“KEEP IT REAL” PARENTING
Malinda Beth Zachary
About this podcast
No theories, no fluff, but candid, REAL, conversations, about tips and tricks that work and don’t work, in the REAL world of parenting & teaching young people. Malinda Zachary shares legit examples in her weekly podcast from her own perspective as a Mom of 26yrs & as a teacher/coach for 13yrs. There are NO PERFECT PARENTS but you can parent in a CONFIDENT & POWERFUL way in REAL life situations! You can’t make this stuff up! Join Malinda and friends today!more
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Ep 17: GAME CHANGER ALERT! Helping your kids recognize their Circle of Influence and what that means
10 September 2021
Join the conversation as Malinda shares some concrete activities you can do with yourself and children to help your kids take ownership of their role in daily circumstances and how to respond appropriately so they can be heard and respected and make positive choices in life.
Episode 15: “If Your Kids Aren’t Ever Mad at You...Then You Probably Aren’t Parenting!”
30 January 2021
Malinda reminds us all that we are not called to be our kids friends but we are called to parent them, lead them and give them consequences. This week her friend Peyton Mott is the guest sharing about the adults in her life who were tough on her and helped her become the successful adult she is toda...
Episode 14: “It benefits your kids to make them do things they DON’T WANT TO DO!”
24 November 2020
Malinda talks about the importance of making kids and young people do things they don’t want to do! Her guest this week is her former player and now women’s collegiate basketball coach Brittany Clark. Join the conversation as we focus on helping shove our baby birds out the nest to watch them soar!
Episode 13: “Memos from Your Child” and other ”MOM sayings” from Malinda
17 October 2020
Malinda shares some of the statements in a document called “memos from your child”. These statements helped her be encouraged and have confidence when she was parenting her young boys as a single mom. She hopes that by sharing them, it will help other parents too. She also shares some of her famous ...
Episode 12: “I Didn’t Sign Up For This!” Helping Parents Navigate Virtual Learning at Home
04 October 2020
Guest Mom, Wanda Hayes is on this episode sharing some words of wisdom and tips for parents and grandparents who have found themselves teaching their kids at home because of the pandemic. You won’t want to miss this episode as it will encourage you that this unexpected role of schooling at home can ...
Episode 11:: It takes 2 to be INTERRUPTED!
19 September 2020
Malinda discusses how kids of all ages can be interruptive and how it doesn’t have to be that way. There are tools and boundaries you can put in place to teach your children to be patient and considerate instead of rude and interruptive. Even college & adult children can be interruptive. So join...
Episode10: Old Fashioned Fun! Tons of games and activities you can do at home for cheap!
15 August 2020
Malinda shares out of her game bag of tricks this week! Her girlfriend from Dallas also gives some awesome ideas anyone can do for good old fashioned fun on a shoestring budget! Don’t miss out on the fun in episode 10!