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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

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 MIN6 h ago
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How to Raise Resilient Kids - Chris Willard

How To Practice Self-Compassion - Susan Pollak

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! As a parent, we mess up constantly. When responding to ourselves with harsh criticism and judgment, we leave ourselves feeling helpless and incapable. The practice of self-compassion is essential to becoming a more mindful parent. My guest today is Dr. Susan M. Pollak, author of Self-Compassion for Parents. Takeaways: 1. We can tolerate failure better with self-compassion. 2. 95% of us grow up with imperfect parents. 3. “If you lose it, you can use it

63 MIN1 w ago
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How To Practice Self-Compassion - Susan Pollak

Pandemic Parenting Into the Fall - Meghan Fitzgerald

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! Many of us are concerned about what will happen with school this fall. Is it safe? What will the schedule be like? The only thing certain is that it will be different. I talk to Megan Fitzgerald, co-founder of Tinkergarten, about how to support kids best in these times. Takeaways: 1. Outdoors is a safer place for kids to be social and learn. 2. We can set up our home environments for independent play. 3. We can teach kids to manage risks playfully.

58 MIN2 w ago
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Pandemic Parenting Into the Fall - Meghan Fitzgerald

Raising Eco-Conscious Kids - Sheila Morovati

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! We don’t often see how wasteful our habits can be. Our kids care about the environment and are passionate about taking steps to protect our planet. Sheila Morovati comes on the Mindful Mama podcast to talk about a few simple ways we were wasting and transformed them from waste into abundance. Takeaways: 1. Crayons can be a big garbage problem or a gift for in-need communities. 2. Small steps can make a difference. 3. Kids care and want to take action.

58 MIN3 w ago
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Raising Eco-Conscious Kids - Sheila Morovati

How To Breathe - James Nestor

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! Are you breathing well? My guest today is James Nestor, author of “Breath,” which explores how the human species has lost the ability to breathe properly and is now suffering from a list of maladies — snoring, sleep apnea, asthma, autoimmune disease — because of it. Takeaways: 1. Our faces, mouths, and airways have shrunk over the last 500 years. 2. ADHD can be helped by fixing sleep breathing issues. 3. Changing the way we breathe can transform

62 MINJUL 7
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How To Breathe - James Nestor

Mindful Divorce - Radhika Lakhani

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! 40-50% of couples will get divorced. How can we do it better? Divorce can be traumatizing. When you add kids into the mix and co-parenting with your ex… there’s a lot to work out. Radhika Lakhani, a divorce attorney and mindfulness teacher, talks to us about a path forward. Takeaways: 1. The legal process pushes us to find external solutions. 2. Alternative dispute resolution focuses on each party's needs. 3. We must start the way we want to finish.

54 MINJUN 30
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Mindful Divorce - Radhika Lakhani

What To Do This Summer - Katherine Reynolds Lewis

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! With the global pandemic, it seems like there will be no camp, no vacations, and no in-person socializing… AAK! What are we going to do with our kids this summer? I invited Katherine Reynolds Lewis, author of The Good News About Bad Behavior, to come back to talk with me about this. Takeaways: 1. We need to plan ahead and prioritize together. 2. Recognize that it’s a strength to ask for help. 3. Figure out your bare minimum parenting standards.

59 MINJUN 23
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What To Do This Summer - Katherine Reynolds Lewis

Become the Father You Want To Be - M.J Singletary-Villalobos

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! What are the possibilities of modern fatherhood? For dads who are rising up against the old harmful paradigm of masculinity, what does the new picture look like? M.J. Singletary-Villalobos is a dad asking these questions. Takeaways: 1. Fatherhood is too important to take the “just learn as you go” advice. 2. Your ideas about masculinity are not your ideas. 3. It’s okay to take a break and rest.

52 MINJUN 16
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Become the Father You Want To Be - M.J Singletary-Villalobos

How To Talk to Kids About Racial Injustice - Marietta Collins & Ann Hazzard

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! Protests around the world after the murder of George Floyd have shown parents that we need to be talking to our kids about racial inequality. How do we do it? In this episode, Marietta Collins and Ann Hazzard share with us how to talk about racial inequality with kids. Takeaways: 1. Little kids can understand concepts like racism. 2. You are going to say the wrong thing—that’s okay. 3. Start with questions: “Why do you think that might happen?”

59 MINJUN 9
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How To Talk to Kids About Racial Injustice - Marietta Collins & Ann Hazzard

Meditation For Healing - Bonus Podcast

Talk and meditation for challenging times: this is a recording of the first part of the Mindful Parenting Membership coaching call from June 2, 2020. For more resources on mindfulness go to:https://www.mindfulmamamentor.com/resources/or MindfulMomGuide.com.

