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Mom at 41 with Dr. Karen Osburn

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Mom at 41 is a Podcast for Moms that feel that being a Mom is hard, and think it is about time to start talking about it! Your host, Dr. Karen Osburn, an Adpotive Mom to 2 young boys, will share her vulnerable, raw and honest challenges and struggles of being a mom and the life lessons along the way. Each episode will inspire, touch your heart, and remind you that you are not alone in this Mommy journey.

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Mom at 41 is a Podcast for Moms that feel that being a Mom is hard, and think it is about time to start talking about it! Your host, Dr. Karen Osburn, an Adpotive Mom to 2 young boys, will share her vulnerable, raw and honest challenges and struggles of being a mom and the life lessons along the way. Each episode will inspire, touch your heart, and remind you that you are not alone in this Mommy journey.

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Hard to follow. Skips around a lot. Content is like reading a blog post with no direction.

A breath of fresh air

By fitJaime - Feb 20 2015
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No sugar coating here -- just a great show with real lives! I enjoy listening when I run!

iTunes Ratings

110 Ratings
Average Ratings
109
0
0
0
1

Weak

By Ruppio - Jun 04 2017
Read more
Hard to follow. Skips around a lot. Content is like reading a blog post with no direction.

A breath of fresh air

By fitJaime - Feb 20 2015
Read more
No sugar coating here -- just a great show with real lives! I enjoy listening when I run!
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Mom at 41 with Dr. Karen Osburn

Latest release on Aug 13, 2015

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 107: You Are a Product of Your Environment

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Do you ever see yourself changing into something you do not want to become?

Do you feel you're losing who you are?

Are you the YOU you want to be, or are you simply a product of your environment?

In this Episode I discuss: 

  • some awful memories that resurfaced from when my husband had emergency surgery in 2010
  • the person I saw him starting to become again leading up to a recent medical procedure that he had done
  • the realization that what I was seeing was Ed becoming a product of his environment (sick people in a hospital) 
  • the power you have to change a situation you may be in if it's not allowing you to be who you are

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

Episode 106: No More Vanilla

Episode 103: I'm Not Enough and Other Lies I Used to Tell Myself

Episode 82: Top 5 Reasons to Stop Being So Hard on Yourself

Momma Action Step

Take some time to journal and reflect on WHAT in your environment (a job, relationship, where you live, etc.) is holding you back from being who you want to be?

Then ask yourself these questions: 

What do you want to change? 

How will you do it? 

What help do you need to ask for to make it happen? 

Mom at 41 Facebook Page

Like the Mom at 41 Facebook Page here and read my posts of Inspiration and Support each day, and from all the other Mommas in the Mom at 41 Community! I respond to every single comment, post, and message here, and would love to Connect with you!

Mom at 41 Newsletter

Subscribe to the Mom at 41 Newsletter here to get Real Momma Stories of Struggle, Inspiration, and the Life Lessons Along the Way!  Plus, I’ll update you when NEW Podcast Episodes are released, and up to date information on upcoming Mom at 41 Special Events.

Jul 09 2015

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Rank #2: 106: No More Vanilla

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Who and what experiences told you to stop to being LESS of you?

In this Episode I discuss: 

  • the epiphany I had recently listening to a Podcast that made me realize I’m been less of ME for the last several years
  • the connections I now see with some recent very tough life experiences 
  • the importance I feel in expreessing ALL of me, to not hold back, and which I hope will also inpsire you to do the same!

Resources

School of Greatness Podcast Episode: What Makes of Breaks an Entrepreneur with Darren Hardy

Shit’s About to Get Real (The Facebook post that inspired this Podcast Episode)

Burpees How To Video

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

Episode 104: Are Your Growing or Dying? 

Episode 103: I’m Not Enough and Other Lies I Used to Tell Myself

Momma Action Step

Where in your life have you toned down YOU? Been less of you for fear of rejection, to blend in better with the herd, or to be accepted by more people?

And what can you do to start TODAY to begin getting back to the REAL you?

Take some time to journal, think, talk to your spouse or friend, and really figure out how to get back to you being YOU again.

YOU being you is the biggest gift you can give your kids, family, and the world.

Please be ALL of you, and don’t hold anything back. 

Mom at 41 Facebook Page

Like the Mom at 41 Facebook Page here and read my posts of Inspiration and Support each day, and from all the other Mommas in the Mom at 41 Community! I respond to every single comment, post, and message here, and would love to Connect with you!

Mom at 41 Newsletter

Subscribe to the Mom at 41 Newsletter here to get Real Momma Stories of Struggle, Inspiration, and the Life Lessons Along the Way!  Plus, I’ll update you when NEW Podcast Episodes are released, and up to date information on upcoming Mom at 41 Special Events.

Jun 22 2015

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Rank #3: 104: Are You Growing or Are You Dying?

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Are you evolving as a woman, mom, human being?  Or is it just the same old, same old?

In this Episode I discuss: 

  • what inspired me to kick myself in the butt with my health and get back to how I looked and felt just before I turned 40
  • the podcast that woke me up and inspired me to start growing again
  • the realization that I was just ‘getting by’ in life, and the decision I’ve made to start making steps to get the body back I had 6 years ago at 40, and to create an even better and stronger physically and mentally me 

Resources

Warrior on Fire Podcast Episode 69

My Facebook Post about my WHY behind my 100 Burpees daily for 100 Days 

Burpees How to Video 

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

Episode 103: I’m Not Enough and Other Lies I Used to Tell Myself

Episode 95: Are You Afraid to Let Go? 

Episode 84: Do These Jeans Make my Butt Look Big? 

