In a world where so many women have shed past notions of what being a mom looks like, who can listeners turn to for real talk on soulful motherhood? Through this weekly podcast, host, Nicole De Leon, a long-time surfer, teacher, yoga instructor, adventurer and now new mother, seeks to candidly talk about the realities of modern motherhood, especially as it affects the pursuit of one’s own interests while remaining a soulful parent. In this podcast, guest moms will share inspiring stories of how they persisted in living out their truest passions and purpose in spite of – and often as a result of – adversity and struggle. Nicole’s hope is that through this podcast mothers will be encouraged to believe in their dreams and prioritize joyful lives in order to teach their children to do the same.
How being an Independent/Adventurous Mama can Create Mom Guilt with Freelance Adventurer Lindsey Lapointe
Mom guilt. None of us mamas are immune to it. Many of us in this community are independent, adventure-seekers. Unfortunately this comes with societal and internal pressures which can lead to mom guilt. Today's guest Lindsey Lapointe would receive comments when she would go on her all women's trip once a year once she became a mother. Lindsey shares how it was difficult to return to being a freelance adventurer, especially after having her second child, and how the stigma for women is different for men.
114: "How to find the magic within & live the life of your dreams, even as busy mamas with mama of two Meghan Schoneberger"
Is living the life of our dreams something that we actually believe is possible? I know I have used many excuses in the past of why that isn't really possible. But why do we tell ourselves limiting beliefs so often? Today's guest decided to trust herself enough to create real magic. Meghan Schoneberger is a talented singer/songwriter, reiki master and friend who left her conventional job to pursue her real passions and help others. I admire her courage to walk the road less travelled.
How to pursue your creative passions with kids with writer Brittany Bergman
How can we connect with our innate creativity when we have so many responsibilities as mamas? Todays mama, Brittany L. Bergman, author and mama, is going to tell us why we shouldn't lose sight of our identities as women. We are capable of more than we can imagine. Brittany invites women into her life &wants them to feel seen and known through her words. She's the author of the book Expecting Wonder: The Transformative Experience of Becoming a Mother.
How to be interdependent and not co-dependent in motherhood, with writer/photographer Kara Block
Today’s ocean mama is a multi faceted lover of all things creative, mother to a nine year old boy and published writer. Kara Block is a fellow surf mama who has that knowing glimmer in her eye, that proves her heart is forever tied to the water. After knowing her as a mutual friend for years, I am excited to speak to her many passions today. Her book : “the Cultivation of Life is the Practice” she speaks a lot of surrendering to what IS and how looking at our pain can lead to a type of rebirth.
How to empower yourself as a mom through business with business coach Aria Leighty
Today’s guest believes in mom empowerment& loves providing opportunities for mom owned businesses. Aria Leighty is a mama of (14) and the Founder and CEO of The MOB Nation, a National Alliance of Mom-Owned Businesses. Aria is a business mentor that helps moms get out of their own way, sparkle up their mindset, step in to their power, and live their dream life. Aria tells mamas to “own their power, share their gifts, & shine their own light” and will be sharing how she does that with her community
"How to find peace & presence when your child has stage four cancer. With adventure mama Kady Lieber.
Childhood cancer. Something not spoken about unless we go through the horrific experience. Today's mama Kady Lieber has travelled around the world with her kids, but more importantly she is a mom who has had to endure a child with stage 4 brain cancer at only 17 months old. Kady is here to tell us that even though it is scary to think or talk about, childhood cancer can teach you how to live I the moment as if it were your last, & teach us to have gratitude for even the seemingly smallest of things.