Mom Wife and Boss Life
By Yolanda Villa
Join Yolanda as she has unfiltered conversations, on how to manage motherhood, marriage and business life! As a mother of two, starting and growing two businesses from the ground up, she knows what it takes to try and juggle it all. Entrepreneurship and motherhood go hand in hand in this podcast!
EP 056: Julie Reynolds, licensed professional counselor and author of The Warrior Backpack
4.4 Million kids under the age of 17 have been diagnosed with Social Anxiety, School Anxiety, Covid Anxiety, and Generalized Anxiety. In this episode we talk with Julie Reynolds,a Licensed Professional Counselor who just published her first kids book to help children who are suffering with Anxiety. The best part is that the Illustrators for the book are her daughters, Sophia who is 11 years old and Sloane who is 9 years old! She’s helped hundreds of children who suffer from anxiety. Learning through story (bibliotherapy) is a great way to teach kids how to cope with their anxiety. Julie is passionate about normalizing mental health and helping as many children and families as possible live their best life! GET HER BOOK HERE: THE WARRIOR BACKPACK Follow Julie on Social media: Website: www.bellybrain.org Facebook - Personal: https://www.facebook.com/julie.b.reynolds.75 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/juliebreynolds/ TikTok: https://vm.tiktok.com/TTPdARLm8d/ YouTube - Anxiety Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyfaSb58eq4Da_lClNlKRIA Pinterest: https://pin.it/iUmMDd9
March 18, 2022
EP 055: Tara Williams founder of Dreamland Baby
From an idea to solve a personal problem, to launching a kickstarter, to a deal with Shark tank. In this unfiltered conversation with Tara Williams, founder of Dreamland Baby, we discuss her entrepreneurship journey, how a deal with Lori from Shark Tank has elevated her business and all while being a mama of 4. You can follow Dreamland Baby on social media: https://www.tiktok.com/@dreamlandbabyco https://www.instagram.com/dreamlandbabyco/ https://dreamlandbabyco.com/
March 04, 2022
EP 054: Trademark branding with Francesca Witzburg
In this episode I talk with Francesca Witzburg, a trademark celebrity branding specialist that has worked all aspects of trademark and copyright and has worked with celebrities and Fortune 500 companies. We talk on the importance of hiring a lawyer early on in your business journey and taking preventive measures regarding branding and protecting yourself and your business. As a mom and wife, we talk about how to recognize burnout and give great tips on getting past burnout and regrouping yourself. You can follow Francesca on instagram:@Thetrademarkattorney
August 20, 2021
EP 053: Cider talks with Brooke Glover and being a female in the alcohol industry
In this episode I have an unfiltered conversation with Brooke on being a woman in the alcohol industry, working with family and the story behind Lucy Pickles which inspired them to work with local charities. We also discuss being a new mom and starting a new business! Brooke Glover is the President and Co-Founder of Swilled Dog Cider & Spirits and mother of two. A majority female-owned business in West Virginia, Swilled Dog is known for making cider. More than delicious beverages, Swilled Dog also gives back to local charities, on behalf of Lucy Pickles. Follow Brooke on social media: @SwilledDog
August 10, 2021
EP 052: Postpartum and new beginnings
In this episode we discuss postpartum, asking for help is self love and new beginnings. How do you adjust after baby? Yolanda discusses how she struggled with mixing her old routine and her new routine and how new mothers should take time to just be.
April 24, 2021
EP 051: Pregnancy, miscarriage and mental health
In this episode, Yolanda talks about her pregnancy, her miscarriage and the toll it took on her mental health. She discusses how her personal life along with current events made her go into a mental breakdown, how she overcame it and how she wants you to know that you are not alone. She openly talks about the fears of pregnancy and how she was able to overcome those fears after a miscarriage.
