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Mom Friends
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Advice on adulting from your internet Mom Friends!
 
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Atomic Moms
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Ellie Knaus celebrates and commiserates with world class experts, best-selling authors, and listeners around the world on Atomic Moms podcast. She shares the sweet and messy journey of her growing family and welcomes complex discussions on topics from postpartum anxiety to schooling to marriage after kids to how to protect our children from sexual abuse to how to build your village of mom-friends. Since 2014, listeners have found a welcoming space Ellie calls "Switzerland in the Mommy Wars". ...
 
Get ready to find your groove and bust a move because you are about to dance it out with Annie Leigh! Annie Leigh Edwards is a pastor’s wife, mom of three, blogger and a firm believer that life is better when you’re dancing the kitchen. Like our kitchens, life is messy - but it doesn’t have to keep us from enjoying the daily grind. Dancing in the Kitchen podcast will be like a dance party with good friends. All the pressure is off. Wherever life finds you - whether it’s wiping booties or wri ...
 
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Rosie Lorraine
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Singer/Songwriter, Lyricist, Mom, Friend!
 
SkipKid is a down-to-earth podcast in which mom-friends turned best-friends Callie and Denise discuss the ups and downs of parenting. From consulting experts to dishing with fellow parents, SkipKid builds community one episode at a time.
 
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This week we take a look at how we talk to ourselves vs how we talk to other people. Also, conversations with managers, temper tantrums and we somehow end up on the topic of conspiracy theories. Resources https://www.scienceofpeople.com/how-to-talk-to-yourself/
 
New! Can people really change? I can’t wait for you to hear what Emily Price has to say. My fave conversations are with experts who speak frankly as mom friends, so basically, in this one, I’m in heaven. Our returning guest Emily Price, a New York City based psychotherapist specializing in anxiety welcomes us into her minivan in the northern Mi ...…
 
Have you checked in recently with your SO about what you want and don’t want in your relationship?? We also talk about road trip safety, surprises for your SO and a special guest appearance by Peggy! Resources https://www.bustle.com/articles/16718-9-conversations-every-serious-couple-should-have https://www.thesimpledollar.com/twelve-important- ...…
 
Today we’re empowering blended families and talking stepmom strategies! Holistic psychotherapist, step-mom coach, and #atomicmama Nathalie Savell tackles the biggest challenges stepmoms face. We’re talking high conflict exes, healthy boundaries, and smooth transitions between households. Then we turn the tables and share my guest interview with ...…
 
Are you ready for the Big One? Or the zombie apocalypse? Or just a power outage? This week we talk about emergency preparedness. Also, hidden cameras, adult slumber parties and swiping right. Resources http://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies/survival-kit-supplies http://survivalathome.com/dollar-store-preps/…
 
We're going WAY BACK to the summer of 2016 (!!!) and sharing one of my favorite conversations. I've never met Margaux IRL but revisiting to this episode feels like I'm catching up with an old friend. "Born in Paris and raised in London, educated at Edinburgh University and living in Washington D.C., Margaux Bergen is the mother of three Millenn ...…
 
This week we talk about BDD and some of it’s signs and symptoms. **Trigger warning for talk of body dysmorphia, eating disorders and other related topics 5:00-24:30** Also- forbidden rooms, Bumble bumbles and naps Resources https://adaa.org/understanding-anxiety/related-illnesses/other-related-conditions/body-dysmorphic-disorder-bdd http://www. ...…
 
New Episode + Giveaway (@atomicmoms on Friday 6/29). Guest co-host Jessica Coulter, named in Business Insider's "30 Most Creative Women in Advertising", offers her #1 tip for women who want to have families and charge hard in their careers. And journalist Elizabeth Wallace returns to celebrate her brand new book, The Ambition Decisions: What Wo ...…
 
How do you know when it’s time to get a pet? This time is all about responsible pet ownership, stressful new jobs and adult temper tantrums. Resources https://www.avma.org/KB/Policies/Pages/Guidelines-for-Responsible-Pet-Ownership.aspx https://bestfriends.org/resources/adopt-pet-shelter-or-rescue https://www.redbubble.com/people/strongbowcreate…
 
