82. Mental Health Mamas: Talking Parenting Tool Kits and Normalizing Mental Health

Happiness through Hardship

Mar 23 2022 • 46 mins

The Mental Health Mamas are raising kids and gathering connections to normalize conversations around mental health in this messy world. Tina Hallock and Serena Ward - otherwise known as the Mental Health Mamas - are today's guests on "Happiness through Hardship" - The Podcast. They are mothers, educators and podcast hosts where they dive into topics ranging from long distance parenting to compassion resilience. On this episode, we chat about raising children with behavioral health challenges and it's filled with resources, real-life stories and tools for our parenting tool kits. Whether you're a parent or not, this episode provides inspiration on finding champions and positive relationships. Please listen and let us know what you think. Reach out to PrettyWellness on Instagram as well as rate, review and subscribe. Your review helps us with our podcast ranking, the higher we are ranked, the more people can be inspired by these wonderful guests. SHOW NOTES 6:42 - Where to begin when facing behavioral issues with your child. 10:15 - How to advocate for your child. 13:17 - Finding champions and encouragement. 16:31 - Tips on supporting older children in a less obvious way. 19:56 - Additional resources. 21:54 - Favorite tools for mental wellness. 29:33 - Don’t focus on what other people say about your parenting. 33:50 - Red flags. 39:23 - Caryn, Tina and Serena play The Grateful Game. CONNECT with Mental Health Mamas Website: https://mentalhealthmamas.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/noneedtoexplainpodcast/?hl=en Twitter: https://mobile.twitter.com/mhmamas Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/No-Need-to-Explain-107233731192125/ "No Need to Explain" - podcast: https://mentalhealthmamas.com/podcast Ilia lipstick: https://amzn.to/3L4vRdJ MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources. Visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org for a chat option or call 1-800-273-8255. Crisis Text Line: Our goal is to help texters move from hot moments to a cool calm. Website: www.crisistextline.org - USA text 741741 - Canada text 686868 - UK text 85258 - Ireland 50808 NAMI HelpLine: resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members, caregivers and community: 800-950-NAMI (6264) SAMHSA’s National Helpline for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. 1-800-662-HELP (4357) Mama’s Comfort Camp: https://www.facebook.com/groups/mamas.comfort.camp Call the National Parent Helpline® 1-855-427-2736 (4APARENT) CONNECT with us www.PrettyWellness.com/podcast - for more information on the podcast episodes 
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