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mama wears pants

By Melissa Acosta
mama wears pants is a growing wellness community and social network for bold, yet busy mamas. Through our exclusvie content, we focus on three overarching themes - family, wellness, and community in an effor to support mamas in prioritizing themselves through motherhood. Mamas interested in personal growth, meaningful connections, and deeper conversations are invited to join us as a Founding Member.
5 ways to honor your body
This month's theme is wellness and the topic is honoring your body through movement and nutrition. In this episode, MWP Founder & Owner, Melissa Acosta, speaks with MWP Community Contributor, Lauren Rouwet, NASM Certified Personal Trainer, on some ways to honor our body.
23:33
September 12, 2022
MAMAPRENEUR SPOTLIGHT: Yolanda, TaxiMom
MWP Founder & Owner, Melissa Acosta, interviews Yolanda Stevenson and her daughter, Priscilla Stevenson, on their family owned and operated Texas-based business, TaxiMom. Yolanda shares her story of starting a business as a mama of three, including the setbacks she faced and those first early lessons. Visit www.taximom.com to learn about TaxiMom's transportation services, franchising opportunities, and non-profit.
34:29
August 01, 2022
Our Hearts are with Uvalde
Once again our hearts are broken with the news out of Uvalde, Texas. MWP Community Co-Hosts, Melissa and Lauren, share what it means to be a mama raising our boys in this state, in this country, where mass shootings are far too common. Despite thosands of lives lost to senseless gun violence, there are still no answers. We demand change. Here is a list of organizations working for gun reform in our country to follow and support. To stay in touch with MWP, please sign-up for our newsletter at www.mamawearspants.com and folow us on Facebook and Instagram.
31:34
May 25, 2022
Staying Healthy and Sane this Summer
Summer is fast approaching and while we're excited about slower mornings and summer nights, we know there are some challenges with more unstructed time and the Texas heat. Please join our mailing list at www.mamawearspants.com and follow @mamawearspants on Facebook and Instagram.
22:24
May 18, 2022
Mental Health Awareness Month
In this episode, MWP Co-Hosts, Melissa and Lauren, are joined by guest, Stephanie Hernandez, to discuss authentic, lived experiences in dealing with mental health. If you need support, reach out to a family member, friend, employer EAP, or email mama@mamawearspants.com for further resources. Follow @mamawearspants on Facebook and Instagram. Learn more at www.mamawearspants.com.
31:41
May 11, 2022
Minding Our Mental Wellness
In this episode, Melissa and Lauren discuss the importance of minding our mental wellness and gentle ways to promote mental and emotional wellbeing. Follow @mamawearspants, @melissaacosta.atx, and @thelaurenrouwet on Instagram. Learn more at www.mamawearspants.com.
24:58
May 06, 2022
Nutrition is Nourishment
In this episode, Melissa, Lauren, and Sapna discuss the importance of nourishing our bodies as we age. Nourishment primarily includes nutrition, but also other things we consume on a daily basis. Follow @mamawearspants, @melissaacosta.atx, @thelaurenrouwet, and @atxmindsetcoach on Instagram. Learn more at www.mamawearspants.com.
28:32
April 22, 2022
Fitness + Aging
In this episode, MWP Community Founder, Melissa Acosta, speaks with Community Co-Host, Lauren Rouwet, on staying fit and healthy as we're aging. After all, none of us are getting any younger! Follow @mamawearspants, @melissaacosta.atx, and @thelaurenrouwet on Instagram. Learn more at www.mamawearspants.com.
22:18
April 15, 2022
Self-reflection suppports wellness
In this episode, MWP Owner and Founder, Melissa Acosta, speaks with MWP Community Contributor, Sapna Aggarwal, on the various areas of wellness and the importance of self-reflection in making small, yet profound changes. Follow @mamawearspants, @melissaacosta.atx, and @atxmindsetcoach on Instagram. Learn more at www.mamawearspants.com.