Momma Action Step

Head on over to the Mom at 41 Facebook page, and make your public declaration.

Post to the wall what ONE thing you can to do grow. TODAY.

Make whatever you are doing is specific and measurable. I’m doing 100 burpees each day for 100 days. Maybe yours may be 10 minutes of meditation for 10 days, 30 minutes of reading each day for 30 days, one hour each week of YOU time…whatever you want it to be that will shift you over to start growing again, and not coasting and dying.

Mom at 41 Facebook Page

Like the Mom at 41 Facebook Page here and read my posts of Inspiration and Support each day, and from all the other Mommas in the Mom at 41 Community! I respond to every single comment, post, and message here, and would love to Connect with you!

Mom at 41 Newsletter

Subscribe to the Mom at 41 Newsletter here to get Real Momma Stories of Struggle, Inspiration, and the Life Lessons Along the Way!  Plus, I’ll update you when NEW Podcast Episodes are released, and up to date information on upcoming Mom at 41 Special Events.

Jun 04 2015

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Rank #4: 100: How To Be a Mom in Control with Heather Chauvin

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How do you really want to FEEL in your parenting? And would you like to feel more about what it means to be a Mom in Control?

In this Episode Heather and I discuss: 

  • how her past ‘big emotions’ used to get in the way of her parenting
  •  that having kids is like personal growth on steroids
  • how Heather and I agreed to disagree on this notion of Having it All
  • why you need to live in alignment with what your Soul Truly Craves
  • why she loves to give the Moms she works with Hope and Responsibility
  • What it truly means to be a Mom who is in Control

Resources

I Miss the Village (Huff Post article)

Mom is in Control FREE Challenge

Mom is in Control Mastermind Group 

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

Episode 92: Having It All is a Lie (the episode Heather and I talk about….and disagree about!)

Episode 7: Is it Healthy to Be the Martyr? 

Episode 51: The Beautiful Mess Called Life and Parenting with Heather Chauvin

How Can you Connect with Heather?  

Heather’s Website

Facebook

Mom at 41 Facebook Page

Like the Mom at 41 Facebook Page here and read my posts of Inspiration and Support each day, and from all the other Mommas in the Mom at 41 Community! I respond to every single comment, post, and message here, and would love to Connect with you!

Mom at 41 Newsletter

Subscribe to the Mom at 41 Newsletter here to get Real Momma Stories of Struggle, Inspiration, and the Life Lessons Along the Way!  Plus, I’ll update you when NEW Podcast Episodes are released, and up to date information on upcoming Mom at 41 Special Events.

May 08 2015

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Rank #5: 98: Don't Forget About Your Marriage

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It's so easy to put the needs of our Kids before our Marriage, isn't it? Have you forgotten about your Marriage altogether?  Taken it for granted?  Listen to why I think you need to make it THE most important thing in your life!

In this Episode I discuss: 

  • how my Marriage has had some more recent tough times
  • my realization that I needed to stop taking putting my Marriage aside for our Kids and re-Connecting back with my husband
  • my commitment back to Date Nights and putting the work in to make my Marriage succcessful and happy
  • my hope that you will follow my lead to do what's best for you, your honey, AND for you kids! 

Resources

Wake up Warrior Podcast (warning: F-bombs, raw and real conversations about Marrriage, Business, Sex and creating an Amazing Life!)

The Lie and Truth About Marriage, Momastery blog post by Glennon Doyle Melton

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

Episode 13: How Does Marriage Change With Kids? 

Episode 60: Top 5 Reasons to Never Give Up

Momma Action Step

Give yourself permission to schedule weekly Date Nights. 

Your kids will be better and benefit from it, and you will take the time you need together as a couple to remember why you fell in love, why you decided to create a life together, and Connect as a couple in every way.

Mom at 41 Facebook Page

Like the Mom at 41 Facebook Page here and read my posts of Inspiration and Support each day, and from all the other Mommas in the Mom at 41 Community! I respond to every single comment, post, and message here, and would love to Connect with you!

Mom at 41 Newsletter

Subscribe to the Mom at 41 Newsletter here to get Real Momma Stories of Struggle, Inspiration, and the Life Lessons Along the Way!  Plus, I’ll update you when NEW Podcast Episodes are released, and up to date information on upcoming Mom at 41 Special Events.

May 04 2015

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Rank #6: 97: The Power of Thank You

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Do you say Thank You throughout your day?  It’s easy to be grateful when life is ‘good’, but how about when you’re going through a tough time? Do you still say Thank You in those dark days?

In this Episode I discuss: 

  • the story of a New Patient that recently came in to my office that inspired this Episode, and reminded me of the Power of saying Thank You
  • that we tell our kids to say Thank you, but do we do the same? 
  • how Gratitude and saying Thank You is a Practice

Resources

Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.”-Henry James

Because Gratitude is a Practice:

“[I] never talk about gratitude and joy separately, for this reason. In 12 years, I’ve never interviewed a single person who would describe their lives as joyful, who would describe themselves as joyous, who was not actively practicing gratitude.”-Brene Brown

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

Episode 89: The Top 5 Reasons I Am Still Doing the Mom at 41 Podcast

Episode 64: The Greatest Gift You Can Give

Episode 53: Choose Happiness.  Because Really, What’s the Alternative? 

Momma Action Step

Say thank you to 5 different people you interact with today. It could be the cashier at your grocery story, the next person who holds the door open for you, send your significant other a text to thank them for loving you or doing something kind that day, to your kids to set an example of kindness, or you could even take 5 minutes to text, email or Facebook message a good friend you love and appreciate to let them know how grateful you are to have them in your life.

