Dr. Laura Erdman on Hormones & Women's Health Through the Lifecycle. Ep 169
48 min

How long CAN you take hormones? Are perimenopausal mood swings a real thing, and what causes them? Is there any way to "skip" menopause? Are there any exciting new developments in contraception? Dr. Laura Erdman, a board-certified and actively practicing OBGYN answers these questions and many more in this very informative (but still fun!) episode. In the intro & QA, Sarah and Laura discuss maintenance health care in a pandemic year + answer a listener question on teaching kids about time.

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Minimalist Moms Podcast
Minimalist Moms Podcast
Diane Boden
Minimalist Mom Spotlight: Jeannette Cleveland
A new series focused on ‘real’ minimalist moms: It’s odd to refer to this series that way but I wanted to encourage the everyday mom that you don’t have to go to extremes (or have a giant platform) to influence minimalism to those around you. *About Jeanette:* Jeannette Cleveland is a Christian, a wife and a stay-at-home mama of 3 small children ages 4, 2, and 10 months. Before having kids, she taught math at a public high school in Durham, North Carolina. She enjoys reading about simple living, counseling others on personal finance through her church, and hosting people in her home. Jeannette began pursuing a minimalist lifestyle about 4 years ago after the birth of her first child. A few months into the journey her life was dramatically altered when her little brother passed away of an opioid overdose at the age of 24. Minimalism has been a helpful tool for her as she has navigated grief and processed physical & emotional baggage in the wake of his death. Pursuing a minimalist lifestyle has helped keep her home, budget, and life from being filled to the max with trivial stuff so she can focus on what matters most to her: loving others. She views the greatest gift of minimalism to be how it frees up space and resources so one can be more generous and more hospitable with less stress. *Discussed in this episode:* * Online Minimalist Party Shop: Simply Lifted ( https://simplyliftedshop.com/ ) * Book: The Lazy Genius Way by Kendra Adachi ( https://www.thriftbooks.com/w/let-them-eat-dirt-saving-your-child-from-an-oversanitized-world_marie-claire-arrieta_b-brett-finlay/11619398/#isbn=1771642548&idiq=34025189 ) * Book: The Art of Happy Moving by Ali Wenzke ( https://www.amazon.com/dp/0062869736/?ascsubtag=amzn1.ideas.DL4M6AD2Z4ZN&linkCode=ic6&ref=idea_lv_dp_ov_d&tag=aiponsite-20 ) Let’s keep the conversation going on Facebook ( https://www.facebook.com/minimalistmomspodcast/ ) or Instagram ( https://www.instagram.com/minimalistmomspodcast/ ) ! And, don’t forget to leave a rating or review on iTunes. Each review is so appreciated as it helps other mamas find me! Thank you, thank you, thank you! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
28 min
Mindful Mama - Parenting with Mindfulness
Mindful Mama - Parenting with Mindfulness
Hunter Clarke-Fields
When Your Child Is Trans - Paria Hassouri [251]
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Organize 365 Podcast
Lisa Woodruff
362 - The 4 Kinds of Work Part 2
This week, we are continuing to look at the different kinds of work. Having labels for things like types of work allows us to see things differently and sometimes leads to better communication. Prior to founding Organize 365, my entire life was reactive. Everyone else got to tell me what to do - the economy, my family, my stuff. I just kept reacting to what was happening in my environment. In 2011, I drew a line in the sand. Sink or swim, I am in charge of my life from here on out. I started by taking care of my home and began proactively attacking my life. Unless you actively decide to do planned work and work to create a life where the majority of your work is planned, you will remain in firefighting mode and continue to be reactive. Until I read The Phoenix Project, I did not even have a mindset for types of work like this. I did not realize the two other kinds of work we are talking about today were a thing that existed. Last week, we explored proactive and reactive types of work. Today, we add in maintenance and change orders. Work: Maintenance - maintenance is the repeating tasks that result in the care and upkeep of your home and life. Many people ask Organize 365 for a cleaning checklist or a home maintenance checklist. There are tons of them on Pinterest. However, if you are using the internet for a list consider how often you need to do the tasks. Are you sure everything you are doing on your checklist needs to be done (at all) or needs to be done as often as you are doing it? Your standard and comfort level is unique to you. Maintain at the level at which you want to maintain your home. Make a list of the tasks you want to be done - daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly timeline. Make sure that the frequency you assign each task matches with the home you want to have. Work: Change Orders - anytime things change, it creates work. When a person, assignment, or locations changes, you need to think through the new situation, and you need to do the work to make the change happen. Change is part of life - try not to add a lot of drama. Pivot, adjust, and keep making progress. Often, these kinds of change orders are reactive. Tip! With meetings, book 5-30 minutes after them for your change order work meeting. Follow up as immediately as possible - adjust the agenda (maintenance), and then get your to do items into your Sunday Basket or Friday Box, make decisions, give approvals, or adjust deadlines. At home, you may need to adjust to new dietary requirements or adjust for your energy level or adjust to someone else (sick kid, spouse stuck late at work, etc.). I have learned to proactively adjust my plans based on my energy levels. As I analyze my own patterns, I have learned that I need to have a certain kind of energy in order to be effective at content creation - writing books or recording podcasts. Other kinds of work I can do no matter what my energy level is at a given moment. I adjust my schedule each evening for the next day based on my energy level. I am giving you permission to make your own maintenance checklists and your own change orders. Just because we have work to do in our own homes, does not mean that we need to do it at a certain time or in a certain order or on a certain day. I give you permission to loosen the standards you have set for yourself that are so high. They may be robbing you of your joy. Do what is right for you. Try it without worrying. There is no failure, it is just an experiment.
