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Defining Your Values & Understanding Mind-Body Connection with Shannon Rafalowski

Watch This Episode On Our YouTube Channel Episode 22: Shannon Rafalowski Almost every week on The Mom &… Podcast, the concept of values comes up. Understanding your personal values allows you to focus on what matters in your life.  Every week when this comes up we think, we really should learn more about how to…

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Redefining Maternity Leave – Why Most Moms Need 6 Months, Not 12 Weeks

Watch the Video of this Episode on our YouTube Channel Episode 21: Lauren Smith Brody As a new mom, Lauren Smith Brody started having candid conversations with her co-workers at Glamour Magazine about how hard it was to parent an infant and succeed at work. Her book, The Fifth Trimester, was born out of these…

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How to Remove the “Crisis” from Midlife

Watch This Episode on our YouTube Channel Episode 20: Lisa Levine Lisa Levine had a non-crisis midlife crisis (if you’re going to have one, that sounds like the way to do it). She found herself sitting in meetings, thinking,”This is not what I want to talk about.” A longtime fan of Martha Beck, Oprah’s life…

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Defining and Creating Work / Life Balance, with Suzanne Brown

Watch The Episode at our YouTube Channel Episode 19: Suzanne Brown When her son was born 10 weeks premature, Suzanne Brown was still working a full-time corporate job. The plan was to continue in that role, but she quickly realized that things needed to change.  After negotiating her role down to part-time, Suzanne started getting…

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How to Set (and Enforce) Boundaries with Family, Friends & Co-workers

Watch This Episode on our YouTube Channel Episode 18: Justine Sones Boundaries. Got any? We don’t. Well, sometimes we have boundaries, and sometimes we feel bad about enforcing them. We’re learning. Enter: Justine Sones. If you have the time, we recommend pausing after everything Justine says, and just letting it… Simmer. Soak. Absorb into your…

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Tipsy Ellipses – with Special Guest Kate Strzinek of DomestiKateThis

Watch Full Video (with bonus photos!) on YouTube Now! Welcome to our May Tipsy Ellipses episode. On the first of every month, we (Susanne & Missy) do a Facebook Live bonus episode. The show is (mostly) unedited and non-bleeped, so keep those earbuds in if you’re around the littles. To watch the live version, be…

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas by Our Guests

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas by Our Guests Our guests make great stuff! Order today, so you’re not in a panic at midnight on May 9. Not that we’ve ever experienced such a thing, but we hear it happens… The Chicken Sisters by KJ Dell’Antonia – Episode 14 Chronic Profit by Alison Tedford – Episode 13…

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Balancing Mental and Physical Health While Pursuing Your Passion with Michelle Garrett

Episode 17: Michelle Garrett Please Note: This episode contains a discussion around depression, with a reference to self-harm and suicide which may be difficult for some listeners. If you need resources for yourself or someone you love, please visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org or call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 800-273-8255. We are honored, and so grateful,…

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Master Your Money & Career Break Challenges

This week we are un-taboo-ing (that’s a thing, right?) an often taboo subject: money. Our guest is Janice Scholl, the host of The Money, Career & Motherhood Podcast. Choose from the icons above to listen and subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. If you would like to watch the video version of this episode, it…

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Surviving Midlife Indignities & Career Changes with Kristin van Ogtrop

Episode 15: Kristin van Ogtrop Thinking about making a big career change? Considering a huge shift, whether from home-to-work or work-to-home or something in between? This is the episode for you! And if you happen to be in mid-life, you’re in for a great time. You can watch a video version of this episode over…

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