What started as one stay at home mother donating a baby jumper to a refugee mom has turned into a crowdsourcing organization providing for hundreds of refugee families arriving in America. Wednesday, June 20th is World Refugee Day, and in this podcast, we chat with Miry Whitehill, mother of two and non-profit leader about the day she found her ...…
 
Join us this week as we talk about what is in your “everyday carry.” Then stick around for bra shopping, “finders keepers” and confrontation. Resources https://www.reddit.com/r/EDC/ https://www.reddit.com/r/ABraThatFits/
 
We're tackling whining, tantrums, baby hair pulling, playdate drama, and middle of the night wake ups with parenting experts/psychotherapists Heather Turgeon, MFT and Julie Wright, MFT. Host Ellie Knaus offers funny and frustrating scenarios from family life and our guests share their 3 step approach to effective communication from Now Say This ...…
 
This week we want you to talk to someone. If you are feeling alone, depressed, anxious or lost- talk to someone!! Also, talking to children, charity work, PMS & part time jobs. Resources 1-866-488-7386 Trevor Project Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 National Suicide Prevention Hotline https://www.charitynavigator.org/ https://www.translatinacoalition.org/…
 
#180 - We're busting the "I'm too busy" myth, putting "mom guilt" to rest, and sharing practical tools for making time for the people and projects we love. Guest LAURA VANDERKAM, time management and productivity expert and mother of 4, shares highlights from her new book Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done. xx Ellie Knaus Plea ...…
 
Pen Pals, creating boundaries, growing old and the “correct” way to eat ramen. Please don’t judge Nancy for her ramen eating habits... Resources https://www.penpalsforseniors.org/ http://www.penpalworld.com/ https://www.veteransunited.com/network/support-our-troops-write-a-letter/
 
Ever wonder how your mother's relationship with you as a baby influences your life now as an adult? And how about your relationship with your own kids - what effect are you having on their future relationships? (Sabrina's future partner -- you're welcome. Ha!) In The Attachment Effect: Exploring the Powerful Ways Our Earliest Bond Shapes Our Re ...…
 
Listen, this one got away from us a little. Hobbies, catching feelings and things we hated hearing growing up. OR Mountain math, the devil is a seagull and cash cab. We don’t know either…. **Trigger warning for talk of throwing up at 46:27** Resources https://www.huethegame.com/ http://thatgamecompany.com/journey/…
 
#1 New York Times bestselling author and award-winning entertainment journalist LESLIE BRUCE speaks candidly about overwhelming life moments from going back to work after baby, to fertility, to her complicated second pregnancy and recent bedrest. "Supporting overwhelmed mamas" is a tagline of her popular Instagram feed (@leslieannebruce), and a ...…
 
This week we talk about things that make us happy! Also, overly-friendly neighbors, dating advice and communication and sex. #smallwins Resources https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-addiction-connection/201506/whats-your-definition-happiness https://www.bustle.com/articles/87583-19-threesome-tips-from-women-who-have-been-there-because-c ...…
 
#177: Our special tribute to our listener community. 17 listener moms open their hearts to us for our #177 podcast. My "mom questions" were basic. And the responses were profound. I am humbled by your life stories and your strength. There's no better mother's day company, hands down. I feel like I fell in love with 17 mamas this week. Thank you ...…
 
On our lucky 13th episode we talk about emotional fears and audio nightmares. Fear of success, being proud of ourselves, showing your true face to your S.O. and friendship fears. Resources https://www.forbes.com/sites/kathycaprino/2014/09/21/how-to-find-a-great-mentor-first-dont-ever-ask-a-stranger/#7ce7eabdfa1c https://www.huffingtonpost.com/r ...…
 
Expressing Motherhood showrunner and mother of three, Lindsay Kavet spills the espresso beans on how to get stuff done AND be creatively fulfilled while raising kids, the life-changing power of sharing your story, and the growing pains involved in learning how to speak up for yourself. And we share a live performance of the musical comedy duo M ...…
 
This week we talk about being a Fan, owing friends money, friendship drama and picking friends up from the airport.
 
