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."
It feels like we’re under pressure from the world to have everything go as well for our kids as possible. We want them to “succeed,” so we direct them on what to do and how to do …everything! What’s the problem with this? Jessica Lahey, teacher, and author of “The Gift of Failure,” explains how this parenting style actually undermines kids success and autonomy. This episode is chock full of tips on how to communicate with our kids and with their teachers!
Children need to master their emotions. How can we, as parents, create emotional safety for them to express their feelings without fear? How can we listen to their feelings, validate, show empathy and help kids to feel empowered to solve their own problems?(more…)
It feels like women are being pulled between two polarizing points. First, we’re told to “lean in” and put our all our energy into work to get ahead. Then, we’re guilted for not being the perfect stay-at-home mom with Pinterest-board worthy crafts. Where’s the middle path?
In this episode, I talk to Lauren Golden, author and leader of The Free Mama Movement about the elusive work-life balance and what a third path might look like.
Are you in “time poverty”? Chances are, yes. Everywhere I look I see people rushing and stressed. We all want more hours in the day. Sometimes it’s the wealthiest families who have the least time. It’s time to fight back against the culture of “busy.” In this episode I give you 8 tips for reclaiming your time and your life.
How do we talk to our kids about their bodies and sex?!? This topic is SO important, not just for their emotional well-being, but also their safety as they grow. So I brought on Amy Lang from Birds and Bees and Kids to help us bite the bullet and have these vital conversations with our kids. Plus, she shares a TON of great resources that you should have on your bookshelf!