quits and so much more! Listen to Ep. 14 How To Deal With A High-Conflict Ex …
 
Bring back a classic. Card games are an easy way to have some cheap fun. Many of us have great memories of playing cards with our parents and grandparents. What a great way to pass down those memories to our kids. We share 7 card games that are great for playing in your blended family. 1. Spoons 2. BS 3. Poker 4. Booger 5. Garbage 6. Nertz 7. Egypt…
 
Everyone's tired of the divisiveness and animosity in our social interactions and political leanings. In this episode cohosts teZa and Carter Lord notice a distinct swing among their circles toward tiring of arguing and more inclined to healing the divide. The discussion points out drawbacks of using "labels" of any sort, whether for our own multi-…
 
When your gas tank hits E, what do you do? Fill it up, right? (and maybe panic a little first) Our bodies operate the same way, if we’re constantly going and giving, we run out. Why let it get to that point? Jen, from Thrive By Action, joins us in this episode. She shares so much wisdom into being able to maintain our body, mind, and souls with way…
 
Jamie interviews Libby Ward from Diary Of An Honest Mom about their own personal journeys surrounding their relationships with their mom, and how that relationship has impacted the way they show up as moms themselves. They dive into: Perfectionism in (step)motherhood Mom Guilt Generational Trauma How they have set boundaries to protect themselves a…
 
Do we really need a tent? If you hate camping, then this is the episode for you. If you love camping, then this is the episode for you. That’s right, it fits all campers or non-campers. You can create a lot of fun memories with your kids by creating a camping experience and not even leave your house. This is great for when you're not able to actual…
 
Often coming from two different perspectives, cohosts teZa and Carter Lord always agree on one thing: they both love Spirit. In this episode they unravel the meaning of Oneness, because both have different definitions for it. But in the end, they both agree: Oneness IS Spirit. Just another name for it. see tezalord.com and carterlord.com for more a…
 
What refills you? You have to be poured into, so you can pour more out. If not, it can lead to quick tempers, tiredness, and feeling stressed-out. When we are running low, then we aren’t able to be as supportive to those in our family, and our blended family needs us strong and ready to go. We share great ways that you can refill yourself, so you c…
 
Today's episode with Renee Reina, host of The Mom Room podcast is just a chit chat between two moms about parenting, setting boundaries in motherhood, being the default parent and more. We cover: setting boundaries on having visitors after having a baby gentle parenting responsibilities in parenting being the default parent (and how to stop being t…
 
Welcome to the creatures of the water! (said in my scary voice) Okay, so this episode really isn’t scary at all. I think the creatures of the water (aka fish and crabs) are probably more scared of us. For many of us, some of the funniest and cherished memories of our past comes from our parents taking us fishing. Even if none of us are really peopl…
 
Every person alive, sooner or later, meets with hard times, challenges, situations. Here cohosts teZa and Carter discuss methods they use, individually and sometimes together, to help become more aware, more accepting of what might not be in their power to change--and then, and only then--taking action to alleviate stress becomes possible and inner…
 
Devo’inning it up!!! (might’ve just made up a word, don’t know) If you listened to Part 1, then you know having a devotion time can greatly benefit you and your blended family. But everything sounds good in theory, though. How can we make a devo time happen for us, one that we can actually stick with? That can be a big challenge. In this episode, w…
 
Jamie interviews Britt and Ryan Ostofe, hosts of The Laughing Couple Podcast about family, parenting and their relationship. They dive into: Their parenting and family philosophy Creating relationships with your kids that don't feel like an obligation when they're older What their parents did to result in them becoming real life friends with them i…
 
We have some extra-special guests with us on this episode (you’ve gotta listen to get the reference)! Join us as we hear from the creators of Travel Date Nights. Garrett and Mandi have set out to help families create those lasting memories together by seeing the world through traveling (and you don’t even have to leave your house to do it). Travel …
 
Going solo this episode, teZa hopes she's going to convince her good friend Dori to join her for a spontaneously planned conversation as they share woman-to-woman time on a beach date. Well, as often happens, things do not work out as we like to think they will. But everything happens for a bigger purpose than we alone can imagine, as happens when …
 
It’s Devo, not Bevo (the Texas Longhorn mascot)! Okay, bad joke. Sorry. We share how adding a devotion time to your daily routine can greatly benefit your blended family. Devotions are a great way to grow closer to God and hear more from Him. This causes us to be better versions of ourselves, and in return we show up better for our family. That jus…
 
