Episode 22 – Announcements on Season 2, the Who’s Your Mama Workbook and What’s Next

SPECIAL SOLO SHOW – Announcements on Season 2, the Who’s Your Mama Workbook and what’s next. Thank you SO much for tuning in to Season 1 of Who’s Your Mama, a podcast dedicated to creative mamas! I’m hoping that the last 21 episodes, and the awesome mamas interviewed therein, have inspired you to give quality time to your authentic selves. You deserve it, mamas! (Full transcript available below show notes…)

 

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Nominate yourself (or another mama) to Be On The Show for Season 2 (or, shoot me an email at YourMamaPodcast [at] gmail [dot] com)

Sign up for email alerts (and first-dibs FREEBIES!) for the official Who’s Your Mama Workbook for (Re)Discovery

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A relaxing hike and lovely family photo
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Episode 21: Kathleen Harper – certified life coach for mamas and author of The Well-Crafted Mom

SEASON ONE FINALE! A well-fed chat with Kathleen Harper – certified life coach for mamas and author of The Well-Crafted Mom*. We dust off expectations to reveal hope, discuss owning our feelings (and recognizing the root causes), shifting the “shoulds”  to wants and wishes, the importance of recharging first before jumping into what will feed your soul, reframing your brain and rescheduling your life and how forming connections with a tribe of mamas reveal more similarities than differences (not to mention, inspires camaraderie and healing):

*Send Kathleen an email at thewellcraftedmom@gmail.com to get your FREE copy of The Well-Crafted Mom

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Episode 20: Lisa Porter – CEO and founder of The Women’s Coaching Academy, and the newly rebranded Spark and Profit coaching company and companion podcast

An igniting chat with Lisa Porter – CEO and founder of The Women’s Coaching Academy and the newly rebranded Spark and Profit coaching company and companion podcast. We discuss starting (or ending) the day with yourself and your needs, the importance of designated work time and family time (and scheduled time off from both!), turning passions and skills into income on your own terms, making a plan (sticking to it not required), letting go of perfection and the magic of just doing it:

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Episode 19: Kelly Covert – co-owner of the Strong Body Whole Heart Podcast and Transformational Coaching Company

A worthy chat with Kelly Covert – co-owner of the Strong Body Whole Heart transformational coaching company and co-host of the companion podcast. We discuss the futility of perfectionism and expectations, the magical year of intentional under-achieving, finding empowerment through self-love, parenting for the family you have, taking responsibility for the choices we make (and recognizing our own power to make changes), creating space to ask the questions (and really listening to the answers), and how saying “no” is for now…not forever:

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Episode 18: Shira Richter – Multi-Interdisciplinary Visual Artist working to unapologetically increase awareness to the feminist politics of motherhood

A juicy chat with Shira Richter – Multi-Interdisciplinary Visual Artist working to unapologetically increase awareness to the feminist politics of motherhood. We discuss mothering the muse (and the self), funneling your creative energy to the correct channels, not forsaking art for motherhood or motherhood for art, always looking for the beauty, the strange species that are artist-mothers, feminist economics and the importance of conversations between artists (especially women!):

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Episode 17: Molly O’Rourke – Owner of One & Supp, a floral and event design studio located in Midcoast Maine

An ever-evolving chat with Molly O’Rourke – owner of One & Supp, a floral and event design studio located in Midcoast Maine. We discuss recognizing when it’s time to make a move (literally and creatively), the magic of being a multipotentialite, embracing transitions and natural ebbs and flows, how running a business and being a mom are eerily similar, finding freedom through community, and making decisions based on what actually works with your current reality (and recognizing that you can always change course):

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Episode 16: Britney Gardner – national brand strategist, personal branding photographer and host of The Know, Like & Trust Show podcast.

A powerful chat with Britney Gardner – national brand strategist, personal branding photographer and host of The Know, Like & Trust Show podcast. We discuss accepting that you can’t do it all (so do what you can), the importance of boundaries between work and home (even when you work AT home), recognizing when a new direction is calling you through signs & synchronicity, and the magic of truly seeing/revealing the fullest potential of your personal power*:


*Special announcement! I was so inspired by interviewing Britney that I’ve since been working away on the official Who’s Your Mama personal branding guide for the creative mama (not the actual title, but I can’t give everything away!) – follow me on social media and stay tuned for more details in the coming months!

