Meet Rabbi Ariana Capptauber who within the span of a few months, became ordained, moved to a new state, started a new job, and gave birth to her first child. Hear how mindfulness, meditation, spirituality, accepting things as they are, and forgiveness have helped her during this momentous time of her life.
Her Rosh Hashanah sermon about forgiveness is what prompted me to ask her to be a guest. And I thought there was no better time than the end of the year, when many reflect on the past year and make plans and resolutions for the New Year, to share this interview.
Meet Carrie Mahoney, mom of two and former licensed therapist.
“Own your anxiety or it will own you.” Carrie gave me some of the best advice I’ve received about dealing with anxiety. Listen in on our conversation about all things anxiety and motherhood. From being born anxious, to pregnancy, birth, and all the feelings that go along with being a mom, Carrie and I cover it all in this episode.
At the end of the episode, we ask you to email firstname.lastname@example.org or record a voicemail at join.momxietyclub.com and share your experiences with connecting with OR not having a connection immediately with your newborn.
Survival mode as a new mom can take on a different meaning for each mom. In this episode, mom of 10, Ashley Buffa, shares survival mode is for her. Hear Ashley’s journey from a home in chaos to achieving more patience and less anxiety. Her “survival mode” is very similar to what I call our “realistic self-care”.
Ashley is a business owner and dedicated non-perfectionist home systems extraordinaire! She is passionate about helping any mom who is ready for change to realize and achieve a neat space that really feels like Home Sweet Home.
There is SOOOOOOOOOO much going on right now to make momxiety go through the roof! Today I’m sharing some of my own, as well as other mom’s ideas, for self-care that can be done during a pandemic.
We have all had our schedules thrown off since March and when we feel like we start getting into a routine, that routine gets shifted, by work/lack of work, in-person/virtual/hybrid/canceled school, and where and how often we can leave our house.
Do you get momxiety worrying about your infant hitting developmental milestones? Meet Dr. Shannon Davis, aka, Dr. Shannon PT™. Dr. Shannon Davis PT, DPT is a mother of two girls 9 and 11, a business owner, and inventor of the Little Balance Box and Hativity.
Learn about your baby’s gross motor skill development. Dr. Shannon PT gives moms recommendations on things to look for to know if their child is working on hitting a milestone because the range of ages for developmental milestones is really very broad. Hear some ways baby gear can help and hinder your infants’ development and learn about The Little Balance Box and why this mom of 2 invented it!
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.
Sydney Maisel-Straitman chats about her experiences with infertility, parenting after fertility struggles, the importance of therapy and having a community, and social media and parenthood.
Did you enjoy listening to Sydney sharing her wisdom and encouragement as much as I did? Knowing that she shared so openly and honestly through her journey was a big inspiration for me and really helped give me that boost of courage to start the Momxiety Club.