15 Audio Drama Podcasts to Distract You

15 Audio Drama Podcasts to Distract You

I love podcasts; I mean I do have my own podcast (Me Before Mom). I started out the way most people do with true crime, then I move to entertainment, and then I found my true love in podcast form: audio drama. If you like books on tape (do they ever call it books on … Read more

Me Before Mom Season 1, Ep. 6: Should we have best friends?

Best friends. We all want one. We all have one, right? This is why I’m teaching my kids to not  have a best friend: labels can ruin relationships. Bert takes what could be considered a controversial stand this week. She makes a case against the concept of having a best friend. She didn’t come to this … Read more

Me Before Mom Season 1, Ep. 7: Finding Time to Exercise

We’re told that we need to be active. The media, doctors, society show us images of active women, mothers running with children in jogging strollers. The problem is that it’s so hard to feel like you have any time to yourself, let alone time to work out. In this episode I share my tips on … Read more

Me Before Mom Season 1, Ep. 5: Extracurriculars

How do you know when your child is doing too much extracurricular activities? You can say 'no'. It doesn't make you a bad mother to protect your child's time and emotional energy. #parenting #sportsmom #dancemom #soccermom

We all have a little bit of FOMO (fear of missing out) and while that’s to be expected, how often do we project those feelings onto our kids? How do we know when enough is enough? My family took a break from extracurricular activities for an entire year and this is what happened. Are your … Read more

Me Before Mom Season 1, Ep. 4: Ask for Help

This week I discuss the difficulties of asking for help. You can’t deny it, asking for help isn’t easy at all and most of us think of it as a sign of weakness. I’ll tell you about my own experience as well as my mother’s experiences a s a military wife and mom. From mom … Read more