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.
Rising Above Co-Parenting Adversity – 278
In this episode, I respond to an email about co-parenting from a dad and longtime listener who's going through a divorce. I share personal insights and experiences from my own co-parenting journey, especially during the tough post-divorce phase. Whether you're divorced or not, you'll gain valuable information from this episode as we explore strategies to reshape your co-parenting narrative, reclaim your personal power, and create a positive atmosphere for you and your children. For full show notes and information, visit www.lessdramamoremama.com/278
Teen Talk: Balancing Family and Freedom – 277
Ever wondered how to strike the right balance between giving your teenager independence and maintaining family connections? Today’s episode was inspired by an email I received from a listener grappling with the challenges of adapting family dynamics during this critical period. Tune in to navigate the challenges of parenting a teenager with confidence and connection! For full show notes and information, visit www.lessdramamoremama.com/277
Building Nervous System Resilience with Leah Davidson – 276
When you understand how your nervous system responds to stress, you gain the upper hand in managing it and being able to calm yourself down. My guest on today's episode is passionate about teaching others how to resolve and prevent burnout, stress, and compassion fatigue. Leah Davidson is a certified life coach, professional resilience coach, and consultant. She's also a registered speech language pathologist and has spent over two decades working in the area of traumatic brain injury, and is certified in Pain Reprocessing Therapy, EFT, and Breathwork. As the host of the Building Resilience Podcast and the creator of the Advanced Training for Nervous System Resilience, Leah focuses on helping people learn to befriend their nervous systems, manage their mindsets, and cultivate resilience. Tune into this episode to learn how building nervous system resilience can help with your parenting. Get full show notes and information at www.lessdramamoremama.com/276
Parenting Pillow Talk: 7 Questions for a Stronger Connection with Your Partner – 275
Recently, I reached out to you, my incredible subscribers, to uncover the parenting topics you're most curious about, and one theme stood out - navigating the unique challenges with your partner. So, I came up with seven questions to serve as a starting point for meaningful conversations that can deepen your understanding of each other and strengthen your relationship as both partners and parents. Tune in for episode that's all about connecting with your partner, and get ready to have a conversation that could transform your parenting and relationship! Get full show notes and information at www.lessdramamoremama.com/275
Raising Compassionate Kids: A Family Approach – 274
As parents, we want our kids to grow up with compassion, kindness, and a desire to make the world a better place. But how do we instill these values in them? The answer might be simpler than you think! Tune in to today's episode to hear how you can foster compassion in your kids with a family approach. www.lessdramamoremama.com/274
Connecting with Kids through Connection Bids – 273
Drs. John and Julie Gottman, well-known for their extensive research on relationships, coined the term "bids for connection" to describe the ways people try to connect with each other. Kids are constantly expressing their need for connection through bids, but adults don’t always pick up on them. In today's episode, I share some of the most common ways kids and teens make bids for connection, so you can start recognizing and responding to them in positive ways. For full show notes and information, visit www.lessdramamoremama.com/273
Helpful tips for every step of your parenting journey
It feels like Pam is talking directly to me during her podcast. I’m always looking for ways to feel more calm and confident in my parenting and Pam shares tangible tips to help me be just that. Her thoughts are so organized and easy to follow. It’s like having a friend giving me really good parenting advice.
This is what I needed 5 years ago
Pam does such a good job talking about the struggles I feel as a mom of 3 littles. I wish I would have found this podcast 6 years ago when I was a first time mom. It could have helped me so much sooner! Loved the episode on the phone challenge - I’m working on this all the time. Thanks for this show Pam! - Nicole Stanley
Pam is amazing!
Pam’s podcast is so professional and polished! It’s PACKED with important advice for parents and caregivers. Such a valuable podcast!