372 episodes

Mothering can be an inspired journey to our most glittering, authentic, passionate, creative and connected selves. Through the mirror offered to us by our children, we are taken to every hurt, unmet need, and also every joy and excitement we’ve ever experienced. We want every woman and mother to give themselves and those around them the compassion, love and healing they so readily offer their children, but rarely allow themselves. Journey with us as we discuss the many layers of being a mother today, where we have come from and where we want to go. Learn tools to connect with yourself, offer compassion to those parts we’d rather deny and get back in love with yourself, motherhood and who you are as a feminine woman.

Nourishing the Mother The Wellness Couch

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.8 • 156 Ratings

Mothering can be an inspired journey to our most glittering, authentic, passionate, creative and connected selves. Through the mirror offered to us by our children, we are taken to every hurt, unmet need, and also every joy and excitement we’ve ever experienced. We want every woman and mother to give themselves and those around them the compassion, love and healing they so readily offer their children, but rarely allow themselves. Journey with us as we discuss the many layers of being a mother today, where we have come from and where we want to go. Learn tools to connect with yourself, offer compassion to those parts we’d rather deny and get back in love with yourself, motherhood and who you are as a feminine woman.

    NTM 372: Body basics…our top 4 daily actions for loving your body

    NTM 372: Body basics…our top 4 daily actions for loving your body

    This episode is all about the practice of relationship with your body, not an arrival point or destination laden with expectation. 
    In this episode we recognise that relationship with our bodies is a lifelong process and includes repulsion, indifferent and revelation. 
    In this episode we discuss:
     ⁃ The drive to always want to make your body different or better
     ⁃ Living in a society that has a disdain for ageing
     ⁃ Finding ways to appreciate your body for what it can do and feel 
     ⁃ Holding neural pathways that reinforce pain or rigidity 
     ⁃ Gentle, rhythmic movement that brings connection 
     ⁃ Training yourself to reorient back towards your body
     ⁃ Taking stock of what you’re not doing for yourself that’s contributing to how you feel; ie. not having water, lunch, broth on hand in winter. 
     ⁃ Being intentional with how you want to meet the world
     ⁃ Changing the Patriarchail narrative on yourself
     ⁃ Universal laws that impact your mindset
     ⁃ Balancing appreciation and loosening the grip of wrongness


    To explore feminine embodiment, intimacy and relationship in Honey Club with Julie, visit https://julietenner.love/

    To explore conscious parenting and inspiring motherhood in Reimagining Motherhood with Bridget, visit https://www.bridgetwood.life/

    • 29 min
    NTM 371: Our top 4 go-to’s when you’re in a collapse

    NTM 371: Our top 4 go-to’s when you’re in a collapse

    We all have a pattern of collapse, what’s yours? It can feel like you’re in a fight or flight response, have dropped your bundle, lost your capacity entirely or are flooded by overwhelm. You can find yourself spiralling in thoughts of self-hatred…and we ALL get here from time to time.
    It’s not about avoiding getting here, it’s about having the strategies and structure for when you do.
    In this episode we discuss:
    What to do when you feel like you can’t climb outFocusing on what you can anchor toRecognising you’re spiralling when all the little things trigger youBringing yourself into the present by orienting to space and timeRecognising old patterns of using blame and shame as strategiesQuestioning when your boundaries have been washed over so many times, that you’re now resentfulWhen we move our body, we move our mindRecognising fear that you’re plunging into the unknown and supporting yourself to create safety.Sharing your messiness rather than being ‘already solved’Letting yourself rejuvenate in Mother NatureIncreasing sensory play stations for your kidsBeing self-disciplined on when you’re ‘checking out’Creating a vibe in your home
    To explore feminine embodiment, intimacy and relationship in Honey Club with Julie, visit https://julietenner.love/

    To explore conscious parenting and inspiring motherhood in Reimagining Motherhood with Bridget, visit https://www.bridgetwood.life/

    • 34 min
    NTM 370: Recession proofing your family financially and emotionally with Coco, the astro-economist - Part 2

    NTM 370: Recession proofing your family financially and emotionally with Coco, the astro-economist - Part 2

    If you can’t deal with your emotions, you can’t deal with your money. So in this episode with Coco the astro economist, we talk building your intuition to build your wealth, working on your self-worth to build you net worth, busting your ‘hard work’ beliefs, and not waiting for the perfect time. We also explore how empowering ourselves as mothers, empowers our daughters so they may free themselves from a life of financial abuse.

    In this two-part series we cover:
    * The crippling effect of the fear of 'losing it all' that holds you and your family back
    * What a good money manager is and how to become one
    * Your self-worth underpins your ability to make money and build your wealth
    * Make love to the numbers you hate
    * Earning more than your partner is not a bad thing, you just usher in a new version of your partner
    * Choosing intuition over intellect towards financial growth
    * Following the small signs each day to build a strong trust in your own intuition
    * We can subconsciously sabotage ourselves and 'lose it all' in order to stay connected to our friends and family circles
    * The importance of building a network that helps you go through the ceiling - your network is your net-worth!
    * You first have to trust your own intuition, then you 'train' your family/partner to trust it
    * Everything has a gift, what is your gift right now? Especially when life has dealt you a huge challenge.
    * The difference between intuition and emotion and how to nuance the difference for yourself
    * economic cycles have synergy with astrological cycles
    * How to 'read the media' for where we're at in the bull or bare cycles
    * How to beat FOMO - everything has an 'opportunity cost' - it's only important that you're grounded and in-alignment with YOUR values, comparison is death
    * focusing on where you CAN monetise

    To connect with Coco, find her on Instagram at @iamcocodee and at https://coralinedufroux.com

    To explore feminine embodiment, intimacy and relationship in Honey Club with Julie, visit https://julietenner.love/

    To explore conscious parenting and inspiring motherhood in Reimagining Motherhood with Bridget, visit https://www.bridgetwood.life/

    • 44 min
    NTM 369: Recession proofing your family financially and emotionally with Coco, the astro-economist - Part 1

    NTM 369: Recession proofing your family financially and emotionally with Coco, the astro-economist - Part 1

    If you can’t deal with your emotions, you can’t deal with your money. So in this episode with Coco the astro economist, we talk building your intuition to build your wealth, working on your self-worth to build you net worth, busting your ‘hard work’ beliefs, and not waiting for the perfect time. We also explore how empowering ourselves as mothers, empowers our daughters so they may free themselves from a life of financial abuse.