31 min
Sorta Awesome
Sorta Awesome
Meg Tietz
Ep 269 Why are kids SO WEIRD?!
If you are looking for a laugh, there’s nothing quite so funny as thinking back on all the weird things you did as a kid! This week, Meg and Rebekah get nostalgic and laugh a LOT reminiscing about their own childhood weirdness like catching a school bus just to ride down the road and straight-up eating notebook paper. Then they share some funny, funny stories from the Awesomes! Plus something chocolatey and yummy plus highly flattering skinny jeans in Awesome of the Week! SORTA SPICY IS HERE, friends! Introducing the brand new series from Sorta Awesome where Meg, Rebekah, Kelly, and other Awesomes share the stuff you'll never hear on a regular episode. The Sorta Spicy series is exclusively available to our Super Star Awesomes who support us on Patreon. Don't miss out! THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS: CrateJoy: Get 30% off your first box when you sign up at cratejoy.com/awesome Amazon Music: Try Amazon Music UNLIMITED free for 30 days at amazon.com/sortaawesome LinkedIn: Go to linkedin.com/AWESOME and get a $50 credit toward your first job post. Terms and conditions apply. Magic Spoon: Go to magicspoon.com/AWESOME to grab a variety pack. Enter promo code AWESOME for free shipping. First Leaf: For six bottles of wine at $29.95 and free shipping, go to tryfirstleaf.com/awesome Thank you to all of our Sorta Awesome sponsors! SHOW NOTES: Meg’s AotW: Democracy Women’s Ab Solution Jegging Rebekah’s AotW: Heavenly Chocolate Butterscotch Chex Mix You can find Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! Find Rebekah on her blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this and every episode. And don’t forget to find us in the Sorta Awesome Hangout on Facebook or @sortaawesomeshow on Instagram, and @sortaawesomepod on Twitter!
59 min
Your Parenting Mojo - Respectful, research-based parenting ideas to help kids thrive
Your Parenting Mojo - Respectful, research-based parenting ideas to help kids thrive
Jen Lumanlan
125: Should you worry about technoference?
I often hear two related ideas about adults' screen usage around children. Sometimes the parent asking the question guiltily confesses to using screens around their children more than they would like, and to using screens as a momentary escape from the demands of parenting. Or the parent asking the question feels that they have found a sense of balance in their own screen usage, but worries about their partner who frequently ignores their child because they're so focused on a screen. In this episode we interview a luminary in the field of research related to children and screen usage: https://www.mottchildren.org/profile/4195/jenny-stillwaggon-radesky-md (Dr. Jenny Radesky), who is a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Michigan Medical School. Her research interests include the use of mobile technology by parents and young children, and how this relates to child self-regulation and parent-child interaction, and she was the lead author of the https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/138/5/e20162591 (2016 American Academy of Pediatrics policy statement on digital media use in early childhood). We'll learn whether you should be worried about Technoference, and some judgement-free steps you can take to navigate your (or your partner's) screen usage around your child.   [accordion] [accordion-item title="Click here to read the full transcript"] Jen 00:03 Hi, I’m Jen and I host the Your Parenting Mojo Podcast. We all want our children to lead fulfilling lives, but it can be so hard to keep up with the latest scientific research on child development and figure out whether and how to incorporate it into our own approach to parenting. Here at Your Parenting Mojo, I do the work for you by critically examining strategies and tools related to parenting and child development that are grounded in scientific research and principles of respectful parenting. If you’d like to be notified when new episodes are released and get a FREE Guide to 7 Parenting Myths That We Can Safely Leave Behind, seven fewer things to worry about, subscribe to the show at YourParentingMojo.com. You can also continue the conversation about the show with other listeners in the Your Parenting Mojo Facebook group. I do hope you’ll join us. Jen 01:00 Hello, everyone. Before we get into the topic of today's new episode, I wanted to let you know about my special Black Friday promotion that I have running now through midnight, Pacific time on Friday, November 27th. For this limited time, I'm offering access to my parenting membership for only $25 a month, and to my supporting your child's learning membership for only $35 a month. Now those of you who know me, and the show might be kind of surprised to hear me running a Black Friday promotion. After all, I get complaints about my left-leaning, anti-capitalist stance all the time. And I thought it would be doubly amusing to talk about this before an episode on technoference, which is when technology like our smartphones interferes with our relationships, because I imagine a number of you are planning technology related purchases for the holidays. Jen 01:43 But I decided to do this for two reasons. Firstly, I know these memberships can help you. I've seen so many parents transform their approach to parenting and get confident in supporting their child's love of learning through the memberships. And secondly, we're in a year when people are looking for holiday gifts that just don't involve bringing more stuff into our homes, and that also can't involve going out to museums and other places that may well be closed. And the parenting membership can really help you go from just hanging on to actually thriving in parenting. And the learning membership will help you make the best use of your time that you're already spending with your children to support their intrinsic love of learning. And third, things are completely aligned with
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