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53: Divorce and Your Relationship with Your Kids with Abigail Wald

Updated: Nov 16, 2022

Abigail Wald

Abigail Wald is your personal concierge-style parent advocate and the Founder of Mother Flipping Awesome, a podcast, course, and community that helps parents master the art form of raising children into kind and capable changemakers. Hailed as a parenting “wizard” by her clients, Abigail has created a six-month training program for parents craving more love and less labor. In addition to this, Abigail is a mother of two children, the co-host of the Hand in Hand Parenting podcast, and the Founder and Owner of The YES Bar, a real food bar made without preservatives.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Abigail Wald shares the truth about divorce: it doesn’t have to be terrible

  • Abigail explains how parents are like chefs “plating” experiences for their children

  • Mastering the skills to honor your needs and metabolize your problems

  • How to effectively speak to your children about divorce

  • The importance of taking genuine responsibility for your actions and owning your choices

  • Abigail reveals the true thoughts and feelings behind hatred

  • How to overcome the fear that your divorce will change your relationship with your children for the worse

  • The value of evaluating your core beliefs about parenting and taking time for self-care

In this episode…

Infidelity, separation, or divorce can have parents wondering if they’re harming their children. As a parent, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed — especially when you’re going through a big life change. But what if there was a way to navigate these tricky feelings and create a better relationship with your kids?

As the Founder of Mother Flipping Awesome, Abigail Wald is here to help you overcome your fears about parenting. If you want to build a strong relationship with your children after your divorce, you must begin by addressing your own beliefs about marriage, divorce, and infidelity. Abigail says that once you dispel the assumption that marriage is unequivocally good and divorce is unequivocally bad, you can reclaim your power and start moving forward.

In this episode of Your Secret is Safe With Me, Dr. Marie Murphy talks with Abigail Wald, the Founder of Mother Flipping Awesome, to discuss her advice for parents who are dealing with infidelity, separation, or divorce. Abigail explains how to transform difficult situations into opportunities, the value of adopting a growth mindset with your kids, and why self-care is vital during a challenging time like divorce.

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