    In this two-part series we cover:
    * The crippling effect of the fear of 'losing it all' that holds you and your family back
    * What a good money manager is and how to become one
    * Your self-worth underpins your ability to make money and build your wealth
    * Make love to the numbers you hate
    * Earning more than your partner is not a bad thing, you just usher in a new version of your partner
    * Choosing intuition over intellect towards financial growth
    * Following the small signs each day to build a strong trust in your own intuition
    * We can subconsciously sabotage ourselves and 'lose it all' in order to stay connected to our friends and family circles
    * The importance of building a network that helps you go through the ceiling - your network is your net-worth!
    * You first have to trust your own intuition, then you 'train' your family/partner to trust it
    * Everything has a gift, what is your gift right now? Especially when life has dealt you a huge challenge.
    * The difference between intuition and emotion and how to nuance the difference for yourself
    * economic cycles have synergy with astrological cycles
    * How to 'read the media' for where we're at in the bull or bare cycles
    * How to beat FOMO - everything has an 'opportunity cost' - it's only important that you're grounded and in-alignment with YOUR values, comparison is death
    * focusing on where you CAN monetise

    To connect with Coco, find her on Instagram at @iamcocodee and at https://coralinedufroux.com

    To explore feminine embodiment, intimacy and relationship in Honey Club with Julie, visit https://julietenner.love/

    To explore conscious parenting and inspiring motherhood in Reimagining Motherhood with Bridget, visit https://www.bridgetwood.life/

    • 44 min
    NTM 368: When you're scared you can't get off the merry-go-round of sick kids

    NTM 368: When you're scared you can't get off the merry-go-round of sick kids

    It's the season for feeling hostage to sick kids and chained to frustration. So we want you to feel less alone, and more loved up as you navigate it all. We talk around three areas in this podcast, beginning with: you're not alone, normalising frustration and how to find the silver lining.

    In this episode we discuss:
    - Order and chaos as part of a healthy life
    - The attachments you have to what the merry go round means
    - The polarisations that keep you self-minimising
    - There is no merry-go-round to get off of
    - Returning to what your basic needs are
    - Creating spaciousness by allowing to vent and release in safe spaces
    - Expanding emotional capacity and flexibility
    - Supporting yourself to be 'sick fit'
    - Loving the season you're in

    To explore feminine embodiment, intimacy and relationship in Honey Club with Julie, visit https://julietenner.love/

    To explore conscious parenting and inspiring motherhood in Reimagining Motherhood with Bridget, visit https://www.bridgetwood.life/

    • 1 hr 1 min
    NTM 367: The real deal: what 7 years of podcasting with kids looks like

    NTM 367: The real deal: what 7 years of podcasting with kids looks like

    This week marks our 7 year anniversary of the launch of our podcast - Nourishing the Mother. So with sick-babe in arms, we record a podcast reflecting on what it's been like to run business alongside motherhood with freedom, flexibility and compassion front of mind.  

    In this episode we discuss: 
    - Our potent memories, defining moments and deep gratitude for what this experience has given us 
    - Running business and family as top values together 
    - Trusting you won't know how, but you'll work it out and having the courage to leap 
    - Being willing to pivot, fall flat and get up again, because your why is so important 
    - Building windows of tolerance and holding yourself in the tension for longer 
    - Weaving wisdom from a shit show day 
    - Finding bandwidth when you thought you had none 
    - Seeing your work in the world as part of your wellbeing 
    - Creating and allowing imperfection 
    - Harnessing the time you have 
    - Choosing your hard 
    - Giving others permission by showing up


    To explore feminine embodiment, intimacy and relationship in Honey Club with Julie, visit https://julietenner.love/

    To explore conscious parenting and inspiring motherhood in Reimagining Motherhood with Bridget, visit https://www.bridgetwood.life/

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
156 Ratings

156 Ratings

Snerly Rigonal ,

Really makes me feel nourished

This podcast is unlike so many other podcasts aimed at mother’s. It’s not the pretentious or egotistical banter that I often come across. These women are gentle and real and have done a lot of work to get to where they are. They have the experience of consciously parenting and reparenting their own children and balancing that with journeying to greater feminine empowerment. I just love it!

Skinny-to-be ,

My favourite podcast of all time

I have been listening to this podcast since I was only a few weeks pregnant with my daughter who is now nearly 6 years old! I have gleaned insight and wisdom which has taken me through 2 incredible birth experiences, right through toddlerhood and up to starting school. My relationship with my husband and friends are richer as a result of the conversations I feel like I’ve been part of. I’ve laughed and nodded along and taken notes and recommended to so many of my friends. Thanks Julie and Bridget for accompanying me on my journey!

Lena Lettau ,

So much gratitude for this podcast in my life 🙃

This podcast has been such a source of learning, inspiration, support and company as I’ve ventured back into motherhood ten years after my first child. I am constantly awed by how much I soak up & take away from these two wise women! I wish I had had access to this kind of insight when I was going through motherhood for the first time...

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