September 2, 2021
#122 Today I'm talking with Renie Cavallari. She's the author of Head Trash and CEO of Aspire- a leadership development, training and consulting firm. Renie is an expert at helping people stop sabotaging their own success by helping them trade their anxiety and fear for bigger potential, and a better quality of life.
We're talking about how to identify your own head trash, why mindset work really is the most important work, and why the quality of the questions you ask can determine the quality of your life.
(5:33) Not sure what head trash is? Find out right here
(8:50) Discover how to identify your disconnected thoughts faster
(11:41) This is why mindset is absolutely the most important work
(14:16) Do you know which of the Four Big Lies you're believing?
(32:48) Here are some strategies to practice dumping your head trash
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Visit the show notes at https://www.smartmoneymamas.com/122
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August 26, 2021
#121 Today I'm talking with children's author, Maria Dismondy. Maria has published a handful of delightful books that focus on diversity and character education. Learn how a lack of diverse literature inspired Maria to leave the classroom to publish children's books.
We're talking about how you can use literature for creative conversations starters, tips for helping kids navigate anxiety with a new school year, and why we should always encourage curiosity!
(1:33) Learn how Maria decided to transition from teaching to writing children’s books
(5:33) Here’s why children’s lit is the perfect tool for teaching character education
(7:20) These are some creative ways to build a life-long love of reading
(22:22) Check out these tips for helping kids work through pandemic anxiety in the new school year
(37:01) Ever wanted to write and publish a book? Start here!
Looking for more information, mama? Visit the show notes at https://www.smartmoneymamas.com/121
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August 19, 2021
Today I'm talking with the founder of Bilingual Birdies, Sarah Farzam. Sarah is sharing her journey of launching her business back in 2006, which was entirely bootstrapped. Through this language learning program, children can learn Spanish, Mandarin, French, and English through an engaging mix of song and play.
Learn how Sarah is also helping others start their own business teaching kids and families in their local community. She'll share all about how you can get paid to play too!
(2:09) Learn what it was like growing up in a household speaking 3 languages
(4:28) Hear about how Bilingual Birdies was brought to life
(13:22) This is how Sarah managed to bootstrap her business
(14:42) Hear why Sarah’s secret to success was learning to fail fast
(27:59) Discover how you can use your language skills to launch your own Bilingual Birdies business in your area
Looking for more information, mama? Visit the show notes at https://www.smartmoneymamas.com/120
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August 12, 2021
#119 When you're having a new baby, one of the biggest expenses - and greatest unknowns - is medical costs. There is an unfortunate lack of transparency when it comes to birth costs, in addition to the uncertainty of whether you or your child will need specialist care after delivery.
To make sure you understand the costs and get the most out of your health insurance, we're bringing in expert and naturopathic physician and twin mom, Dr. Ashley Burkman. We're talking about how to understand what your insurance covers, ways you can save money on birth costs, what expenses to expect after delivery, and more!
Looking for more information, mama? Check out the full show notes at https://www.smartmoneymamas.com/119
August 5, 2021
#118 When I was a new mom, I suffered from postpartum depression and anxiety. But while I'd heard about these conditions, I didn't believe they could happen to me. I thought I could fix it all with the right exercise routine or system. I didn't know how to ask for help.
Taking care of your mental health as a new mom - and as your children grow - is crucially important. For your health and your kiddo's.
This week on Smart Money Mamas Live, I'm going to be joined by 3 amazing experts - Dr. Sheryl Ziegler Tiffany Day, and Cinthia Rivas - to talk all about maternal mental health.
Looking for more information, mama? Check out the full show notes at https://www.smartmoneymamas.com/118
July 29, 2021
#117 Interested in starting a new online business but worried about how to manage it all with little ones at home? Tasha Booth, Founder & CEO of The Launch Guild, is here today to share how to get started making money online on your own terms!
We will be talking about the tasks a virtual assistant can do, how to find clients, what you should charge, and how to avoid building a business out of a scarcity mindset!
Looking for more information, mama? Check out the full show notes at www.smartmoneymamas.com/117
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July 22, 2021
#116 Often, one of the biggest worries for new working moms is managing coming back to work after maternity leave. How do you prepare mentally for the shift? How can you maintain your career goals while balancing new responsibilities as a mama? What about taking care of yourself?
Don’t worry, we’ve got your back! This week on Smart Money Mamas Live, we’ll be joined by Lauren Smith Brody, author of The Fifth Trimester. We'll be discussing how to handle deciding between daycare and a nanny, dealing with bosses who aren't parents, how to rethink mom-guilt, and more!
Looking for more information, mama? Check out the full show notes at https://www.smartmoneymamas.com/116
July 15, 2021
#115 If you've never been a parent before, it's difficult to go about deciding what's most important as a new mom. It's a time of immense change and fast learning. It’s joyful, but can also be overwhelming - especially when you factor in everyone’s well-meaning advice.
In this episode, we’re joined by Kendra Adachi from the Lazy Genius Collective to dive into how to give yourself grace as a new mom, how to set boundaries with well-intentioned friends and family, and why a registry is a chance to name what matters to you!
Looking for more information, mama?
Check out the full show notes at www.smartmoneymamas.com/115
July 8, 2021
#114 Get ready because today we're going to learn some expert strategies to improve your credit! A healthy credit score is the foundation for building wealth and when it comes to building that foundation - no matter where you're starting - Netiva Heard is an expert.
In this episode, we're going to dig deep into why credit health matters, how credit scores work, the baby steps you can take to improve your credit score, and why a strong credit score can help you build lasting wealth.
Looking for more information, mama? Check out the full show notes at www.smartmoneymamas.com/114
July 1, 2021
#113 Wondering how to create a baby budget and make sure you're saving money as a new mama?
In this panel discussion, I asked my friends Tasha Cochran of One Big Happy Life, Kristin Stones of Cents & Purpose, and Bethany Bayless from The Motherhood & Money Show to discuss all of our experiences and our best money mama tips!
Looking for more information, mama? Check out the full show notes at www.smartmoneymamas.com/113