Travel like a maverick, Pt.1 w/ Emily Gaudreau

Aaron Schlein chats with Emily Gaudreau. Emily is the mother of four and the wife of one. Emily is the host of How To Raise a Maverick, a podcast where she explores the challenges of raising kids with work ethic, grit, and empathy–so they become adults with a strong moral core and lust for life.

RESOURCES MENTIONED

Book: Free-Range Kids, How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children (Without Going Nuts with Worry) by Lenore Skenazy

EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS

(3:02) What is a maverick?

(5:15) “Free-range parenting” defined

(8:15) Calculated parenting decisions

(8:40) A real world version of “Home Alone”

(9:35) 99.9% of parents have their kids’ best interests at heart.

(10:20) This is the safest time in the U.S. since the 1960s, according to the FBI.

(11:25) It’s all about preparing your kids.

(11:50) Close your eyes and let your child get you across the street safely.

(12:45) Teach your kids to navigate an airport

(13:40) When talking to your kids, change your statements to questions.

(13:53) Emily is a hard (bleep) parent.

(15:40) Clam bakes in Mazatlan make great memories.

(17:15) Dogs dig when they’re bored. Children do too.

(17:28) Beaches are not Emily’s jam.

(29:50) Medical care advice for traveling parents

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Dramatic Travels is an inspirational family travel podcast hosted by Aaron Schlein. Aaron chats with the world’s most passionate and influential travelers who share emotionally-charged memories of the people and places that inspired them to travel and changed their lives forever.

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