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The Mamahood Podcast

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The podcast for moms in the “trenches”- where you can feel seen and understood, no matter what! Motherhood is hard, beautiful, and everything in between.
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Episode 58: Body Image: our REAL LIFE experiences with learning to love our bodies!
Welcome back! Thanks for allowing us a quick hiatus for a few weeks. Maren and Natalie are back with an unfiltered, pretty dang vulnerable conversation about our own struggles with body image and how we’ve *genuinely* learned to love our bodies as they are- right now! Go listen to our other episode on Body Image with Ashley Reeves here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-mamahood-podcast/id1459634129?i=1000440568387 We hope you enjoy this episode. Let us know what you thought by finding us online and connecting with us! Insta: @the.mamahood @marendroubay @nataliegubler Today’s episode is sponsored by: CLUTTER B GONE! Clutter B Gone is a life changing company that helps you get your life back by removing all the clutter FOR you with one, easy, affordable pick up. They’ll do all the sorting, recycling and donating so you don’t have to! Use code MAMAHOOD for 10% off your pick up! Find them and message them on Instagram @Clutter_B_Gone Or call/text 1-833-UNCLUTTER to get started! Today’s episode is also sponsored by Anchor- the easiest way to make a podcast! Head to anchor.fm to get started!
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July 16, 2021
Episode 57: Healing Broken Relationships! w/ Aubrey Grossen
Hello and welcome to another ANYA sponsored episode! This means we get to have a fun chat between Aubs and Mare all about how to improve our mental state as moms! Today’s advice is literally a step by step guide to handing those tough moments we all face daily in our relationships! As you listen, we hope you’ll take this advice into your current situations whether it be with spouse, in-laws, friendships or even kids! Relationships are hard, but they are a vital way to stay sane and happy as moms! We hope today’s episode helps! Come find more resources like this at @anya.project on Instagram. Use code MAMAHOOD for your first month of Anya FREE! Anya is a gym membership for maternal mental health- you need this, we promise! Today’s episode is also sponsored by Clutter B Gone! Clutter B Gone is a life changing company that helps you get your life back by removing all the clutter FOR you with one, easy, affordable pick up. They’ll do all the sorting, recycling and donating so you don’t have to! Use code MAMAHOOD for 10% off your pick up! Find them and message them on Instagram @Clutter_B_Gone Or call/text 1-833-UNCLUTTER to get started! Come find us on Instagram @the.mamahood @marendroubay @heyaubreygirl We love you! Xoxo!
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June 9, 2021
Episode 56: How Less TV and Tech has changed our Motherhood! w/ Eden Lee
This weeks episode is all about the life-changing practice of having less tech and TV in our homes. We have absolutely NO judgement on moms who allow TV- let’s get that straight! We’ve all been there and there are seasons for everything, but we’ve also experienced seasons of less TV and tech in our homes and it’s been life-changing! So today, we introduce our third and final co-host, Eden Lee, and then have a fun conversation about the pros we’ve seen eliminating TV, and how that has functioned in our homes and with our kids. It’s not easy, folks- but sometimes it’s been worth it! However YOU do motherhood, just know- YOU are the mom your kids need and you’re doing it right! Today’s episode is sponsored by: Clutter B Gone! Clutter B Gone is a life changing company that helps you get your life back by removing all the clutter FOR you with one, easy, affordable pick up. They’ll do all the sorting, recycling and donating so you don’t have to! Use code MAMAHOOD for 10% off your pick up! Find them and message them on Instagram @Clutter_B_Gone Or call/text 1-833-UNCLUTTER to get started! If you enjoyed today’s episode, scroll down and leave us a review! You can find today’s hosts at: @marendroubay @loverlees @the.mamahood To connect with us on Instagram! Have a great week!
01:13:37
June 2, 2021
Episode 55: Finding Personal Joy in Motherhood, an intro to Rachelle Valenzuela!
This episode is chalk full of good stuff. From therapy, to planners, to snacks and morning routines. To date nights, to traveling, to small joys each day... Rachelle Valenzuela has brought a wonderful topic to the show today about finding personal joy in the day to day of being a mom! Of COURSE our babies make us happy, but adding simple and large personal joys to our life makes it that much easier to love on our babies! This topic is important. We will even dive into our personal experiences with therapy: an understated way to find greater joy. We are excited to Welcome Rachelle to the show, and also enjoy a get-to-know-you session here. You can find Rachelle at @chellevalenz on Instagram for all the real-life ups and downs of mothering two little girls! Come find @the.mamahood on Instagram to let us know what you think of today’s topic, or what topics you’d like to hear in the future! You can find Maren at @marendroubay on Instagram as well. Today’s episode is sponsored by: Hepius! Use code MAMAHOOD to get 10% off of amazing CBD, at www.hepiusmed.com Anchor! Head to anchor.fm for the easiest way to make a podcast! If you enjoyed this episode, share it with a mama you love! Xo!
01:06:35
May 25, 2021
Episode 54: An Intro to Natalie Gubler, and a Chat about GOALS!
Welcome back to another episode! This episode is very special as we welcome our first Series Regular Co-Host: Natalie Gubler! Press play to learn all about Natalie’s motherhood values and a few other fun “get to know you” questions! After that, we will be diving into the goals we set for ourselves this year. We KNOW it’s May! But our discussion was so fun, and definitely still applies. We will talk about this: NEW year, SAME me! Because sometimes you just need to be you, and not set more expectations for yourself. Wherever you fall, we hope you gain something fun and insightful from today’s discussion, and then go and give Nat some love! You can find Natalie on Instagram @nataliegubler You can find Mare on Instagram @marendroubay And you can find our whole team over @the.mamahood Today, Mare mentioned Clean Simple Eats! You can find them @cleansimpleeats on Instagram with links to their recipes and app! Today’s episode is sponsored by: Hepius Med! Head to www.hepiusmed.com and use code MAMAHOOD for 10% off your order! Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. Head to anchor.fm to get started!
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May 18, 2021
Episode 53: Welcome to Season Two! 5 Tips for Mental Health with Aubrey & Maren (Anya).
Welcome back! Hooray! We are back for Season 2! In today’s episode, we will chat briefly about what’s been going on between seasons, and what’s in store for Season 2! Then Aubs and Mare will laugh a LOT, and offer our 5 best tips for your mental health- especially if you’ve experienced any sort of season of depression! In today’s episode, Mare mentions this book: ‘Wherever You Go, There You Are’ by: Jon Kabat-Zinn https://www.amazon.com/Wherever-You-There-Are-Mindfulness/dp/1401307787 Today’s episode is also sponsored by Anya! Anya is like a gym memberships but for your maternal mental health! Head to: www.theanyaproject.com Use code: MAMAHOOD for your first month free! Find @anya.project on Instagram! Come find us over at @the.mamahood on Instagram, or our personal accounts: @marendroubay @aubreygrossen If you enjoyed this episode, please scroll down and leave us a review! Don’t forget to enter our giveaway happening on Instagram right now! Xoxo!
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May 11, 2021
Episode 52: The Christmas Episode! with Aubrey & Maren
Hello, Mama’s! Yes- it’s really us! We are here with ALL the Christmas cheer in today’s episode! We really hope you will listen to the end of the episode where we dive deep into some moments where we have felt Angels in our life this year, and the thrill of HOPE that comes with Christmas! We will cover a little bit of our thoughts on Mary, and the importance of Motherhood at Christmas time! But before that, we are going to cover all the fun stuff! From Christmas Gifts we are giving our kids this year, to our favorite Christmas traditions we are implementing, to some Christmas time Wins and Fails! We love you all so much. We want you all to have such a Merry Christmas! Love, Aubrey & Maren Notes from today’s episode: Gift Links: Baby Nursery Playset: https://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Price-Little-People-Babies-Playdate/dp/B083VZKTQR/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=fisher+price+nursery+little+people&qid=1608340548&sr=8-1 Magnolia Dollhouse from Mare: https://www.target.com/p/wooden-toy-3-story-dollhouse-hearth-38-hand-8482-with-magnolia/-/A-79660809#lnk=sametab Kidcraft Dollhouse from Aubs: https://www.amazon.com/KidKraft-Annabelle-Dollhouse-with-Furniture/dp/B002OED6I8/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?dchild=1&keywords=kidkraft+dollhouse&qid=1608340404&sr=8-1-spons&psc=1&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUExOTNDWkxDWUdXMUhPJmVuY3J5cHRlZElkPUEwNjM1ODIwMk9TS1JCVjBFRkVGNCZlbmNyeXB0ZWRBZElkPUEwNDg2NDEwMzBVVjZURVAyMFpFTCZ3aWRnZXROYW1lPXNwX2F0ZiZhY3Rpb249Y2xpY2tSZWRpcmVjdCZkb05vdExvZ0NsaWNrPXRydWU= MagnaTiles: https://www.amazon.com/PicassoTiles-Construction-Inspirational-Recreational-Conventional/dp/B00AU56C5W/ref=sr_1_5?dchild=1&keywords=magna+tiles&qid=1608340567&sr=8-5 Wiggle Car: https://www.amazon.com/Batteries-Pedals-Movement-Car-Green-Toddlers/dp/B075WC6M8M/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=wiggle+car&qid=1608340595&sr=8-2 Mare’s MS GoFundMe can be found here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/marens-miracle Today’s Episode is Sponsored by: HELLO FRESH! Go to http://www.hellofresh.com/80mamahood and enter code 80MAMAHOOD for a total of $80 off, plus free shipping! ANCHOR! The easiest way to make a podcast! Go to http://ancor.fm to get started!
