Motivating Mom

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  • Motivating Mom

Lisa Druxman is ready to motivate you! It is her passion to raise healthy moms so that they can raise healthy kids in a healthy world. Get out of overwhelm and get in to living your best life as a mom! Join us as we inspire you each week to eat clean, live fit and be happy! We will talk food, fitness, life balance and living with purpose and passion. Lisa will bring on a variety of guests and will answer your questions!

This is a weekly podcast. Use a podcast app on your smartphone so you can subscribe and listen easily!

New Mommy Media

New Mommy Media is a network of dynamic audio podcasts for new and expecting parents. Based in San Diego, our shows give tips and advice for new parents, educating and entertaining moms and dads as they transition into parenthood. Each 30-minute episode features everyday parents and experts discussing relevant issues in a relaxed, roundtable format. We are your online, on-the-go support group, as our shows are always available anytime, anywhere to meet the demands of a parent’s busy schedule.


Does your marriage need a makeover?

Has parenting pushed you two apart?

Before kids, you were all about each other.

Then what happened?

On today’s episode, Jason and I are the guests.

We are answering your real questions about surviving with your spouse.

This is Motivating Mom.

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The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts


“You’re not supposed to take a puppy away from its mom for at least eight weeks. Yet we expect moms to go back to work after just six,”.

Even worse, a quarter of employed American mothers return to work within two weeks of giving birth.

The family leave act might give women the right to maternity leave but who can afford to take that much paid time off.

Let’s meet a new mom boss who is starting a unique company to give women a 12-week maternity leave.

This is Motivating Mom.

About Margi

Margi is a Minneapolis-based working mom of 4 awesome children. She graduated from Marymount Manhattan College in NYC with a BA in Communications, and after 4 years in the cosmetics industry, she has worked in Wine and Spirit sales management in MN for the past 6 years.

After discovering she was pregnant with twins, Margi created her blog www.Twinningmom.com as a way to share her experience and connect with other moms.

Margi is...


Are you a mombie?

Wandering mindlessly through your life of toilet training to tantrums?

Does it seem like you are in Groundhog Day where every day is the same?

Do you feel like you have drifted from the woman you are meant to be?

In this episode, I am going to wake you up, shake you up and help you anchor to your purpose!


How was your experience with your ob/gyn?

Did you feel empowered?

Did he or she give you the confidence and support that you needed to rock your pregnancy and your birth?

In today’s episode of Motivating Mom, I am interviewing one of our very favorite ob/gyn’s.

He is known as Dr. Cap.

He is answering all of the questions today that you have always wanted to ask your doctor!

About Dr. Cap

Dr. Capetanakis is a Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist practicing in Encinitas and is on staff at Scripps Encinitas Memorial Hospital.

Specializing in unmedicated deliveries, vbac births, minimally invasive surgery, and fertility treatments, Dr. Cap takes a holistic approach to the care of his patients.

Dr. Capetanakis received his medical degree from Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific.

He completed his residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center where Dr. Capetanakis received numerous teaching awards from the medical students, residents...


Celebrity fitness coach Jillian Michaels is known for her no-nonsense coaching style and getting results no matter what.

But Jillian is much more than just a toned and tough trainer; she’s also a proud mother of two.

In 2012, Jillian and her partner Heidi became parents for the first time.

Like most expecting moms, they consulted a doctor whom they trusted for complete and current health advice.

But for Jillian, becoming a mother meant intensive research to ensure optimum health for her family.

She was outraged to discover that many physicians withhold or conceal important health information from expectant parents.

Now with two little ones, Jillian has compiled a groundbreaking 15-month course of action for a clean and happy pregnancy from pre-pregnancy to after birth.

Let’s chat with Jillian about her new book Yeah Baby!

This is Motivating Mom.

About Jillian

Jillian Michaels is the foremost fitness expert in the world and a renowned life coach.

From her hit televisions shows, extensively...


Are you addicted to processed foods?

