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114: How to Stop Looking at Your Phone So Much // Dr. Katie Penry

By Rachel Nielson | Jan 27, 2020

Do you ever felt guilty for being on your phone too much? Do you find your phone to be a distraction in your life?Dr. Katie Penry, a licensed clinical psychologist and mother of two young children, is on the podcast today teaching us the brain research behind why we need to look up from our…

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113: How to Teach Your Kids about Racism & Bias // Jasmine Bradshaw of First Name Basis Podcast

By Rachel Nielson | Jan 20, 2020

Do you feel intimidated by the idea of teaching your children about racism and bias? Do you feel that this is an important social justice topic to teach your kids, but you are unsure how?  Today’s Martin Luther King Day in the United States, so I wanted to continue the conversation that we started on…

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How to Declutter your Schedule by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30: image of Miranda Anderson and her family sitting together on a their front porch

112: How to Declutter Your Schedule // Miranda Anderson

By Rachel Nielson | Jan 13, 2020

Does your daily schedule feel deeply fulfilling, or do you often feel like life is a bit of a runaway train? Are your authentic values reflected by how you spend your time, or are your days filled up with things you’ve said yes to just because you felt that you “should”? Today’s episode on how…

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111: 3 Simple Strategies to Avoid Mom Burnout

By Rachel Nielson | Jan 6, 2020

Do you feel that you are on the verge of major mom burnout? If so, you are not alone. All mothers go through stages of exhaustion, discouragement, and overwhelm. But this should not be our everyday norm! This episode features three simple strategies for building more daily rest and self-care into your mom-life, so you…

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110: How to Compassionately Respond to Homelessness with Meg Martin by popular Utah mom podcast 3 in 30: image of Meg Martin with an elderly man.

110: How to Compassionately Respond to Homelessness with Meg Martin

By Rachel Nielson | Dec 2, 2019

I love this time of year when the whole world seems to be more focused on reaching out to our neighbors and making a difference in our communities.Today on the podcast, I am so honored to have my life-long friend Meg Martin with us. Meg is a certified peer counselor and social worker who is…

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109: How to Find Gratitude in the Marathons of Life // Taffy Micheli by popular Utah mom podcast, 3 in 30: image of Taffy Micheli running a marathon.

109: How to Find Gratitude in the Marathons of Life // Taffy Micheli

By Rachel Nielson | Nov 25, 2019

Whether or not you are a runner, you are going to love this episode about lessons that Taffy Micheli, a mother of five, learned about gratitude while training for the Boston Marathon. Listen in to hear her thoughts on 3 truly life-changing mantras that she has relied on to get her through long runs. They…

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108: How to Get Help for Mental Illness // Sarah McKenna by popular Utah mom podcast, 3 in 30: image of Sarah McKenna with her two kids.

108: How to Get Help for Mental Illness // Sarah McKenna

By Rachel Nielson | Nov 18, 2019

Last week in the first episode of this series, my sister Sarah McKenna and I talked about strategies you can use in your own self-care in day-to-day life if you are struggling with depression and anxiety. Today we are going to talk about how to get help for mental illness. We hope this episode will…

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107: Surviving Depression in Motherhood // Sarah McKenna by popular Utah mom podcast, 3 in 30: image of Sarah McKenna with her husband and 2 kids.

107: Surviving Depression in Motherhood // Sarah McKenna

By Rachel Nielson | Nov 11, 2019

My older sister, Sarah McKenna, has battled depression and bipolar disorder from a young age, and she has helped me and countless others in our own mental health journeys by being open about hers. I have never known anyone as brave and tenacious as Sarah, and I’m honored to have her as a guest on…

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106: 3 Ways to Improve Your Marriage TODAY: My Takeaways From a Night with the Gottmans by popular mom podcast, 3 in 30: image of john and Julie Gottman.

106: 3 Ways to Improve Your Marriage TODAY: My Takeaways From a Night with the Gottmans

By Rachel Nielson | Nov 4, 2019

I know this is not news to anyone, but…caring for our marriages is SO IMPORTANT (and not always easy)! Which is why I’m so excited to share three ways to improve your marriage today. I had the opportunity to attend “An Evening with the Gottmans” date night in October, and I decided to do a…

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105: The Power of Moms by popular Utah mom podcast 3 in 30: image of two kids on a red bike.

105: For the Mom of Littles

By Rachel Nielson | Oct 28, 2019

If you’re anything like me, you sometimes realize with surprise that you’ve entered a different (and easier) phase of motherhood. You didn’t even notice it slowly shifting. But you suddenly realize that your babies have started sleeping longer stretches at night. Or, they have really learned to put their shoes on by themselves. Or they are…

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