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On Mommin’ you’ll hear real stories from real moms about the good, the bad and everything in between. Get ready to laugh, cry, and be inspired as you listen to moms right there in the trenches with you sharing their successes, failures, tips and tricks on how they make it work everyday. We know that as wonderful as parenthood is, it can also be lonely. We’re here to help fill the void.

On Mommin’ you’ll hear real stories from real moms about the good, the bad and everything in between. Get ready to laugh, cry, and be inspired as you listen to moms right there in the trenches with you sharing their successes, failures, tips and tricks on how they make it work everyday. We know that as wonderful as parenthood is, it can also be lonely. We’re here to help fill the void.

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United States

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On Mommin’ you’ll hear real stories from real moms about the good, the bad and everything in between. Get ready to laugh, cry, and be inspired as you listen to moms right there in the trenches with you sharing their successes, failures, tips and tricks on how they make it work everyday. We know that as wonderful as parenthood is, it can also be lonely. We’re here to help fill the void.

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English


Episodes

Katie Thomson, CEO of Square Baby: Taking the stress out of feeding your baby

1/18/2022
Katie Thomson is a Registered Dietitian, mom of 2 and co-founder of Square Baby. Fed up with all the fruit-heavy, sugar-laden baby foods masquerading as balanced meals, she knew she could do better. She wanted to create a solution to cut through the clutter, the confusion and the mountains of applesauce. With Square Baby, each meal is completely balanced and the Square Meal System™ delivers 100% of a baby’s daily recommended servings of fruit, veggies, protein, and grains. - Key...

Duration:00:50:59

Rachel Nicks, Founder of Birth Queen: Supporting moms from pregnancy & postpartum fitness to combating the Black maternal health crisis

1/11/2022
Rachel was born and raised in Oakland, CA. She is a mother of two beautiful sons and resides in NY. She is an actor and graduate of The Juilliard School, a founding MIRROR instructor, doula, and lactation counselor. Rachel founded Birth Queen to combat the Black maternal health crisis. Black mothers can be confident knowing there is someone advocating for them and breathing new life into the birth world with funding, education, and support. - Key Takeaways Dr. Marion Sims- Thank you to...

Duration:00:59:48

Eve Rodsky, author of Fair Play: Building the life you deserve

1/4/2022
Eve Rodsky is the New York Times bestselling author of Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live) and its highly anticipated follow-up, Find Your Unicorn Space: Reclaim Your Creative Life in a Too-Busy World. A Harvard-trained lawyer and former foundational manager at J.P. Morgan, Rodsky combines her experience in organizational management and family mediation with the science connecting creativity with improved mental and physical health....

Duration:00:44:42

Dani Lebovitz, Kid Food Explorers: Transforming picky kids into adventurous eaters

12/28/2021
Dani is a pediatric registered dietitian nutritionist, early childhood education advocate, and Mom of 3. Her mission is to guide parents through hands-on learning and sensory engagement with food education to foster curiosity, transforming picky kids in adventurous eaters. She focuses on food literacy with the integration of STEAM activities (science, technology, engineering, arts, math), sensory exploration, and food play to make everyday meals into teachable moments. - Key...

Duration:00:50:41

Kim McLeod, the Best Ideas for Kids: Tackling the messy side of crafts

12/21/2021
Kim McLeod is the creator behind The Best Ideas for Kids where she shares craft ideas for kids of all ages. She lives outside of Toronto with her husband and 2 kids. She has a passion for creating and sharing kids craft projects. She loves to create projects that are easy, and she incorporates recycled materials as much as she can. She is also known for her handprint cards and crafts. - Key takeaways Michael’s- Thank you to ChildLife Essentials for sponsoring this episode! ChildLife...