Mom at 41 Facebook Page

Like the Mom at 41 Facebook Page here and read my posts of Inspiration and Support each day, and from all the other Mommas in the Mom at 41 Community! I respond to every single comment, post, and message here, and would love to Connect with you!

Mom at 41 Newsletter

Subscribe to the Mom at 41 Newsletter here to get Real Momma Stories of Struggle, Inspiration, and the Life Lessons Along the Way!  Plus, I’ll update you when NEW Podcast Episodes are released, and up to date information on upcoming Mom at 41 Special Events.

May 02 2015

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Rank #7: 96: Why You Need to Try Oil Pulling with Essential Oils

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I know you’ve heard about oil pulling, and probably think it’s some crazy fad….I did, too! But then I started doing it and noticed such amazing benefits.  Listen to this podcast episode to hear all about it.

In this Episode I’m sharing: 

  • the Benefits of Oil Pulling
  • how to do it
  • which Essential Oils you can use (and my two personal favs!)
Resources

Peppermint Essential Oil

OnGuard Essential Oil

Clove Essential Oil

Basil Essential Oil

OnGuard Toothpaste (to use afterwards to brush your teeth)

Should You Try Oil Pulling? 

Why I’m in Love with Oil Pulling (and Why You Should be Too)

Dr. Karen’s Essential Oils Facebook Page-daily tips, recipes and stories posted daily!

Register for my Essential Oils Newsletter and be entered in a draw to win a FREE Essential Oil each month PLUS I’ll send you the 101 Uses for Lavender, Lemon and Peppermint Essential Oil Guide as a special gift!

MANY of the Essential Oils mentioned above are available in great Starter Kits from doTERRA. 

 My favorite is the Natural Solutions Kit: 19 Essential Oils (including Peppermint and Melaleuca used in the Peppermint Foot Lotion), Deep Blue Rug, Terrazyme, Life Long Vitality Supplements, Foaming Hand Wash, Face Wash, OnGuard Beadlets, Fractionated Coconut Oil, and Aromalite Diffuser, OnGuard Toothpaste, sample bottle for sharing, a Wooden Box to sore all yyour oils AND includes your wholesale membership.  Great savings in this Lifestyle Kit!

My Second Favourite is the Home Essentials Kit: Full size 15ml bottles of 10 Essential Oils (Lavender, Peppermint, Lemon, OnGuard, Breathe, DigestZen, Melaleuca, Frankincense, Oregano, and Deep Blue), a Petal Diffuser, AND includes your wholesale membership/Wellness Advocate Fee.

To order any of the doTERRA Essential Oils mentioned in this episode and others, go here and save 25% off ALL orders for an entire year-wow! 
To register for the next Essential Oils Classes:

Tuesday April 28th at 6:30pm: How to Manage your Moods with Essential Oils at Synergy Family Wellness Centre in St. Albert, Alberta

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

Episode 94: How to Make DIY Peppermint Essential Oils Foot Lotion

Episode 83: How to Make DIY Essential Oils Lip Balms

Episode 86: A Day in My Life with Essential Oils

Episode 88: How to Drink More Water with Essential Oils

Episode 90: How to Make DIY Essential Oils Coconut Salt Scrub

Mom at 41 Facebook Page

Like the Mom at 41 Facebook Page here and read my posts of Inspiration and Support each day, and from all the other Mommas in the Mom at 41 Community! I respond to every single comment, post, and message here, and would love to Connect with you!

Apr 26 2015

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Rank #8: 95: Are You Afraid to Let Go?

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Are you afraid of change? Are you afraid to let go of a belief system?  And is the thought of change more painful than staying where you are in your life right now?

In this Episode I discuss: 

  • what inspired me to record this episode
  •  letting go of a belief is scary, it’s the unknown, and people often resist it
  • one simple step you can do TODAY to begin to let go of something in your life that is no longer serving you 

Resources

The Chiropractic Philanthropist Episode 123 Jack Canfield: The Success Principles

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

Episode 92: Having It All is a Lie

Episode 76: Decide to Rise

Episode 72: Why are We So Afraid to Feel Pain? 

Episode 22: Saying No to SuperMom

Momma Action Step

Take action on something in your life you want to change. Big, small, doesn’t matter. Just take the first step towards letting go of a belief or something you wish to change in your life. Then go to the mom at 41 FB page and declare your action step, and I and the other great Mommas here will hold you accountable to it and support you along the way.

Mom at 41 Facebook Page

Like the Mom at 41 Facebook Page here and read my posts of Inspiration and Support each day, and from all the other Mommas in the Mom at 41 Community! I respond to every single comment, post, and message here, and would love to Connect with you!

Mom at 41 Newsletter

Subscribe to the Mom at 41 Newsletter here to get Real Momma Stories of Struggle, Inspiration, and the Life Lessons Along the Way!  Plus, I’ll update you when NEW Podcast Episodes are released, and up to date information on upcoming Mom at 41 Special Events.

Apr 11 2015

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Rank #9: 94: How to Make DIY Peppermint Essential Oil Foot Lotion

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Spring is almost here, and the socks are coming off....time to take care of your feet again! Would you also like to know exactly what you are putting onto the largest organ of your body...your skin?  Plus save money?

In this Episode I'm sharing: 

  • how to make your own Peppermint Essential Oil Foot Lotion
  • the resources to get all your ingredients

Resources
Recipe for Peppermint Essential Oil Foot Lotion to download!

Voyageur Soap and Candle (Canada) Amazon (US): for Beeswax, Shea Butter, and Mango Butter. Organic=best!

