This week, we’re hearing from Lisa Sugarman, Katie Rössler, Amanda Rowe, Alison Donaghey, Valerie Friedlander, Stacey Porter, Carrie Sharpe & Kate as they answer the question: What do you wish you could change about our current mom culture?

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“I almost think there needs to be an anti-bullying mom culture movement. Empathy is where it’s at when it comes to motherhood…and accepting other moms who are different than you.” – Katie Rössler

“It’s not just about achieving, or looking perfect, or trying to model perfection in any way.  It’s also about taking time each day to enjoy something, to laugh, to spend time with the people we love, have fun, and to stop worrying so much about what we look like, how much we’ve achieved that day, or how much money we have in the bank.” – Amanda Rowe

“I think the amount of judgment we experience has a lot to do with the fact that we are more connected than ever, not truly, but superficially.” – Valerie Friedlander

“I just wish moms didn’t feel like they had to have it all all the time.  I think it’s unrealistic, I don’t think you can have it all, all the time.” – Carrie Sharpe



Episode 69: Lisa Sugarman, Raising Perfectly Imperfect Kids

Episode 49: Katie Rössler, Running Her Home Like a Business

Episode 55: Amanda Rowe, Better than OK After Divorce

Episode 65: Alison Donaghey, Knowing Your Self Worth

Episode 22: Valerie Friedlander, Mom of two learning to get “unstuck”

Episode 32: Stacey Porter, A Story of Loss, Hope

Episode 07: Homeschooling, Mom of 5 with Carrie Sharpe

Episode 12: Part Time working Mom of 3, climbing out of the trenches



Lisa Sugarman

Amanda Rowe

Alison Donaghey

Jen Dary

Carrie Sharpe

Heather Vickery

Katie Rössler



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