17 MINJUN 4
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Meditation For Healing - Bonus Podcast

Latest Episodes

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 MIN6 h ago
Comments
How to Raise Resilient Kids - Chris Willard

How To Practice Self-Compassion - Susan Pollak

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! As a parent, we mess up constantly. When responding to ourselves with harsh criticism and judgment, we leave ourselves feeling helpless and incapable. The practice of self-compassion is essential to becoming a more mindful parent. My guest today is Dr. Susan M. Pollak, author of Self-Compassion for Parents. Takeaways: 1. We can tolerate failure better with self-compassion. 2. 95% of us grow up with imperfect parents. 3. “If you lose it, you can use it

63 MIN1 w ago
Comments
How To Practice Self-Compassion - Susan Pollak

Pandemic Parenting Into the Fall - Meghan Fitzgerald

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! Many of us are concerned about what will happen with school this fall. Is it safe? What will the schedule be like? The only thing certain is that it will be different. I talk to Megan Fitzgerald, co-founder of Tinkergarten, about how to support kids best in these times. Takeaways: 1. Outdoors is a safer place for kids to be social and learn. 2. We can set up our home environments for independent play. 3. We can teach kids to manage risks playfully.

58 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Pandemic Parenting Into the Fall - Meghan Fitzgerald

Raising Eco-Conscious Kids - Sheila Morovati

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! We don’t often see how wasteful our habits can be. Our kids care about the environment and are passionate about taking steps to protect our planet. Sheila Morovati comes on the Mindful Mama podcast to talk about a few simple ways we were wasting and transformed them from waste into abundance. Takeaways: 1. Crayons can be a big garbage problem or a gift for in-need communities. 2. Small steps can make a difference. 3. Kids care and want to take action.

58 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Raising Eco-Conscious Kids - Sheila Morovati

How To Breathe - James Nestor

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! Are you breathing well? My guest today is James Nestor, author of “Breath,” which explores how the human species has lost the ability to breathe properly and is now suffering from a list of maladies — snoring, sleep apnea, asthma, autoimmune disease — because of it. Takeaways: 1. Our faces, mouths, and airways have shrunk over the last 500 years. 2. ADHD can be helped by fixing sleep breathing issues. 3. Changing the way we breathe can transform

62 MINJUL 7
Comments
How To Breathe - James Nestor

Mindful Divorce - Radhika Lakhani

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! 40-50% of couples will get divorced. How can we do it better? Divorce can be traumatizing. When you add kids into the mix and co-parenting with your ex… there’s a lot to work out. Radhika Lakhani, a divorce attorney and mindfulness teacher, talks to us about a path forward. Takeaways: 1. The legal process pushes us to find external solutions. 2. Alternative dispute resolution focuses on each party's needs. 3. We must start the way we want to finish.

54 MINJUN 30
Comments
Mindful Divorce - Radhika Lakhani

What To Do This Summer - Katherine Reynolds Lewis

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! With the global pandemic, it seems like there will be no camp, no vacations, and no in-person socializing… AAK! What are we going to do with our kids this summer? I invited Katherine Reynolds Lewis, author of The Good News About Bad Behavior, to come back to talk with me about this. Takeaways: 1. We need to plan ahead and prioritize together. 2. Recognize that it’s a strength to ask for help. 3. Figure out your bare minimum parenting standards.

59 MINJUN 23
Comments
What To Do This Summer - Katherine Reynolds Lewis

Become the Father You Want To Be - M.J Singletary-Villalobos

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! What are the possibilities of modern fatherhood? For dads who are rising up against the old harmful paradigm of masculinity, what does the new picture look like? M.J. Singletary-Villalobos is a dad asking these questions. Takeaways: 1. Fatherhood is too important to take the “just learn as you go” advice. 2. Your ideas about masculinity are not your ideas. 3. It’s okay to take a break and rest.

52 MINJUN 16
Comments
Become the Father You Want To Be - M.J Singletary-Villalobos

How To Talk to Kids About Racial Injustice - Marietta Collins & Ann Hazzard

Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! Protests around the world after the murder of George Floyd have shown parents that we need to be talking to our kids about racial inequality. How do we do it? In this episode, Marietta Collins and Ann Hazzard share with us how to talk about racial inequality with kids. Takeaways: 1. Little kids can understand concepts like racism. 2. You are going to say the wrong thing—that’s okay. 3. Start with questions: “Why do you think that might happen?”

59 MINJUN 9
Comments
How To Talk to Kids About Racial Injustice - Marietta Collins & Ann Hazzard

Meditation For Healing - Bonus Podcast

Talk and meditation for challenging times: this is a recording of the first part of the Mindful Parenting Membership coaching call from June 2, 2020. For more resources on mindfulness go to:https://www.mindfulmamamentor.com/resources/or MindfulMomGuide.com.

17 MINJUN 4
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Meditation For Healing - Bonus Podcast

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