9 episodes

Less Drama More Mama is the podcast for moms who want to feel calm, in control, and confident about how to handle anything life throws their way. As a Certified Life Coach, LCSW, School Counselor, and blogger, Pam Howard has been helping empower parents for years. In her podcast, she shares personal stories, case studies, and life coaching tools to help you go from feeling frazzled and disrespected to feeling calm and connected. Learn more at LessDramaMoreMama.com.

Less Drama More Mama Less Drama More Mama

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.9 • 87 Ratings

Less Drama More Mama is the podcast for moms who want to feel calm, in control, and confident about how to handle anything life throws their way. As a Certified Life Coach, LCSW, School Counselor, and blogger, Pam Howard has been helping empower parents for years. In her podcast, she shares personal stories, case studies, and life coaching tools to help you go from feeling frazzled and disrespected to feeling calm and connected. Learn more at LessDramaMoreMama.com.

    Conquering End-of-School Stress: Summer Playback Series – 302

    Conquering End-of-School Stress: Summer Playback Series – 302

    Feeling the pressure of juggling a whirlwind of end-of-school activities and expectations? You're not alone.



    This time of year can be packed with class parties, recitals, assemblies, proms, graduations, and final exams. It's enough to leave anyone feeling overwhelmed!



    In this week's episode, I revisit how to tackle the end-of-school stress with grace and composure.



    Summer is very close, mama, so take a deep breath, and let’s finish this school year strong!



    Get full show notes and information at https://lessdramamoremama.com/302

    • 7 min
    Mental Health Awareness for Moms – 301

    Mental Health Awareness for Moms – 301

    Welcome to the first edition of the Summer Playback Series, dedicated to Mental Health Awareness Month.



    The primary goal of this month is raise awareness about mental health issues, reduce stigma surrounding mental illnesses, and advocate for better mental health care resources and support.



    In today's episode, we're revisiting two earlier episodes that discuss seven signs of good mental health and how poor mental health affects parenting.



    Tune in to explore these important topics with me.



    For full information and show notes, visit www.lessdramamoremama.com/301

    • 10 min
    Give Yourself a Break – 300

    Give Yourself a Break – 300

    Happy 300th episode! 🎉

    In celebration of reaching this incredible milestone, I have something extra special for you: a podcast episode directory! This directory is your ultimate tool to navigate through the 300 episodes with ease. Whether you're seeking tips on managing your mama meltdowns, strategies for self-care, or insights on raising resilient, self-sufficient adults, this directory has got you covered.

    But that's not all—today's episode is dedicated to something every mom deserves: a much-needed, well-deserved break. Join me as I explore the importance of giving yourself a break, share practical tips to make it happen, and make an important personal announcement.



    For full show notes and information, visit https://lessdramamoremama.com/300

    • 10 min
    Why My Teen Decided to Delete TikTok – 299

    Why My Teen Decided to Delete TikTok – 299

    Not all teens are glued to their screens!



    In this episode, my daughter, Dalia, talks about a choice she made that totally surprised me—she deleted TikTok from her phone.



    Join me as I chat with Dalia about why she made this bold move, how it's going, and what she wants you to know to help your kids spend less time on screens and more time connecting with you!



    For more information and full show notes, visit https://lessdramamoremama.com/299

    • 26 min
    My Favorite Kids’ Books for Social and Emotional Learning – 298

    My Favorite Kids’ Books for Social and Emotional Learning – 298

    Are you looking for new ways to support your child's social and emotional development?



    Look no further! In this week's episode, I discuss the transformative power of books for teaching kids about emotions, relationships, and resilience.



    Based on my experience as a school counselor for kids in kindergarten through 8th grade and reading TONS of books, I've curated a list of my favorites to save you time and money researching them all yourself.



    Tune in to hear my picks for kids of all ages.



    Happy listening (and reading)!



    Get full show notes and information at https://lessdramamoremama.com/298

    • 12 min
    Quit Rushing to Feel Better – 297

    Quit Rushing to Feel Better – 297

    Do you wish you felt better, like, yesterday?



    Being in a hurry to feel better often backfires, prolonging suffering rather than alleviating it.



    In this week's podcast episode, you'll discover why rushing to feel better can be counterproductive, and how slowing down can actually help you feel better sooner.



    If you're feeling frustrated, discouraged, or helpless in your parenting and are looking for a quick fix, this episode is for you.



    Get full show notes and information at https://lessdramamoremama.com/297

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
87 Ratings

87 Ratings

Tara NJ ,

Great Parenting Advice

I have been listening to this podcast since the first few episodes. I look forward to it every week. Pam is encouraging, uplifting, clear and concise. The material covered is timely and easy to apply in daily life.

SleepHappyJessica ,

Great info on dating

Inciteful information on what to consider before or when your child starts dating. Pam gives thought provoking questions to ask. Pam explains what is normal and gives lots ways to stay open while respecting our children as they embark on learning about romantic partnerships.

Aileenag_ ,

So helpful

I just recently found this podcast , and omg were has it been all my life ! Keep going please 🙏

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