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Resilience, Trust, Discipline, and Balancing Ambition

Nick Freitas and I discussed relationships, female and male dynamics, parenting tips, homeschooling, raising strong kids, managing social media for your children and more. 

Nick Freitas is a member of the Virginia House of Delegates Representing the 62th District.

Prior to being elected Nick Served in the Army with the 82nd Airborne, 25th Infantry and served two tours in Iraq as a Green Beret with 1st Special forces group.

Elected to the House in 2015, he currently serves on the Public Safety, Education, Finance, and Courts of Justice Committees and is the Subcommittee Chairman for the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Public Safety “Gun Sub.”  Host of Making the Argument and The Why Minutes.

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[00:00] Intro
[00:50] What’s with the mugs?
[01:40] Who is Nick Freitas?
[04:10] Joining the army when having a significant other
[08:07] How to raise a strong man
[19:50] How to raise a strong woman
[27:56] ‘Find the biggest kid in your class, and sock him!’ – Jordan Peterson jokes
[30:20] Work ambition vs being a great parent
[38:00] Homeschool misconceptions
[44:25] Managing social media usage (and Jane Austen)
[51:30] Building trust with your kids
[57:50] Discussing faith
[1:10:40] The need for strong women