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136: Kori & Mike: Zag Zig Parenting

Married for 23 years, with 4 children, Kori Reed and Mike Becker are on a mission to “Reimagine family stereotypes so that all modern families can thrive.”

They are so committed to this mission that they wrote a book about itZag Zig Parenting: (Mis)Adventures of a Career-Driven Mom and a Stay-at-Home Dad

ZagZig Parenting invites you to explore a married couple’s contemporary perspective on parenting through comical vignettes that share their differences, struggles, and mistakes.

Written by Kori, a career-driven mom of four children, with commentary from Mike, a twenty-year, at-home dad, this book shows work-life integration from a different lens and creates a positive environment to reimagine the family framework.

These vulnerable stories about life as a non-traditional family aim to paint a picture of everyday chaos provide comic relief and permit parents to thrive as they embrace their perceived shortcomings in the context of work-family flow. Parenting issues don’t discriminate.

Listen in to hear Kori and Mike share:

  • How Mike and Kori both started defying traditional gender roles at the age of 16
  • How parents with two very different personality types can successfully find their parenting groove
  • What family management looks like for a stay-at-home dad and career driven mom
  • The power and purpose of therapy
  • How a Kori learned to juggle being a present parent and career focused mom
  • What Mike loved about staying home with 4 kids over the course of 20 years
  • Mike’s biggest parenting secret when it comes to minimizing overwhelm and chaos

Links Mentioned:

Find Kori and Mike here: www.ZagZigParenting.com

But the book here: Zag Zig Parenting on Amazon

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136: Kori & Mike: Zag Zig Parenting
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