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Getting a cancer diagnosis isn’t a death sentence. Garth and Dara are here to teach you everything you need to move forward with your life, whatever challenges you’re facing. You can learn more at their websites: Garth’s website: http://www.napkinnotesdad.com Dara’s website: https://crazyperfectlife.com
 
What does life look like after the funeral? After the divorce is final? After the diagnosis? Whether your loss is a person, a relationship, a job, a pet, or a dream, loss shapes who you are and how you choose to live in the world. Join Shelby Forsythia, Intuitive Grief Guide as she explores the ideas, resources, and stories that help us "come back" to life after death, divorce, illness and more.
 
Conscious Parents, Thriving Kids is a podcast designed to help parents all over the world create deeper connections with themselves and their children, so their families can thrive. Listen in for parenting stories, successes, pitfalls and supportive coaching techniques to move through the challenges and chaos on your parenting journey. Enjoy transformational conversations with experts, educators, and parents who will inspire and inform you as you tap into your own values in parenting.
 
Motherhood. Postpartum. Relationships. We’re not experts, we’re moms just like you. We did the research, we read the books, we joined the clubs. And the more we learned about motherhood, the more we realized how many things aren’t talked about publicly. This podcast is for you if: • You’re looking for answers to match your experience. • You ever feel frustrated with mom life and feel like you’re doing it wrong. • You’re looking for your mama tribe that gets you. • You feel misunderstood and ...
 
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Dara Kurtz received decades of wisdom from her dead mother and grandmothers after stumbling across a Ziplock bag of letters. Her new book, I Am My Mother’s Daughter is an inside look at the intimate wisdom shared across maternal generations and a love letter to the power of preserving the written word. Today we’re talking about the four different t…
 
Lessons from a motherless mom. In this episode, Dara Kurtz talks about mothering her two daughters after losing her own mom and going through cancer. She also shares tips on how to live in the moment and connect to the people in your life deeply, that you love now. The Unspoken You don’t have to pretend everything is okay when it’s not. It’s okay t…
 
#086: There is no perfect relationship. When it comes to the mother-daughter connection, creating a beautiful, open, honest, and respectful relationship can really be a true gift. Listen in to this rich discussion with my special guest, Dara Kurtz. Don’t forget to go to Dara’s website to purchase her book as well as receive 5 free gifts! Visit: htt…
 
When it’s more than the baby blues. In this Mom Talk episode, Yasmin Regan shares her journey with postpartum depression and anxiety. The Unspoken You are still a good mom! Even when you have postpartum depression, anxiety, and OCD. What We Discuss with Yasmin Regan Real and frightening thoughts one can have during PPD, something no one really shar…
 
Cristina Chipriano grew up knowing grief, losing her 5-year-old cousin, her aunt, and her godmother all before second grade. After becoming a social worker, she helped create grief support programs in Spanish at Bo’s Place in Houston, where much of the community is Latino. Today, Cristina and I are talking about how death can take families farther …
 
Gender-creative parenting. In this episode, sociologist Kyl Myers talks about her gender creative parenting journey and offers incredible tips on the dialogue to use to create an inclusive gender environment for all gender types. The Unspoken Adult gender inequalities are getting their start and are perpetuated in childhood. If we gave children mor…
 
#089: Grief and emotions associated are very personal and have no structure or time frame. This episode is all about offering yourself permission to grieve without expectation or judgment. Join the Conscious Parents, Thriving Kids community on Facebook today. This is a place for encouragement, support, ideas, and strategies for raising today’s chil…
 
Have you ever felt grief in your body? This week, Victoria Albina is teaching all of us how to use the body as a method to move from resistance to acceptance, release people-pleasing and perfectionism, and harness the oh-so powerful vagus nerve to pay close attention to grief. This conversation is full of tips and tools to reclaim ourselves and our…
 
Safely introduce allergenic foods. In this episode, Dr. Marks-Cogan shares how to introduce your children to highly allergenic foods and the ins and outs of pediatric allergies. The Unspoken Any baby can develop a food allergy, it is not only based on genetics. Early allergen introduction is the best way to avoid developing allergies. We used to th…
 
