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[2] Traveling with a Little One + Babywearing

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Real Happy Mom Podcast will help moms in different stages through inspiration and practical advice from interviews and discussions with other moms from all walks of life and all parts of the world.
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[41] Easy Ways to Make New Mom Friends
Are you looking to find new mom friends? Check out this short episode on making new mom friends. Check out https://realhappymom.com/41 for the show notes.
06:56
August 20, 2019
[40] This is How to Prepare for the Week on Sunday
There's nothing worse than starting the week in panic mode. Taking time to prepare for the week on Sunday will help ensure a productive week. Check out this list for Sunday prep for the week. Plus get the checklist to make your week easy! Make sure to go to realhappymom.com/40 to get the links and show notes. Links mentioned in this episode Sunday prep checklist plus meal planner Meal prep planner Organizer for the purse Spend quality time
11:50
August 13, 2019
[39] The Truth About Gentle Parenting You Need to Know
Parenting can be tough. But with gentle parenting, you will find that you and your child are calmer than ever. Forget the yelling and fussing. Gentle parenting requires a different approach that is effective and less stressful. So what is gentle parenting? And how do you start implementing gentle parenting? My guest Amber from Look What Love Made answers these questions and so much more. Make sure to head over to realhappymom.com/39 for the complete blog post, links and show notes. Links mentioned in this episode: Amber's blog - Look What Love Made Amber on Instagram Amber on Facebook Rest Play Grow by Dr MacNamara  Calm Down Center Kit Checklist
38:33
August 6, 2019
[38] How to Get Back to the Lady Before She Was a Mom
On this episode, I am talking to Chari about moms losing their identity.  This is a common problems that many moms have experienced. If you are finding yourself devoting all of your time and energy to your kids and leaving nothing for yourself there is a chance that you will lose your identity. Then you will struggle with simple questions like what's your favorite food? Or, what do you like to do for fun? Check out Chari's tips to getting back to the lady before she became a mom. Chari also shares how she got started with making jewelry and how you can do the same. To find the links and the show notes, go to realhappymom.com/38 Links mentioned in this episode: Chari's website Chari's Etsy Shop Chari on Instagram Mommy affirmations
17:43
July 23, 2019
[37] This is Why Self Care is a Necessity
On this episode I am talking to Naomi Gottlieb-Miller from Conscious Healthy Mama about self-care. She breaks down what self care really is and why it is a necessity. Did you know that self care benefits you and your kids. Listen to this episode to find out how. Check out realhapppymom.com/37 for the show notes. Links mentioned in this episode: Conscious Healthy Mama website Naomi on Instagram Naomi on Facebook Naomi on Youtube
34:25
July 16, 2019
[36] How Pregnancy Loss Lead to a Discover of Adenomyosis
Adenomyosis and pregnancy loss are two very painful things to experience.  On this episode of the Real Happy Mom Podcast Que is back to talk about how to support someone that has experienced pregnancy loss and more about her story and recent diagnosis of adenomyosis. To find the links and show notes go to realhappymom.com/36
29:51
July 9, 2019
[35] How One Mom Recovered From Pregnancy Loss With Victory
Pregnancy is such an exciting time. Especially for new moms. The worst is having that excitement stripped away with pregnancy loss. If you have ever dealt with pregnancy loss, you have to check out this episode of the Real Happy Mom Podcast with Quenita. She shares her story and how she was able to go from grief and despair from early pregnancy loss to pure joy when she brought her beautiful boy into the world. Make sure to check out the show notes at realhappymom.com/35
25:51
July 2, 2019
[34] How to Avoid Burn Out as a Mom
Juggling all of the demands of life is hard. It is so easy to get burned out when you are trying to do it all. Check out this episode with Jackie Wist as she shares how to prevent and get out of the state of burn out. To find the links and show notes. head over to realhappymom.com/34
31:14
June 25, 2019
[33] How to Use a Parenting Framework to be a Calm Mom
On this episode of the Real Happy Mom Podcast, I am talking to Lynn from Happy Mama Wellness about a parenting style that will keep parenting more calm and happy. It is the Present Parenting Framework. A simple framework that focuses on teaching rather than disciplining and responding rather than reacting. Check out this episode to learn more. To find the links and show notes head over to realhappymom.com/33 Links mentioned in this episode: Happy Mama Wellness Happy Mama Village
