Mother Honestly Podcast
Revolutionizing the Marketplace and Community for Daycare and Preschool with Sarah Mauskopf, CEO and Co-Founder of Winnie

Revolutionizing the Marketplace and Community for Daycare and Preschool with Sarah Mauskopf, CEO and Co-Founder of Winnie

September 14, 2020
Sara Mauskopf is the CEO and Co-founder of Winnie, a marketplace for daycare and preschool helping over 7M parents across the United States. Sara has a background in consumer technology and product management, having worked at Postmates, Twitter, YouTube, and Google. She graduated with a Computer Science and Engineering degree from MIT. She’s also a mom of 3 young children.
 
Sarah joins Kristen Hall, COO of Mother Honestly, to discuss the current state of childcare in the US. Parents who relied on public schools for childcare are now looking at their childcare options for elementary age children in a space traditionally reserved for ages 0 to 4. Sarah shares the work her team is doing to help support childcare providers and working parents and the community they are building together. Learn more about what options are available to you to help with childcare by visiting https://winnie.com/ and @winnie
 
The Mother Honestly Podcast is proudly sponsored by Motor City Woman Studios.
Honest Conversations about Mental Health and Suicide, with Dr. Mark Mayfield Board-Certified Counselor, and Founder and CEO of Mayfield Counseling Centers

Honest Conversations about Mental Health and Suicide, with Dr. Mark Mayfield Board-Certified Counselor, and Founder and CEO of Mayfield Counseling Centers

September 8, 2020

Dr. Mark Mayfield is a brilliant licensed professional counselor (LPC), a Board-Certified Counselor, and Founder and CEO of Mayfield Counseling Centers. Dr. Mayfield knows firsthand the pain and devastation of mental health disorders and has committed his life’s work to raising awareness and improving the state of mental health care today. Dr. Mayfield has more than 14 years of professional counseling experience in clinical, judicial, and faith-based counseling settings across a wide range of patient demographics. Dr Mayfield has professional experience in treating and addressing anxiety, depression and PTSD, substance abuse, domestic violence, self-injury and suicide. Dr. Mayfield recently launched his book, titled "HELP! My Teen is Self-Injuring: A Crisis Manual for Parents” which addresses his own suicide survival story, self-injury, and how to help your child who might be going through this.

Dr. Mayfield joins Kristen Hall, COO of Mother Honestly, to discuss maternal mental health and the mental health of our families. Dr. Mayfield shares his experience from working with families and provides valuable feedback that we can incorporate now to improve mental health and resiliency in ourselves and our children.  He also encourages parents to have the difficult discussions related to mental health, emotions, and suicide in age appropriate snippets. Be sure to follow him on @thedrmayfield and visit his website https://drmayfield.com/ for more of his work. 

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The Criticality of Female Career Growth and Interpersonal Development with Lauren McGoodwin, Founder & CEO of Career Contessa

The Criticality of Female Career Growth and Interpersonal Development with Lauren McGoodwin, Founder & CEO of Career Contessa

August 31, 2020

Lauren McGoodwin founded Career Contessa in 2013 after experiencing a gap in career development resources for women who might be job searching, soul searching, leading and managing, or trying to find new ways to advance within their careers. Formerly, Lauren was a University Recruiter for Hulu focused on hiring, employer branding, and program management. Lauren has a Bachelors in Education from the University of Oregon and a Masters in Communication Management from the University of Southern California where she wrote her thesis on millennials and career resources. When not Contessa-ing, you can find Lauren walking so she meets her 10,000 steps/day goal in Redondo Beach, CA where she lives with her husband. She recently released her first book, Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose. 

Lauren joins Kristen Hall to discuss how Career Contessa was born and how it goes beyond helping women find their next role. Lauren and her team utilize their platform to engage readers throughout their careers by providing expert advice, interviews, vibes, one on one mentoring, online skills based courses, and resources, and a curated job board. Follow Lauren on Instagram @careercontessa and check out all of their great resources at  https://www.careercontessa.com 
 
The Mother Honestly Podcast is proudly sponsored by Motor City Woman Studios
Uncovering and Recovering From Trauma in Adulthood with Iris McAlpine, CTP, NARM Trauma Coach

Uncovering and Recovering From Trauma in Adulthood with Iris McAlpine, CTP, NARM Trauma Coach

