Ep. 83: Jess VanderWier (Our Mama Village) & Sherry Torkos
This Family Tree Podcast
Alex and Shane chat about belching, taxes, book clubs, Shane's birthday party reveal, Lucy's desire for a puppy, and whether we do what's "best" for our children. Psychotherapist and powerhouse behind Our Mama Village, Jess VanderWier, discusses keeping our cool as parents, the importance of apologizing, the pressure on new moms, telling secrets, and raising kids who feel confident to ask questions. Holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos discusses her holistic approach to health, re-engaging in life after the pandemic, and how people can ensure their own safety going forward. Listener questions are answered in the mailbag segment, hitting topics like weekly goals, overrated cultural phenomena, favourite lockdown activities, human representation in an alien invasion (lol), and if we give relationship advice to friends. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . This episode is proudly supported by: The Dove Self Esteem Project is the worlds largest provider of self-esteem education. Dove has partnered with educators around the world to provide evidence-based printable resources to help young girls and boy’s reach their full potential. You can find those at https://bit.ly/36FQxbd Clorox On-The-Go Disinfecting Wipes - Purchase the convenient and effective Clorox On-The-Go Disinfecting Wipes to kill 99.99% of bacteria and viruses at your local Walmart, grocery store, or on Amazon! Mabel's Labels - start customizing your very own labels (which are not only cute, but laundry, dishwasher and microwave safe!) at www.mabelslabels.ca, and use the code THISFAMILYTREE15 for 15% off! They deliver internationally, and offer free shipping in Canada and the US. Mini Mioche - use promo code THISFAMILYTREE15 at www.minimioche.com for 15% off of your ethically made, organic, and sustainable kids’ apparel. Hello Bello - for 30% off of your first plant-based diaper and wipes bundle, use promo code THISFAMILYTREE30 or click the following link: https://hellobello.ca/products/diaper-bundle?discount=thisfamilytree30&utm_source=familytree&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=30off (Canadian listeners only). Bravado Designs - Use promo code THISFAMILYTREE20 for 20% off of what will become your favourite nursing bra at www.bravadodesigns.com, or try their new Everyday Collection (not nursing bras/no clips/for all womxn) at ca.bravadodesigns.com. Seedlip - Go to www.seedlipdrinks.com or www.seedlipdrinks.ca, and use promo code THISFAMILYTREE10 for 10% off the world’s first nonalcoholic spirit! My Brest Friend - Buy the #1 choice of nursing pillow by moms and lactation consultants, at www.buybuybaby.com, www.target.com, www.walmart.com, and www.babylist.com!
Episode 19: Accepting the Stress of Parenting with Jess Vanderwier
Healthy Habits Happy Homes
This week our hosts are joined by Jess Vanderweir, founder of the online community Our Mama Village and a therapist who specializes in postpartum depression. In this week's episode we'll learn about managing everyday family stress, as well as recognizing when you may need some expert help.