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This is not your mother's radio show. Lindsay Aerts looks at the topics and issues that Utah moms care about. Babies, health care, mental health, family and more.

This is not your mother's radio show. Lindsay Aerts looks at the topics and issues that Utah moms care about. Babies, health care, mental health, family and more.

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This is not your mother's radio show. Lindsay Aerts looks at the topics and issues that Utah moms care about. Babies, health care, mental health, family and more.

Language:

English


Episodes

Why moms felt guiltiy both at home AND at work during the pandemic: State of Women in Utah

7/19/2021
According to new research from the Utah Women and Leadership Project working mothers felt guilt as both a parent and employee during the Covid-19 pandemic. Having had so many additional responsibilities and expectations piled on working parents’ shoulders, it is no surprise mothers felt like they were falling short and even failing on both fronts—home and work. In this episode of the State of Women in Utah series, host Lindsay Aerts talks with Dr. Susan Madsen, Executive Director of the UWLP...

Duration:00:36:43

Why you should view motherhood as a relationship

7/9/2021
Motherhood is a relationship. That means, that motherhood isn't the tasks of changing diapers, feeding kids, or managing emotions. Motherhood exists in the relationship between you and your kid(s). That's the concept taught by guest Hannah Olsen, who runs the Instagram account Freckledhan. Host Lindsay Aerts and she discuss why viewing motherhood this way helps separate motherhood from being defined as some of those tasks, thus allowing you to enjoy your relationship with your kids more and...

Duration:00:34:11

TEEN TALK: Pandemic Challenges

7/7/2021
Welcome to the Teen Talk show. This show will eventually have its own podcast but for now, you can catch all the episodes here in The Mom Show feed. In this episode, teen hosts Jocelyn Osmond and Andy Beeson about navigating the challenges of the Covid pandemic. Also joining the teens, Ronda Bromley, Executive Director of Utah Association of Secondary School Principals. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:40:15

Does motherhood have a PR problem?

6/25/2021
Do you think motherhood gets a bad wrap because of how much people talk about it's challenges? Recently, the author of a Deseret News op Ed titled Modern motherhood has a major PR problem argued that negativity on social media and in social circles is making fewer women want to become mothers, or is making them want to put off motherhood. She argues that it's much easier to talk about it's challenges, and how much sacrificing it takes, than it's joys. In this monthly edition of the STATE OF...

Duration:00:38:26

How you can help postpartum moms

6/22/2021
New motherhood is hard. Whether it's your first child or your fifth, adding a child to your family brings enormous change. This week host Lindsay Aerts talks with Postpartum Support International's maternal mental health policy co-chair Heather Dopp about both the systemic and local changes that can help postpartum moms. They also discuss several ways you can help your friend during that time. Saturday, June 26th join Lindsay and Heather at PSI's Climb out the Darkness event, 10 AM at...

Duration:00:34:37

Utah's First Lady Abby Cox on Surrogacy and Fostering

6/22/2021
Utah's First Lady Abby Cox joins Host Lindsay Aerts to talk about her journey being a gestational carrier for her sister-in-law. They discuss how the decision came to be, how the pregnancy wasn't easy, and the range of emotions she felt as she carried this baby for Governor Spencer Cox's sister. They also discuss the First Lady's recently launched initiative called Show Up, and one of the main pillars focusing on Utah's foster system. The First Lady is hoping to shine a light on the fact...

Duration:00:42:33

TEEN TALK: Facing Peer Pressure

6/22/2021
Welcome to the Teen Talk show. This show will eventually have its own podcast but for now, you can catch all the episodes here in The Mom Show feed. In this episode, host Lindsay Aerts talks with teen hosts Jocelyn Osmond and Laney Emmerson about navigating peer pressure in today's social media and technology-driven world. You'll hear from the teens' perspective how they navigate friends, likes, and the pressures that come with growing up with technology. Also joining the teens, Dan Horne,...

Duration:00:38:43

TEEN TALK: Social Media and Technology

6/9/2021
Welcome to the first episode of the Teen Talk show. This show will eventually have its own podcast but for now, you can catch all the episodes here in The Mom Show feed. In this episode, host Lindsay Aerts talks with teen host Jocelyn Osmond and Grant Wescott about navigating today's social media and technology-driven world. You'll hear from the teens' perspective how they navigate friends, likes, and the pressures that come with growing up with technology. Also joining the teens, Peter...

Duration:00:34:09

Why finding childcare should be everyone's problem to solve

5/23/2021
The debate over how we provide childcare for families in Utah has spun up this week. During this State of Women in Utah series, host Lindsay Aerts talks with Dr. Susan Madsen, Founder of the Utah Women and Leadership Project about her recent presentation to legislators in Utah, where she discussed how finding a solution to childcare is really a societal problem. They discuss the ideal that when famlies have adequate help, it helps the economy. They also disucss how childcare isn't just a...

