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Better Relationships After Baby

Better Relationships After Baby

By Chelsea Skaggs
Had two babies. Didn't divorce my husband in the process. Here to help you realize that you CAN have a stronger relationship than ever after having a baby. Life and relationship coach Chelsea Skaggs is knowledgeable, relatable, and fun when it comes to how to improve your marriage or relationship as new parents. We cover topics around stronger communication, meaningful connection, and growing your confidence as new parents together...with less fights and even better intimacy.
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The Power of Growth in Groups

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Why Motherhood Feels Like Puberty: Matrescence
Every mom needs to know this: How and why the brain literally re-wires through pregnancy, birth, and postpartum.
31:11
August 25, 2022
The Power of Growth in Groups
Motherhood Uncovered: https://thewtftrimester.com/motherhood-uncovered-coaching/ What would it be like to be in a supportive, normalizing, encouraging group of women who just GET YOU and are there to grow and thrive together? There is tremendous power in groups and in today's episode I'm telling you why groups are so powerful and how you can be part of the next group coaching program designed for women 4-24 months after having a baby. Motherhood Uncovered is for you if you want: To be heard To be respected To have the load shared To break from unrelenting societal pressures To make and use and respect boundaries To have authentic connection To let down your walls and just breath and be To have other women championing you, not competing with you To feel less overwhelm and more support To have guidance on where to start To have wisdom and insight without judgement and forceful advice To let the walls of taboo conversation be broken down so you can truly connect with others who get you. You can find this in Motherhood Uncovered. Learn more about the upcoming group coaching opportunity here: https://thewtftrimester.com/motherhood-uncovered-coaching/
29:37
August 13, 2022
When Motherhood Brings Out Your Inner Child Needs w. Jordan Laux || The Supported Parenthood RN
Warning: Opening the door of healing as a new mom may bring unexpected twists, turns, frustrations, sadness, joy, satisfaction, and growth! In today's episode Chelsea talks with mother and RN, Jordan Laux, to discuss what she's discovered about herself and her inner child as she entered motherhood. We discuss how we give and receive love, what it's like navigating growth in yourself and in your partner as you become parents together, and tips for communicating and staying connected through the changes. Is this episode and podcast helpful? Please leave a review so others can find and learn from this podcast too. About our guest: Jordan is a pediatric and perinatal nurse whose heart has always been with mothers and children. After having a child of her own in 2019 and experiencing both birth trauma and the lack of support in postpartum from healthcare and our culture at large, a spark was lit in her heart to educate, and empower mothers in the postpartum period. American culture leaves mothers isolated and unprepared for the intense holistic changes motherhood brings. In the last three years this radical transformation of identity, relationship reorganization, body image struggles, and priority shifts has fanned this spark into a flame to create a supportive community for mothers because it’s something greatly lacking in her own life. Jordan is trying to manifest this community of support and education with The Supported Parenthood RN. By day Jordan is reheating her coffee 27 times while being bossed around by her toddler daughter, and by night she’s either working in the hospital or dreaming of ways to connect with other mothers. Find Jordan Laux on Instagram Find Jordan Laux on Supported Parenthood RN website See today's show notes: https://thewtftrimester.com/2022/07/20/when-motherhood-brings-out-your-inner-child-needs/ Explore your own growth potential by working with me: https://thewtftrimester.com/2022/06/08/what-is-coaching-and-when-should-i-work-with-one/ Send a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thewtftrimester/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thewtftrimester/support Hang out on Instagram
40:07
July 20, 2022
Foundations: Business Meetings for Better Teamwork
