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Whitney Casares, MD, MPH, FAAP

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The Modern Mommy Doc Podcast

The Modern Mommy Doc Podcast

Whitney Casares, MD, MPH, FAAP

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The world has so much to say about what it means to be a good mom. Most of it is unattainable and anxiety-provoking. The Modern Mommy Doc Podcast helps moms say "no" to unrealistic expectations for a perfectly-balanced life and say "yes" to what really matters. You'll hear inspiring interviews with experts in each of the core areas modern moms who parent with intention know are critical for success –dreaming big, spending time on things that matter, making space for themselves, investing in their mental and physical health, parenting in partnership, and being intentional about the way they parent their kids. Your host is Whitney Casares, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.P. She's a Stanford-trained, board-certified pediatrician, author, speaker, blogger @modernmommydoc, and mom of two. Drawing on her own experience as a working mom in the modern world, she's curated a group of expert guests to help you find the credible advice you're looking for when it comes to taking care of your child and taking care of yourself. We live in an era filled with so many questions around parenting and finding balance. On the Modern Mommy Doc Podcast, you'll find the focused answers you've been looking for.

Latest Episodes

Entropy Organized with Katie Matusky

EOn a mission to redefine what work/life balance means for modern women, Katie Matusky serves her clients as an experienced adviser. She teaches them to curate vivid, connected, meaningful lives, one system at a time. Her work is anchored in celebrating female agency and helping women chart a new path forward, towards a joyful, organized every day. Every client has a different vision for their best life and Katie is meticulous about making it a reality.With her holistic approach, her clients untangle their to-dos and re-evaluate where they dedicate their time. Then she helps them build an operations manual for how they spend their days. Katie believes life design is essential to human health, happiness, and well-being.She is the only coach in the industry who helps clients weave the many loose ends of their lives into one cohesive set of systems. Based in Chicago, IL, Katie is married to a dashing engineer and dog mom to two adorable dachshunds. She enjoys hosting dinner parties, collecting wine, and traveling the world with her husband -- Check out her website: www.entropyorganized.com (http://www.entropyorganized.com) Follower her on Insta at @katiematusky (https://www.instagram.com/katiematusky/) -- Our online parenting programs are HERE!! In need of some extra support with straight-talk, trustworthy, digestible information to level up your parenting? We’ve got you, mama! Covering four of the most difficult areas to navigate as a modern mom, these programs are geared toward helping moms overcome the cycle of overwhelm & burnout so they can get back to enjoying motherhood. Mama Reset Retreat (At Home) (https://modernmommydoc.com/mama-reset) Navigating & Regulating Children's Big Emotions (https://modernmommydoc.com/navigating-childrens-big-emotions) Parenting in Partnership (https://modernmommydoc.com/parenting-in-partnership) Taking Care of You and Your Newborn (https://modernmommydoc.com/taking-care-of-your-newborn) Each one is on-demand, self paced and comes with interactive journaling exercises + worksheets designed to help you create a personalized, effective plan! Sign up here (https://modernmommydoc.com/workwithme). My goal with these is to empower (and educate) you to make intentional and immediate positive shifts in your own lives & in your families’ lives too. P.S. We're extending our 20% discount for a little while longer so sign up before it's over! And the cherry on top? 3% of all of the program proceeds go to @postpartumsupportinternational to help other mamas.

45 min3 d ago
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Entropy Organized with Katie Matusky

Inspiring Story with YoYoYogi Founder, Terri Cole

ETerri Cole is the founder and owner of YoYoYogi, a family-owned yoga studio here in Portland, Oregon and now online across the world! A business woman, yes, but a mother, grandma, and wife first and foremost. As a Mom, Terri understands that self-care is often deprioritized; however, through yoga and meditation, she has found a daily practice that fills her well and sets a foundation that allows her to generously take care of others. Her passion in life is sharing these offerings and providing the tools for others to live their best life. Follow Terri on Social: IG: @YoYoYogis (https://www.facebook.com/YoYoYogis/)

24 min2 w ago
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Inspiring Story with YoYoYogi Founder, Terri Cole

Helping Your High-Needs Child Thrive

EWhen you have a high-needs child – a little one with developmental, physical, or behavioral challenges like anxiety or ADHD – understanding how to help him or her thrive can feel like a full-time job. This week on the podcast, Dr. Whitney gets personal about how to take care of your kid (and yourself), especially during uncertain times. --------- We're thrilled to announce three new online programs coming to Modern Mommy Doc at the end of September! Parenting in Partnership Navigating and Regulating Children's Big Emotions The Mama Reset (at Home) Retreat And remember, our program for new mamas and mamas to be, Taking Care of You and Your Newborn is the perfect way to get expert-level pediatrician guidance for all things new baby from the comfort and safety of your home! Coming Soon!

