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If you're a mama whose marriage has become increasingly disconnected and difficult after kids, this podcast is for you. Join host Michelle Purta each week as she has open and honest conversations about what it takes to have a successful and healthy marriage focusing on healthy communication and deep connection. While mom life can feel rewarding, it can also feel like losing yourself. You trade in your self care for self sacrifice and your marriage takes a backseat or no seat at all as you ju ...
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! This episode was inspired by a new Instagram follower who currently has difficulty not letting her anger out on her husband when they're in a fight and wants to learn how to manage her anger to keep their arguments productive. In this episode of the Marriage and Motherhood podcast, I share my own experience…
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! When you're a child of divorce, it changes your outlook on marriage. In this episode of the Marriage and Motherhood Podcast, I am joined by Jen Sulak and we explore lessons learned from growing up in divorced families and how those experiences impacted our adult relationships and parenting. Tune in to hear …
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! Every marriage has its challenges and everyone experiences conflict with their spouse. But, when you're in an argument with your spouse, are you making negative assumptions about their behavior and letting that drive how you react and behave towards them? Doing this could be the cause of all the misundersta…
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! Have you noticed your marriage started to really go downhill and feel HARD after having kids? You're not alone, most couples go through this adjustment period after having kids and in this episode, fellow marriage coach Nevart Willborn and I are diving deep into this topic and this is a MUST LISTEN if you'r…
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! Do you find it hard to stay calm during an argument with your spouse? You aren't alone. Tune into this episode to hear my response to someone who asked me how to handle a fight with your partner without losing it on them and making things worse when you're feeling angry. In this episode of the Marriage and …
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! From growing up viewing periods as an annoyance, learning how to better understand my menstrual cycle has been life-changing and in my opinion, isn't talked about enough. We are not the same as men (clearly), but learning to know our bodies better and how our energy levels work can help us be our best selve…
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! Are you ready to have a marriage that isn't just better than your parents but how you want it? In this episode of The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast, I explore one of many parallels between marriage and motherhood and that's how important it is to shift our focus to breaking cycles to allow us to experience …
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! Do you have neurodiverse kids or suspect your child is neurodiverse and desperately wish things could be easier when it comes to parenting? In this episode, I am joined by Michelle McVittie, a child life specialist and parenting coach to discuss the complexities of parenting neurodiverse kids including ADHD…
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! Are you sick of having arguments with your husband always turn out the same way? If you're ready to try something new so that you can turn your arguments into transformative conversations that will leave your marriage stronger and you two feeling more connected as a team, then this episode is for you! In th…
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! If you often wonder why your kid(s) are so much more difficult to parent than your friends' kids, this episode is for you! In this episode of the Marriage and Motherhood Podcast, I'm joined by Dr. Samantha Goldman, a pediatric occupational and feeding therapist where we talk about how understanding sensory …
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! If you've ever felt like getting into any disagreement meant impending drama and fighting with your husband, then you need to tune into this episode. In this episode I share one simple tactic you can use to avoid disagreements from escalating. This is going to help save you so much drama and strengthen your…
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! Have a teen and feel like you have no idea what happened to your parent-child relationship? Us too. In this episode of the Marriage and Motherhood Podcast, I am joined by Jennifer Delliquadri, Parent & Teen Coach to discuss the challenges and strategies for maintaining a strong connection with your teen. In…
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! Bringing it back to an oldie but a goodie from Episode 5! If you've ever asked yourself how your marriage got to where it is now, where you feel disconnected, like you're just roommates doing this parenting thing together, then this is a MUST listen. In this episode, I dive into: - the importance of self ca…
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! Does life after kids feel more like you're living the same day on repeat? Like you're constantly on autopilot and you've lost yourself? In this episode of the Marriage and Motherhood Podcast, I'm joined by Kari Cravalho to discuss the common experience of mothers going into autopilot mode and losing touch w…
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! When your spouse shares how tired or busy they are, do you meet them with compassion or do you jump in say how much more tired you are aka compete with them? In this episode of the Marriage and Motherhood podcast, I share: - how and why you may be unintentionally competing with your spouse - how one-upping …
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! Are you a mom that tries all the popular parenting advice only to see it NOT work for your kids? In this episode of the Marriage and Motherhood Podcast, I'm joined by Anouk Godbout, a seasoned social worker specializing in supporting parents of emotionally intense and special needs children. Tune in to the …
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! Have you noticed a shift in how you feel about life, about marriage and even about yourself since you became a mom? Maybe less motivation, less joy, and more anger and frustration? In this episode, I am joined by Michelle Solger, Certified Mental Wellness Coach, and we dive into navigating mental health whe…
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! In this episode, join me as I dive into the most important thing to keep in mind and focus on to help you navigate conflict successfully in your marriage. In this episode, I share: - Understanding the dynamics of arguments in married couples - Why difficult conversations with your spouse go wrong - Goals fo…
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! Are you a stickler for your kids getting enough sleep but settled for just a measly 4-5 hours of sleep for yourself? Do you find yourself getting frustrated more easily, get into more arguments with your spouse, and feel more stressed out as a whole since having kids? Sleep could be the reason why! Well, mo…
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! Do you miss your sex drive after having kids? I hear way too often how sex after marriage, especially after kids becomes non-existent, so let's talk about it! In this episode I am joined by Geta Barbu, Gut Health Practitioner and Certified Nutritionist, to discuss ways women can increase their libido using …
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! Resentment is something everyone feels from time to time throughout the life of their marriage. While resentment is common in marriage, it doesn't have to tear your marriage apart so that you two are eternally miserable in a co-parenting roommate dynamic or send you straight down the road to divorce. What i…
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! Are you feeling overwhelmed by the hustle and busy-ness of motherhood? In this episode of The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast, I am joined by Sarah Parise as we dive into how to turn your stressful days into calmer, more harmonious moments with your kids and husband. In this episode, we discuss: - self-neglec…
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! Are arguments that last hours on end a regular occurrence in your marriage? In this episode, join me as I dive into how you can handle disagreements differently so that you can not only get through them faster, but also come out stronger as a couple. In this episode, I share: - the ultimate goal of conflict…
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! How often do you find yourself breaking promises you've made to yourself? Because of mom guilt, because you prioritize others wants and needs over yourselves... In this episode, I chat with Dena Farash, Positive Discipline Educator to talk all about how why it's so important for you to keep your promises to…
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Let us know how you enjoyed this episode! Are you tired of doing everything at home and wish your husband would step up as a partner so you can finally have time for self care and want to hang out with him? In this episode of The Marriage and Motherhood Podcast, I dive into how to finally create the kind of partnership you want in your home so that…
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