58 episodes

From pregnancy thru motherhood, the military working mom brings military women information and resources to help you navigate the balance between mom, wife, and military life.

The Military Working Mom Drea Jones

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

From pregnancy thru motherhood, the military working mom brings military women information and resources to help you navigate the balance between mom, wife, and military life.

    Training Your Mind To Be A High Performing Leader and Mom (featuring Dr Jannell MacAulay)

    Training Your Mind To Be A High Performing Leader and Mom (featuring Dr Jannell MacAulay)

    As a mom and military member we all may feel like we can "do it all." But if doing it all means getting little to no sleep, working long hours or on the weekend, or not spending the amount of quality time with your spouse or children you desire...don't worry you are not alone. Jannell MacAulay was going through these actions when one day she hit her breaking point. From that point on she was on a mission to find how someone can be a high-achieving leader in a high stress environment while not sacrificing family or self-care. Listen in to her experience and what has lead her to being the trailblazer on incorporating mindset in military training.

    • 31 min
    Women in Combat Roles: The story behind opening all combat roles for women (featuring Veronica Senia)

    Women in Combat Roles: The story behind opening all combat roles for women (featuring Veronica Senia)

    Women have not always been allowed to apply for any position in the Military. In 2013 the SECDEF stated that over 200,000 combat coded positions would be open to women. In this podcast we have one of the team members who helped make this happen. Listen in as she tells why the initiative came about and how they executed the order over two years with research and analysis to build standards of operation for each job.

    • 20 min
    Service Women Advocating for Breastmilk Transportation Reimbursement

    Service Women Advocating for Breastmilk Transportation Reimbursement

    Have you ever been asked to travel, deploy, or PCS while you were still breastfeeding? Did you go because you felt like you had to for your career? Or did you happen to turn it down because there was not a viable means for you to get your breastmilk home for your child?
    In this episode we have gathered some of the representatives across the services who are pursuing to change the Joint Travel Regulation's wording so that the DoD would be required to reimburse the transportation of breastmilk to help both mom and baby.

    • 29 min
    A Mil Mom's Story Behind Building Altitude Accessories (featuring Christin Anderson)

    A Mil Mom's Story Behind Building Altitude Accessories (featuring Christin Anderson)

    Christin Anderson, a Coast Guard and dual mil veteran shares her heart grabbing story of how her business Altitude Accessories started and why she chooses to support military members in showing unit support!

    • 25 min
    A Military Mom's Breastfeeding Story Featuring Christian K

    A Military Mom's Breastfeeding Story Featuring Christian K

    Listen in as an Army woman and mom, Christian K, tells her breastfeeding journey in the workplace for both of her children. She shares her story to not only let you know what you may encounter and that you are not alone; but, she shares it to make the issue known and to assist the current initiative to include verbiage in the JTR that would initiate breastmilk transportation to be a reimbursable expense! Spread the word!

    • 25 min
    Building Military Children's Resilience to Conquer Traumatic Events (featuring Maria Natapov)

    Building Military Children's Resilience to Conquer Traumatic Events (featuring Maria Natapov)

    Maria is an expert in coaching parents how to prepare their children to be able to face anxiety and traumatic events and come out the other side unscathed. Listen in as we go over how military children are affected by traumatic events and how you can ensure they remain resilient through all the moves, deployments, and time apart from family.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Jessica Ancheta ,

Quality Topics for Real People with Real Problems

Absolutely love Drea Jones speaking voice! More importantly she brings up great topics and individuals with a lot of knowledge who make a lot of sense.❤️

band nerd in germany ,

Excellent resource for everyone!

This podcast is a really great resource for military moms, but also for dependent spouses, military spouses, and leaders. The topics discussed affect military moms primary, but our families and leaders also play a role in ensuring our success. Thank you for this podcast!

Army mom of two under two ,

Filling a void

This podcast fills a huge void in information and resources for military women. The host chooses great guests, who are knowledgeable and credible. There is a huge gap in community surrounding military women and moms, and this podcast is helping to bridge that gap. Thank you and keep doing what you’re doing!

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