21 minAUG 27
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Helping Your High-Needs Child Thrive

How to Prepare for Back to School Season in the Midst of Uncertainty

EIn this episode, I share three steps to help you prepare for this coming school year. I want to give you the space to acknowledge your emotions and help you be intentional about what you want your kids to get out of this coming year, so that your kids and you come out more and more resilient. ________________________________ Whitney Casares, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.P. Founder,Modern Mommy Doc (http://www.modernmommydoc.com/) ((http://www.modernmommydoc.com/) ) Social:@modernmommydoc (https://www.instagram.com/modernmommydoc/) ((https://www.instagram.com/modernmommydoc/) ) Email:info@modernmommydoc.com (mailto:info@modernmommydoc.com) ((mailto:info@modernmommydoc.com))

13 minAUG 7
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How to Prepare for Back to School Season in the Midst of Uncertainty

What It Means to Be a Loving Authoritative Parent with Dr. Amy Stoeber

EToday I welcome back Dr. Amy Stoeber to the Modern Mommy Doc podcast to talk about a subject that I've wanted to dive into: how to be a loving authoritative parent. Dr. Amy offers up some helpful insight and information for parents on how to find balance between being firm and being kind and loving with their kids. Dr. Amy is a licensed psychologist who sees children and families in private practice but she also is a trainer, consultant, and educator for teachers and medical practices on the topics of trauma and resilience. She provides workshops, educational conferences, and online events to train professionals on trauma, compassionate practices, and building resilience so that families and children thrive! Previous episode with Dr. Amy: Fighting Perfectionism and How to Be a Good Enough Parent (https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/fighting-perfectionism-how-to-be-good-enough-parent/id1495723599?i=1000474271883) Follow Dr. Amy Instagram:@dr.amy.llc (https://www.instagram.com/dr.am...

19 minJUL 31
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What It Means to Be a Loving Authoritative Parent with Dr. Amy Stoeber

How to Dress the Way You Want to Be Addressed with Toi Sweeney

EToi Sweeney is a fashion expert and founder of The Well Dressed Brand. She’s renowned for her approach to elevating professional brands but she’s also on the money when it comes to helping individual mamas think about themselves positively, and dress in a way that garners the respect and attention they deserve, no matter where their career path takes them. Even in the age of COVID-19, dressing the way you want to be addressed is completely in-style. Follow Toi: @toisweeney (www.instagram.com/toisweeney) Learn More About The Well-Dressed Brand: www.toisweeney.com (www.toisweeney.com)

61 minJUL 17
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How to Dress the Way You Want to Be Addressed with Toi Sweeney

How to Find an Amazing Nanny with Martha Reddick

EThere are lots of great childcare options out there and, as many mamas return to the office or think about long-term solutions for working from home, it's top of mind. This week, we've got all the juicy details on finding one particular kind of childcare: an amazing nanny. Martha Reddick, host of the Chronicles of Nannya podcast, joins us to talk about her own personal nanny experience and what she's learned from her work with other nanny professionals about finding, selecting, and working with in-home childcare providers. Find Martha: The Chronicles of Nannya (http://www.chroniclesofnannya.com)

41 minJUN 26
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How to Find an Amazing Nanny with Martha Reddick

How to Care for Your Kids, Your Co-Parent, and Yourself Through Separation and Divorce with Dr. David Hill

EDavid Hill, MD, FAAP joins us this week on the show to talk about his new book, Co-Parenting Through Separation and Divorce. Dr. Hill is a national authority on child development who consults, speaks and writes on issues related to children’s health. We take a deeper look into what kids really need during this stressful transition and how moms can make sure they're attending to their own needs during the process. Find the Book: (https://www.amazon.com/Co-parenting-Through-Separation-Divorce-Children/dp/1610023803/ref=sr_1_3?crid=8C8I84EBN59E&dchild=1&keywords=coparenting+through+separation+and+divorce&qid=1592418956&sprefix=coparenting+through%2Caps%2C219&sr=8-3) Follow Dr. Hill: www.doctordavidhill.com (www.doctordavidhill.com)

