This week we are hear from past guests as they answer the question: What are some of the things—messages, behaviors, beliefs—you learned from your parents that you would like to keep, and what are some you’d like to change, do better, or different? 

Listen to guests: 

  • Alison Donaghey from Episode 65
  • Valerie Friedlander from Episode 22
  • Liz (Mom Deconstructed co-host)
  • Kate (Your other Mom Deconstructed co-host)



“Being able to be free in affection is a huge gift.” – Alison Donaghey

“I see generations as stair steps, there are patterns that happen in a generation and the next generation does it a little differently.  They build on the learning from the past generation.” – Valerie Friedlander

“I don’t want gender & societal stereotypes to shape how they [my children] view the world.” – Liz Sanicola

“It’s important for me to push my family to do things outside our comfort zone.” – Kate Turza


Episode 65: Alison Donaghey, Knowing Your Self Worth

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

Episode 11: Mom of 3, finding simplicity & connection in our modern world

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



Alison’s Website; Domino Thinking

Alison’s #MyPart Course – Use Code MOMWORTHY for 10% off

Valerie’s Website

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Kate Turza, Postpartum Doula

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