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1:30- Last episode of 2020!2:55- Biggest lesson 2020 taught us5:03- Biggest blessing of 20206:53- Most challenging part of 20209:27- Goals for 2020? Did we meet them?11:15- Goals for 202113:50- Baby update!16:40- Katie update19:15- Season 2 is in the works! 20:13- Favorite episode of 202022:59- We will be back in February23:20- Minute with Mike. Words of wisdomContinue reading “43. Goodbye 2020”
Divorce can be bitter and co-parenting is not easy. We talk with Pam who sheds light on navigating the situation when things don’t end smoothly. Follow us on Instagram: @amomslifepodcast@KatieLKenney@ntendallClick here for our website and like us on Facebook @amomslifepodcast 1:11- Katie & Natalie talk holiday stress and divorce5:30- Welcome Pam!6:51- Pam’s backstory. Divorced 10 years ago with oneContinue reading “42. Moving through a bitter divorce”
We are finding out what men really want for Christmas…and what they don’t wan
We’re a week into December now and while it isn’t ALWAYS about the gifts and shopping .. hey it’s 2020 and if ever there were a year to find ways to spark joy, this is it.
However your Thanksgiving looks this year, it will probably still involve food. We are getting great turkey tips and beyond from our friend and chef, Candace Rinke.
Can you have it all? This week we talk with professor, entrepreneur, and mother of 7, Karen Wonders about balancing it all. She started the non-profit organization Maple Tree Cancer Alliance.
They did everything together. Including a simultaneous cancer diagnosis
Teach me about boys. Natalie is having a baby boy and she has lots of questions for Katie! Disclaimer: this is just us talking. We know personalities vary and not all boys fall into the categories we talk about .
With a rich family history of breast cancer, she hoped it would skip her but deep down she knew her diagnosis would come. Nikki shares her incredible story of battling breast cancer and having a major and rare complication with her a double mastectomy surgery.
It’s truly never too late to become whoever you want to be. Fitness trainer and The Biggest Loser Trainer, Erica Lugo shares her fascinating story of weight loss and all the things she gained along the way.
Miscarriage and dreaming of what might have been for your family. It impacts 1 in 4 women.
Your thyroid is a very powerful gland. When it goes wonky, you can start feeling off.
Things we’ve both been hardcore judged for … and maybe a few things we’ve judged others for too. Let’s stop judging!
Divorce, co-parenting, and making it all actually work. It’s possible.
Pregnant again after miscarriage, stillbirth, or loss of your child. It’s an emotional ride packed with so many different emotions.
We are expanding! This episode we share some big news and our thoughts on it.
We know school looks different for everyone this year. In this episode, we talk with a teacher to discuss virtual learning, what’s it really like for teachers and what parents can do to help their kids be successful during this time.
When kids turn 18 many leave the house to head to college or start a job. This is great insight from our Licensed Independent Social Worker to prepare any parent for some top issues that happen with this age group.
936 weeks is how much time you have with your child from birth to age 18. In this week’s episode we talk about transitioning to college after that time is up! We talk to Julie, mom of three who just sent her twin girls to college during a pandemic.
Some women are finding their implants gave them more than they bargained for. Allison shares the story of how she discovered a breast implant illness that left her thinking she was going to die.
There are a lot of things that go on with mom’s body after baby that simply don’t get talked about a lot.
How the hell do I answer that? You know when someone asks you something and it sends you into a tailspin? Yeah. Us too.
Holly loves to introduce her family to different cultures. So much so, that when she had the opportunity to move her family to China – she did!
Counting the ounces. Tina joins us to share her incredible story of her miracle baby, born 1lb, 10oz nearly 30 years ago! This is a story about overcoming the odds and advocating for your child.
Protecting your skin goes beyond putting sunscreen on when you go outside. Hear about why you and you kids should be wearing protection inside!
Alcohol was her favorite place to hide. She almost gave up her life. This is Michelle’s story of courage, vitality and a will to live for her family.
Beyond the game. Parenting tips from the field, the court, the stage or wherever you child goes after school. We sit down with pastor, youth sports coach and dad, Tony Miltenberger.
This is an expanded Minute with Mike, our Licensed Independent Social Worker. We discuss how to talk to your kids about inappropriate touch and what warning signs parents should be on the lookout for.
A mother’s fight for justice for her daughter. This is Stephanie’s story of how she found out about her daughter’s gym teacher inappropriately touching her and her classmates on school grounds. It’s a story of anger, outrage and a relentless fight parents are taking on for their girls.
“I just don’t want people to be afraid of my kids.” A powerful conversation about race, parenting and how we can do better with former news anchor and community volunteer Marsha Bonhart.
We’ve all been there. Embarrassed by something our kids have done or said. It’s worse when we are out in public! Join us for a laugh as we share some of the top embarrassing moments in our motherhood journey!
Alcohol is so prevalent in our society and sometimes it’s easy to drink away the anxiety, fear, anger and frustrations of life. Lesley shares her story of how she quit drinking for good and how that decision changed her life.
If you are ready to get your kids off of the couch and doing the dishes already, this episode is for you. Ashley Buffa shares her tips and tricks to help stressed out moms reclaim their homes with a secret tool they already have…their kids!
She lost her mom when she was 16. Now, her motherhood journey is shaped by the fact that she has lived more years without her mom than with her. This is Lucy’s story of how she refused to let her grief harden her but instead used it to become a better friend, partner and mom.
The story of Samuel, your host Natalie’s stillborn son.
8. Finding your YOU again
After kids many of us get stuck. We identify as only one thing: mom. This mom shares her transformation story of how she found herself again and her advice on what you can do too.
7. The monster that is postpartum depression
No one told you it was a possibility. How could the happiest time of your life be shadowed by dark thoughts and a lack of emotion? Sometimes it’s our turn to let you in. This is Katie’s story of taming the beast that is postpartum depression.
6. If you don’t know your Enneagram type, you’re missing out!
Executive life coach and certified Enneagram teacher, David Charpentier breaks down the personality types and explains how knowing them can help you parent better!
5. Intimacy in isolation
During any stressful situation topics like sex, intimacy, connection with our partner are not always top of mind, especially in chaotic situations. This episode we talk with a marriage/family counselor and sex therapist, Randi Levinson.
4. I’m losing my F&*%ing mind.
It’s okay not to be okay right now. If you are losing your mind, so are we! Our social worker is breaking down the mental health aspects of this once in a lifetime pandemic. Our Licensed Independent Social Worker, Mike gives us some tips!
3. Coping through crisis
Uncertainty and disappointment are common feelings as we navigate this pandemic. Tony Miltenberger helps us cope through the crisis.
2. Parenting and teaching through a pandemic
The world is changing everyday due to the pandemic. Parents have had to adjust every facet of their lives and in many cases become the teacher, overnight. Help is here! What you should know from a teacher.
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