158 episodes

Join Amanda as she is sitting down with other moms and having the tough conversations surrounding motherhood. Amanda is a full time working mom who's passionate about discussing the "taboo" topics of motherhood. Join Amanda as she gets honest as a mother on her own feelings about what motherhood is really like.

Honest as a Mother https://www.buzzsprout.com/1134104/episodes

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Join Amanda as she is sitting down with other moms and having the tough conversations surrounding motherhood. Amanda is a full time working mom who's passionate about discussing the "taboo" topics of motherhood. Join Amanda as she gets honest as a mother on her own feelings about what motherhood is really like.

    Intrusive Thoughts and Postpartum Anxiety with Kate Borsato

    Intrusive Thoughts and Postpartum Anxiety with Kate Borsato

    Amanda is joined by Kate Borsato who is a mother, and a liscensed therapist for maternal mental health to discuss Postpartum Anxiety and Intrusive Thoughts.

    Included in this episode:
    Intrusive thoughts - What are they? What are the different types?Are intrusive thoughts stemming from Anxiety?Can Dads get intrusive thoughts in the postpartum period?When should a mother seek help?Do they only come in the postpartum period?How to deal with an intrusive thought when it comes throughFollow Kate on IG @kateborstato or @theperinatalcollective

    • 35 min
    First Solo Podcast of 2023

    First Solo Podcast of 2023

    *** TRIGGER WARNING ***

    Amanda is discussing Lindsay Clancy on this solo episode, postpartum depression, suicide and postpartum psychosis.

    This episode is to normalizing the world of maternal mental health and allow moms to know they are not alone.

    Sending love and light to thr Clancy family xoxo.

    Follow Amanda on IG @honest.as.a.mother_

    • 13 min
    Learning to use the Parenting Compass with Cynthia Muchnick

    Learning to use the Parenting Compass with Cynthia Muchnick

    Amanda is joined by mother, speaker, advocate and best-selling author, Cynthia Muchnick to talk all things parenting.

    Included in this episode:
    The pressure we can put on our children to be who we want them be, and not who they are. How can we change this?Social media and mental health of teensMental Health of children overallGrades - Why are we putting so much pressure on grades?College and University - does it really matter which one they go to?Follow Cynthia on IG @parentingcompass

    Check out their website (and buy the book): www.parentcompassbook.com

    • 1 hr
    Mental Health Check In with Katie Langdon

    Mental Health Check In with Katie Langdon

    Amanda and Katie are back to check in with one another and speak about mental health issues with themselves and talk about the stigma that is still so high with mental health.

    Included in this episode:
    How we both know our mental health is declining#bellletstalk - Lets actually talk PLEASE BellWhat we do to better our mental healthLosing ourselves in motherhood, but did we or we're we lost long ago?Friendships changing and evolving and how it effects us What mental health can look likeTwitch DyingFollow Katie on IG @katiellangdon and Amanda @honest.as.a.mother_

    • 49 min
    Concious Parenting with Lavender Morantz

    Concious Parenting with Lavender Morantz

    Amanda is joined by Ted Talk Speaker, Author, Mother and Concious Parenting Coach and she is here to teach us how to become more concious parents.

    Included in this episode:
    Lavender shares how we can let go of shame by sharing our secrets. She openly talks about her struggles to allow others to know they can do this as wellConcious parenting - What is it? How can we become more concious parentsThe power of affirmation for both our children and the parentsThe power of meditationFollow Lavender on IG @lavendermorantz

    Purchase her books : https://www.amazon.ca/Am-Collection-Affirmations-ages-99/dp/1989716822/ref=sr_1_1?gclid=Cj0KCQiAiJSeBhCCARIsAHnAzT_62sjdh-JZVJaMf7YKwlA7f4hAcbY-4nlI21flmK8QWa1PA4jnpekaAiT9EALw_wcB&hvadid=636409772762&hvdev=c&hvlocphy=9000872&hvnetw=g&hvqmt=e&hvrand=14542683825478046869&hvtargid=kwd-1931863592368&hydadcr=16490_13432546&keywords=lavender+morantz&qid=1673889566&rnid=5264023011&s=books&sr=1-1

    • 48 min
    Postpartum Nutrition and Postpartum Bodies with Laura Lima

    Postpartum Nutrition and Postpartum Bodies with Laura Lima

    Amanda is joined by Laura Lima who is a hollistic nutritionist and they are discussing the importance of nutrition all the time but also while in the postpartum period.

    Included in this episode:
    The importance of fueling your body with nutrients vs depriving it of caloriesPostpartum bodies - How can we embrace and accept our "new" body after we have a baby? How does food play into this acceptance?Postpartum snacks - Laura shares her favourite that are tasty but also packed with nutrients to best support you.Connect with Laura on IG @lauraannlima

    Work with her : https://laura-s-school-2afc.thinkific.com/courses/the-new-mama-nutrition-manual

    Use code HONEST for $100 off your order for the Nutrition Manual.

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

CMuchnick ,

Worthwhile podcast for parents of all ages!

Interesting guests, timely and topical content. I truly enjoy this podcast and Amanda’s terrific insights and conversations. Highly recommend!

Merattjm ,

Amanda is like having a friend in your ear!

I love listening Amanda. She is so real and relatable and provides amazing guest interviews. This is my new favorite mom podcast.

LeeannRybakov ,

A real podcast for real moms

Amanda gets to the point! There is no sugar coating anything and I love every minute of it. A must listen if you want to walk away feeling empowered with a few awesome tools to apply immediately.

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