01:30:34
December 19, 2020
Episode 51: You Are Destined for Greatness! with Elise Curtis
Episode 51: You Are Destined for Greatness! with Elise Curtis An interview with the inspirational Elise Curtis, creator of Salt Gathering
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October 29, 2020
Episode 50: Bringing Home Baby: Our Simple Tricks for Staying Sane!
AubMare is back! And we are excited to give you our 4 best tips for staying sane while you’re home with a new baby! Whether it’s your first or your fourth, we know you need help in the weeks after bringing home a new little one! Here are some simple ways we maintain our sanity that you can do for yourself quickly and easily! If you enjoyed today’s episode, scroll down and leave us a review! It helps us to reach other moms like you. Come find us on Instagram! @the.mamahood @aubreygrossen @marendroubay We love to connect with you! Today’s sponsors are: Anya: A New You Again Join the Anya Army of moms in the trenches who need that extra boost of support from experts and guides! Link below! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Xl_IXj8usx2KuvQsgi8ZB5Daqos1RpH1xzFGlAv6JE8/viewform?edit_requested=true Anchor: the best way to make a podcast! Visit anchor.fm to get started!
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October 8, 2020
Episode 49: Motherhood During a Pandemic
Welcome back! Are we all alive? Sometimes it’s hard to tell- especially during the year 2020. We are back with an episode all about how we are surviving during the pandemic! We will talk about tips for entertaining toddlers, self-care, strengthening marriage, and things that have kept us from going completely insane! Today, Aubs is a little under the weather, so Maren is joined by Emily Jordan (Outpost of Heaven Podcast), and she brings such a genuine perspective, as well as some great laughs. We hope you know how much we love you, and we are all in this together! If you enjoyed today’s episode, will you do us a huge favor and scroll down to leave a review? Those help us get our podcast out to other mamas like you! Come find us on Instagram! (We have some great giveaways happening right now!!) @the.mamahood @marendroubay @aubreygrossen You can find our guest for today, Emily, at @outpostofheaven on Instagram as well. Today’s podcast is sponsored by Anchor. Anchor is the easiest way to make a podcast! Visit anchor.fm to get started!
51:40
September 23, 2020
(Episode Replay) Motherhood Loneliness, it's for real!
We’ve all felt lonely. Whether it was after a new baby, a big move, or just the day to day of caring for our little ones. It’s something we don’t always care to admit, and can weigh us down like no other! We know it hurts, and we are here to help! In today’s episode, we will discuss some of our most lonely moments as moms, and how we tried to combat them. We will give the best advice we can, and meet you where you stand. It may require some action, or a shift in mindset, but you CAN feel better, and we want you to know it! In the end, we believe that loneliness is okay. This mom thing is no joke, but just remember that you aren’t alone- and even those surrounded by friends can be experiencing the deepest sense of loneliness. So let’s do this thing together! Hit play, and join us for a vulnerable discussion on this often avoided topic. If you loved this episode, please scroll down and leave a review! It would mean the world to us. Come find us online: Insta: @the.mamahood, @marendroubay and @aubrey.themamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com www.themamahoodpodcast.com
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July 31, 2020
Episode 48: Mama to Mama: An Interview with Tanisha Snell
Hello and welcome to another episode of The Mamahood Podcast!  We are humbled and grateful to bring you an emotional and empowering episode this week.  Tanisha Snell is the kindest person on Earth, and has graciously come on to answer YOUR questions in such a hopeful and sincere way.  In today’s episode Tanisha will open up about a few moments that happen everyday for her as a black mom. She will talk about what it’s like to raise black children in America today, and what the Black Lives Matter movement means to her.  The best part of this interview is the light and love that exudes from Tanisha.  She highlights the important of love over anger, and shares her heartfelt emotions from one Mama to another.  None of us know exactly the right way to go about these confusing times, but Tanisha gives us hope that by educating ourselves and treating others with kindness and understanding, we can change the world.  No ads this week!  You can find Tanisha on Instagram @tanishasnell_ Here are some links to visit to donate to the movement:  https://nymag.com/strategist/article/where-to-donate-for-black-lives-matter.html Come find us and chat about your thoughts and feelings, and connect with more Mama’s!  @the.mamahood  @marendroubay @aubreygrossen on Instagram!  We love you all!
01:00:60
July 10, 2020
(Episode Replay): Everyday Meal Planning!
Hello! We are back this week with an old favorite! We hope this sparks some ideas, or maybe makes you feel better about how your meals have been going during this pandemic. We are definitely not experts, but will be talking about some of our go-to meals, snacks, and ideas for feeding our families. We will also LAUGH. A lot. Join us today to spark some new inspo for filling our bellies and our babies bellies! Our episode today is sponsored by Anya. Click the link below to register for the 8 Week Detox, to help you destress, and clear your mind of anxiety during your motherhood journey: https://anya-project.myshopify.com/products/the-detox Come find us on social media! We LOVE to connect with you: @marendroubay @aubreygrossen @the.mamahood @anya.project And if you’re feeling *extra* nice, will you please leave us a review? Thanks so much! Xo, Maren and Aubrey
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May 26, 2020
Episode 47: Being a More Gentle Mother
Hello! We are back! With one of our most favorite topics: gentle motherhood! Did you know that most of how we feel about ourselves and our value in the world is formed before the age of 5? When we heard that statistic, we both wanted to do what we could to positively impact our children during these crucial years! We know it’s not easy to always be a patient or gentle mommy, but we want to share why it’s important to us and how we go about this on a daily basis! Let’s all work on it together! If you want to shoot Maren some questions, you can find her on Instagram @marendroubay, we also recommend researching Gentle Motherhood online as you can find tons of good resources! CONNECT: Come connect with us and let us know what you thought of the episode by leaving us a review, or finding us here: Instagram: @the.mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com PATREON: You can also support the show for as little as $1 by heading to https://www.patreon.com/themamahoodpodcast SPONSOR DEAL: Today’s episode is sponsored by Little Dreamers! Head to www.littledreamers.us and use code MAMAHOOD10 for 10% off of a sleep course!
44:24
May 13, 2020
Episode 46: Motherhood & Quarantine; Plus Important Podcast Updates!
Episode 46: Important Updates,  Quarantine & Motherhood Hello friends! We are back! We hope you’ll excuse our absence as we’ve been focusing in on our families and making major transitions in our lives! Join us today- QUARANTINE STYLE, and forgive our spotty audio since we are chatting over the phone like everyone else is nowadays! In today’s episode we will announce some important information regarding the podcast and some ways you can support it! We will also give some actually very useful tips  for entertaining little kids during quarantine and also taking care of YOU! We hope you’re enjoying this time, but also letting yourself feel all the feelings. As always, we are here for you. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you need support. We are here, and we love you!! Xo, Maren and Aubrey As we mentioned, please head to the link below to support The Mamahood Podcast for even $1 a month through Patreon. We hope we can keep showing up here! THANK YOU!! Just hit “become a Patron” and choose the amount you’d like to pledge. We appreciate you so much. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/themamahoodpodcast Come connect with us online so we can chat and support each other through this mess! @marendroubay @aubreygrossen @the.mamahood
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April 24, 2020
(Episode Replay): You’ve Got it in You! Coping with Fatigue, Anxiety & Postpartum Depression
**One of our favorite episodes! Shared with you again this week!** In today’s episode, we open up about fatigue, anxiety and postpartum depression. We’ve experienced all three at different times, and we are in the thick of a couple of them now! Postpartum depression can be all-consuming, and it’s more than just a bad day. The polarizing fears that come with anxiety are something completely different, yet equally difficult. We will chat vulnerably about night terrors, irrational fears and how cope. And lastly, Fatigue. So often we sweep this under the rug and “just deal with it” as moms. But it needs to be acknowledged. We will give you practical solutions for coping with fatigue, anxiety and depression as well as encouragement. We hope you know that YOU ARE NOT ALONE. We’ve been there. We ARE there. Right along with you. So hit play, and cry with us today, mama. We are strong, and we’ve got it in us to keep fighting! Tully (2018) is the movie we mentioned about postpartum fatigue- it’s rated R, and has adult content, but gives a good look into the life of a tired new mom. Reach out to us via email so we can help you find it, and also find an edited version. Please scroll down and leave a review! It helps us reach other moms like you! Also, we love connecting with you. You can find us here: Insta: @the.mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com This episode is sponsored by Anya Project Anya is a support group, community and sanctuary for moms who are dealing with postpartum anxiety, depression, fatigue or general trials in motherhood. When you join Anya, you become apart of a safe place where you will receive access to experts, advice, friendship and a welcome box full of items just for you! You can find Anya on Instagram @anya.project and sign up through the link in the bio! Use code MAMAHOOD for 10% off of your subscription to Anya!
