Not For Lazy Moms

Not For Lazy Moms

What mom is lazy? Being a mother is one of the most challenging, yet fulfilling jobs you can ever experience. It requires wearing several hats and using several hands to multitask and get the jobs done. Not for Lazy Moms is a community for new generation moms who want it all and do it all. We strive to be the best versions of ourselves - in our parenting, relationships, careers, and self-care. This is a podcast for everyone!... Show More

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How difficult is it to date or marry a person that already has children? In our first live podcast, Monique, Chris, Aly and Cousin Hank break it down. Plus, we hear from Monique’s Real Housewives of Potomac co-stars Karen Huger, Candiace Dillard and husband Chris Bassett, and Ashley and Michael Darby. Former Redskin Fred Smoot also drops by!

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September 17, 2019 56 sec

The Not For Lazy Podcast is going LIVE once again and this year we will feature a mini series at City Winery DC! Join us October 12, November 2, and December 14 as we discuss the hottest topics with some special guests! This is an event for everyone! We want it all! We do it all! And now, we do it live! Tickets and more details here: https://notforlazymoms.com/2019-live-podcast-mini-tour/

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September 10, 2019 52 min

What do you do on the days where everything is going wrong and you feel so overwhelmed? Monique, Chris and Aly share their own personal parenting tips (and vent a little bit too)!

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September 3, 2019

How do you deal with losing a loved one? How do you fully grieve and move forward with life? Has society desensitized us when it comes to dealing with death? Monique, Chris and Aly are joined by Cherie Rickard, host of the Real Girl Talk Podcast, to discuss dealing with life after dealing with loss.

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August 27, 2019 52 min

Some real talk about what happens when the honeymoon is over in your marriage and reality sets in. Monique, Chris, Aly and Cousin Hank talk sex, weight gain, finances, communication and more. And then, how do you recover and restore your relationship when life inevitably happens?

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Our episode this week is super special. Monique, Chris and Aly are joined by guest Sara Hood, aka Sara Lovestyle, to discuss parenting special needs children. Sara, the mom of a child with autism, shares her family's emotional journey. What are the biggest challenges parents of special needs children face? And how do you deal with the outside world that may not always be accepting of your children.

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August 13, 2019 44 min

From big boobs to small boobs to boob jobs and breastfeeding, nothing is off limits when Monique, Chris and Aly take on everything boobs in this week's episode.

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August 6, 2019 35 min

How much screen time is too much? What do you do when your kid is obsessed with your iPhone or tablet? Monique, Chris and Aly talk through the positives and negatives of screen time that might surprise you. Plus, the tricks they've used with their own children to cut down on screen time.

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July 30, 2019 62 min

Listen as we break down the myths of being a stay-at-home or career parent. Is one role greater than the other? Our special guest, Rachel Perkins, has experienced it all! By the time you finish the podcast, we’re sure our listeners will have a better appreciation for themselves and others!

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July 24, 2019 48 min

Do you get along with your in-laws? What can you do if you don't? What if your spouse doesn't realize their parents are causing issues in your relationship? How do you get past the issues and maintain peace?

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July 16, 2019 53 min

How do you stay in shape while you're pregnant? What is "normal" weight gain during pregnancy? And how do you lose the weight after? Plus, we ask Chris about his weight gain during Monique's pregnancies!

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July 9, 2019 48 min

How do you discipline your kids? Is there a right or wrong answer? What should you do when you and your partner disagree on a punishment? We get into it all on this week's episode. Plus, Chris, Aly and I discuss how our views on discipline have changed over the years.

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July 2, 2019 45 min

Is it possible to travel with kids and not be that parent everyone rolls their eyes at while boarding the plane? Yes! Listen to some of our funniest travel stories and how we overcome the stress of little humans on the road.

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June 25, 2019 53 min

What is your definition of balance? As life changes, we discuss how to maintain balance and a stress-free environment in your home, with your partner and your kids. This truly is an art that needs to be learned. But, we promise, it is attainable!

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June 18, 2019 63 min

Moms usually get all the credit but, on the heels of Father's Day, we want to give all the dads out there the credit they deserve. We're taking a time out to honor the accomplishments of the modern dad who not only provides for his family, but also spends quality, hands-on time with his kids. On this week's episode, we explore their secrets to being a Not For Lazy Dad!

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June 11, 2019 56 min

In honor of Pride Month, we’re discussing the successes and difficulties the LGBTQ community faces when it comes to same-sex parenting. And, for straight parents, we're asking the questions many won't ask out loud. This episode is not only educational and informative but, as always, we’re covering the topic in a fun and loving way.

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June 4, 2019 43 min

We kick off Season 2 of our podcast with a load of confessions as we share some of our most selfish parenting moments! We all have selfish tendencies, but do they make or break your child? Is it ok to have those moments in order to maintain your sanity? Listen and find out!

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October 16, 2018 59 min

The man…the myth…the legend behind the Instagram account _thebosssquad, also known as Monique’s brother Kevin, grabs the mic and delivers so much sass and honesty in our finale episode of the Not For Lazy Moms Podcast: The Mom Friend Intervention. “Be late and fabulous instead of on time and defeated,” is one of the first pieces of advice that Kevin gives to the mom who just wants to roll out of bed and into the produce aisle of th... Read more

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October 16, 2018 56 min

The man...the myth...the legend behind the Instagram account _thebosssquad, also known as Monique's brother Kevin, grabs the mic and delivers so much sass and honesty in our finale episode of the Not For Lazy Moms Podcast: The Mom Friend Intervention. "Be late and fabulous instead of on time and defeated," is one of the first pieces of advice that Kevin gives to the mom who just wants to roll out of bed and into the pro... Read more

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October 9, 2018 68 min

First time moms and Moms-to-be, we are here for you! Episode 11 is dedicated to you! Monique and her co-hosts go over the laundry list of items that they wish they had known during that first month of motherhood. Monique says, “A lot of people don’t keep it real about that first month. It’s almost like they want you to suffer. Well, we are here to keep it real today.” The only information Monique and Aly were given before giving bi... Read more

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