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I'm Rachel, Mom to two kids ages 4 1/2 and 3 and we are expecting our third this fall. I'm chatting with other parents to hear their unique stories and with subject matter experts to gather information and perspectives on pregnancy, postpartum and parenting. There are so many undeniably sweet moments but the journey to and through parenting can be tough! Join me every Thursday whether you are pregnant, in the postpartum stage or navigating parenting as I explore the many facets of the Sweetest and Toughest job.

I'm Rachel, Mom to two kids ages 4 1/2 and 3 and we are expecting our third this fall. I'm chatting with other parents to hear their unique stories and with subject matter experts to gather information and perspectives on pregnancy, postpartum and parenting. There are so many undeniably sweet moments but the journey to and through parenting can be tough! Join me every Thursday whether you are pregnant, in the postpartum stage or navigating parenting as I explore the many facets of the Sweetest and Toughest job.
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United States

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I'm Rachel, Mom to two kids ages 4 1/2 and 3 and we are expecting our third this fall. I'm chatting with other parents to hear their unique stories and with subject matter experts to gather information and perspectives on pregnancy, postpartum and parenting. There are so many undeniably sweet moments but the journey to and through parenting can be tough! Join me every Thursday whether you are pregnant, in the postpartum stage or navigating parenting as I explore the many facets of the Sweetest and Toughest job.

Language:

English

Contact:

803-422-5064


Episodes

Postpartum Health and Wellness with Amanda Johns

9/5/2019
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On this episode Amanda Johns talks with me about postpartum health and wellness. If you are expecting, or just had a baby whether it's your first or subsequent, you don't want to miss our chat. The postpartum period is often a time we don't talk about and we should! Amanda and I discuss wellness, areas to focus on to aid in recovery after birth, resources to consider and much about the healing process you might not have considered before. Amanda owns Root and Bloom Postpartum Care through...

Duration:01:10:48

A Mother's Journey in Navigating Her Child's Special Needs and The Program She Created to Equip Others - with Lindsay Leiviska

8/29/2019
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On today's episode I am talking with a passionate Mom, Lindsay Leiviska, M.A. Teaching, who has been on an incredible journey in navigating her adoptive son's special needs. For years she has been tirelessly trying to find answers to help her son navigate behavioral challenges that were effecting her entire family. After years of research, knowledge gathered and experiences learned, she has gotten through the most difficult times and created a program to help other Moms and Families called A...

Duration:01:09:21

An Infertility Journey and How to Support a Friend Going Through It with Kristin Dillensnyder

8/22/2019
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On today's podcast, I chat with Kristin Dillensnyder, she openly shares her personal journey and experience with infertility. She talks about success, loss and the feelings and emotions that are experienced when you go through it. Kristin is now an infertility coach with a passion for helping other women feel emotionally supported and prepare them for the bumps ahead. During my chat with Kristin, we also discuss ways you can offer support to a friend if you know someone experiencing...

Duration:00:56:54

Baby, Toddler and Childhood Sleep with Joanna Martindale

8/15/2019
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SLEEP! It's one of our most precious commodities as parents and we are very often trying to figure out how we and our babies and kids can consistently get more of it. Joanna Martindale, owner of Baby Sleep Concierge is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Certified Maternity and Child Sleep Coach. On this episode, I'm asking her questions about infant and baby sleep including different methods and suggestions for how and when to start working on sleep and what to do when baby goes through...

Duration:01:02:32

STJ First Episode - Our Journey to Parenthood

8/8/2019
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As a first episode, I wanted to share some of my personal story. What better way to do that than sit down with my own husband! I'm chatting with Eric about our journey to parenthood, our experience with infertility, preterm labor and delivery with our second and a few thoughts on parenting thus far. I hope you join our conversation! I'd be grateful if you subscribed to our podcast so you don't miss out on future episodes and would love you to join us online. Instagram:...

Duration:00:34:35

Birth Trauma Talk with Kate Morrow

8/8/2019
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Childbirth can oftentimes be traumatic. Maybe your plan didn't go as planned, you delivered early, or you experienced something very traumatic during your birth or labor. Know that you are not alone and that experiencing PTSD after birth is very real! On this episode, I'm chatting with Kate Morrow, Mom to darling twins who arrived at 28 weeks gestation. She's sharing her story where we talk preterm labor, pregnancy with twins, the experience of a traumatic birth and more. It's an honest...

Duration:00:53:29

The Sweetest (and Toughest) Job - Coming Soon!

7/25/2019
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The Sweetest and Toughest Job is a podcast dedicated to exploring different facets of pregnancy, postpartum and parenting. The goal is to provide information and perspectives to help support parents in an open and non-judgemental environment. Each week's episode will feature a conversation with a special guest such as subject matter expert or another parent sharing their story in efforts to talk about the challenges parents face on their journey to and through parenting. First episode will...

Duration:00:01:11