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Mindful Mama - Parenting with Mindfulness

Hunter Clarke-Fields

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Mindful Mama - Parenting with Mindfulness

Mindful Mama - Parenting with Mindfulness

Hunter Clarke-Fields

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Mindful Mama Mentor Hunter Clarke-Fields shares inspiration, interviews, and more. Mindful Mama is about becoming a less irritable, more joyful parent. We know that you cannot give what you do not have. And when you are thriving, when you have calm and peace within – then you can give it to your children. Learn about Mindful Parenting. Listen and get inspired!

Latest Episodes

Stop Self-Sabotage - Dr. Judy Ho

Have you ever missed out because of procrastination or the thought, “I can never do _____.” Self-sabotage is a universal behavior. In this episode, I talk to neuropsychologist Dr. Judy Ho about why we do this and how to stop. Takeaways: 1. Self-sabotage occurs when our natural avoidance of threat is off balance. 2. If we never learned coping skills from our parents, stress can hurt us. 3. The path away from this starts with awareness of our thoughts. Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now

60 min1 d ago
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Stop Self-Sabotage - Dr. Judy Ho

Letter To Myself As A Young Mom

When I was a young mom, I was scared, overwhelmed, and I felt alone. Now, over 13 years after the birth of my first child, I have some messages for that younger self. These are messages that we all need to hear as parents. Takeaways: 1. There is nothing wrong with you. 2. There is a path to freedom. 3. It IS the most important work you can do. Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now!

25 min6 d ago
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Letter To Myself As A Young Mom

[On-Air Coaching] Pandemic Parenting Problems

The pandemic creates a lot of stress for everyone. Kids show stress as behavior problems because their fight-flight-or-freeze system is on overdrive. Today I talk to Tammy, a Mindful Parenting Member whose 6-year old daughter has been yelling at her. Takeaways: 1. Kids' “behavior problems” are often a sign of stress. 2. We can look underneath the behavior to think about what kids need. 3. Strategies to help yourself and your child regulate emotions. Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now!

50 min1 w ago
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[On-Air Coaching] Pandemic Parenting Problems

The Complete Home Learning Guide - Lauren Spigelmyer & Kimberlynn Lavelle

This school year looks very different from every year before. What’s the best way to learn at home? What do we need to pay attention to? In this episode, two education experts, Lauren Spigelmeyer & Kimberlynn Lavelle, walk us through this new learning experience. Takeaways: 1. Mental and emotional health is number one. 2. Moving their bodies and getting outside is essential to learning. 3. We can design the space to optimize learning. Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now!

79 min2 w ago
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The Complete Home Learning Guide - Lauren Spigelmyer & Kimberlynn Lavelle

Coping Skills For Kids - Janine Halloran

We are living in stressful times and kids are feeling it too. How do we help them cope with unwanted feelings? In this episode, I talk to Janine Halloran, author of the Coping Skills for Kids Workbook, about strategies for kids to deal with all that life throws at them. Takeaways: 1. We underestimate the power of play as a stress-reliever. 2. Three easy grounding techniques for anxious kids. 3. Kids can only learn coping skills when they are calm. Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now!

64 min3 w ago
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Coping Skills For Kids - Janine Halloran

[On-Air Coaching] Help! I'm Comparing My Kids

Mindful Parenting Member Liliana’s oldest child has been difficult and was recently diagnosed with ADHD, while her younger son is relatively easy. Comparisons between them have been popping up in her brain leading to some major guilt. Plus, how to set boundaries on sweets and cartoons? Takeaways: 1. Judgment is toxic, comparison is normal. 2. How to mindfully deal with unwelcome thoughts. 3. Kids need healthy boundaries. Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now!

53 minSEP 1
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[On-Air Coaching] Help! I'm Comparing My Kids

Discipline Explained - Tina Payne Bryson

What is the biggest mistake parents make about discipline? We forget that yelling and threats make kids less able to learn. Tina Payne Bryson helps us hold boundaries with empathy and gives powerful tools to chill ourselves out so we can be more responsive. Takeaways: 1. Discipline is about teaching and building skills. 2. Kids have to be in a receptive and regulated state to learn. 3. 4 powerful ways to downregulate when we are reactive. Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now!

70 minAUG 25
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Discipline Explained - Tina Payne Bryson

Parenting From the Research - Jen Lumanlan

Have you ever wondered if you are parenting the “right” way? Today's guest Jen Lumanlan did. She discovered what was worth paying attention to and what wasn’t. It allowed her to let go of some core tenets of parenting. Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! Takeaways: 1. If we understand why our children resist things, we can discover solutions. 2. The right way to get your child to eat vegetables. 3. What we think of as bad behavior is our children’s attempts to meet their own nee

69 minAUG 18
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Parenting From the Research - Jen Lumanlan

Healing Generational Trauma - Mark Wolynn

You are not to blame for your triggers. Mark Wolynn, author of It Didn’t Start With You, explains how trauma and harmful patterns pass on from one generation to the next. We talk about the power of mindfulness to help us heal. Takeaways: 1. By rejecting our parents, we repeat their life patterns. 2. Trauma stays within genetic code, changing the way genes express. 3. To transform, we must practice the feelings & sensations of positive experiences.

60 minAUG 11
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Healing Generational Trauma - Mark Wolynn

How to Raise Resilient Kids - Chris Willard

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! The most important quality for kids during these difficult times is resilience. Our kids need the capacity to overcome hard times. In this episode, I talk to author and psychologist Chris Willard about raising resilience. Takeaways: 1. The younger your child is, the more contagious your emotions are. 2. The best practice for a kid in a meltdown is your mindfulness practice as a parent. 3. Resilient kids have a stable, loving adult and responsibility.

