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Mindful Mama Movement Podcast

Shannon Kinney-Duh and Ashley Walburn

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Mindful Mama Movement Podcast

Mindful Mama Movement Podcast

Shannon Kinney-Duh and Ashley Walburn

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Welcome to the Mindful Mama Movement Podcast! Shannon Kinney-Duh, creator of A Free Spirit Life, and Ashley Walburn, owner of Home Holistic, are bringing you the Mindful Mama Movement - a podcast, community and retreats that empower mamas, encourage authentic living and celebrate living an inspired life.Join us as we bring women together from around the world - in all stages of motherhood - on a journey of learning how to trust ourselves, how to listen to our intuition, how to let go and forgive and how to embrace imperfection in the mess of life. We are practicing mothering from a place of power, presence, creativity, humor and wisdom. This is a place to be nurtured and cared for while you nurture and care for others. We are so happy you are here.

Latest Episodes

Mindful Mama Movement - What we've been up to.

In today's show, we give you a quick update on what we've been up to and the services we continue offering our mindful mama community. You can learn more about Ashley's yoga studio and her new Omama's at Home online course at Home Holistic. You can learn more about Shannon's all new online course, Live Freely - finding peace, courage and clarity through the mindfulness, meditation and self-compassion here. And more about Shannon's life coaching services and women's heart and soul retreats at A Free Spirit Life. Make sure to check out new podcast episodes at on the A Free Spirit Life podcast wherever you listen to podcasts or on the website. Episode 40: Being Present & Connecting to Your Authentic Self with Conscious Parenting Coach, Catherine Weiss. Be well and keep taking good care of you, mama! Warmly, Shannon & Ashley www.mindfulmamamovement.com

8 min2019 AUG 23
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Mindful Mama Movement - What we've been up to.

Mindful Mama Update & A Free Spirit Life Podcast Episode 24

In this show I’m excited to invite you to join me for my free online workshop, Live Freely! Visit HERE for more information and to save your spot for this free online workshop. Listen to the show for more details. I also share an update that Ashley Walburn and I will be back in a few weeks to share what we've been up to and to announce a special weekend for mama's we are offering in October. Ashley and I have been busy serving amazing women like you in our businesses. Check out Home Holistic to learn more about Ashley's studio and A Free Spirit Life to learn more about my personal coaching and online monthly membership community. You can subscribe to the A Free Spirit Life podcast on iTunes or wherever you listen to podcasts. Thanks for listening. We appreciate you! Warmly, Shannon & Ashley www.mindfulmamamovement.com

20 min2018 AUG 17
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Mindful Mama Update & A Free Spirit Life Podcast Episode 24

Ep. 22: The Power of Creativity

The focus of today's show is about the power of creativity and why it's vital to your mental and emotional health to make space for it in your life. It's important that you do creative activities for the fun of it, with less focus on the outcome or expectations of how it might turn out. You are creative and need to express your soul through making things. Get inspired in today's show as you are reminded of the importance of carving out at least 10 minutes a day to do the things that inspire and awaken your creative heart. Thanks for listening. Enjoy the show. www.afreespiritlife.com

23 min2018 AUG 1
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Ep. 22: The Power of Creativity

Mindful Mama Movement Podcast Update

Shannon share's news about an upcoming retreat that they are planning for mindful mamas. Shannon and Ashley enjoyed a break over the summer, but did not intend to be gone so long from the show. As they continue balancing their work and family lives, they are taking a break from offering consistent podcast episodes, but they do plan on coming back in the near future to share what they've been up to. In the meantime, join the Mindful Mama Movement mailing list to stay connected with them and other mamas from around the world. You'll also receive 2 free guided meditations and to be the first to know about their early bird retreat specials. www.mindfulmamamovement.com Stay in touch in their private Mindful Mama Movement Facebook group HERE. Also, Shannon has started a new A Free Spirit Life podcast where she will focus on sharing stories and inspiration on living and cultivating a more authentic, creative and soulful life. Visit www.afreespiritlife.comto learn more. See you soon! Thanks...

8 min2017 SEP 12
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Mindful Mama Movement Podcast Update

Episode 30: Highlights from Our First Season & What's Next with Hosts Shannon & Ashley

Whoa, mama! 29 episodes, 1400 Facebook group members, and 22,000 downloads later the Mindful Mama Movement podcast is wrapping up a successful Season One. In Episode 30, Ashley and Shannon reflect upon the early days (recording the first 8 episodes on the floor!), to their favorite moments and interviews. The recording process (complete with interruptions from a potty training toddler). And the quotes that stuck with them as mamas on their own journeys. Ashley and Shannon plan to take a bit of a summer break to enjoy time with their families and further cultivate their individual businesses before returning with Season 2. In the meantime, you can find Shannon at A Free Spirit Lifeand join her monthly membership for women who want to move from a life of stress and overwhelm to one that supports joyful, authentic, creative and mindful living. Visit HERE for details on the circle and HERE to learn more about her one-on-one holistic life coaching services. If you live in the Kansas City...