#175: Journalist/parent educator Katherine Reynolds Lewis and I bond over our love for our strict, hyper-achieving Tiger Moms, our fear of disappointing them, and our strong need to parent our children differently. In The Good News About Bad Behavior: Why Kids Are Less Disciplined Than Ever�And What to Do About It, Lewis writes, “we are facing ...…
 
This week we talk about not feeling like an AdultTM, how to handle some roommate drama, guilt and unsolicited dick pics. Resources https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/psychiatrists
 
How do we unlock a young person's intrinsic motivation to read? Today we're spotlighting Tracey Hecht of Fabled Films and The Book Truck charity founder Elizabeth Dragga. These guests on opposite coasts are taking creative approaches to getting kids and teens psyched about books. Hecht, creator of The Nocturnals series, uses dialogue-driven sto ...…
 
Ever wish you were a little more organized? Or need that perfect tracking app? Join us this week as we talk about apps, dating and anxiety! Resources https://www.plannedparenthood.org/get-care/spot-on-period-tracker https://www.prismmoney.com
 
CNN host Kate Bolduan and former Glamour executive editor Lauren Smith Brody give tips for heading back to work after having kids. Just back from maternity leave, Kate Bolduan gives us three momhacks for transitioning back to work. And Fifth Trimester founder Lauren Smith Brody shares lessons from her fun, comforting, and informative book: The ...…
 
This week we talk about navigating romantic relationships and mental illness together. Also, laundry questions, sex & commitment, grownup documents and spiders. Trigger warning for spiders on the last question! Resources https://adaa.org/finding-help/helping-others/spouse-or-partner Http://NAMI.org
 
A 10 minute recharging meditation for all of us moms, and especially new mamas. As Jennifer Waldburger explains, "Your baby needs a mom who takes good enough care of herself to be able to meet her needs with loving present attunement and attentiveness. In this meditation, I'll help you get in touch with how you're feeling right now. The more yo ...…
 
We're talking about what happens when I have the chance to live out my ultimate birthday fantasy and Adam gives the play by play of the Rampage movie premiere. Subscribe on iTunes.com/AtomicMoms or your favorite podcast app to receive this week's BONUS episode, a mom meditation with Jennifer Waldburger. And find us on social media: Instagram: @ ...…
 
Making friends is hard to do. Even harder than that is keeping those friends! This week is all about how to make and keep good friends and cut toxic ones out. Resources https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/casual-close/201708/5-lies-about-adult-friendships https://www.manrepeller.com/2016/05/friendship-lessons.html http://thebeehive.bumble.c ...…
 
(New intro) It's my birthday week so we're revisiting our Eliza's birth! In this episode originally airing 7/17, we share the highlights of our second daughter’s totally outrageous birth, including audio from the day. Special thanks to our birthing dream team: our mama bear doula Carmen, OBGYN Dr. Susan Morrison, and all the fabulous nurses at ...…
 
What’s up everybody?! First episode with me talking to you from the beginning - brainstorming content. I’m passionate about a few things but namely music and making money! Join me on this “Paper Route” and we’ll listen and learn together!
 
#169 After our special live episode with child safety educator Pattie Fitzgerald officially ended, we kept talking so we kept recording! In this bonus episode, we discuss: Why we should encourage surprises and ban secrets How to react if our child hints that something may be off And how we can prevent our children from becoming victims of the n ...…
 
This week is all about books, studying what makes you happy, doing good while staying safe and Prank Wars Resources: https://littlefreelibrary.org/build/ https://www.wdl.org/en/ https://www.mint.com/the-ultimate-resource-for-finding-scholarships
 
In our first Atomic Moms Live, child safety educator Pattie Fitzgerald teaches us how to empower our children and prevent them from becoming victims of sexual abuse. After all, the "tricky person" (potential predator) is nearly always someone the family knows. We learn: how to teach our children: "you are the boss of your body", why "stranger d ...…
 