#088: Food is about love, connection, belonging, and nourishment. But it is also about listening to our own bodies and learning to tap into our inner wisdom when it comes to this relationship. Listen in to this rich discussion to hear more about creating and maintaining a healthy relationship with food. Join the Conscious Parents, Thriving Kids com…
 
Episode 78: Keeping it Real with Alexis Barad-Cutler We’re all about bringing you real and honest content. In this episode, we talked with Alexis Barad-Cutler, writer and founder of Not Safe For Mom Group (NSFMG), an online community where members talk candidly about the grittier side of the motherhood experience. She’s known for putting it all out…
 
A massive amount of family deaths plus his work as a Hospice chaplain enlightened Gary Shockley to the reality of kids as “forgotten mourners.” His children’s book, My Heart Sings a Sad Song is a non-denominational guide for children and their caregivers to sparking conversations about grief and emotions. Today we’re talking about how we can help k…
 
Sex after marriage. In this episode, Dana Myers talks about the connection between sensuality and confidence and how to identify the ebb and flow of your sex life with your partner so you’re able to create an intimacy plan that is sustainable for the season you’re in. The Unspoken Your libido dies when you have kids and that's okay. This creates an…
 
#087: 21st-century education needs to involve fostering our children’s creativity and curiosity, giving our kids the opportunity and freedom to explore and learn more about what speaks to them. Listen in to hear more! Join the Conscious Parents, Thriving Kids community on Facebook today. This is a place for encouragement, support, ideas, and strate…
 
Practical wisdom. In this episode, Clint Edwards, Daddy blogger and author shares practical insights and advice from his journey as a father. The Unspoken Allow your spouse to do things the way they do them, even if you have a different way or preference. It really doesn't matter, as long as it gets done and isn’t harming anyone. What We Discuss wi…
 
Vitality and clarity. In this episode, Jeremiah Krieger discusses the magic of Chinese herbs and how vital of a role they play to replenish the mother after childbirth. The Unspoken The unique thing about Chinese Medicine is that it builds health. It’s about plugging your battery back in and feeling your adaptability, vitality, energy, back in line…
 
Episode 77: A Very Special Interview with our own Dara Kurtz! Garth takes a rare opportunity to interview his podcast partner, Dara, about the upcoming new release of her book, I Am My Mother’s Daughter. Dara shares the multi-decade transformation she endures from being a daughter to becoming a mother while also grieving her own mother’s death. Thi…
 
Taking time for yourself. In this episode, Amanda Walker talks about the origin of misleading thoughts around happiness and shares steps to creating a life you can be proud of. The Unspoken Many people have the misleading thought that they cannot be happy on their journey if they are not where they want to be. No happiness lies in front of you that…
 
Women’s health and hormones. In this episode, Katie Bressack talks about how the TMI stuff about your body is what actually tells you what is going on internally and emphasizes the power of nutrition when it comes to your period. The Unspoken Our bowel movements and the color of our blood during periods are the information we need, in order to unde…
 
#083: As we raise children, we often think we need to know all the answers. However, we don't. Our children are actually here to lead us and guide us just as much as we guide them. Listen to the amazing stories shared by my special guest, Nicole Jones, and how her son has taught her so much.By Sue DeCaro
 
Episode 76: We’ve Got You Covered: What You Need to Be Binging Right Now Let’s face it, the days are long and, well, so is 2020. If you’re like us, you might be looking for a new show to binge, something to distract you, and help you get your mind off of the Pandemic. Not to worry, we’ve got you covered. In this fun and lite episode, Garth and Dara…
 
Death. COVID. Religion. In this episode, Sasha Sagan explores the process of how to talk to children about the unknowns of the world and how to honor different traditions once you start a family. The Unspoken Around the world, we are all celebrating the same thing. They are all biological and astronomical events that are a part of being alive on ea…
 
VBACs and giving birth during a pandemic. In this episode, Sonnet shares her birth story that occurred during one of the most uncharted times in our history- the COVID-19 global pandemic. She shares insight into how as the COVID numbers grew, and hospital rules changed, she customized a birth plan that really supported her feeling of safety in birt…
 
