Category: Life Coaching for Parents

“I don’t have time to relax!” How go, go, go leads to chronic pain

Episode #134 Interview with Betsy Jensen “I don’t have time to relax.”  “I’m exhausted but struggle to fall asleep” “I wake up feeling anxious”  “I try to relax but it doesn’t work.” “If I take a break more work will pile up later.” “I can’t relax because I have too much to do.” If any … Read more…

Embarrassed by my children’s appearance

Episode #133  Embarrassed by my children’s appearance   Question of the Day:  I’m glad this post is anonymous because I’m embarrassed to admit this but I want to get it off my chest and I think you will help me.  I’m embarrassed by my children. I look at moms posting photos on Instagram of their … Read more…

How do you know you are doing enough as a mom?

Episode #131  How do you know you are doing enough as a mom?  I am overall very satisfied and fulfilled with my life but I wish I could be more patient and kind. I’ve had a lot of family time this summer, much of it wonderful, but I find myself getting snappy and irritable with … Read more…

Do I need boundaries for my nocturnal teen?

Boundaries for a teen who won’t get a summer job and sleeps all day. Episode #130 Question of the Day:  My college kid is home for the summer and I’m struggling to know what boundaries I should have in place. She’s 19, very responsible, but she sleeps until 1:00pm and stays out late with her … Read more…

How do I prioritize my to-do list?

How do I prioritize when there are so many demands on my time? Episode #129 Question of the Day: “I’m on summer break along with my kids. I’ve got a 7 week break from my job but I’m overwhelmed by all the competing priorities on my time. I want to use this time to relax … Read more…

Stories from Planned Parenthood

Dear Supermoms, I was planning to release a podcast called “How to prioritize when you are pulled in multiple directions.” I’m going to put that one out next week instead because I have been so affected by the overturning of Roe vs. Wade by the U.S. Supreme Court that I created a special episode for … Read more…

Preventing Working Mom Burnout

Interview with Dr. Jacqueline Kerr Episode #127 of the Supermom is Getting Tired Podcast Preventing Working Mom Burnout Dr Jacqueline Kerr is a mom, behavior scientist and burnout survivor. She is in the top 1% of most cited scientists worldwide. Dr Kerr left her position as a public health professor in 2018 and now hosts … Read more…