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Break the cycle of generational trauma by doing your own work, connecting to your authentic self, so that you can raise children who won’t have to recover from their childhoods.

Our Motto is: Raising Our Children, Growing Ourselves.

Authentic Parenting explores how you can find more calm, connection and joy in parenting through the process of self-discovery and inner growth with a trauma-informed lens.

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    • Kids & Family
    • 4.8 • 202 Ratings

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Break the cycle of generational trauma by doing your own work, connecting to your authentic self, so that you can raise children who won’t have to recover from their childhoods.

Our Motto is: Raising Our Children, Growing Ourselves.

Authentic Parenting explores how you can find more calm, connection and joy in parenting through the process of self-discovery and inner growth with a trauma-informed lens.

Enjoy!

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    Colonoscopy and Cannolis

    Colonoscopy and Cannolis

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    • 46 min
    A Philosophical Understanding of Anxiety with Samir Chopra, PhD

    A Philosophical Understanding of Anxiety with Samir Chopra, PhD

    Samir Chopra is a philosophical counselor and professor emeritus of Philosophy at Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. 
    At times difficult and emotional today’s conversation may not be everyone’s cup of tea, I acknowledge that, but I encourage you to stay present and curious and explore what might show up for you. Because ultimately it’s a conversation about what it means to love. 
    I hope this episode will add a new layer in aiding you to reflect, reconsider and reconceptualize anxiety.
    We don’t have to be anxious about being anxious. Embracing our anxiety can be a portal to self-discovery and freedom.
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    Join us for LIVE Podcast '24–our signature event featuring past guest of the show Seth Gillihan. 
    WHEN: Saturday, April 27
    WHERE: Princeton, NJ
    TOPIC: Finding Healing, Peace and Joy
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    Watch this short trailer with last' year's highlights. 
    This is epsiode 400! Hooray! Anna and a few loyal listeners talk about the podcast and its impact on their lives. What they have learned, how they have grown and why are they still here after many years. They mention the Support Calls that Anna started during the pandemic back in March 2020. They are still ongoing and they are free. Hear what people had to say about the support calls in this audio clip. 
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    I would be thrilled to support you in your parenting journey!
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    With gratitude,
    Anna Seewald
    Parent Educator, Keynote Speaker, Author
    www.authenticparenting.com
     
     

    • 59 min
    The Big 400! Let's Celebrate!

    The Big 400! Let's Celebrate!

    LIVE EVENT
    Join us for LIVE Podcast '24–our signature event featuring past guest of the show Seth Gillihan. 
    WHEN: Saturday, April 27
    WHERE: Princeton, NJ
    TOPIC: Finding Healing, Peace and Joy
    TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/finding-healing-peace-and-joy-tickets-834775033597
    Watch this short trailer with last' year's highlights. 
    This is epsiode 400! Hooray! Anna and a few loyal listeners talk about the podcast and its impact on their lives. What they have learned, how they have grown and why are they still here after many years. They mention the Support Calls that Anna started during the pandemic back in March 2020. They are still ongoing and they are free. Hear what people had to say about the support calls in this audio clip. 
    Thank you for being a listener! 
    SUPPORT THE SHOW, SHOW YOUR LOVE
    Become a patron on Patreon.com  Make a one-time donation in any amount to say “Thank you!” Rate or write a review FULL SHOW NOTES
    www.authenticparenting.com/podcast
    HOW TO WORK WITH ANNA
    I would be thrilled to support you in your parenting journey!
    All listeners get 10% off on my services.
    Private Coaching Online courses and classes GET IN TOUCH
    Comments, questions, feedback, and love notes 
    USA listeners call 732-763-2576 and leave a voicemail. International listeners use the FREE Speak Pipe tool on my website Email: info@authenticparenting.com STAY CONNECTED
    Instagram Facebook Group-Authentic Parenting Community Thank you for listening! 
    With gratitude,
    Anna Seewald
    Parent Educator, Keynote Speaker, Author
    www.authenticparenting.com
     
     

    • 56 min
    How to Rest Better

    How to Rest Better

    Join us for LIVE Podcast '24–our signature event featuring past guest of the show Seth Gillihan. 
    WHEN: Saturday, April 27
    WHERE: Princeton, NJ
    TOPIC: Finding Healing, Peace and Joy
    TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/finding-healing-peace-and-joy-tickets-834775033597
    Watch this short trailer with last' year's highlights. 
     
