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Less Drama More Mama is the podcast for moms who want to feel calm, in control, and confident about how to handle anything life throws their way. As a Certified Life Coach, LCSW, School Counselor, and blogger, Pam Howard has been helping empower parents for years. In her podcast, she shares personal stories, case studies, and life coaching tools to help you go from feeling frazzled and disrespected to feeling calm and connected. Learn more at http://LessDramaMoreMama.com.

Less Drama More Mama is the podcast for moms who want to feel calm, in control, and confident about how to handle anything life throws their way. As a Certified Life Coach, LCSW, School Counselor, and blogger, Pam Howard has been helping empower parents for years. In her podcast, she shares personal stories, case studies, and life coaching tools to help you go from feeling frazzled and disrespected to feeling calm and connected. Learn more at http://LessDramaMoreMama.com.

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United States

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Less Drama More Mama is the podcast for moms who want to feel calm, in control, and confident about how to handle anything life throws their way. As a Certified Life Coach, LCSW, School Counselor, and blogger, Pam Howard has been helping empower parents for years. In her podcast, she shares personal stories, case studies, and life coaching tools to help you go from feeling frazzled and disrespected to feeling calm and connected. Learn more at http://LessDramaMoreMama.com.

Language:

English


Episodes

Validating Emotions – 134

3/2/2021
The act of validating your child's emotions can be a powerful parenting tool. Since every action begins with a thought, this episode explores different thoughts that can lead to validating and invalidating kids' feelings. I also discuss the importance of learning to allow and validate your own emotions so you feel better about yourself and show up as the mom you most want to be. www.lessdramamoremama.com/134

Duration:00:13:34

Teaching Your Child to Listen – 133

2/23/2021
Do you want to know the #1 complaint I hear from moms? "My child doesn't listen." Fortunately, good listening is a skill that can be learned. In today's episode, I share some tips on how to feel better about your child's behavior, how to model good listening yourself, and how to teach your child listening skills. Remember, building these skills takes time and practice. The best thing you can do is to learn to manage your own mind so that you can show up for your child with more patience and...

Duration:00:15:48

Loving Yourself – 132

2/16/2021
Do you love yourself? Why or why not? According to Brené Brown, we can only love others as much as we love ourselves. So it stands to reason that loving yourself benefits everyone around you. In today's episode, I discuss what keeps people from loving themselves and steps to increasing your own self-love. www.lessdramamoremama.com/132

Duration:00:14:23

Parenting Tool: The Family Meeting – 131

2/9/2021
You are the CEO of your family. And just like in a corporate business, there are times when it’s beneficial to bring everyone together to talk about company policies, goals, schedules, expectations, changes in routine, and any issue or obstacle that's hindering business success so that everyone is on the same page and working toward the same goals. In this episode, I'm sharing when and why to use family meetings, and how to execute them effectively. Tune in to learn how to make these...

Duration:00:13:27

Writing and Telling Your Story with Andrea Askowitz – 130

2/2/2021
My guest on today's podcast is the one and only Andrea Askowitz. She's a dear family friend and the executive producer and co-host of the Writing Class Radio podcast. As a writing teacher and mom of 2, Andrea knows firsthand how powerful writing and storytelling can be for moms. Tune in to this episode to hear us talk about the benefits of writing and storytelling for moms, and the unique writing/coaching workshop we're only offering this month. www.lessdramamoremama.com/130

Duration:00:42:52

The Mama Drama Triangle – 129

1/26/2021
Does your life ever resemble a soap opera that's filled with drama? The drama triangle is a tool designed to help you understand the roles people play in conflict and drama-laden relationships. Tune in to this episode to learn more about the drama triangle and how it can help you have less mama drama in your life. www.lessdramamoremama.com/129

Duration:00:15:23

Don’t Miss Your Life – 128

1/19/2021
Do you dream of a time when life is easy and you'll finally feel happy? When your kids sleep through the night? When they stop bickering and throwing tantrums? When you can hand over the car keys and send your child to the grocery store? Tune in to today's episode, and learn how thinking about the future in this way delays your happiness and keeps you from enjoying the present. www.lessdramamoremama.com/128

Duration:00:11:03

Next-Level Parenting – 127

1/12/2021
Every challenge we face as moms is like another level of parenting we can learn to conquer. What do you think would need to happen for you to take your parenting to the next level, and what would that look like for you? What's the thing that, if you could just figure out how to overcome it, your life would improve and you would show up as an even better version of yourself? Today's episode is meant to inspire and motivate you to take action that will bring you closer to your next level of...

