Mom Talk

Mom Talk

By Laura Ambrosio
Mom talk is a podcast where we have authentic conversations with moms just like you and me. Lets connect, inspire, and empower one another.
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Ep. 24 Lesbian Couple Discusses Their IVF Journey
Today on mom talk we are joined by Lindsay and Mandy an amazing couple who are both photographers and own an event space in Sacramento called Beatnik studios. This is a very casual conversation today discussing their journey beginning with at-home insemination to a successful IVF experience. Is it such a joy to talk with them about both the challenges they faced, how they overcame the difficulties and now as a result have an amazing 9-month-old son.
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July 6, 2020
At-Home Labor and Hospital Birth Story
Kathryn shares her birth story beginning with laboring at home and moving to the hospital to give birth to her son. What has she learned? What would she do differently next time?
42:43
July 6, 2020
Ep. 23 Tune in Today to Podcasts Run By Black Men and Women
I will not be posting a typical podcast episode today. Instead, I am encouraging all my listeners to listen to podcasts that tell the stories or have been created by our black brothers and sisters. Let's continue to grow, change, and educated ourselves. 
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June 8, 2020
One Year of Motherhood, The Lessons I've Learned
Luna is one! How has this happened so quickly!? Today on I am sharing the lessons I have learned in the 12 months of motherhood that have passed. What will I work on and change next time and what do I plan on doing again with my next child.
17:38
June 1, 2020
A Holistic Health Journey and Mindful Living With Trina Fresco
Today we are joined by Trina Fresco. She is a mama of three and passionate about health and wellness. Devoted to helping women everywhere discover what they need to be apologetically great. After her own year-long medical journey she is using her experience to inspire other women to thrive. Join us as we talk about her healing journey and the lessons she has learned along the way.
56:26
May 18, 2020
Pricing and Knowing Your Value
How to you price properly for your business? Are you just starting out and unsure of what to take into consideration? Are you wanting to make your prices higher but are afraid? This episode is for you! 
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May 11, 2020
Christian Mama Helps You Maintain a Happy Healthy Life While Caring for Your Baby
With a business in holistic nutrition and training, Jordan Lee shares the lessons she has learned about maintaining a healthy life from her faith-based perspective. Join us as we talk about breast milk production, grocery shopping on a budget, and the advice she has for mamas.
28:15
May 4, 2020
My Joruney of Self-Discovery
From really low, lows, to a life I am truly happy to be living,  join me as I share my journey of self-discovery. 
12:33
April 27, 2020
Nursing School and Motherhood: Balancing Motherhood and Ambition
Nursing school is a full-time job, Brittney is learning so many lessons along the way. Communication is the key one.  How does she do it? What is her advice? Listen in!
27:22
April 20, 2020
Crushing Your Limiting Beliefs
We all have limiting beliefs, but when you are trying to achieve big goals and dreams they cause serious problems. Today I dive into some of the limiting beliefs I have struggled with and how I have changed my mentality so I can be a better mom and business owner.
13:53
April 13, 2020
Purpose and Mindset Coach Taraji Chats About Motherhood
We all need to check in with ourselves. As mamas, our mindset is key to living a joyful and fulfilling life. Join us as we discuss mental barriers mothers face and how to overcome them and the mindset we need to develop during times of stress and chaos.
20:46
April 6, 2020
Being an Introverted Mama and Business Owner
Are you an introvert? Do you feel like that aspect of your personality puts you at a disadvantage when chasing your dreams? Think again. This episode is all about how I, an introvert, run my business while being a mama and use it to my advantage.
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March 30, 2020
Mama You Are POWERFUL
Today on Mom Talk we are joined by Teddy Blue. We connected on Instagram and I was amazed at her kindness, openness, and vulnerability. I decided that she had to come on the show. We discuss a ton of topics, but the main one that stuck out as an overarching theme was female empowerment.
31:05
March 23, 2020
Change Your Mindset Towards Social Media and Grow Your Influence
I've really had to shift my mindset towards social media platforms, specifically Instagram, Instagram. And I have always had, I guess you could say, a love-hate relationship. I didn't want to be that person. You know, that person who is always posting about themselves and promoting their business, showing up, showing off everything to everyone in their life. But the reality is, is I am a businesswoman. And if I want to reach people, I need to meet them where they're at. How I approach social media must be in alignment with my values. 