Peppermint Essential Oil

Melaleuca Essential Oil

Dr. Karen's Essential Oils Facebook Page-daily tips, recipes and stories posted daily!

Register for my Essential Oils Newsletter and be entered in a draw to win a FREE Essential Oil each month PLUS I'll send you the 101 Uses for Lavender, Lemon and Peppermint Essential Oil Guide as a special gift!

MANY of the Essential Oils mentioned above are available in great Starter Kits from doTERRA. 

 My favorite is the Natural Solutions Kit: 19 Essential Oils (including Peppermint and Melaleuca used in the Peppermint Foot Lotion), Deep Blue Rug, Terrazyme, Life Long Vitality Supplements, Foaming Hand Wash, Face Wash, OnGuard Beadlets, Fractionated Coconut Oil, and Aromalite Diffuser, OnGuard Toothpaste, sample bottle for sharing, a Wooden Box to sore all yyour oils AND includes your wholesale membership.  Great savings in this Lifestyle Kit!

My Second Favourite is the Home Essentials Kit: Full size 15ml bottles of 10 Essential Oils (Lavender, Peppermint, Lemon, OnGuard, Breathe, DigestZen, Melaleuca, Frankincense, Oregano, and Deep Blue), a Petal Diffuser, AND includes your wholesale membership/Wellness Advocate Fee.

To order any of the doTERRA Essential Oils mentioned in this episode and others, go here and save 25% off ALL orders for an entire year-wow! 
To register for the next Essential Oils Classes:

Wednesday April 8th 6:30pm: Essential Oils 101 For the Entire Family at Synergy Family Wellness Centre in St. Albert, Alberta

Tuesday April 28th at 6:30pm: How to Manage your Moods with Essential Oils at Synergy Family Wellness Centre in St. Albert, Alberta

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

Episode 83: How to Make DIY Essential Oils Lip Balms

Episode 86: A Day in My Life with Essential Oils

Episode 88: How to Drink More Water with Essential Oils

Episode 90: How to Make DIY Essential Oils Coconut Salt Scrub

Mom at 41 Facebook Page

Like the Mom at 41 Facebook Page here and read my posts of Inspiration and Support each day, and from all the other Mommas in the Mom at 41 Community! I respond to every single comment, post, and message here, and would love to Connect with you!

Apr 04 2015

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Rank #10: 93: The Honest Struggle of Kids and Career with Tally Abecassis from First Day Back Podcast

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Do you struggle with going back to work after having  kids?  Do you wonder how to juggle work and kids, and does any Mom really ‘do it all’?

In this Episode Tally and I discuss: 

  • why she, as a documentary filmmaker, decided to do a podcast
  •  why podcasting is the kind of storytelling she wants to do now
  • this notion of Moms ‘having it all’, and is it really possible?
  • how the death of her Mom may have been a catalyst to being the possible voice of Stay at Home Moms, and why that’s still confusing for her
  • why Society is not set up to have 2 working parents in a full capacity
  • how Flexibility may be the solution to this Work Life Balance challenge

Resources

First Day Back Podcast

Lean In:Women, Work and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

The Complicated Origins of  ‘Having it All’, New York Times article (Jan 2, 2015)

Why Women Still Can’t Have it All, Huff Post article (June 23, 2012)

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

Episode 92: Having It All is a Lie

Episode 71: Why Balance is a Constantly Moving Target with Tenacious Entrepreneur Mom Caroline Stewart

 Episode 61: Letting Go of the Image of Being the Perfect Mom with Kelly Covert

Episode 35: I Almost Had a Daughter

How Can you Connect with Tally?  

First Day Back Website

First Day Back Facebook Page

Twitter

Mom at 41 Facebook Page

Like the Mom at 41 Facebook Page here and read my posts of Inspiration and Support each day, and from all the other Mommas in the Mom at 41 Community! I respond to every single comment, post, and message here, and would love to Connect with you!

Mom at 41 Newsletter

Subscribe to the Mom at 41 Newsletter here to get Real Momma Stories of Struggle, Inspiration, and the Life Lessons Along the Way! Plus, I’ll update you when NEW Podcast Episodes are released, and up to date information on upcoming Mom at 41 Special Events. 

Mar 24 2015

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Rank #11: 92: Having it All is a Lie

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Can we really have it all?  Is it tougher for us as Moms?  And are we being too hard on ourselves?

In this Episode I share: 

  • an epiphany I had this week about trying to do it all
  • how life is different when you have kids
  • that when you say yes to something, you must say no to something else

Resources

You can have it all. You just can’t have it all at once. -Oprah Winfrey

*Come visit us and at the Shine Yoga and Lifestyle Festival at the Enjoy Centre in St. Albert, Alberta from March 20-22, 2015.  I’d love to meet you!  My team and I will be at Booth #4 sharing about doTERRA Essential Oils, and will be the best smelling booth there!

*Wanna learn about Essential Oils from one of the best in doTERRA?

I am thrilled to be hosting holistic Chiropractor and doTERRA pro, Dr. Tanya Maximoff at my office, Synergy Family Wellness Centre from March 27th-28th, 2015.

Here’s Dr. Tanya’s Class Schedule:

Friday March 27th 7pm: Essential Oils 101 for the Entire Family

Saturday March 28th 10am: Raising Healthy Kids and Babies with Essential Oils

Saturday March 28th 5pm: Detox and Renew with Essential Oils

Seating is limited for each Class to the first 25 people ONLY. And a bottle of Wild Orange Essential Oil for ALL attendees!

Call/text 780-993-8111 or email drkaren@momat41.com to Reserve Your Seats!

