Hey friends! Welcome to the More Than a Mother podcast. This is the story and the woman behind the mom. The place where we uplift, encourage, and empower you on your business and motherhood ventures. At More Than a Mother, we believe you can pursue your dreams and be a great mom at the same time. I created the More Than a Mother podcast to help you ditch overwhelm, stop feeling guilty, and eliminate the busyness so you can achieve your dreams and goals while managing mom + work life. This weekly podcast dives deep into the issues that impact you as a whole woman, not just a mother. Each week, I’m bringing you inspirational stories, tips, and practical strategies to help you master your mindset and own your time so you can create space in your life for your dreams. Likewise, moms just like you, join me to share their stories and best tips to help you navigate your dreams, career/business, and motherhood. These are stories of hope, growth, resilience, faith, and healing that will uplift you on your journey to work-life harmony. Welcome to the More Than a Mother podcast. The story behind the mother, business, and brand. Now is your time to rise above and overcome your obstacles so you can create the life you desire. No need to doubt, you are definitely in the right place. Find out more: https://LaWannMoses.com Connect: https://instagram.com/LaWannMoses https://instagram.com/morethanamotherpodcast https://instagram.com/workingmompreneur
I absolutely love reading. There is so much to learn when you pick up a book. My guest today, Christine Mapondera is an author and publisher who is bringing the stories of Africa and African diaspora to life through her children's books.
Recognizing a need for children (and adults) to learn about Africa, Christine took things into her own hands and started creating stories and inviting us all into Makanaka's world. What st...
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and I couldn't let the month end without talking about motherhood and mental health. Today, I am taking it back to season 2 where my guest Dominique Battle and I discussed the impact of trauma on the mental health of mothers. Trauma and mental health are issues that impact everyone, including mothers. Unfortunately, we don't tend to our mental health as we do our physical health when i...
“I’ll be the “bad guy” and I’m okay with that.” I found myself repeating this multiple times in this past week-and-a-half. Sometimes motherhood requires us to make tough decisions. Choices that our family and kids may not always like. We have to learn to trust ourselves, our instincts and be okay with the tough choices we make on behalf of our kids.
In today's storytime, I discuss how an ordinary basketball program turned ...
Joining me today is Katherine Winter-Sellery CEO and Founder of Conscious Parenting Revolution.
Katherine brought her years of experience helping parents to her interview today. Combining our expertise, I love how we have an in-depth conversation on the issues that lie below the surface of parenting, human behaviors, and dynamics.
In this episode, Katherine shares:
What happens when you are brave enough to look yourself in the mirror and stop running from your past? I'll tell you. You find tremendous freedom, peace, and healing. In today's episode, we are talking all about the power and freedom in forgiveness.
Today I share:
Joining me today is Audrey Renee of Dear Single Mommy.
Audrey Renee is a writer, author, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and life coach. Audrey used to be homeless and live in a transitional home where God called her to start ministering to the hearts of mothers. It was there she found forgiveness and healing through blogging and letter writing.
God then placed a few things upon her heart and Audrey turned her pain into purpo...
Today in the guest chair is Dahnni McLean, author of "Blinded By the D".
Fun Fact: Dahnni and I have been friends for years. We have supported each other through our business and life journeys. In fact, Dahnni is the first (and maybe the only person to call me WannMo) which inspired by business entity name and various ventures that fall under that umbrella.
Fast forward to the present, Dahnni is not only a friend, but al...
In this IG live replay, Sherita and I sat down to talk about the importance of the “what” that we pour into our children. How “do as I say, not as I do” is not always the best way to live.
We dove deep into:
Today joining me in the guest chair are Shayna and Tracey of the Band of Mothers podcast and the Pump and Dump Live show. Shayna and Tracey have been friends since 8th grade. They created the Band of Mother's brand to help uplift other women and remind moms they are awesome. Shayna and Tracey's mission is to spread humor and generosity from mom to mom because we're all just doing the best we can.
What I love about Sha...
Moms are getting real and setting their own rules. Gone are the days of sacrificing everything for the sake of your family. These days moms are showing the world we can have our own definition of all.