48:50
March 12, 2020
Episode 44: What I Would Tell My Early Motherhood Self: with Jenna Rammell
Today we bring on an uplifting, special bright and spirited guest who will change your life with her words of encouragement! Jenna Rammell of Jenna’s Kitchen, is a mom, entrepreneur and cheerleader of moms. Today she is dropping some serious words of wisdom for the tired mom. The mom battling any ailment of post partum. The mom who is mean to herself, and the mom who needs some more self love. Don’t we all fit one of those categories? She had us in tears guys. We can’t say much more, but just hit play and then let us know what YOU would tell yourself if you could talk to the you from a few years, months, or even days ago. We are all good moms. Let’s keep going. Xo, Mare and Aubs You can find Jenna on Instagram: @jennaskitchen or online at: www.jennarammell.com Today’s episode is sponsored by Care/Of! Head to www.takecareof.com and enter code MAMAHOOD50 for 50% off of your order of custom vitamins and protein powders made specially for you! Today’s other sponsor is Hello Fresh! Use code MAMAHOOD10 for 10 free meals AND free shipping! Woot woot! Come find us! themamahoodpodcadt@gmail.com Instagram: @marendroubay @aubreygrossen
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March 6, 2020
Episode 43: Controversial Motherhood Topics and our Honest Answers!
Okay, ladies. We get asked a lot of controversial questions all the dang time. So we just thought it would be fun to answer them all for you- in a quick lightning round! Do we vaccinate? Do we co-sleep? You’ll find out in today’s episode! Here’s the thing. We are POLAR OPPOSITES in so many ways, yet we are the best of friends. We hope that this episode drives home the idea that we are all in this together as moms! And it’s possible to have a civil conversation even when you disagree. So hit play and hear our honest answers about some of the most controversial mom topics- then go out there and love another mom who is different than you! Xoxo! Mare and Aubs Ps. There are mentions of Santa Clause and other magical creatures in today’s episode, so be sure to wait until your little believers can’t hear! Today’s episode is sponsored by Hello Fresh! Use code MAMAHOOD10 for 10 free meals AND free shipping! Please let us know what you thought of today’s episode by emailing us: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Or leaving us a review! Have a great week!
22:56
February 20, 2020
Episode 42: Breaking Patterns - Surrogacy and Motherhood after Trauma (with Lacey Swenson)
Today’s interview is so. dang. good. But get your tissues because we are going to dive deep into some of the toughest stuff. Lacey Swenson is here to chat about her traumatic childhood and how she has made an effort to give her daughters a completely different experience. She will share tips for how to break bad patterns and pass on the good. Lacey will also generously share her story as a surrogate: the details behind becoming one, and her experience with a near-death birth experience. These stories will move you to tears. We learned so many lessons and felt truly changed after getting together with Lacey, and we hope you do too. Today’s sponsor is Hello Fresh! Use code MAMAHOOD10 for 10 Free Meals plus FREE shipping! You can find Lacey on Instagram: @greatskinonrainwaterlane Please let us know what you thought of today’s episode, and if you have an interesting motherhood story to share! Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Have a great week!
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February 13, 2020
Episode 41: These are a Few of Our Favorite Things! {+ how to throw a favorite things party!}
This week we are talking all about the latest trend- favorite things parties, and a bunch of our favorite things under $20!! From beauty products to cooking products to snacks... we are going to let you in on what WE would bring to a favorite things party! Everything we will share is affordable and something we genuinely LOVE! Plus, Aubs is going to drop the details on how to throw a fun and successful favorite things party! Let us know what your favorite things are under $20!! And if you decide to throw a favorite things party, tag us in your photos! You can find us on Instagram at @the.mamahood Reach out to us through email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Today’s episode is sponsored by Care/Of! Head to www.takecareof.com and enter code MAMAHOOD for 25% off of your order of custom vitamins and protein powders made specially for you!
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February 5, 2020
Episode 40: Staying Rooted - an Interview with Emily and Andrew Jordan
Today’s topic is truly impactful. At times it feels like we can’t just connect with where we are- in the piles of diapers, sleepless nights and endless peanut butter sandwiches. But there is so much to be said about staying GROUNDED in where we we are NOW. Today’s episode will help you to feel grateful and happy to be grounded in the current life you’re living. We are grateful to be joined by the lovely couple behind Outpost of Heaven- a podcast and platform, centered on making our homes a heavenly and connected environment- Emily and Andrew Jordan! We LOVED today’s topic, and discussion! This conversation goes deep, and will leave you feeling motivated, centered and GROUNDED- we promise! Let us know what you thought of today’s episode! Email us at themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Or come find us on Instagram! You can find Emily and Jordan on all of your favorite podcast forums under Outpost of Heaven {PS- we were guests on their show today too! Go check it out!} You can also find them on Instagram: @outpostofheaven Today’s episode is sponsored by Hello Fresh- use code MAMAHOOD10 for 10 free meals!
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January 29, 2020
Episode 39: How we keep our houses clean!
Episode 39: How We Keep Our Houses Clean! Yes, we are doing this. And yes, we laughed and had so much fun recording this! Laundry, dishes, tidying up, vacuuming, the WHOLE NINE YARDS! We are spilling the details on our routines and practices for keeping our houses clean! We will also be giving some hacks and tips that have helped us, as well as a few favorite products!! If you’re a nerd about cleaning, or even if you HATE it and are looking for more ideas and motivations, or even if you’re just wondering how much of a hot mess we are, you’ll love this episode! Let us know what tips you have too! Email us: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Or leave us a review! Today’s episode is sponsored by Hello Fresh! Use code MAMAHOOD10 for 10 free meals!
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January 22, 2020
Episode 38: Being Screen Smart: with Sarah Workman
We are so excited to welcome Sarah Workman to the show today! Sarah is an advocate for being smart with the screen time in our homes for us and our little ones! Today’s episode is seriously full of insights and information we never knew, and it truly inspired us. We will be chatting about the effects of screen time on little minds, and how to implement a plan that works in our home! Mare and Aubs will talk about how screens work in our house, and we will give some tips for how we make screens a back-burner form of entertainment, and thrive for real connection, imaginative play, and more. We know screens are a part of life. This episode won’t make you feel guilty, but rather give us all some tools to do just a *little bit better! We hope you enjoy! You can find Sarah on Instagram at: @sarahscreensmarter Today’s episode is sponsored by Hello Fresh! Use code Mamahood10 for 10 free meals, including free shipping!! Let us know what you thought of today’s episode by scrolling down and leaving us a review, or emailing us at themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Xo! Mare and Aubs
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January 17, 2020
Episode 37: How We Set Intentions and Goals for the New Year! (Plus our New Years Resolutions!)
Happy New Year, Mama’s! We are excited to be joining you after our holiday break, and chat all about intentions and resolutions! Everyone sets and achieves goals differently. And like always, Mare and Aubs are able to represent a broad spectrum of ideas! In today’s episode, we will break down our methods for setting goals- whether it be breaking it into categories, or simply picking a word to focus on each year. We will share some of our intentions for this year, as well as own up to whether some of our past goals have been achieved! We hope this is a fun episode with some ideas from two average moms. Whether you’re totally on top of it, or kinda basic.... we see you, and we are right there with you! Let us know what your goals and intentions are by leaving us a review, or finding us on social media! Insta: @the.mamahood, @marendroubay, @aubreygrossen Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Today’s episode is sponsored by Spotify!
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January 7, 2020
Episode 36: Holiday Traditions! (Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween and a bit about our friend, Santa!)
Ho ho ho! Merry Christmas! Just a warning, we will be chatting about our friend Santa Clause and how he plays a roll in our homes at Christmas time! So if you have some little believers, be sure to listen to this episode through headphones! Today we will be chatting about some of the ways we celebrate the holidays in our homes from October to December! We will share some favorite traditions from our childhood as well as new ones we’ve established now! We LOVE family traditions and are passionate about establishing them in your own homes! We hope this episode is a fun and easy listen for you while you do your last bit of wrapping!! Xo, Maren and Aubrey Ps. Did you like today’s episode? The best Christmas Gift for us would be if you’d scroll down and leave us a review! We are so grateful for each one of you!