 Momma Action Step

Let go of this notion of having it all right now. Be easy on yourself today and all days moving forward. Do not give up your dreams and your goals in life, but understand, they are not happening all at once.

Mom at 41 Facebook Page

Like the Mom at 41 Facebook Page here and read my posts of Inspiration and Support each day, and from all the other Mommas in the Mom at 41 Community! I respond to every single comment, post, and message here, and would love to Connect with you!

Mom at 41 Newsletter

Subscribe to the Mom at 41 Newsletter here to get Real Momma Stories of Struggle, Inspiration, and the Life Lessons Along the Way! Plus, I’ll update you when NEW Blog Posts come out, and also send you the Balanced Mommy Checklist to help you de-stress, be a better mom, and take care of YOU!

Mar 20 2015

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Rank #12: 91: How Elsie Escobar is Moving Through the World With Curiosity as a Woman, Mom, Yogi and Podcaster

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I was incredibly honoured to have interviewed one of the most prominent female voices in the Podcasting space, Elsie Escobar.  Elsie is intelligent, articulate, down to earth woman, who had so many wonderful things to say on Motherhood, Technology, and Podcasting.

In this Episode Elsie and I discuss: On Motherhood

  • how Elsie feels that being a Mom has brought her the things she needs to work on for herself
  • why she feels the Media is behind the unrealistic perception of Balance that many women have about being a Mom 
  • why being able to have rants on the challenges of Motherhood is healthy and cleansing

On Technology

  • why technology is simply another layer to add to our consciousness and for our kids
  • how Elsie thinks we can use technology life-affirming ways and to help us be better
  • why she feels that technology and podcasting is her calling

On Podcasting

  • how Elsie got turned on to Podcasting and created Elsie’s Yoga Class
  • the uniqueness of women in the Podcasting space
  • what she feels that Podcasting will look like in the future
Elsie’s Podcast Challenge
Open the Podcast App in your iPhone, and search for the term you are looking for that you would like to learn and know more about.  There will be a Podcasts out there for you to Connect with on that very topic for you to peruse and enjoy!

Resources

The Glamour Podcast: What I Wore When

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

 Episode 69: Getting our Mama Bliss on and Simplicity Parenting with Kathy Stowell

Episode 54: The Beautiful Mess Called Life and Parenting with Heather Chauvin

Episode 89: The Top 5 Reasons I am Still Doing the Mom at 41 Podcast

How Can you Connect with Elsie?  

She Podcasts Website

She Podcasts Podcast

Elsie’s Yoga Class Podcast

The Feed Podcast

Twitter

Mom at 41 Facebook Page

Like the Mom at 41 Facebook Page here and read my posts of Inspiration and Support each day, and from all the other Mommas in the Mom at 41 Community! I respond to every single comment, post, and message here, and would love to Connect with you!

Mom at 41 Newsletter

Subscribe to the Mom at 41 Newsletter here to get Real Momma Stories of Struggle, Inspiration, and the Life Lessons Along the Way! Plus, I’ll update you when NEW Blog Posts come out, and also send you the Balanced Mommy Checklist to help you de-stress, be a better mom, and take care of YOU!

Mar 10 2015

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Rank #13: 90: How to Make DIY Essential Oils Coconut Salt Scrub

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Would you like to know exactly what you are putting onto your skin +save money? It’s super easy!

In this Episode I’m sharing: 

  • how to make your own Essential Oils Coconut Salt Scrub
  • the resources to get all your ingredients

Resources
Recipe for Coconut Salt Scrub to download!
Sources for Raw Ingredients:

Voyageur Soap and Candle (Canada) Amazon (US): for Pink Himalayan Salts and Jars for your Scrub

Other Great Essential Oil ‘Flavour’ Combinations: 

I made Tangerine+ Lemon  (Tangerine not available-sub Wild Orange instead!)

Ginger + Lime

Lemon Lime

Grapefruit + Wild Orange

Wild Orange + Lavender

Just Peppermint

The possiblilities are endless!

Dr. Karen’s Essential Oils Facebook Page-daily tips, recipes and stories posted daily!

Register for my Essential Oils Newsletter and be entered in a draw to win a FREE Essential Oil each month PLUS I’ll send you the 101 Uses for Lavender, Lemon and Peppermint Essential Oil Guide as a special gift!

MANY of the Essential Oils mentioned above are available in great Starter Kits from doTERRA.  My favorite is the Home Essentials Kit: Full size 15ml bottles of 10 Essential Oils (Lavender, Peppermint, Lemon, OnGuard, Breathe, DigestZen, Melaleuca, Frankincense, Oregano, and Deep Blue), a Petal Diffuser as seen here, AND includes your wholesale membership/Wellness Advocate Fee.  Great savings!

My Second Favourite Kit: Family Physician’s Kit-smaller 5ml Bottles of same oils above + Slim and Sassy + your Wellness Advocate Fee (but no Diffuser).

To order any of the doTERRA Essential Oils mentioned in this episode and others, go here and save 25% off ALL orders for an entire year-wow! 
To register for the next Essential Oils Classes:

LIVE Facebook Class: How to Manage Your Moods with Essential Oils Tuesday March 10th 8am-8pm MT (10am-10pm EST, 7am- 7pm PST). FREE 101 Uses for the Family Physician’s Kit downloadable Guide, BONUSES, and more!  Click here to register for the Class. 

LIVE Online Class (Webinar): How to Manage Your Moods with Esential Oils Thursday March 12th at 7:30pm MT (9:30pm EST, 6:30pm PST).  FREE 101 Uses for the Family Physician’s Kit downloadable Guide, BONUSES, and AND Giveaway LIVE on the Class!  Can’t make this time?  No problem!  I’ll send you the recorded replay after the class.  Click here to register for the Class.

