Mindful Mama is a podcast about becoming a less irritable, more joyful parent.
"The Mindful Mama podcast is changing my life in so many good ways. I have had so much fun implementing the things I’m learning,
sharing them with others, and seeing the change in my family. Thank you for your podcast, Hunter!"
"This podcast is answering all the questions swirling in my head about how to be an amazing parent. Hunter Clarke-Fields
is a totally relatable mom and super entertaining."
What would you do if you found out you only had five years to live?
How would that change everything?
Find yourself constantly irritable? Wish that you could enjoy parenthood more? That’s the place my guest, author KJ Dell’Antonia found herself in. So she set out to find the answers to frustrating struggles like chores, discipline, screen time, and more. Join in on this fun conversation about how to get through the toughest parts of parenting and find yourself happier on the other side!
What are some of the pitfalls to avoid when talking to kids? When communicating in general? In this episode, I talk to Oren Jay Sofer, author of the new book, Say What You Mean, which brings together mindfulness and NonViolent Communication. Learn simple yet powerful practices to develop healthy, effective, and more satisfying ways of communicating.
Studies show that spanking, yelling, and threatening are all ineffective parenting tools — causing more resistance in your children. So what do we do? How do we regulate our children’s behavior? How do we discipline today’s kids? In this episode, I talk all about discipline — what it means, what it doesn’t mean, and how to discipline children so that you create cooperative kids who actually care about other’s feelings and the consequences of their behaviors.
When our kids are angry — whether they’re a little one having tantrums, or an older child lashing out — it’s hugely distressing for us as parents. What’s wrong with our child? What’s wrong with me? We can think that our child is “bad,” if they’re angry all of the time, or that we’re failing. Instead, what Laurie Hollman tells us is that anger is a normal healthy emotion. In this episode, she shares her 5 steps for managing kids anger.