25 min2017 MAY 30
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Episode 30: Highlights from Our First Season & What's Next with Hosts Shannon & Ashley

Episode 29: Creating Meaningful Connections in a Digital World with Christa Melnyk Hines

In today's show, Episode 29, we enjoy a lovely conversation withChrista Melnyk Hines. Christa is an award-winning freelance journalist, authorand connection expert. Through her books, articles, blog and newsletter she inspires today’s busy families to grow happier and stronger through healthy, meaningful connection. Christa is the author ofHappy, Healthy & Hyperconnected: Raise a Thoughtful Communicator in a Digital World, a guide for parents interested in nurturing a versatile set of social skills in this generation’s digitally-charmed kids. She is also the author ofConfidently Connected: A Mom’s Guide to a Satisfying Social Life, which helps moms build and sustain a thriving, balanced social life that supports their emotional health. This is a great show focused on dealing with technology and how you can create deep and meaningful connections with your family.We love Christa's practical and powerful tips on how to take mindful breaks from your devices, like connecting together ...

47 min2017 MAY 23
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Episode 29: Creating Meaningful Connections in a Digital World with Christa Melnyk Hines

Episode 28: Self-Discovery in Motherhood with Julia Aziz

In today's show, Episode 28, we are excited to share our beautiful conversation withJulia Aziz! Julia sharesher story about becoming a mother, and now while raising her children with authenticity and compassion. She is honest about how she's had to learn to surrender her need to control and how she is unlearning multi-tasking, so she can be more in the moment with her kids and in life. You are going to feel so inspired after listening to this show! Julia is the mother of three children and the author ofLessons of Labor: One Woman's Self-Discovery Through Birth and Motherhood. As a counselor and interfaith minister, Julia has worked with women through many life transitions, from having a first child to losing a loved one. In addition to teaching at a graduate school for integrative medicine, she leads private meditation groups, movement workshops, and silent retreats exploring creativity, self, and purpose. To learn more about Julia, visit her website HERE. Join our private Facebook ...

45 min2017 MAY 17
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Episode 28: Self-Discovery in Motherhood with Julia Aziz

Episode 27: Reflections on the Challenges & Celebrations of Birth & Mothering with Ashley Walburn

In today's show, Episode 27, Ashley Walburn reflects on her journey into motherhood and how different her birthswere, and what she learned from them. Ashley shares hervulnerable and personal stories about how each birth came in their own timing, and although they were filled with surprises and hard times, she wouldn't have changed a thing. You will appreciate Ashley's ability to be raw and honest in her storytelling, and her stories will inspire you to reflect on your own births, along with the many challenges and celebrations that come from being a mother. To learn more about Ashley and her wonderful yoga studio and services, visit www.homeholistic.com. Join our movement in our private Facebook group where you can connect with mama's from around the world. Click HERE to join us! Thanks for your support and thanks for listening. HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY! With love, Shannon & Ashley

27 min2017 MAY 10
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Episode 27: Reflections on the Challenges & Celebrations of Birth & Mothering with Ashley Walburn

Episode 26: Birth Stories, Letting Go & the Lessons We Learn in Motherhood with Shannon Kinney-Düh

In today's show, Episode 26, we decided to try something new in honor of Mother's Day. Rather than interview a guest or chat together, weare sharing personal stories about our own journey in motherhood. This week Shannon shares her story and Ashley will share hers in the next episode. Shannon shares more about her birth stories, how all of the births were so completely different and how powerful it was going through each one. Shannon reflects on some of the lessons she's learned from her boys, including how wonderful it is to be different, that we all bloom in our own timing, how important it is to practice letting go of control, how to accept what is and how to trust herself, her children and life. The full circle moments she's experienced though these different births and raising three awesomekids, has taught Shannon how to stop being afraid - how to be brave and honor the challenges, imperfections andcelebrations that come on this crazy joyride called motherhood! Happy Mother's D...

38 min2017 MAY 2
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Episode 26: Birth Stories, Letting Go & the Lessons We Learn in Motherhood with Shannon Kinney-Düh

Episode 25: Positive Discipline & Joyful Courage with Casey O'Roarty (part 2)

In today's show, Episode 25, we continue our conversation with Casey O'Roarty, creator of Joyful Courage. Casey talks about how important it is to learn not only what our triggers are, but how to help our children become more aware of their triggers, so that when they are feeling frustration or anger coming on, they can recognize what it feels like and learn tools to cope with those heavier emotions. Casey talks about what the "Brain in the Palm of the Hand" is, which is a powerful way to think about happens when we "flip our lid," and she shares some interesting facts about brain development in teens. This show is full of invaluable tips and resources on how to raise whole children, all while learning how to deal and heal from our own emotional outbursts. To learn more about Casey, visit www.joyfulcourage.com. Join our thriving community of moms from around the world on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/MindfulMamaMovement/ Visit our website, www.mindfulmamamovement.co...