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

Episode 83: How to Make DIY Essential Oils Lip Balms

Episode 86: A Day in My Life with Essential Oils

Episode 88: How to Drink More Water with Essential Oils

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Mar 07 2015

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Rank #14: 89: Top 5 Reasons I Am Still Doing the Mom at 41 Podcast

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Podcasting is a HUGE amount of work.  Why am I continuing to find the time to do this with all my other plates spinning in my life?

  In this Episode I share:

  • the Top 5 Reasons why I continue to do this Mom at 41 Podcast
  • why fatigue, brain fog and a limitation of time will not stop me from delivering the message of Mom at 41
Momma Action Step

Register for the Mom at 41 Newsletter-easy peasy!

Resources

I am grateful, now f#$ off. (written by blogger Boganette)

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

Episode 42: Dear Stressed Out Mom

Episode 17: Top 13 Mommy Confessions

Episode 4: Why I Am Not Always Enjoying the Moment as a Mom 

Mom at 41 Facebook Page

Like the Mom at 41 Facebook Page here and read my posts of Inspiration and Support each day, and from all the other Mommas in the Mom at 41 Community! I respond to every single comment, post, and message here, and would love to Connect with you!

Mom at 41 Newsletter

Subscribe to the Mom at 41 Newsletter here to get Real Momma Stories of Struggle, Inspiration, and the Life Lessons Along the Way! Plus, I’ll update you when NEW Blog Posts come out, and also send you the Balanced Mommy Checklist to help you de-stress, be a better mom, and take care of YOU!

Mar 03 2015

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Rank #15: 88: How to Drink More Water With Essential Oils

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You know you know you need to drink more water, but why aren’t you?

In this Episode I’m sharing: 

  • the reasons why peopele tell me they don’t drink enough water
  • 10 Amazing Reasons to drink more water each day
  • my top 5 favourite oils that I add to my water each day
Resources

Top 5 Essential Oils I put in my Water Daily:

Lemon 

Grapefruit

Wild Orange

Peppermint

Silm and Sassy

Dr. Karen’s Essential Oils Facebook Page-daily tips, recipes and stories posted daily!

Register for my Essential Oils Newsletter and be entered in a draw to win a FREE Essential Oil each month PLUS I’ll send you the 101 Uses for Lavender, Lemon and Peppermint Essential Oil Guide as a special gift!

MANY of the Essential Oils mentioned above are available in great Starter Kits from doTERRA.  

My favorite Kit is the Home Essentials Kit: Full size 15ml bottles of 10 Essential Oils (Lavender, Peppermint, Lemon, OnGuard, Breathe, DigestZen, Melaleuca, Frankincense, Oregano, and Deep Blue), a Petal Diffuser as seen here, AND includes your wholesale membership/Wellness Advocate Fee.  Great savings!

My Second Favourite Kit: Family Physician’s Kit-smaller 5ml Bottles of same oils above + Slim and Sassy + your Wellness Advocate Fee (but no Diffuser).

To order any of the doTERRA Essential Oils mentioned in this episode and others, go here and save 25% off ALL orders for an entire year-wow! 
To register for the next Essential Oils Classes:

How To Manage Your Moods with Essential Oils (In-Person): Wed March 4th 6:30pm at Synergy Family Wellness Centre in St. Albert, Alberta, Canada

Go here for more class updates on ALL my In-Person, Online and Facebook Classes each week!

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

Episode 63: A Healer in Every Home

Episode 67: Daily Tips With Essential Oils

Episode 70: Basic Essential Oils: Tips For Lavender, Lemon and Peppermint

Episode 73: Essential Oils Tips for Healing Your Sinuses

Episode 75: Essential Oils Tips for Colds and Flus

Episode 78: Essential Oils Tips for Stress and Anxiety

Episode 81: Essential Oils Tips for Healthy Babies and Kids

Episode 83: How to Make Essential Oils DIY Lip Balms 

Episode 86: A Day in My Life With Essential Oils

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Feb 28 2015

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Rank #16: 84: Do These Jeans Make My Butt Look Big?

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Why are so hung up as women over how we look?  More importantly, how can we change this and start making the shift to loving our bodies?

In this Episode I share:

  •  why I went on my first diet when I was 12
  • where some of these warped body images come from
  • what you and I can start doing to love our bodies and create our own definitions of beauty and how women should look
Momma Action Step

Start learning to Love your body.  Whatever small step and however that looks to you: give yourself permission to move each day, buy clothes that fit you not cover you, journal, work through past ‘stuff’ with a girlfriend or a therapist, or maybe just decide it’s time to let go of past events that are keeping you from loving your body.  Take one small thing you can to today, and do that.

Resources

Cindy Crawford’s recent un-photoshopped picture

I Choose to Love my Body video (POWERFUL-please watch)

The Body Love Journey (Carmen Jubinville’s powerful program, and recent Mom at 41 guest!)

Subscribe to the Mom at 41 Newsletter

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

 Episode 82: Top 5 Reasons to Stop Being So Hard on Yourself

Episode 72: Why are We so Afraid to Feel Pain? 

Episode 71: Why Balance is a Constantly Moving Target with Tenacious Mom Entrepreneur Caroline Stewart

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Mom at 41 Newsletter

Subscribe to the Mom at 41 Newsletter here to get Real Momma Stories of Struggle, Inspiration, and the Life Lessons Along the Way! Plus, I’ll update you when NEW Blog Posts come out, and also send you the Balanced Mommy Checklist to help you de-stress, be a better mom, and take care of YOU!

