PODCAST

Failing Motherhood

Danielle Bettmann | Wholeheartedly

If you're riddled with mom guilt, your temper scares you, you're terrified you're screwing up your kids and are afraid to admit any of those things out loud....this podcast is for you. Hosted by Danielle Bettmann, parent coach with Wholeheartedly, each episode is a storytelling interview about one mom's raw and honest experience of growth that leads to new perspectives and practical strategies. Each week we will normalize the struggle, share vulnerably about our insecurities, and rally around small wins and truths. We hope to convince you you're not alone and YOU are the mom your kids need. Interviews with experts that have brilliant insight to share will be sprinkled among interviews with moms just like you. We hope you see yourself, hear your story, and find hope and healing. Welcome to Failing Motherhood. You belong here!

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Smashing the Internal Patriarchy with Dr. Manuela Powell
Dr. Manuela Powell is a breast cancer surgeon turned mindset coach, working to liberate her clients to have the audacity to live a full life.   She fiercely believes the day all women realize how powerful they are will be the day the world completely changes for the better.After having her first child at 42, Dr. Manuela felt herself transition from an audacious, full-spirited powerhouse to June Cleaver, giving everything to everyone else.   She shares her journey to discovering life coaching, and how it's given her the power to be herself again.In this episode, she shares...How gratitude can become an excuseHow every woman struggles with internalized patriarchy The top 3 themes that come up with all her clientsHer practical advice for listeners is to...Become conscious of things so you can change thingsNotice the way you talk to yourself in your headFeel your feelingsWith Oklahoma just passing the most restrictive legislation to date, banning abortions at the point of fertilization... toward the end of the episode, Dr. Manuela and I address these motherhood-related US current events. // CONNECT WITH DR. MANUELA//manuelapowell.com Facebook: drmanuelapowellInstagram: @drmanuelapowellTikTok: @drmanuelapowellFREE Survive your Strong-Willed Child MasterclassSunday, June 5th at 3:00 PM Centralwww.parentingwholeheartedly.com/strong-willed*FREE* CALM BIG EMOTIONS GUIDEwww.parentingwholeheartedly.com/emotionsI believe in you & I'm cheering you on.Come say hi!  I'm @parent_wholeheartedly on Insta.Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Write a Review & Share with a friend!Support the show
4d ago
1 hr 9 mins
Thank You, Mama with Ana Tajder3 Years In: Reflections on being a SolopreneurUnderstanding Triggers, Stress + Emotions with Dr. Lynyetta WillisWhy it's SO Hard to Stay CalmThe Mental Load + Being a "Fun" Mom with Libby (The Honest Mom)How to Get on the Same PageConsent Parenting with Rosalia Rivera
Mar 1 2022
1 hr
Breaking the Cycle with Christie Lazo
A real-life "Luisa Madrigal (Encanto)", Christie Lazo is a Peruvian-Canadian eldest daughter in an immigrant family living in a multigenerational home with her dad after her mom died.After diving into her guilt/struggle with continuing to work full time, Christie speaks to her journey of healing her past and choosing to parent differently than she was parented.Among many topics, she invites us into her story of reclaiming her indigenous roots, Catholicism, consent culture, acceptance and trust, as well as Chancla/Sandalia culture.Her parents moved to Canada for a "better life".  For Christie, a "better life" includes her mental health, how she's raising her kids, and being a better parent as well."If I can heal so my daughter never has to, it's worth every effort."// CONNECT WITH CHRISTIE//VidawithChristie.comInstagram: @vidawithchristieTwitter: @VWCpodcast*FREE* CALM BIG EMOTIONS GUIDEwww.parentingwholeheartedly.com/emotionsCHAOS TO CALM: FREE Recorded Masterclasswww.parentingwholeheartedly.com/masterclass//SCHEDULE YOUR CONSULTATION CALL//FREE No-obligation zoom for more info-https://wholeheartedly.as.me/callMore details on my Sanity + Solutions 5-S Framework -www.parentingwholeheartedly.com/coachingI believe in you & I'm cheering you on.Come say hi!  I'm @parent_wholeheartedly on Insta.Join Danielle's Parenting Wholeheartedly community on Facebook.Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Write a Review & Share with a friend!Join Danielle's Parenting Wholeheartedly community on Facebook.Follow Wholeheartedly on Instagram or Facebook.Support the show (https://www.parentingwholeheartedly.com/community)
Feb 15 2022
1 hr 31 mins
The Teen Years with Aly PainFinally Finding ZEN with Irin RubinRealistic Expectations with Amanda Gurman
Expectations are premeditated resentments; future disappointments planned out in advance.How often are our expectations of our kids or ourselves - too high?Amanda Gurman of the Honest as a Mother podcast shares her journey to discovering how to ease up and lower the expectations she'd been handed.Through trial and error, she's come to terms with the kind of mom she is - and has embraced it.She shares practical ways she's allowing for her own needs to be met and we discuss how to avoid raising entitled kids.  We also highlight ways the pandemic has challenged this and what to do about it. I hope you let relief wash over you as you receive a signed permission slip from both of us to lower your expectations of yourself and just be YOU.// CONNECT WITH AMANDA//Instagram: @honest.as.a.mother_Order the Kids Mental Health at Home subscription boxes:kidsmentalhealthathome.com///SCHEDULE YOUR SANITY + SOLUTIONS CALL//FREE No-obligation zoom for more info-https://wholeheartedly.as.me/callCHAOS TO CALM: FREE Recorded Masterclasswww.parentingwholeheartedly.com/masterclassMore details on my Sanity & Solutions 5-S Framework -www.parentingwholeheartedly.com/coachingI believe in you & I'm cheering you on.Come say hi!  I'm @parent_wholeheartedly on Insta.Join Danielle's Parenting Wholeheartedly community on Facebook.Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Write a Review & Share with a friend!Join Danielle's Parenting Wholeheartedly community on Facebook.Follow Wholeheartedly on Instagram or Facebook.Support the show (https://www.parentingwholeheartedly.com/community)
