Co-hosts Meagan Francis and Sarah Powers have eight kids between them, little to grown. Weekly conversations offer practical tips and real-life encouragement for moms who want to enjoy motherhood more, and cut back on comparison, worry, and stress. We’re not experts, we’re moms who’ve been there. We’re not perfect, we’re real. Welcome to The Mom Hour.
The Mom Hour serves mothers everywhere who are eager for support and community. Who better to offer these than two moms who know what that feels like? Hosts Meagan and Sarah talk about the quirks of mothering and provide tips for the savvy working mom. Podcast listeners may learn about the best parenting hacks out there today.
Sarah and Meagan are relatable moms. From the first episode of The Mom Hour podcast, they share their failures and successes. The duo knows what it's like when a toddler melts down in public. The hosts have also had meltdowns in front of their kids. Meagan and Sarah share how they regulate their emotions during challenging moments. Teenagers have their moments, too. In one episode, psychologist Dr. Lisa Damour discusses helping teens manage enormous feelings. In another, Sarah Hart-Unger talks about her life as a full-time doctor and mom of three little ones. Her tips for time management may help many busy mothers.
Other show subjects include snacking rules for preschoolers, birthdays, and parenting in the era of social media. The plethora of mom advice online can overwhelm parents. But why not use social media for fun? Sarah and Meagan talk about how much they enjoy being social online. It's a beautiful way to connect with parents of all kinds from all over the globe.
The hosts also know that sometimes one needs a break. In an episode on weddings, they remind each other that being a parent is only one aspect of who they are. While gushing over Meagan's wedding photos, Sarah reveals her favorite part of witnessing a marriage.
Some Mom Hour episodes have the hosts answering listener questions. Parents can hear their advice on getting back to school after the summer. They can also learn how Meagan and Sarah would decline a party invitation for a child who doesn't want to attend. Kid politics can be tricky, too.
On this delightful parenting podcast, moms-and dads—can find helpful advice and a good laugh. New podcast episodes of The Mom Hour come out several days a week.