Welcome to the Momxiety Club! In honor of it being Thanksgiving on the day this episode is published, you'll hear:
-How to use your breath to calm you down from overwhelm
-How an attitude of gratitude can help you
-Some #realisticselfcare gift ideas that you can ask for, gift to yourself, or gift to a mom
For another podcast with a great episode to listen to all about the psychology of gratitude check out The Brainy Business Episode 76: The Brainy Benefits of Gratitude
From Always Angry, Upset, and Stressed to Fulfilling Her Dreams: Stephanie Desaulniers Journey of Early Motherhood
Meet Stephanie Desaulniers, mom of a 6 and 4-year-old who draws on her experiences as someone who has struggled with anxiety her entire adult life, and the challenges that being a mother created to help other moms start their own business and fulfill.
We discuss the negative impact of not recognizing anxiety earlier in life, not recognizing postpartum depression as a new mom, balancing the desire to provide for her family, while being present and also fulfilling her dreams…And we talk about that infamous work-life balance…is there really one?
Meet Allyson Cutaiar, EMT, first-time mom of a 18-month-old little girl named Lexi, hyperemesis warrior, and lover of books and chocolate. She shares her experience as a first-time mom with anxiety on top of her experiences parenting a baby diagnosed with failure to thrive, food allergies, and the process that led to her daughter’s diagnosis. Learn how Allyson's mother's intuition, support from fellow moms, and advocacy for her child saved her sanity and led her daughter to treatment that has allowed her to thrive.
Meet Amber Hawley, a licensed marriage and family therapist and mom to three. We talk about anxiety, mom rage, communication, connection, scheduling date nights and sex, and so much more. If you feel like you haven’t found your groove with your significant other since baby has arrived this episode will give you some tips to get your relationship back after baby, something a lot of new moms ask about.