27 episodes

Mom Writes First helps moms write every day so that they can finally write, publish, and sell their first book!  Write the book, write the blog, write fiction, write nonfiction, write in your journal, write the poem... Whatever your trying to write, this podcast helps you make time to write first. Get ready to be inspired, empowered, and supported on your writing journey. Follow @momwritesfirst on Instagram!

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Mom Writes First helps moms write every day so that they can finally write, publish, and sell their first book!  Write the book, write the blog, write fiction, write nonfiction, write in your journal, write the poem... Whatever your trying to write, this podcast helps you make time to write first. Get ready to be inspired, empowered, and supported on your writing journey. Follow @momwritesfirst on Instagram!

    26. Add More Joy to Your Writing Practice with These Journal Prompts

    26. Add More Joy to Your Writing Practice with These Journal Prompts

    Revive the Joy in Writing with these Journal Prompts . 

    Basically, a workshop for moms to help them add joy back to their writing practice.  

    In this episode: 
    Six  journal prompts designed to help busy moms rediscover the joy and fun in writing. Make writing enjoyableOvercome  the barriers to fun writingLearn from your inner child, on what it means to have fun while writingGet advice from your future self, who is a successful and HAPPY writer.  
    00:00 Introduction to Joyful Writing Prompts
    00:12 Introducing Mom Writes First: A Podcast for Writing Moms
    01:08 Rekindling the Joy of Writing Through Journaling
    03:44 Journal Prompts to Spark Joy in Your Writing
    03:52 Imaginative Prompts to Spark Writing Fun
    05:15  Empowering Your Writing Journey with Self-Coaching
    Take the QUIZ! Discover how to use your mom superpower to reach your writing goals.

    Ready to take back your time and add hours to the day so you can finally manage it all? Then you have to check out the FREE Time Audit Guide. You'll get coaching, worksheets, and tips on running your first time audit so that you can finally write your book without burning out. It's absolutely free, and it's my way of supporting and empowering YOU!

    Instagram @momwritesfirst

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    Website www.momfirstcoaching.com
    Listen to more episodes by visiting Apple Podcasts or Spotify or your favorite platform.


    Copyright 2024, Mom First Coaching

    • 7 min
     25. Are you taking your writing TOO seriously? 6 tips to infuse your writing with more fun!

     25. Are you taking your writing TOO seriously? 6 tips to infuse your writing with more fun!

    Reviving the Joy in Writing: Tips for Busy Moms

    Let's explore how moms who write can rediscover the joy in their writing process. 
    Learn six actionable tips aimed at helping moms avoid taking their writing too seriouslyUnderstand how to stop sapping all the fun out of the creative process. Use childhood experiences to remember the joy of writingLearn the shocking truth about why you should consider ditching writing goals. Practice engaging in free writingsIdentify ways for creating a fun writing ritualUnderstand the importance of building a community with other mom writers, and ceasing to fight with the writing process. 
    Writing shouldn't feel like a chore. Let's make a joyful priority in our creative lives. 

    00:00 Introduction: Rediscovering the Joy in Writing
    00:27 Meet Jen: A Mom, Lawyer, and Aspiring Author
    01:29 The Struggle of Writing as a Busy Mom
    02:48 Why Writing Shouldn't Be a Chore
    07:52 Embracing Writing with Joy and Curiosity
    12:37 Practical Tips to Make Writing Fun Again
    21:04 Final Thoughts and Call to Action
    Take the QUIZ! Discover how to use your mom superpower to reach your writing goals.

    Ready to take back your time and add hours to the day so you can finally manage it all? Then you have to check out the FREE Time Audit Guide. You'll get coaching, worksheets, and tips on running your first time audit so that you can finally write your book without burning out. It's absolutely free, and it's my way of supporting and empowering YOU!

    Instagram @momwritesfirst

    Facebook

    Website www.momfirstcoaching.com
    Listen to more episodes by visiting Apple Podcasts or Spotify or your favorite platform.


    Copyright 2024, Mom First Coaching

    • 22 min
    24: Procrastination Breakthroughs - 3 Super Practical Tips!