48:35
December 18, 2019
Episode 35: The JOY of Missing Out! (JOMO over FOMO!)
Today we bring you a very important message- FOMO is not necessary! It may be a part of your life, especially during the holidays, but it doesn’t have to be! We firmly believe in JOMO! Or the JOY of missing out! Focusing in on what you’ve got going, the people in your circle, and what your cup is full of. Today we will share with you a “recipe” for how to find greater Joy, and how we’ve switched our mindsets from FOMO to JOMO! We hope this episode uplifts and encourages you! Please let us know what you think, and how YOU find JOMO! You can connect with us through Instagram (@the.mamahood), email (themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com) and most importantly, you can let us know your thoughts by leaving a review! Your reviews help us to find other mamas like you. Also: here’s the book we referenced in today’s episode: https://amzn.to/2YFr1N7 Xoxo, Maren and Aubrey
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December 12, 2019
Episode 34: Holiday Gift Guide!! (Only our Tried-and-True Favorites for all ages!)
Yay!! Welcome to the HOLIDAYS! Today we have compiled a list of our favorite TRIED AND TRUE gifts for each age of your kids (and also for your spouse!) We stand behind all of these ideas as timeless and lasting gifts, and hope you take advantage of the show notes below to find the links to all of them! :) 0-12 Months: •Board Books (touch and feel) A couple faves: https://amzn.to/2Ov57J9 https://amzn.to/37I8LXv •Larger baby item, or something you really need for them. (Sound machine, baby monitor, etc.) •Maren’s Favorite set of alphabet blocks: https://amzn.to/33tDPaf 12-18 Months: •Fat Brain, Spin Again Toy (BEST EVER!): https://amzn.to/2XVx93q •Texture balls: https://amzn.to/2XUmO7W •Melissa and Doug Wooden Toys (Any are great, but here are a couple favorites!): https://amzn.to/37NddED https://amzn.to/2qKhfNr •Our Favorite Stacking Bucket Toy: https://amzn.to/2XWnY2F Toddlers (2-3) •Foldable Tunnel: https://amzn.to/33wILuW •Micro Scooter: https://amzn.to/2QWCR3H •Little People Toys (Any! But here are our favorites!): https://amzn.to/37Le4Wj https://amzn.to/35F79ft •Wooden Shape Puzzles (Check Facebook Marketplace for Puzzles too!) •Plastic Slide: https://amzn.to/2DmBaEN •Wiggle Car: https://amzn.to/2qSzgZG •Vacation or Experience instead of gifts •Kitchen Sink Toy! https://amzn.to/2sqOqG8 4-5 Year Olds: •Aubs pick- Ozmo for IPad: https://amzn.to/2L4JaOP •Candy and Snacks •Small things in big amounts (A bunch of hot wheel cars or sticky Ninjas!) •Powerwheels •Osborn Science Experience Books: https://amzn.to/35LOONY •Wooden Trains: (They also sell them at IKEA!) https://amzn.to/2OtbvjV •Experiences -Zoo Pass -Aquarium Pass -Date Nights -Disposable Camera to document and make a scrapbook Stocking Stuffers: •Sticky Ninjas: https://amzn.to/2qTvkIf •Bath Bombs •WaterWow! (BEST EVER!) https://amzn.to/2QWDBWx Husbands: •Photo album memory book •Watch (wood watches) •AirPods •Sunglasses •Belt (mission belt): https://amzn.to/2Y08oDd •Drone (here’s the one Mare for Dallin): https://amzn.to/37Om1tB •Remote control car that drives on wall: https://amzn.to/33sNi1q •Games (board game) •Tile Key Finder: https://amzn.to/2ssThGZ •Grooming kit •Barber card •Top Golf gift card •Tickets to a concert or show Mamas: Weekend trip away Love note Family Yearbook Marriott Bedding Necklaces Cordless Vacuum Roomba Water Pick Made by Mary (or other custom jewelry) Glossier Perfume
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November 28, 2019
Episode 33: Being A More Present Mama
This is our favorite topic lately, and here’s why: We need to be more present in our own lives, in our children’s childhood, and in our own thoughts! We are passionate about being present. Disconnecting and therefore CONNECTING deeper with the ones around us. In today’s episode we will chat about a life before smartphones, taking time to be ourselves, and how to be more content and present in our own lives. We hope you enjoy this episode, because it’s so dear to us and a message we hope will touch your hearts as we move into the holiday season. If you enjoyed this episode, please scroll down and leave us a review! We love our community and love to connect with you. Come find us! Insta: @the.mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Today’s episode is sponsored by SPOTIFY! Have a good week, mama’s! (And tune in for a BONUS episode later this week! Woot woot!)
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November 26, 2019
Episode 32: Establishing your Family Culture, and Your Value as a Homemaker!
Today’s episode is SUUUUCH a good one. We are joined by one of our favorite people in the world- Kendra Hennessy! She is the creator of Mother Like a Boss- a business and podcast centered around helping moms find joy in being a homemaker, and take control of their motherhood. We will be chatting all about homemaking today, and how it is such an important role- even if today’s society tells us otherwise. We will talk about how to LOVE our role as home makers and use it to establish our family culture! Today’s episode is seriously fascinating, and insightful. We hope you enjoy! You can find Kendra at Insta: @motherlikeaboss and www.motherlikeaboss.com Let us know what you thought of today’s episode by scrolling down and leaving a review or contacting us: Insta: @the:mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Today’s episode is sponsored by SPOTIFY!
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November 16, 2019
Episode 31: Things Nobody Warned Us About: PREGNANCY EDITION!
Better late than never, this episode gets real you guys! From bladder problems to pain, to teeth problems (??) and more, we are letting you join us in a very unfiltered conversation about the shocking, awesome, painful, and otherwise horrifying realizations we had about pregnancy! We hope you can laugh along with us, and that some of this might be helpful for those going through it right now!! Let us know what unexpected ailments plagued YOU during pregnancy! Reach out through email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Insta: @the.mamahood Or find us on Facebook! We are so grateful that today’s episode is sponsored by Spotify! Come find The Mamahood Podcast on Spotify for free, and hit subscribe!
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November 9, 2019
Episode 30: When Birth Doesn’t Go As Planned! (with Sarah Clark)
From failed epidurals to c-sections, to birth plans unfulfilled, we know that birth RARELY goes as planned! In today’s episode, we are joined again by one of our favorites- Sarah Clark! She will sit down with us to talk about all the ways birth doesn’t go as planned, and how to prepare for it! We will share what went awry with OUR births, and give some advice for how to cope when your “birth plan” isn’t what actually goes down. Remember: every birth is beautiful, and every birth is different. We hope you enjoy today’s episode! Scroll down and let us know what you think! We want to thank Spotify for sponsoring today’s episode! You can find Sarah Clark over on Instagram @thedaintypear where she chats about everything from birth to home decor! Connect with us! Instagram: @the.mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com See ya next week, Mama’s!!
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October 30, 2019
Episode 29: We Answered Your Questions! (Marriage after kids, Cleaning, Activities and more!)
We get messages everyday, and thought it would be fun to answer a few questions from you all! Today we will be covering... How we keep our houses clean and organized, How we keep our marriages alive after having kids, Some activities for entertaining toddlers, and parenting styles we loved and are passing on from our parents! Hopefully this episode is enjoyable for you! Let us know what you think, and be sure to send in more questions for another Q&A in the future! Please scroll down and leave us a review! Your reviews help us reach other mama’s like you! :) You can also let us know your thoughts via Insta: @the.mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Today’s sponsors: Care/of For amazing vitamins specifically made for YOU, visit www.takecareof.com and enter code MAMAHOOD for 25% off your order! Great Pretenders We LOVE these versatile, comfortable, and well-made costumes for our littles! Visit https://usa.greatpretenders.ca/ and enter code MAMAHOOD for 15% off!
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October 15, 2019
Episode 28: 4 Hilarious Mom Hacks for every “Mom Brain”!
The Kim Kardashian, the Judge Judy, the Mary Poppins and the Push-Me-Pull-You. What in the world do these mean?! In today’s light-hearted and hilarious episode, we are chatting with Hannah Keeley about 4 mom hacks for every mom who ever experienced “mom fog” AKA the dang mom brain! Hannah is an author, therapist, podcaster, and star of the TV show ‘Hannah, Help Me!’ who is known for helping moms all over America. Today she joins us to chat about these unforgettable and applicable mom hacks that will have you laughing and then saying, “Wait- that’s a good point!” We hope you enjoy today’s episode! Leave us a review below and then come find us! Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Insta: @the.mamahood You can find Hannah and all of her awesome content at www.hannahkeeley.com Today’s sponsors: Hello Fresh! You know you wanna try it! So hop over to www.hellofresh.com/mamahood80 and enter code MAMAHOOD80 for $80.00 off your first month of Hello Fresh! We are grateful and happy to be sponsored by Spotify! Be sure to download and search for The Mamahood Podcast so you don’t miss an episode!