25 minJUN 18
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How to Care for Your Kids, Your Co-Parent, and Yourself Through Separation and Divorce with Dr. David Hill

How to Raise a Healthy Eater (and Deal with Picky Eating) with Jill Castle

EWe’re so excited to have Jill Castle, MS, RDN, CDN with us this week on the podcast to talk about helping our kid’s create a healthy relationship with food starting in childhood and lasting their whole lives. Jill is a registered dietitian, blogger, speaker, and child nutrition expert. She is also the coauthor ofFearless Feeding, one of my favorite parenting books of all time! We’re talking with her about picky eating, avoiding food battles, and dealing with feeding jags with a long-term, whole-heath approach. Find Jill: www.jillcastle.com (www.jillcastle.com) Our Book is Here! (www.modernmommydoc.com/book) is on shelves now and online wherever books are sold. The Bump said: "They say motherhood doesn’t come with a manual, butThe New Baby Blueprint, brought to you by the American Academy of Pediatrics, comes pretty close. Author Whitney Casares, a pediatrician and mom of two, walks expectant parents through all the essentials of prepping for baby’s arrival, including what to ex...

43 minJUN 1
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How to Raise a Healthy Eater (and Deal with Picky Eating) with Jill Castle

Fighting Perfectionism and How to Be a Good Enough Parent with Dr. Amy Stoeber

EThere's a lot of pressure right now for parents to "do everything," even amidst COVID, but we actually can't do everything without suffering greatly. On this episode we welcome Dr. Amy Stoeber to talking about embracing "good enough" parenting and about how to turn away from the concept of perfectionism. Dr. Stoeber is a licensed psychologist who sees children and families in private practice but she also is a trainer, consultant, and educator for teachers and medical practices on the topics of trauma and resilience. She provides workshops, educational conferences, and online events to train professionals on trauma, compassionate practices, and building resilience so that families and children thrive! Follow Dr. Amy Instagram: @dr.amy.llc (https://www.instagram.com/dr.amy.llc/) Website: www.doctoramyllc.com (www.doctoramyllc.com) Books Mentioned in the Episode: The Blessing of a Skinned Knee (https://www.amazon.com/Blessing-Skinned-Knee-Teachings-Self-Reliant/dp/1416593063) Our Book...

24 minMAY 12
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Fighting Perfectionism and How to Be a Good Enough Parent with Dr. Amy Stoeber

Latest Episodes

Entropy Organized with Katie Matusky

EOn a mission to redefine what work/life balance means for modern women, Katie Matusky serves her clients as an experienced adviser. She teaches them to curate vivid, connected, meaningful lives, one system at a time. Her work is anchored in celebrating female agency and helping women chart a new path forward, towards a joyful, organized every day. Every client has a different vision for their best life and Katie is meticulous about making it a reality.With her holistic approach, her clients untangle their to-dos and re-evaluate where they dedicate their time. Then she helps them build an operations manual for how they spend their days. Katie believes life design is essential to human health, happiness, and well-being.She is the only coach in the industry who helps clients weave the many loose ends of their lives into one cohesive set of systems. Based in Chicago, IL, Katie is married to a dashing engineer and dog mom to two adorable dachshunds. She enjoys hosting dinner parties, collecting wine, and traveling the world with her husband -- Check out her website: www.entropyorganized.com (http://www.entropyorganized.com) Follower her on Insta at @katiematusky (https://www.instagram.com/katiematusky/) -- Our online parenting programs are HERE!! In need of some extra support with straight-talk, trustworthy, digestible information to level up your parenting? We’ve got you, mama! Covering four of the most difficult areas to navigate as a modern mom, these programs are geared toward helping moms overcome the cycle of overwhelm & burnout so they can get back to enjoying motherhood. Mama Reset Retreat (At Home) (https://modernmommydoc.com/mama-reset) Navigating & Regulating Children's Big Emotions (https://modernmommydoc.com/navigating-childrens-big-emotions) Parenting in Partnership (https://modernmommydoc.com/parenting-in-partnership) Taking Care of You and Your Newborn (https://modernmommydoc.com/taking-care-of-your-newborn) Each one is on-demand, self paced and comes with interactive journaling exercises + worksheets designed to help you create a personalized, effective plan! Sign up here (https://modernmommydoc.com/workwithme). My goal with these is to empower (and educate) you to make intentional and immediate positive shifts in your own lives & in your families’ lives too. P.S. We're extending our 20% discount for a little while longer so sign up before it's over! And the cherry on top? 3% of all of the program proceeds go to @postpartumsupportinternational to help other mamas.

