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Uncharted Family: Family Travel, Relationships, Parenting, and Nomad Families
53 minutes | Mar 2, 2017
Nurturing the Parent-Child Bond with Dr. Jennifer Rhodes
“I love to help parents to have joyful moments with their kids” – Dr. Jennifer Rhodes Today’s guest is an amazing individual – she has traveled the world and spoken at many conferences (including the Elite Man Conference in 2016, where we met), sharing her expertise on relationships, seduction, and parenting styles. Dr. Jennifer Rhodes is the founder of Rapport Relations, a boutique relationship agency where people go to for their relationship needs. She has worked with a lot of parents around the world, including post-Katrina New Orleans. Being a doctor of psychology has truly helped her understand the people around her, making her quite effective in her chosen career. On this episode, you will learn: How to have a healthy parent-child relationship How the relationship between both parents change after the child arrives How to tolerate the discomfort you feel when you become parents What the usual causes for anxiety in parents are, and what you can do to deal with it The difference in parenting styles in the United States and in other parts of the world How to keep a successful marriage after having kids Quotes “I love to help parents to have joyful moments with their kids” – Dr. Jennifer Rhodes “Good news – you don’t have to be a perfect parent”- Dr. Jennifer Rhodes “Ask for things on a daily basis”- Dr. Jennifer Rhodes “Scheduling sex in your calendar is actually good”- Dr. Jennifer Rhodes “Relationships matter the most!”- Dr. Jennifer Rhodes Continue the Journey (Resources from this episode): Rapport Relationships Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman Attached by Amir Levine Katrina’s Children, a documentary Click here to thank Dr. Rhodes on Twitter Subscribe to make sure you get every episode of Uncharted Family! The post Nurturing the Parent-Child Bond with Dr. Jennifer Rhodes appeared first on Uncharted Family.
52 minutes | Dec 28, 2016
Give Birth Beautifully with the Virtual Midwife, Karen Wilmot | UFP 10
Karen Wilmot is the founder of the Virtual Midwife, where she supports expecting expats during the entire pregnancy. She understands perfectly how challenging it is to go through a pregnancy while abroad, as she herself is a serial expat and has been working with others who lead the same lifestyle for a decade. Karen is also one of the pioneers of the Mother and Baby Wellness Center in Muscat, Oman. The main goal of the wellness center is to provide a holistic approach to community care and to focus on the wellness of mothers and their babies. Indeed, Karen has done so many great things for the wellness community in Oman, being instrumental in getting the center off the ground. On this episode, we talk about what to consider when looking for and choosing a doctor; what you need to prepare and what procedures you need to understand; as well as the different situations of childbirth, pain management, genetic testing, and vaccines. On this episode, you will learn: What is a virtual midwife, and how can one be helpful in your pregnancy as an expat What signs or cues you should look out for in discerning a baby’s needs How every baby is different BRAT – acronym for assessing any medical intervention What the different pain management techniques are Why you should decide beforehand whether you would really like to undergo genetic testing for your baby How to choose the right doctor for you Suggested vaccination schedule Quotes: “Learn to read your baby”- Karen Wilmot “Don’t look for problems, trust your instincts” – Karen Wilmot “Let go of the things that are out of your control”- Karen Wilmot “Be an active participant in your birth”- Karen Wilmot “As parents, do your research for every single vaccine”- Karen Wilmot “Time after birth is sacred time for parents”- Karen Wilmot Continue the Journey (Resources from this episode): The Virtual Midwife Reach out to Karen: firstname.lastname@example.org The Virtual Midwife on Facebook Tweet the Virtual Midwife @VirtualMidwife Subscribe to make sure you get every episode of Uncharted Family! The post Give Birth Beautifully with the Virtual Midwife, Karen Wilmot | UFP 10 appeared first on Uncharted Family.
52 minutes | Dec 14, 2016
Worldschooling with Scot and Emily McKay | UFP 09
Scot and Emily McKay are World Travelers, Parents, Dating Coaches, Podcast hosts and much more. I first met Scot at the Elite Man Conference where we were speakers and room mates. He was so much fun to hang out with, I knew I needed to get him on the podcast. Together, Scot and Emily are the team behind the dating site, deservewhatyouwant.com. Their business success allows them to travel the globe with their kids a good portion of the year. In this episode, we discuss the foundations for a great relationship, “world-schooling” and why Scot and Emily feel it’s the right choice for their kids ,and how they strike a work life balance while traveling the globe! In this episode you will learn: Scot and Emily’s definition of “World-Schooling” How they balance life and work Keys to long-term relationship success What it means to “get each other” in a relationship Why we are scared of what we don’t understand Why Scot and Emily don’t “work” on their relationship Masculinity and femininity around the world Why men in developed countries struggle to understand masculinity How people around the world treat Americans How kids learn while traveling Why you should always treat travel like the adventure it is How to Pass on the passion to your kids Quotes: “Marry the person who gets you” – Scot and Emily McKay “Men in developed countries struggle with masculinity more than anywhere”- Scot and Emily McKay “I didn’t expect my kids to learn so quickly abroad”- Scot and Emily McKay “Treat everything like an adventure”- Scot and Emily McKay “Femininity is a constant in every country”- Scot and Emily McKay Continue the Journey (Resources from this episode): Scot and Emily’s Podcast – Wing it Worldwide – 10 minutes episodes of content you won’t see/hear in the media www.wingitworldwide.com Deserve What You Want Click here to thank Scot on Twitter! Derek’s episode on Scot’s Podcast The Mountain Top: How to be a Great Man of Adventure Subscribe to make sure you get every episode of Uncharted Family! The post Worldschooling with Scot and Emily McKay | UFP 09 appeared first on Uncharted Family.