Duration:00:33:24

Dr. Meggie Smith, OB/GYN: Busting those baby-making myths

12/14/2021
Dr. Meggie Smith is an OB/GYN who specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Based in Nashville, Tennessee Smith is a life-long athlete who uses her medical expertise paired with her personal experiences to help women better understand their bodies. Smith strives to use relatable, practical advice with all of her patients by connecting with them on a personal and professional level. As both the doctor and the patient (she has gone through two egg freezing cycles herself),...

Duration:00:41:41

Courtney Killpack, Bra Fittings by Court: Getting the right fit

12/7/2021
Courtney Killpack is a bra fitting expert and owner of Bra Fittings by Court, a professional bra fitting shop located in Layton, Utah. She has over 16 years experience working in the lingerie industry and has fitted thousands of women. In 2021 her shop was awarded The Best of Intima Award for Fan Favorite and being recognized as one of the best lingerie stores in America. - Key takeaways Hot MilkPanacheElomi - Thank you to ChildLife Essentials for sponsoring this episode! Follow...

Duration:00:33:18

Emily Fera, the Lazy Lunchbox Lady: Tips and tricks for simplifying school lunch

11/30/2021
Emily is a wife and mom to two kids, a spunky and spirited five-year-old girl and creative and witty seven-year-old boy. She has moved all over the country, and most recently relocated back to Colorado after a three-year stint in Raleigh, NC. Emily started logging her lunches online when she noticed all the lunches she saw there felt like a lot of work and quite unattainable - although extremely beautiful! So she started packing simple lunches that don’t take a lot of effort, but include...

Duration:00:36:31

Simona Grace, founder of Moms in Office: Empowering women and mothers to run for office

11/23/2021
Simona Grace is a single mom, an outspoken advocate for women’s political empowerment and the founder of Moms in Office. Prior to founding Moms in Office in 2018, a progressive political organization dedicated to electing more moms to office and working to achieve economic justice for all women, she has held various positions in education and publishing. A speaker and frequent commentator on women’s rights and progressive issues, her writing and work have been featured in numerous...

Duration:00:52:14

Runda Ebied, pediatric occupational therapist: Finding self-compassion in parenting

11/16/2021
Runda Ebied is a mother of two children and a pediatric occupational therapist. Runda currently works with children with various needs (sensory, emotional, academic, developmental and physical) both in school settings and within their homes. Runda also has experience working with adults in need of mental health support. Runda is very passionate about maternal mental health and children’s emotional and mental well-being. Key takeaways Thank you to ChildLife Essentials for sponsoring this...

Duration:00:57:42

Neily Boyd from Counting with Kids - We're all math people: Calming the anxiety around math homework

11/9/2021
Neily Boyd has more than a decade of experience as a math educator, working with students and teachers from kindergarten through high school. Most recently, she served as Director of Math, serving six elementary and middle schools. During her tenure, she implemented a hands-on mathematics curriculum designed to engage students in academic discussion and conceptual thinking. As a result, the schools showed some of the highest growth in Tennessee, according to several assessments. Seeing a...

Duration:00:51:39

Holly Choi from Safe Beginnings First Aid: Everything you need to know from car seats to CPR

11/2/2021
Holly Choi, Co-Owner/Instructor at Safe Beginnings First Aid, is a leader in childhood injury prevention education in North America. She is a nationally-certified first aid instructor, and a nationally certified Child Passenger Safety Technician-Instructor. Holly is a member of both the International Association for Child Safety (IAFCS) and Prevent Child Injury, and has completed additional child-focused safety training in child passenger safety and childhood burn prevention. Her extensive...

Duration:01:02:02

Jules Ong, Stories of Play founder: Why independent play is important and how to achieve it

10/26/2021
Jules Ong is a preschool teacher turned homeschooling mum to 3 girls under 6 - with a fourth on the way! - a play parenting coach and founder of Stories of Play. Through her online workshops, courses and membership to The Authentic Learning Experience, she helps parents tap into the magic of child-led play and turn them into learning opportunities. And as their children learn effortlessly through play, they are able to parent with more joy and less overwhelm. Key takeaways Thank you to...