34:11
June 18, 2019
[32] The Secret to Living a Happier and Healthy Life
Want to know how to live a happier and healthy life? I've got Toye Penny to share with us her secrets for us busy moms to live the health life that we desire. The secret is balancing primary and secondary foods. Want to know what they are? Check out this episode to learn more. Make sure to check out realhappymom.com/32 to find the links and the show notes. Links Mentioned in this episode: Real Happy Mom Shop (with t-shirts) ToyePenny.com A Busy Mom's Complete Guide To Creating A Healthy Meal Plan Toye on Instagram Toye on Facebook Toye on Twitter Royalty free music from Bensound
25:15
June 11, 2019
[31] 3 Things You Need in Order to Have Balance as a Working Mom
Have you been struggling with work-life balance, but you are not sure what exactly it looks like? Katie is back to help us solve this problem in episode 30 of the Real Happy Mom Podcast. There are 3 things that you need to establish in order to find what balance looks like for you. Check out this episode to learn what those 3 things are. To find the show notes, head over to realhappymom.com/31 Royalty free music from Bensound
30:36
June 4, 2019
[30] How to Pick the Best Fun & Functional Toys for Your Little One
On this episode of the  Real Happy Mom Podcast I talking to Mikala, from Stages of Fun, all about fun and functional toys for all ages. To find the show notes, head over to realhappymom.com/30 Links mentioned in this episode: Stages of FUNdamentals mikalasimon.com Mikala on Instagram Mikala on Facebook Royalty free music from Bensound
28:13
May 28, 2019
[29] Quick & Simple Tips to Help Moms Lose Weight Now
On this episode of the Real Happy Mom Podcast, I am talking to Laura about why it is so hard for us moms to lose the weight. She helps bust 6 common myths/excuses why moms can't lose the excess weight and give us practical tips that we can start to implement now. Head over to realhappymom.com/29 to find the show notes. Links mentioned in this episode: Feed Up documentary Mom Nutrition Coaching Free eCook Book Free Lose the Baby Weight Guide Laura on Facebook Laura on Instagram Royalty free music from Bensound
30:32
May 22, 2019
[28] How to Support A Grieving Mother That Has Lost A Child
Check out how you can your support a grieving mother in this post and podcast episode from a mom that lost a child and now supports other moms dealing with child loss and grief. To find the links and show notes, head over to realhappymom.com/28 Royalty free music from Bensound
25:52
May 15, 2019
[27] Skinny Body Shaming - What it is and Why it hurts
Body shaming is so common but has to stop. Check out this story about skinny body shaming and how to help your child that is faced with this challenge. Check out Sybil's blog Mamas and Coffee. You can also find her on Instagram, YouTube and Facebook. To find the links and show notes go to realhappymom.com/27 Royalty free music from Bensound
27:15
May 7, 2019
[26] How This Mom Found Hope After Postpartum Depression
On this episode of the Real Happy Mom Podcast, we are talking with Diana Collins. Diana shares her heartbreaking story of losing her friend to suicide due to postpartum depression. Diana also shares her own struggle with postpartum depression and how she was able to find hope and light in this tragedy. Check out this episode to learn how you can support your friends and family members battling suicidal thoughts. To find the links and the show notes go to realhappymom.com/26 Links mentioned in this episode: The Always With Me Podcast The Always With Me Foundation Diana's new book, She Saved Me Blog post on spending quality time  dianamcollins.com Diana on Instagram Diana on Facebook Royalty free music from Bensound
31:16
April 30, 2019
[25] How to Get Started With Yoga for Sustainable Self-Care
On this episode of the Real Happy Mom Podcast, I am talking to Valeria from Do a Shot of Yoga all about sustainable self-care and yoga. To find the links and the show notes, head over to realhappymom.com/25. Key takeaways: Sustainable self-care is identifying and implementing a combination of behaviors that are right for your personality, your schedule and your personal circumstances that all add up to increased energy and focus and better physical health and intentionality in your relationships Implement yoga in your sustainable self-care plan. Yoga has so many benefits for your mind, body, and spirit. But yoga is not a standalone treatment. Yoga works when you practice yoga consistently every day. Before implementing yoga, talk to your doctor. Then experiment with the different types of yoga. Find a community and work yoga into your daily and weekly schedule. Links mentioned in this episode: Do a Shot of Yoga Subscription Box (use the code REALHAPPY10) Instagram @shotofyoga Do a Shot of Yoga Facebook page Mommy affirmations Royalty free music from Bensound