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October 9, 2019
Episode 27: The Cure to Comparison
We’ve all done it. Whether scrolling on social media, chatting at a playgroup, or observing other mama’s at the pool... we’ve done that awful thing, and COMPARED OURSELVES. Ugh. No matter how hard we try, sometimes we can’t help but wish we could have a side business, stay home with our babies, work out more, or clean our houses... the list goes on and on!! We HATE comparison, so in today’s episode we are sharing our giant epiphany about how to cure it and say goodbye forever! We will share Maren’s life-changing daily affirmation, Aubrey’s favorite viral post, and all of our tips for feeling confident in the mama we already are! Have a listen, and let us know if this helped you! You can reach out to us any day, any time! Through... Instagram: @the.mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com ALSO! Major savings today with our sponsor, Hello Fresh! We all know how awesome it is- now all you have to do is head to www.hellofresh.com/mamahood80 and enter code MAMAHOOD80 for $80.00 off your first month of Hello Fresh! Run, don’t walk! See y’all next week!
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October 2, 2019
Episode 26: Joy in Every Circumstance - Blaire Fortney’s Story
Blaire has the CRAZIEST love story you’ve ever heard, some of the most heart-breaking motherhood experiences, and an attitude of joy, love, and “come what may.” We were honored to have Blaire Fortney, a dear friend and inspirational guest. In less than a week’s time, Blaire had her first kiss, got engaged, and got married to her husband, Marcus! And their life together has just continued on an unpredictable path that has included infant loss, infertility, and a lot of pain. Yet, we promise you’ve never heard from a more joyful person! So how does she do it? In today’s episode, Blaire will tell her story and talk about how she stays positive, how to find joy in difficulty, and how to help other moms who are struggling. We PROMISE you will love this episode as much as we do! You can find Blaire and her cute family on Instagram: @blairefortney Today’s sponsor is PROMPTLY JOURNALS! These journals are our favorite keepsakes, and now you can snag one with our code!! Hurry!!! Run! Get it for a friend, or yourself! Code: MAMAHOOD15 for 15% off! www.promptlyjournals.com Leave us a review and let us know what you thought! Your reviews mean the world to us, and help us reach other mama’s like you! Also, we love hearing from you. Find us on Insta: @the.mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com
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September 26, 2019
Episode 25: 10 Tips for Toddler Woes (and why we LOVE this age!)
From pure entertainment, to pure love, toddlers really are the best. They often get a bad rap for al of their bizarre (for lack of a better word) behavior, but we LOVE this stage, and we are here to tell you why! In today’s episode we will go over 10 reasons why toddlers really are the best, but don’t worry, we will also offer some really helpful tips for dealing with some of the most common toddler woes! Let us know what you thought of this episode by scrolling down and leaving us a review so we can reach more mamas like you! Our episode today is sponsored by: Promptly Journals: Visit www.promptlyjournals.com and enter code MAMAHOOD15 for 15% off! Ryla Pack: The best diaper bags EVER! Visit www.rylapack.com and enter code MAMAHOOD10 for 10% off! Also, come find us! Insta: @the.mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Have a good week!!
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September 18, 2019
Episode 24: The Husbands Tell All! (+ Love Languages!)
Think “The Men Tell All” but with our loving husbands! 😂 From love languages to surprises in marriage; from pet peeves to fatherhood woes... today’s episode is everything you’ve been asking for and more! We hope you enjoy a very special interview with Dallin and Shay- our two favorite guys! And we hope that you laugh along with us. Don’t worry- today will be “the most dramatic episode of The Mamahood Podcast yet!” 🌹 Don’t forget to snag a Promptly Journal to write about YOUR love story, children, travel and more! Visit www.promptlyjournals.com and use Code: MAMAHOOD15 for 15% off of your journal today! Both of Us Podcast He Rambles Podcast Also, let us know what you thought of today’s episode by scrolling down and leaving us a review, or contacting us through... insta: @the.mamahood email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Thanks, and have a good week!
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September 12, 2019
Episode 23: How We Find Adventure in Motherhood
We are kinda obsessed with today’s topic! Today we will be discussing the “spirit of adventure” and why it’s so important to have one- especially while raising kids! But don’t worry- even if Mare loves hiking and Aubs loves boating, there are SO many other ways to adventure with your kids- even if it’s just to the mailbox! Join us in a fun, light-hearted discussion about how, why, and when we adventure with our kids. We will also share tips for making traveling easier, adventuring during everyday life, and as always we will laugh a bunch too! Let us know what you think by finding us on Instagram: @the.mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Or scrolling down to leave a review! AWESOME SPONSOR DEALS WE GOT FOR YOU! ⏬ Today’s episode is sponsored by: Hello Fresh Head to www.hellofresh.com/mamahood80 and enter code MAMAHOOD80 for a whopping $80.00 off your first box! (Plus free shipping! What?!) Little Bare Buns Visit www.littlebarebuns.com and use code MAMAHOOD for 10% off the most adorable, handmade bows! See ya next week!!
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September 3, 2019
Episode 22: Making Mom Connections (with Becky Higgins & Becky Proudfit)
Today we have the pleasure of sitting down with two “moms a step ahead” which is one of our FAVORITE things to do! “The Becky’s” are here with us to talk about making mom connections, and well, a lot more! Their wisdom and perspective is so refreshing. They will share hard moments in young motherhood that changed their motherhood forever, we will talk about “letting our freak flags fly”, and improving the woman starting back at us in the mirror. We hope you all enjoy an episode that is really all over the map with good advice, and uplifting and encouraging words for those of us in the trenches! Becky Higgins and Becky Proudfit are podcasters, bloggers, business owners, and MOMS who are making waves in the world. You can find them every week on their podcast, “Cultivate a Good Life” found on every major podcast app. You can also find them at www.beckyhiggins.com And be sure to connect with them on Instagram! @beckyhiggins & @beckyproudfit If you liked this episode, please scroll down and leave us a review, email us, or find us on social media! Insta: @the.mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Thanks, mama’s! Have a great week!
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August 27, 2019
Episode 21: The Moms We Once Were! (verses the moms we are today)
This episode gets real, you guys!  From putting newborns in toddler diapers to surviving on pizza, we are sharing ALL the changes that three kids has brought into our lives!  Whether it’s travel, getting ready, eating, sleeping, or just getting out the door, there’s definitely a difference between doing it with one... or managing three! (And some body parts may look a bit unrecognizable too!) We hope this episode provides some good laughter, and that you forgive our casual and candid antics as we giggle our way through this hilarious and REAL discussion!  Tell us what you think about the podcast and other topics you’d like to hear!  You can find us on: Instagram: @the.mamahood  @marendroubay  @aubreygrossen Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com  And if you liked today’s episode, please scroll down and leave us a review so that we can reach more mama’s like you!  We love you!
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August 21, 2019
Episode 20: Common Sleep Concerns! (room sharing, sleep regression, nap times and more!)
Today we welcome our special guest and baby sleep consultant, Marietta Paxson (founder of Little Dreamers)!  We asked her some of your most burning sleep-related questions including SLEEP REGRESSION (the worst!), ROOM SHARING, and NAPS! As well as how long our babies should be sleeping, and how to eliminate the awful guilt surrounding sleep!  Maren and Aubrey will also share how we’ve gone about “sleep training” (or lack of! 😅) and we will make sure you all leave with the info you need to tackle the problems that are *literally* keeping you up at night!  Marietta is the best, and also gave our listeners a discount code to use her amazing program, designed to help any mom conquer sleep-related challenges!  Use code MAMAHOOD10 to get 10% off of her amazing newborn course and any other sleep guide she sells at www.littledreamers.us  You can all find her on Instagram, answering all of your common sleep concerns: @littledreamers.us  Did you like this episode? Did it answer your questions?  Tell us what helped, and what else you’d like to hear!  Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Insta: @the.mamahood  Have a great week!!
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August 13, 2019
Episode 19: Everyday Meal-Planning + How We Feed Our Families!