45 min3 d ago
Comments
Entropy Organized with Katie Matusky

Inspiring Story with YoYoYogi Founder, Terri Cole

ETerri Cole is the founder and owner of YoYoYogi, a family-owned yoga studio here in Portland, Oregon and now online across the world! A business woman, yes, but a mother, grandma, and wife first and foremost. As a Mom, Terri understands that self-care is often deprioritized; however, through yoga and meditation, she has found a daily practice that fills her well and sets a foundation that allows her to generously take care of others. Her passion in life is sharing these offerings and providing the tools for others to live their best life. Follow Terri on Social: IG: @YoYoYogis (https://www.facebook.com/YoYoYogis/)

24 min2 w ago
Comments
Inspiring Story with YoYoYogi Founder, Terri Cole

Helping Your High-Needs Child Thrive

EWhen you have a high-needs child – a little one with developmental, physical, or behavioral challenges like anxiety or ADHD – understanding how to help him or her thrive can feel like a full-time job. This week on the podcast, Dr. Whitney gets personal about how to take care of your kid (and yourself), especially during uncertain times. --------- We're thrilled to announce three new online programs coming to Modern Mommy Doc at the end of September! Parenting in Partnership Navigating and Regulating Children's Big Emotions The Mama Reset (at Home) Retreat And remember, our program for new mamas and mamas to be, Taking Care of You and Your Newborn is the perfect way to get expert-level pediatrician guidance for all things new baby from the comfort and safety of your home! Coming Soon!

21 minAUG 27
Comments
Helping Your High-Needs Child Thrive

How to Prepare for Back to School Season in the Midst of Uncertainty

EIn this episode, I share three steps to help you prepare for this coming school year. I want to give you the space to acknowledge your emotions and help you be intentional about what you want your kids to get out of this coming year, so that your kids and you come out more and more resilient. ________________________________ Whitney Casares, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.P. Founder,Modern Mommy Doc (http://www.modernmommydoc.com/) ((http://www.modernmommydoc.com/) ) Social:@modernmommydoc (https://www.instagram.com/modernmommydoc/) ((https://www.instagram.com/modernmommydoc/) ) Email:info@modernmommydoc.com (mailto:info@modernmommydoc.com) ((mailto:info@modernmommydoc.com))

13 minAUG 7
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How to Prepare for Back to School Season in the Midst of Uncertainty

What It Means to Be a Loving Authoritative Parent with Dr. Amy Stoeber

EToday I welcome back Dr. Amy Stoeber to the Modern Mommy Doc podcast to talk about a subject that I've wanted to dive into: how to be a loving authoritative parent. Dr. Amy offers up some helpful insight and information for parents on how to find balance between being firm and being kind and loving with their kids. Dr. Amy is a licensed psychologist who sees children and families in private practice but she also is a trainer, consultant, and educator for teachers and medical practices on the topics of trauma and resilience. She provides workshops, educational conferences, and online events to train professionals on trauma, compassionate practices, and building resilience so that families and children thrive! Previous episode with Dr. Amy: Fighting Perfectionism and How to Be a Good Enough Parent (https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/fighting-perfectionism-how-to-be-good-enough-parent/id1495723599?i=1000474271883) Follow Dr. Amy Instagram:@dr.amy.llc (https://www.instagram.com/dr.am...

