39 episodes

Hosted by Dr. Melissa Longo, each episode offers a lively discussion with an everyday mom who rocks! Every show you’ll hear women from all ages and stages of motherhood sharing their stories and life experiences, leaving you with practical tips, ideas and inspiration to help you rock your life.

Everyday Rockstar Moms Dr. Melissa Longo

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.6, 14 Ratings

Hosted by Dr. Melissa Longo, each episode offers a lively discussion with an everyday mom who rocks! Every show you’ll hear women from all ages and stages of motherhood sharing their stories and life experiences, leaving you with practical tips, ideas and inspiration to help you rock your life.

    ERM 038: Lauren Patchell | Positive Co-Parenting, Being Present With Your Child & Making Yourself A Priority

    ERM 038: Lauren Patchell | Positive Co-Parenting, Being Present With Your Child & Making Yourself A Priority

    Lauren Patchell is a young mother who is finding the balance between career and quality of life. She has worked hard at focusing spending time on moments worth sharing as well as creating financial stability for my family. The outdoors and culinary arts have always been my passions, during my down time I take full advantage!
    In this conversation with Dr. Melissa Longo, Lauren openly shares her experiences with creating a successful co-parenting arrangement and the amazing, but roller coaster ride of mothering a young boy. Lauren shares the pivotal moments that reminded her to take care of herself, and how she found the courage to take a step back and evaluate the priorities in her life.  Lauren also offers her ideas for creating a support system, finding time for her own interests, and how she stays calm during challenging times.
    Another great conversation with an everyday rockstar mom! Check it out.
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    • 20 min
    ERM 037: Lorri Fleming | Nurturing Families At The Womb

    ERM 037: Lorri Fleming | Nurturing Families At The Womb

    Lorri Fleming is a mom to 2 adult children, Cole 22 and Kyra 19 and has been happily married for almost 25 years. Lorri is a Doula, Parent Educator and Co-founder of The WOMB in Milton, Ontario where she is passionate about Nourishing, Nurturing and Inspiring families through life!
    In this conversation with Dr Melissa Longo Lori talks about how life changes with adult children, and why she believes that nurturing comes from wrapping our arms around our children, while at other times from letting go. Lori openly shares some of the struggles she and her husband have experienced, but how their faith, strong communication and the support of others has helped keep their family strong.
    With her children growing up Lori has been able to focus her attention on opening her dream business - The Womb, a place for all things pregnancy, postpartum and life with children. In this space Lori shines and works with other moms to help them find support, inspiration and ways to care for themselves and their new families.
    Another great conversation with another everyday rockstar mom!

    • 29 min
    ERM 036: Kathy Boose | Entrepreneurial Life, Active Living & Listening To Your Own Voice

    ERM 036: Kathy Boose | Entrepreneurial Life, Active Living & Listening To Your Own Voice

    Kathy Boose lives an active life in Collingwood Ontario with her husband Jason and two children, Damen and Abby. She has spent her career in Recreation, Fitness, and leads classes at various studios in the Collingwood area.
    Ready for a change to better support her active family’s needs, Kathy decided to use her 20 years of expertise in Lifesaving skills to launch her own business and now teaches Standard First Aid, CPR and AED training sessions, as well as training for youth such as Babysitter, Home Alone and Lifesaving Courses.
    Kathy is passionate about her family and her business, and you’ll hear it in this interview with Dr. Melissa Longo!
    During the conversation Kathy shares the big risk she took to become an entrepreneur, but why it has been an amazing change in her lifestyle and allows her to be more present with her kids. Kathy shares some of the ways she manages mom-life and business life, as well as how she and her partner keep their marriage strong.
    Living life to the fullest and putting her family first are her ultimate goals. You can learn more about Kathy on her website www.trainingforlife.ca or contact her at kathy@trainingforlife.ca.
    Another great conversation with an everyday rockstar mom! check it out

    • 36 min
    ERM 035: [Dr. Melissa QUICK TIP] Watch Your Words!

    ERM 035: [Dr. Melissa QUICK TIP] Watch Your Words!

    The words that we choose to describe ourselves and our actions can either support our emotional wellbeing, or harm us.   What are you saying to yourself when you make a mistake or when you are facing a difficulty? Is you inner chatter kind? Or sometimes nasty? In this episode Dr. Melissa Longo shares the importance of paying attention to the words we use, and why it’s important to make them count!  When you change the way you speak to yourself, you’ll notice you will recover more easily from mistakes, feel better about yourself, and make gains in your confidence as a woman.

    • 4 min
    ERM 034: Melissa Enfield | Yoga Philosophy For Everyday Life, Big Picture Thinking & Post Partum Anxiety

    ERM 034: Melissa Enfield | Yoga Philosophy For Everyday Life, Big Picture Thinking & Post Partum Anxiety

    Melissa Enfield is a Yoga, Pilates and Ballet Barre instructor in Collingwood, ON.  Her crazy life includes two wild little boys, one large husband and a new puppy - because why not? Having suffered post partum anxiety after both pregnancies, these days Melissa focuses her fitness practice on using our connection to our bodies to calm the anxieties of life.  Through Buddha Rider Yoga and Cycle Studio in Collingwood, Melissa teaches a variety of classes including fitness for new parents as well as an introduction to yoga for children.  Her sense of humor and empathetic approach to guiding humans big and small through the process of physical awareness defines her work. 
    In this interview with Dr. Melissa Longo, Melissa candidly shares her experience with post partum anxiety, and what helped her get through it. Melissa also discusses how the yoga philosophy shapes her daily life, and how living with an attention to taking care of yourself as a woman is key to being present for your family.
    Another great interview with another everyday rockstar mom!

    • 43 min
    ERM 033: What's Your Word For 2017?

    ERM 033: What's Your Word For 2017?

    What do you want 2017 to look like for your business and your family? What are the most important things for you to achieve and learn, and how do you want to feel? More importantly, how are you going to make some changes?
    Listen to this episode with Dr. Melissa Longo to hear her top strategy for setting her intention and directing all goals for the 12 months ahead. 
     

    • 11 min

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