42 episodes

Why wrestle with mom guilt and secret overwhelm and while trying to prove you have it all together?

Motherhood isn't about carefully curated images in a social media feed or popularity with your kids. It's a beautiful ride that's also murky and messy.

Vanessa doesn't have it all together either, but this pediatrician, stay at home mom, and author knows motherhood is hard enough, so why fake it behind a mask?

In this safe space you'll find real talk about the motherhood challenges you face, the courage to meet them and a coach in your corner. Vanessa's degree doesn't mean she knows it all, and this is not a "how to parent" podcast.

On Motherhood Unmasked, Vanessa empowers you to parent with confidence. Because the hand that rocks the cradle—impacts generations. vinelifefaith.com

Motherhood Unmasked Vanessa A. Harris

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

Why wrestle with mom guilt and secret overwhelm and while trying to prove you have it all together?

Motherhood isn't about carefully curated images in a social media feed or popularity with your kids. It's a beautiful ride that's also murky and messy.

Vanessa doesn't have it all together either, but this pediatrician, stay at home mom, and author knows motherhood is hard enough, so why fake it behind a mask?

In this safe space you'll find real talk about the motherhood challenges you face, the courage to meet them and a coach in your corner. Vanessa's degree doesn't mean she knows it all, and this is not a "how to parent" podcast.

On Motherhood Unmasked, Vanessa empowers you to parent with confidence. Because the hand that rocks the cradle—impacts generations. vinelifefaith.com

    EP40 What Season Is It?

    EP40 What Season Is It?

    There’s a pace to your purpose. Read that again.
    And when you get too far ahead of yourself—your body, soul, and spirit will let you know.
     
    And in the Season 4 finale, we’re talking about the importance of taking a beat to reset your pace for your current season.

    • 5 min
    EP39 My Child Is So Different Than Me

    EP39 My Child Is So Different Than Me

    One of these kids is doing their own thing. One of these kids is not like the others and worse still, not like you.
    What do you do when one of your children is so different than you, you struggle to like them?
    You cozy up on the sofa with your favorite beverage and hang out with your girl. Because I get it, and in this episode I'm sharing what I've learned that helps.

    • 9 min
    EP38 Be the Mom You Needed

    EP38 Be the Mom You Needed

    Emotionally neglected by your mother. Abused. Abandoned. You experienced some or all of it as a child. And now you're a mother. 
    More than anything, you want to be the mother you never had.
    But how do you freely give your children the empathy, support, and acceptance you never received from your mom?
    My answer may surprise you.

    • 8 min
    EP37 Nurture Series Part III: How Do You Nurture Your Self-Expression?

    EP37 Nurture Series Part III: How Do You Nurture Your Self-Expression?

    The world is so noisy these days it's easy to question what you offer to the mix that's useful and to choose silence.
    But where does that leave your soul, your children?
    You're here to be you, not just exist. And your children need what's on the inside of you—despite their opinions to the contrary. 
    So today we're wrapping up the nurture series by encouraging you to express yourself!

    • 13 min
    EP36 Nurture Series Part II: How Do You Nurture Your Self-Worth

    EP36 Nurture Series Part II: How Do You Nurture Your Self-Worth

    It’s said we teach people how to treat us by how we treat ourselves.
    What does where you rank yourself on your priority list communicate to others about your self-worth? And what standard does that set for your children-especially your daughter?
    In this episode we’re talking about living a life that reflects you matter too.

    • 8 min
    EP35 Nurture Series Part I: How Do You Nurture Your Self Perception?

    EP35 Nurture Series Part I: How Do You Nurture Your Self Perception?

    What do you think of you?
    I ask because if you're not intentional about your self-perception, you'll passively take your cues from others' opinions. And your place in this world and your child's life is too important to live out bound by people's limited perspective of you.
    This episode starts a series empowering a woman known for nurturing others—to nurture herself.

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

MsDimples2u ,

Support for Mothers

Great stuff! Plenty of wisdom and affirmation. There’s mothers out there that need this encouragement.

Irie MD ,

Love this!!

I just happened to stumble across an episode of Vanessa’s Motherhood Unmasked podcast while browsing Facebook. I was hooked after the first 3 minutes! Vanessa packs deep, powerful truths into little nuggets time. Sometimes it can be hard to digest...but it’s always life changing. As a full time working mom I find this podcast very refreshing, especially in these COVID times.
can’t wait to see what season 3 holds!

TexasPilgrim ,

Powerful Encouragement

Vanessa Harris serves up powerful encouragement and wisdom in a short and to the point podcast.

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