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Podcast Episodes 35-40
Episode 40: Carrie Rubin solo show – “What I Want For You Mama”
Episode 39: Rebecca Scritchfield on Body Kindness and ditching diets for good
Episode 38: Sharon Somekh on The Secrets to Your Children’s Happiness
Episode 37: Jessica Zimmerman on how to navigate differences in sexual desire with your partner and reignite the spark
Episode 36: Suzanne Tucker from Generation Mindful on how to build emotional intelligence in your children
Episode 35: Ali Parnell on why we get so angry with our kids and how to keep calm when they aren’t listening
Podcast Episodes 30-34
Episode 34: Naomi Damask discusses her journey with breast cancer and what you can do to support a friend going through cancer treatment
Episode 33: Sarah Argenal from Working Parent Resource on how to ditch the burnout and mom guilt and build a life you love as a busy working mom
Episode 32: Hema Trukenbrod discusses sensory issues in children and all about Pediasource, a service that connects parents with a variety of pediatric experts
Episode 31: Aimi Palmer on life as a British expat living in Chicago, advice for dealing with jet lag and traveling with your little ones, as well as her top tips around sleep
Episode 30: Jenn Taylor on life with 18 kids and her tips for moms who are struggling with the day to day
Podcast Episodes 25-29
Episode 29: Linda Szmulewitz from the Chicago New Moms Group on things you never knew about motherhood (until you became a mom) and the importance of finding your mom tribe
Episode 28: Jasmine Jafferali (Healthy Jasmine) discusses food allergies and intolerances
Episode 27: Sarah Nicoli discusses life as an American expat in London: what it was like transitioning her family there, what she loves, what she misses, and the advice she would have for any mom who might have the opportunity to live abroad!
Episode 26: Gina Fresquez on building a side hustle as a busy mom
Episode 25: Marcilie Smith Boyle discusses motivation and how to get your kids to do what you want
Podcast Episodes 20-24
Episode 24: Rachel Fiske on how to talk to your kids about sex
Episode 23: Angie Gross on weight loss for busy moms, including identifying emotional triggers, giving up flour and sugar, and how to stop the mom guilt
Episode 22: Jen Vertanen discusses her reluctant journey into motherhood – from wanting an hysterectomy at 18 to pregnant at 19; how motherhood changed her and how she turned around her emotionally abusive childhood to be the mother both she and her kids needed.
Episode 21: Jen McGrath on being a working mom, finding and creating your mom tribe, and transitioning from life as a working mom to taking a break from the corporate world to be home with her girls
Episode 20: Tari Mack on marriage and communication; how to effectively express your needs and feelings, how to be heard, and the four things you shouldn’t do if you want to stay married
Podcast Episodes 15-19
Episode 19: Holly Daly on raising interracial children and how we can have conversations with others to open their minds and perspectives on race
Episode 18: Jen Hardy on life with a chronic illness, tips for making the most out of motherhood when you might not be physically able to do it all and ways you can help out a mom with chronic illness
Episode 17: Rebecca Kringer discusses everything you need to know about LICE! (….don’t worry, no need to panic!)
Episode 16: Sarah MacLaughlin on brain development and how it relates to parenting, emotional competence, and discipline without rewards and punishment
Episode 15: Annmarie Chereso discusses the four key questions every parent can ask to move from conflict to connection in their lives
Podcast Episodes 10-14
Episode 14: Dani Steinberg on the journey to motherhood (which included 8 rounds of IVF), the premature birth of her triplet daughters, their 6 month stay in the NICU, and life with four under the age of 4.
Episode 13: Karen Davis discusses everything self care: finding the time to actually do it, getting your family on board, asking for help, building a life you love and much much more!
Episode 12: Dianne Kibbey on climbing the corporate ladder with a family and getting girls interested in and excited about STEM
Episode 11: Emily Saunders on how busy moms can prioritize their health by eating more and exercising less and the importance of minimizing toxins in personal care products, especially with kids!
Episode 10: Erin Reiff discusses her journey to becoming a single mother by choice, life as a single mom and navigating several severe food allergies with her toddler
Podcast Episodes 5-9
Episode 9: Cassie Rajewich on her journey to single motherhood, mastering her mess and turning her life around and how she helps other single moms master their messes
Episode 8: Dee McCord on raising a transgender child, unconditional acceptance and getting the support you need to navigate the transition
Episode 7: Shannon Burns from Layered By Cake on how to clear your closet, make sense of your style, and dress for your body type. On following your dreams and rocking motherhood!
Episode 6: Katie Hurley on infertility treatment, losing her mom to cancer, and surviving the early days with infant twins and a toddler
Episode 5: Nili Yelin the Storybook Mom on how to make story time fun and engage your children in stories, how to choose a good picture book, ways to encourage reading in your children, and tips for making up stories on the spot
Podcast Episodes 0-4
Episode 4: Dori Mages discusses life with teens, finding work/life balance as a mom and business owner, and tips from her family therapist practice that you can use in your own family
Episode 3: Dr. Grace Yum on starting dental care for your children, how to prevent cavities, preparing your child for visits to the dentist, when to start orthodontia & more!
Episode 2: Vanessa McCabe on coping with miscarriage, trusting your instincts, how to use a “power hour” to start your day, and raising bilingual children
Episode 1: Casey O’Roarty from Joyful Courage discusses Positive Discipline, her favorite tips for getting kids to behave more, mindfulness, and how to get your kids to get along better with each other
Episode 0: Carrie Rubin on how The Modern Mom Society came to be and a little about my experience of motherhood
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