Trust me on this one-- you want less arguments, more connection, better teamwork. THIS STRATEGY will help you achieve those goals by spending intentional time on the important logistics of your home with your partner. If you've ever worked with a coworker on a project (or even think back to group projects in college or school), then you can use this to up-level your teamwork and enjoy the fruits of communicated expectations, roles, and collaboration. Give me 20 minutes to convince you that you need a business meeting in your home... and I'll tell you how to get started with it! Is this episode and podcast helpful? Please leave a review so others can find and learn from this podcast too. See today's show notes: https://thewtftrimester.com/2022/07/05/foundations-having-a-business-meeting-for-better-teamwork/ Improve your confidence and your relationship by working with me: https://thewtftrimester.com/2022/06/08/what-is-coaching-and-when-should-i-work-with-one/ Send a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thewtftrimester/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thewtftrimester/support
23:51
July 05, 2022
Bringing Sexy Back for You & for Him! Guest: Kristyn Dingman
Taking control of THIS might be the key to more sexy connection with your partner and a happier YOU overall. In today's episode Chelsea talks with body positivity advocate, Kristyn Dingman, to discuss how she made peace and JOY from the changes in her body after having babies. We talk about what to STOP doing, what to START doing, and how to talk to your partner about your changed body. Plus, the benefits of SEXY TIME that come from bringing your sexy back as a mom. Is this episode and podcast helpful? Please leave a review so others can find and learn from this podcast too. See today's show notes: https://thewtftrimester.com/2022/06/28/bringing-sexy-back-for-him-and-for-you/ Improve your confidence and your relationship by working with me: https://thewtftrimester.com/2022/06/08/what-is-coaching-and-when-should-i-work-with-one/ Send a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thewtftrimester/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thewtftrimester/support From Kristyn: My name is Kristyn Dingman and I am so much more than a stay at home mother.  I struggled with body image my entire life.   I constantly compared myself to the people on TV or the women on magazine covers and wondered why I didn’t look like them or why I wasn’t as pretty as they were. I was insecure and always felt like I was being judged by my looks. As long as I can remember, I was always stepping on a scale to see what the numbers read or compared my waist size to my friends.  It wasn't until I got pregnant with my first son that my entire world was flipped onto its head.  I saw my body go through drastic changes in such a short period of time that I didn't really have time to see and appreciate my body and all it was going through.  Once my son was born, I was bombarded with diet cultures, MLM schemes and plenty of 'bounce back' businesses who constantly pressured me into getting my pre baby body back. I was so lost and felt so alone.   I had enough.   I decided to make some changes and decided to put my mental health first. This was a whole new concept to me. I had never been the one to care my myself. I spent years at war with my body and decided to put an end to the battle.   I started blogging and sharing my story with the world and wanted to create a place where others who struggle with body image and negative diet culture could come and feel represented.   I wanted to show the real and raw sides of motherhood and what positive body image could look like from someone who struggled their entire life.   Here I am today with an amazing community of people who follow along and have a safe place to feel loved regardless of their body, size, color or gender.
43:31
June 28, 2022
Foundations: Proactive Vs. Reactive Communication
More proactive communicaiton== more resolution and less fights. In today's episode, Chelsea breaks down what it means to have proactive communication, reactive communication, and the outcome of both.  We will explore what these different types of communication sound and feel like as well as how to move the needle. If you want to have more teamwork and productive communication with your partner, this episode is for you! Is this episode and podcast helpful? Please leave a review so others can find and learn from this podcast too. See today's show notes: https://thewtftrimester.com/2022/06/21/foundations-proactive-vs-reactive-communication/ Improve your communication and relationship by working with me: https://thewtftrimester.com/2022/06/08/what-is-coaching-and-when-should-i-work-with-one/ Send a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thewtftrimester/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thewtftrimester/support
23:17
June 21, 2022
The Way Your Personal Confidence Impacts Your Relationship: Guest Alisha Skeel