Feb 17 2015

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Rank #17: 83: How to Make DIY Essential Oils Lip Balm

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Would you like to know exactly what you are putting onto your skin (your largest organ of your body, FYI)? Would you like to save a TON of money?  And guess what? You don’t even have to be crafty to do it! 

In this Episode I’m sharing: 

  • how to make your own Peppermint and Lavender Essential Oils Lip Balms
  • the resources to get all your ingredients
  • how to make the Lip Balms for only about 80 cents per tube-a steal!

Resources
Recipe for Lavender+ Peppermint Essential Oil Lip Balm 
Sources for Raw Ingredients:

Voyageur Soap and Candle (Canada)

Amazon (Canada OR US)

Sources for Lip Balm Containers:

Voyageur Soap and Candle OR My Essential Business (Canada))

Aromatools (great variety but shipping is higher) OR Amazon (US or Canada)

Other Great Essential Oil ‘Flavour’ Combinations: 

Citrus Bliss + Peppermint

Elevation + Peppermint

Wild Orange + Lavender

Bergamot + Wild Orange

Lemon + Wild Orange

Lemon + Peppermint

Or just Peppermint would be great!

Dr. Karen’s Essential Oils Facebook Page-daily tips, recipes and stories posted daily!

Register for my Essential Oils Newsletter and be entered in a draw to win a FREE Essential Oil each month PLUS I’ll send you the 101 Uses for Lavender, Lemon and Peppermint Essential Oil Guide as a special gift!

MANY of the Essential Oils mentioned above are available in great Starter Kits from doTERRA.  My favorite is the Home Essentials Kit: Full size 15ml bottles of 10 Essential Oils (Lavender, Peppermint, Lemon, OnGuard, Breathe, DigestZen, Melaleuca, Frankincense, Oregano, and Deep Blue), a Petal Diffuser as seen here, AND includes your wholesale membership/Wellness Advocate Fee.  Great savings!

My Second Favourite Kit: Family Physician’s Kit-smaller 5ml Bottles of same oils above + Slim and Sassy + your Wellness Advocate Fee (but no Diffuser).

To order any of the doTERRA Essential Oils mentioned in this episode and others, go here and save 25% off ALL orders for an entire year-wow! 
To register for the next Essential Oils Classes:

LIVE Facebook Class: Essential Oils 101 on Thursday February 19th at 8pm MT (10pm EST, 7pm PST). FREE downloadable Essential Oils Diffuser Guide AND Giveaway of a FREE Essential Oil at the Class! Click here to register for the Class. 

LIVE Online Class: How to Boost Your Immune System on Wednesday February 25th at 7:30pm MT (9:30pm EST, 6:30pm PST).  FREE Immune Boosting Essential Oils Recipes Guide AND Giveaway of a FREE Essential Oil at the Class! Click here to register for the Class.

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

Episode 63: A Healer in Every Home

Episode 67: Daily Tips With Essential Oils

Episode 70: Basic Essential Oils: Tips For Lavender, Lemon and Peppermint

Episode 73: Essential Oils Tips for Healing Your Sinuses

Episode 75: Essential Oils Tips for Colds and Flus

Episode 78: Essential Oils Tips for Stress and Anxiety

Episode 81: Essential Oils Tips for Healthy Babies and Kids

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Feb 14 2015

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Rank #18: 82: Top 5 Reasons to Stop Being So Hard on Yourself

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In this Episode I share:

  •  some heart-to-heart Truth of a message I feel you need to hear today
  • why we are so hard on ourselves as Moms
  • the Top 5 Reasons To Stop Being So Hard on Yourself
Momma Action Step

Please forward this Podcast episode to a Mom you know who is being really hard on herself and needs to hear this today. Post it on her Facebook Wall, tweet it and tag her Twitter handle, take a picture of the podcast art and post it on Instagram and tag her, or just email the link to her. Let’s pay this one forward today.

Resources

Subscribe to the Mom at 41 Newsletter

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

Episode 25: The Problem With Mom Shaming

Episode 33: Imperfect Parenting with Sarah Spear

Episode 42: Dear Stressed Out Mom

Episode 56: Why Parenthood is Never the Same Story with Momentity Founder, Nicole Carpenter

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Like the Mom at 41 Facebook Page here and read my posts of Inspiration and Support each day, and from all the other Mommas in the Mom at 41 Community! I respond to every single comment, post, and message here, and would love to Connect with you!

Mom at 41 Newsletter

Subscribe to the Mom at 41 Newsletter here to get Real Momma Stories of Struggle, Inspiration, and the Life Lessons Along the Way! Plus, I’ll update you when NEW Blog Posts come out, and also send you the Balanced Mommy Checklist to help you de-stress, be a better mom, and take care of YOU!

Feb 10 2015

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Rank #19: 81: Essential Oils Tips for Healthy Babies and Kids

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Don’t we want to do whatever we can to help our Kids stay healthy and well?  Would you like some very simple and natural tools to do that….that also smell great?

In this Episode I’m sharing: 

  • 9 uses of Essential Oils for Babies and Kids
  • simple protocols to use them and Product Information Guides on ALL the Esential Oils mentioned in today’s episode (below)
  • a Review of the 3 Ways to use Essential Oils
Resources

Colic/Upset Tummy:  Digestzen in carrier oil like Fractionated Coconut Oil (FCO)-rub right into tummy.

To Calm (babies and toddlers): Frankincense and Lavender-rubbed into bottoms of feet with FCO.  Also, you can diffuse Lavender in room when sleeping at night/naps.