Jan 4 2022
1 hr
Mom Rage with Jessie Ereddia
Jessie Ereddia is a life coach who helps angry moms manage their emotions. In this episode, she shares her own journey of navigating postpartum rage, how she learned how to manage her anger + anxiety, and 3 powerful thoughts to cling to.#1 - I have options.#2 - This has everything to do with them and nothing to do with me.#3 - I'm not failing. I'm simply a woman experiencing things physically + emotionally and there are actual solutions.How do anxiety + rage interconnect?Managing your ANGER begins with managing your ANXIETY.This is not anything about your identity. This is about what's going on in your mind.Jessie has a unique process for equipping moms to become empowered. She and her husband Grant are in the thick of parenthood with their three young daughters and reside in Atlanta, GA.// CONNECT WITH JESSIE //Instagram: @jessieereddiaJessieEreddia.comJOIN Wholeheartedly CALM - Starts January 3rd, 2022www.parentingwholeheartedly.com/group//SCHEDULE YOUR SANITY + SOLUTIONS CALL//FREE No-obligation zoom for more info-https://wholeheartedly.as.me/callMore details on my Sanity & Solutions 5-S Framework -www.parentingwholeheartedly.com/coachingCHAOS TO CALM: FREE Recorded Masterclasswww.parentingwholeheartedly.com/masterclassI believe in you & I'm cheering you on.Come say hi!  I'm @parent_wholeheartedly on Insta.Join Danielle's Parenting Wholeheartedly community on Facebook.Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Write a Review & Share with a friend!Join Danielle's Parenting Wholeheartedly community on Facebook.Follow Wholeheartedly on Instagram or Facebook.Support the show (https://www.parentingwholeheartedly.com/community)
Dec 21 2021
46 mins
No Longer Just Surviving with Chelsie VanderZandenParenting Around FamilyControversial Opinions with Renee ReinaKids' Mental Health at Home with Sara OlsherBuilding Resilience with Wendy Dickens
*BIG NEWS* // Kids' Mental Health Skills, DELIVERED //JOIN THE WAITLIST: Mightyandbright.com/mentalhealthWendy Dickens is here to talk trauma, adversity, shame, and hope.  She's worked with thousands of families in Shasta County, CA on the child welfare front and sees firsthand how generational cycles affect children today.Not only does she teach about Adverse Childhood Experiences, but encourages understanding rather than judgment for families that struggle.  They still care about their kids!She identifies the factors that BUILD adversity in children and the one thing they need to thrive. Together we challenge the "ideal" of rugged individualism and instead aspire toward a supportive community.Send this episode to a teacher or professional that works with kids - they'll benefit from her perspective and insight into creating trauma-informed approaches!//MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE//What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Bruce D. Perry and Oprah WinfreyThe Deepest Well - by Nadine Burke Harris HOPE RISING: How the Science of Hope Can Change Your Life by Casey Gwinn and Dr. Chan Hellman// CONNECT WITH WENDY//www.first5shasta.orghttps://strengtheningfamiliesprogram.org/https://www.helpmegrowshasta.com/Champions for NorCal Kids - InstagramFirst 5 Shasta - InstagramCHAOS TO CALM: FREE Recorded Masterclasswww.parentingwholeheartedly.com/masterclass//SCHEDULE YOUR SANITY + SOLUTIONS CALL//FREE No-obligation next step for more info-https://wholeheartedly.as.me/callI believe in you & I'm cheering you on.Come say hi!  I'm @parent_wholeheartedly on Insta.Join Danielle's Parenting Wholeheartedly community on Facebook.Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Write a Review & Share with a friend!Support the show (https://www.parentingwholeheartedly.com/community)
Oct 12 2021
1 hr 23 mins
LIVE Coaching Session with Ty NaredWhat I Wish I'd Known Sooner with Allison Livingston
Allison Livingston is the founder of 5 Steps to Connect with Your Strong-Willed Child.  She started learning Mindful Parenting tools in 2005 to navigate power struggles and challenging behaviors with her oldest strong-willed child. Her extensive education + experience in Nonviolent Communication and work as a Certified Mediator gives her a unique mindset in relation to BIG emotions and power struggles. In this episode, she shares her journey (in hindsight) of discovering she was raising a strong-willed child, the counterintuitive trick to connection, and 3 things she wished she'd known sooner.Kids that have different natures require different approaches.There are ways to parent that are more conducive to feeling like partners, yet are not permissive.They actually NEED firm boundaries + clear communication to build trust.Her advice (among many gems shared) includes befriending your emotions, counting your shoulds, and taking action now.This episode pairs well with Ep. 38: Survive your Strong-Willed Child// CONNECT WITH ALLISON //https://www.5stepstoconnect.com/Strong-Willed Kids Summit//SCHEDULE YOUR SANITY + SOLUTIONS CALL//FREE No-obligation next step for more info-https://wholeheartedly.as.me/callMore details on my Sanity & Solutions 5-S Framework -www.parentingwholeheartedly.com/coachingCHAOS TO CALM: FREE Recorded Masterclasswww.parentingwholeheartedly.com/masterclassI believe in you & I'm cheering you on.Come say hi!  I'm @parent_wholeheartedly on Insta.Join Danielle's Parenting Wholeheartedly community on Facebook.Subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Write a Review & Share with a friend!Support the show (https://www.parentingwholeheartedly.com/community)
Sep 14 2021
46 mins