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Take A Deep Breath, Mama. We’re So Glad You’re Here.

How can I be more calm with my child?

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By Mindful Mamas

Why calm parenting is important? Leading mindfulness researcher, Dr. Dan Siegel, explains that we have an “upstairs brain” or a “thinking brain” that controls the “downstairs brain” or the “emotional brain” where the amygdala lives. The amygdala is a powerful part of our brain that can override the thinking part...

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21 Inspirational Quotes For Moms

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Affirmations Directly From The Mindful Mamas App During the COVID-19 pandemic, moms are expected to give more and more of themselves. Mothers of infants have less family support. Mothers of toddlers are losing access to public playgrounds. Mothers of school-age children are finding themselves taking on the role of home-school...

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How can I stop being a worried mom?

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The first thing to know is that anxiety is normal. Whether you’re a mom-to-be, new mom, working mom, or parent, everyone experiences anxiety at times, and it is actually a beneficial thing. Anxiety is an adaptive survival response.  Without anxiety, we would not be able to keep ourselves safe from...

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How to Overcome Mom Guilt

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What is mom guilt? Along with its many joys, there is a universal experience in motherhood that can be so challenging for so many of us and that is… MOM GUILT. Yes, we all have it! And it runs so deep in our experience. It seems that being a mother...

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How to Overcome Postpartum Anxiety

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Before becoming a mom, anxiety was something that narrowed and crippled my life. While living in LA in my early 20’s, when my anxiety was at its peak, I did what most people with anxiety do: I avoided. I avoided social gatherings, public transit, crowded places, human interactions, job interviews,...

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Get Better Sleep As A Mom With Meditation

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No matter how many times you hear it, getting a good night's sleep as a mom is hard. Between the kids waking up in the middle of the night and never seeming to stay in their own beds, to the million things you have to get done during the day,...

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How Meditation Can Help You Get Better Sleep: Moms Need This!

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Sleep deprivation is a common problem for new mothers. Many moms struggle to get the recommended eight hours of sleep each night. This can be due to a number of factors, including breastfeeding, caring for a newborn, trying to get a toddler to go to sleep, and stress. In this...

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Overcome Mom Anxiety

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What if you could learn to accept your anxiety like an overprotective friend? Found under Guided > Emotions > Anxiety Basics What we’ve found is that anxiety will likely get worse when you resist it. Listen to this practice to learn to accept and even befriend your anxiety, acknowledging it...

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How To Rest During The Day As A Mom

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Can I really rest during the day as a mom? Sometimes, getting enough sleep as a mom just isn't an option. Find out how to rest during the day as a mom with a simple shift. Sometimes that's all you need to re-energize and put a little more pep in...

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Less Restless Nights and Tired Days As A Mom

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Rest Your Mind on Tired Days Learn to rest your mind during tired days when sleep isn't available. Rest Your Mind with April Showers found under Sleep > Sleep Stories > April Showers Maybe you didn’t get enough sleep, or your sleep was interrupted. Or maybe you’re just not feeling...

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