We loved chatting it up with one of our favorite life coaches, Jesse Brisendine. If you’re trying to figure out your life purpose, and you don’t know what to do, if you’re facing challenges, and you don’t know what to do, if your past is following you around, and you don’t know what to do… this episode is for you. Jesse has an incredible way of bre…
 
Maternal mental health. In this episode, Dr. Claire Nicogossian talks about the optimal way to care for your children and offers practical solutions to identifying and managing your coping mechanisms. The Unspoken Mothers fear they have failed their family when they make a mistake or don't do something that is 100% for them. It makes them feel as i…
 
#081: It all starts with us as parents sharing "little life rafts" with our children, helping them integrate mindfulness. Listen in to hear the many ways that Dr. Christopher Willard suggests helping children today! This episode is full of wonderful examples that you can adopt into your everyday life with your kids. Check out Dr. Willards's latest …
 
It’s helpful to remember that grief is an experience, not an obstacle or a destination. Plus, enroll now in my best-selling online grief support course, Life After Loss Academy, beginning August 31. Now at a lower price due to COVID-19. Join me August 31, 2020 for a 12-week online course that will help you feel safe in the world again, say goodbye …
 
Kids matter. In this episode, Ryanne Plaisance shares ideas on how to raise children that are global citizens, socially and emotionally intelligent, resilient and compassionate, and also touches on COVID-19’s impact on your child’s social-emotional health. The Unspoken We are not our children's best teachers because it's hard for us to see their mi…
 
Melissa Bottorff-Arey’s life turned upside down when her son, Alex, took his own life during his junior year at college. Her new podcast, The Leftover Pieces, features conversations on living life after suicide loss. This week, we’re discussing the rage that often follows learning more information about a loss, how our mental health is impacted whe…
 
Confidence with style. In this episode, Laurie Brucker shares how to find your best style after having kids that will also make you feel empowered. The Unspoken Wardrobe can be a tool to help you feel comfortable and confident in your body again after having kids- no matter your size. What We Discuss with Laurie Brucker Why it’s important to get dr…
 
Episode 73: The Belief Principle with Steven Aitchison Our personal beliefs either move us forward in life or hold us back. The older we get, the more our beliefs tend to hold us back. In this episode, author, speaker, and online trainer, Steven Aitchison guides us through the maze of our minds to show us just how much influence our beliefs have in…
 
#079: The relationship we have to ourselves is of utmost importance. Cultivating this relationship involves paying attention to our emotions, feelings, and needs. This means focusing on balance and self-care. Listen in to hear more about how to tune into yourself in this rich conversation with my friend, Janet Philbin. Janet has written a book call…
 
Instagram-famous therapist Dr. Jenn Hardy is known for her intuitive wisdom on boundaries, self-care, rest, and grief. Today, we’re talking about how most of us underestimate the weight of emotional labor (especially in COVID-19), and why it’s impossible to compare losses. Also, we touch on how to shop for a therapist in the aftermath of a loss and…
 
V-BAC myths. In this episode, Julie Francom and Meagan Heaton debunk all things V-BAC and share all the information you need to have a healthy and safe vaginal birth after cesarian. The Unspoken A lot of people think, “once a c-section, always a c-section,” but vaginal birth is a safe and reasonable experience after c-section. What We Discuss with …
 
Episode 72: How to Find Peace in the Middle of Chaos We’re always real about what’s going on in our lives. If you’re like us, your life might be feeling a little chaotic right now. Let’s be honest, these are stressful times and many of us are feeling anxious and overwhelmed. How can we manage the chaos and carve out a little bit of peace for oursel…
 
Lindsay Joy Taylor, founder of The Joyful Jewelry Box, lost her mom when she was just 13 months old. Growing up without true memories of her mom, Lindsay Joy found solace and comfort in her mom’s jewelry box. She now makes keepsake and remembrance jewelry so that others can honor their loved ones through physical mementos. This week, we’re talking …
 
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