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Welcome to the place where we focus on the things that matter. Through losing my daughter Aria, I've found a deeper connection and empathy to all the hurts in this life. I've also found that there is hope and a lot of joy to be had through relationships and focusing on what matters in our lives. On the Cultivated Family Podcast we cover grief, mental health, trauma, tools and tips for carrying our pain, motherhood, and marriage. I want this to be a place where you can learn, grow, and feel less alone.

Welcome to the place where we focus on the things that matter. Through losing my daughter Aria, I've found a deeper connection and empathy to all the hurts in this life. I've also found that there is hope and a lot of joy to be had through relationships and focusing on what matters in our lives. On the Cultivated Family Podcast we cover grief, mental health, trauma, tools and tips for carrying our pain, motherhood, and marriage. I want this to be a place where you can learn, grow, and feel less alone.
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Welcome to the place where we focus on the things that matter. Through losing my daughter Aria, I've found a deeper connection and empathy to all the hurts in this life. I've also found that there is hope and a lot of joy to be had through relationships and focusing on what matters in our lives. On the Cultivated Family Podcast we cover grief, mental health, trauma, tools and tips for carrying our pain, motherhood, and marriage. I want this to be a place where you can learn, grow, and feel less alone.

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Episodes

09: Building a Beautiful Life With Mental Health Struggles

9/12/2019
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Episode #9: So many of us experience mental health struggles, yet we suffer alone and in silence. Julie Lee’s mission is to let others know that they are seen and heard, because compassion and connection save lives. In today’s episode, Julie shares with us her journey with her mental health, and how she’s coping and utilizing today to be able to live a functional and happy life. I’m thankful Julie is so open to sharing her story, as I know there are many of you who might be struggling with...

Duration:00:39:40

08:Four Things I've Learned in Grief

9/5/2019
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Episode 8 Show Notes Four things I learned in my grief after my daughter Aria died. I so badly wanted to go to sleep and not face what was my life looming in front of me. I learned there was no way I could go to hide from my grief. -Grief does not go away -Time heals all wounds(or not) -Grief numbing -Building your life bigger around grief Get on the waiting list for The Grieving Moms Haven: www.bit.ly/thegrievingmomshaven Download a Free Grief Journal for grieving Mothers...

Duration:00:14:24

07: Supporting Women with Postpartum Depression and Anxiety with Lyndsey

8/29/2019
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The first step to getting help, is becoming aware that there is a name to what you are experiencing, and that there is hope and help out there. Today I’m talking with Lyndsey Proctor who owns a outpatient treatment center for mothers who are experiencing postpartum depression, and anxiety. I am so grateful Lyndsey shares her knowledge with us today, as it could be the first time you are hearing that you are not crazy, and that it’s okay to get help. Listen as she shares her experiences as...

Duration:00:35:02

06: The Waves That Come With Grief

8/22/2019
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Episode 06 Show Notes: -I love analogies of grief- I heard this one soon after Aria died -Waves of Grief- an old mans words -How scars are a testament to life -How I never really want the waves of grief to go away -Grief is our love for our child Download a Free Grief Journal for grieving Mothers here www.bit.ly/griefandlossjournal Cultivated Family on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cultivatedfamily/ Living with Grief Facebook...

Duration:00:13:58

05: Walking the Line of Grief and Relief With Melissa Sulley

8/15/2019
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Episode #5: Show Notes In today’s conversation, listen in as Melissa from Josiah and Co shares about her precious angel babies. She has experienced 8 pregnancies, and 2 children living here on this earth. Melissa has fueled her grief into crocheting and makes booties with heaven babies in mind. She shares about what it’s like to experience pregnancy after loss, and what it’s like to walk the line between grief and relief. Ways to connect with Melissa: Instagram:...

Duration:00:40:12

04: Stages and Emotions of Grief

8/8/2019
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Show Notes -Stages of Grief is a misconception -There are no stages in grief -Every person grieves different, and it's more of a web or roller coaster -Anger -Depression -Shock -Guilt -Acceptance -So many more emotions to grief -It's up to you to learn to carry your own grief- no one else can do it for you. Download a Free Grief Journal for grieving Mothers here www.bit.ly/griefandlossjournal Cultivated Family on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cultivatedfamily/ Living...

Duration:00:16:03

03:Winging It On a Prayer- Infertility and Adoption with Danelle Beckstrand

8/1/2019
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Episode #3 Show notes Danelle Beckstrand-We Call it a Journey Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wecallitajourney/ Blog: https://wecallitajourney.com/ The Journey Market: https://wecallitajourney.com/shop?olsPage=products Download a Free Grief Journal for grieving Mothers here www.bit.ly/griefandlossjournal Cultivated Family on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cultivatedfamily/ Living with Grief Facebook Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/382474705895661/

Duration:00:48:29

Intro to the Cultivated Family Podcast

7/17/2019
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Hey there~ I'm Megan from the Cultivated Family Podcast. I just wanted to briefly introduce myself, and why this podcast exists. I want to share stories and connections so that people feel seen and heard. I will cover topics including grief, mental health, trauma, tools and ideas of ways to learn how to carry our pain, motherhood and marriage. These are all things that are very prevalent and real to me in my every day life, and I want you to know you are not alone in yours. Download a Free...

Duration:00:04:37

01: My Story of Grief, and Loss of My Daughter Aria

7/17/2019
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Death comes suddenly and unexpectedly, even if it was expected it's never real until it happens. My daughter Aria died suddenly, and I wanted to share a few things I've learned about grief and loss. In this episode I talk about: -Aria's death -Brilynn's birth -Emotions that come with grief -Finding out I had PTSD -The questions that came up in my grief -Facing grief head-on Download a Free Grief Journal for grieving Mothers here www.bit.ly/griefandlossjournal Cultivated Family on...

Duration:00:14:30

02: Living With PTSD and Hope for Recovery

7/17/2019
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Epiosode 02 SHOW NOTES: -Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) -2 Ways I visualized PTSD -How I found out I had PTSD -Stories of my experiences with PTSD -HOPE: It’s possible to get help and possible to get better -My experience with Eye-Movement-Desensitization- and Reprocessing (EMDR) -Other ways of rebuilding pathways in our brains Websites to find a therapist trained in EMDR -www.emdr.com www.emdria.org Download a Free Grief Journal for grieving Mothers...

Duration:00:18:45