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Episode 15: Amber Hobbins, former teacher turned professional nanny and family road-tripper extraordinaire

A wandering (but not lost!) chat with Amber Hobbins – former teacher turned professional nanny and road-tripper extraordinaire who documented her family’s travels on a blog called Gypsy 3 Wandering. We discuss embracing BIG change (even if you’re a “planner”), investing in nature, breastfeeding in cave dwellings, the joy of “short-serving friends,” how to have an epic 1st birthday, and the moment the path became clear (in the shadow of mountains):

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Episode 14: Rhea Pechter – artist, author and creator of the Little Stories for Tiny People podcast, which features original audio stories lovingly written and humorously performed by Rhea herself

A little chat with Rhea Pechter – artist, author and creator of the Little Stories for Tiny People podcast, which features original audio stories lovingly written and humorously performed by Rhea herself. We discuss making headspace by letting go of what no longer serves you, how the exposure of motherhood is strangely similar to sharing your art with the world, the joy (& creative inspiration) in the weird/rude things kids say, allowing the next chapter to unfold naturally, and taking the long-view:

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Episode 13: Sarah Cottrell – author, blogger at Housewife Plus, Bangor Daily News, Scary Mommy and elsewhere, and producer of the 2015 Listen to Your Mother show in Bangor, Maine

A fierce chat with Sarah Cottrell – author, blogger at Housewife Plus, Bangor Daily News, Scary Mommy and elsewhere, and producer of the 2015 Listen to Your Mother show in Bangor, Maine. We discuss how rejection can give you the courage to hone your voice, the importance of sharing stories of imperfect parenting, the role wine can play in inviting the magic, finding balance between helicopter and hands-off, and recognizing when your plate is full (and then to say “no”):

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Episode 12: Kelly Diels – Copywriter, Marketing Communications Specialist, Blogger, and (in the opinion of this podcaster) Highly Qualified Promoter of the F word

An emboldening chat with Kelly Diels – Copywriter, Marketing Communications Specialist, Blogger, and (in the opinion of this podcaster) Highly Qualified Promoter of the F word. We discuss defying the free labor of women by guarding your time and respecting your current capacity; the importance of online community in connection, nourishment and as avenues for discussion and change; and the danger of women-centric marketing’s social impact*:

 

*Heavy stuff, but I promise, we actually laugh a LOT during this interview (because that’s exactly what THEY don’t want us to do)!

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Episode 11: Delanie Holton-Fessler – artist, former teacher and co-creator of The Craftsman & Apprentice, in Denver, Colorado

An aesthetically pleasing chat with Delanie Holton-Fessler – artist, former teacher and co-creator of The Craftsman & Apprentice, in Denver, Colorado. We discuss involving kids in your creative time (and space!), attracting your tribe by doing what you love, the gift of giving yourself time to create (you too, menfolk!), and how we can support our kids by getting out of their way:

 

And congratulations to The Craftsman & Apprentice on being chosen for Best Craft Classes from Westword’s Best of Denver 2016!

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Episode 10: Lauren Bercovitch – filmmaker, producer & blogger at Grown Up Party and Grown Up Party TV, and director of the recently released short film, Big Lew

An unscripted chat with Lauren Bercovitch – filmmaker, producer and blogger at Grown Up Party and Grown Up Party TV, and director of the recently released short film, Big Lew. We discuss the therapeutic benefits of creativity (even if it’s created with one hand!), importance of adding positivity to the world, the danger of the phrase “I’ll sleep when the baby sleeps,” and how society needs to place more value on caregiving (not just breadwinning):

 

(And happy 1st birthday, little Georgia!)