Moms are peeling back the layers and flipping the script on this thing called motherhood. We are transparent in our journey and uplifting and empowering others moms along the way.?
Take a listen to this episode to find out why the s...
If I can be honest, I am tired. As a Black mother in America, I am exhausted. This episode takes a deep dive into my thoughts as a Black woman and mother in this country.
From the killing of Black people at the hands of law enforcement to the Black maternal health crisis to new Voter Suppression laws, it's hard to be Black right now. The unbearable grief and trauma of Black mothers are at an all-time high, leaving many asking...
Season 5 is back with more impactful solo episodes and amazing guests. This season we are going all the way up. The diversity among the guests this season is phenomenal. From moms with young kids to those with older kids, even empty nesters. I can't wait for you to hear all the advice these moms have to offer as they share their stories with you and offer tips to help you on your journey to achieving your dreams and goals.
In this episode rewind, I am joined by Aria Leighty, Founder & CEO of MOB (Mom Owned Businesses) Nation. Aria shares her struggles with imposter syndrome and how she started MOB when she didn't even feel prepared to be a leader. She also shares her thoughts on motherhood, the martyr complex, and the power of vulnerability and transparency in business and life.
In today's episode rewind, Toni-Ann from Real Happy Mom Blog & Podcast, is dishing out practical tips and advice to help you live your best life as not only a mother but a woman also. If you are stuck and want to get back to the person you were before you became a mom or before life got in the way then check out what Toni-Ann has to say about remembering who you are, loving the life you live, and getting things in order so ...
Have you ever taken the time to sit in the quiet and reflect on all that is happening around you? Sometimes you just have to take a break and sit with your thoughts.
Sitting in stillness and finding peace in the midst of chaos is a must. When the world is moving fast around you and all hell is breaking loose, it is up to you to do what you can to preserve your peace and protect your energy.
In this episode, I am sharing what I ...
The working mom and business owner life is hard! Managing your family, work and your dreams is not for the faint at heart. It can be exhausting, discouraging, and sometimes lonely. However, the reward is often worth the sacrifice. When you get into a rhythm and find a way to feel fulfilled and content not only as a mother but a woman also; that is a phenomenal feeling.
However, you can't build your dream off of someone else...
There is this belief that in order to be productive, you have to constantly be in the act of doing something. That is completely false. Rest is productive and sometimes the most productive thing taking the time to rest is the most productive thing you can do in a day.
In this episode, I share:
In this episode rewind, I sat down with Purpose Empowerment Coach, Philicia Wallace to discuss her own struggles with self-doubt and fear. Philicia shares how during her own walk, God dropped the vision for Slaying Self Doubt into her spirit way before she was ready. Being obedient to God's voice, Philicia pivoted and made the necessary adjustments to bring the vision God gave her to life. In this episode, Philicia shares:
Self-care is an empowering experience, but what exactly does empowering yourself through self-care means? In today's episode, I get real and transparent about what it means to empower yourself through self-care.
When many of people think of self-care, they think of bubble baths and facials, but in this episode, I go deeper and dive into the internal process of self-care and what it truly means to take care of yourself.
Join Paris Hilton each week as she speaks candidly with her friends and family, the hottest in movies, music, and television, innovators, creators, newsmakers, and icons. Paris will sit down for edgy, in depth conversations with a multitude of unexpected guests. She will interview people in a way that only Paris can. Questions and topics that are surprising and unanticipated. Honest, fun, open, inspiring and unpredictable. Loves it. Paris Hilton is an influencer, DJ, designer, recording artist, philanthropist, host, actress, model and author. Now, you can get closer and more personal than ever with Paris each week. This is Paris.
If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.
This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.
ALL THE SMOKE pairs two of the most outspoken and controversial players of their time. Known as fiery, intense competitors during their on-court careers, Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson are now two of the most widely respected voices by today’s crop of NBA stars. Serving as mentors to numerous players throughout the league and with their hands firmly on the pulse of the game, they have first-hand insight into the minds, lives and pressing issues facing today’s players. Barnes and Jackson, who have played alongside two generations of All-Stars, will dish on the latest news and drama from on and off the court without boundaries.
If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.