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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

Is our anxiousness as moms making our jobs harder?

11/28/2018
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Do you pick up your baby the moment she cries? Do your run to her every need the second she needs it? Most of would say yes, simply because we want to be good moms and attend to our babes. Host Lindsay Aerts sits down with baby sleep expert Marietta Paxson of LittleDreamers.us to discuss whether this may be making our jobs, like helping our kids fall asleep, harder and she gives some tips for why we should wait just a second to respond to them. For information on Exhausted Mama No More,...

Duration:00:07:48

Does letting a baby cry it out hurt them?

11/28/2018
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Sleep. It's the ultimate need for parents of a newborn but it's often illusive in those first three to four months. Some experts recommend leaving your baby to fall asleep and letting them cry until they do. As a mom, this is one of the hardest things to listen to and some say it could affect attachment. Host Lindsay Aerts sits down with baby sleep expert Marietta Paxson of LittleDreamers.us to settle whether it's harmful for baby to let them cry it out. For information on Exhausted Mama No...

Duration:00:10:38

If you're going to co-sleep, here's how to do it safely

11/28/2018
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Sleep. It's the ultimate need for parents of a newborn but it's often illusive in those first three to four months. Many moms see co-sleeping as a risk they're not willing to take, other moms do it out of sheer desperation for some rest or just like being that close to their little ones. Host Lindsay Aerts sits down with baby sleep expert Marietta Paxson of LittleDreamers.us to talk about what you can do if you are going to co sleep with your baby. For information on Exhausted Mama No More,...

Duration:00:08:22

Can you sleep train a newborn?

11/28/2018
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Sleep. The ultimate need for parents of a newborn but it's often illusive in those first three to four months. Host Lindsay Aerts sits down with baby sleep expert Marietta Paxson of LittleDreamers.us to talk about whether it is in fact possible to sleep train a newborn baby. For information on Exhausted Mama No More, Newborn Sleep Workshop, visit https://www.littledreamers.us/newborn-sleep The Mom Show on KSL is hosted by Lindsay Aerts. KSL News Radio is part of Bonneville Media and based...

Duration:00:09:15

Michelle Obama struggling with infertility and marriage is all of us

11/18/2018
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Women across the country, including host Lindsay Aerts, are applauding former First Lady Michelle Obama's decision to share her story about miscarriage and infertility in her new book Becoming. Miscarriage is “lonely, painful, and demoralizing,” Michelle Obama writes in her new memoir. Yet, by some estimates, it ends as many as 1 in 5 pregnancies before the 20-week mark. The former first lady’s disclosure that she and former President Barack Obama suffered from fertility issues, including...

Duration:00:08:49

No, kind sir, I never wanted to hurt my child. I had postpartum scary thoughts

11/8/2018
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There are many misunderstandings about postpartum mood and anxiety disorders. Host Lindsay Aerts experienced postpartum anxiety and OCD and recalls the common, yet often misunderstood, symptom of scary or intrusive thoughts. She talks about a conversation she had with an elderly man who clearly just didn't understand that the thoughts were a symptom of an illness, not necessarily how she felt about her child. If you're having thoughts that are distressing to you, visit this website....

Duration:00:08:14

Would you have another kid to get free land?

11/8/2018
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Italy is one of several countries offering incentives to have more kids. The European nation is offering free land if you have your third kid next year. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman about whether or not they would take an incentive to have another kid. https://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-italy-is-offering-free-land-to-parents-who-have-a-third-kid-2018-11-01-13882937. The Mom Show on KSL is hosted by Lindsay Aerts. KSL News Radio is part of Bonneville Media and...

Duration:00:06:08

Spanking is ineffective and harmful, says AAP

11/8/2018
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Do you spank? Does it work for you in disciplining your child? Host Lindsay Aerts talks with midday host Rebecca Cressman of FM100.3 about whether or not they spank their kids. The American Academy of Pediatrics has come out with new statements on spanking saying that it is both ineffective and harmful for children using their strongest language yet to warn parents not to do it. You can read the full report here:...

Duration:00:09:18

Should Grandparents get paid to babysit?

