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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Nicole Hughes about Keeping Kids Safe Around Water.Image of family outside near water. Image of NIcole Hughes and he family.

187: Keeping Kids Safe Around Water this Summer // Nicole Hughes

By Rachel Nielson | Jun 21, 2021

Trigger Warning: Child LossToday we are honored to welcome Nichole Hughes, a mother of 5 from Tennessee who has been through the unthinkable heartache of losing a child to drowning.Nicole has spent the last three years honoring her son’s life by pouring herself into learning about water safety and improving education for parents and medical…

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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Dara Kurtz about Helping your Kids Connect with Someone You've Lost. Image of Dara Kurtz, Image of smiling woman.

186: Helping your Children Connect with Someone You’ve Loved & Lost //Dara Kurtz

By Rachel Nielson | Jun 14, 2021

My mother passed away from breast cancer when I was 19 years old, and every year on her birthday, I try to do something special to honor and remember her. Today, Monday June 14th, is my mom’s 66th birthday — so today’s podcast topic of remembering our loved ones who have passed away feels so…

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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Allison Dayton about How to Talk to Kids about LGBTQ Topics, image of family outside, image of Allison Dayton with her family, smiling family.

185: How to Talk to your Kids about LGBTQ Topics // Allison Dayton of Lift & Love

By Rachel Nielson | Jun 7, 2021

We just finished a month-long focus on the podcast for Mental Health Awareness Month in May, and in many ways this episode will be a continuation of that because, as you will hear, LGBTQ children and youth are some of the most at-risk for suicidal ideation and death by suicide. This is why we MUST…

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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Jenny Showalter about Living Well with Depression. Image of Jenny Showalter and her family. Image of Man, woman, and two children

184: Living Well with Depression & Anxiety // Jenny Showalter

By Rachel Nielson | May 31, 2021

This conversation with guest Jenny Showalter felt like a gift to my soul. I hope it gives you hope and strength and tools if you yourself are managing depression right now–and I hope it gives you empathy and perspective if you are someone who does not live with mental illness yourself. Our guest Jenny is…

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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Audra Elkington about parenting children with anxiety disorders. Image of mother with three children. Image of Audra Elkington and her children.

183: Parenting Children with Anxiety Disorders // Audra Elkington

By Rachel Nielson | May 24, 2021

This is part 3 of our series for mental health awareness month on how to encourage emotional wellness in our children and ourselves, and today we are covering a topic that we’ve needed to talk about on the show for a long time: how to parent children who have anxiety.  I feel like Lisa Sabey…

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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Tejal V. Patel about Teaching Kids Meditation (And Why It’s Important). Image of Tejal Patel and her son, Image of woman and son meditating.

182: How To Teach Kids Meditation (And Why It’s Important) // Tejal V. Patel

By Rachel Nielson | May 17, 2021

 “What if meditation was a part of a child’s daily routine, along with showering and brushing their teeth? How would it change their life?” -Tejal V. Patel May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we are having episodes all month focused on how to strengthen our own mental health as mothers, as well the mental…

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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Lisa Sabey about Emotional Wellness in Kids. Image of family, including Lisa Sabey, focused on children.

181: How To Encourage Emotional Wellness in Kids // Lisa Sabey

By Rachel Nielson | May 10, 2021

May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States, and we have an incredible month of education in store. Today’s episode about emotional wellness in kids is a special one to kick us off.  Our guest is Lisa Sabey, the founder and president of Parents-to-Parents, an organization dedicated to helping parents whose children are…

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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Ralphie Jacobs about helping kids behave well. Image of Ralphie Jacobs, woman standing next to a sign.

180: Three Secrets to Helping your Kids Behave Well // Ralphie Jacobs

By Rachel Nielson | May 3, 2021

Ralphie Jacobs is the founder of Simply on Purpose, a positive parenting educational company where the heart of the work is focusing on the good, so the good gets better. Ralphie teaches hundreds of thousands of parents around the world through her Instagram, workshops and audio courses — about looking for the good in their…

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Delight in Motherhood | Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Rachel Nielson about how to Delight in Motherhood.

179: Delighting in Motherhood // Rachel on the Live Free Creative Podcast

By Rachel Nielson | Apr 26, 2021

I am so thrilled to connect with you today and share an excerpt from a conversation I had several months ago with a dear friend of mine, Miranda Anderson. Miranda is a blogger, an author, and a mom of three, and she has been on 3 in 30 twice before teaching us how to declutter…

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National Infertility Awareness week - Coping Through Infertility | Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Jenica Parcell about Coping Through Infertility.

178: Coping Through Infertility // Jenica Parcell

By Rachel Nielson | Apr 19, 2021

It’s National Infertility Awareness week here in the United States, and this is a topic that I am so passionate about and intimately connected with because my two miracle children came to our family after I struggled with infertility for years.  Today’s guest is Jenica Parcell, an infertility warrior-mama, advocate and a certified life coach…

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