December 09, 2020
EP 50: "Momoir" talks with author Alyssa DeRose on the not so perfect journey to motherhood
In this episode, I talk with Alyssa DeRose, author of the newly released book "Momoir" we talk about her her not so perfect journey into motherhood and talk about how she handled writing a book and being a working stay at home mom. Balancing Bible verses with swear words, Alyssa uses light humor to describe her very real journey through pregnancy, loss and learning. In a social media world centered around perfection – during a pandemic where most parents are struggling to get by day-to-day – readers will walk away with permission to shed preconceived expectations and claim their truth. MOMOIR is available for order now!: https://www.amazon.com/Momoir-Journey-Embracing-Not-So-Perfect-Motherhood/dp/1646630467 Follow Alyssa on social media: @alyssabderose #momoirbook
September 06, 2020
EP 049: How to handle company demands while being a toddler mom with Kristin DeBias
In this episode we talk with Kristin DeBias, who co-founded Energetek, while raising a toddler. We talk about the adversity that women typically face in the workplace, how to handle company demands outside of business hours, and the importance of mental health. You can find out more of Energetek by visiting their website at: https://etekenergy.com/
July 31, 2020
EP 048: Prioritizing wellness with Kris Rice
In this episode we talk with Kris Rice, founder of Deconstructing Wellness. She empowers high-achieving mamas to prioritize their wellness without feeling like they have to spend 3-hours a day meditating! We talk on how we are dealing with parenting and self-care during this Covid-19 pandemic. Ways to Connect: Listener Gift: A unique page on my site for our listeners to grab a free 5 Steps to Reversing Burnout support guide.! https://www.deconstructingwellness.com/life Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/deconstructingwellness/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/deconstructingwellness Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/deconstructingwellness
July 18, 2020
Ep 047: Being a business owner during a pandemic
Being a business owner has its own ups and downs, but add a virus, guidelines and a pandemic and it's a whole new roller coaster. Most of the world is opening up, and if you are wondering where to start, what to do to prepare your business for your customers, I give you some tips that can help you! Good bye to the old "normal" and hello to the new "normal".
May 29, 2020
EP 046: This thing called parenting
Parent is already difficult, but to parent while sheltering at home…well that’s another story. It hasn’t been easy in my household, and I’m here to tell you it’s okay. In this episode I discuss what I have been going through; anxiety attacks, mom guilt, sleepless nights, fear of the unknown and how I’m taking it one day at a time. We are in this together, don’t ever feel you are alone in your thoughts!
April 15, 2020
EP 045: Current events and staying resilient
With everything going on in the world and everything we see and hear on the news, it's easy to get scared and question life and business. In this episode I talk about how to keep a positive mindset, as well as other rants and raves with everything that is going on in life.
March 15, 2020
EP 044: Marketing and branding tools
Are you overwhelmed with social media, apps, web hosting, and how to market your product, your business online? Are you having trouble branding yourself? In this episode, Yolanda gives you the tips and tricks she tells her clients when helping them set up their online presence. Having a digital presence in todays world is essential to any business.
February 17, 2020
EP 043: Time blocking, planners and scheduling
In this episode Yolanda goes more into detail regarding her schedule, how she time blocks her day and what works for her as a mother of two, business owner and blogger! She goes into detail about the planners she has used, such as the 10x planner by Grant Cardone and the Fit home and health planner by Emily Frisella. She gives you tips to schedule your day efficiently and account every hour of your day and maximize your day. Don't just be busy, be productive!
January 31, 2020
EP 042: 2020 Intentions and goal setting
Setting intentions for 2020, well first of all what is the meaning of intentions? Do you have a vision board, goals and resolutions? Those are all good things to have, but in this episode we go more into detail on how to make sure this year, is the year you make things happen!
January 12, 2020
EP 041: Comfort to growth with Joanna Hardis
Joanna Hardis, LISW, is a cognitive behavioral therapist and Gestalt-certified coach. A mother of three, she combines her personal parenting with her 20+ years of professional experience. Her specialties are treating adults and children who have anxiety disorders or obsessive compulsive spectrum disorders, are going through life transitions (like life after divorce), or who would like help with their parenting skills. In this episode we discuss anxiety, how to spot it and steps on dealing with it. We also talk about leveraging fear toward your goals Learn more about Joanna at joannahardis.com Instagram: @cbt.cle Facebook: www.facebook.com/JoannaHardisLISW For more info people can go to Livewithimpactcoaching.com
December 20, 2019
EP: 040 Parenting as an exhausted parent with Rachel Bailey
Rachel is a parenting specialist, but also a speaker and founder of an online Parenting Academy. In her work with parents, she teaches how to raise responsible, resilient children when we are busy and overwhelmed ourselves. In this episode we discuss how to parent while on a schedule and how to engage with your pre-teens. Find Rachel online: WEBSITE: http://rachel-bailey.com/ YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/c/rachelbailey FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/ PODCAST: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/your-parenting-long-game/id1474398539
December 15, 2019
EP 039: Have you looked in the mirror lately?
Is there some sort of chaos in your life? Maybe repeated arguments in your relationship, maybe your environment at work isn’t ideal? Or perhaps you keep self sabotaging yourself. In this episode Yolanda will talk to you about looking in the mirror and confronting that person. Are you being real with yourself?
October 03, 2019
EP: 038 Just an update for Mom, Wife and Boss life
Hello! This is just a quick update on what is going on with Mom Wife and Boss life.
August 21, 2019
EP 037: Do you feel like you don’t belong? How do you level up in life?
In this episode Yolanda will tell you why she surrounds herself with people that are in higher levels than her. She also talks about the recent experience she had at a Louis Vuitton store in San Francisco where her family was discriminated against from one of their associates. Have you ever experienced something like this? Has anyone ever told you, you don’t belong?