Are you concerned for your children’s health growing up in a world of artificial packaged foods?

Are you tired of being sick and tired?

Today, let’s talk to food advocate Vani Hari.

You may know her as The Food Babe.

I know her as a woman who is leading a food army to create a better food system.

This is Motivating Mom.

About Vani

Vani Hari is a revolutionary food activist, creator of FoodBabe.com, author of the #1 best-selling book The Food Babe Way and was named one of the Most Influential People On The Internet by Time Magazine.

In her work, Hari has influenced how food giants like Kraft, Subway, Chipotle, Chick-fil-A, and Starbucks create their products, steering them towards more healthful policies.

Vani teaches people how to make the right purchasing decisions at the grocery store, how to live an organic lifestyle, and how to travel healthfully around the world.

She lives...


Parents are eager for practical ways to help their kids develop a healthy and responsible understanding of how money works.

Our job as parents starts early to teach them how to spend, save and avoid debt for life.

Listen in to this invaluable advice from author Rachel Cruze.

This is Motivating Mom.

About Rachel

As a #1 New York Times best-selling author and seasoned communicator, Rachel Cruze helps Americans learn the proper ways to handle money and stay out of debt. She’s authored two best-selling books: Love Your Life, Not Theirs and Smart Money Smart Kids.

The daughter of Dave Ramsey, she joined Ramsey Solutions in 2010 and uses the knowledge and experiences from growing up in the Ramsey household to educate others.

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Parents are eager for practical ways to help their kids develop a healthy and responsible understanding of how money works.

In Smart Money Smart Kids, financial expert...


Do you know that there is an ancient wisdom which can give you insight into your own life?

It's called Enneagram and it can help you gain a greater understanding of yourself and how you are perceived by others.

It can help you understand more about what you need to feel balanced.

It can help you get in touch with what you fear.

It can help you understand what triggers you.

I have experienced it myself and I can tell you that it’s right on target.

Listen in and let’s learn about Enneagram.

This is Motivating Mom.

About Erin

For the last 10 years, Erin has worked with executives across industries to find the sweet spot between business results and personal meaning.

She designs, delivers, and supports transformation leader, team, and organization development in line with business strategy.

Erin's background is in executive coaching, management consulting and educational leadership development.

She earned a Bachelor of Science in Education and Social Policy from Northwestern University...

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Have you had a major life event that forced you to learn what you were truly made of?

Every woman has a gritty moment that could make or break her.

Every woman has experienced hardship and troubled times.

It is how we make it through those moments that define us.

It’s realizing that grit is often what gives us grace.

And that is the inspiration behind the athletic gear company Graced By Grit.

Let’s talk to the founders today to find out about their story.

About Kimberly

Kimberly received her Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from UC Berkeley and her MBA from UCLA.

She has worked in a variety of research positions, as well as at the executive level and in business development for GTE and C3 (Comcast Content and Communications.)

And, now in her 50’s (because it is never too late) she started a women’s athletic apparel brand.

Graced by Grit is in its third year of business, having already sold over $2 million in product.

Kimberly is married and raising two brillant,...


Somewhere along the way, we decided we wanted to do it all and do it all perfectly.

We uphold the perfect image, raise perfect children, and chase perfect dreams on perfect journeys.

But chasing perfect has left us exhausted and empty.

By slowing down and making intentional choices to simplify, we can choose what matters and step off the hamster wheel.

Today, let’s meet the author of Grace Not Perfection.

It’s a life-giving standard that allows joy—real, flawed, messy joy— to find us in the beautiful mess of life.

This is Motivating Mom.

About Emily

Emily Ley is the creator of the Simplified Planner® - a daily agenda for what matters most.

She launched her brand in 2008, and following the success found at its online home — EmilyLey.com, and quickly grew to be carried in over 750 retail outlets across the United States and around the world.

Emily has been featured in Forbes, Family Circle, Better Homes and Gardens,...


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