11/8/2018
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Grandparents may play a vital roll in children's lives, and in helping mom and dad get some much needed relief from childcare duties. Should grandparents be paid for watching their grandchildren or is their time spent with their grandkids a given? Host Lindsay Aerts dives into the question with Rebecca Cressman, midday host on FM100.3. 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...

Duration:00:08:12

What to do when you both love and hate your motherhood role

11/4/2018
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It's often described as ambivalence in motherhood, having strong conflicting feelings at the same time. And it's totally okay. Sometimes these look like thoughts of I love my child desperately and I am resentful of how much work it is to take care of her. I am grateful for a healthy pregnancy and I'm hating how much pain I'm in. This shows up so often for moms and can cause a lot of pain because we don't always allow ourselves to have negative feelings around motherhood relationships. Host...

Duration:00:31:29

Did you find it hard going from one child to two?

10/19/2018
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Host Lindsay Aerts is pregnant with baby number two who's due in December. As she contemplates this upcoming change, she's wondering if you found transitioning from one kid to two difficult. She reads listener experiences from both Instagram (Instagram.com/KSLMOMSHOW) and Facebook. While there is always a transition adding a child to a family she's hopeful that it won't be as shocking as she found going from no children to having one. The Mom Show on KSL is hosted by Lindsay Aerts. KSL News...

Duration:00:07:19

Why we need to let our kids go through hard stuff

10/19/2018
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No one really wants to see their child in pain, physical or emotional. Host Lindsay Aerts talks about how she believes our children need to experience emotional pain though in order to become the people they're meant to be. Most people know this in theory but letting them experience the hard stuff is easier said than done. She's joined by author and public speaker, Ganel-Lyn Condie and discuss empathy versus sympathy in helping our children through difficult experiences. The Mom Show on KSL...

Duration:00:07:49

My parenting high and low moment from the week

10/19/2018
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Being a mom comes with many high, highs and some often really low, lows. Even in the course of a day you can go from loving every second of parenthood to questioning why you decided having kids was a good idea. Of course we all love our children, but host Lindsay Aerts hopes sharing her parenting good and bad moments of the week help other moms feel not so alone in the many hard moments of motherhood. She's joined by author and public speaker, Ganel-Lyn Condie who shares her own parenting...

Duration:00:20:38

Why teaching kids to feel emotions is the best parenting hack

10/14/2018
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Teaching kids to feel their emotions is something Host Lindsay Aerts thinks is essential to helping children cope with life. She calls it her best parenting hack because it seems to help her manage her daughter's toddler meltdowns. Lindsay talks with Jody Moore, a life coach who breaks down where our emotions come from, how to identify your them, how to help them name it, and process it by going inside their body. The Mom Show on KSL is hosted by Lindsay Aerts. KSL News Radio is part of...

Duration:00:07:23

Why to teach your kids their feelings can't be hurt

10/14/2018
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We often say to our kids, "did that boy or girl hurt your feelings?" It sounds like nice thought in an effort to validate how our kids are feeling and help them be nice people. Host Lindsay Aerts explains why technically you can't hurt anyone feelings because their feelings are being created by their own thinking, as are yours. Now that doesn't mean we teach our kids to go out an be mean, but Lindsay talks with Jody Moore, a life coach who teaches a model for breaking down thoughts versus...

Duration:00:09:21

How to be a good enough mom

10/14/2018
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We as moms hear a lot about not being the perfect mom, but what does it actually look like to be a good enough mother? Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Jody Moore, a life coach who teaches that everyone gets to decide for themselves what it means to be a good mom. Doing so allows you to throw out beliefs that culture, society, and tradition say you "should do" and focus on what you want to be your standards for parenting. Jody walks through how to know if you're a successful parent. The Mom...

Duration:00:22:40

Why it's OKAY to have negative, conflicting feelings in motherhood

9/30/2018
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I love my child desperately and I am resentful of how much work it is to take care of her. I am grateful for a healthy pregnancy and I'm hating how much pain I'm in. I love helping my child and I resent how much they need me. These are just a few examples of ambivalence in motherhood, the word used to describe having strong conflicting feelings at the same time. This shows up so often for moms and can cause a lot of pain because we don't always allow ourselves to have negative feelings...

Duration:00:31:29