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(Barely) Surviving Motherhood

Cris and Rachel discuss parenthood and all things in between. We go into the good and the bad and try to sprinkle some motivation in along the way. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Episode 24 : Fitness with Marietta McClure

Cris and Rachel talk fitness and working out with Marietta owner of McClure Fitness. She talks about the best options for fat burning workouts, how often you should be exercising and how to fit it into a busy mom's schedule. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

29mins

31 Dec 2018

Rank #1

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Episode 33: Becca of Little Z Sleep

We're chatting with Becca of Little Z Sleep about newborn, infant, and toddler sleep habits and training. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

39mins

4 Mar 2019

Rank #2

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Episode 28: Self Care with Jaime from The Mac House

This week our guest Jaime from The Mac House blog chats about all things self care, recognizing burnout, and how to get out of survival mode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31mins

28 Jan 2019

Rank #3

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Episode 42: Motherhood Month Part 1

Cris and Rachel sit down and talk about pregnancy and having a newborn. We answer listener questions and probably go a little TMI, so get ready! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

50mins

13 May 2019

Rank #4

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Episode 32: Household Management with Katie Rossler From SAHM to CHO

Cris and Rachel talk with Katie, a mom who teaches how to run your home like a business. She goes over ways planning, involving your family members and time management can help you be a more efficient house manager. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

45mins

25 Feb 2019

Rank #5

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Episode 04: Meal Planning

Episode 04: Meal Planning See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

33mins

13 Aug 2018

Rank #6

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Episode 05: Cleaning

Cris and Rachel give you the low down on cleaning and procrastinating cleaning See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32mins

20 Aug 2018

Rank #7

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Episode 27: Dr. Jill Jennings OB/GYN

Cris and Rachel sit down and chat with Cris' own doctor. We chat about things that pregnant women shouldn't be embarrassed about, and even Dr. Jennings' experiences with her own pregnancies. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

49mins

14 Jan 2019

Rank #8

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Dentistry with Kaitie, S2 E4

Welcome back! On this episode we talk to Kaitie (@dr.kaitiebeetner) , a dentist in Santa Monica, CA! She gives us all the tips on taking care of our kids teeth! We talk about when your child's first trip to the dentist should be, what kind of tooth brush they should be using, foods you should avoid, and so much more! If you're looking for tips to healthy teeth, you're in the right place! Tune in, enjoy, and rate us on iTunes to let us know how we're doing!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34mins

3 Sep 2019

Rank #9

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NICU with Dr. Tara Venable

We are so excited about this episode! We have a repeat guest this time around, our friend and Dr Tara Venable! You may remember Tara from last season, she was on the podcast answering all of our general pediatric questions! Tara works in one of our local hospitals in the NICU (Neonatal intensive care unit), and for this episode we asked her to come on to talk about NICU specific things! We will jump into Cris' son Beckett's story of being in the NICU and cover all the things she wishes she had known during his time there. We hope this episode will help to educate and encourage any mommas who have been through, are going through, or have friends going through a NICU stay! We hope you join us, and as always... good luck surviving motherhood! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

48mins

9 Sep 2019

Rank #10

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Episode 02: Back to School by Surviving Motherhood

Cris and Rachel chat about all things back to school! Lunches, school supplies and don’t forget the carpool. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35mins

3 Aug 2018

Rank #11

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Worth It November S2, Ep15

Thanks for joining us! This week we talk about things that we think are worth your time or money! We cover a book called “The Five Minute Time in” by Brittany Smart, DIP nails and Minted (think Christmas cards!) Rachel also gives us all the scoop on what kind of nails we are supposed to be doing this year, and tells us her inside secret to how she gets her nail inspiration ;) We hope you’ll tune in and let us know what you think! We’d love to hear from you! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

31mins

18 Nov 2019

Rank #12

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Cold and Flu Season S2, E16

Welcome back! This episode is our first ever three-peat guest, Dr Tara! On this episode we talk about all things seasonal . Flu shot, cough medicine, and if not wearing a winter coat can ACTUALLY cause a cold. Dr Tara wants to hear your feedback on this episode and so do we! As Tara says on the episode, we hope everyone keeps in mind that this podcast doesn’t replace a doctors visit and you should always seek counsel from your pediatrician for any concerns you have. Enjoy this episode and give us your feedback! Good luck surviving winter motherhood, were all in this together ;) See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35mins

25 Nov 2019

Rank #13

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In the News Nov. S2, E13

Happy Monday! We are so glad you’re joining us to get all the scoop on current events ;) In this weeks episode, we cover our opinions on a classic Christmas song, the recent Kanye conversion, and Meghan King Edmonds latest family drama! This is your friendly reminder that these are just our opinions and we are so happy this platform allows us to give them! We hope you enjoy and have a great week! As always, good luck surviving motherhood! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

39mins

4 Nov 2019

Rank #14

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Episode 31: Morning Routines

Cris and Rachel talk about their ideal and actual morning routines. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

26mins

18 Feb 2019

Rank #15

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Episode 18: Makeup and Beauty with Michelle's Beauty Room

On this episode, we talk about all things makeup with Michelle of @michelles_beautyroom_. She gives us opinions on all of her fave products, application tips and common beauty related mistakes. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

37mins

19 Nov 2018

Rank #16

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Episode 08: Fall

Cris and Rachel chat about the upcoming fall season. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

32mins

10 Sep 2018

Rank #17

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Episode 06: Working Out

Cris and Rachel chat about the working out and all their feelings about trying to stay in shape. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

29mins

27 Aug 2018

Rank #18

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In The News January S2, Ep20

First official 2020 episode! This is an in the new episode where we talk about the person who betrayed us by removing friends from Netflix and why the world cares if Meghan and Harry’s Christmas card was photoshopped!? We also wrap up 3 of the top stories from 2019. Click to listen and let us know what y’all think! We are wishing a very happy 2020 to all of our listeners and can’t wait to bring new content this year. Happy listening!   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

27mins

6 Jan 2020

Rank #19

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End of the Year and New Year's Eve Party Chat S2, E19

It’s almost 2020! Can you believe it? In this episode, we talk briefly about how Christmas 2019 went, our New Years' plans, and what we are hoping to do better in 2020. We want to hear from you! Do you pick a word for the new year? List out your resolutions? Throw a big party to start it off right? Let us know! You can find us on Instagram @survivingmotherhoodpodcast. Don’t forget to go rate and review our podcast and help us grow in 2020 :) Happy new year!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

35mins

30 Dec 2019

Rank #20