We're Momming Today! w/Lauren Simonetti

We're Momming Today! w/Lauren Simonetti

This is a podcast about Mom. It explores motherhood in all its shapes and sizes. Whether it's life as a working mom or a stay-at-home mom, we dissect the challenges, search for the solutions, embrace the crazy moments, and collect the treasures we find along the way. So grab a glass and come along for the nutty yet rewarding ride. “We’re Momming Today!”

Episodes

August 6, 2022 22 min
We’re Momming Today with the founders of “Mom Water,” Jill and Bryce Morrison and Kara Woolsey. They came up with the idea for their spiked water brand on vacation, got it off the ground during the COVID-19 pandemic, and ultimately quit their real jobs to expand business nationwide. Mom Water is made by moms, in celebration of moms, with each can featuring a special mom and her favorite flavor.  Learn more about your ad choices. Vi...
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We're Momming Today with Olivia Barnard, a single mom and realtor living near Austin, Texas. After chatting with other like-minded residents at her school district's board meetings, Olivia was inspired to not only take more action in her community, but to run for and ultimately win a spot on her school's board. She's sharing the top concerns for parents in her district, including masking students and the curriculum ...
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“We’re Momming Today” with manifestation coach and mother of two, Kathleen Cameron, about changing your mindset to get what you want. Cameron says giving up perfection is liberating, and tells us how to do it! From accepting a messy house, to channeling our femininity at work, to even rocking a bikini this summer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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“We’re Momming Today” with Dr. Ken Ginsburg, a father, pediatrician specializing in Adolescent Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and co-founder of the Center for Parent and Teen Communication. We're discussing why it’s so difficult to be an adolescent’s parent! Dr. Ken shares how to set boundaries, build trust, and most importantly, knowing when to seek help. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaph...
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“We’re Momming Today” with Mercedes Schlapp. Mother, Senior Fellow for CPAC and former advisor to President Donald Trump. She recollects her time in the White House while raising five daughters (even helping homeschool them during the pandemic), what advice she gave to the former president, & discusses how the American education system is affecting our youth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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“We’re Momming Today” with Florence Ann Romano, a child and “village” advocate, about how to identify and suppress “mom rage” to prevent yourself from unraveling… but also set a good example for your kids. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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“We’re Momming Today” with Elizabeth Nichols, a mother of four, about how she managed through receiving a prenatal diagnosis of a very rare heart defect for her third child, Sunley, while maintaining a sense of normalcy and hope for her family. Sunley has had three open heart surgeries and is a cheerful and vibrant four-year-old. Liz raises money to help others through the Write With Light Project. Learn more about your ad choices....
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“We’re Momming Today” with Jimmy Failla, host of FOX Across America and dad to son Lincoln, about raising kids in the age of rage that now targets even jokes from popular comedians like Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle. We're discussing how to react when you don’t find the joke funny, cancel culture, and if America will ever get its sense of humor back.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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“We’re Momming Today” with Danielle Dietz-LiVolsi. She adopted two boys from Ukraine years ago. One of them had problems eating solid foods, so she started to blend nuts and seeds to help him gain weight. He did, and that was the start of her nut and seed butter brand, Nuttzo. Dietz-LiVolsi also runs a nonprofit that helps bring nutrition and education to kids around the world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/a...
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We're Momming Today with Bethany Mandel, a contributing writer at Deseret News, editor of children's books, and a mom of five children under the age of eight! We're discussing the shocking baby formula shortage in the country right now, an issue affecting so many families out there. From supply chain issues to a factory closure, this has gone from a formula shortage to a full-blown crisis. What is being done about it? L...
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We're Momming Today with Andrea Koncz, Research Manager at the National Association of Colleges and Employers. She has two kids, two grandkids and knows a thing or two about the process of getting Junior into college. We're discussing what high school students can expect going into college and what college graduates can expect in this tight but promising job market. It's supposed to be the experience of a lifetime, but ...
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“We’re Momming Today” with Lee Woodruff, an impressive mother of four, author, philanthropist and wife to ABC’s Bob Woodruff, who suffered intensive brain injuries while covering the war in Iraq in 2006. The Woodruffs saw how the tragedy transformed their lives but also gripped a nation and went on to raise $80 million through their foundation to help military families. Lee shares how she survived the ordeal, raised fantastic child...
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“We’re Momming Today” with Gerald Kramer, a distinguished tutor with Manhattan Elite Prep based in New York City, about the deterioration of education in America… What he hears from parents—and students—from across the country, and how you can make sure Junior not only gets into the best school, but also the best one you can afford. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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“We’re Momming Today” with talk show host Jason Rantz about why “safety” has become one the most pressing issues facing parents right now. Rantz also ties in what’s fueling this recent and radical change in culture and society as we know it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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“We’re Momming Today” with Erika Sanzi, former educator and school board member, now the Director of Outreach at Parents Defending Education. Sanzi reports on what some districts across the country are teaching students about sexual and gender identity, and in many cases not telling the parents about their own children. Hear what questions you should be asking your child and school to unmask what might be going on. Learn more about...
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“We’re Momming Today” with Misty Phillip, founder of Spark Media, podcaster, wife and mom who also struggles with alopecia. Phillip tells us why Will Smith slapping Chris Rock for making a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s hair loss is wrong… and how to talk about these issues with our children. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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“We’re Momming Today” with Ronna McDaniel about how she became the second-ever female to chair the Republican National Committee. McDaniel explains how moms everywhere are joining the political frontlines, as a record number file to run for political office. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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“We’re Momming Today” with Reshma Saujani, author of “Pay Up: The Future of Women and Work,” about working moms’ specific corporate needs and how to get them, fast. It starts with parenting out loud and asking for help. That includes company subsidized childcare and paid parental leave. But it doesn’t end there… Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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We're Momming Today with Karen Neblett, the Executive Vice President of Business and Strategy Development at Kids2, AKA the parent company of Baby Einstein, Bright Starts and some other big brands. Between pandemic production issues, supply chain delays, closures of big-box toy stores and more, it seems like there's nowhere to buy our children toys anymore. Karen discusses how the toy industry is shifting to survive as well...
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“We’re Momming Today” with Meryl Rosenthal, founder and CEO of FlexPaths, a remote work advisor. Rosenthal has been advocating for flexible work hours and spaces for nearly two decades. She argues that the pandemic and rising crime rates have created the perfect business case for women looking to land the schedule of their dreams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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