28:04
April 24, 2019
[24] 5 Emotional Needs Every Child Has and How to Cope with Big Emotions
Does your child have big emotions? Check out this episode where Leigh talks about 5  emotional needs every child has and how to cope with big emotions. To find the links and the show notes, head over to realhappymom.com/24 Links mentioned in this episode: 2019 Planner Leigh Rebow website Leigh on Facebook Leight on Twitter Leigh on Instagram Facebook Live video series on emotional needs Royalty free music from Bensound
23:24
April 17, 2019
[23] How to Have the Best Birth Experience Versus Birth Plan
On this episode of the podcast, I am talking to Jamie from Birthing Confidence. She is Lamaze certified, Lamaze educator and a birth Doula. And been working with expecting and new families for over four years.  In this episode you will learn why it is better to focus on a bith experience rather than a birth plan. Jamie will give you some simple question to get you started with preparing your birth experince so that you have the birth experience you have imagined. To find the links and show notes, head over to realhappymom.com/23 Royalty free music from Bensound
23:28
April 9, 2019
[22] 19 Mother’s Day Gifts Moms Actually Want and Will Love
 Mother's day is May 12th in the US. Sorry UK mamas. I missed Mother's day in that UK on March 31st.  This year give that special woman in your life a gift that she will actually want and love. Not sure what to get her? I've got you covered. Check out this list of 19 gift moms actually want. Check out all of the links and the show notes at realhappymom.com/22 Royalty Free Music from Bensound
18:56
April 2, 2019
[21] How to Care for Yourself and Not Feel Guilty
Do you find that you want to take care of yourself or practice self-care, but you feel guilty? Check out this episode to find out how you can take care of yourself without feeling guilty. To find the links and the show notes, head over to realhappymom.com/21 Royalty free music from Bensound
09:26
March 19, 2019
[20] 11 Fundamentals For Busy Moms to Stay Healthy Easily
 Now I get it. You're a busy mom. You have a lot going on and a lot of things to get done and staying healthy can be a challenge. That is why I have put together these 11 fundaments so that you can stay healthy easily.  To find the links and the show notes, make sure that you head over to realhappymom.com/20 Royalty free music from Bensound
10:52
March 12, 2019
[19] 5 Steps to a Healthier and Energetic You
In this episode of the podcast, I am talking to Esther Yukin. Esther was a ER nurse and is now a stay a home mom of 4 boys and holistic life coach. Esther helps break down how you can start living a healthier lifestyle with 5 simple steps. Esther likes to keep things simple so you don't overthink things.  So she shares the 5 pillars: mind, body, spirit, diet, and environment. She shows how keeping the 5 pillars in balance will lead you to be healthier, lose weight and be more energetic. To find the links and the show notes, head over to realhappymom.com/19 Links mentioned in this episode: Guide to soothing stress Esther on Instagram - @esthery.rn Esther Facebook page - @thewholeyounurse Weekly Planner + Meal Planner Royalty free music from Bensound
20:56
March 5, 2019
[18] How to Get Started as a Money Making Freelancer and Become a Work at Home Mom
 Have you been longing to work from home so that you can be home with your kids? You have come to the right place! In episode 18, Micala shares how she teaches her students to go from working mom at a 9 to 5 to work at home mom with 3 simple steps. With these steps, you can eliminate frustration and wasted time and get started making money faster. Step 1: Figure out what service you are going to offer Step 2: Get out there Step 3: Stay consistent and network Links mentioned in this episode HireMyMom.com Etsy VIPKID Micala's website Micala on Instagram Micala's brainstorming guide Even if you think you have no skills, you do! Check out Micala's brainstorming guide.  To get the links and the show notes, head over to realhappymom.com/18 Royalty free music from Bensound
25:18
February 26, 2019
[17] When You Feel Like You've Lost Yourself in Motherhood
  On this episode of the Real Happy Mom Podcast, I am talking to Katie Kahvo. Katie is a wife, mother to a three-year-old and a life coach. We talking about how you can lose yourself in motherhood. With the simple steps that Katie mentions in this episode, you will get back to feeling like you again instead of lost in motherhood. To find all of the links and show notes, head over to realhappymom.com/17 Links mentioned in this episode Coloring Book February Giveaway Katie's blog post on affirmations Jen Sencero Katie's website True You Facebook group Katie's Facebook page Katie on Instagram Royalty free music from Bensound
23:06
February 19, 2019