Duration:00:34:32

Women in Power: CEO at Utah Accounting Firm

5/16/2021
In the Mom Show's women in power series, host Lindsay Aerts talks with Jonyce Bullock, CEO at Squire and Company, a Utah based accounting firm. They discuss how Jonyce worked her way into the profession, how mentors helped her see what she could become, how she recognized when bias was happening and how she consiously chose to work her way into circles dominated by men. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:16:54

Why it's okay to not love Mother's Day

5/8/2021
Mother's Day is a wonderful holiday, but it can also be hard for many mothers. Sometimes it can remind moms of loss, the loss of a child, the loss of their own mother, the loss of their freedoms as an overwhelmed mother. Other times it's just a day where they'd like a break from the constant demands of motherhood. For women who are dealing with a postpartum mood disorder, the day can be especially hard when they have depression or anxiety. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Brook Dorff, Maternal...

Duration:00:37:41

Needing some mom support? Here's a free virtual summit

5/1/2021
The I AM MOM Summit is coming up May 5-6. It's a completely free, virtual conference for moms meant to uplift and inspire. There will be a plethora of speakers talking about range of parenting, motherhood, and life skill topics. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with the summit's founder, Jamie Taylor. They discuss how this year's topics are sure to grab you're attention, including the keynote speaker , former Olympic gymnast Sean Johnson and her husband, Andrew East who will be discussing...

Duration:00:16:05

Why preventing child abuse starts with supporting moms

5/1/2021
Child abuse in Utah continues to be a problem. Utah's agency that helps prevent it says the pandemic has brought on some unique challenges for families. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with the Child Abuse and Neglect Program Administrator of the Department of Child and Family Services, Tricia Reynolds about how one of their main prevention stregies is working with parents "upstream" to prevent burout, stress, and overwhelm. They discuss how community plays a part too. Parent education, counseling,...

Duration:00:17:34

STATE OF WOMEN IN UTAH: Covid's impact

4/24/2021
In this reoccurring monthly series on the state of women in Utah, host Lindsay Aerts is joined by Dr. Susan Madsen of the Utah Women and Leadership Project and Emily Bell McCormick of the Policy Project to talk about new research showing how the Covid-19 pandmeic has impacted women in the state. Dr. Madsen's research concludes that 16% of women in Utah have experienced some sort of "job withdrawl." They discuss the many implications of this research and what businesses can do to make their...

Duration:00:39:38

Women in Power Spotlight: Partner at a law firm

4/17/2021
This is the first episode in our Women in Power spotlight series, where Host Lindsay Aerts interviews a powerful woman in a largely male-dominated industry. She talks with Ashley Peck, who is a partner at Holland & Hart LLP. Since 2013 Asley has served on the board of Women Lawyers of Utah (WLU), including serving as WLU’s President from 2019 through 2020. Ashley is known as a passionate, effective advocate who strives to clear obstacles and create opportunities for other female lawyers both...

Duration:00:17:15

The preparations every new mother should make

4/17/2021
Becoming a mother is a huge transition, and if you're not prepared it can blindside you with how much work it is. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Natalie Andrews who is a reporter for the Wall Street Jornal covering the U.S. Congress, but also happens to be Lindsay's friend from their days together attending college at Utah State University. Natalie just had a baby 12 weeks ago and she shares several steps she took to prepare for baby Logan (yes, named after the town where USU is located.)...

Duration:00:18:03

Healing from a postpartum mood disorder tragedy: The Emily Effect

3/30/2021
Utah mom, Emily Cook Dyches was killed on I-15 in Utah county in an auto-pedestrian accident five years ago. She experienced a panic attack after having severe postpartum anxiety. Since then, her sister Megan Johnson started The Emily Effect, a non-profit to help raise awareness around maternal mental health and resources for getting help. Megan shares Emily's story as well as many of the signs and symptoms of postpartum mood disorders, and how to find help. Host Lindsay Aerts shares her...

Duration:00:35:41

Why we should stop calling ourselves working moms: The State of Women in Utah

3/27/2021
The term "working mom" may seem well meaning and harmless to describe a woman who works for pay outside the home, however this term is one that host Lindsay Aerts would like to do away with. She describes how there is no such thing as a "working dad," and the term also devalues the work women who stay home do INSIDE the home. All women work. In this first edition of the State of Women in Utah, host Lindsay Aerts is joined with Dr. Susan Madsen of the Utah Women in Leadership Project and...

Duration:00:34:28

More people now qualify for childcare help in Utah

3/13/2021
The Utah State Legislature recently passed a bill that expands the eligability those who qualifiy for a state childcare subsity. That just means means that the state will now be including more Utahns to have money sent to their childcare provider for help paying for it. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Representative Ashlee Matthews of Salt Lake City who breaks down how much you have to make to qualify, they also discuss why the state legislature didn't seem to prioritize funding more childcare...

Duration:00:23:52

How to get your kids to sleep when the time changes

3/12/2021
The dreaded chanign to Dayight Saving Time can really mess with a kid's sleep schedule. While it is typically harder when the clock falls back, springing forward can shift bedtimes later and without realizing it your kids could become overtired. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with baby sleep expert, Marrietta Paxson with Little Dreamers about what to do if springing forward messes up your kids' sleep. She has a free guide that can help you as well. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...

Duration:00:15:33