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.
Sometimes the mom guilt can feel never ending. Host Lindsay Aerts enlists the help of life coach, Jody Moore of Bold New Mom to get coached on working-mom guilt. They discuss how using guilt as information and making your own clear definition of motherhood success can help reduce that guilt.
As moms it almost comes with the job that we worry about our kids, but worry doesn't feel very good and isn't really useful. In a preview of Sunday's episode of The Mom Show host Lindsay Aerts get some coaching by life coach Jody Moore of Bold New Mom about her worry over a welt on her daughter's leg.
Motherhood can be challenging, tough work so it's no wonder we don't enjoy it all the time. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Monica Ashton the Director of Maternal Mental Health at the Healing Group about what to do if you're not enjoying your particular stage of parenting.
Host Lindsay Aerts seeks help from one her favorite dads, Ethan Millard from KSL's Nightside Project podcast, to talk about when to start kids in activities, how much screen time to worry about, and whether or not she's ruining her daughter's palate with unhealthy food.
It's often easy to find a list of things you didn't do today. How about looking for your mom wins instead of your mom fails? Host Lindsay Aerts tells you how noticing the very, very simple things you do every day can remind you why you are a great mom!
Feeling like there's not enough of you to go around? Knowing if you're doing what's best for your kids? Disciplining? What are the most challenging parts of being a mom for you? Host Lindsay Aerts and KSL Newsradio's Maria Shilaos talk about some specific aspects of motherhood they find hard. You may just be glad you listened to this episode for some motherhood validation...
Doctors are starting to study the psychological changes that happen when a woman becomes a mother. They were recently outlined in a New York Times articled called The Birth of a Mother. Host Lindsay Aerts discusses with Amy-Rose White the Director of the Maternal Mental Health Collaborative how making moms aware that these changes can occur could help with maternal mental health and well-being.
For moms who have experienced a postpartum mood or anxiety disorder, there are a myriad of symptoms she might be going through that don't fall under the traditional definition of postpartum depression, and not knowing some of these common symptoms may mean she doesn't seek help for this treatable illness. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Amy-Rose White, the Director of the Maternal Mental Health Collaborative about changing the way we look at perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
Host Lindsay Aerts has a Mother's Day show that will address the mental health of moms. Lindsay's guest is Amy-Rose White LCSW, the Director of the Utah Chapter of Maternal Mental Health Collaborative. Mothers go through both physical and psychological changes when they go through birth. Lindsay and Amy talk about those problems that can arise like Postpartum depression and anxiety. There is free help out there.
We see it often - happy, smiling, mothers with well-behaved kids who seem to be breezing through motherhood loving every moment. Host Lindsay Aerts knows this hasn't been her reality. She talks with Dr. Julie Hanks of Wasatch Family Therapy about how to not buy into the "perfect mom" message.
Living in a social media world has really perpetuated a notion that motherhood is all fun outings, silly selfies, clean kids, and fun. In reality, motherhood can be a lot messier. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Dr. Julie Hanks of Wasatch Family Therapy about what to do the next time you see the "perfect mom" on social media.
Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Dr. Julie Hanks of Wasatch Family Therapy about making motherhood about the relationship, not necessarily about the checklist of things you "should" be doing. This is part of an extended conversation about negating the "perfect mom" message.
Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Dr. Julie Hanks of Wasatch Family Therapy about how we compare ourselves not only to other moms, but to the "perfect mom" message, and how that tends to rob us of joy in our mothering experiences.
Host Lindsay Aerts talks with baby sleep expert Natalie Willes on sleep training infants and toddlers. Learn what sleep training actually means, common mistakes parents are making, and tips and tricks for getting your kids to fall asleep, and stay asleep, without your assistance.
It's about that time of the year when registration is happening for elementary schools. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with the Girl Scouts of Utah about what skills, behaviors and values they teach that help girls (applicable to boys too) get ready for the transition.
It's easy to get all consumed by the demands of motherhood. Many women even feel like they have lost a piece of who they are in the process of becoming a mom and caring for kids. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with the Director of Maternal Mental Health at The Healing Group in Midvale, Monica Ashton about how keeping perspective in motherhood can help you rediscover some of yourself.
Because motherhood can be so all consuming, we think it's common for moms to find themselves in a place where they are trying to rediscover some of their own likes, desires, or passions. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Monica Ashton, Director of Maternal Mental Health at the Healing Group in Midvale about why you may feel like you've lost yourself in motherhood.
If you've ever gotten to a place in your motherhood journey where you feel like you've lost touch with who you are...you are not alone! Host Lindsay Aerts talks with the Director of Maternal Mental Health at The Healing Group Monica Ashton about how to rediscover some of your passions outside of being a mom.
If you've found yourself struggling with a toddler who seems to be testing your boundaries...good news! That's what they're supposed to do. Host Lindsay Aerts talk with Georgia Anderson of KnowHowMom.com about some of the basic principles she teaches ahead of disciplining your child.
Host Lindsay Aerts sits down with Georgia Anderson of KnowHowMom.com to talk disciplining toddlers and young kids. She says there's a difference between punishment and discipline and differentiating the two can help moms enforce natural consequences; that helps to teach the child that the behavior isn't acceptable but isn't based around the child's fear of punishment.
Host Lindsay Aerts gets advice for handling her two and a-half year-old's meltdowns with Georgia Anderson of KnowHowMom.com.
Do you want to know how to best respond to your child when they come to you with a problem or are feeling down? Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Georgia Anderson of KnowHowMom.com who coaches parents on how to practice a skill called active listening.
In the process of having kids, taking care of kids, and worrying about your kids all of the sudden you realize...you've lost yourself in motherhood. Host Lindsay Aerts shares a clip of her friend, Rachel, who's feeling this exact way.
Healing from a miscarriage can be very painful. There are no two stories of how to heal that seem to look alike. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with the Director of Mental Health at The Healing Group in Midvale, Monica Ashton about healing from a miscarriage, how to cope with grief, and how to help a friend who may be grieving. Original air date September 25, 2016.