    SUPPORT THE SHOW, SHOW YOUR LOVE
    Become a patron on Patreon.com Make a one-time donation in any amount to say “Thank you!” Rate or write a review FULL SHOW NOTES
    www.authenticparenting.com/podcast
    HOW TO WORK WITH ANNA
    I would be thrilled to support you in your parenting journey!
    All listeners get 10% off on my services.
    Private Coaching Online courses and classes GET IN TOUCH
    Comments, questions, feedback, and love notes 
    USA listeners call 732-763-2576 and leave a voicemail. International listeners use the FREE Speak Pipe tool on my website Email: info@authenticparenting.com STAY CONNECTED
    Instagram Facebook Group-Authentic Parenting Community Thank you for listening! 
    With gratitude,
    Anna Seewald
    Parent Educator, Keynote Speaker, Author
    www.authenticparenting.com
     
     

    • 49 min
    Death and Cupcakes with Kristy Lauricella

    Death and Cupcakes with Kristy Lauricella

    When you think of death, or if you think of death, do you imagine cupcakes? Apparently some folks do. More specifically Kristy Lauricella tune in to my thought-provoking, emotion-stirring and surpassingly enjoyable conversation all about death with Kristy. You will also find it helpful Kristy shared some practical advice about taking care of certain business.
    Are you scared of death? Do you have experience with witnessing someone die?
    Listen to DEATH AND CUPCAKES and explore with us whether the dying person has awareness of the fact that they are dying, learn to stretch your discomfort around uncomfortable subjects, and hear how I want to die.
     
    Do you ever think about were were you before your birth and do we go to the same place after death?
    JOIN US for LIVE Podcast '24! 
    To learn more and get your ticket >>> https://www.eventbrite.com/e/finding-healing-peace-and-joy-tickets-834775033597
    Watch the trailer on YouTube with last year's highlights. 
    SUPPORT THE SHOW, SHOW YOUR LOVE
    Become a patron on Patreon.com  Make a one-time donation in any amount to say “Thank you!” Rate or write a review FULL SHOW NOTES
    www.authenticparenting.com/podcast
    HOW TO WORK WITH ANNA
    I would be thrilled to support you in your parenting journey!
    All listeners get 10% off on my services.
    Private Coaching Online courses and classes GET IN TOUCH
    Comments, questions, feedback, and love notes 
    USA listeners call 732-763-2576 and leave a voicemail. International listeners use the FREE Speak Pipe tool on my website Email: info@authenticparenting.com STAY CONNECTED
    Instagram Facebook Group-Authentic Parenting Community Thank you for listening! 
    With gratitude,
    Anna Seewald
    Parent Educator, Keynote Speaker, Author
    www.authenticparenting.com
     
     

    • 54 min
    BONUS: Excerpt from Over the Influence: Why Social Media is Toxic for Women and Girls - And How We Can Take it Back by Kara Alaimo

    BONUS: Excerpt from Over the Influence: Why Social Media is Toxic for Women and Girls - And How We Can Take it Back by Kara Alaimo

    Excerpted with permission of Penguin Random House Audio from Over the Influence: Why Social Media is Toxic for Women and Girls - And How We Can Take it Back by Kara Alaimo; Read by Sarah Mollo-Christensen. © 2024 Kara Alaimo ℗ Penguin Random House, LLC.
    Listen to the author's interivew on the podcast in epsiode 397: Why Social Media is Toxic for Women and Girls

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
202 Ratings

202 Ratings

perdy_mama ,

Excellent content for both parents and for child-free adults!!

I’ve been listening to Anna for about a year, and she quickly made it onto my listen-to-every-episode list. Over the past year, I’ve sent multiple episodes to my child-free friends because the content is so applicable to adults in general. Having said that, her guidance and suggestions and even just her personal musings have brought so much richness to my parenting approaches. Her content has helped me cultivate a deeper level of self-compassion, positive self-talk, and sincere self-care, which has all worked together to make parenting easier without changing a thing about my kid’s behavior. I’ve listened to many episodes multiple times, including How to Regulate Your Nervous System, and Mother Hunger: How Adult Daughters Can Understand and Heal From Lost Protection, Guidance and Nurturance. I’ve listened to both of these three times, and I’m sure I’m not done. Her content has also helped me cultivate a deeper sense of sincere empathy for my kid, and helped me focus on developing strategies for connection and collaboration with them versus ways to change their behaviors. As a consequence, I’m seeing far more desired behaviors without the power struggles.

I recommend this show to anyone hoping to heal from childhood trauma in order to live a life with contentment, ease, compassion and delight. Being a parent is not required.

laurenann053 ,

So grateful for this podcast.

Anna’s parenting wisdom has been helping me for the past eight years of my parenting, and for that I am so grateful. I love how real she is and how she coaches with no judgment, just compassion. I refer back to this podcast constantly for different topics, since she’s covered so much. And her guest speakers are just as inspirational as she is. One of my favorite parenting podcasts/resources for sure!

Mactonight12 ,

Great parenting resource

Anna does a lovely job with finding authors, methods, and discuss new ideas in the parenting space that help to stop generational patterns. Helping parents determine who they are and how they want to show up authentically.

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