Sometimes we are a nutritional, gourmet, Pinterest chef! Other times, we are barely surviving on various “hot cheese” items- AND THAT’S OKAY. Today’s episode will explore what we do in both circumstances, and how we are currently planning, purchasing, preparing and serving food to our families on a daily basis!  We will talk through some of our favorite, go-to meals, snacks, and methods! We will answer some fun lightning-round questions such as: what dishes we are most proud of, what we do that we *swore* we never would, and what our favorite items are at the grocery store!  You guys. We are SO. DANG. AVERAGE. So this episode had us cracking up, and just spilling the beans about how food ends up in our babies tummies everyday! We hope you can gain some ideas, and relate to us!   Bon appetit!  Links from today’s episode:  @kids.eat.in.color (our favorite toddler food account to follow!)  Aubrey’s Favorite Powerball Recipe:  http://bit.ly/2yFwY0n Maren’s Favorite Taco Recipe:  http://bit.ly/2T9qa4x Aubrey’s Favorite Green Smoothie Muffins Recipe:  http://bit.ly/2MGeIft Aubrey’s Favorite Naan Bread:  http://bit.ly/2YDLtR9 Maren’s Favorite Rice/Quinoa Meal:  http://bit.ly/2T8g3wQ Maren’s Favorite Waffles:  http://bit.ly/33gMihW Maren’s Favorite Raspberry Chocolate Treat:  http://bit.ly/2YL3BbA Mickey Mouse Cookie Cutter for Sandwiches and everything in-between!  https://amzn.to/2H2rlOD Please contact us and be our friend in real life!  Insta: @the.mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com  Have a good week, mama’s!!
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August 6, 2019
Episode 18: Positive & Compassionate Parenting: with Ralphie Jacobs (Simply on Purpose)
 What do you do when you’re about to lose your cool as a mom? How do we cope with tantrums and tough moments? How can we love our toddlers better? How can we stay kind and calm in our motherhood? Why and how can we stop yelling at our kids?  All of these questions (and more!) will be answered in today’s episode- an interview with the expert on positive parenting herself- Ralphie Jacobs! (the creator of Simply on Purpose) This episode had us SO inspired. Ralphie is on a mission to helping kids grow up in better environments, cultivate positive life skills and bond better with their parents. She is also on a mission to help the average mom (who gets overwhelmed!) feel better about her motherhood.  This episode will NOT make you feel bad about the way you parent- it will inspire you in ways you don’t even know you needed!  We hope you love it as much as we do! You can find Ralphie on Instagram at @simplyonpurpose where she links to all of her workshops, programs and more!  Please connect with us!  Insta: @the.mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com  And if this episode helped you in any way, will you share it with a mama friend who needs it? Thanks so much!
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July 30, 2019
Episode 17: The Importance of Saying No
Are you a serial YES PERSON? Cause we are too! But lately, we’ve been saying a lot more “no’s” and it has made life happier, simpler, and full of even better yes’s!  In today’s episode we are going to talk about the importance of saying “no”! We will share how it has improved our lives, and what kind of things we are saying NO to these days!  We will talk about how to “own your no’s!” and then say YES to something even better!  (Hint: this episode has a lot of YES in it too, as we share the things we love saying yes to these days, as well!)  And as a bonus, you just might hear us re-enact a scene from The Little Mermaid. Something about a sea witch and a permission slip!? Tune in to find out!  Please let us know what you thought of this episode by scrolling down and leaving us a review! Your thoughts and suggestions mean the world to us!  We also love hearing from you: Insta: @the.mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com  Have a good week, mamas!
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July 23, 2019
Episode 16: EVERY Birth is "Natural" (with Sarah Clark of the Dainty Pear)
Epidural, or none? Midwife or doctor? Scream through the pain, or plug in some hypno-headphones? Childbirth is FULL of choices, and sometimes it just helps to hear about what inspired these decisions in someone else’s story- especially someone you trust!  Well we trust Sarah Clark! (@thedaintypear) And today this powerhouse, doula, blogger-mommy hopped on to chat with us about the many decisions that go into birth!  We will talk about how EVERY birth is “natural” and what inspired each of us to choose whether to go medicated or not! (Hint: most of us had no choice!) We will talk midwives, doctors, birthing classes, c-sections and more!  So tune in for a super casual conversation about our favorite topic- BIRTH!  You can find Sarah Clark on Instagram at @thedaintypear, as well as on YouTube under “Sarah, the Dainty Pear” Be on the lookout for her e-book (coming soon!), all about helping the modern mama navigate unmedicated childbirth!  Go enter our GIVEAWAY! Screenshot this, or another, episode and share to your Instagram stories! Then head over to @the.mamahood for more details on how to win an amazing housedress from Undercover Mama!  This episode is sponsored by:  Lucky and Me Use code MAMAHOOD25 for 25% off your entire order!  www.luckyandme.com  Come find us and tell us what you think!  @the.mamahood themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com  Thanks for listening!
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July 16, 2019
Episode 15: Mom Guilt - JUST STOP!
 If you love your children, you are a good mom.  If you worry about your children, you are a good mom.  If you breastfeed, bottle feed, work, or stay at home... you guessed it- YOU ARE A GOOD MOM.  Guilt is in our brains, therefore we have the ability to stop it! In today’s short-but-sweet episode, we dive into mom guilt. When and why we’ve experienced it, and how to combat it!  It is unnecessary, and it eats away at our joy. So just don’t! We hope you enjoy today’s little pep talk, and let it stay with you forever. You’ve got this, mama!  If you enjoyed this episode, please scroll down and leave a review so that we can reach more moms like you!  We love to hear from you! Please find us: Insta: @the.mamahood  Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com  Today’s episode is sponsored by: Lucky and Me Use code MAMAHOOD25 for 25% off your entire order!  www.luckyandme.com
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July 2, 2019
Episode 14: Preserving Memories While Still Living in the Moment - Is It Possible?!
Today’s episode is an uplifting, upbeat and unfiltered discussion about documenting! (Plus lots of laughs!)  Am I living in the moment? How do I balance between taking enough photos, and being present? What is my ‘why’ for documenting, and HOW IN THE WORLD can I make it simpler? We will answer all of these questions in today’s episode!  We will talk about our favorite apps, products and processes for storing photos, printing, writing and remembering our motherhood journeys! We will talk about how to live in the moment and find more presence in our parenthood. And we will definitely share some interesting business ideas and maybe talk about raisins- NOT the edible kind! 😂  We really hope you come away feeling less stress, and give yourself permission to simplify this process. We hope you feel empowered to document exactly how much you need to, and can! And we hope you know we are right here with you- as always.  If you enjoyed this episode, please leave us a review! It helps us reach other moms like you!  You can connect with us:  Insta: @the.mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com  Today we mentioned:  Promptly Journals:  https://www.promptlyjournals.com Chatbooks:  https://apps.apple.com/us/app/chatbooks-family-photo-books/id734887606 Google Photos: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/google-photos/id962194608 Artifact Uprising:  https://www.artifactuprising.com/?camp=cpc-google.com-google-brand-acquisition&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=google-brand-acquisition&gclid=Cj0KCQjwjMfoBRDDARIsAMUjNZqWzDy_1CCIiIZi9QC9Q_P4dR9pb64-RnqDEoYmbh7fdtjJ_3ytY6oaAn4_EALw_wcB 1 Second Everyday Video Diary:  https://apps.apple.com/us/app/1-second-everyday-video-diary/id587823548 Today’s episode is sponsored by: Lucky and Me Use code MAMAHOOD25 for 25% off your entire order!  www.luckyandme.com  See ya next week!
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June 25, 2019
Episode 13: Until Heaven (Infant loss, SIDS, the Rock ‘N Play, grief, and grace) w/ Sarah Bertola
  Episode 13: Until Heaven (Infant loss, SIDS, the Rock ‘N Play, grief, and grace) w/ Sarah Bertola  Today, our brave and vulnerable guest, Sarah Bertola, will share a story that has already touched thousands of lives. One morning she experienced every mother’s nightmare: losing her sweet baby Alice to SIDS. In this interview, Sarah will open up about that day, and a whole lot more.  We will talk about rainbow babies, healing and how to help grieving mothers. We will dive into the Rock ‘N Play recall, and how we need to be better, kinder, and grant more grace to each other.  This story is touching, and real. Sarah holds nothing back, and touched us so deeply with her thoughts. She has risen from this experience to create beautiful music, and inspire and lift other moms.  Today she offers a message of hope, as well as heartfelt moments- and even some laughter! We hope you listen with an open heart, no matter your experience. We hope this story can create better understanding for us all! You can find Sarah on Instagram: @sarah_bertola (as well as access all of her music, blog and other resources.) Please connect with us:  Insta: @the.mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com  And feel free to leave a review if you were touched by today’s episode. Your positive reviews help us connect with more mama’s like you! Thank you! Today’s episode is sponsored by: Lucky and Me Use code MAMAHOOD25 for 25% off your entire order!  www.luckyandme.com
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June 19, 2019
Episode 12: Disneyland Tips, Wins & Favorites!