August 25, 2020
Iris McAlpin is a certified trauma coach and NARM® Practitioner specializing in self-sabotage, eating disorder recovery and complex trauma. After struggling with severe bulimia, C-PTSD and depression for over a decade, Iris became determined to understand what was truly at the root of her symptoms. It turned out the answer was trauma. She now spends her life helping others overcome similar struggles through trauma-informed education and coaching, in both group and private settings. Iris is also passionate about eradicating the stigma associated with mental illness, and uses social media to openly share her story. Her intention is to show that no one is alone, recovery is worth the hard work, and support the global movement toward awareness, acceptance and support for everyone affected by psychological disorders. You can follow her on Instagram and Twitter, or find more information at irismcalpin.com
 
Iris joins Kristen Hall, COO of Mother Honestly, to discuss how we can recognize trauma from our childhood that is affecting us adults. Given that we are going through a global trauma together with COVID19 and a pandemic, Iris offers insight into how we can cope in our current environments. Follow Iris on Instagram @IrisMcAlpin and learn more about her work and courses by visiting https://www.irismcalpin.com/ 
 
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Disruption Extraordinaire — Samantha Ettus, Founder and CEO of Park Place Payments, Helps Women Re-enter the Workforce and Build Wealth

Disruption Extraordinaire — Samantha Ettus, Founder and CEO of Park Place Payments, Helps Women Re-enter the Workforce and Build Wealth

August 17, 2020
Since earning her undergraduate and MBA degrees from Harvard, Samantha Ettus has become the best-selling author of five books, a renowned speaker, and the host of a nationally-syndicated call-in radio show. She writes a popular work/life newsletter and penned a Washington Post Op-Ed that landed in the top 10 Op-Eds in 2017. Sam is the co-founder of the Los Angeles Women’s Collective, aimed at supporting women to run for office nationally and win and serves on the advisory board of the Forbes School of Business and Technology. Sam founded Park Place Payments in 2018 as a way to create flexible career opportunities and disrupt the $8B payments and credit card processing industry, supporting both women and communities at once.

 

Sam joins Kristen Hall, COO of Mother Honestly, to discuss how women can take control of their financial independence, especially those women struggling to re-enter the workforce. Sam is a powerhouse speaker and shares her experience launching Park Place Payments and how she is shaking up the payment processing industry. Follow Sam's journey IG @samanthaettus and visiting https://www.parkplacepayments.com/
 
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Why Your Resume Needs a Confidence Rescue — Angela Buccellato, Founder of The Resume Rescue

Why Your Resume Needs a Confidence Rescue — Angela Buccellato, Founder of The Resume Rescue

August 10, 2020
Angela Buccellato started her career as a Recruiter, hiring for automotive, IT, manufacturing, defense, and other industries around the world. When working with clients, the overwhelming theme was job seekers did not know how to write a resume, how to use LinkedIn, or how to transition careers. After a beautiful two week vacation to Italy, Angela returned home to find herself unemployed. It was the catalyst she needed to launch her own business helping individuals and from there, the Resume Rescue was born. Not only has she taken the knowledge obtained from recruiting for such large enterprise companies, but she has worked with hiring managers and knows what it takes to get noticed. Angela specializes in working with all types of individuals including transitioning military veterans, parents returning to work, international students, and more.
 
Angela joins Kristen Hall, COO of Mother Honestly, to help educate women on the best way to revamp their resume, how to handle job searching during a pandemic, and taking a leap of faith on your next endeavor. Angela and the Resume Rescue are dedicated to helping men and women revamp their resumes to be successful and land their next role confidently. Follow @theresumerescue on IG and reach out to Angela to consult on your resume by visiting https://www.the-resume-rescue.com/ . 
 
The Mother Honestly Podcast is proudly sponsored by Motor City Woman Studios
Motherhood, Cattle Ranching, and Entrepreneurial Dominance - The Matron of Five Marys Farms Mary Heffernan

Motherhood, Cattle Ranching, and Entrepreneurial Dominance - The Matron of Five Marys Farms Mary Heffernan

August 3, 2020
Mary Heffernan and her husband, Brian, left behind the busy life they'd built in Silicon Valley to become cattle ranchers with their four young daughters—all named Mary. Together they own and operate Five Marys Farms, an 1,800-acre ranch in the mountains of Northern California where they live, work, and raise all-natural beef, pork, and lamb. Mary and Brian sell and ship directly from the farm to families all over the US. They share their meats with local customers and visitors from far and wide at their popular restaurant and bar, Five Marys Burgerhouse. Five Marys was awarded Best Farm in America by Paleo magazine and has been featured in Oprah magazine, Real SimpleSunset, and other national publications. Mary has a fiercely loyal following on social media and hosts popular summer farm dinners and weekend retreats at the ranch. She and Brian believe in raising meat naturally and that great cooking starts with well-raised ingredients.
 
