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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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Now displaying: October, 2016
Oct 30, 2016

Do you use 'No' with your toddler? On a recent well-visit to the pediatricians office find out why host Lindsay Aerts' pediatrician said to stop using that word, and hear whether or not Lindsay will try to follow this advice with 2 year-old Lucy.

Oct 30, 2016

Recently updated guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics say the amount of screen time your child has in a day is not a one-size-fits-all number. Find out what the newly updated policy says about how much screen time your age child can have and learn some tips for what the AAP is calling healthy media time.

Oct 30, 2016

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released new infant sleep recommendations in order to help reduce the risk of SIDS. Find out what these new guidelines say and why host Lindsay Aerts is torn about following them.  

Oct 30, 2016

Admittedly, not every aspect of motherhood has come as second nature to host Lindsay Aerts. How to feed, play and even the amount of love she feels has, at times, felt like something she had to learn. This week she compares which aspects of motherhood feel natural and almost automatic to handle and which ones have felt more like a trait to be learned.

Oct 23, 2016

Katie Carone spends most of her time mothering from bed. She has a chronic illness called Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, or POTS, which increases her heart rate rapidly upon standing, leaving her weak, extremely fatigued, often dizzy and unable to stand for long periods of time. In this episode, learn more about her illness, how she and her kids are coping (she's written a children's book called Mommy Can't Dance), and how she beautifully simplifies motherhood to look for joy in what she CAN do, not failure in the things she can't.

Oct 19, 2016

Katie Carone has a chronic illness called POTS, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, where her heart rate increases rapidly upon standing. Her symptoms are similar, but not limited to, those of a panic attack but her body isn't able to calm itself down. It has left her trying to mother 4 children while virtually bedridden. In a preview of the episode airing THIS Sunday, October 23rd hear what it's been like for this mother parenting while chronically ill.

Oct 19, 2016

Celebrating Lucy's two year old birthday by NOT having a party turned out to be the day that helped me discover why I enjoy motherhood.

Oct 16, 2016

If you've been trying naturally to conceive and cannot, when do you go see your doctor? What are treatment options are available for infertility? How do I cope each month if I'm struggling to get pregnant and how you can help a friend who might be dealing with infertility are just some of the things host Lindsay Aerts discusses with Monica Ashton, the Director of Maternal Mental Health at The Healing Group.

Oct 14, 2016

Dealing with infertility issues can be a roller coaster ride of emotions each month. In a preview of the episode airing this Sunday, October 16th, Lindsay asks Psychotherapist and Maternal Mental Health Director Monica Ashhton how women who might be dealing with trying each month to get pregnant can cope.

Oct 9, 2016

The best way Pam Eichner knows how to survive motherhood with not one, but TWO sets of twins is to laugh her way through it. Hear all about how she is raising  both her adult sons and her teenage twins, and how she finds the humor in even the hardest moments of motherhood.  

Oct 7, 2016

Do you see the dust on the table or the roses in the vase? It's an expression that actress and producer Pam Eichner calls her motherhood mantra. In a preview of this Sunday's episode about learning to find humor in motherhood (Pam would know, she has two sets of twins) she explains what this expression means in her life.

Oct 6, 2016

Toddler Meltdowns. Are. The WORST. How do you handle the toddler meltdown in public? Am I becoming a pushover parent because I just give my 2-year old whatever she wants so she'll stop crying? Hear how my trip to the grocery store today became a meltdown mess.

Oct 1, 2016

Do you have a motherhood secret? Is there something you struggle with within motherhood hat you wouldn't dare tell a soul, or maybe you haven't even admitted to yourself that you're feeling it?  In this mini clip of an episode that originally aired on August 28th, Lindsay talks with Kristin Hodgson, a therapist from The Healing Group about their motherhood secrets and the many mothers who seem to keep them. To hear the entire episode, scroll down on the On Demand page.

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