The Step-mom Strong Podcast show

The Step-mom Strong Podcast

Summary: Welcome to the Step-mom Strong podcast! Where Step-moms come to get growth-oriented support, tips and tricks as they navigate the complex terrain of blended family life. Show notes can be found at

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 They're "Nacho kids"!!!!! Make this your mantra & you will THRIVE!! with Lori Sims of | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:38:18

Sometimes the most loving, healthy approach is to back off and REALLY recognize that your stepkids are not your kids. Lori explains why and how helpful this method can be. Be sure to check out her podcast, the Nachokids podcast at!

 Ep. 020: Positive Discipline- What to do when your stepkids drive you batty! with Casey O'Roarty | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:39:30

Casey is an amazing positive discipline parenting coach with 2 teenagers of her own with such good wisdom about connecting with kids and the importance of building relationships. It's especially helpful to hear her perspective on the kids that are the most difficult to connect with! Find more from her on the Joyful Courage Podcast.

 Ep. 019: Empower Yourself: Use your thoughts to change your challenges with Julie Kleinhans. | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:39:59

How to Shift from Victim to Empowered regardless of your challenges! Using the concept of thoughts become things to Empower yourself as a Step-mom with Julie Kleinhans, of Successful Kids Revolution.

 Ep.018: From Drama and Chaos to Peace and Thriving with Jenna Korf | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:28:41

The process of hanging in there, and when you're in it for the wrong reasons!

 Ep. 017: How to talk to kids about SEX with Mama Sutra aka Dr. Lanae St. John | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:39:04

How to you raise your kids to have a healthy relationship with sex and make sure they're not getting the wrong ideas? Dr. Lanae (aka Mama Sutra) answers this and more on today's interview!

 Ep. 016: Get Confident! How to handle yourself without losing your mind with Naja Hall | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:27:17

I had a blast in this interview with Naja Hall as she discusses how she overcame her Stepmom challenges, her phenomenal book, "Girl, Bye" and the type of work she now does with stepfamilies.

 Ep. 015: Dealing with high-conflict ex & parental alienation with Tracy Poizner | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:30:23

Tracy is an amazing Step-mom Coach with SO MUCH experience regarding parental alienation and wisdom that she's come to so many trials and tribulations! Can't wait for you to hear this!!!

 Ep. 014 Stepmom Mastery: how to find clarity, confidence & connection | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:13:23

Ready to leave overwhelm, self-doubt and resentment behind? Ready to enjoy your romantic relationship and feel like yourself again?

 Ep.013: Reviving a Broken Step-Couple: From wondering where the love went to finding healing and growth, with Nancy Landrum | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:31:16

I absolutely loved this interview with Step-mom expert Nancy Landrum and could so relate to her story! She speaks so powerfully about how her love was so lost in resentment and parenting conflicts and what she and her husband did to repair their relationship. Very powerful stuff!

 Ep. 012: Keeping Sane During the Holidays part 2: words of advice from other Stepmoms | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:10:03

Hear from the Empowered Stepmom Squad- their tips and tricks for successful blended family holidays!

 Ep. 011: Why Three's a Crowd: A cultural understanding of Stepmotherhood challenges with Erin Careless! | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:31:42

Erin Carless gives us the scholarly perspective on why Stepmotherhood brings up so much for so many. She talks about womens roles historically, how they've changed and how this role sheds light on what's expected of women in general. It blew my mind and I'm sure it will blow yours, too!

 Ep. 010: Keeping Sane during the Holidays! part 1: top ten self-care tips! | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:12:31

My Step-mom Success Pyramid & top 10 tips for self- care during busy times! Email me with feedback at and join the convo in my free facebook group for Step-moms!

 Ep. 9: Perspective of an Adult Step-child- The important role a Step-mom can play, with Ellie Knaus | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:34:17

What do you want your step-kids to say about you in 20 years? Ellie Knaus of the amazing Atomic Moms podcast talks about her experience growing up with 2 moms, what she remembers the most and how she viewed her Step-mama!

 Ep.8 - Ensuring the stability of the most foundational piece of a blended family- why Its CRUCIAL to work on your romantic relationship | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:13:02

I want you to be enjoying your romantic relationship!!! Why its important to work at things! I talk about how you can be sure to have the best relationship possible and why it's important!!! This is in celebration of the workbook I created, which can be purchased at with an awesome Cyber Monday deal!! The Step-Couple Success Workbook is a great place to get started!

 Ep. 7: When you're at the end of your rope! Sometimes, you gotta "Nacho", with Lori & David Sims | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:35:18

This inspiring Step-couple talks in this re-released interview about how they almost didn't make it, and how loving detachment saved their marriage!


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