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Episode 9: Kate Fisher – ceramicist, up-cyclist and creator of the Both Artist and Mother project

A grounded chat with Kate Fisher – ceramicist, up-cyclist and creator of the Both Artist and Mother project, who also moonlights as the Studio Art Technician and occasional visiting Assistant Professor for the Department of Art and Art History at St. Olaf College in Minnesota. We discuss the work/life-balance struggles of creative mamas, the importance of embracing imperfections in your work (especially after becoming a mother), how she became the “conversation keeper” and why it’s so vital to have these ongoing conversations surrounding the rich complexity of women’s lives:

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Episode 8: Andrea Masters, Assistant Director of Wellness at the University of Toledo

A well-balanced chat with Andrea Masters, Assistant Director of Wellness at the University of Toledo. We discuss how passion can inspire your path (or vice versa!), how to easily make fitness an ingrained part of your everyday, and how you are an individual who should pay no mind to that silly “selfish” word!

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Episode 7: Bev Feldman, jewelry designer/blogger at Linkouture, and creator of the self-care workbook, The Busy Mom’s Guide to Creativity

A radical chat with Bev Feldman, jewelry designer/blogger at Linkouture, and creator of the self-care workbook, The Busy Mom’s Guide to Creativity!** We discuss the economics of working after kids, knowing when you need more self-care (and giving yourself permission to pursue it), encouraging free-range creativity in children and finding inspiration in other mamas!

**Hey mamas! Bev is offering a special giveaway contest, exclusively for Who’s Your Mama listeners, to win a PDF copy of The Busy Mom’s Guide to Creativity  – Follow THIS LINK to her site for more info and to sign up for your chance to win! Contest will run through Monday, April 18, 2016 at 10pm EST. Good luck!

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Episode 6: Dr. Jocelyn Mitchell of Northwestern University, Qatar

A multi-cultural chat with Dr. Jocelyn Mitchell, Assistant Professor in Residence, Liberal Arts Program, at Northwestern University in Qatar (and my sister!). We discuss going back-to-school post-kids, being realistic with your time, lessons from parenting in an international setting, and how having a second child makes you so much more relaxed (and/or apathetic?) as a parent:

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Episode 5: Savannah Patraw, Physical Therapist, Personal Trainer & Half-Marathon Runner

An energizing chat with Savannah Patraw, physical therapist (and newly licensed personal trainer) who also happens to run half-marathons! We discuss the importance of leaning on your village, making your family the reason (not the excuse!), honoring soldiers through running, and motivating yourself to inspire others:

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Episode 4: Grey Catsidhe of the Ditzy Druid

A down-to-earth chat with Grey Catsidhe, Northern Rivers Protogrove* founder and creator of The Ditzy Druid blog. We discuss finding (or creating) your tribe, realistically prioritizing, magic in the kitchen and creatively integrating personal interests with parenthood:

*Now a full-fledged Grove – CONGRATULATIONS!

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Episode 3: Stacy Zarin Goldberg Photography

An in-focus chat with Stacy Zarin Goldberg, a DC-based professional photographer of food, interiors, architecture and portraiture. We discuss the importance of support at home, giving yourself an “off” day, finding unexpected joy in your day job (even when it’s already creative!), and fiercely knowing what you want (and don’t want) on your journey:

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Episode 2: Dr. Tamara Avant of South University

An empowering discussion with Dr. Tamara Avant, Assistant Vice Chancellor (Congratulations on the recent promotion!) for Academic Services and Professor of Psychology and Gender Studies in the College of Health Professions at South University in Savannah, Georgia. We discuss trusting your “mom-gut,” the importance of being happy where you are, raising boy feminists and how imposter syndrome and workplace stereotypes affect working moms:

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Episode 1: Kristen Taylor & Liz Price-Kellogg of Live Yum

An enlightening chat with Kristen Taylor & Liz Price-Kellogg – authors of For the Love of Food & Yoga – a #1 new release in yoga on Amazon during its month-long release period – and creators of the Live Yum lifestyle website. We discuss keeping up momentum, utilizing resources close to home and the importance of support, patience and a hard edit of one’s life.

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Intro – Dharma Summer by Peter Albert/Michael Silvestri.
Outro – Trigger Breathing by Charlie Albert

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