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Developing Value-Based Habits During Transitional Periods

Watch the Video of This Episode at Our YouTube Channel Episode 25: Jenny Remington Returns to Talk About Habits We have our first return guest this week! We love talking to Jenny Remington, and hope she’ll continue to join us frequently (Hey Jenny, will you be a regular contributor, please?). If you haven’t listened to…

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Shannon Rafalowski – Preventing & Recovering from Body Image & Eating Disorders

Watch this Episode on Our YouTube Channel Episode 24: Shannon Rafalowski  (Trigger warning: eating disorder thoughts and behaviors and self-harm/cutting) Today’s episode is Part 2 of our discussion with Shannon Rafalowski (from Episode 22, when Shannon joined us to talk about defining our values and mind-body connection.) Our conversation went beyond those topics to include…

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Reclaim Your Confidence by Identifying Your Superhero Skill Set

Watch the Video of This Episode at Our YouTube Channel Episode 23: Morgan Seaman, This Empowered Mom Morgan Seaman loved her job, and loved being a working mom. After eight years of balancing work and parenthood, though, she felt like there could be a better way to approach things. Morgan sought coaching and counseling for…

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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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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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Even Pros Can Benefit from Coaching – How a Coach Can Help with Career Pivots

Episode 13: KJ Dell’Antonia This week, our guest is KJ Dell’Antonia, the author of the viral New York Times essay Why I Didn’t Answer Your Email, the former editor of the Times’ Motherlode blog, and the author of the book How to Be a Happier Parent. Her debut novel, The Chicken Sisters, is a timely,…

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Tipsy Ellipses Bonus Episode

Welcome to our April Tipsy Ellipses episode. On the first of every month, we (Susanne & Missy) do a Facebook Live where we recap our top learnings from the previous month’s episodes and give a sneak peak at what’s coming up in the month ahead. The show is unedited and non-bleeped, so keep those earbuds…

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Career Solutions for People Dealing with Chronic Health & Life Issues

Episode 13: Alison Tedford Alison Tedford is a mom & … writer, marketer, indigenous (Kwakiutl First Nation) activist based in Abbotsford, British Columbia, and author of the soon to be released, Chronic Profit – Building My Business While Managing Persistent Pain, which is filled with career solutions for people dealing with chronic health & life…

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Moms as Leaders & Creating a Flexible Schedule Through Multiple Revenue Streams

Episode 12: Kelly Rippon, Mom &… Leading by Example Kelly Rippon, started her consulting company, Authentic Change, in 2006, with the mission of changing the world one conversation at a time. Those conversations, combined with her work as a college instructor, corporate trainer, and single mother of six incredible children, including her oldest son, Olympic…

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