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Episodes

Co-Parenting In Real Life: The Mom Hour, Episode 178

10/16/2018
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Co-parenting is tough, and we're here to talk about it. This week Meagan and Sarah talk about getting on the same page as your co-parent, how to handle personality differences and baggage from our backgrounds, and why we think kids benefit from different parenting styles (mostly). Plus, Alison Thompson joins Sarah for a fun chat about choosing baby names. Join us! The post Co-Parenting In Real Life: The Mom Hour, Episode 178 appeared first on Life, Listened..

Duration:01:03:55

More Than Mom: Musical Theater

10/14/2018
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It’s an all-Broadway edition of More Than Mom! We talk about Meagan’s recent performing stint as Roxie Hart in Chicago!, the stage shows we’ve seen lately or want to see, and respond to listener response to our first installment in this conversation, the More Than Mom episode on Movie Musicals that we did back in June. Enjoy! Sponsor Spotlight: FabFitFun FabFitFun is a seasonal subscription box with full-size beauty, fitness, fashion and lifestyle products. Meagan and Sarah shared their...

Duration:00:48:47

Halloween Costumes & Halloween Picture Books: The Mom Hour, Episode 177

10/9/2018
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Halloween costumes come with parenting questions: Will baby keep the hat on? How scary is too scary? Can you figure out how to master that face painting technique your kid is dying for? When and how to veto a costume choice that isn’t your jam? How to help make costume dreams come true without spending a fortune? Meagan and Sarah chat all things Halloween costumes in Episode 177 of The Mom Hour–plus Katie joins Sarah for a roundup of our favorite Halloween picture books. Join us! Sponsor...

Duration:01:02:16

Changing The Conversation With Jenny Schatzle: The Mom Hour Voices, Episode 30

10/5/2018
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Twin mom and motivational powerhouse Jenny Schatzle gets vulnerable about her transition to motherhood, her role as a leader and entrepreneur, and the tricky business of staying authentic AND positive online when you're a public persona. The post Changing The Conversation With Jenny Schatzle: The Mom Hour Voices, Episode 30 appeared first on Life, Listened..

Duration:01:06:07

More Listener Questions! The Mom Hour, Episode 176

10/2/2018
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Parenting a strong-willed kid, handling criticism about your family size or kids' spacing, the first signs of kid crushes and puppy love, and gift ideas for your kids' grandparents. Meagan and Sarah take on these questions and offer our advice in Episode 176. The post More Listener Questions! The Mom Hour, Episode 176 appeared first on Life, Listened..

Duration:00:48:34

Listener Questions! The Mom Hour, Episode 175

9/25/2018
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Losing your cool and yelling at your kids (how it happens to us ALL, how to prevent it, and how to cope after it happens), dealing with a pinching/biting 19-month-old, and extracting your family from a sticky situation with neighbor friends whose parenting style makes you uncomfortable. These listener questions PLUS a chat with newly-minted mom of two Alison! The post Listener Questions! The Mom Hour, Episode 175 appeared first on Life, Listened..

Duration:00:59:56

More Than Mom: Fall!

9/23/2018
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It's officially fall, no matter what kind of whether you're enjoying. Meagan and Sarah chat fall décor, fall wardrobes, experiencing fall in different parts of the country, and more in this More Than Mom episode of The Mom Hour. Join us! The post More Than Mom: Fall! appeared first on Life, Listened..

Duration:00:57:01

How To Be The Parent That Teachers (And Schools) Love: The Mom Hour, Episode 174

9/18/2018
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Supporting your child's school experience doesn't have to look like tons of volunteer hours, chaperoning field trips, or organizing classroom parties. It CAN (and we salute those who do it!), but it doesn't have to. The post How To Be The Parent That Teachers (And Schools) Love: The Mom Hour, Episode 174 appeared first on Life, Listened..

Duration:00:56:57

The Life-Changing Magic Of Arbitrary Rules: The Mom Hour, Episode 173

9/11/2018
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Why? Because I said so. Has a nice ring to it, right? Even better, though (and more specific): because it’s a rule in our house. In Episode 173 Meagan and Sarah are talking about the beauty and hilarity of arbitrary rules, drawing from our own experience and some genius listener suggestions. Join us! Patreon We announced that our Patreon community is up and running! Become a patron (that’s a fancy way of saying you support us with a few bucks a month and in return get access to bonus content...

Duration:00:52:37

More Than Mom: Podcasts!

9/9/2018
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Meagan and Sarah talk about what podcasts WE listen to in this week’s More Than Mom episode! After a dry spell of discovering new audio shows, we each have a few new favorites–and they’re outside of the motherhood/parenting sphere. We’ll tell you what podcasts they are, who we’d recommend listen to them, and where to start for maximum enjoyment. Join us! Call For Listener Questions! We’re prepping our next Listener Questions episodes, and we’d love to hear your submissions. Record yourself...

Duration:00:45:34

Stretched Too Thin With Jessica Turner: The Mom Hour Voices, Episode 29

9/7/2018
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Working moms: are you stressed, anxious, and tired of hearing about this mythical thing called "balance?" You aren't alone, and you've come to the right place. The post Stretched Too Thin With Jessica Turner: The Mom Hour Voices, Episode 29 appeared first on Life, Listened..