Duration:01:04:08

Nickey Ramsey, founder of Junobie - the world's first reusable breast milk storage bag

10/19/2021
Nickey Ramsey is a mother of two and the founder of Junobie, the world’s first reusable breast milk bag. After returning from her second maternity leave, she found herself unhappy with the impractical options for breast milk storage. She knew there had to be a simpler, more reliable breast milk storage option. So, the Junobie bag was born! Growing up, Nickey had a nontraditional family, and even experienced homelessness at one point. If it had not been for the encouragement and inspiration...

Duration:00:45:39

Ash Brandin: Recognizing video games as a valuable tool

10/12/2021
Ash Brandin (they/them) is a middle school teacher in Boulder, Colorado. After years spent playing games and the way they teach players, Ash decided to dig into what makes games such motivating teaching tools. After applying it to their classroom, Ash began presenting at gaming conferences, helping families and educators see the value video games bring to our lives and how we can utilize it. Ash believes the best way we can prepare our kids for a digital future is to give them the tools...

Duration:01:09:49

Michal Naisteter, Sex Positive Mama, on Talking to Your Kids About Sex & Sexuality

6/1/2021
Michal started Sex Positive Mama - her background is in human sexuality and she works to empower parents to become sex positive. What we talked about books Thank you to ChildLife Essentials for sponsoring this episode! ChildLife Essentials has been a trusted children supplements brand for over 20 years and they are offering 20% off with the code IHEARTCL on Amazon.com. Offer valid until 6/30/2021, valid in the U.S. only. *Talk to your healthcare provider about what supplements are right...

Duration:00:52:49

Dr. Locke, The Budget Dermatologist, on Budget Skincare Routine for Moms

5/25/2021
Dr. Maren Locke is a board certified dermatologist who sees patients for medical and cosmetic dermatology. She also runs a YouTube channel-The Budget Dermatologist-on how to achieve your best skin without spending a fortune. What we talked about Thank you to ChildLife Essentials for sponsoring this episode! ChildLife Essentials has been a trusted children supplements brand for over 20 years and they are offering 20% off with the code IHEARTCL on Amazon.com. Offer valid until 6/30/2021,...

Duration:00:47:14

Jordan Pickell, trauma and relationship therapist, on setting boundaries for a happier life

5/18/2021
Jordan is a private practice therapist and mom of 2 kiddos who lives in Canada. Jordan works to support people to deepen their understanding of themselves and affirm their needs, wants, and desires as valid and deserving of respect. What we talked about Thank you to ChildLife Essentials for sponsoring this episode! ChildLife Essentials has been a trusted children supplements brand for over 20 years and they are offering 20% off with the code IHEARTCL on Amazon.com. Offer valid until...

Duration:00:59:52

Jasmine Tillery, Founder & CEO of Money & Momming: Gain Control of Your Finances

5/11/2021
Jasmine Tillery is the founder & CEO of Money and Momming. She is a mom, wife, and works full-time as an engineer. She loves personal finance and has developed systems and plans to help other moms gain control of their finances. What we talked about Thank you to ChildLife Essentials for sponsoring this episode! ChildLife Essentials has been a trusted children supplements brand for over 20 years and they are offering 20% off with the code IHEARTCL on Amazon.com. Offer valid until 6/30/2021,...

Duration:00:49:27

Mary Beth Ferrante, founder of WRK/360, on asking for flexibility at work

5/4/2021
Mary Beth Ferrante is the mom of 2 and founder of WRK/360. Her company positions organizations to break the work culture cycle that perpetuates burnout and caregiver stigma, costing organizations millions of dollars in turnover, lost productivity, and unused benefits. What we talked about Thank you to ChildLife Essentials for sponsoring this episode! ChildLife Essentials has been a trusted children supplements brand for over 20 years and they are offering 20% off with the code IHEARTCL on...

Duration:00:49:46