Duration:00:13:12

Failing into 2021 – 126

1/5/2021
Have you ever been super excited to start a new habit or achieve a new goal only to find your energy and motivation fizzles out before you reach it? We've all been there. But why does this happen? And how can you prevent it from happening again? In this episode, I answer both of these questions and share the secret to achieving success. www.lessdramamoremama.com/126

Duration:00:12:46

Creating Your Future – 125

12/29/2020
Do you feel like you can't create the future you want because you don't know how, or you think you don't have what it takes? I have good news for you. Knowing HOW to create your future isn't as important as believing that it's possible. Join me for today's episode as I explain this concept in more detail and offer some questions for you to consider. www.lessdramamoremama.com/125

Duration:00:12:10

Do Something Different – 124

12/22/2020
Is there an argument or problem that occurs in your relationship with your child again and again, in exactly the same way, with a predictable outcome? Many of us think that if we just keep doing what we're doing and repeat ourselves enough times, eventually our kids will see the light and change their behavior. Unfortunately, that rarely works. Tune in to today's episode and learn how to change the patterns in your relationships to create different outcomes by doing something different....

Duration:00:11:22

2021 Word of the Year – 123

12/15/2020
Do you have a Word of the Year? I jumped on the Word of the Year bandwagon back in 2014 and haven't looked back. Join me for this episode as I explain what it is and why it's useful, review my past words, and reveal my new one for 2021. I'll also give you tips for choosing your own Word of the Year and tell you where you can share it with other mamas who listen to the podcast. www.lessdramamoremama.com/123

Duration:00:11:17

Goal Setting with Your Kids – 122

12/8/2020
With the New Year approaching, now is the perfect time to introduce your kids to the value of setting goals and what it takes to achieve them. The process of setting goals, learning to handle setbacks, tolerate frustration, and cultivate a growth mindset will serve your kids well throughout their lives. As moms, we can help them do this, while modeling how we set and achieve our own goals, too. Join me in this episode as I walk you through the steps to setting goals with your kids and for...

Duration:00:12:19

Secrets to Living to 101 – 121

12/1/2020
My grandmother would have been 112 years old today. But she didn’t just exist to be 101 — she really lived and enjoyed life. Whenever I tell people how long she lived, they want to know: “What was her secret?” Tune in to today's episode to hear eight of my grandmother’s “secrets” for longevity revealed. My hope is that we can all learn from her wisdom and live long, prosperous lives, while also modeling healthy habits for our kids. www.lessdramamoremama.com/121

Duration:00:11:11

Revitalize Your Relationship with Erin Aquin – 120

11/24/2020
My guest today is Master Certified Life Coach Erin Aquin, author of the new book, Revitalize Your Relationship. Erin works with clients to help them fall back in love with their partners, realize their own self-worth, and improve their relationships in every way. Tune in to hear all about how Erin got into life coaching, some of the main issues couples bring to her, and helpful tips to get on the same page as your spouse, work as a team, and become a Relationship CEO....

Duration:00:45:33

2020 Blessings and Gratitude Guilt – 119

11/17/2020
Thanksgiving is almost here in the U.S., and for many it can feel hard to be in the holiday spirit when 2020 has been filled with so much pain and suffering. If you’re finding it difficult to feel gratitude this year, this episode is for you. Join me as I talk about gratitude, guilt, and 2020 blessings. www.lessdramamoremama.com/119

Duration:00:10:12

3 Things to Avoid Saying to Your Kids – 118

11/10/2020
You (hopefully) already know that you should avoid saying things to your kids like, "You're so stupid," "You're so fat," or "You should be more like your brother or sister." You may have also heard the advice to avoid giving empty praise such as, "Good job!" and "You're so smart!" In today's episode, I share three things to avoid saying to your kids that are much less obvious, though moms say them all the time. When you can learn to stop saying these three things, you’ll feel so much better...

Duration:00:10:04

The Worst That Can Happen – 117

11/3/2020
Do you worry yourself sick imagining the worst thing that can happen to you or your kids? Tune in to hear me talk about the worst that can happen (it's not what you think it is) and how best to handle it. You won't want to miss this game-changing episode! www.lessdramamoremama.com/117

Duration:00:10:50

Preparing Kids Without Scaring Kids – 116

10/27/2020
Life is full of challenges. As moms, we want to equip our kids with the self-confidence and courage to be able to handle those challenges without scaring them in the process. But how do we do that? Join me in this episode where I share my thoughts on the matter and offer some practical tips. www.lessdramamoremama.com/116

Duration:00:10:14

Lazy Kids are a Myth – 115

10/20/2020
Do you think your kid is lazy? In today's episode, I talk about my idea that lazy kids don't exist. In fact, chances are high that your child has a perfectly normal, functioning, and healthy brain. Tune in as I share some of the reasons kids lack motivation and how to help them increase it. www.lessdramamoremama.com/115

Duration:00:09:43