How do you fit everything you want to do into 24 hour days??? Let’s break it down! Also: co-ed sleepovers, being sick and co-parenting. Resources: Eisenhower's Matrix: https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newHTE_91.htm
 
#167: The most watched TED Talk in history "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" made Sir Ken Robinson, PhD. a widely known crusader of non-traditional education around the world. In his new book YOU, YOUR CHILD, AND SCHOOL, co-authored with Lou Aronica, Sir Robinson argues that we should demand an education system revolution for our children and the f ...…
 
This week we talk about thrift shopping, friendships between genders, feeling "grown up" and controlling parents. Resources: http://www.feministcurrent.com/2012/09/07/can-women-and-men-be-just-friends-a-completely-unscientific-survey/ http://thefederalist.com/2017/04/07/yes-men-women-can-just-friends-despite-hypersexed-culture/…
 
#166 Dr. Britta Bushnell is back to discuss the challenges of emotional intimacy and the ways in which we can reconnect as a couple now that we’re parents. It’s part two of our extremely popular conversation: “The Mother’s Journey: Confronting the Unknown”. We’re taking baby steps, and Britta is here to help us wade through the metamorphic mama ...…
 
Are you ready for that big interview?? Today we talk interviewing tips, women complimenting women, surviving social anxiety and gift giving. Resources: https://www.thebalance.com/top-job-interview-tips-2061331 https://resume-help.org/resume_writing_tips.htm
 
UGH. Meditation. Why is it so hard to just sit? I'm chatting with Sukey and Elizabeth about the critical voices in our heads, the ways in which we underestimate ourselves, meditation, and how to get comfortable in our own skin. These sister-in-laws and former founders of the celebrated newsletter The Well Daily, are the authors of the cheeky, s ...…
 
This week we talk about FOOD, grown up moments, chemistry, haircuts and renting. Resources: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat- https://www.amazon.com/Salt-Fat-Acid-Heat-Elements/dp/1476753830/ref=as_li_ss_tl?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1467146403&sr=1-3&keywords=samin+nosrat&linkCode=sl1&tag=ciasam07-20&linkId=aa2e1a87945295ac4eff2986758401d4…
 
Meet Kate Bowler, our new podcast mom friend. She's funny, sweet, and really, really smart, but like in a very-humble-and-also-loves-reality-shows kind of way. She teaches at Duke Divinity School. She's a historian specializing in the American prosperity gospel: think Joel Osteen. And she bravely challenges the strongly held religious belief th ...…
 
Join us this week as we talk Self-Care, nightlights, friendships, first dates and healthy coping with tragedy. *Trigger Warning* Talk about Parkland, FL shooting 42:42-55:40 Resources Self-Care: https://www.the-pool.com/health/mind/2018/7/amy-jones-on-the-goopification-of-self-care Find someone to talk to: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/the ...…
 
#163 We offer support in this up to the minute podcast with renowned trauma expert Stephanie Small, LMFT, including: what to say to our children about the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida, how to find the courage to send our kids to school, how to support our teachers, and what to tell our children to do if they are in a ...…
 
On the first episode of Mom Friends we give you advice on work and depression, how (NOT) to ask a girl out, Depression MealsTM, and food safety. Resources: https://adaa.org/finding-help# Anxiety and Depression Association of America http://employment.findlaw.com/family-medical-leave/what-is-fmla-faq-on-federal-leave-law.html FMLA FAQ http://hea ...…
 
Our kids suffer more stress and anxiety today than children did a century ago. Clinical neuropsychologist Dr. Bill Stixrud and testing guru Ned Johnson explain why and what we can do about it in their new work The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives. Whether your child makes herself sick ge ...…
 
You may not feel like a goddess right now, but it turns out we have a lot in common with Inanna, the Sumerian mother goddess of Heaven and Earth. Drawing upon mythology and decades of experience as a childbirth educator, Dr. Brita Bushnell brings healing light to the unique challenges and identity shifts we experience as mamas. After all, mothe ...…
 
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