Mary joins Kristen Hall, COO of Mother Honestly, to discuss the importance of sourcing great meat and how that shaped the creation of Five Marys Farms. Mary's entrepreneurial spirit is visible in all that she does with the launch of her cookbook Ranch Raised Cookbook, mentor at Small Business from Scratch, and the newly launching M5 Ranch SchoolBe sure to check out their fine quality meats, cookbook, ranch school and more at  http://www.fivemarysfarms.com/ and follow @fivemarysfarms on IG.

The Mother Honestly Podcast is proudly sponsored by Motor City Woman Studios
The Historical Construction of Motherhood, Infertility, and Women’s Health with Dr. Margaret Quinlan (Ph.D)

The Historical Construction of Motherhood, Infertility, and Women’s Health with Dr. Margaret Quinlan (Ph.D)

July 28, 2020
Margaret M. Quinlan (Ph.D.) is an associate professor in the Department of Communication Studies and core faculty in the interdisciplinary Health Psychology Ph.D. Program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She explores how communication creates, resists, and transforms knowledge about bodies. She critiques power structures in order to empower individuals who are marginalized inside and outside of healthcare systems. She authored approximately 40 journal articles and 17 book chapters and co-produced three documentaries in a regional Emmy Award–winning series. She co-authored with Bethany L. Johnson, You’re Doing it Wrong! Mothering, Media and Medical Expertise (Rutgers).
 
Dr. Quinlan joins Kristen Hall, COO of Mother Honestly, to discuss her work on examining the narratives surrounding motherhood and women's health historically and how these narratives continue and expand today within social media. Follow Dr. Quinlan and her research partner Bethany L. Johnson on IG @ohnsonquinlanresearch and on their website https://johnsonquinlanresearch.com to get your copy of their ebook. 

The Mother Honestly Podcast is proudly sponsored by Motor City Woman Studios
Why the Guidance Approach To Parenting is Crucial with Katherine Winter-Sellery, CEO of the Conscious Parenting Revolution and creator of the Guidance Approach to Parenting

Why the Guidance Approach To Parenting is Crucial with Katherine Winter-Sellery, CEO of the Conscious Parenting Revolution and creator of the Guidance Approach to Parenting

July 20, 2020
Katherine Winter-Sellery is the CEO of the Conscious Parenting Revolution and creator of the Guidance Approach to Parenting along with two colleagues, a program that applies conflict-resolution skills to communicating more effectively with children and adults. Through her workshops, books, and her three TEDx talks, she has taught thousands of parents (and educators, social workers, medical professionals, and anyone else needing to converse with 5-year-olds or 17-year-olds, or even 85 year olds!) in a half dozen countries and cultures to minimize misunderstandings and melt-downs, and communicate with more collaboration, cooperation, and consideration. Katherine joins Kristen Hall, COO of Mother Honestly, to discuss her parenting approach, how parents, especially moms, can find a way to respond to the current "COVID Pressure Cooker", and develop strong tools to undo some of the learned patterns of our own childhoods and experiences. Download Katherine's free ebook on essential strategies you need to communicate with your children by heading over to her website https://www.consciousparentingrevolution.com/ and follow her on @katherinewintersellery
 
 
Why You Need a Gamified Life-Management System for Your Marriage and Life with Eve Rodsky, Author of Fair Play

Why You Need a Gamified Life-Management System for Your Marriage and Life with Eve Rodsky, Author of Fair Play

July 13, 2020
Eve Rodsky is working to change society one marriage at a time with a new 21st century solution to an age-old problem: women shouldering the brunt of childrearing and domestic life responsibilities regardless of whether they work outside the home.
In her New York Times bestselling book Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live), she uses her Harvard Law School training and years of organizational management experience to create a gamified life-management system to help couples rebalance all of the work it takes to run a home and allow them to reimagine their relationship, time and purpose. Eve was born and raised by a single mom in New York City and now lives in Los Angeles with her husband Seth and their three children. 
 
Eve joins Kristen Hall, COO of Mother Honestly, to tackle how we often approach communication in our marriage from the wrong direction. Learn how you can adapt solutions into your relationships to improve all facets of our lives. You don't want to miss this episode! 
 
The Mother Honestly Podcast is proudly sponsored by Motor City Woman Studios
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