Diaper Rash: Lavender and Melaleuca in FCO-rub into baby’s bottom.

Ear Infections: Melaleuca and Basil around the ear with FCO-apply as often as needed to soothe and decrase pain.

Teething: White Fir-2 drops-apply directly to gums, OR Clove-1 drop with 1 tbsp FCO and apply directly to gums.

Fever: Peppermint with FCO-apply to bottoms of feet, across forehead.

Dry Skin: Frankincense or Lavender with FCO-apply to skin after bath.

Cough and Colds: Breathe with FCO-rub onto bottoms of feet, chest, down spine.  You can also diffuse in their room at night when sleeping.

For Overall Immune Support (sick or not): OnGuard to bottoms of feet  with FCO, diffused to eliminate pathogens in the air with sick kids and to jump keep the air in your home clean.

To Balance all Body Systems Each Day (for overall wellness): few drop of Frankincese on bottoms of feet and down spine.

Dr. Karen’s Essential Oils Facebook Page-daily tips, recipes and stories posted daily!

Register for my Essential Oils Newsletter and be entered in a draw to win a FREE Essential Oil each month PLUS I’ll send you the 101 Uses for Lavender, Lemon and Peppermint Essential Oil Guide as a special gift!

MANY of the Essential Oils mentioned above are available in great Starter Kits from doTERRA.  My favorite is the Home Essentials Kit: Full size 15ml bottles of 10 Essential Oils (Lavender, Peppermint, Lemon, OnGuard, Breathe, DigestZen, Melaleuca, Frankincense, Oregano, and Deep Blue), a Petal Diffuser as seen here, AND includes your wholesale membership/Wellness Advocate Fee.  Great savings!

My Second Favourite Kit: Family Physician’s Kit-smaller 5ml Bottles of same oils above + Slim and Sassy + your Wellness Advocate Fee (but no Diffuser).

To order any of the doTERRA Essential Oils mentioned in this episode and others, go here and save 25% off ALL orders for an entire year-wow! 

To register for the next Essential Oils Classes:

In-Person Class: How to Boost Your Immune System on Tuesday February 1oth at 6:30 PM.  The first 20 people will receive a FREE bottle of Wild Orange Essential Oil! Click here to register for the class. .

LIVE Facebook Class: Essential Oils 101 on Thursday February 12th at 8pm MT (10pm EST, 7pm PST). FREE downloadable doTERRA Guide (tips, recipes, and DIY cleaning with your Essential Oils) AND Giveaway of a FREE Essential Oil at the Class! Click here to register for the Class. 

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

Episode 63: A Healer in Every Home

Episode 67: Daily Tips With Essential Oils

Episode 70: Basic Essential Oils: Tips For Lavender, Lemon and Peppermint

Episode 73: Essential Oils Tips for Healing Your Sinuses

Episode 75: Essential Oils Tips for Colds and Flus

Episode 78: Essential Oils Tips for Stress and Anxiety

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Feb 07 2015

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Rank #20: 76: Decide to Rise

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Some inspiration I had after teaching my first Desire Map Workshop this past weekend, and why I think you should Decide to Rise.

 In this Episode I share:

  • my experience facilitating my first Desire Map Workshop 
  • a reading of a beautiful poem by the author of the Desire Map, Danielle LaPorte
  • how you can stay Connected to get advance notice of the next In-Person and NEW Virtual Desire Map Workshops
Decide to Rise by Danielle LaPorte

Push. Turn up the volume. Go hard. Go harder. Reprioritize your aches and pains. Infuse your sensitivities with courage. Devote yourself to done.

There are Soul-justified reasons to cancel. There are times to just stop.This isn’t one of them. Keep going. Show up. Full on. Full tilt. Full out. Decide to be one of those people who pull it off.

Do what you say you’re going to do. Don’t let us down. Decide to rise.

Why decide to rise?Not for the reasons you might think.In fact, these are the reasons that will make you sick and tired:

Do not rise out of obligation.Do not rise because of feared consequences. Do not rise because you think being tough makes you smarter (it doesn’t).

Decide to rise because you want to expand—your being, your life, your possibilities. De- cide to rise because superpowers are meant to be activated and applied in everyday life.

Decide to rise to explore your place in the universe.

On the other side of deciding to rise is illumination, ecstasy, insight. And the angel of your strength is there waiting, smiling, applauding, with a goblet of endorphins for you. Drink up!When you transcend circumstances you get special privileges. You get evidence that you are indeed amazing, and irrefutable proof that what your heart and mind choose is what matters.

And you get the deep knowing that life wants you to win. Decide to rise.

Lean in. Listen up. Closely.It’s your Soul speaking, and she says, Get UP! I need you. I want you. I am you.Choose me. Lean in. Listen up. Closely.

Decide to rise.

Resources

Register for The Desire Map Workshop Newsletter to get advance notice of when the next Desire Map Workshops (In-Person and Virtual) are happening, as well as Special Offers and Giveaways!

Go here for more information about The Desire Map Workshops and my WHY behind becoming a Desire Map Facilitator.

Related Mom at 41 Episodes

Episode 38: Creating Goals with Soul & the White Hot Truth of Danielle LaPorte 

Episode 72: Why Are We So Afraid to Feel Pain?

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Mom at 41 Newsletter

Subscribe to the Mom at 41 Newsletter here to get Real Momma Stories of Struggle, Inspiration, and the Life Lessons Along the Way! Plus, I’ll update you when NEW Blog Posts come out, and also send you the Balanced Mommy Checklist to help you de-stress, be a better mom, and take care of YOU!

Jan 26 2015

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