52 minutes | Sep 19, 2016
Keep Your Love Alive with Matchmaker Rachel Russo | UFP08
Do opposites attract? Is it truly possible to compromise? What do I want from a relationship? Today on the Art of Adventure we have my good friend, relationship expert and NYC based matchmaker Rachel Russo to help answer these questions and more. She is very enthusiastic about helping people with their relationships, and as she puts it “not just making matches, but keeping love alive”. Rachel also teaches us how to maintain spark and individuality while traveling together, knowing your core values, why women love men who plan, and lots more. Growing your relationship while you travel comes back to open communication about what you want and need and paying attention to the things that are upsetting you. Rachel also makes an interesting point that you should be with someone you want to become more like, because you will if you spend enough time together. What you will learn in this episode: How to find the core values of your relationship Why you should be with someone you want to become more like How to find your communication style Taking travel time apart How to keep your relationship strong with a new kid Why women love men who plan Quotes: “We might not be aware of the preferences and needs in relationship” – Rachel Russo “I love to help people keep love”- Rachel Russo “If you only had X time on earth, what would you do?- Rachel Russo “We all just want to be accepted for who we are”- Rachel Russo “Don’t feel pressure to know everything – you can never be fully prepared”- Rachel Russo “Don’t sweat the small stuff”- Rachel Russo Continue the Journey (Links from this episode): Rachel Russo Thanks Rachel Russo! If you enjoyed this session of The Uncharted Family Podcast, let Rachel know by clicking on the link below and sending her a quick shout out on Twitter: Click here to thank Rachel on Twitter! Subscribe to make sure you get every episode of Uncharted Family! The post Keep Your Love Alive with Matchmaker Rachel Russo | UFP08 appeared first on Uncharted Family.
54 minutes | Sep 7, 2016
Long Term Family Travel | Sean Marshall – Family Rocketship | UFP07
What if you just put it to a vote with your family and said, “where do you want to live for the next 6 months?” That is exactly what Sean Marshall has done for the last few years (he is currently on an “America Break”) which took his family (his wife and three daughters) to the Caribbean island of Cozumel for two years, and to Europe for a half year living in Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Scotland, & England. After being laid off 6 years ago, Sean started Social Rocketship, an online marketing company which eventually became a one stop shop to help businesses with their websites, SEO, content marketing, email, and social media. After building the right team, Sean now works about 5-10 hours/week. Sean writes about his journey at FamilyRocketship where he teaches people how they can set up a business that enables lifestyle freedom with a family. What you will learn in this episode: How Sean’s family makes decisions about where to live How to spend less time on your business How to save money while traveling Details of living on a Caribbean island Inside Sean’s business – including how he meets with clients and uses his general manager VA Quotes: “One of our biggest family values is fun” – Sean Marshall “Jobs aren’t helping us get any closer to our dreams” -Sean’s wife “Let’s see what education really is in this crazy world”Sean Marshall “Currently I work 5-10 hours per week”- Sean Marshall “Getting key people into place in your business is the hardest thing”- Sean Marshall “Where you consistency happens for you kids doesn’t really matter”- Sean Marshall “True safety is creating for yourself”- Sean Marshall Continue the Journey (Links from this episode): FamilyRocketship.com Sean’s full service business Social Rocketship Thanks Sean Marshall! If you enjoyed this session of The Uncharted Family Podcast, let Sean know by clicking on the link below and sending him a quick shout out on Twitter: Click here to thank Sean on Twitter Subscribe to make sure you get every episode of Uncharted Family! The post Long Term Family Travel | Sean Marshall – Family Rocketship | UFP07 appeared first on Uncharted Family.
