No Need to Explain with the Mental Health Mamas

No Need to Explain with the Mental Health Mamas

Parenting is hard. When you have a child who doesn’t fit neatly into a box, it can be even more challenging. With the Mental Health Mamas, there’s No Need to Explain. We get it. Join us as we share a bit of what we’ve learned along the way, talk openly about mental health, share the voices of other Experts by Experience, work to help you feel less alone and gently remind you to do your best to take care of yourself while also taking care of your people.

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June 28, 2022 14 min

As the Mental Health Mamas bring their second season to a close, Tina and Serena provide a peek behind the scenes and answer some of the most asked questions. Tune in to hear why exactly they decided to start a podcast, how they’re handling the long-distance co-host relationship, why podcasting can be a little lonely and more!

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This week the Mental Health Mamas are joined by Megan Eddinger, aka the No BS Mama, who has the ultimate goal of normalizing all the parts of motherhood that no one tells you about so that other moms don’t feel so alone in their journeys. Listen in to hear Megan talk about becoming a mother at the age of 18, how we can better support moms and why messages during COVID around “everyone struggling” were really unhelpful.

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In this week’s episode the Mental Health Mamas are joined by Dr. Luisa Sanz, a psychiatrist with over 25 years of experience as well as a lived experience expert having grown up with two brothers with schizophrenia. Tune in to hear Luisa talk about her experiences growing up with her brothers, the pervasiveness of mental health stigma, and what we need to do as a society to eradicate that stigma.

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In this week’s episode, the Mental Health Mamas are joined by Rachel Bailey. Rachel has a masters in Clinical Psychology, she is a certified parent educator, a fellow podcaster and (most importantly) a mom. Tune in to hear Rachel share her experiences raising kids with big emotions, what it means to be parenting from a state of “Yuck” and why the Parenting Long Game is better than Band-aid Parenting.

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This week the Mental Health Mamas are thrilled to bring some youth voice and perspective to the podcast. Sarah Humpherys is a nationally published author and a self-proclaimed die hard fantasy nerd. Tune in to hear Sarah talk about the impact of mental health on her writing, what life has been like during the pandemic, tips for aspiring writers and more!

Visit Sarah’s website: https://www.sarahhumpherys.com/

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In this week’s episode, the Mental Health Mamas are joined by fellow podcaster Amanda Gorman. Tune in to the conversation to hear Amanda talk about her personal experience with addiction while parenting, the truth about marijuana addiction, finding your village and more!

Visit Amanda’s website: https://www.findingyourvillage.com/podcast 

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Dawn Daum joins the Mental Health Mamas this week to discuss parenting with PTSD after experiencing childhood trauma. Listen in to the conversation about mental health, parenting and the importance of connection.

Visit Dawn’s website: https://parentingwithptsd.wordpress.com/

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There are those moments when you find yourself having a bad day and an unexpected positive text has a way of making things a little bit better. This week the Mental Health Mamas are joined by Johnny Crowder, founder and CEO of Cope Notes, a text based mental health platform that provides daily support to users in nearly 100 countries around the world. Tune in to hear why Johnny started Cope Notes, how a simple text can change your ...

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May is Mental Health Month and Serena and Tina are launching it with a conversation with Marti Post Bledsoe, the executive director of the On Our Sleeves movement for children’s mental health. You won’t want to miss this conversation about The Great Collide which is a report on the Impact of Children’s Mental Health on the Workforce, some really great resources available for parents, and why organizations should be staffing more li...

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In this week’s episode, the Mental Health Mamas are joined by Heather Plett, author, facilitator, speaker and founder of The Centre for Holding Space. In 2015 she wrote a blog post about How to Hold Space which has now been viewed by over 10 million people and which launched “holding space” from the seed of an idea to a frequently discussed practice. If you’ve ever used the term “holding space”, practiced holding space for someone ...

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In this week’s episode, the Mental Health Mamas are joined by Dr. Jennifer Reid, The Reflective Doc. Jennifer has expertise in medicine, psychotherapy and coaching and helps individuals overcome anxiety, optimize sleep and move through stressful transitions. Tune in to hear our conversation around the challenges of getting a good night’s sleep and what we can do about it.

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Amber Wilfahrt joins the Mental Health Mamas this week to talk about creating systems and habits to help busy moms find time for themselves. Amber is a wife, mom, entrepreneur and fellow podcaster. Tune in to hear Amber talk about her own journey to wellness and how she’s removing the mom guilt from self-care.

Visit Amber’s website: https://www.amberwilfahrt.com/
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In this week’s episode, the Mental Health Mamas are joined by Lauren Fonvielle, accredited EFT practitioner, a trauma informed yoga teacher, and certified Reiki practitioner. Lauren believes that healing happens from the inside out. Tune in to learn more about each of these modalities and how Lauren was drawn to these practices.

Visit Lauren’s website: https://www.mindshiftwithlauren.com/ 
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March 29, 2022 22 min

In this week’s episode, the Mental Health Mamas are joined by Sam Eaton, author, speaker, and founder of Recklessly Alive, a suicide prevention organization that is working toward a world with zero deaths by suicide. Tune in to hear Sam share his personal story of suicide survival, his thoughts on talk therapy, what it mean to be Recklessly Alive, and more!

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This week the Mental Health Mamas are joined by Carline Crevecoeur, a Haitian American board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist who after 20 years of medical service in New York and Pennsylvania, chose to give up her career to raise and homeschool her five children. Carline has written a memoir called, Pressure Makes Diamonds, which shares the story of her journey homeschooling her five children while also undergoing treatment...

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March 15, 2022 13 min

In this week’s episode, Serena and Tina have a long overdue conversation about Living with Uncertainty.  No matter what your life situation, we have all experienced uncertainty during the last two years of a global pandemic.  Join them this week for this thoughtful conversation.  

Seven Ways to Cope with Uncertainty from Greater Good Science Center
Advice for Dealing with Uncertainty from People Who’ve Been There Life Kit from NPR

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In this week’s episode, the Mental Health Mamas are joined by Dr. Shannon Scott-Vernaglia who works at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children as the Associate Chief for Clinical Faculty Development. Tune in to hear Shannon share her own story of debilitating depression, how we can better support the mental health of both the patients and the doctors, and what it might look like if all children and families were getting just wh...

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In this week’s episode, Tina and Serena talk with filmmaker Luke Renner about his film, What Lies Inside: Healing in the Face of Trauma. He speaks candidly about his own trauma, how it has affected his life, and how he coped while making this groundbreaking film.

Visit Luke’s Website: https://www.lukerenner.com/

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February 22, 2022 34 min

Compassion Resilience is the power to return to a position of empathy, strength, and hope after the daily experience of whatever challenges we may face. It is the ability to maintain our physical, emotional and mental well-being while responding compassionately to people who are suffering. It allows us to be able to find optimism in an imperfect world. Tune in to this week’s episode to hear the Mental Health Mamas give an overview ...

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This week the Mental Health Mamas are joined by Reilly Flynn, co-founder of Lome, an app developed to help families flourish. Tune in to hear Reilly talk about the crisis of busyness and distraction facing families, how intentionality can help support family life and why as a father of young children he created Lome with the whole family in mind.

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