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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: December, 2016
Dec 18, 2016

Christmas time can feel void of cheer when overrun with to do lists, places to be, and presents to buy, all while we try to make it a magical and memorable holiday for our kids. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Julie Hanks of Wasatch family therapy about how to take the "shoulds" out of your holiday to do list, and how to set boundaries with family members so you can have a less stressed, more peaceful holiday season.

Dec 16, 2016

On this Sunday's episode we talk all about reducing holiday burnout. Dr. Julie Hanks of Wasatch Family Therapy has a great exercise she calls "shedding your shoulds"  - how to identify what holiday rituals are adding to your stress, how to identify their origin, and then simplifying the Christmas to do list with things that you actually want/get to do.

Dec 15, 2016

The holidays are supposed to be so merry and bright, filled with peace and joy but with so much to do, so many gifts to buy, or parties to attend they can often feel overwhelming and extremely busy.  How do you reduce holiday burn out? We'll be addressing some of your responses with Dr. Julie Hanks of Wasatch Family therapy on this Sunday's episode.

Dec 11, 2016

The President is expected to sign a bill giving federal grants to states for the purpose of screening, assessing and treating PPD. The grants would allow states to create, improve or maintain programs around maternal mental health and help women who are pregnant or recently gave birth. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Jamie Belsito of the National Coalition for Maternal Mental Health about what this means for Utah moms.

Dec 11, 2016

The holiday's are supposed to be a time of great joy and peace. If you're a mom experiencing loss, loneliness, grief, or even just stress, the holiday's can be a season you dread. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Julie Hanks of Wasatch Family Therapy about what to do when the holiday's are hard, and how to give ourselves credit for things we ARE handling.

Dec 11, 2016

At three weeks into fatherhood, KSL 5 TV's morning show anchor Andrew Wittenberg shares with host Lindsay Aerts about his joys, fears, surprises, likes and struggles of becoming a new dad. Every parent can relate to this conversation about what it's like bringing home a baby for the first time.

Dec 9, 2016

In a preview of this Sunday's episode of The Mom Show, host Lindsay Aerts talks with brand new dad of 3-week-old baby Hunter, Andrew Wittenberg of KSL 5 TV. She asks him how he would describe becoming a father in one word. Every new parent needs to hear his answer. 

Dec 7, 2016

It is a question, living in Utah, The Mom Show Host Lindsay Aerts gets asked. All. The. Time. When are you going to have another kid? People often ask it with well meaning intentions, but what are you REALLY asking a woman or mother when you ask, "when are you going to have another child?"

Dec 4, 2016

Teaching your kids to be tolerant of others is a goal of most parents, how and when to teach it is often the hard part. Kristin Hodson of The Healing Group in Midvale joins host Lindsay Aerts to talk about teaching our kids about differences. This episode also covers the ways in which you might be communicating to your kids about their body image and sexuality without even knowing it.

Dec 1, 2016

My two year old daughter has so. many. toys. Frankly, I'm kind of tired of all the stuff cluttering up my house when she doesn't even play with half of it. Hear what I'd rather get Lucy for Christmas...and Lucy herself tells us what she wants "Ho Ho" (Santa) to bring her.

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