39 minutes | Sep 1, 2016
Your Relationship is it’s Own Entity | Emily Nature | UFP06
Emily Nature is a friend of ours from Bali and a world renown relationship coach. She is the author of the upcoming book “The Magnetic Woman: Secrets to Effortless Attraction and Dating with Irresistible Confidence.” She specializes in helping women express their femininity through self love, to ultimately attract the right men into their life. What you will learn in this episode: How to grow your relationship while traveling Why it is useful to think of you relationship as its own entity Masculine and Feminine Dynamics How to keep your relationship fire burning How to fully express yourself and experience freedom in relationship Continue the Journey (Links from this episode): Website: www.emilynature.com Contact: email@example.com Special offer from Emily: I’d love to offer 3 relationship makeover sessions for 3 listeners of the Uncharted Family podcast. These sessions are valued at $200, they’re designed for women or couples who are going through a storm or crunch time in their relationship right now and ready to be supported to move through it, to more love, more passion, more understanding. There is an application process, and the first three who qualify will get to have the relationship makeover session with me at no cost. You can apply for it here: bit.ly/emilynature11 Subscribe to make sure you get every episode of Uncharted Family! The post Your Relationship is it’s Own Entity | Emily Nature | UFP06 appeared first on Uncharted Family.
48 minutes | Aug 24, 2016
Your Community and Your Relationship | Dave Booda | UFP05
Dave Booda is a good friend of mine and a man I respect – beyond being entertaining and funny, he is amazing at communicating, exploring his thoughts, and is willing to take a stand on something or be wrong, even when it will piss people off. Today we are going to talk about Dave’s decision not to become a father, finding community while you travel, exploring your relationship with your partner, open relationships, parenting and lots more! What you will learn in this episode: How to figure out what you need in a relationship Deciding whether to have kids or not How to deal with spending time apart from your partner while traveling What Dave’s definition of an open relationship is Finding community around the world Quotes: “When you decide not to have kids, you are always breaking a tradition” “Good partners make it easy for their partners to win” “It is our own job to figure out what we need in relationship” “The person you are with is a totally sovereign being” “The nomad community itself is a community” “Ideally a kid has more than two adult role models” Continue the Journey (Links from this episode): Darken the Page Podcast Dave’s Writing: Boodaism Dude Panel Dude Panel on Twitter Alan Watts Non Dualism Thanks Dave Booda! If you enjoyed this session of The Uncharted Family Podcast, let Dave know by clicking on the link below and sending him a quick shout out on Twitter: Click here to thank Dave on Twitter! Subscribe to make sure you get every episode of Uncharted Family! The post Your Community and Your Relationship | Dave Booda | UFP05 appeared first on Uncharted Family.
31 minutes | Aug 18, 2016
Dating While Pregnant | Derek and Heidi | UFP4
Stories from the episode: Having a 9 month window to get to know each other The evolution of Heidi and Derek’s relationship Important keys to communication How moving frequently effects the relationship How to continue having adventures Moving in together Subscribe to make sure you get every episode of Uncharted Family! The post Dating While Pregnant | Derek and Heidi | UFP4 appeared first on Uncharted Family.
58 minutes | Aug 14, 2016
Bjorn Leonards & Brie Lamers | Unschooling For Everyone | UFP003
In this episode of Uncharted family, Derek and Heidi’s friends from Bali – Bjorn Leonards and Brie Lamers talk about unschooling their kids and themselves: how to leave behind your attachments to the things you own and travel with your family while letting your kids learn in their own best way. What you will learn in this episode: What is Unschooling and how it works How to drop your attachments How to follow your bliss to make money How to look beneath the stories being told to you (about a place, idea, etc.) How to get rid of your favorite possessions and become nomadic Ways of meditation and mindfulness that can keep you in the flow Quotes: “As a family we are drawn to community” – Bjorn “My approach to learning is through connection” – Bjorn “Ask – Why am I holding onto this belief or expectation?” – Brie “The past is a million stories – whatever you want it to be” – Bjorn “First, get really clear about what you want” – Brie “Attachment comes with a price” Bjorn “What you hold on to on the inside is what you hold on to on the outside” Brie “People always try to find an explanation for miracles” – Bjorn “There are limitless ways a person can make money” – Brie “Listen to your story unfolding, it’s a constant evolution of surprise and excitement” – Bjorn “Peru is where we realized we were unschooling ourselves too” – Brie Continue the Journey (Links from this episode): Bjorn Leonards Subscribe to make sure you get every episode of Uncharted Family! The post Bjorn Leonards & Brie Lamers | Unschooling For Everyone | UFP003 appeared first on Uncharted Family.
33 minutes | Aug 14, 2016
Meet The Families | Derek and Heidi | UFP002
In a whirlwind tour over three weeks, Derek and Heidi meet each other’s families: parents, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, and friends as they integrate into each other’s lives and everyone gets behind the pregnancy. Stories from this episode: Camping with Derek’s Family in the Redwoods Living with Heidi’s Sister and Brother in law and Brother The trip to the beach Heidi’s Stepfather dies Heading out to the desert to meet Heidi’s Grandma, Aunt, Uncle, and Cousins Finding the all purple store with Heidi’s mother Derek’s friend Pete’s wedding Meeting Art of Adventure podcast guests and fans Trying to find personal space Subscribe to make sure you get every episode of Uncharted Family! The post Meet The Families | Derek and Heidi | UFP002 appeared first on Uncharted Family.
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