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March 16, 2020
Premature Birth, Postpartum Depression, and Letting Go of Perfectionsim
We're joined by Mari Morris. Mari is a mom of two energetic boys, a wife to Noah, a mompreneur, a nutrition expert, a college instructor, and a mentor. She loves cooking, running, dancing and playing and singing to music. Join us as we dive into conversations about her birth, her postpartum story. Learn about how you can better come alongside new mothers and mothers struggling with postpartum depression and so much more.
24:01
March 9, 2020
Sleep Training
Today on Mom Talk I wanted to share my sleep training experience with Luna. At 8 months luna was still waking up on average between every two to three hours at night. I was becoming a grumpy, exhausted human zombie. Just I don't even know how I was getting through my day and doing all that I needed to do and surviving. I was constantly getting grumpy with Lucas and just overall feeling like I was worn so thin. I would look over at Lucas while he was sleeping next to me while I was sitting there feeding Luna and I just wanted to punch him in the face because I was so jealous that he was pretty much sleeping through the night and I was waking up every two hours and it was just exhausting. So how did I get her to sleep through the night in just three days? Listen in to find out!
12:32
March 2, 2020
Faith in Motherhood and the Importance of Flexibility
Today on Mom Talk, we're joined by Makaela. She is a mom of two amazing kids and is also an event coordinator. I first met Makaela when I applied to Peet's Coffee, years ago. I was struck by her openness and her radiating personality. She is definitely one of the kindest, most genuine souls you will meet. In this episode, we get a chat about how she develops a deeper faith by finding small lessons in motherhood, as well as the adjustment after having her second child and the lessons she's learned from being a full-time momma and boss.
19:56
February 24, 2020
My Breastfeeding Journey
I have learned so much in the past 9 months while breastfeeding my daughter. It has been a roller coaster filled with many ups and downs. There were moments when I thought it was time to throw in the towel, but I have made it this far! What is my advice to the breastfeeding mother? What have been my struggles? It's all in this episode.
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February 17, 2020
Guilt in Motherhood & Parenting From a Place of Love
Join us on Mom Talk today as we discuss the no-so-talked-about aspects of motherhood. Our guest this week shines a light on the guilt many mothers feel. We also dive into the importance of parenting from a place of love, not fear, and so much more!
15:21
February 10, 2020
My Non-Medicated Birth Story
Join me as I take a trip down memory lane. It has been almost 9 months since the birth of my daughter Luna, so I wanted to share that experience with you. I want to empower other moms to believe they can give birth naturally. I was lucky that everything went well and I was able to have this experience, but I know that other women have different experiences and circumstances. When I have another child I hope I can have a natural birth again. Here is why I did it, and what it was like. 
21:03
February 3, 2020
High Risk Twin Birth, Postpartum Depression, and Feeding Your Baby
Our beautiful guest this week is Leah. This amazing hairstylist is the mom of twin boys. Today we talk about her high-risk pregnancy, the birth of her twins and all that chaos that ensues after you give birth.  Listen in as Leah shares her thoughts and experiences with feeding and postpartum depression. 
24:03
January 27, 2020
How do I Manage Being a SAHM While Also Running a Business??
How the heck do I manage to run my business while also being a stay at home mama?⁠ Honestly, sometimes it feels impossible. That feeling is luckily usually very fleeting. Here are a few tips for the new mamas out there who may be starting their own business, or perhaps had a business before their little one arrived and now they feel like pulling their hair out in frustration.⁠
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January 20, 2020
Mom of Three Shares Lessons She Has Learned From 30 Years of Parenting
Today on Mom Talk we chat with Karen Pickrell. She is an author, blogger, and my mom. In the process of writing a book on parenting, Karen reflected on parenting my siblings and I. What would she change if she could go back? What did she learn that she wished she learned sooner? Want to help prepare your child for the real world, and give your young adult the tools to confidently and successfully launch into the real world. This episode is for you!
13:53
January 13, 2020
Why The First 6 Months of Your Babies Life are the Hardest
Before I had Luna so many parents told me the first 6 weeks were the hardest. After that, it gets easier. I totally agree those first 6 weeks are a huge, difficult transition, but the reality is the first 6 months for me were the hardest. This initial period of transition is extremely difficult. As a new mother, the one thing I want other mom's to know is that it isn't going to be smooth sailing after the first 6 weeks. Keep hope during the exhausting and difficult moments and know that 6 months is a moment of transition into something a little easier.
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January 6, 2020
Connecting Moms
Mom talk is a podcast where we have authentic conversations with moms just like you and me. Lets connect, inspire, and empower one another. This episode is an introduction to Mom Talk. Why I decided to make this podcast, and what my vision is for the evolution over the upcoming years.
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December 21, 2019