JoAnn Crohn: Welcome to the no guilt mom podcast. I am your host, JoAnn Crohn here with the wonderful Brie Tucker. Brie Tucker: Why, hello,…
Do you have a million reasons why you can’t do the things that you want to? Do you believe that you don’t have the time, the resources, or the experience to do something that you want to? We are here to tell you why you need to stop telling yourself those lies and what you can do to overcome them and start pursuing everything you’ve ever wanted to…now!
Do you love posting those first-day-of-school pics? How about using those family friendly tracking apps? Ever wonder when it might all be too much? We’re going to give real advice on how to find those boundaries for your kids as they are growing up in a very public and digital age.
Do you want a cute and chic wardrobe, but feel tied down by your mom-style wardrobe? Drop the boring and get chic, with what you have in your own wardrobe. No shopping is required! Erika Cartledge from Your Chic is Showing will show you that your chic wardrobe is actually hiding in your closet, right now!
Does it feel like the mental load of motherhood breaking you? If you’ve ever felt close to a breaking point, you’re not alone! Motherhood often dictates the role of being our children’s counselor in relationships and emotions, absorbing their feelings and challenges. We’re shedding light on six hidden tasks that might be adding to your mental load and pushing you to the edge.
We have so much going on as busy moms…how are we supposed to prioritize self-care as a mom? It’s so hard to find the time, but we have 5 easy tips on how to do it, and in the process, raise some pretty good humans as well!
Do you hate the idea of cooking dinner? Most of all trying to figure out what to do with leftovers? We have got the solution to your leftovers dilemma. Tiffani Thiessen joins us to share all the ins and outs of her new cookbook that revitalizes your dinner menu without costing you an arm and a leg!
Do you feel like your household is full of chaos when your child is having meltdowns? Dayna Abraham shares ways you can go from chaos to connection with your child in no time!
Do you get called a pushover parent because you don’t use strong punishments in parenting? We’re here to empower you and your parenting choices. You don’t have to punish to be an effective parent and we’re going to share with you all the reasons why.
Are you looking for a way to reduce screen time for your kids? We share strategies to reduce screen time and encourage independent play such as filling a child’s attention cup, being nearby during play, and more!
It feels like all the behaviors your kids have are challenging.
But what if I told you those challenges are actually life skills that just need a little guidance?
This is how you can tell.
Mean kids. They’re everywhere.
Let’s face it. These kids who tease aren’t horrible human beings (although our mama bear senses want to say they are), they just lack social skills.
So if we want our kids to avoid these mean kids and seek out positive relationships, we as parents, need to teach them social skills.
We all get into arguments with our kids that make us feel stressed and anxious. But how do we get out of that and move on to a solution with our kids? We give easy calm down strategies for your and your kids. You both will be able to cool down in no time flat!
These tips are perfect for parents and kids!
When you have anxiety, you feel like you’re all alone. But you’re not.
Here are 5 tips to cope with the anxiety we feel as moms.
Every day feels like a fight. Whether you ask your kids to pick up their shoes off the floor, to go get dressed for school, or simply to come join the family for dinner. It often feels like our kids simply don’t listen to us! But if we did just 3 simple things, we would see much different results.
It’s hard enough when you are trying to pick a place to go out to eat and no one is on the same page, but when you and your partner or co-parent aren’t on the same page…it can be downright agonizing! We discuss with Amy how parents can identify what the real issue is causing their parenting struggles and how to best get on the same page and become a united front.
It can be hard finding your authentic self when we put so much energy into our family every day. It becomes so difficult to untangle where your identity ends and your identity as a parent begins (news flash- they are different)! We’re going to share 3 things you can do to have healthy boundaries with our kids and family and help you find your authentic self.
Do you wonder how to teach good coping skills to your kids? We talk with Janine Halloran, LMHC, about everything parents should and shouldn’t do when learning and teaching good coping skills to kids.
Have you ever thought that being a parent should carry some training? How about spy training? I mean, who doesn’t want to learn how to parent like a spy? Meet Christina Hillsberg, former CIA agent and author who shares how her training as a spy has influenced her parenting with her 5 kids.
Too often, we fall into the trap of punishing our kids in the heat of the moment after something’s happened. But that hardly ever works. Here, we’ll discuss the difference between logical consequences and punishments, as well as how to make effective logical consequences that will have a positive impact on your discipline at home.
Why do so many of us feel a little squeamish when we even think about talking with our kids about sex? But it doesn’t need to and we have the answers.
Dread your middle schooler’s homework every night? These tips for middle school parents will guide you in effective homework strategies.
There I was, sitting in my son’s 7th grade Parent-Teacher conferences, listening to the Literature teacher tell me the same thing I have heard for the past few years at every single conference…
“Your son is very bright, well-behaved, an absolutely pleasure in class. However, he doesn’t seem to get his homework done. And our first test of the year didn’t go very well for him.”
Looking back, there are so many things that I wish I knew before becoming a mom. First of all, that it won’t look like I imagined, and that’s okay. That will have days where I will lose it, and that’s expected. That my kids won’t be perfect, listen all the time, and be the “model” kid, and that doesn’t mean that I failed as a parent.
Have you had a day where one too many things piled up, and before you knew it, you felt triggered and just exploded? Why do we get triggered sometimes? We’ll explain why it happens and what you can do about it.