The NYAM Project Podcast

The NYAM Project Podcast

A weekly podcast consisting of anecdotes and interviews from everyday mothers and experts alike, highlighting real motherhood and questioning what we think we know about parenting and motherhood.... Show More

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Karen Thurm Safran, author of the book Parenting: Let's Make a Game of It, stops in to talk about her book, and about how her Mary Poppins-style parenting helped her through her times as a single mom, and even through her life as an adult. 

Keep up with Karen:

Website: https://parentingletsmakeagameofit.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorKarenThurmSafran/

JOIN OUR FACEBOOK GROUP: facebook.com/groups/nyamcomm

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Former nanny and life balance coach, Alissa Lopez, stops by to give us a run-down of her recent article: a daily, real-life self-care plan for moms that serves to help us keep it together during some pretty trying times.

 Alissa's article

Keep up with Alissa: 

Her website: familiesdo.com
Her instagram: instagram.com/families.do
Her Facebook: facebook.com/familiesdo
Her Twitter: twitter.com/familiesdo

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April 12, 2020 40 min

Margaret Ables and Amy Wilson of the What Fresh Hell Podcast stop by to talk about expectations and worries in parenthood, and how they're often so much different from what's actually needed of us. Tweet, tweet.

In other news, NYAM now has a Facebook community group! Follow the link below to get there and join: 

Website: whatfreshhellpodcast.com/
Facebook: facebook.com/whatfreshhellcast/
Instagram: instagram.com/whatfreshhellc...

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April 6, 2020 20 min

Tasha of Confessions of a Tiny Teacher stops by to share some great ideas for how to keep little ones busy and learning while at home. She also shares her outlook on what's most important for stability at home.

To receive the free 85+ at home ideas: https://bit.ly/3e5PsLd

Tasha's website: http://www.confessionsofatinyteacher.com/
Tasha's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/confessions_of_a_tiny_teacher/

Our website: w...

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March 23, 2020 37 min

Based on my recent article on NYAM's website, I talk a bit about the methods that have been helping me get through this whole isolation thing a bit easier. 


Website: wearenyam.com
Instagram: instagram.com/thenyamproject
Facebook: facebook.com/thenyamproject
Twitter: twitter.com/thenyamproject 

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March 15, 2020 27 min

In this solo episode, I talk about how being told to "enjoy every moment" is harmful, and why we should stop saying it to parents. 


I also talk about why my book has been postponed til July 7th. To sign up for the book list for more info, go to theariannabradford.com, or go here: http://book.theariannabradford.com/q6w8n8


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February 24, 2020 32 min

Therapist Kara LCSW, CADC I sits down to talk with us about Imposter Syndrome as it affects us in work and in parenting, and how we can beat it and prevent it. 

Kara's article is here: https://www.ancoratherapy.com/2018/05/02/imposter-syndrome/

Reach Kara on her website: ancoratherapy.com
Facebook: facebook.com/ancoracounseling
Instagram: instagram.com/ancoracounseling

Find out more about us: wearenyam.com
Facebook: facebook.com/then...

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February 9, 2020 31 min

Professional dominatrix Natasha Strange joins us to discuss sex and sexuality after kids, the need for honesty when discovering each other's sexual interests, and appreciating your body for how amazing it is right now. 

Natasha's website: kittenwithawhip.com
Her Instagram: instagram.com/msnatashastrange
Her Twitter: twitter.com/natashastrange
Her playspace: subrosapdx.com

To check out more about NYAM: 

Website: wearenyam.com
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February 3, 2020 30 min

In this solo episode, I rant a bit about our fear of not knowing everything, and why it's not realistic or fair to expect yourself to relate to every person's story. 

The Mimosas with Moms Episode mentioned: https://apple.co/2GS7sZS

Website: wearenyam.com
Facebook: facebook.com/thenyamproject
Instagram: instagram.com/thenyamproject
Twitter: twitter.com/thenyamproject 

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January 27, 2020 39 min

NYAM alum, Andrea, visits to have a great talk with Arianna about friends, finding your people, and accepting necessary loneliness. 