July 19, 2019
EP 036: Are you a work in progress? How do you live a life in progress?
Hello, and welcome back! In this unfiltered conversation we talk about being a work in progress. What do those words mean to you? Are you a work in progress? Do you have issues you know you need to resolve but don’t? In this episode I let you know what I have been up to and how I took control of my emotional and mental state of mind..
June 26, 2019
EP 035: Commit to your business
You have decided to start your side hustle/your business! But what are the steps you need to take to be mentally and emotionally prepared to deal with a business, and run a household? In this episode Yolanda gives you a couple of tips on how you can prepare for your journey into entrepreneurship
May 09, 2019
EP 034: Diane Randall on wellness and boundaries
Diane is energized, committed, and passionate about leading wellness conversations around life balance, self-care, plant-based nutrition, and whole life wellness. Her joy is seeing individuals adapt health and wellness methods that reduce stress and bring harmonious balance to their lives. In this episode we talk about boundaries in life and how to strive for balance in “real life”.
April 11, 2019
EP 033: How do you define motivation?
What is your definition of motivation? Do you consider yourself a motivated person? Let me tell you how I recently redefine motivation for me and how that helped me get into the right mindset to a healthier lifestyle.
March 13, 2019
EP 032: Should you attend business conferences?Hire a coach or mentor?
Have you attended an entrepreneur conference? Are you starting your business and considering hiring a coach? I have attended several conferences and have some tips for you! Remember, there is difference conferences, motivation and businesses conferences. Don’t forget to network!
February 08, 2019
EP 031: Do you ever feel guilty as a mom and start questioning yourself?
Do you ever feel guilty as a mom and start questioning yourself? Am I doing enough? Spoiling them? Am I spending enough time with them? In this episode I’ll tell you what worked for me, only by asking one question.
January 30, 2019
EP 030: My 2018 year in review and why manifestation works!
Absolutely grateful for 2018 and all the growth that happened, not only in business but mentality and physically. Yolie goes more in depth on why she believes in manifestation, goal setting and her year in review as a mother, wife and business owner.
December 31, 2018
EP 029: Books! Books! Who doesn’t love self-help books?
The year is almost over and in this episode I go over all the books/audiobooks I read/heard. My list includes Building an Empire by Elena Cardone, Becoming by Michelle Obama, You need more money by Matt Manero and much more! Let me help you choose your new book!
December 31, 2018
EP 028: The 32 things I learned by my 32nd birthday
On my blog I made a list of 32 things I learned by my 32nd birthday. On this episode I go more into detail on the things on my list. Let me know if you can relate to any of them!
December 31, 2018
EP 027: Two friends head out to their first “girl” trip to New York
I recently took a trip to New York to disconnect from life and reconnect with myself. I had lost myself in the role as a mom, wife and boss that I had forgotten how it was to be ME. Learn what you can do to help get your sanity back and rediscover your passion and purpose. You don’t need to fly out, you might need a day or two of a “staycation"
December 29, 2018
EP 026: Just say No- How to keep your sanity during the holidays!
The potlucks! The gift exchanges! The parties!! I’m already exhausted thinking of all the events happening this month! It’s okay to say no! Save your energy for the things you enjoy.
December 01, 2018
EP 025: Tim Storey LIVE with Sarah Pendrick event review/recap
I attended a TIM STOREY LIVE event featuring Sarah Pendrick of Girl Talk Network, and these are my notes and my take way from the event. Are you a scuba diver or a snorkeler? What are the motives of the people around you? Do you have the right partner?
November 14, 2018
EP 024: Kyle Travers- from domestic violence to award winning CEO
Kylie overcame domestic violence, homelessness, robbery, rape, paralysis, a cancer scare and mental health issues as a single mom to become a multiple international award winning CEO, keynote speaker, author, blogger. We talk about rebuilding your life after domestic violence. This episode was originally recorded for The Unfiltered Wife Podcast
October 04, 2018
EP 023: Susan Talamantes - Bridal Beauty Mentor and destination wedding expert
Susan owns a Bridal Beauty Company servicing California, Las Vegas, Hawaii & Destination Weddings. She talks about self-care and how important it is while managing a business and raising kids. We talk about mentoring and the importance of having a mentor.
October 04, 2018
EP 022: Sandy Vong - Real estate agent on managing your schedule when your partner travels for work
Sandy is a real estate agent. We talk about being specific when writing your goals, and being authentic with your clients. She also talks about managing work and dealing with kids and work when your partner is gone for a couple days. This episode was originally recorded for The Unfiltered Wife
October 04, 2018
EP 021: Kayce Bragg - Licensed Counselor on career, motherhood and working from home
Kayce Bragg is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of South Carolina. We talk about managing a marriage, motherhood and working from home. This episode was originally recorded for The Unfiltered Wife podcast
October 04, 2018
EP 020: Tips on how to attain clients and retain them
How do you show your appreciation for your clients? In this episode I talk to you about 4 things I do to make sure my clients know I appreciate their business and how this makes me stand out from my competition
September 25, 2018
EP 019: Are you busy or productive? Did you know there was a difference?
