Episode 62: Being The Village - How To Help A New Mom


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We’re baaaaack! Today we’re kicking off season four with an honest conversation about how we can really help the new moms in our lives. From avoiding the “just you wait” dump truck to reading cues on whether your Meal Train recipient wants you to sit and chat or drop the food and leave, consider this episode a crash course in new-mom-awareness. We also talk about the hard work of setting our pride aside and asking for help when we need it. Plus, Indiana and Ashlee confess the moments with new moms they wish they could do over.

Show Notes

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Related previous episodes:

Ep. 17: Bringing Back the Village with Krystal Festerly

Related essays:

New Mom Meal: Sweet Potato, Sausage, and Apple Bake
Being the Village
The Less I Bring
Peanut Butter and Generous
The Twilight Bark

Show credits: 

Hosted by Indiana Adams, Ashlee Gadd, and April Hoss, produced by Katie Leipprandt, edited by Kyle Cummings, content managed by Jennifer Batchelor.


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