In this third part of our series on Podcasts We Love
, we bring you Lisa Druxman
’s Motivating Moms
Who is Lisa Druxman?
Lisa Druxman's passion is to raise healthy moms so that they can raise healthy kids in a healthy world. Not only is her agenda is simple and straightforward, she talks food, fitness, life balance, and living with purpose and passion. She’s a respected speaker and author, and earned her Master's degree at San Diego State University in psychology with an emphasis in exercise adherence and weight control. She created the weight management program, L.E.A.N. Mommy® (Learn Eating Awareness and Nutrition) which is also the name of her book, by Hachette Books, and is an expert on pre/postnatal fitness.
Why We Love Her Podcast
She’s always full of real-life, practical yet motivating advice on how to live life as the best version of yourself, even if you’re a full-time or expectant mother. Lisa is always on point when it comes to dilemmas that modern women face, especially modern women who also happen to be coping with the struggles that are part and parcel of bringing another human into the world.
Three of our fave episodes from her podcast include:
- Episode 50: 10 Ways To Be A Happier Mom on February 22, 2016
This episode has her talking about the concept of happiness, the real
kind, and not the fake stuff you see on Facebook and Pinterest. She believes that most moms feel a bit different than what they had envisioned, so she shares her 10 practical tips that fit in with her belief that a happy mom equals a happy family.
- Episode 52: Finding Your Mom Village with Jillian Darlington in March 7, 2016
Have you ever felt alone as a mom or had questions about parenting, sleep issues, or even your marriage? Have you secretly wondered if you’re doing it right? If you answered yes to any of those questions, know that you’re not alone. In this episode, Lisa reiterates that we all need a village at every stage of motherhood.
Lisa shares her story about why she created her own village with Stroller Strides. She also invites mompreneur Jillian Darlington, who started her own app that is designed to help moms connect. Darlington’s app is called the MomCo App and is a geolocation based social networking app exclusively for moms to interact via the forum, locate play dates, events, deals, giveaways, and all the local services that they need.
- Episode 26: Business After Baby on May 24, 2015
This is an area of interest for many women and Lisa attends to it to with laser-like focus. She talks about women having business ideas for after the arrival of their baby. She addresses women who didn’t just have a life before their baby came on the scene, but who enjoyed careers; careers that they worked hard for and studied for. If you’re the kind of mom who once thought that you would want to go back to work but changed your mind post-baby, this episode is for you. Lisa shares 5 opportunities for moms looking to work from home or to start their own business.