Jo Lee - Surviving Stage 4 Cancer & Raising TeenagersMagnificent Mothers add
Jo Lee is a married mum of two girls aged 20 & 18. Jo is a life coach (Valour Coaching) and felt artist. Jo has survived stage 4 cancer and tells us what helped her during this time including her mindset, herbalist and she discusses how important it is to be vulnerable and receive help from others. Jo also discusses raising teenagers and how she deals with the new age of social media.
Laura - Satisfashion Stylist Sharing Wardrobe TipsMagnificent Mothers add
Laura is a married mum of a 2 year old girl. She has her own business called Satisfashion in which she is a personal stylist/shopper. In this episode she shares tips on how we can be confident in our clothes and what to have in our wardrobe. Laura also discusses how it is to be a self employed mum. She explains the anxiety she has around her daughters eating and how it has impacted her.
Emma Dempsey - Raising Boys As A FeministMagnificent Mothers add
Emma Dempsey is a mum to two boys. She is a coach and runs two facebook pages 'Mums With Sons' and the 'The Wellbeing Collective'. In this episode Emma discusses the question around how we raise our boys. She states that the patriarchy doesn’t serve woman but its also doesn’t serve millions of men.
Paula - Discussing Baby Loss & Being A Grieving MotherMagnificent Mothers add
Paula is an incredibly brave mum who is sharing her story about her son Leon who sadly passed away at just 5 days old. Paula is sharing her story to raise awareness and help others going through the same thing. She discusses how it feels to have lost her son, how she is coping with her mental health and how yoga has helped her through this incredibly hard time. IG @paulainscotland
It is important to cover this topic as there are thousands of mums affected in the UK every year with the Tommys statists showing that 1 in 4 pregnancy's end in miscarriage, 9 baby are stillborn every day in the Uk and there were 2,131 neonatal deaths in 2017.
Jill Ritchie - From Bank Manager to Life Coach - Finding FulfilmentMagnificent Mothers add
Jill Ritchie is a married mum of two. Jill was a very successful senior bank manager and from the outside her life looked perfect but she didn’t feel satisfied. When stress and anxiety took over and she was waking up in cold sweats, her hair was falling out and she found herself drinking a little more than usual Jill decided to take her life into her own hands and completely change her life around. She now enjoys life to the full and is a life coach helping others do the same. Find out how she did it & more
Bella, The Unwrapped Family - Living Zero Waste & MontessoriMagnificent Mothers add
Bella is a married mum of two girls who are 3 & 1. Bella has a blog called the unwrapped family in which she discusses all things zero waste and Montessori. In this episode she shares why she decided to become zero waste and how it is to be zero waste whilst having young kids. Bella gives some easy swaps that all us mothers could make to be more eco friendly. Bella describes what the Montessori method is and why she follows it for her girls.
Sarah Wheatley - Owner of Birth and Beyond - Discusses what causes postnatal depression & how can we try and avoid it?Magnificent Mothers add
Sarah Wheatley is a married mum of two. Sarah runs ‘Birth and Beyond’ and is a psychotherapeutic counsellor. After having postnatal depression and anxiety with her first child. Sarah was really interested in why it had happened which resulted in her going back to university and retraining to be a psychotherapeutic counsellor. We discuss what causes PND, how to help avoid it and how to help it. Sarah works with parents and babys using techniques like Video Interaction Guidance and Newborn Observation!
Shalini & Carl - Married Vegan Models Raising Vegan KidsMagnificent Mothers add
On this episode of the Magnificent Mothers podcast we have married couple Shalini & Carl. They have two boys aged 2 & 5. Carl & Shalini have turned their diet around by being vegan and have seen great health benefits. We discuss the reason why they are vegan, how it is to raise vegan kids, being a vegan family & much more! They cover food shopping cost and the challenges of veganism aswell. Defiantly check out this episode to the end to hear all their hints, tips & experiences.
Rachel Field - Owner of Eclectic SquaresMagnificent Mothers add
Rachel Field is a married mum of 3. She runs the interior styling business Eclectic Rach which she features on her instagram page @eclecticsquares . In this episode we discuss post natal experiences including post natal depression. Rachel had 2 kids under 2 and hid her true feelings from friends and family. Rachel is incredibly open about her thoughts and feelings and unveils her breaking point. She discusses what made her start her own business and the benefits of sharing your business on Instagram.
Gillian Mudie - Owner of Tech / App Start Up DribbleMagnificent Mothers add
Gillian Mudie is a married mum of 2 who has launched an incredible new App called Dribble. Dribble is a parenting review app which shows places to go, eat and play in Edinburgh, Lothians & Fife. This came from a need to get out of the house with her first child Alastair - Gillian didn’t know the best places to take a baby / child and wanted all those places to be in one space. Gillian discusses how it is to have a Tech Start up, show she started and how she raised the funds to start the app & more!
