31 episodes

The transition from womanhood to motherhood is the most profound, overwhelming experience of a woman's life. Hear Lola Light's story as she shares her journey of discovering that she was pregnant while she was single, to deciding to keep the baby and raise it on her own, followed by many significant events which ultimately portrays the strength of any woman entering motherhood. A woman's life will forever change with the gift of a new life, and Lola Light's vulnerability shines through while she deeply and whole-heartedly describes her experience with single parenthood from day one, casting away any past notions or beliefs about motherhood that she once had. Hear how Lola Light overcomes commonly misunderstood conditions that many mothers face, including fear, self-doubt, postpartum OCD, depression, anxiety, and how one person's voice can really make a difference and help shed the light on motherhood. Join Lola Light on her journey of self-discovery as a woman, mother, and single parent.

Spotlight on Single Motherhood Lola Light

    • Kids & Family
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The transition from womanhood to motherhood is the most profound, overwhelming experience of a woman's life. Hear Lola Light's story as she shares her journey of discovering that she was pregnant while she was single, to deciding to keep the baby and raise it on her own, followed by many significant events which ultimately portrays the strength of any woman entering motherhood. A woman's life will forever change with the gift of a new life, and Lola Light's vulnerability shines through while she deeply and whole-heartedly describes her experience with single parenthood from day one, casting away any past notions or beliefs about motherhood that she once had. Hear how Lola Light overcomes commonly misunderstood conditions that many mothers face, including fear, self-doubt, postpartum OCD, depression, anxiety, and how one person's voice can really make a difference and help shed the light on motherhood. Join Lola Light on her journey of self-discovery as a woman, mother, and single parent.

    Your Scary Thoughts Do Not Equal Action

    Your Scary Thoughts Do Not Equal Action

    In this episode, Lola Light speaks to the components of perinatal obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) including common presentations, examples of scary and intrusive thoughts,  and evidence-based treatments. **Trigger warning*** some examples described in this podcast episode may be disturbing to some listeners. Please proceed with caution. 

    • 15 min
    Allowing Yourself To Be Vulnerable: A Mother's Perspective

    Allowing Yourself To Be Vulnerable: A Mother's Perspective

    In this episode, Lola Light describes how choosing to consciously focus on yourself once you become a parent creates space for vulnerability and also some unexpected wins. 

    • 7 min
    Asking for Help is a Strength, Not a Weakness

    Asking for Help is a Strength, Not a Weakness

    In this episode, Lola Light reviews the baby blues versus postpartum depression, and discusses how asking for help is vital to any parent who may be experiencing a perinatal mood disorder. 

    • 7 min
    Choosing Your Battles as a Parent

    Choosing Your Battles as a Parent

    In this episode, Lola Light describes why it's best to choose your battles as a parent while raising a toddler. 

    • 12 min
    Dating as a Single Parent

    Dating as a Single Parent

    In this episode, Lola Light shares her honest and hilarious experiences and tips of getting back into the dating world as a single parent. 

    Thank you for Listening to the Spotlight on Motherhood The Podcast!
    From one mother to another, please help spread the word by telling another mom or mama to be and help promote further growth of the podcast.
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    • 30 min
    Natural Fertility Solutions: Sarah Clark

    Natural Fertility Solutions: Sarah Clark

    Because infertility is fairly common, most mothers and couples accept this and visit fertility clinics to know their options.
    But what most couples aren’t aware of is that there are natural methods that can help boost their chances of conception.
    Our guest in this episode is Sarah Clark. She’s a health coach with training from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and a Certified Life Coach with accreditation from the Internation Coaches Federation. She is also the author of Fabulously Fertile: Supercharge Your Fertility Naturally.
    We talk about her personal experience with infertility, natural methods for conception, how gut health affects fertility and hormones, and many more.
    Sarah is the founder of  Fab Fertile which is a fertility coaching program that utilizes functional lab testing, mindset shifts, and diet/lifestyle changes to support couples and dramatically improve their chances of a healthy pregnancy and baby. She also offers a free three-day fertility diet challenge for couples. Click here for more info.
    In this episode, we talk about:
    Her own experience with pregnancy issuesHow she was able to overcome infertilityAge of oldest couple and individual she’s helped conceiveThe questionable long-term implications of fertility medicationsImportance of diet and lifestyle changesThe common causes of infertilityThe crucial role of probiotics to gut health and hormone balanceOther immune-based supplements to enhance fertilityImmune system-boosting supplementsSpecific diet for couples to increases chances of conceptionRelationship of alcohol and cannabis with pregnancyWhy both couples need to undergo counselling and lifestyle changesNatural methods and supplements for low sperm countNatural fertility solutions to reverse infertilityImpact of exercise and mindset in conceptionThe value of reducing stress levels When couples should seek medical assistance for pregnancyEffect of birth control and IUD to fertilityHow to prepare the body for a babyGet in Touch with Sarah:
    Website Fab FertilePodcast Get Pregnant NaturallyFacebook @sesacoachingInstagram @fabfertileTwitter @fabfertileThank you for Listening to the Spotlight on Motherhood The Podcast!
    From one mother to another, please help spread the word by telling another mom or mama to be and help promote further growth of the podcast.
    Subscribe, rate, and review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, or on your favorite podcast platform.
    Follow us on
    Instagram @spotlightonmothers
    Facebook @spotlightonmothers
    Twitter @spotlightonmoms

    • 30 min

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Inspirational

This really bring a new whole perspective of how strong women and especially, mothers, are. Thank you for sharing such insightful content. Not everyone is willing to talk about things like this. Looking forward for more content!

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Lola tells it like it is

These first episodes kept me in thrall & at the literal edge of my seat listening to the adventures she has gone though. Very inspiring!

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