Andrea's NYAM article: http://wearenyam.com/the-project/andrea-1

Our website: wearenyam.com
Instagram: instagram.com/thenyamproject
Facebook: facebook.com/thenyamproject
Twitter: twitter.com/thenyamproject

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January 12, 2020 38 min

In our first episode of the new season, we sit down with Carla Naumburg, PhD, licensed social worker and author of HOW TO STOP LOSING YOUR SH*T WITH YOUR KIDS. She talks to us about her personal struggles with shit-losing, BuRPs and FARTS, and the importance of self compassion.

Carla's website: carlanaumburg.com 
Carla's Instagram: instagram.com/carlanaumburg

Our website: wearenyam.com
Instagram: instagram.com/thenyamproject
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December 16, 2019 29 min

For the final episode of 2019, we sit down with Bonnie, one of NYAM's earliest moms and contributors, to discuss her struggles with sleep deprivation, having one child, and how doing your best is the best you can do. 

Bonnie's article is here: http://wearenyam.com/blog/who-needs-sleep

Our website: wearenyam.com
Social media: facebook.com/thenyamproject
                      instagram.com/thenyamproject
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December 2, 2019 27 min

We sit down with therapist and "mom coach," Dr. Raquel Muller, to talk about how supermoms don't really exist, and how we can take steps to allow ourselves to be the human beings we've always been. 

Dr. Mueller's website: joyfulimperfectioncounseling.com 
Facebook: facebook.com/joyfulimperfectioncounseling

Find out more about NYAM: wearenyam.com
Facebook: facebook.com/thenyamproject
Instagram: instagram.com/thenyampr...

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December 1, 2019 26 min

We're visited by Abbey Williams, host of the Mimosas with Moms podcast, to talk about how being a mother with big dreams can come with its own challenges. 

Mimosas with Moms is available anywhere you podcast. 
Facebook: https://bit.ly/2rFAZlo
Instagram: instagram.com/mimosaswithmoms

NYAM website: wearenyam.com
Facebook: facebook.com/thenyamproject
Instagram: instagram.com/thenyamproject
Twitter: twitter.com/thenyamproject 

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November 18, 2019 28 min

This interview with NYAM alum, Kendra, has everything: talks of advocating for yourself, the struggles of women receiving medical diagnoses, and the reasons -- the many reasons -- why talking about your story makes all the difference. 

Website: wearenyam.com
Instagram: @thenyamproject
Facebook: facebook.com/thenyamproject
Twitter: @thenyamproject 

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November 12, 2019 24 min

Divorce isn't easy by any stretch, but it can end amicably. All we need is to do the internal work, and to welcome the changes that come. Divorce consultant Anna Demouchet talks about how to navigate the decision more smoothly in this episode by sharing her experiences and expertise. 

Find out more about Anna: 

Website: annademouchet.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/peacefuldivorcesolutions/
Instagram: instagram.com/annademou...

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A solo episode that talks about the age-old argument: of all of the parenting choices, who has it harder? 

Find out more: wearenyam.com

Usernames on Facebook and Instagram: thenyamproject

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October 27, 2019 31 min

Serra Hadsell stops by to talk about her experience in adoption, and how she deals with questions and suggestions from outside influences. 

Serra can be found at serravision.com

The Boob Job/Adopted Kids video can be found here: https://bit.ly/2p9jitB

Find out more at wearenyam.com or on social media under the name thenyamproject

Intro and outro music is Moody Swing by Oshova

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October 14, 2019 25 min

Sarah, mother of one toddler and a co-teacher of many more, stops in to verify that toddlers are tough, and that the struggles is real. 

Intro and Outro music is Moody Swing by Oshova

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October 7, 2019 32 min

Not the show's anniversary -- my anniversary!

In honor of my wedding anniversary, my husband, Mark, stops in to talk about marriage, children, communication, and how I like my sandwiches.

Intro and outro is Moody Swing by Oshova

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