    24: Procrastination Breakthroughs - 3 Super Practical Tips!

    Overcoming Procrastination and Embracing Your Writing Journey as a Busy Mom

    In this empowering episode of Mom Writes First, Jen shares insightful strategies to help busy moms conquer procrastination and kickstart their writing ambitions. Unlike conventional advice, Jen unpacks procrastination not as a sign of laziness but as an avoidance of discomfort associated with seeking harmony and avoiding tough situations. She offers three practical tips: recognizing avoidance, understanding your patterns, and creating a procrastination list to prioritize writing tasks based on willingness, fostering a gentle approach towards self-motivation. 

    00:00 Introduction to Overcoming Procrastination for Busy Moms
    00:18 Meet Jen: Lawyer Turned Life Coach and Aspiring Author
    00:38 Unlock Your Mom Superpower for Writing Success
    01:16 Embracing the Spring Season and Its Inspirations
    02:04 The Heart of Procrastination and Avoidance in Writing
    03:15 Strategies to Combat Writing Procrastination
    05:31 Understanding and Addressing Avoidance Deeply
    07:59 Practical Steps to Overcome Procrastination
    08:54 The Procrastination List: A Unique Approach
    13:22 Encouragement and Next Steps for Aspiring Writers
    Take the QUIZ! Discover how to use your mom superpower to reach your writing goals.

    Ready to take back your time and add hours to the day so you can finally manage it all? Then you have to check out the FREE Time Audit Guide. You'll get coaching, worksheets, and tips on running your first time audit so that you can finally write your book without burning out. It's absolutely free, and it's my way of supporting and empowering YOU!

    Instagram @momwritesfirst

    Facebook

    Website www.momfirstcoaching.com
    Listen to more episodes by visiting Apple Podcasts or Spotify or your favorite platform.


    Copyright 2024, Mom First Coaching

    • 14 min
    23: Write More by Choosing Better Thoughts with the Thought Bridge

    23: Write More by Choosing Better Thoughts with the Thought Bridge

    Harness the power of your thoughts to achieve your writing goals!
    You can write more by choosing better thoughts, and this episode shares a tool, called the Thought Bridge, to help you do just that! 

    Learn how to shift  beliefs about time management to help you reach your writing goals. 

    Learn  the Thought Bridge tool, and understand how it is based on cognitive behavioral theory

    The episode encourages listeners to examine their thoughts, recognize beliefs that do not serve them, and gradually shift towards more supportive thoughts using the Thought Bridge. 

    00:00 Introduction to Time Management and the Thought Bridge
    00:55 Welcome to Mom Writes First Podcast
    01:56 Shifting Beliefs to Serve Your Goals
    02:23 The Power of Thought in Achieving Goals
    03:39 A Personal Journey: From Time Scarcity to Abundance
    07:19 Implementing the Thought Bridge Technique
    10:26 Building Your Personal Thought Bridge
    16:26 Empowering Your Writing Journey
    17:09 Closing Thoughts and Invitations
    Take the QUIZ! Discover how to use your mom superpower to reach your writing goals.

    Ready to take back your time and add hours to the day so you can finally manage it all? Then you have to check out the FREE Time Audit Guide. You'll get coaching, worksheets, and tips on running your first time audit so that you can finally write your book without burning out. It's absolutely free, and it's my way of supporting and empowering YOU!

    Instagram @momwritesfirst

    Facebook

    Website www.momfirstcoaching.com
    Listen to more episodes by visiting Apple Podcasts or Spotify or your favorite platform.


    Copyright 2024, Mom First Coaching

    • 18 min
    22. Overcome Limiting Beliefs for Writers with this Mindset Journaling Prompt [Monday Journal Prompt for Writers]

    22. Overcome Limiting Beliefs for Writers with this Mindset Journaling Prompt [Monday Journal Prompt for Writers]

    Learn a coaching prompt designed to help busy mom writers confront and move past limiting beliefs that hinder their writing goals. 