You might think your confidence is just what goes on in your own mind, but the truth is, your confidence impacts ALL the other areas of your life. In today's episode Chelsea talks with confidence coach Alisha Skeel to discuss the ways our confidence journey impacts our motherhood and our intimate relationships. If you're experiencing a disconnect from your partner, THIS could have something to do with it.  Alisha Skeel (she/her) is a self-discovery and confidence coach to over-burdened, do-it-all millennials who feel like they've lost themselves along the way. Her mission is to support you in getting back in touch with who you really are, so that you can confidently live a life that lights you up. Is this episode and podcast helpful? Please leave a review so others can find and learn from this podcast too. See today's show notes: https://thewtftrimester.com/2022/06/14/the-impact-of-your-confidence-on-your-relationship/ Improve your confidence and your relationship by working with me: https://thewtftrimester.com/2022/06/08/what-is-coaching-and-when-should-i-work-with-one/ Send a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thewtftrimester/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thewtftrimester/support
46:50
June 14, 2022
The Reason You Pick Fights When Things Are Going Good (Upper Limit)
In his book, The Big Leap Gay Hendricks discusses the Upper Limit and how it impacts us in different facets of our lives. In today's episode Chelsea shares an overview of: 1. An overview of what the Upper Limit is as described by Gay Hendricks 2. Ways I see the Upper Limit impact relationships with my clients 3. Ways you can minimize the impact of the Upper Limit in your life and relationship so that you can experience more joy and connection. Is this episode and podcast helpful? Please leave a review so others can find and learn from this podcast too. See today's show notes: https://thewtftrimester.com/2022/06/06/how-the-upper-limit-may-be-impacting-your-marriage-or-relationship/ Improve your relationship and overcome your upper limits by working with me: https://thewtftrimester.com/2022/06/08/what-is-coaching-and-when-should-i-work-with-one/ Send a voice message: https://anchor.fm/thewtftrimester/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thewtftrimester/support
35:58
June 06, 2022
Discussing Hot Topics BEFORE You Explode-Guest Mallorie
In today's episode, Chelsea speaks with a guest mother, Mallorie as they work through an argument pattern and how to disrupt the escalation. Listen in as we work through the decisions you make together as a couple, and the ways processing styles impact personal and relational needs. See today's show notes: https://thewtftrimester.com/podcast/ruminate-or-talk-about-it-processing-with-your-partner Improve your relationship by working with me: https://calendly.com/chelseaskaggs/coaching-exploration
45:21
May 24, 2022
Foundations:The 5 Love Languages After a Baby
In today’s episode we discuss the five love languages, how to use them, and why misunderstandings may be causing tension in your relationship. See show notes: https://thewtftrimester.com/2022/05/16/how-the-5-love-languages-can-create-a-happier-relationship/ Sponsored by: Good Clean Love https://goodcleanlove.com/?rfsn=4241910.b1662d Want to find more clarity, confidence, and fulfillment in your life and relationship? I can help you get there. Schedule a free coaching exploration call with me: https://bit.ly/wtfchels
23:49
May 17, 2022
Top Reason Partner's Aren't Helping More
Frustrated that your partner isn't stepping up to the plate to help more? Are you feeling like EV.ERY.THING falls on your plate? Listen in as we discuss the #1 reason I hear from partners that they aren't helping as much as you'd like. Learn why this happens and what you can do to have stronger teamwork and a better relationship.  Get the show notes: https://thewtftrimester.com/2022/05/11/why-your-partner-isnt-helping-more-control Explore coaching with me: https://calendly.com/chelseaskaggs/coaching-exploration Love Lingual: https://goodcleanlove.com/?rfsn=4241910.b1662d
36:45
May 11, 2022
Foundations: Internal Vs. External processors
In todays episode, we dig into processing styles and how the impact your relationship after a baby. I'll tell you about internal processors, external processors, and how to navigate conversations if you and your partner are different. Plus, I give you my top tip to help increase teamwork in your communicate and decrease fights and resentment.  Get the show notes here: http://thewtftrimester.com/2022/05/10/internal-vs-external-processing-styles/ Explore coaching with me: https://calendly.com/chelseaskaggs/coaching-exploration Sponsors:  Good Clean Love Love Lingual
25:24
May 10, 2022
Introduction Trailer
In this introduction episode, Chelsea shares more about what you can expect from the Better Relationships After Baby Podcast and why it exists. Get pumped up for the topics you will hear on this podcast and listen in as Chelsea describes WHY this podcast and her coaching business was started... and it's not because it has been an easy road all along.  Follow for relationship tips on instagram @theWTFtrimester or get show notes, resources, and ways to work with me at www.theWTFtrimester.com Explore coaching with me: https://calendly.com/chelseaskaggs/coaching-exploration
08:03
May 03, 2022