No More Yelling! Parenting from a Mindful Perspective

An episode of MommyMatters

By Cecile Edwards
Intergenerational healing, parenting, self-love, evolving, and self-care. Unveiling magic of women everywhere, through self-healing.
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Intergenerational healing, parenting, self-love, evolving, and self-care. Unveiling magic of women everywhere, through self-healing.

More places to listen

Unapologetic Healing for Adult Daughters of Abusive Mothers
It was such a pleasure to speak with Sharisa. I came in contact with Sharisa when I read a post she made about Mother Daughter relationships that was so powerful I instantly shared it and contacted her for an interview.  You can find the details here: I knew I had to interview her! I am so glad we sat down to speak because the nuggets dropped were so powerful I got a surge or energy run through me that let me know this is ancestral work that is here to heal us all.  Sharisa's bio... Sharisa T. Robertson, founder of can definitely relate to the pain of adult daughters impacted negatively by maternal abuse. With a mission to disrupt dysfunction, she helps and journey with many women who have arrived at a pivotal juncture of confronting and unapologetically healing by any means necessary. Centering on trauma transformation, Sharisa takes a bolder approach in creating healing spaces that supports and teach how to mother yourself because she believes when the woman in you heals the daughter in you, you will become the mother you’ve always needed. She can be found on: You will enjoy the power of this interview. I can't wait to hear your feedback!
September 13, 2019
Melinated Moms - Empowering through healing and Community
It was such a joy to speak with founder and CEO of Melinated Moms - Jaye Wilson.  The Melinated Moms community has so much beauty to share.  Jaye, like you is a mom who discovered her power, purpose and unraveling of generational stories through her experiences.  Melinated Moms is for ALL mothers of color globally.  Listen in to this light hearted conversation on moms, movements and more!  In this episode we discuss: Parenting while married and single Self-care and therapy for moms and children Global Mothering And so much more! Join the Melinated Moms Community. You can find her via website or via the same name on ALL social media platforms. 
July 6, 2019
Mother Wounds and Intergenerational Healing an interview with Bethany Webster
A few years ago as I was going through my process of excavating self and evolving my inner mother(I now know this is what I was doing, but at the time I didn't know it) - I was stuck because I kept avoiding the conversation around the relationship with my mother.   In our culture we often hear "but she is your mother" as a way to shame us from having any feelings of anger, confusion or anything else that is NOT good towards our mother.  I learned through Bethany Websters course "Heal the Mother wound" that this anger, confusion and shame was a construction in our society for women to be quiet and endure.  However, in order to have a better relationship with myself - I could not avoid this wound any longer! This course really shifted my perspectives and gave me the anchor and support I needed to fully express myself and release the fears behind this wound.  It was an honor to speak with Bethany about her body of work and how we as women can evolve.  In this episode we discuss:  Common beliefs inherited How the Mother wound affects our lives How we avoid the wound and how stop avoiding it AND SO MUCH MORE!  You can find Bethany via social media: IG @motherwounds Website: You will find a plethora of information and insights about the mother wound and how to activate your higher self through facing this wound.  Stay connected with Mommy Evolve as we share more insights on engaging topics such as this. @mommyEvolve on IG and Facebook. for products and services. 
May 22, 2019
Self-Care as Self-Love Building Self-Esteem to Evolve
Self-Care is Self-Love and is NOT selfish!  In this powerful episode I am able to sit down with Fabiola Paul, LCSW and owner of Enlightening Counseling and Educational Services, LLC to discuss how self-care, self-love and self-esteem are critical to the evolving woman.  We discuss: Life's ebbs and flows How and why It is ok to change your MIND! Practicing Self-care and building this in youth(which gives them an edge and advantage in life!) AND SO MUCH MORE! Fabiola is based in New Jersey and can be reached in several ways: On Facebook: Via email: (email her during Mental Health Month and receive a free gift!) Website: ENJOY! I love you for listening! 
May 21, 2019
Birth As you Please.