Duration:00:51:02

Dirty Dishes In The Sink (No, It’s Not A Metaphor): The Mom Hour, Episode 172

9/4/2018
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Do you have dirty dishes in your sink right now? So do we, but instead of washing them we decided to podcast about it! Join Meagan and Sarah for a look at the products and practices that keep things moving in our kitchens, plus stories of faulty dishwashers, dishes pet peeves, what keeps us company while we do the dishes and more. The post Dirty Dishes In The Sink (No, It’s Not A Metaphor): The Mom Hour, Episode 172 appeared first on Life, Listened..

Duration:00:53:06

Mom Habits We Just Can’t Shake: The Mom Hour, Episode 171

8/28/2018
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You’re standing in the checkout line doing that familiar bounce-bounce-sway motion to soothe a fussy baby when suddenly you realize: you don’t HAVE a baby. Ever been there? We’re willing to be you have, and we’re discussing a bunch more mom-habits that are hard to shake in Episode 171 of The Mom Hour. PLUS pregnant mama Alison Thompson joins Sarah to discuss first versus second pregnancies, staying comfortable in the third trimester, maternity clothes that fit and flatter, and more. Join us!...

Duration:00:54:00

More Than Mom: Splurges & Saves

8/26/2018
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We all make choices about where and how we spend our money--so what areas of home, life, and style to Meagan and Sarah choose to save on, and which ones are our splurges? We discuss in this More Than Mom episode of The Mom Hour (suggested by listener Rachel!). The post More Than Mom: Splurges & Saves appeared first on Life, Listened..

Duration:00:55:15

How To Be A Good-Enough Lunch Packer: The Mom Hour, Episode 170

8/21/2018
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Boxes, bags, and bentos--here we go, friends. We're talking lunch-packing on this week's episode of The Mom Hour. From the gear we love (or like well-enough), to the stuff we pack (no, it's not pretty or perfect), to when and how we get lunches packed (and unpacked...ew), today's episode is FULL of tips and stories to encourage you this school year. The post How To Be A Good-Enough Lunch Packer: The Mom Hour, Episode 170 appeared first on Life, Listened..

Duration:01:02:42

Productivity & Time Management Tips For Moms: The Mom Hour, Episode 169

8/14/2018
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How do the things get done? Where does the time go? These are the questions we look at in today’s podcast episode. We’ve got tips for making the most of your time and prioritizing well so you feel your most productive (yes, even in those early baby days where it seems like NOTHING gets done). Whether you’re staying home full time, working outside the home, or somewhere in between, these tips are meant to encourage you. PLUS Katie Addiss joins Sarah at the end of the show for an update on...

Duration:01:00:14

More Than Mom: Behind The Scenes & Business Updates

8/12/2018
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By listener-request we’re taking you behind the scenes! We discuss the making of The Mom Hour, our recording quirks, tips for aspiring podcasters, how we work with brands, and more. We also give a little back-story on how the show has grown, how the Life, Listened network started, evolved, and continues to change, and what our goals are for the podcast in the coming months. PLUS you’ll get to hear a couple of fun bloopers, including the now-classic line, “my dog is playing a maraca”. Join...

Duration:00:52:24

Late-Summer Check-In & Managing Seasonal Transitions: The Mom Hour, Episode 168

8/7/2018
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Sarah has one week left of summer and Meagan has a MONTH. We chat about late-summer malaise, seasonal energy slumps in general, how to (or whether to) get back to healthier habits and routines, and what (if anything) we’re doing to gear up for the impending school year. Join us! Sponsor Spotlight: Hydralyte Hydralyte is a clinical hydration product that comes in great flavors and is available as a pre-mixed drink, a powder, or effervescent tablets. Compared to sports drinks, Hydralyte...

Duration:00:53:34

How To Be A Happier Parent with KJ Dell’Antonia: The Mom Hour Voices, Episode 28

8/3/2018
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Happiness in parenting doesn’t mean mean skipping through fields of daisies with a brood of clean, cheerful, never-whining children who eat their veggies and always put their dirty clothes in the hamper. In reality, it’s a much messier–but totally attainable–thing. In this episode of The Mom Hour Voices, Sarah talks with writer KJ Dell’Antonia about cultivating happiness as a mom in the midst of sibling fighting, grumpy mornings, and endless screen-time negotiations. KJ’s new book, How To Be...

Duration:00:54:16

Loads And Loads (And Loads) Of Laundry: The Mom Hour, Episode 167

7/31/2018
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We’ve yet to meet a mom at any stage of parenthood who didn’t have to deal with laundry–it’s one of the great equalizers of the mothering experience, no? Today on The Mom Hour Meagan and Sarah take you inside their homes and laundry rooms for a look at how we keep up with the piles, what our routines and rituals are, and how the whole clothes cycle works. Join us! Sponsor Spotlight: Victorious Victorious brings the fitness studio to you, with live group fitness classes that you can...

Duration:00:55:48