Are you a Disneyland fanatic like Maren, or are you on the fence like Aubrey? Either way, you’ll love this episode! A few weeks ago, we both ventured to the happiest place on earth with our families, and we came home with a bunch to share!  In today’s episode, we will talk about our TOP 10 Disney tips with young kids, as well as some of our Disneyland favorites! This episode is super fun, and had us ROLLING.  We will share tips for making your trip more enjoyable, and even if you aren’t headed to Anaheim anytime soon, we hope you’ll have fun listening to the one-million awkward things we say in this completely unfiltered episode! 😂 Please let us know what you think, and if we missed anything!  You can reach out to us via:  Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Insta: @the.mamahood  Our sponsors for this episode are:  Lucky and Me www.luckyandme.com Code: MAMAHOOD25 for 25% off your entire order!  Anchor: the easiest way to make a podcast!  www.anchor.fm
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June 11, 2019
Episode 11: How to Love Your Body: Our Life-Changing Interview with Ashley Reeves
Coming from two people who have struggled with body love for many years, we are promising you right now, mama: YOU NEED THIS EPISODE. It changed our perspectives, and actually put us on the road to body love. Today we are joined by the phenomenal Ashley Reeves (Ashley’s Fresh Fix). She is a blogger, creator, business owner and BODY LOVE expert. Guys, everything she says is gold. We were in tears, allowing ourselves to *finally* appreciate and love ourselves after every word she said. In this episode we talk about how to “love where you live” (AKA your body!) How to spend less time obsessing over your appearance, how to TRULY find gratitude for the body you have, and to release yourself from the prison of self-hate.  Listen, share, soak in this episode, ladies. It is everything you need even if you don’t think you need it.  As always, let us know what you think! We love connecting with you online:  Insta: @the.mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com  Ashley Reeves can be found in many places, but especially at:  @ashleysfreshfix  www.ashleysfreshfix.com  You can access her course “10 Days to Better Body Love” here:  https://gumroad.com/l/betterbodylove Use discount code: MAMAHOOD for 50% off the course!  This episode is sponsored by:  Lucky and Me  www.luckyandme.com MAMAHOOD25 for 25% off your entire order! Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast!  To send us a message, go to  https://anchor.fm/the-mamahood-podcast/message
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June 4, 2019
Episode 10: You’ve Got it in You! Coping with Fatigue, Anxiety & Postpartum Depression
In today’s episode, we open up about fatigue, anxiety and postpartum depression. We’ve experienced all three at different times, and we are in the thick of a couple of them now!  Postpartum depression can be all-consuming, and it’s more than just a bad day.  The polarizing fears that come with anxiety are something completely different, yet equally difficult. We will chat vulnerably about night terrors, irrational fears and how cope.  And lastly, Fatigue. So often we sweep this under the rug and “just deal with it” as moms. But it needs to be acknowledged.  We will give you practical solutions for coping with fatigue, anxiety and depression as well as encouragement. We hope you know that YOU ARE NOT ALONE. We’ve been there. We ARE there. Right along with you. So hit play, and cry with us today, mama. We are strong, and we’ve got it in us to keep fighting!  Tully (2018) is the movie we mentioned about postpartum fatigue- it’s rated R, and has adult content, but gives a good look into the life of a tired new mom. Reach out to us via email so we can help you find it, and also find an edited version.  Please scroll down and leave a review! It helps us reach other moms like you!  Also, we love connecting with you. You can find us here:  Insta: @the.mamahood Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com  This episode is sponsored by Anchor  (the easiest way to make a podcast!)  www.anchor.fm
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May 28, 2019
Episode 9: More than Self-Care: SOUL Care
 “Take time to make your soul happy.” - a quote we read recently that made us think, and think some more. What are you doing for YOUR soul, mama? ‘Soul’ is the combination of body and spirit- so how are you caring for yours??  In today’s episode, we are going to talk about the long tedious job that motherhood is- whether you work outside, or stay at home! And we are long-deserving of some soul care!  Today, we will share with you the ways we care for our mama souls, connect with our “pre-motherhood” selves, and some goals we have for doing more in the future! We will talk love languages, wins and fails, and the times we were basically doctors!! (Not really.)  We hope this episode inspires you to make time for you, and to do it well!  Please connect with us online: Instagram: @the.mamahood  The Mamahood Podcast group on Facebook Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com  And if you found this episode helpful or uplifting in any way, will you do us a solid and leave a review? Thanks, mama’s! See ya next week!  This episode is sponsored by Anchor: the easiest way to make a podcast!  www.anchor.fm
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May 21, 2019
Episode 8: The Mother’s Day Panel: Part 2
 Happy Mom Week! We are so excited to bring you a very special TWO PART Mother’s Day Panel in honor of YOU!  Today, we are joined by special guests Sarah Clark (@thedaintypear), Eden Lee (@loverlees), and Ali Lewis (@alilewis) to have a completely real discussion on motherhood! Guys, we were ROLLING during this panel. These moms are the best, and an open book for whoever needs it! When it come to mini vans, and Mother’s Day... we got you!  We will also continue the chat about our biggest motherhood struggles including joy in accomplishments, slowing down, running late and embracing EVERY moment of motherhood!  We love to hear from you! Come find us on  Insta: @the.mamahood, @aubrey.themamahood and @marendroubay Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com  Web: www.themamahoodpodcast.com  And if you loved this episode, will you please scroll down and leave us a review? It helps us reach other moms like you! You can find our special guests at:  @loverlees @thedaintypear  @alilewis  Enjoy! Talk to y’all next week!
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May 9, 2019
Episode 7: The Mother’s Day Panel: Part 1
Happy Mom Week! We are so excited to bring you a very special TWO PART Mother’s Day Panel in honor of YOU!  Today, we are joined by special guests Sarah Clark (@thedaintypear), Eden Lee (@loverlees), and Ali Lewis (@alilewis) to have a completely real discussion on motherhood! Guys, we were ROLLING during this panel. These moms are the best, and we won’t hold ANYTHING BACK as we discuss everything from moldy pizza, sour milk, funfetti cake & gorilla nipples (yes- you read that right!)  We will also chat about our biggest motherhood struggles including yelling, self-mastery, school, slowing down, running late and embracing EVERY moment of motherhood!  Don’t worry, this episode is full of wins, fails, and laughs. We know you won’t be disappointed!  And good news! Part 2 is coming on THURSDAY! 👏🏻 So turn up the volume and join in on the conversation!  We love to hear from you! Come find us on  Insta: @the.mamahood, @marendroubay and @aubrey.themamahood  Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com  Web: www.themamahoodpodcast.com  And if you loved this episode, will you scroll down and leave us a review? It helps us reach other moms like you!!  You can find our special guests at:  @loverlees @thedaintypear  @alilewis  Enjoy! Talk to y’all on Thursday!
