Host Lindsay Aerts and FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman talk about how to have more fun with your kids. From the simple, everyday activities you can create for them to elaborate vacations and how to have a more fun mindset, motherhood can be hard work but they both agree they also want to enjoy it along the way.
Host Lindsay Aerts is finishing up a pretty intensive week of potty training her almost 3 year-old. She shares a few things she's learned about the process.
A study of 85,000 Norwegian mothers showed mothers' self-esteem decreased during pregnancy, increased after birth, and decreased again when the child was about six months old until around the age of three. Host Lindsay Aerts and Psychotherapist Kristin Hodson discuss the many aspects of having children that can play into mom's self-esteem.
Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Dr. Julie Hanks of Wasatch Family Therapy about how to be heard without being harsh in parenting. They talk about her book, The Assertiveness Guide for Women, how to practice a Gottman technique called the soft start, and how to recognize and tame a "Mom-ster" moment. If you want some tips for more peaceful mothering...this is your episode!
Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Dr. Julie Hanks of Wasatch Family Therapy about a technique for moms who want to nag their kids less. This Sunday's full episode talks about how moms can be heard without being harsh.
Discipline and punishment are two separate things. Host Lindsay Aerts gets advice on how to set boundaries, enforce consequences, and actively listen to your children with the goal of teaching them appropriate behaviors from the Know How Mom, Georgia Anderson.