59 minAUG 4
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How to Raise Resilient Kids - Chris Willard

Latest Episodes

Stop Self-Sabotage - Dr. Judy Ho

Have you ever missed out because of procrastination or the thought, “I can never do _____.” Self-sabotage is a universal behavior. In this episode, I talk to neuropsychologist Dr. Judy Ho about why we do this and how to stop. Takeaways: 1. Self-sabotage occurs when our natural avoidance of threat is off balance. 2. If we never learned coping skills from our parents, stress can hurt us. 3. The path away from this starts with awareness of our thoughts. Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now

60 min1 d ago
Comments
Stop Self-Sabotage - Dr. Judy Ho

Letter To Myself As A Young Mom

When I was a young mom, I was scared, overwhelmed, and I felt alone. Now, over 13 years after the birth of my first child, I have some messages for that younger self. These are messages that we all need to hear as parents. Takeaways: 1. There is nothing wrong with you. 2. There is a path to freedom. 3. It IS the most important work you can do. Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now!

25 min6 d ago
Comments
Letter To Myself As A Young Mom

[On-Air Coaching] Pandemic Parenting Problems

The pandemic creates a lot of stress for everyone. Kids show stress as behavior problems because their fight-flight-or-freeze system is on overdrive. Today I talk to Tammy, a Mindful Parenting Member whose 6-year old daughter has been yelling at her. Takeaways: 1. Kids' “behavior problems” are often a sign of stress. 2. We can look underneath the behavior to think about what kids need. 3. Strategies to help yourself and your child regulate emotions. Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now!

50 min1 w ago
Comments
[On-Air Coaching] Pandemic Parenting Problems

The Complete Home Learning Guide - Lauren Spigelmyer & Kimberlynn Lavelle

This school year looks very different from every year before. What’s the best way to learn at home? What do we need to pay attention to? In this episode, two education experts, Lauren Spigelmeyer & Kimberlynn Lavelle, walk us through this new learning experience. Takeaways: 1. Mental and emotional health is number one. 2. Moving their bodies and getting outside is essential to learning. 3. We can design the space to optimize learning. Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now!

79 min2 w ago
Comments
The Complete Home Learning Guide - Lauren Spigelmyer & Kimberlynn Lavelle

Coping Skills For Kids - Janine Halloran

We are living in stressful times and kids are feeling it too. How do we help them cope with unwanted feelings? In this episode, I talk to Janine Halloran, author of the Coping Skills for Kids Workbook, about strategies for kids to deal with all that life throws at them. Takeaways: 1. We underestimate the power of play as a stress-reliever. 2. Three easy grounding techniques for anxious kids. 3. Kids can only learn coping skills when they are calm. Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now!

64 min3 w ago
Comments
Coping Skills For Kids - Janine Halloran

[On-Air Coaching] Help! I'm Comparing My Kids

Mindful Parenting Member Liliana’s oldest child has been difficult and was recently diagnosed with ADHD, while her younger son is relatively easy. Comparisons between them have been popping up in her brain leading to some major guilt. Plus, how to set boundaries on sweets and cartoons? Takeaways: 1. Judgment is toxic, comparison is normal. 2. How to mindfully deal with unwelcome thoughts. 3. Kids need healthy boundaries. Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now!

53 minSEP 1
Comments
[On-Air Coaching] Help! I'm Comparing My Kids

Discipline Explained - Tina Payne Bryson

What is the biggest mistake parents make about discipline? We forget that yelling and threats make kids less able to learn. Tina Payne Bryson helps us hold boundaries with empathy and gives powerful tools to chill ourselves out so we can be more responsive. Takeaways: 1. Discipline is about teaching and building skills. 2. Kids have to be in a receptive and regulated state to learn. 3. 4 powerful ways to downregulate when we are reactive. Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now!

70 minAUG 25
Comments
Discipline Explained - Tina Payne Bryson

Parenting From the Research - Jen Lumanlan

Have you ever wondered if you are parenting the “right” way? Today's guest Jen Lumanlan did. She discovered what was worth paying attention to and what wasn’t. It allowed her to let go of some core tenets of parenting. Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! Takeaways: 1. If we understand why our children resist things, we can discover solutions. 2. The right way to get your child to eat vegetables. 3. What we think of as bad behavior is our children’s attempts to meet their own nee

69 minAUG 18
Comments
Parenting From the Research - Jen Lumanlan

Healing Generational Trauma - Mark Wolynn

You are not to blame for your triggers. Mark Wolynn, author of It Didn’t Start With You, explains how trauma and harmful patterns pass on from one generation to the next. We talk about the power of mindfulness to help us heal. Takeaways: 1. By rejecting our parents, we repeat their life patterns. 2. Trauma stays within genetic code, changing the way genes express. 3. To transform, we must practice the feelings & sensations of positive experiences.

60 minAUG 11
Comments
Healing Generational Trauma - Mark Wolynn

How to Raise Resilient Kids - Chris Willard

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! The most important quality for kids during these difficult times is resilience. Our kids need the capacity to overcome hard times. In this episode, I talk to author and psychologist Chris Willard about raising resilience. Takeaways: 1. The younger your child is, the more contagious your emotions are. 2. The best practice for a kid in a meltdown is your mindfulness practice as a parent. 3. Resilient kids have a stable, loving adult and responsibility.

59 minAUG 4
Comments
How to Raise Resilient Kids - Chris Willard
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