Jamie interviews Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Author Jessica Baum about how core wounds and attachment styles show up in stepmom life. We dive into: attachment styles and how they show up in our relationships stepmom life and how anxious and avoidant attachment may show up in how someone experiences step motherhood and the challenges and in…
 
“And send it soaring” (any Mary Poppins Fans?) This may not look like the musical, but it is one fun thing you can do with your family that we easily forget about. It’s Springtime and the wind is blowing a little stronger than usual, so why not have some cheap fun with your family. This is great for all ages. Even our teenagers were having a blast …
 
Have you ever wished you could get some help from God, our Spiritual source? Your Higher Self? Your guardian angel? No matter what you call this "energy"--this week teZa and Carter Lord talk about how they "use it." Learn how they approach the Divine when they're seeking answers they need help with. Step by step, each shares how s/he does this; and…
 
Blended & Redeemed! Scott & Vanessa from Blended Kingdom Families (aka BKF) join us in this episode to share information on their new book “Blended & Redeemed.” It’s more than just a book, but a great resource for blended families in many ways. This book guides through dealing with the past and forgiveness, all the way through major challenges mode…
 
In this episode Jamie interviews Lori Sims, co-founder of Nacho Kids all about disengaging as a stepmom and the misconceptions around the "Nacho Kids" method. We dive into: Why disengaging is easier said than done The right way to disengage The purpose of disengaging How stepmoms often disengage the wrong way How the "Nacho Kids" method saved Lori'…
 
An easy way to add romance to your marriage! Just a disclaimer, this episode is for big ears and not the little ears. Ladies, have you ever wanted a romantic date night with your man? Guys, have you ever wanted to be more romantic for your wife, but struggle coming up with ideas? Romance Enhance has you covered. This is an easy way to add some roma…
 
This interview with Michelle Dempsey of Moms Moving On has been behind the closed walls of my membership for a couple years… but with Mother's Day this weekend, I felt called to share it with you because the conversation is fire. We talk about Mother's Day as a stepmom If stepmoms should be celebrated on Mother's Day Why some moms are against ackno…
 
teZa and Carter Lord, cohosts and life partners of 3 decades, are freshly back from two weeks of van camping in Southeast Arizona. They're really excited about the conservation message so beautifully given by scientist Diana Beresford-Kroeger in her most recent book: To Speak for the TREES. Join their enthusiasm as they discuss how every conversati…
 
Conferences and blended families, they can go together! After going to the Blended & Blessed 2022 conference for blended families, we witnessed first-hand how valuable these kinds of things can be for any blended family. We share the benefits and ways you can connect with all the different conferences and summits, and even add a little Wizard of Oz…
 
Bethany Webster is back on the podcast to chat some more about the mother-daughter relationship and how there can be shame and embarrassment around this relationship for women, especially around holidays and Mother's Day. In this episode we dive into: The grief that comes from having a relationship with your mother that doesn't meet your needs The …
 
Would you like a spot of tea? Mother’s Day is right around the corner. This is a great idea for anyone looking to show the ladies in your life that you love them, and also a great idea to pitch to the men in your life that you’d enjoy doing. Some small nice delicious sandwiches, some chips, different teas and drinks, and don’t forget the desserts! …
 
Recorded in the Wild on April 24 but uploaded a few days later when we found an internet connection. Cohosts teZa and Carter Lord discuss, sitting at their early morning campfire in Southeast Arizona, how, with the proper approach, one can feel connected to Nature, to 'the Wild' no matter where, when, or how our surroundings may be. See tezalord.co…
 
This episode was recorded on EARTH DAY as cohost teZa and Carter Lord camp in the WILD of Southeast Arizona. Due to no internet connection, the next two conversations on ZLORD podcast are being presented simultaneously as ... internet is only now possible. We record using only an simple iPhone, and then, to present our various episodes, not only an…
 
Can Co-Parenting and Peace go in the same sentence? It can!!! This episode is full of tips on how you can have peace while co-parenting. Join us as we talk with Katie from COPARENTING PEACEFULLY. She is a Co-Parenting Coach and shares many ways at how you can find peace through having the right kind of healthy boundaries. This can be a challenging …
 
Jamie shares what self care looks like for her and answers questions submitted by you on Instagram. Links Mentioned: Check Out The Workshops: www.jamiescrimgeour.com/workshops Check Out The Membership: www.jamiescrimgeour.com/membership Jamie's Favs: www.jamiescrimgeour.com/favorites TEXT ME! 226-401-0819 Get 120 Ways To Be A KICK-ASS Stepmom: http…
 
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