[16] 2 Surprisingly Different Birth Stories That Actually Inspire wtih Haley Barry
Being pregnant and preparing for your little one's arrival can be nerve wracking. Haley is a mother of two and has come to talk about her two completely different birth stories and tips to help you prepare for the birth story you want. To get the links and the show notes, head over to realhappymom.com/16 Links mentioned in this episode: Coloring Book February Giveaway us promo code FREEFEB First birthing story Natural birth story Haley on Facebook Haley on Pinterest Haley on YouTube Haley's blog: Let's Mama Royalty free music from Bensound
26:46
February 12, 2019
[15] 20 Self Care Ideas That Cost No Money
Self care doesn't have to expensive or complicated. In this episode I give 20 self care ideas that cost no money. Some of the links mentioned in this episode: Adult coloring page My favorite TED talks: The Magic of Not Giving a F*** Why Moms are Miserable Homemade face mask Guided meditation To find the show notes with all of the links, make sure you head over to realhappymom.com/15 Royalty free music from Bensound
10:12
January 29, 2019
[14] 13 Popular Tips to Get Motivated Now
Do you feel like you have no motivation? I'm totally with you. I have these tips to help you get motivated. If you're feeling like you're losing motivation or could use a little more motivation, check out this episode. To find the show notes go to realhappymom.com/14 Links mentioned in this episode: Amy Porterfield episode with John Acuff Weekly Planner + Meal Planner Royalty free music from Bensound
11:37
January 22, 2019
[13] 5 Ways to Tell You Are Doing Too Much and How to Fix It
 I recently had a conversation with my sister before I got ready to take a vacation. During the conversation, I told my sister how I really didn't want to take time off from work for financial reasons. My sister pretty much told me to calm down and get over myself. And that I needed to take a break because I was doing too much. At first, I was a little offended about her telling me that I was doing too much. But I quickly realized she was right. I really was doing too much. There are a few signs that I started to pick up on to realize that I was doing too much and needed a break. And I want to share these signs with you so that you can quickly identify when it is time to take a pause. To find the show notes, make sure that you head over to realhappymom.com/13 Royalty free music from Bensound
07:51
January 8, 2019
[12] 3 Tips to Kick Mom Guilt Out
Mom guilt is real! But it doesn't have to take over and ruin your day or make you feel like a bad mom. Check out this episode to learn 3 secrets to help you overcome mom guilt. To find the show notes go to www.realhappymom.com/12 To find that planner I mentioned go to www.realhappymom.com/planner Royalty free music from Bensound
10:46
January 1, 2019
[11] Unusual Confessions of a New Stay at Home Mom
On this episode, I am talking to Cheryl. She is a stay home mom of two and former fashion designer that has a love for stickers. In this episode Cheryl shares her struggles and also some resources that helped her in transitioning to be a stay at home mom. For the links and the show notes, head over to realhappymom.com/11 Royalty free music from Bensound
13:44
December 5, 2018
[10] Important Advice for Moms battling Depression and Anxiety
In this episode, I am talking to Autumn from She's a Wreck about her story of dealing with depression and anxiety. Autumn shares how she was to overcome depression and ways that you can do the same. Make sure to head over to realhappymom.com/10 to find the links and show notes. Royalty free music from Bensound
21:23
November 13, 2018
[9] How to Homeschool Your Child When You Have No Idea
Have you ever thought about homeschooling your child, but dismissed the idea because you don't know how to homeschool or where to find the resources to get started? You are not alone! Check out this podcast episode where Nikki, from Life Lovely Choas, helps you with getting started with homeschooling your little one. She shares her best tips for getting started and gives some helpful resources that will give you the tools you need to start today. Nikki also shares how she maintains balance and tips on dealing with burn out. To find the links mentioned in this episode, as well as the show notes, head over to realhappymom.com/9 Royalty free music from Bensound
25:30
October 2, 2018
[8] 5 Tested Tips The Will Make Your New Blog Grow
Thinking of starting a new blog or you already have a new blog? Check out these tips from pro blogger, Elna Cain, on this episode of the Real Happy Mom Podcast. She shares her tested tips that will help you grow your new blog fast! Elna is a wife, mom, freelance writer and blogger at Twins Mommy. Elna is one of my favorite bloggers and when I got the opportunity to talk to Elna on the podcast I had to get her to share with you her best tips for getting your new blog to grow. We also talk about balancing home and work life as a work at home mom. To find the links mentioned in this episode and to find the show notes, go to www.realhappymom.com/8 Royalty free music from Bensound