    Learn: 
     How thoughts and beliefs directly affect your ability to achieve writing aspirations.How thoughts and beliefs create our results in our life. Journal prompts that help mom writers explore beliefs that may be blocking their writing progressGuidance on choosing thoughts beliefs that serve your writing goals better. 
    00:00 Introduction: Overcoming Limiting Beliefs for Writing Success
    00:17 Meet Jen: From Lawyer to Life Coach and Aspiring Author
    00:38 Leveraging Mom Superpowers for Writing Goals
    01:12 Understanding the Power of Thoughts in Achieving Writing Goals
    02:46 The Cognitive Behavioral Approach to Transforming Writing Blocks
    04:32 Journaling Prompts to Uncover and Shift Limiting Beliefs
    05:40 Taking Action: Identifying and Changing Unhelpful Beliefs
    08:30 Encouragement and Next Steps for Aspiring Writers
    09:05 Closing Thoughts and Invitation to Engage Further
    Take the QUIZ! Discover how to use your mom superpower to reach your writing goals.

    Ready to take back your time and add hours to the day so you can finally manage it all? Then you have to check out the FREE Time Audit Guide. You'll get coaching, worksheets, and tips on running your first time audit so that you can finally write your book without burning out. It's absolutely free, and it's my way of supporting and empowering YOU!

    Instagram @momwritesfirst

    Facebook

    Website www.momfirstcoaching.com
    Listen to more episodes by visiting Apple Podcasts or Spotify or your favorite platform.


    Copyright 2024, Mom First Coaching

    • 10 min
    21. Reflect Forward: Reach Your Writing Goals this Year with this Journal Prompt

    21. Reflect Forward: Reach Your Writing Goals this Year with this Journal Prompt

    21. Reflect Forward: Reach Your Writing Goals this Year with this Journal Prompt
    In this episode of 'Mom Writes First,' host Jen Larimore shares her experiences and insights on balancing motherhood with personal aspirations, especially writing. Jen, who is a mother of five, a lawyer turned life coach, and an aspiring author, uses her 43rd birthday as a springboard to discuss the importance of reflection and goal setting for moms who yearn to write. She provides a journal prompt aimed at helping listeners envision their future lives, acknowledging the messiness and joy of motherhood along the way. Jen encourages listeners to embrace their unique mom superpowers to achieve their writing goals and offers practical tips and a free 21-day time audit guide to help find extra time in their day. This episode is a heartwarming blend of personal anecdotes, motivational advice, and practical resources for any mom looking to make space for writing in her life.

    00:00 Finding Balance in Motherhood and Writing Goals
    00:26 Introducing Mom Writes First Podcast
    00:48 Leveraging Mom Superpowers for Writing Success
    01:26 Reflecting on Personal Growth and Gratitude
    01:41 Embracing the Chaos and Joy of Motherhood
    07:00 Journal Prompt: Envisioning Your Ideal Future
    08:10 Guided Reflection: Crafting Your Future with Intention


    Take the QUIZ! Discover how to use your mom superpower to reach your writing goals.

    Ready to take back your time and add hours to the day so you can finally manage it all? Then you have to check out the FREE Time Audit Guide. You'll get coaching, worksheets, and tips on running your first time audit so that you can finally write your book without burning out. It's absolutely free, and it's my way of supporting and empowering YOU!

    Instagram @momwritesfirst

    Facebook

    Website www.momfirstcoaching.com
    Listen to more episodes by visiting Apple Podcasts or Spotify or your favorite platform.


    Copyright 2024, Mom First Coaching

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

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20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Suze2211 ,

Practical and Positive

I love Jen’s way of blending pure positivity and real-world recommendations for maximizing motherhood and writing at the same time. Her expert coaching shines through in each episode. Highly recommended!

angiegriffith ,

Awesome for moms and MORE! 👏👏

What a great resource for not only moms, but for all women pursuing what brings them joy. Excited to listen to more episodes!

Queen AA ,

I feel understood as Mompreneur

As a mom and entrepreneur, I tend to find myself juggling so much. This podcast makes sense of the crazy that I have rolling around in my mind and organize my life in a way that helps me be more productive in my business.

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