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Mindful Mama Mentor Hunter Clarke-Fields shares inspiration, interviews, and more. Mindful Mama is about becoming a less irritable, more joyful parent. We know that you cannot give what you do not have. And when you are thriving, when you have calm and peace within – then you can give it to your children. Learn about Mindful Parenting. Listen and get inspired!

Mindful Mama - Parenting with Mindfulness Hunter Clarke-Fields

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.7 • 21 Ratings

Mindful Mama Mentor Hunter Clarke-Fields shares inspiration, interviews, and more. Mindful Mama is about becoming a less irritable, more joyful parent. We know that you cannot give what you do not have. And when you are thriving, when you have calm and peace within – then you can give it to your children. Learn about Mindful Parenting. Listen and get inspired!

    Simpler, More Natural Parenting - Rachel Rainbolt

    Simpler, More Natural Parenting - Rachel Rainbolt

    Simpler living is appealing to thoughtful parents in our materialistic world. It can give us a sense of rest and ease. But how do we get there from busy lives? My guest, Rachel Rainbolt helps us move from overwhelmed, to calm.

    Takeaways:

    1. Kids absorb their environment.
    2. When we have the intention to join with our child, we get out of the house more easily.
    3. We need to pull together our intuition with science and research.

    Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    When Your Child Is Trans - Paria Hassouri

    When Your Child Is Trans - Paria Hassouri

    What is it like when your child tells you they are trans? This happened to Paria Hassouri when her then son, came out as a girl at 13 years old. Find out what it’s like parenting a transgender teen.

    Takeaways:

    1. Our children need us to trust and support them when they come out as trans.
    2. As a mom, she experienced denial, anger, and grief at this change.
    3. Girls are often celebrated for being strong, but we also need to celebrate boys for being soft.

    Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans no

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Raising Free People - Akilah Richards

    Raising Free People - Akilah Richards

    Does the school system keep our kids' curiosity alive? This year, you may be frustrated with your child's education. In this episode, I talk to Akilah Richards about her story of disenchantment and the big step of moving to self-directed learning.

    Takeaways:

    1. Examining the beliefs we take for granted frees us from harmful patterns.
    2. Conventional education can be about being told what to do.
    3. There is no arrival point, unlearning is the process.

    Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now!

    • 1 hr 4 min
    How To Talk To Kids About Diversity - Carolyn Helsel & Y. Joy Harris-Smith

    How To Talk To Kids About Diversity - Carolyn Helsel & Y. Joy Harris-Smith

    Talking about differences can be hard and uncomfortable. It’s our job to raise the next generation to respect and learn from people who are different from themselves. Carolyn Helsel and Y. Joy Harris-Smith offer practical ways to build compassion in our children.

    Takeaways:

    1. We have to practice restraint when answering questions from kids.
    2. Our kids watch everything we say and do.
    3. Food can be a great entry point to experience different cultures.

    Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Nurture Shock - Ashley Merryman

    Nurture Shock - Ashley Merryman

    Sometimes truths about parenting go against the grain—against what we assume is natural or normal. Ashley Merryman loves to find research that debunks conventionally held truths. Learn about the problem with praise, and what are some of the best ways to respond to kids.

    Takeaways:

    1. Kids who are overpraised underperform.
    2. Little kids lie because they don’t want to disappoint.
    3. You can catch bad behavior from others.

    Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    How To Live - Rick Hanson

    How To Live - Rick Hanson

    Parenting can be depleting all around. The greater the challenges we’re experiencing, the greater the resources we need to meet these challenges. I talk to Dr. Rick Hanson about this and how mindfulness can be a primary resource for us.

    Takeaways:

    1. The greatest unacknowledged health problem in the developed world is mothers' long-term stress.
    2. Body awareness can disrupt preoccupations.
    3. We can move from having experiences to cultivating traits.

    Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now!

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

kqwpg ,

A voice of wisdom, kindness, and clarity for parents

Hunter’s beautiful and insightful manner comes through clearly in her incredibly curated selection of interviews. She offers a grounding presence (which is impressive to do through earbuds alone!) and brings parents into the present moment with gentleness but firmness, to help create a mindful and intentional path forward. Thank you Hunter for sharing your incredible wisdom!

Glofie ,

A true mentor!

As a new mama this podcast has been a lifesaver! It's inspiring, refreshing and makes everything feel ok! I love the guest speakers and her pal Carla! I always end up on a new path to other books and inspiring speakers!

DanielaHershberg ,

Great podcast for mindful parenting!

I love the new focus of this podcast with Hunter!

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