Amancaya shares the inspiration for desiring to create this powerful book that looks at the birthing process through the eyes of a diverse set of women from many cultures and periods of their birthing (pregnancy, labor, child rearing, raised children and reflecting).  What a powerful visual storytelling piece.  You can find out more about her project here: Connect with her here: I know you will love this conversation as we speak about everything from laws that are shifting the landscape of how we do birth (connecting the traditional with the medical) to outsourcing childcare.  DON'T MISS IT! We love you for listening!
May 10, 2019
Empowered Mama: Mother as leader
This is such a juicy episode. I enjoyed speaking with Neelam Nanwani about how Mother is leader and what it really means to be an empowered mama.  Just a few points illuminated were: -What psycho-spiritual development looks like -How mother's can empower themselves through self-care -What it means to be an empowered mama -What is means to "just be" and why this is so important to our parenting/womanhood You can learn more about Neelam on her website: Also, please hear more about her services and information at the Embodied Shakti Summit, which you can access and learn more about here: Learn more about how to create your empowerment and activate your leadership through my book: "The MommyMagic Handbook: A Mother's Guide to Practicing Self-Care and destroying Generational Cycles" via my website -
April 5, 2019
MommyHood: The real deal
Want to know the real about Mothering? Check out this episode with Saajida Richard of MommyHood: The real deal!
March 22, 2019
From surviving to thriving: proactive self-care to avoid tantrums
In this episode Nikki Morro of @tothemoonparentcoaching aka To the Moon & Back Behavioral Consulting discusses the power of understanding child development, parents need to understand and heal their own wounds and the personal nature of child behavioral strategies.   This beautiful conversation is sure to give parents a deeper insight into themselves as well as their children, perhaps even their own parents.  Connect with Nikki on Instagram and Facebook via @tothemoonparentcoaching
March 18, 2019
Intergenerational Healing through the Womb - Womb wellness for self-care
In this episode Sama Morningstar and I discuss some critical issues around healing our family bloodlines.  We discuss why it is important to recognize and heal generational challenges and how to do this. This informative, insightful and powerful conversation will leave you in awe and well informed.  You can sign up for Sama's upcoming summit with some powerhouse women doing amazing work.  You can sign up at
March 13, 2019
No More Yelling! Parenting from a Mindful Perspective
It was my pleasure to interview Monica J. Sutton - an early childhood behavioral specialist and educator for 17 years.   In this episode Monica shares her WHY perspective and also tools to helps parents, teachers, and counselors understand and deal with children's difficult behaviors.   Monica explains her simple steps through P.A.P.S, which stands for: P = Pause A = Acknowledge P = Positive response S= Support You can reach Monica at, via Instagram @monicajsutton where she does a live each Tuesday evening at 9pm and you can sign up for her free challenge called "No More Yelling" at
February 18, 2019
Real Talk - Parenting and Business
Women are the fastest growing segment of entrepreneurs in the USA.  Entrepreneurship has always been the way for women to contribute monetarily to the family while making ALL the other contributions.  In this discussion I speak with Kenya Pope, The Goddess Builder about building a business and parenting.  Whether married or single, the insights are powerful.  As always, this will leave you thinking but also with tangible tools to use on your journey!  You can contact Kenya @thegoddessbuilder on Instagram. 
February 12, 2019
Mommy Friends! Critical to growth and legacy
In this episode I discuss the epidemic of aloneness many mothers feel, it's correlation to issues and generational growth. Get some Mommy Friends and evolve your legacy!
January 26, 2019
Discussion of MommyMagic Handbook - A Mother's Guide to self-care, parenting and destroying negative
Discussion of MommyMagic Handbook - A Mother's Guide to self-care, parenting and destroying negative generational cycles.  In this episode I discuss the book and some of its salient points. You can access this book at  Please share your thoughts, questions, etc at
January 11, 2019
Pt.2 10 things your mom never told you
In part 2 we discuss the remaining and how we can engage with these to consider our mothering and community mothering. Also how have we engaged with these in our own lives. Have we learned and healed?