19 minJUL 31
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What It Means to Be a Loving Authoritative Parent with Dr. Amy Stoeber

How to Dress the Way You Want to Be Addressed with Toi Sweeney

EToi Sweeney is a fashion expert and founder of The Well Dressed Brand. She’s renowned for her approach to elevating professional brands but she’s also on the money when it comes to helping individual mamas think about themselves positively, and dress in a way that garners the respect and attention they deserve, no matter where their career path takes them. Even in the age of COVID-19, dressing the way you want to be addressed is completely in-style. Follow Toi: @toisweeney (www.instagram.com/toisweeney) Learn More About The Well-Dressed Brand: www.toisweeney.com (www.toisweeney.com)

61 minJUL 17
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How to Dress the Way You Want to Be Addressed with Toi Sweeney

How to Find an Amazing Nanny with Martha Reddick

EThere are lots of great childcare options out there and, as many mamas return to the office or think about long-term solutions for working from home, it's top of mind. This week, we've got all the juicy details on finding one particular kind of childcare: an amazing nanny. Martha Reddick, host of the Chronicles of Nannya podcast, joins us to talk about her own personal nanny experience and what she's learned from her work with other nanny professionals about finding, selecting, and working with in-home childcare providers. Find Martha: The Chronicles of Nannya (http://www.chroniclesofnannya.com)

41 minJUN 26
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How to Find an Amazing Nanny with Martha Reddick

How to Care for Your Kids, Your Co-Parent, and Yourself Through Separation and Divorce with Dr. David Hill

EDavid Hill, MD, FAAP joins us this week on the show to talk about his new book, Co-Parenting Through Separation and Divorce. Dr. Hill is a national authority on child development who consults, speaks and writes on issues related to children’s health. We take a deeper look into what kids really need during this stressful transition and how moms can make sure they're attending to their own needs during the process. Find the Book: (https://www.amazon.com/Co-parenting-Through-Separation-Divorce-Children/dp/1610023803/ref=sr_1_3?crid=8C8I84EBN59E&dchild=1&keywords=coparenting+through+separation+and+divorce&qid=1592418956&sprefix=coparenting+through%2Caps%2C219&sr=8-3) Follow Dr. Hill: www.doctordavidhill.com (www.doctordavidhill.com)

25 minJUN 18
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How to Care for Your Kids, Your Co-Parent, and Yourself Through Separation and Divorce with Dr. David Hill

How to Raise a Healthy Eater (and Deal with Picky Eating) with Jill Castle

EWe’re so excited to have Jill Castle, MS, RDN, CDN with us this week on the podcast to talk about helping our kid’s create a healthy relationship with food starting in childhood and lasting their whole lives. Jill is a registered dietitian, blogger, speaker, and child nutrition expert. She is also the coauthor ofFearless Feeding, one of my favorite parenting books of all time! We’re talking with her about picky eating, avoiding food battles, and dealing with feeding jags with a long-term, whole-heath approach. Find Jill: www.jillcastle.com (www.jillcastle.com) Our Book is Here! (www.modernmommydoc.com/book) is on shelves now and online wherever books are sold. The Bump said: "They say motherhood doesn’t come with a manual, butThe New Baby Blueprint, brought to you by the American Academy of Pediatrics, comes pretty close. Author Whitney Casares, a pediatrician and mom of two, walks expectant parents through all the essentials of prepping for baby’s arrival, including what to ex...

43 minJUN 1
Comments
How to Raise a Healthy Eater (and Deal with Picky Eating) with Jill Castle

Fighting Perfectionism and How to Be a Good Enough Parent with Dr. Amy Stoeber

EThere's a lot of pressure right now for parents to "do everything," even amidst COVID, but we actually can't do everything without suffering greatly. On this episode we welcome Dr. Amy Stoeber to talking about embracing "good enough" parenting and about how to turn away from the concept of perfectionism. Dr. Stoeber is a licensed psychologist who sees children and families in private practice but she also is a trainer, consultant, and educator for teachers and medical practices on the topics of trauma and resilience. She provides workshops, educational conferences, and online events to train professionals on trauma, compassionate practices, and building resilience so that families and children thrive! Follow Dr. Amy Instagram: @dr.amy.llc (https://www.instagram.com/dr.amy.llc/) Website: www.doctoramyllc.com (www.doctoramyllc.com) Books Mentioned in the Episode: The Blessing of a Skinned Knee (https://www.amazon.com/Blessing-Skinned-Knee-Teachings-Self-Reliant/dp/1416593063) Our Book...

24 minMAY 12
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Fighting Perfectionism and How to Be a Good Enough Parent with Dr. Amy Stoeber
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