The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast: How To Not Feel Disappointed on Valentine's Day

Has Valentine's Day been one huge disappointment year after year? Whether it's treated like another day or your husband completely misses the mark.. tune into this episode to prevent future disappointment when it comes to this day of love.

In this week's episode of The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast, I shared:

  • Why Valentine's Day has been disappointing
  • The 3 mistakes I've made that have led to my disappointment on Valentine's Day
  • What you can do to experience Valentine's Day without the disappointment this year and the years to come

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The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast: The #1 Phrase Successful Couples Use

Have you ever wondered what successful couples are doing differently that make their marriage better?

In a research study of 40,000 couples, researchers John and Julie Gottman discovered that all the successful couples said one phrase to their significant other.

In this week's episode of The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast, I shared:

  • What phrase successful couples say
  • What this phrase does to the connection with your spouse
  • How this affects how you handle conflict or resentment
  • A fun homework assignment

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The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast: Overcoming Burnout Through Hormones and Gut Health with Marisa Faye

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The typical experience of motherhood is to feel tired and overwhelmed. We assume that it's because we have more responsibilities that drain our energy and take from our free time, but what if it's more to it than that?

In this week's episode of The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast, I interviewed Marisa Faye from Marisa Faye Wellness.

Marisa Faye, MPH BCHN FNTP is a women's hormone and gut health expert with a robust online nutrition and wellness practice supporting women all over North America through her signature hormone healing course the Balanced Hormone Blueprint and one-on-one transformative private client services.

In this interview, Marisa shares:

  • Why hormones and gut health are important
  • How imbalanced and gut health affects moms postpartum
  • What Marisa recommends paying attention to that affect your hormones and gut health

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The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast: How Resentment Affects Your Marriage

Resentment is something everyone feels from time to time throughout the life of their marriage.

While resentment is common in marriage, it doesn't have to tear your marriage apart so that you two are eternally miserable in a co-parenting roommate dynamic or send you straight down the road to divorce.

What if you started seeing resentment as a valuable clue to how you can make your marriage better? So that you can feel closer and more satisfied in it?

In this week's episode of The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast, I shared:

  • The differences between how a healthy couple handles resentment and how an unhappy one does
  • What resentment is rooted in
  • The impact resentment has on your relationship when left undealt with or when you don't have the proper tools to deal with it
  • What's going on behind the scenes when we act from our resentment

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The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast: How To Have A Marriage That's Fun, Passionate and Supportive

Has your marriage gotten away from what you had hoped for and you desire a marriage that feels more fun, passionate and supportive?

In this week's episode of The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast, I shared:

  • What happens to most marriages after the couple become parents
  • What to be mindful of to bring back and create more joy, connection and love
  • What can happen if things stay the same in your marriage

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The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast: Declutter Your Home To Support Your Life + Marriage with Deanna Yates

In this week's episode of The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast, I interviewed Deanna Yates from Wannabe Clutter Free.

Deanna Yates is the founder and CEO of Wannabe Clutter Free and the host of the popular podcast, the Wannabe Minimalist Show, where she helps busy families learn how to let go of the stuff holding them back so they can enjoy more time together, stop spending their weekends cleaning house, and wake up excited for the day ahead.

In this interview, Deanna shares:

  • How decluttering helps you live more intentionally
  • Tips on how to declutter (even toys!)
  • How to get your husband on board with your vision for your home

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The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast: How To Teach Your Spouse How To Communicate Better In A Fight

Have you started becoming more intentional about changing how you and your spouse argue but it doesn't seem like they're putting in the work?

If you've ever wished you could just tell them what to do and they'd do it or even just wave a magical wand over you two so you could transform your communication to be healthier, then this episode is for you!

In this week's episode of The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast, I shared:

  • What you can do to help your marriage communication improve
  • Why criticizing how they communicate won't work
  • What you should focus on to change how you two argue

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The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast: Overcoming Overgiving with Suzanne Culberg

As a mom, do you feel like you're constantly feeling depleted, overwhelmed and burned out from giving everyone else what they need?

If there's something all moms agree on, it's the lack of support we receive to help us get through the overwhelm in motherhood.

In this week's episode of The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast, I interviewed Suzanne Culberg.

Suzanne Culberg is an author and coach who helps over-givers and people pleasers learn to set boundaries and say 'No' without feeling like a bitch. Suzanne is known for her straight-talking and her wacky t-shirts. She lives in Sydney, Australia with her husband and 2 awesome children.

In this interview, Suzanne shares:

  • Why women tend to overgive after becoming a mom
  • The link between overgiving and overconsuming
  • Why it's hard for us to say yes to ourselves
  • How you can establish boundaries in your life without feeling selfish

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The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast: Improving Your Chances of Getting Your Needs Met

Do you default to blaming your spouse on why your needs aren't being met?

It's normal to feel like complaining and nagging are the only ways to get the support you need. Especially when that's what you saw in your parent's marriage and what the media reinforces.

In this week's episode of The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast, I shared:

  • How nagging and complaining work against the type of marriage you want
  • The effects of nagging and complaining
  • How to transform your complaints so you can have a higher chance of your needs being met

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The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast: Arguments vs Disagreements

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Have arguments been normalized in your marriage a little too much? Did you know that conflict does not necessarily mean arguing?

In this week's episode of The Marriage & Motherhood Podcast, I shared:

  • How conflict is inevitable
  • Why not having conflict with your spouse is a red flag
  • How your upbringing and past shape how you fight
  • The difference between arguments and disagreements
  • How you can shift your arguments into disagreements
  • How my communication mini course can help you

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