29 episodes

The Mama Instincts Podcast - a podcast for moms that want to confidently raise happy, healthy and mindful children by connecting with their intuition, learning about alternative parenting ways and living a more natural life.

Join me, and hundreds of mothers, on this journey of becoming a more peaceful, intuitive and loving mom.

This podcast covers: Positive Parenting, Intuitive Parenting, Mindfulness, Self-Care for moms and Natural Living.
**New episodes every Wednesday**

The Mama Instincts Podcast Carolina @ Mama Instincts

    • Parenting
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

The Mama Instincts Podcast - a podcast for moms that want to confidently raise happy, healthy and mindful children by connecting with their intuition, learning about alternative parenting ways and living a more natural life.

Join me, and hundreds of mothers, on this journey of becoming a more peaceful, intuitive and loving mom.

This podcast covers: Positive Parenting, Intuitive Parenting, Mindfulness, Self-Care for moms and Natural Living.
**New episodes every Wednesday**

    Raising Emotionally Intelligent Children Series: Acknowledge Their Feelings

    Raising Emotionally Intelligent Children Series: Acknowledge Their Feelings

    You have the power to break some unhealthy patterns and establish more realistic expectations for your children. Helping our children feel heard, loved and understood makes discipline easier, creates a base for managing emotions, builds a strong connection, establishes trust so our children come to us for help.
    On this episode Mama Instincts talks about: The importance of raising emotionally intelligent children Why is emotional intelligence the root of successful parenting Tips for acknowledging your child's feelings so you can discipline them more effectively How our own emotional baggage and triggers impact how we respond to our children's emotions and why it's important to keep this in check How teaching your children to acknowledging their feelings is that base needed for managing their emotions and building strong connections with you After listening to this episode you will be equipped to acknowledge your children's feelings, help them identify and understand their emotions, acknowledge your triggers, build strong connections with your children, become a safe place for your children to come with questions and for help.  
    For full show notes and mindfulness resources for kids, click here.
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    • 18 min
    3 Daily Practices for Improving Your Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

    3 Daily Practices for Improving Your Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

    On this episode I share with you 3 daily practices to shift your mindset, lower your stress and anxiety and help you find happiness and peace in your current life situation.
    On this episode Mama Instincts talks about: How happiness is not some big thing that happens to us, but it is found in the every day little things. How we can control our attitude and our happiness. 3 daily mindfulness practices that help us: start our day with a better mindset recognize and chose happiness feel more grateful about the good things in our lives lower our stress and anxiety levels by focusing on the now and those things we can control over After listening to this episode you will understand how these 3 daily practices can help you stay in the present, shift your mindset and bring more joy into your life. I invite you to try these 3 daily practices for 30 days and notice the difference yourself, and of course, share your progress with me! After all, we're in this together.
    For full show notes, click here.
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    • 19 min
    How to Support Your Children During the Pandemic with Dr. Michelle Parker

    How to Support Your Children During the Pandemic with Dr. Michelle Parker

    On this special episode I'm interviewing child psychologist and head of school at the Seneca Academy, Dr. Michelle Parker, on how to support our children mentally, emotionally, academically and socially during the pandemic.
    On this episode Mama Instincts talks about: How to share information about the pandemic with your children without overwhelming them Age appropriate tips How to follow your children's lead Modeling social-emotional skills How to identify and reduce our children's stress How children process the stress and fear present in our homes How to leverage a schedule and routine to alleviate anxiety How changes in children's normal behavior are a form of communication What behavioral changes can be expected  Tips for strategic use of technology How to balance self-care for parents How to manage sibling dynamics Why prioritizing social-emotional development is more important than academic development After listening to this episode you will feel confident in understanding, anticipating and supporting your children's social emotional development throughout the chaos of our new lives during the Pandemic. You will be inspired to find a routine that balances your children's needs with your own to create a healthy home environment.
    For full show notes, click here.
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    • 26 min
    Pandemic - What Are You Going to Make It Mean

    Pandemic - What Are You Going to Make It Mean

    On this podcast episode I talk about how to approach this pandemic, how we can deal with the changes and uncertainty. But most importantly, I ask you what are you going to make this mean? And share with you some ideas of how we can turn this experience into something positive in the end. 
    On this episode Mama Instincts talks about: Coping with the uncertainty of the future How to stay present and live in the moment How to respond to feelings of fear What does this pandemic mean for our communities and society? How have our priorities and choices changed? How can we reshape our world? Can we build new communities, based on cooperation and kindness, once this is over? After listening to this episode you will feel empowered to stay calm, stay present, and stay connected while you create a new normal during the pandemic. You will be inspired in intentionally creating a new, better, life after the pandemic and will answer to yourself: What will you make it all mean?
    For full show notes, click here.
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    • 16 min
    Raising Emotionally Intelligent Children with Angela Pruess from ParentswithConfidence.com

    Raising Emotionally Intelligent Children with Angela Pruess from ParentswithConfidence.com

    On this podcast episode I interview Angela Pruess, licensed family therapist with a background in Child Psychology, Child Development and Play Therapy, founder of Parents with Confidence and parent of three children, two with special needs.
    On this episode we talk about: Why it's important to raise emotionally healthy children How to raise emotionally healthy children: where to start what are the important things to focus ways to help your child understand their emotions Why it's important for children to learn how to communicate how they feel How teach your children to deal with big emotions, instead of just reacting to them What you should be doing as a parent to raise emotionally healthy children Tips on raising a strong-willed How to deal with people who don't understand your strong-willed child Sign up to a FREE workshop on how to raise your strong-willed child  After listening to this episode you will understand why it's so important to raise emotionally healthy children, how you can do that even if you have a strong-willed child. Plus you will get the tools to begin this journey with your family. 
    For full show notes, click here.
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    • 31 min
    Do Less of This in 2020

    Do Less of This in 2020

    In today's world, it can be easy to find judgement about your parenting but not always that easy to find support.
     On this podcast episode I talk to you about:
    Motherhood and sisterhood Supporting other women Mommy Wars How we can help other parents learn by our example Listening to your heart and being a source of love After listening to this episode you will hopefully be thinking about how you can lift up the mothers around you and inspire them instead of passing judgement.
    For full show notes, click here.
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    *The Mama Instincts Podcast is sponsored by one of my favorite products: Regular Girl - a symbiotic blend of soluble fiber and probiotics. Use code MAMA at checkout to get 10% off your first order.
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    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

R24King ,

Honestly, so good!!

So many good points and reminders. She’s brought tears to my eyes several times. It always seems to be exactly what I needed to hear.

Coaching with Cara ,

An inspiration for positive parenting!

Carolina gives such great tips on how to be a more positive parent. With toddlers, I find myself yelling more than I’d like and her tips have helped me start to be a much happier and more joyful parent!

Maybelline_V ,

Fabulous podcast!

I absolutely adore Carolina, I love the work she does and the inspiration she sprinkles everywhere. This podcast has been wonderful and I am loving every episode she has released so far, It makes me feel like she is talking to me and all the subjects she has touched, are areas I am currently struggling with or that I need a little help! Thank you for keeping it real and for sharing all your knowledge and wisdom.

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