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Why Mental and Emotional Labor is Exhausting Modern Moms with Erica Djossa, MA

 

00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village. Today I get to share a conversation with you about why mental and emotional labor is exhausting modern moms. I got to hang out with my friend Erica Djossa. She's the CEO and founder of Momwell and a registered psychotherapist specializing in maternal mental health with over a decade of experience. As a mom of three rambunctious young boys, Erica understands first -hand the challenges of motherhood. Perfectionism, pressure, and loss of identity fueled her battle with postpartum depression, and she realized how difficult it is to seek care. She founded Momwell to set a standard of care for providers and has...

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How to Create Habits When You're Drained and Overwhelmed with Monica Packer

 

00:00:00    Alyssa 

You're listening to Voices of Your Village and today Monica Packer and I got to dive into how to create habits when you're drained and overwhelmed. For me, when it comes to habits, it can feel like, okay, I'm going to do this thing and then I go all in on something and then it feels really overwhelming and it doesn't continue. Or I look at it and I'm like, oh, that sounds great and I'm so spent or beyond my bandwidth that I cannot add another thing in. Even if my current system isn't working, that sometimes even accessing the bandwidth for change feels overwhelming and hard. I love that Monica has broken down specific steps, ways to form habits...

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The "Good Enough" Principle of Digital Parenting with Dr. Katie Davis

 

00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village. And today I got to hang out with Dr. Katie Davis. She wrote a book that I'm finding so helpful. It's called Technology's Child, Digital Media's Role in the Ages and Stages of Growing Up. One of the things as a parent that I truly like feel a little lost in is what this looks like when it comes to technology and social media and just like what they're consuming, because it's so different from how we were raised, right? Like we are really sailing this ship as we build it or whatever that phrase is. Zach always makes fun of me because I just don't ever know the right way to say the phrase, but whatever that is,...

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How to Navigate Grief and Loss with Ashley LeMieux

00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village. This is episode 262. I got to hang out with Ashley Lemieux and chat about grief and loss and what it looks like to navigate those. I think this is an especially tricky time of year where a lot of grief can come up and we can almost like be reliving loss. I have followed Ashley's journey for a long time and have found bits and pieces of myself in her journey sometimes mirroring the same timelines. And I want to let you know that there are a bunch of things in here as we're talking about grief and loss that might be triggering or hard to hear. And if you are not in a place for that, hit pause. Come on back when you're...

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How to create secure adult relationships with Dr. Nicole LePera

 

0:00:00 Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village, and today I got to hang out with my friend, Dr. Nicole LaPera. We got to chat about her new book, "How to Be the Love You Seek". We're diving into how to create secure adult relationships, and y 'all, buckle up, because it turns out it's about us. We get to chat about how our childhood impacts our current relationships, and what early childhood trauma can do, and the impact it can have on our mind and our body. And then where do we go from there? What does it look like to dive into that work and look at ourselves so that we can have secure adult relationships? I have had the privilege of connecting with Dr. Nicole for ...

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How to have tough conversations with kids with Robyn Silverman

00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village, and today's episode is one of those where I was like, gosh, I need this at my fingertips at all times, because have you ever like been in one of those scenarios where your kid says something, and all of a sudden you're like, oh, yikes, how am I supposed to respond to this? Right, like, oh, we're in public, and they just said this thing that now I'm feeling really embarrassed, or I just truly had no roadmap, or how are we already here for this tough conversation? I love that we have a resource to turn to for this. Dr. Robyn Silverman wrote How to Talk to Kids About Anything, and it's full of scripts and guidance for...

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After School Dysregulation with Lori Goodrich

 

 

00:00:01    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village. I got to hang out with Lori Goodrich. She's an occupational therapist that I love and have leaned on over the years for so many things. I learn from her every time I get to speak with her. And we got to chat about restraint collapse. You know, when your kid comes home from school or childcare and they just melt for you, or maybe they've been with a grandparent and all of a sudden they break down for you. That is restraint collapse, where they've held it together all day long and then they collapse for you. We're gonna chat about what this is, what's happening for them, and then ways that you can...

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How to keep kids at the center of divorce - not in the middle of it with Sarah Lyman

 

 

00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village. And today I got to dive into a topic we get so many requests about. I got to hang out with Sarah Lyman. She's the founder of PurplCouch, and we got to chat about what it looks like to keep kids at the center of divorce, not in the middle of it. And we really got to chat about how do you really do this, what does it look like logistically? And there's so many things to figure out in the process of divorce, even outside of the adult feelings, just the logistics of it all and how do we do this while supporting children's emotional development? Sarah created PurplCouch, and it is an incredible...

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How to find balance as a working mom with Paula Faris

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00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village and today I got to hang out with Paula Faris. She is the author of You Don't Have to Carry It All. This is the book we all need as working parents, specifically written for working mothers. We know that historically, working mothers have been forced and expected to carry it all. And Paula dives into all this in her book. Where do we go from here? What do we do next? How do we shift this conversation and these narratives and frankly these practices? She is the founder and leader of Carry Media, an organization that champions, advocates, and celebrates working mothers through content, resources, and...

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234 - How to build a relationship of trust around substances with Jess Lahey

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00:00:00    Alyssa

Hey there. I'm Alyssa Blask Campbell. I'm a mom with a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education and co-creator of the Collaborative Emotion Processing method. I'm here to walk alongside you through the messy, vulnerable parts of being humans, raising other humans with deep thoughts and actionable tips. Let's dive in together. 

 

00:02:23    Alyssa

Hello, everyone, and welcome back to Voices of Your Village. We have a returning guest. This time we get to hang out with Jessica Lahey, best selling author and speaker and podcast host. You might remember her from episode 102, which was The Gift of Failure, her incredible book on...

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