27 min2017 APR 25
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Episode 25: Positive Discipline & Joyful Courage with Casey O'Roarty (part 2)

Latest Episodes

Mindful Mama Movement - What we've been up to.

In today's show, we give you a quick update on what we've been up to and the services we continue offering our mindful mama community. You can learn more about Ashley's yoga studio and her new Omama's at Home online course at Home Holistic. You can learn more about Shannon's all new online course, Live Freely - finding peace, courage and clarity through the mindfulness, meditation and self-compassion here. And more about Shannon's life coaching services and women's heart and soul retreats at A Free Spirit Life. Make sure to check out new podcast episodes at on the A Free Spirit Life podcast wherever you listen to podcasts or on the website. Episode 40: Being Present & Connecting to Your Authentic Self with Conscious Parenting Coach, Catherine Weiss. Be well and keep taking good care of you, mama! Warmly, Shannon & Ashley www.mindfulmamamovement.com

8 min2019 AUG 23
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Mindful Mama Movement - What we've been up to.

Mindful Mama Update & A Free Spirit Life Podcast Episode 24

In this show I’m excited to invite you to join me for my free online workshop, Live Freely! Visit HERE for more information and to save your spot for this free online workshop. Listen to the show for more details. I also share an update that Ashley Walburn and I will be back in a few weeks to share what we've been up to and to announce a special weekend for mama's we are offering in October. Ashley and I have been busy serving amazing women like you in our businesses. Check out Home Holistic to learn more about Ashley's studio and A Free Spirit Life to learn more about my personal coaching and online monthly membership community. You can subscribe to the A Free Spirit Life podcast on iTunes or wherever you listen to podcasts. Thanks for listening. We appreciate you! Warmly, Shannon & Ashley www.mindfulmamamovement.com

20 min2018 AUG 17
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Mindful Mama Update & A Free Spirit Life Podcast Episode 24

Ep. 22: The Power of Creativity

The focus of today's show is about the power of creativity and why it's vital to your mental and emotional health to make space for it in your life. It's important that you do creative activities for the fun of it, with less focus on the outcome or expectations of how it might turn out. You are creative and need to express your soul through making things. Get inspired in today's show as you are reminded of the importance of carving out at least 10 minutes a day to do the things that inspire and awaken your creative heart. Thanks for listening. Enjoy the show. www.afreespiritlife.com

23 min2018 AUG 1
Comments
Ep. 22: The Power of Creativity

Mindful Mama Movement Podcast Update

Shannon share's news about an upcoming retreat that they are planning for mindful mamas. Shannon and Ashley enjoyed a break over the summer, but did not intend to be gone so long from the show. As they continue balancing their work and family lives, they are taking a break from offering consistent podcast episodes, but they do plan on coming back in the near future to share what they've been up to. In the meantime, join the Mindful Mama Movement mailing list to stay connected with them and other mamas from around the world. You'll also receive 2 free guided meditations and to be the first to know about their early bird retreat specials. www.mindfulmamamovement.com Stay in touch in their private Mindful Mama Movement Facebook group HERE. Also, Shannon has started a new A Free Spirit Life podcast where she will focus on sharing stories and inspiration on living and cultivating a more authentic, creative and soulful life. Visit www.afreespiritlife.comto learn more. See you soon! Thanks...

8 min2017 SEP 12
Comments
Mindful Mama Movement Podcast Update

Episode 30: Highlights from Our First Season & What's Next with Hosts Shannon & Ashley

Whoa, mama! 29 episodes, 1400 Facebook group members, and 22,000 downloads later the Mindful Mama Movement podcast is wrapping up a successful Season One. In Episode 30, Ashley and Shannon reflect upon the early days (recording the first 8 episodes on the floor!), to their favorite moments and interviews. The recording process (complete with interruptions from a potty training toddler). And the quotes that stuck with them as mamas on their own journeys. Ashley and Shannon plan to take a bit of a summer break to enjoy time with their families and further cultivate their individual businesses before returning with Season 2. In the meantime, you can find Shannon at A Free Spirit Lifeand join her monthly membership for women who want to move from a life of stress and overwhelm to one that supports joyful, authentic, creative and mindful living. Visit HERE for details on the circle and HERE to learn more about her one-on-one holistic life coaching services. If you live in the Kansas City...