Tricia Murray - Birth & Baby Academy Founder & DoulaMagnificent Mothers add
Tricia Murray is a married mum of 4 boys, including twins! She is a therapist, doula and founder of the Birth And Baby Academy, Juno and Edinburgh Birth and Baby. 1 in 3 woman describe their births as being traumatic and Tricia works with mums to help prevent birth trauma & prepares mums. We discuss being a twin mum through IVF, tips on having a positive birth, educating yourself around birth, the impact on your birth to your postnatal experience, being a doula & much much more! P.s we are joined by Tricia’s newest baby boy on this podcast
Mike Webb - Discussing Deafness & Being A DadMagnificent Mothers add
Mike Webb is the first ever dad on the Magnificent Mothers podcast! Mike is a personal trainer and gym manager from Edinburgh. Mike is a dad to 3 year old Marlie, when Marlie was 10 months old she was confirmed to be profoundly deaf. Following a A cochlear implant Marlie is now able to hear. Mike shares his experiences of being a dad in this episode. He also shares some top tips on how to get healthy after having a baby and whilst being a mum at the end of the podcast!
Kristina Currie - Owner of Bon Tot, Ethical Kids Clothing ShopMagnificent Mothers add
Kristina Currie is a married mum to Clemence who is 5. Kristina owns Bon Tot the incredible kids clothing shop. All the manufacturers which Bon Tot stock are ethical and sustainable. Kristina discusses the journey of finding herself, why she moved from America to Edinburgh, living in a relationship where everything is equal, how and why she set up Bon Tot and how it is to be a business owner and mum! Kristina is such a lovely person and her journey is so interesting this is one to listen too!
Diana Baker - Photographer - Do We Get Enough Support As Mums?Magnificent Mothers add
Diana Baker is a married mum to 6 year old Sophie. Diana is a New Zealander who has lived in 5 different countries before relocating to Edinburgh from Australia when Sophie was 2 and a half. Diana is a family photographer and has been in the industry for over 18 years. We discuss the challenges of finding friends after having a baby and ways in which to make this easier, balancing a career and a family, relocating with a baby & much much more! This is such an inspiring episode it’s definitely one to listen to!
Niki Hutchison - Successful Business Owner & Inequalities In The WorkplaceMagnificent Mothers add
Niki Hutchison is an incredibly strong mum of two. Niki experienced horrific treatment in the workplace after having an ectopic pregnancy which knocked her confidence. Following that Niki started her own extremely successful business Step It Up Dance. Niki has started a second business called The S Concept in which she coaches woman in business. Find out top tips on how to start a successful business.
JoJo Fraser / Mummy JoJo - Mental Health & Being An AuthorMagnificent Mothers add
Mummy JoJo / JoJo Fraser is an mum of two. She had her first panic attack whilst working in New Zealand. JoJo's dad then suffered from sever mental health issues which lead her to dedicate her life to studying mental health and helping people 'Get their Mojo Back'. JoJo has published her first book called 'Mummy JoJo UNCUT: Time for a mojo injection' and she explains how she made that possible!
Danielle Baillie - Travelling the world with 4 year old sonMagnificent Mothers add
Danielle Baillie is a mum to 5 year old Rocco. Danielle is inspirational she and her partner went travelling for 6 months with her then 4 year old son in tow! We discuss the beauty of taking your child travelling, budgeting, the challenges & how mum life continues whilst abroad! Tune in to hear how they did it & where they went!
Lynette Gray - The Power of Meditation & Postnatal DepressionMagnificent Mothers add
Lynette Gray is a magnificent mum to 9 year old son, Elias. She leads meditation classes & extremely powerful woman circles! Whilst being on anti-depression medication to help with her postnatal depression Lynette turned to meditation. She has now been meditating for 8 years and she has realised meditation has been transformational in her journey. We discuss how Lynette got into meditation, becoming pregnant on a break to Australia and becoming a single parent. How to be a more calm, connected and peaceful parent. We also discuss Goal setting, manifestation & the law of attraction. Lynette kindly shares some top tips for relaxation so defiantly stay tuned!
Aoife Burns - Discussing Down SyndromeMagnificent Mothers add
Aoife Burns is an amazing mum to 3 kids. Aoife’s 5 year old daughter Ciara has Down Syndrome. The midwife ran away and never came back when she delivered Ciara after realising she had Down Syndrome - Aoife has experienced horrific opinions from people. We discuss the feelings when finding out your child has Down Syndrome, the Harmony test & the joys that having a child with Down Syndrome can bring! Aoife runs the accounts @edinburghmumma & @T21girlcan to raise awareness about Down Syndrome.
Kelly Anderson from Organised MotherhoodMagnificent Mothers add
Kelly Anderson runs the social media accounts 'Organised Motherhood'. Can you imagine your house being a haven for organisation with perfect cupboards and always knowing where everything is? Kelly makes this possible and shares tips on how to be organised. We discuss being a stay at home mum, being self employed and the difficulties of returning to work. We discuss the current climate of the cleaning trends and the chemicals involved! Kelly is an incredible woman and this is definitely worth a listen!