This is the first episode in our Conversations with Interracial Couples Series. Today, we are interviewing Sandra and Ryan Tanner.
Ryan and Sandra Tanner have been married for almost 8 years and they live in North Metro Atlanta with their 3 children. Their ages are 17, 14, and 7. They share how their roads lead them to each other after many years, the struggles they have been through and some great advice on making a marriage work. They are a beautiful couple with a rich story who believe deeply in teaching their children to respect everyone, regardless of their race, religion or gender.
I loved this interview and I know you will too. You can continue the conversation with Sandra at: https://www.optimizedlife.com/ or on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/loving_life_with_5/
As a part of the Sexual Health Series, today we are chatting with the amazing Kristen Jenson, author of the best-selling Good Pictures Bad Pictures series. She shares with us; how important it is to talk with our children about pornography.
Kristen loves helping and empowering parents. She encourages them and equips them with what to do WHEN (not if) their child sees pornography. These books give children a simple and age appropriate definition of what a bad picture is, and what to do when they see it.
At what age, is it appropriate to talk to your child about pornography?? Well… “At what age does your child have access to the internet”? WOAH! A big eye opener.
Even with the best technology and ALL of the filters we put in place. There will come a time, when your child is staring at a screen full of adult content. Will they know what to do when they see it? Will they come home and tell you about it?
Kristen teaches us the importance of having these difficult conversations early on. It actually strengthens the parent-child bond when you face these challenges together and even more, helps our children have healthy sex lives when they are married.
If you have additional questions about your child and pornography visit ProtectYoungMinds.org or you can grab yourself a copy of these books over on Amazon! You can also find resources on Facebook, Instagram @protectyoungminds, or Twitter @ProtectYM
Be sure to subscribe to this podcast, so you don’t miss an episode and starting in July, every Friday, we’ll be talking to couples as part of our Conversations with Interracial Couples Series.
If you loved this episode, please share it with your loved ones, because sharing is caring and be sure to check us out on Instagram at: www.instagram.com/monitanner1 for a chance to win autographed copies of Good Pictures, Bad Pictures.
This week, I’m interviewing Laura M. Brotherson, certified sex therapist and author of Knowing Her Intimately: 12 Keys for Creating a Sextraordinary Marriage. Laura is one of my first mentors on this topic and I hope to follow in her footsteps, helping couples understand the true importance of sex within the marriage relationship.
In this episode, we discuss the 12 T’s of female sexual wiring and how each of them contribute to creating a truly transcendent experience for both partners. Here are a few of the resources we mentioned in the interview:
- BOOK – Knowing HER Intimately: 12 Keys for Creating a Sextraordinary Marriage use the code ‘knowher’ to get the book for just $10.
- HANDOUT – “12 T’s of Female Sexual Wholeness“
- WEBSITES – StrengtheningMarriage.com and The Marital Intimacy Institute – especially Laura’s Resources Page
Also mentioned in this episode, I am doing a YouTube series on the Laura’s 12 T’s. Episode #1 on Transformed can be found here.
If you have any questions about anything you heard in this episode, you can schedule a relationship breakthrough call with me here.
Also, make sure you are subscribed to this podcast, because starting this week, we will be publishing 2 episodes each week. The second will be Conversations with Interracial Couples and you do not want to miss these important conversations.
My guest, Melissa Corkum is a Parent Educator and Coach. Today, we’re talking about understanding our kids’ behaviors and knowing how to manage it. She shares research and real life examples that hit home and gives real strategies and solutions to our common parenting challenges.
To get your FREE Covid-19 Parenting Success Plan, go here: https://www.thecorkboardonline.com/brighterside
You can find more of Melissa and her tools and strategies here:
Website – https://www.thecorkboardonline.com
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/corkboardonline/
FB Page – https://www.facebook.com/corkboardonline
To join our 14 Day Complete Intimacy Challenge, please register here: https://onthebrightersideofmarriage.com/14daychallenge
And, to get access to all the FREE resources I’ve been loading into my Facebook Group, please visit us here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/otbsofmarriage/.
I’m publishing this bonus episode today, because working on strengthening our immune system while in quarantine is one of the most important things we can be doing right now. My guest, Rachel Rotabi is a functional medicine coach and she gives some incredible advice about who we can implement a few simple tools to help us fight of this and other viruses, by boosting our immune health.
She offers a ton of Covid-19 resources on her website: https://www.rachelrotabi.com/covid-19-resources
She has a Guide to Master Your Metabolism here: https://www.rachelrotabi.com/master-your-metabolism
If you want to improve your intimacy, I recommend the 14 Day Complete Intimacy Challenge. You can register for that here: https://onthebrightersideofmarriage.com/14daychallenge
Also, if you would like a complimentary 1 on 1 coaching call with me, head over to: https://onthebrightersideofmarriage.com/home
But hurry, spaces are filling up fast and I don’t know how long I will be able to offer them. You can find my calendar under the coaching tab.