We as females hold many hats, and we need to learn how to prioritize. In this episode Yolie talks about her schedule and how she time blocks her day. We need to find out what works for the family regardless of the “norm”. Don’t get overwhelmed because you see someone doing things a certain way and it’s not working for you.
August 08, 2018
EP 018: Exciting for my new project which focuses in empowering women
In this latest episode, I talk about my latest project and why it’s dear to my heart. Don’t forget, empowered women empower women. Don’t forget to follow me on ig: @yolandavilla and subscribe
August 02, 2018
EP 017: What do you do on the weekends? Do you work towards your goals or take two days off?
Are you always partying on the weekend? Are you always working? Do you get mad if your partner works on a holiday? My family doesn’t start living on weekends and work doesn’t stop on Fridays.
July 07, 2018
EP 016: Do you work with your significant other?
Are you and your partner running a business? What are your tips on how to effectively work with your spouse? In this episode I will talk to you about my experience in working alongside my husband for almost 10 years!
June 15, 2018
EP 015: My life with Hypothyroidism
In this episode Yolanda discuss her battle with thyroid cancer and anxiety attacks at an early age. She went from Levothyroxine to desiccated thyroid medication and that was a life changing moment for her. Her thyroid removal caused her hair to fall out, dry skin, depression and anxiety. She fought for many years to feel “normal” again
May 22, 2018
EP 014: Quick tip: Hiring employees
Do you just hire because their resume fits your needs? Do you also make sure they are in line with your culture? Here’s my quick tip on hiring people for your company. In order to scale your business you need to HIRE!!
May 01, 2018
EP 013: Feeling stale in business, unmotivated
Are you feeling stale in your career? Do you need a change? Listen to what I did to change my mood and outlook when I’m feeling stale.
May 01, 2018
EP 012: Are you a perfectionist? How do you execute an idea?
Do you suffer from being a perfectionist? I do too! Listen to my struggles and hopefully it will help you with executing your ideas
April 11, 2018
EP 011: Relationship advice: He can’t make you happy
A partnership doesn’t have to be complicated. You can not make him happy and he can not make you happy. YOU are the only one that can make yourself happy. In this episode Yolie goes over what she thought marriage would be like “a cinderella” stories with tons of expectations and not enough REALITY!
April 03, 2018
Ep 10: I have exciting news to share
Hello fellow hustlers! I have some great ideas to share with you all in regard to the podcast and blog.
March 27, 2018
EP09: How do you encourage the women in your life? How do you support them?
Doesn’t it feel good to get a pat in the back? When was the last time you congratulated someone else? What do you think of the “culture” in women empowerment? Do you support your friends, their business?
March 27, 2018
EP08: Unfiltered Yolie: Update on intimacy and marriage
Update on how many days I said yes to my husband. It wasn't as hard as I expected. Did you try it? What were your thoughts?
March 25, 2018
EP 07: Unfiltered Yolie: YES to intimacy and marriage
I was talking to my friend and she mentioned she has never said no to sex with her partner. Which got me thinking, can I do that? I’m going to have to try that out.
March 23, 2018
EP 06: Do you spoil your kids? Do you talk to your kids about money?
How do you approach the “money talk” with your kids. Do you think kids should be paid for chores? Should kids know about finances or let them be kids and learn about bills and money when they’re older?
March 21, 2018
EP 05: Fight problems not each other! Be a team!
Learn how to fight problems and not each other. It's easier said than done but know when you are getting into a negative state of mind
March 21, 2018
EP 04: Q&A with Yolie
In this episode I answer 4 questions about myself. I want to apologize in advance for the “umms” and “sniffles” but this cold weather and time change took a toll on me today. If you enjoy this please take the time to leave feedback!
March 13, 2018
EP 03: Arguing about the small stuff with your partner
What do you do when you feel your partner is working too much and isn't helping around the house? Do you help him de-stress or do you put more stress on him? How do you manage whatever time you have with your spouse?
March 11, 2018
EP 02: When things don't go as planned, what do you do?
Saturday Chores/Chaos: When things don't go as planned, what do you do? Do you put stuff in the back burner or do you put out the fire and keep checking it doesn't ignite again?
March 10, 2018
EP 01: How do you juggle a business and motherhood?
How do you deal with motherhood and having a career? What is more important, sacrifices or goals? Listen in on how I handle entrepreneurship and family.
March 07, 2018