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Episode 233: Quarantine Week #4: Getting real on Grief & Loss with LMFT Joanne Koegl

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Release Date: 04/16/2020

Episode 256: Keeping It Real with the Super Mamas: Libras, Birthday Surprises, and No More Babies show art Episode 256: Keeping It Real with the Super Mamas: Libras, Birthday Surprises, and No More Babies

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Birthday season is over for the Lopez sisters! In this episode, we’re catching you up on all of our birthday celebrations from Bricia’s day of birthday surprises at home & the beach, to Paulina’s 3rd annual family trip to the mountains where they celebrated her, Krista, and Sabina’s birthdays! We also give you an update on our at-home Halloween plans this year. 2020 might not be the best year so far, but at least all of the Libra birthdays were perfect!

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Episode 255: Learning with our Kids through Digital Play with OK Play App Co-founders Chris Ovitz and Dr. Colleen Russo Johnson show art Episode 255: Learning with our Kids through Digital Play with OK Play App Co-founders Chris Ovitz and Dr. Colleen Russo Johnson

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Can screen time for kids be a positive experience? When you give parents activities to learn alongside their kids, it can be! This week we interview Chris Ovitz and Dr. Colleen Russo Johnson, two of the co-founders of the new OK Play App. The startup team created the app to connect children and families through play, and it produced a learning experience for parents to help kids learn social & emotional skills and more. Who knew play would be such serious work?

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Episode 254: Voting 101: Resources, Deadlines, & Why Your Vote Matters with Sara Gonzalez show art Episode 254: Voting 101: Resources, Deadlines, & Why Your Vote Matters with Sara Gonzalez

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Less than one month until Election Day! This week we talk to Sara Gonzalez, Project Coordinator for the LA City Clerk’s Election Division. We talk about how to vote this November; voting by mail, safety precautions if voting in person, and how to register. She also reminds us if you’re not eligible to vote, you can still make a difference by learning about what’s on the ballot and talking to those who can vote. Your voice matters! Let's make a difference!

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Episode 253: Learning to Feel Your Best, Nourish Your Body, and Thrive Postpartum with Lorena Garcia, CEO of Majka show art Episode 253: Learning to Feel Your Best, Nourish Your Body, and Thrive Postpartum with Lorena Garcia, CEO of Majka

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Lately we've been talking about the fourth trimester, and this week's guest agrees that moms should prepare for pregnancy & after baby’s arrival too. This week we interview Lorena Garcia, CEO of Majka, a brand dedicated to helping support moms thrive postpartum. We share funny stories about our Mexican moms, but we also talk about how we need to prioritize ourselves & nourish our bodies because we're not just moms; we're still our own people who need to heal.

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Episode 252: Curls, Community, Culture, & Family Values with Julissa Prado of @RizosCurls show art Episode 252: Curls, Community, Culture, & Family Values with Julissa Prado of @RizosCurls

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This week we interview curly queen, Julissa Prado, founder of Rizo’s Curls. During our chat, she shares how running hair care classes in her school bathroom helped her discover her passion for taking care of her curls. She also talks about working with her family and how they do whatever it takes to help each other succeed. This mamacita has the biggest heart & is an inspiration in the Latinx community. We have so much admiration for her and know you will too!

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Episode 251: Finding Our Core Selves & Changing the Likeability Trap with Alicia Menendez show art Episode 251: Finding Our Core Selves & Changing the Likeability Trap with Alicia Menendez

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This week’s interview is with powerhouse Alicia Menendez - news anchor, author, podcast co-host, and mama of two. We talk about how she balances her multitude of jobs with raising her daughters to the meaning behind her book, “The Likeability Trap” and why it’s more complicated for women of color to feel likeable at work. In Bricia’s words, Alicia “takes us to church” during this episode with the gems and advice she shares for working women and moms alike.

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Episode 250: Asking for a Friend - Super Mamas Q & A show art Episode 250: Asking for a Friend - Super Mamas Q & A

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Back by popular demand, it’s a Super Mamas Q&A! You send us questions via DM, email, and voicemail, so we created a new series to answer them. This week we share advice and our personal experiences with sibling arguments, tips on how to help your children with online classes while you’re busy working, and more. Want to ask something else? Email us at hello@supermamas.com or call the hotline at (424) 326-3707. We could feature your question in a future episode!

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Episode 249 - Keeping it Real with the Super Mamas: Learning to Ask for Help show art Episode 249 - Keeping it Real with the Super Mamas: Learning to Ask for Help

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Bricia is back from maternity leave! It’s been a while since the two of us kept it real. This week we talk about how we need to communicate our feelings with our spouses during all stages of our relationships - just dating, postpartum, or married for over 50 years. We can’t expect them to do things everything we need; they can’t read our minds! You shouldn't be afraid to ask for help, and our latest vent session will help remind you it’s okay to do just that.

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Episode 248: Throwback to The Power of Words with Liz Hernandez from @wordaful show art Episode 248: Throwback to The Power of Words with Liz Hernandez from @wordaful

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This week we throw it back to one of our favorite episodes from 2018, We revisit The Power of Words with Liz Hernandez. Liz's passion for connecting people inspired her to create WORDAFUL, which is derived from the phrase "words are powerful" through weekly videos and live experiences, Liz showcases feelings of inspiration and motivation which we all need during this crazy 2020.  This is an episode worth listening more than once or even twice!

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Episode 247: Rediscovering our Intimacy and Sexual Wellness in the midst of a pandemic with Rebecca Alvarez Story, Sexologist and founder of @TheBloomi show art Episode 247: Rediscovering our Intimacy and Sexual Wellness in the midst of a pandemic with Rebecca Alvarez Story, Sexologist and founder of @TheBloomi

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It is so important to be able to reconnect with ourselves during this tough time so why not start with our bodies! This week we have Rebecca Alvarez Story, Sexologist and founder of @TheBloomi who comes to remind us of the benefits of tapping into our sexual wellness & intimacy, we talk about the importance of establishing a healthy relationship with sex from a young age, healthy masturbation habits, the cutest sex toys and much more. This is a super fun, informational episode we are sure you'll enjoy!

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Another week of quarantine went by, and with it came all sorts of feelings. We have LMFT Joanne Koegl back on the show to help us sort this through We talk about the stages of grief & the collective loss of our normality. How do we make sense of this new reality, and how do we even explain that to our kids?. Is it ok to be sad, angry or mad or do we have to be positive all the time? Know that there is no right or wrong way of feeling about this, whatever you feel, you have the right to feel 🙏🏽❤️

 

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