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Authentic Moments is a weekly show for parents and anyone who works or is involved in some capacity with children. The main theme of the show is personal growth in the context of parenting. As we raise our children, we grow ourselves. We talk about the importance of healing from our traumas, making sense of our stories, breaking free from our patterns and triggers, finding our authentic voice in parenting, living our truth, befriending our emotions, managing stress, cultivating compassion, self love, empathy and becoming more mindful in order to show up greatly in our parenting.
Childhood trauma is highly prevalent in our society. About my guest Laura Reagan, LCSW-C is an integrative trauma therapist in the Baltimore metro area and the host of Therapy Chat podcast. Laura and her associates work with survivors of traumatic events using mindfulness, expressive arts, parts work, somatic methods, play therapy and sand tray to […]Read more...
Marion Rose, PhD talks about what self-compassion is, how it has helped her, common myths about it and how you can cultivate a self-compassion practice. We also talk about what makes parenting hard. What does she mean when she asks: are you hitting yourself with emotional sticks? Prior to becoming a mother she had done a lot […]Read more...
This is our monthly special episode where I co-host the show with another colleague. For now, I have a Mystery Seat for each month and I invite passionate coaches or parent educators to host the show with me. Here is the December’s MSE, How To Set Limits without Harshness, Shame and Fear For the monthly […]Read more...
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Why My Awesome Listeners Love The Show
“I love your enthusiasm. I love that you clearly state that raising children goes along with personal growth. I really like that you give clear advice. I even like the possibility of talking to you and asking questions. It helps me a lot. I love the variety of topics and guests. It makes the whole podcast so authentic. ”-Katja
“What I love about the podcast is all the pieces of wisdom that I write. I feel like Authentic Moments is like a mini class. It expands my mind and gives me to think about things. They make for interesting discussions with my kids too (14y and 17y). I share things that I learn with them. ”
-Tina, Mom of 4 children
“I like the guests you have on the podcast. There is always a golden nugget that I can take away. I like the way you present practical tools to the parents and you just make authentic parenting attainable. So many parents want to parent in a more gentle way, without all the punishments and you have great ideas that you talk about. ”
-Isabelle, Mom of 6 children
“I love the show because it was exactly what I needed at exactly the right time and I didn’t even know it! It’s life changing. It’s revolutionary. I feel understood. Anna is so relatable. Every episode resonates with me somehow. Your authenticity comes through. All parents need this info and support that you provide. It’s so helpful. For me, it as a life saver! "
-Angela, Mom of 2 girls