December 6, 2018
Pt.1 10 things your mother never taught you
Inspired thoughts from an article by Amy Maclin in I discuss and flesh out these points. Check out the article for yourself by visiting the website. But consider my thoughts....look out for part 2 where I analyze points 6-10
November 26, 2018
Preventing child sexual abuse - evolving our mentality
Please leave comment under the Recording. I share tips and tools with hopes to save children from these atrocities.
October 21, 2018
Parenting through the age of #metoo empowering our children with healthy boundaries
In this episode I share a recent experience and teachable moment with you and empower you to make legacy choices for yourself and child (ren).
September 17, 2018
new pathways and family rituals - intergenerational healing
A few minutes of my musings on new ways of interacting and creating new pathways in families where there ways none or it was rocky.
September 16, 2018
Pregnancy and Motherhood: Tale of two Afropolitains with Yacine Bio-Tchane
This episode shows us how much closer we are than we think. I speak to author and economist Yacine Bio-Tchane about the impetus for the writing of the book Pregnancy and Motherhood:Tale of two Afropolitains, why it was needed and how it is being received. Soon to be released in english, this book shares the traditions, trials and triumphs of motherhood across the Atlantic. The comparisons are enlightening. I hope you see that the movement for improved birthing and mothering experiences isn't just about us, but a global conversation that requires our mental, physical and spiritual backing to change the course.
August 26, 2018
Ancestral Healing with Kellinda Browne
This powerful episode was so astronomical that spirit was interfering with our recording. Non joke. We spoke clearly with one another until it was time to record. Well, either way, be patient we have some powerful and important information for you. You will feel more equipped and understanding when you are done listening. We discuss 1.) what are ancestors? 2) handling spiritually astute children 3) the power of ancestral healing, just to name a few. Be prepared. Have you pen and pad too!
August 14, 2018
Stress, Reproductive Health and Childbirth with Freya Morani of Root Mama
Listen and gain tangible tips to living stress-free and healing yourself with Freya!
July 27, 2018
Healing Ourselves, Healing our Children w Violet of Soul centered Mama
In this casual, yet powerful conversation we discuss the power of self-healing and offer tips and tools to do so in practical and self-loving ways.
July 22, 2018
Positive Parenting W/Pia Mattix Davis
In this episode we explore positive parenting, its connections to intergenerational healing and self-care for mothers. Positive Parenting is defined and express examples are given to ponder. Ways to connect with Pia are also shared. You don't want to miss this illuminating conversation!
July 3, 2018
Empowering Black Mothers with Bold Doula Denise Bolds
In this powerful episode we discuss black motherhood starting with the statistics that black women are 4 times more likely to die in child-birth. FOUR TIMES! We discuss this conversation from a holistic empowerment perspective. We know you will gain much from this. Inform your family, friends, both male and female as this is a public health crisis that can not be ignored.
June 5, 2018
Healing Intergenerational Trauma, hurts, pain - coping and surviving
Intergenerational healing is required because there are intergenerational traumas. We all have some form of unraveling of dogmas, ideas, physical pain, mental pain that we carry around. The key is, we do not have to keep it. We can release it. Listen in as I define and discuss this critical issue.
June 5, 2018
Healing Mother Daughter Relationships
In this episode I interview Mrs. Ann Dillard, featured in the "Unchain My legacy" book of short stories of mothers and their experiences parenting. Mrs. Dillard is a licensed marriage and family therapist who is passionate about assisting young women. Her show Teen Talk Live is dynamic and her passion for youth shows. Listen to her describe some very important steps in healing the bonds between Mothers and daughters. Listen in as we discuss this delicate topic with love and healing.
June 5, 2018
TV MOMS and Motherhood
How has watching mothering on TV affected your mothering? Claire Huxtable, Roseanne Bar, Leave it to Beaver or any other that you've seen . Did fantasy meet reality? Did anything resonate? Have you ever thought of a connection? This episode explores some of these questions. This is a simple think piece. I hope you enjoy. Leave your comments below.
June 5, 2018
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