31:39
September 18, 2018
[7] How to Take Your Dreams to Reality
On this episode of the podcast, I have a returning guest. I'm talking to Denis Tunca. She was my very first guest on the podcast.  Denis is a business visionary and strategy coach that gave us the tough love on why moms have a hard time pursuing their dreams in episode 1. I want it to have Denis back because I felt like we stop right when things were getting good. We talked a lot about what gets moms hung up from pursuing their dreams, but didn't talk about any next steps. So I've got Denis back to help you with making your dreams become a reality. To find all of the links mentioned in this episode and the show notes, go to realhappymom.com/7 Royalty free music from Bensound
23:04
September 4, 2018
[6] How to Find Clarity and Enjoy Mama Bliss
On this episode, I am talking to Kathy from Bliss Beyond Naptime, where she teaches moms to coach other moms through a 12-week certification program to become a coach. Sometimes you can feel like your life is like looking outside during wildfire season and seeing nothing but smoke. It is difficult to get clarity and as a result, you may feel anxious or fearful. Kathy has one question that you can ask yourself to get clarity. Kathy also uses the term "mama bliss" often. I had her explain to us what mama bliss means and how to achieve mama bliss in our own lives. Kathy has a great acronym for remembering self-care. Just remember to look down and check your SHOES daily. For more information about Kathy, her coaching program and Facebook group go to realhappymom.com/6 to find all of the links and show notes. Royalty free music from Bensound
24:15
August 21, 2018
[5] How to Diffuse Tantrums so That You Stay Sane
On this episode, I have Shauna from eNannylink. Shauna has a wealth of knowledge on teaching and dealing with kids as she has been an early childhood educator for over 20 years! Today I had to bring her on to get her advice on dealing with tantrums. Shauna give easy advice on diffusing tantrums so that you can your happy child back on track. Check out this episode to learn more and visit realhappymom.com/5 for the show notes. Royalty free music from Bensound
19:49
August 7, 2018
[4] Christmas Prep and Saving
On this episode of the Real Happy Mom Podcast, I am talking to my mom, Julia Hylton. She has become an expert at planning and saving for Christmas. I can say this because she has perfected her planning and saving so that she has all of her shopping done and on budget by October! I wanted her to share her strategy so that you can stay on budget and have your shopping done well before Christmas. For more information and to check out the show notes, visit www.realhappymom.com/4. Royalty free music from Bensound
18:26
July 31, 2018
[3] Facebook Ads for Newbs
On this episode of the Real Happy Mom podcast, I am talking to Felicia Wright, the Social Media Fixer. Felicia shares her awesome story of how she went from the Army to teaching to becoming a social media manager. Felicia was gracious enough to let me pick her brain about Facebook ads. She gives helpful tips on starting a Facebook ad for beginners. We also have fun talking about how she started her business and keeping balance in her life. I am sure that you will find some helpful information for your business or blog, as well inspiration to get started or keep going with your dream. For information and to find the show notes go to realhappymom.com/3 Royalty free music from Bensound
27:13
July 17, 2018
[2] Traveling with a Little One + Babywearing
In this episode, I am talking to Norshafa about traveling with a little one and babywearing. Norshafa has two blogs. A travel blog and a lifestyle blog where she shares about motherhood. The motherhood blog started more as a personal story and then she realized that she could help other moms if she documents her journey. She shares her pregnancy and information for a healthy pregnancy through infancy and beyond. She gives advice on babywearing and also shares a tip for traveling with a little one. For more information and to get the show notes, go to realhappymom.com/2 Royalty free music from Bensound
16:05
July 10, 2018
[1] Pursuing Your Dream of Starting a Business
Today I have Denis Tunca.  Denis is a Purpose and Self Awareness Coach at www.denistunca.com. In this episode, Denis answers the big question ... Why do some mother’s, in particular, have a hard time pursuing their dreams? Denis also bust a common myth about mothers starting their own business. For more information about Denis and to find the show notes, visit realhappymom.com/1. Royalty free music from Bensound
24:47
June 23, 2018
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