9 episodes

Parenting is hard. When you have a child who doesn’t fit neatly into a box, it can be even more challenging. With the Mental Health Mamas, there’s No Need to Explain. We get it. Join us as we share a bit of what we’ve learned along the way, talk openly about mental health, share the voices of other Experts by Experience, work to help you feel less alone and gently remind you to do your best to take care of yourself while also taking care of your people.

No Need to Explain with the Mental Health Mamas Serena Ward, MLE, MHM, EBE and Tina Hallock, MLE, MHM, EBE

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Parenting is hard. When you have a child who doesn’t fit neatly into a box, it can be even more challenging. With the Mental Health Mamas, there’s No Need to Explain. We get it. Join us as we share a bit of what we’ve learned along the way, talk openly about mental health, share the voices of other Experts by Experience, work to help you feel less alone and gently remind you to do your best to take care of yourself while also taking care of your people.

    Failure: Reframed and Renamed

    Failure: Reframed and Renamed

    Can failures be opportunities for growth in disguise? What does it mean to rename or reframe a difficult situation? Join the Mental Health Mamas as we explore some of our failures and what we’ve learned from them and share what AFGO (sort of)...

    • 18 min
    Looking Out For the Helpers: First Responders, Mental Health and a Special Guest

    Looking Out For the Helpers: First Responders, Mental Health and a Special Guest

    Did you know that 85% of first responders have experienced symptoms of mental illness at some point in their lifetime? Did you know that first responders often face barriers to receiving mental health support? In this episode, the Mental Health Mamas...

    • 19 min
    Instead of New Year's Resolutions, Let's Have a Self-Care Revolution!

    Instead of New Year's Resolutions, Let's Have a Self-Care Revolution!

    It’s a brand new year and while many people choose to make New Year’s Resolutions, the Mental Health Mamas have decided to focus on self-care instead. We invite you to listen in to hear our take on self-care and some of the things we do to find some...

    • 18 min
    Finding a Sense of Belonging When We Struggle to Fit In

    Finding a Sense of Belonging When We Struggle to Fit In

    Do you struggle to find true belonging? Do you ever find yourself working hard to fit in even though you don’t quite fit? As the parents of kids who struggle with their mental health, we get that it’s not always easy to fit in, especially when our kids...

    • 14 min
    Judgment...Enough Said

    Judgment...Enough Said

    Judgement.  If you are a mom, dad, or caregiver of any sort, you have undoubtedly felt judgement from others (and perhaps even yourself).  In this episode, the Mental Health Mamas share some stories about moments in our parenting lives when we’ve felt...

    • 13 min
    It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

    It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Or is it? Whether you are a dad, grandparent, mom or caregiver of any sort, this time of year can be challenging, especially this year!  In this episode we talk about the various challenges that the holiday...

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

Mid Age Mamma ,

Great podcast

I love this podcast. Serena and Tina are thoughtful and down to earth, and pick topics that really resonate. There’s no condescension, snarkiness, or inside jokes, just thought-provoking conversation that is helpful to me. Thank you, Mental Health Mamas!

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