28:57
April 08, 2022
Interview with Nakeenya Wilson, Real Solutions Consulting & Coaching
In this episode, MWP Community Co-Hosts, Melissa Acosta and Lauren Rouwet, interview Nakeenya Wilson, Co-Founder of Real Solutions Consulting & Coaching on community, leadereship and motherhood.
27:39
April 02, 2022
Interview with Larissa Davila, BCO Consulting Group
In this episode, MWP Co-Hosts, Melissa Acosta and Lauren Rouwet, speak with Larissa Davila Collazzo, Owner of BCO Consulting Group on community, entrepreneurship, and motherhood.
28:16
March 31, 2022
Interview with Christina Collazzo, Todos Juntos Learning Center
In this episode, MWP Co-Hosts, Melissa Acosta and Lauren Rouwet, speak with Christina Collazzo, Founder and Executive Director of Todos Juntos Learning Center on service, leaderhip and motherhood.
29:53
March 22, 2022
Interview with Nicole Pletka, Austin Women in Technology
In this episode, MWP Co-Hosts, Melissa Acosta and Lauren Rouwet, speak with MWP Member, Nicole Pletka on her personal experience as a working mama in a male-dominated field and her service as a board member with Austin Women in Technology.
28:04
March 10, 2022
International Women's Day 2022
In this bonus episode, MWP Co-Host, Melissa, speaks with Sapna on life experiences, feminism, and how to #breakthebias.
30:00
March 07, 2022
Interview with Melissa Acosta, mama wears pants
In this episode, Co-Host, Lauren Rouwet, interviews Owner and Founder of mama wears pants, Melissa Acosta. NOTE: There are a few expletives.
22:34
March 04, 2022
Myths & Mixed Messages
In this episode, MWP Co-Hosts, Melissa and Lauren discuss the often damaging mixed messages we receive as women about sexuality, intimacy, and romance, including messages that stick with us on what it means to be a woman/ wife and man/ husband. Send questions for upcoming podcasts via Instagram or Facebook @mamawearspants. Learn more and join our community of bold mamas at www.mamawearspants.com.
30:43
February 23, 2022
Sex & Body Positivity
In this episode, MWP Co-Hosts, Melissa and Lauren welcome first-time guest, Frances McClain, PhD, LCDC, NCC, to discuss women's sexuality and body positivity. Send questions for upcoming podcasts via Instagram or Facebook @mamawearspants. Learn more and join our community of bold mamas at www.mamawearspants.com.
31:41
February 17, 2022
Intimacy, Sex, and Romance
In this episode, Co-Hosts, Melissa and Lauren, welcome Certified NeuroCoach, Business, & Personal Life Coach, Sapna Aggarwal, to discuss intimacy, sex, and romance. Send questions for upcoming podcasts via Instagram or Facebook @mamawearspants.
29:17
February 09, 2022
Celebrating Love
MWP Co-Hosts, Melissa and Lauren, introduce this month's theme (family) and topic "celebrating love and making time for intimacy and romance".
18:21
February 04, 2022
Prioritize Yo'Self
MWP Co-Hosts, Melissa and Lauren, discuss priorities, values, and goals and the importance of prioritizing the things (and people) that matter most. If we don't prioritize ourselves, no one else will. (Explicit - The "f word" is used once.)
22:25
January 26, 2022
Friendship & Connection
MWP Co-Hosts, Melissa and Lauren, discuss friendship and connection, which is so vitally important, but which we don't always make time to nurture.
24:18
January 20, 2022
Another Year, Another Year Older
In this episode, Co-Hosts, Melissa and Lauren, welcome Certified NeuroCoach, Business, & Personal Life Coach, Sapna Aggarwal, to discuss aging with understanding and gratitude.
31:34
January 13, 2022
Why We're Here
mama wears pants (MWP) Co-Hosts, Melissa and Lauren, talk about the member-only community and mama network, which officially launched October 1, 2021.
15:11
January 08, 2022
Resolutions & Vision Boards
MWP Community Co-Hosts, Melissa and Lauren, discuss resolutions, lifestyle changes, and vision boarding.
22:22
January 08, 2022