25 min2017 MAY 30
Comments
Episode 30: Highlights from Our First Season & What's Next with Hosts Shannon & Ashley

Episode 29: Creating Meaningful Connections in a Digital World with Christa Melnyk Hines

In today's show, Episode 29, we enjoy a lovely conversation withChrista Melnyk Hines. Christa is an award-winning freelance journalist, authorand connection expert. Through her books, articles, blog and newsletter she inspires today’s busy families to grow happier and stronger through healthy, meaningful connection. Christa is the author ofHappy, Healthy & Hyperconnected: Raise a Thoughtful Communicator in a Digital World, a guide for parents interested in nurturing a versatile set of social skills in this generation’s digitally-charmed kids. She is also the author ofConfidently Connected: A Mom’s Guide to a Satisfying Social Life, which helps moms build and sustain a thriving, balanced social life that supports their emotional health. This is a great show focused on dealing with technology and how you can create deep and meaningful connections with your family.We love Christa's practical and powerful tips on how to take mindful breaks from your devices, like connecting together ...

47 min2017 MAY 23
Comments
Episode 29: Creating Meaningful Connections in a Digital World with Christa Melnyk Hines

Episode 28: Self-Discovery in Motherhood with Julia Aziz

In today's show, Episode 28, we are excited to share our beautiful conversation withJulia Aziz! Julia sharesher story about becoming a mother, and now while raising her children with authenticity and compassion. She is honest about how she's had to learn to surrender her need to control and how she is unlearning multi-tasking, so she can be more in the moment with her kids and in life. You are going to feel so inspired after listening to this show! Julia is the mother of three children and the author ofLessons of Labor: One Woman's Self-Discovery Through Birth and Motherhood. As a counselor and interfaith minister, Julia has worked with women through many life transitions, from having a first child to losing a loved one. In addition to teaching at a graduate school for integrative medicine, she leads private meditation groups, movement workshops, and silent retreats exploring creativity, self, and purpose. To learn more about Julia, visit her website HERE. Join our private Facebook ...

45 min2017 MAY 17
Comments
Episode 28: Self-Discovery in Motherhood with Julia Aziz

Episode 27: Reflections on the Challenges & Celebrations of Birth & Mothering with Ashley Walburn

In today's show, Episode 27, Ashley Walburn reflects on her journey into motherhood and how different her birthswere, and what she learned from them. Ashley shares hervulnerable and personal stories about how each birth came in their own timing, and although they were filled with surprises and hard times, she wouldn't have changed a thing. You will appreciate Ashley's ability to be raw and honest in her storytelling, and her stories will inspire you to reflect on your own births, along with the many challenges and celebrations that come from being a mother. To learn more about Ashley and her wonderful yoga studio and services, visit www.homeholistic.com. Join our movement in our private Facebook group where you can connect with mama's from around the world. Click HERE to join us! Thanks for your support and thanks for listening. HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY! With love, Shannon & Ashley

27 min2017 MAY 10
Comments
Episode 27: Reflections on the Challenges & Celebrations of Birth & Mothering with Ashley Walburn

Episode 26: Birth Stories, Letting Go & the Lessons We Learn in Motherhood with Shannon Kinney-Düh

In today's show, Episode 26, we decided to try something new in honor of Mother's Day. Rather than interview a guest or chat together, weare sharing personal stories about our own journey in motherhood. This week Shannon shares her story and Ashley will share hers in the next episode. Shannon shares more about her birth stories, how all of the births were so completely different and how powerful it was going through each one. Shannon reflects on some of the lessons she's learned from her boys, including how wonderful it is to be different, that we all bloom in our own timing, how important it is to practice letting go of control, how to accept what is and how to trust herself, her children and life. The full circle moments she's experienced though these different births and raising three awesomekids, has taught Shannon how to stop being afraid - how to be brave and honor the challenges, imperfections andcelebrations that come on this crazy joyride called motherhood! Happy Mother's D...

38 min2017 MAY 2
Comments
Episode 26: Birth Stories, Letting Go & the Lessons We Learn in Motherhood with Shannon Kinney-Düh

Episode 25: Positive Discipline & Joyful Courage with Casey O'Roarty (part 2)

In today's show, Episode 25, we continue our conversation with Casey O'Roarty, creator of Joyful Courage. Casey talks about how important it is to learn not only what our triggers are, but how to help our children become more aware of their triggers, so that when they are feeling frustration or anger coming on, they can recognize what it feels like and learn tools to cope with those heavier emotions. Casey talks about what the "Brain in the Palm of the Hand" is, which is a powerful way to think about happens when we "flip our lid," and she shares some interesting facts about brain development in teens. This show is full of invaluable tips and resources on how to raise whole children, all while learning how to deal and heal from our own emotional outbursts. To learn more about Casey, visit www.joyfulcourage.com. Join our thriving community of moms from around the world on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/MindfulMamaMovement/ Visit our website, www.mindfulmamamovement.co...

27 min2017 APR 25
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Episode 25: Positive Discipline & Joyful Courage with Casey O'Roarty (part 2)
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