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Motherhood often looks different in real life than it does on the pages of Facebook and Pinterest. On the Mom Show, Lindsay Aerts explores the good, the bad, and the ugly of the most difficult yet rewarding job in the world.

Motherhood often looks different in real life than it does on the pages of Facebook and Pinterest. On the Mom Show, Lindsay Aerts explores the good, the bad, and the ugly of the most difficult yet rewarding job in the world.

Motherhood often looks different in real life than it does on the pages of Facebook and Pinterest. On the Mom Show, Lindsay Aerts explores the good, the bad, and the ugly of the most difficult yet rewarding job in the world.
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Motherhood often looks different in real life than it does on the pages of Facebook and Pinterest. On the Mom Show, Lindsay Aerts explores the good, the bad, and the ugly of the most difficult yet rewarding job in the world.

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English


Episodes

What I Wish I had Known about Pregnancy

6/17/2018
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If you've been a mom for any amount of time you've most certainly learned a thing or two about yourself, motherhood, and life. I talk with Monica Ashton, Director of Maternal Mental Health at The Healing Group about the main things I learned about pregnancy since becoming a mother and what I would do differently. I would tell my pre-kid self not to worry so much, I would tell her to think about life after the due date, and that it's OK for all of it to be hard. The Mom Show on KSL is...

Duration:00:10:30

The Number One Thing I've Learned Since Becoming a Mom

6/17/2018
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If you've been a mom for any amount of time you've most certainly learned a thing or two about yourself, motherhood, and life. I talk with Monica Ashton, Director of Maternal Mental Health at The Healing Group about the main things I learned since becoming a mother. I now know it's absolutely OK to feel however I'm feeling about being a mom. Whether that's good or bad, it's all okay. For a while I felt a lot of shame and guilt that I wasn't enjoying it more. I thought that meant that I...

Duration:00:08:49

Why Leaving a Child in Hot Car Could Happen to Anyone

6/10/2018
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There have been 10 children who have died already this summer being left in hot cars and it's not even officially summer yet. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Cambree Applegate of Safe Kids Utah about why parent's shouldn't think that they could never forget their child in a hot car. They discuss why it can happen to anyone. Cambree provides tips for parents to do to mitigate the risks of forgetting your child. The Mom Show on KSL is hosted by Lindsay Aerts. KSL News Radio is part of...

Duration:00:08:16

What to Do if You See A Kid Left in a Car This Summer

6/10/2018
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What would you do if you saw a child left in a hot car? Would you call 911? Would you break the window? There have been 10 children who have died already this summer being left in hot cars and it's not even officially summer yet. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Cambree Applegate of Safe Kids Utah about best practices if you come across a child in a hot car. Cambree provides tips for parents to do to mitigate the risks of forgetting your child. The Mom Show on KSL is hosted by Lindsay Aerts....

Duration:00:07:18

Why I Can't Relax At the Pool or a Family Party This Summer

6/10/2018
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Now that summer is heating up, water safety becomes a concern. We've had multiple children in Utah die this week from downing. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Cambree Applegate of Safe Kids Utah about tips for keeping your kids safe around water, whether you're at the pool or at a family party where even an inch of water is nearby. They discuss why it can happen quickly and to anyone. The Mom Show on KSL is hosted by Lindsay Aerts. KSL News Radio is part of Bonneville Media and based in...

Duration:00:08:30

Everything You Need to Know About Car Seats

6/10/2018
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Which car seat to buy can be a daunting task. Some have more bells and whistles, some are very expensive, some feel like a hunk of plastic. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Cambree Applegate of Safe Kids Utah about what you need to know about car seats, when to move your kid to the next size, how to buckle them properly, and whether or not they're all safe. The Mom Show on KSL is hosted by Lindsay Aerts. KSL News Radio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Don’t...

Duration:00:12:37

Your Body Should NOT Just Bounce Back After Giving Birth

5/27/2018
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Moms often hear and see women's bodies "bouncing back" after pregnancy and many expect theirs should do the same. They also hear a lot of well-meaning messages about being beautiful at any size and about being beautiful flaws and all. While this message certainly has great intention, when women view themselves based on how pretty or skinny they are or how pretty or skinny they're NOT they continue to reinforce the message that what they look like is the most important thing about them....

Duration:00:08:12

Why Women Need to See Themselves As MORE Than What They Look LIke

5/27/2018
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We hear a lot of well-meaning messages about being beautiful at any size and being beautiful flaws and all. While this message certainly has great intention, when women view themselves based on how pretty or skinny they are, they continue to reinforce the message that what you look like is the most important thing about you. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with the co-founder of the Utah non-profit Beauty Redefined about why women need to see themselves as more than bodies to be viewed. They...

Duration:00:11:03

How Women Are Objectifying Themselves

5/27/2018
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We hear a lot of well-meaning messages about being beautiful at any size and being beautiful flaws and all. While this message certainly has great intention, when women view themselves based on how pretty or skinny they are, they continue to reinforce the message that what you look like is the most important thing about you. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with the co-founder of the Utah non-profit Beauty Redefined about the self-objectification that many women don't even realize they're doing....