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May 7, 2019
Episode 6: 'Books Build Connection' with Kim Christensen (and 18 children's book recommendations)
Whether you LOVE reading with your kids, or kinda hate it- you won’t be able to stop listening to this episode! Today, we welcome Kim Christensen (@talkwordytome) to the show! She is a writer, reader, mother, blogger, entrepreneur and creator of Loom Journals. She’s been a journalist, radio talk show host and magazine editor! Basically… she knows her stuff. Kim is going to BLOW. OUR. MINDS. in this interview with incentives to read with our kids, as well as great tips on how to get started! We will give some really good ways to start NOW, and a great plan for success. We will talk about the importance of bonding through reading, sharing books we loved from our childhood with our own children, and the importance of reading from infancy! We will talk about ways to get older kids excited about reading, AND best of all… we will share our favorite children books! (okay, okay… just a few. This is like asking us to pick a favorite child!) So. We hope this episode leaves you feeling encouraged and ready to just get going on reading with your kids. It’s doable, and the benefits are astounding! (even if you have to read Peppa Pig in a british accent!) Also, it’s definitely okay to judge a book by it’s cover- did you know that?! We didn’t either until Kim came and laid it aaalllll out! So hit play and snuggle up with a good book… er… podcast! Cause you’ll love this one, Mama’s! As always, please let us know what you thought by leaving us a review (below), connecting with us on Instagram (@the.mamahood), or reaching out through email (themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com) We LOVE hearing your feedback!   Links below!!    Find Kim Christensen: http://bit.ly/2Le9Y1x  Insta: @talkwordytome    Loom Journals: http://bit.ly/2PF4MTe    Common Sense Media: http://bit.ly/2J4bTmA Modern Mrs. Darcy: http://bit.ly/2J3rVgx      Our Book Recommendations List:   “The Girl and the Dress” by Camille Andros https://amzn.to/2GMwrgV    “Can I Play Too?” Mo Willams https://amzn.to/2PDufwa    “Stuck” Oliver Jeffers https://amzn.to/2PBBggV    “A Little Stuck” (board book) Oliver Jeffers https://amzn.to/2XQ5O1e    “Press Here” Herve Tullet  https://amzn.to/2WeD4iv    “Mix It Up” Herve Tullet https://amzn.to/2UOsddu    “Say Zoop” Herve Tullet https://amzn.to/2WjbtwM    “Lola Dutch” Kenneth and Sarah Jane Wright https://amzn.to/2JaiNXP    “Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business” Esphyr Slobodkina https://amzn.to/2J5g2qK    “The Five Chinese Brothers” Claire Huchet Bishop https://amzn.to/2GUGB0k    “The Gruffalo” Julia Donaldson https://amzn.to/2J3G2Cz   “Room on the Broom” Julia Donaldson https://amzn.to/2ZLA3rV    “I am a Bunny” Ole Risom (Illustrated by Richard Scarry) https://amzn.to/2vC2cUR    “My Goodnight Book” Eloise Wilkins https://amzn.to/2vrTrwi   “My Good Morning Book” Eloise Wilkins https://amzn.to/2PzgKNS    “Goodnight Moon” Margaret Wise Brown https://amzn.to/2LciQow    “The Little House” Virginia Lee Burton https://amzn.to/2VuBqMA    “What a Wonderful World” Bob Thiele, George David Weiss, Louis Armstrong https://amzn.to/2vtpT1j    “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?” Bill Martin Jr, Eric Carle  https://amzn.to/2GXsbLJ    “The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything” Linda D. Williams https://amzn.to/2Wg4bd4
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April 30, 2019
Episode 5: Things We Shouldn’t Stress Out About! An Interview with Sarah Powers of ‘The Mom Hour’
We’re all stressing out about something, am I right?! From diapers to feeding, there’s an endless supply of things for us to ask ourselves, “WHAT THE HECK AM I DOING?!”  Well, guess what, mama. It’s okay that you don’t know what you’re doing! We all don’t. And eventually, we will wish we would have been a lot easier on ourselves! That’s why we have Sarah Powers- a more seasoned mom, and host of the long-running and massively successful podcast ‘The Mom Hour’- to share her point of view from the future. She’s been there, done that.  And she’s here to tell us that it’s all going to be OKAY. (Breathe!) Today we will be covering topics related to sleep (why is my kid suddenly regressing??), toddler behavior (am I a horrible mother for losing my cool?!), and... screen time (how much is really TOO much?)!  We know you all need some comfort in regards to these topics, and Sarah is here to save the day! We were rapidly taking notes during this interview because she just GETS IT, you guys! So hit play now, and enjoy this light-hearted and informative episode!    Sarah Powers is the host of The Mom Hour podcast, found on every podcasting app, or simply at http://bit.ly/2GATJYj and @themomhour on Instagram! She can also be found on Instagram at @powersofmine    Here’s everything we talked about in today’s episode:    Things We Shouldn’t Have Freaked Out About (series on The Mom Hour): http://bit.ly/2GzETRI    Strong As A Mother with Kate Rope (my interview with author Kate Rope about maternal mental health): http://bit.ly/2KUh2jO    Strong As a Mother: How to Stay Healthy, Happy, and (Most Importantly) Sane from Pregnancy to Parenthood: The Only Guide to Taking Care of YOU! by Kate Rope (the book itself): https://amzn.to/2GABoKS    I Miss You When I Blink, by Mary Laura Philpott (book Sarah just finished): https://amzn.to/2KTLeeZ    If you enjoyed this episode, could you scroll down and leave us a review? It would mean the world to us! You can also tell us how you’re enjoying the show by... Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com Insta: @the.mamahood   See ya next Tuesday!
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April 23, 2019
Episode 4: Our 10 Favorite Products for a New Baby
Alright, mamas!! Who loves a good list!? We do! Join us as we talk about our favorite “must-have” items for a new baby. We will chat about everything from tubs to leggings to the Owlet monitor! We hope this episode is helpful to those of you wondering if you should invest in the Dock a Tot, or want something super cozy to wear around the house. We got you, girl!  Obviously, just remember that you don’t need ANYTHING to be a good mom, and we support you no matter what. These are some of our tried-and-true products, and we have not been paid to talk about them! So take our word for it!    You can find all of our recommendations here:  Owlet Monitor http://amzn.to/2Got2FU Snuggle Me Organic amzn.to/2UE9vu6    Doc a Tot https://amzn.to/2Im9Fjd    Blanqi Leggings https://amzn.to/2ZdApYd    Muslin Blanket https://amzn.to/2KHrnzB    Milk Snob Cover https://amzn.to/2v4i8yI    Puj Tub https://amzn.to/2Gnfbia    Undercover Mama Dress https://amzn.to/2IwQUZo    Bert’s Bees Baby Ointment https://amzn.to/2UF4Rfh    Aquaphor Baby Ointment https://amzn.to/2IuZacy    Baby Wrap https://amzn.to/2V8ctqc    As always, please reach out to us! We’d love to connect on Instagram (@the.mamahood) and email (themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com)! If you found this episode helpful in any way, will you do us a solid and scroll down and leave a review? It helps us to connect with more moms like you!!   Have a great week! Xoxo!
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April 16, 2019
Episode 3: Motherhood Loneliness- It’s for real!
We’ve all felt lonely. Whether it was after a new baby, a big move, or just the day to day of caring for our little ones. It’s something we don’t always care to admit, and can weigh us down like no other!  We know it hurts, and we are here to help! In today’s episode, we will discuss some of our most lonely moments as moms, and how we tried to combat them. We will give the best advice we can, and meet you where you stand. It may require some action, or a shift in mindset, but you CAN feel better, and we want you to know it! In the end, we believe that loneliness is okay.  This mom thing is no joke, but just remember that you aren’t alone- and even those surrounded by friends can be experiencing the deepest sense of loneliness. So let’s do this thing together! Hit play, and join us for a vulnerable discussion on this often avoided topic.    If you loved this episode, please scroll down and leave a review! It would mean the world to us.  Come find us online:  Insta: @the.mamahood, @marendroubay and @aubrey.themamahood  Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com www.themamahoodpodcast.com    Today’s Sponsor: The Baby Cubby- an online and retail boutique, dedicated to the highest quality shopping experience and products for your little one! Located in Lehi, Utah or online: www.babycubby.com Now offering FREE SHIPPING on orders over $25!
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April 12, 2019
Episode 2: Soaking up your Mamahood: An Interview with Kaley Munday
WE. CAN’T. EVEN. Kaley Munday is joining us today for the best time ever! She truly knows how to soak in and LOVE every single second of her motherhood journey. And we guarantee you will walk away from this interview with the same sense of admiration for your own experience! Motherhood is worthy. Motherhood is something to be celebrated. We know it, and so should you!  In this episode, we will talk about the importance of looking UP into our children’s eyes more often, the magic of tubs, and you’ll even get to hear “the voice” that Kaley’s husband does everything he can to avoid! We will talk birth, 4 year old birthday parties, Walmart finds, and Irish twins (surprise- ALL of us have them!) You might cry- cause we do- and you’ll DEFINITELY laugh.  So come have a blast with us, and click play!   Kaley Munday is a wife, mother of four, and advocate for motherhood.  You can find her on Instagram: @kaleymunday    If you loved this episode, please scroll down and leave a review! It would mean the world to us.  Come find us online:  Insta: @the.mamahood, @marendroubay and @aubrey.themamahood  Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com www.themamahoodpodcast.com    Today’s Sponsor: The Baby Cubby- an online and retail boutique, dedicated to the highest quality shopping experience and products for your little one! Located in Lehi, Utah or online: www.babycubby.com Now offering FREE SHIPPING on orders over $25!
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April 12, 2019
Episode 1: Welcome to The Mamahood
We are Maren and Aubrey, and we are glad you’re here! Welcome to the podcast where you are loved, seen, and understood. We are average moms like you! We stuff our faces with too much sugar, stay up late watching reality TV, and cry a lot.  We love our babies more than we can say, and we are advocates for motherhood, and all the joy (and sorrow, let’s be real!) that it encompasses. In today’s intro episode, you’ll get to know us a little bit, and hopefully enjoy our heavy dose of TMI. We are amateurs, you guys.  But we know it’s easier to get through life with friends - and we are here to be yours! So sit back, relax (or fold your mountain of laundry), and enjoy a raw and real discussion between two mama’s in the “trenches”- just like you!   If you loved this episode, please scroll down and leave a review! It would mean the world to us.  Come find us online: Insta: @the.mamahood, @marendroubay and @aubrey.themamahood  Email: themamahoodpodcast@gmail.com www.themamahoodpodcast.com    Today’s Sponsor: The Baby Cubby- an online and retail boutique, dedicated to the highest quality shopping experience and products for your little one! Located in Lehi, Utah or online: www.babycubby.com Now offering FREE SHIPPING on orders over $25!
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April 12, 2019