25 episodes

Welcome to Mother Praxis, a podcast for mothers challenging norms and reenvisioning motherhood for themselves, their families, and our planet.

I’m Dr. Allison Davis, a counselor, educator, and researcher of perinatal mental health and a mother walking this path with you. Join me for our second season exploring mothering praxis that nurtures personal and planetary wellness.

Learn more: www.motherpraxis.com

Mother Praxis Dr. Allison Davis

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 37 Ratings

Welcome to Mother Praxis, a podcast for mothers challenging norms and reenvisioning motherhood for themselves, their families, and our planet.

I’m Dr. Allison Davis, a counselor, educator, and researcher of perinatal mental health and a mother walking this path with you. Join me for our second season exploring mothering praxis that nurtures personal and planetary wellness.

Learn more: www.motherpraxis.com

    #203 Protecting Mothers' Ecoconsciousness with Dr. Stephanie Mines

    #203 Protecting Mothers' Ecoconsciousness with Dr. Stephanie Mines

    Dr. Stephanie Mines, neuropsychologist specializing in trauma and shock healing and climate activist, shares how grand/mothering sparked a transformation in her consciousness, inviting her to deepen her connection with the living world. We discuss how our culture can reframe mothering and climate change and protect this vital psychoecological development in motherhood as part of personal and planetary wellness. 

    Show notes: https://www.southwestperinatalcounseling.com/blog/203

    • 44 min
    #202 Mothering Decolonized with Yolanda Williams

    #202 Mothering Decolonized with Yolanda Williams

    Yolanda Williams of Parenting Decolonized shares her personal path to becoming a status quo disruptor by centering her activism on decolonization techniques, helping white parents and educators address white supremacy and guiding Black parents through the process of healing intergenerational traumas by offering tools and techniques that will help free Black children from fear-based, oppressive parenting and educational practices. As Yolanda says, the time to commit to decolonize our minds and commit to liberated parenting practices is NOW.

    Show notes: https://www.southwestperinatalcounseling.com/blog/202 

    • 42 min
    #201 Mothers' Psychospiritual Growth in Matrescence with Dr. Aurelie Athan

    #201 Mothers' Psychospiritual Growth in Matrescence with Dr. Aurelie Athan

    Dr. Aurelie Athan, the clinical psychologist reviving the developmental approach to motherhood known as matrescence, shares her expertise on a mother's psychospiritual growth in the transition to motherhood and how that intersects with our work articulating mothers' psychoecological growth too.

     

    Show notes: https://www.southwestperinatalcounseling.com/blog/201 

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Reclaiming Sexuality as Creative Expression with Viola Hug

    Reclaiming Sexuality as Creative Expression with Viola Hug

    Viola Hug, channel and psychic expansion coach, talks about how the transition into motherhood (matrescence) helped her reclaim her sexuality as a source of her creative expression. We talk about pleasure, authenticity, and belonging and how the good mother mythology holds us back from all of these important aspects of creative connection to self and others. Viola Hug is a channel and psychic expansion coach, bestselling author, and host of the global charted SPIRIT SEX MONEY podcast. She works with high level spiritual leaders activating expansion of their soul, wealth, and impact through spirituality, sensuality, and strategy. Follow her on IG @violahug and visit her at www.violahug.com. 

    • 26 min
    Creativity as a Thread through Motherhood with Tiffany Paul

    Creativity as a Thread through Motherhood with Tiffany Paul

    Tiffany Paul shares how creativity was the thread that connected her mothering experiences from a teenage mother to a mother of three, exploring how the interconnections of mothering, creating art, and connecting with nature define her mothering practice. We'll be talking about aspects of Tiffany's mothering practice on Instagram @motherpraxis and I hope you'll join us!Tiffany Paul is a homeschooling mother of three living close to the Earth in Central Texas. In her efforts to understand her own mothering role and support other women in theirs, she has worked as a birth doula and parenting coach. Currently she is exploring her relationship with nature and her ancestors through her work with The Folk Folk, a small creative studio focused on telling the story of nature and creating botanical magic. She is a life-long student and aims to include infusions of poetry, blessings, gratitude, and hope in all that she does.Connect with Tiffany at https://www.instagram.com/the_folk_folk/

    • 30 min
    Creating Mothering Community with Chanda Branch

    Creating Mothering Community with Chanda Branch

    Chanda Branch, a mommy-caster at Modern Black Mommy, shares her journey into motherhood and how she forged creative community and supported her whole artistic self through the process. We're discussing aspects of this episode on Instagram @motherpraxis and I hope you'll join!Chanda Branch is a fierce, fly and fantastic woman who lives by the motto, “Just watch me.”  Leadership and civic engagement were instilled in her as core values at a young age in her hometown of St. Petersburg, Florida and she remains committed to those concepts as she helps to build the community in Raleigh, North Carolina and bless those in communities throughout the nation.Chanda is a wife, mommy, educator, arts advocate, and Pageant Queen whose passion and talents are aligned as a "Mommy-caster", founder, and cultural creator of Modern Black Mommy.Connect with Chanda: Visit tinyurl.com/modernblackmommy to sign up for the monthly newsletterFollow Chanda on Instagram at https://instagram.com/modernblackmommy

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

Liciolx ,

Incredibly inspiring and educational

Wow, what an essential topic - matrescence! The developmental period of motherhood. The information that Dr. Davis gives is absolutely vital both for the wellbeing of our species and the soul of all mothers.

MaryEliz05 ,

Intentional

The intentionality behind this podcast shines through each episode.

The Funky Farm Girl ,

Soothing encouragement

Allie has a soothing voice. She encourages and empowers women to be confident in their own methods of mothering.

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