Duration:00:12:33

How to Fix A Broken Body Image

5/27/2018
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If you've believed you weren't pretty, skinny, or fit enough at any point in your life then it may feel very difficult to change how you view your body. Women hear a lot of well-meaning messages about being beautiful at any size and about being beautiful flaws and all. While this message certainly has great intention, when women view themselves based on how pretty or skinny they are or how pretty or skinny they're NOT they continue to reinforce the message that what they look like is the...

Duration:00:12:34

Is there Too Much Pressure on Today's Kids?

5/20/2018
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Are we putting too much pressure on our kids today? Host Lindsay Aerts talks with author an public speaker Ganel-Lyn Condie about the pressures her teen is facing, as well as the pressures at every stage of raising kids. Lindsay talks about undue pressures she feels like she puts on her 3 year-old. The Mom Show on KSL is hosted by Lindsay Aerts. KSL News Radio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Don’t forget to review and subscribe to the The Mom Show podcast on...

Duration:00:08:42

What Postpartum Depression Symptoms to Look Out for in Pregnancy

5/13/2018
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Many women who are at risk for postpartum mood disorders start having symptoms during pregnancy. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with the Director of Maternal Mental Health at The Healing Group, Monica Ashton about what you should look out for during those nine months so you can take preventative care. The Mom Show on KSL is hosted by Lindsay Aerts. KSL News Radio is part of Bonneville Media and based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Don’t forget to review and subscribe to the The Mom Show podcast on...

Duration:00:05:38

Having Another Baby after Postpartum Deperssion

5/13/2018
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The thought of having another baby after going through a postpartum mood disorder can be a scary one for moms whose experience was very challenging on their mental health. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with the Director of Maternal Mental Health at The Healing Group, Monica Ashton about how it's OKAY to not have another baby, or, if you are wanting to add to your family, how to know if you're ready to try again. The Mom Show on KSL is hosted by Lindsay Aerts. KSL News Radio is part of...

Duration:00:09:47

The Number One Thing to Speed Up Recovery from Postpartum Depression

5/13/2018
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Healing from postpartum mood disorders can feel slow and daunting. And healing doesn't just happen one day. Many women suffer longer than necessary because they aren't getting the help they need soon enough Host Lindsay Aerts talks with the Director of Maternal Mental Health at The Healing Group, Monica Ashton about what you can do to speed up recovery time. For help with Postpartum mood and anxiety disorders visit www.TheHealingGroup.com. The Mom Show on KSL is hosted by Lindsay Aerts....

Duration:00:11:37

Why You May Not Realize You Have Postpartum Depression

5/13/2018
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The "silent" symptoms of postpartum mood and anxiety disorders can lead many women to feel like something is wrong yet they don't realize they have the illness because these symptoms often aren't discussed and can seem like part of the stress of having a new baby. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with the Director of Maternal Mental Health at The Healing Group, Monica Ashton about some of these symptoms which can include, rage, irritability, insomnia, inability to focus, and more. For help with...

Duration:00:10:23

Protecting Your Relationship While Having a NICU Baby

5/4/2018
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Many moms find themselves with a baby in the NICU. Between trips to the hospital, the worry of whether your kids will be okay, or even becoming an expert in medical talk, it can all make for stress on the marriage relationship. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with one mom, Shanda Miller, whose twins were born at 24 weeks. They spent 8 months in the NICU at Primary Children's Hospital and though they are home now, face a lifetime of challenges. Hear how Shanda finds hope through her difficult...

Duration:00:07:48

Taking Care of Yourself While Having a NICU Baby

5/4/2018
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Many moms find themselves with a baby in the NICU. Between trips to the hospital, the worry of whether your kids will be okay, or even becoming an expert in medical talk, it can all make for a unique motherhood experience. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with one mom, Shanda Miller, whose twins were born at 24 weeks. They spent 8 months in the NICU at Primary Children's Hospital and though they are home now, face a lifetime of challenges. Shanda talks about the how she finds hope through her...

Duration:00:09:11

The Isolation of Being a NICU Mom

5/4/2018
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Many moms find themselves with a baby in the NICU. Between trips to the hospital, the worry of whether your kids will be okay, or even becoming an expert in medical talk, it can all make for a unique motherhood experience. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with one mom, Shanda Miller, whose twins were born at 24 weeks. They spent 8 months in the NICU at Primary Children's Hospital and though they are home now, face a lifetime of challenges. Shanda talks about the isolation and loneliness she felt...

Duration:00:08:58

When Your Motherhood Journey Throws You Into the NICU

5/4/2018
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Many moms find themselves with a baby in the NICU. Between trips to the hospital, the worry of whether your kids will be okay, or even becoming an expert in medical talk, it can all make for a unique motherhood experience. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with one mom, Shanda Miller, whose twins were born at 24 weeks. They spent 8 months in the NICU at Primary Children's Hospital and though they are home now, face a lifetime of challenges. Hear how Shanda finds hope through her difficult journey....

Duration:00:09:57

The Utah Organization Helping Women FInish College

4/29/2018
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Many women are trying to balance having a family and being in school and often drop out due to financial needs of those around them. The Women's Resource Center at the University of Utah helps women (and men) with a plan, financial help, and resources to finish college. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with the Director and Associate Director about the center, what they offer, and some of the reasons for going back to school if you still need to finish. For information on The Women's Resource...

Duration:00:08:09