Am I a terrible mother for not wanting to have a birthday party for my soon-to-be two year old? I want to celebrate her birthday, but I think throwing a party and inviting a bunch of people over sounds like a lot of work. What are some ways you've celebrated your children's birthday's without the big hoop-la?
Healing after a miscarriage. It can be so difficult. Lindsay Aerts talks with Monica Ashton, Director of Maternal Mental Health at The Healing Group in Midvale about the many facets of emotional healing after pregnancy loss including understanding the different types of miscarriage, what you may experience during the grieving process, and how to help someone you know going through this.
There is no one size fits all way to grieve after experiencing pregnancy loss. In a preview of this Sunday's episode of The Mom Show we learn from Monica Ashton, Director of Maternal Mental Health at The Healing Group in Midvale, that emotional healing from a miscarriage is a process. Here are some of her suggestions on ways to cope while going through that grief process. Hear the full episode Sunday, September 25th at Noon on KSL Newsradio.
Installing the car seat correctly...it's one of the most overwhelming parts of motherhood! In fact, research shows 59% of parents install them incorrectly.That's why this week we are talking with Kate Carr, the President and CEO of Safe Kids Worldwide about car seat rules and guidelines. PLUS, Is there anything about motherhood that you want to do differently if you have another child? Would you worry less and sleep more? Our host Lindsay Aerts is still a first time mom, but find out what things she would like to change if there's a next time around.
Can you ruin your child's palate? This is a first time mom worry that I have as I try to navigate feeding my child. Lucy's favorite foods are beans, olives, all fruits and cucumbers and I shove grilled cheese, chicken nuggets and mac and cheese down her throat because I need her to eat something of substance. Am I ruining her love of healthy food?
At what point in the week do you feel like you need a break from your children? Let's preface this by assuming that we all LOVE our children fiercely, but let's be honest and admit that for most of us taking breaks from them is much needed. Lindsay will tell you why she needs a mid-week break.
If you have experienced a postpartum mood or anxiety disorder the decision to have another child can be a scary one. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Ashley Kewish of KSL 5 TV about her experience having postpartum anxiety after both of her children. She shares with Lindsay the process of deciding to have another child, postpartum anxiety's effect on her marriage and how she views motherhood now that her kids are older.
Host Lindsay Aerts' guest this week....is her own mother! They discuss the differences in parenting today versus parenting when Lindsay and her siblings were little. Also find out what worries her mom had as a young mom, that now seem unsubstantiated. You'll also hear how Lindsay mom is facilitating relationships with her children into adulthood.