Motivating Mom

Inspire. Strength. Success.


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.

New Mommy Media and Motivating Mom are proud members of the Parents On Demand Network (www.parentsondemand.com), a podcast network featuring educational and entertaining podcasts for the whole family.


How do you go after the life you crave without sacrificing the parent you want to be?

It’s time to redefine the beautiful mess that we call family.

Mama, it’s time to take control with Heather Chauvin.

This is Motivating Mom.

About Heather

Heather Chauvin has been named the next generation’s thought leader in parenting and women’s leadership.

Her mission is to crack women open to their deepest potential and lead the life their soul craves.

She reaches thousands of readers worldwide and leads innovative retreats and coaching programs that teach women to succeed in their most sacred work in parenting and business.

Heather is the creator of the New & Noteworthy podcast, as well as Mom Is In Control and has also been featured on the OWN network, Huffington Post, TV outlets and others.

Through her Courageous Rewrite Initiative, Heather has given voice to many humans who have courageously taking inspired action towards creating a life they’re proud of.

With wit and wisdom, Heather...

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Are you a frustrated stressed-out parent?

Need some coaching?

With all the whining, complaining, begging, and negotiating, parenting can seem more like a chore than a pleasure.

Dr. Catherine Pearlman, one of America’s leading parenting experts, has a simple yet revolutionary solution: Ignore It!

This is Motivating Mom.

About Catherine

Dr. Catherine Pearlman started The Family Coach to help moms and dads with typical parenting issues.

Her mission is to help parents enjoy their parenting and kids more.

She has been a featured speaker for PTA gatherings, parent meetings, Moms Night Out, the Wall Street Journal Parenting Panel, nonprofit groups, and academic conferences around the country.

She writes the nationally syndicated “Dear Family Coach” column and her book Ignore It! will be released 8/8/17.

Catherine is a licensed clinical social worker with her Ph.D. in social welfare from Yeshiva University.

She lives in California with her husband, two (mostly) well-behaved children, and...


Do you have a finicky eater?

Tired of fights over food?

Are you ready for happier, healthier meal times?

My guest today is mom, doctor, registered dietitian and author.

Let’s get some tips from her and find out how she juggles it all with her own family.

This is Motivating Mom.

About Natalie

Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FAAP, is a dual board-certified pediatrician and obesity medicine physician, registered dietitian and board-certified specialist in sports dietetics.

Dr. Muth is the author of four books, including her latest, The Picky Eater Project: 6 weeks to Happier, Healthier Family Mealtimes., designed to help parents transform picky eaters into fledging foodies. She lives in San Diego.

Learn More

Use the promo code “KALE” for 20% off the Picky Eater Project when purchased through the AAP shop.aap.org


Does your life feel like Groundhog Day?

Are you caught up in the monotony of motherhood?

Feel like you need to break free?

Have an adventure?

My guests today are making motherhood fun through adventures and a new podcast.

This is Motivating Mom.

About Jen and CoCo

"Chicken", also known as Jen, is a housewife and mother of three children. Crafting is her religion and she basically just wants "food that's been dealt with". She also has a secret job as a Gopher Exterminator. Shhhhhh.... don't tell anyone. Of course, you can hear more about gophers and much more on her weekly podcast...Free the Housewives.

CoCo is always trying to find meaning in her life and the perfect haircut. She is a mother of three and a housewife living in the coastal community of Leucadia. She has kept busy in her past as an actress, improv comedienne and lead singer of a rock band. Now, she stars as a carpool mom and new podcast co-host on Free the Housewives.


How would you describe your postpartum experience?

Did you have support?

Did you have someone guiding you?

Nurturing you?

Helping you replenish your body?

Would have been nice.

And I believe that it can be the future for new moms.

My guest today is committed to revolutionizing well-care for new mamas.

This is Motivating Mom.

About Rachelle

Rachelle Garcia Seliga has been working in the field of traditional midwifery care for the past 15 years. Her work is dedicated to midwifing a cultural shift-- to a culture that honors our innate wisdom, personal authority and the sanctity of life.

Rachelle runs a Holistic Well-Woman Care practice, which tends to the health of women's physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies. Her work offers somatic trauma resolution, deep healing, and simple, effective ways to tend to the whole of who we are.

Rachelle is the creator of INNATE Postpartum Care- Certification Training and INNATE Advanced Postpartum Training, for birth workers...


Are you enjoying the journey in motherhood?

Is the thought of doing it perfectly stopping you in your tracks?

Have you ever considered that maybe you need happiness training?

My guest today wants to help you close the gap between the life you live and the life you love.

Join me today to meet Petra Kolber, host of the Perfection Detox.

This is Motivating Mom.

About Petra

Petra Kolber is a happiness expert, keynote speaker, and movement motivator. She has 25 years experience presenting around the world and has led workshops in over 20 countries.

She has spoken at TEDx and consulted for many companies including Reebok, Gatorade, California Walnuts and Health Magazine.

Petra hosts The Perfection Detox Podcast and is the guest host for the online fitness show, Daily Burn 365.

As a two-time cancer survivor, she is passionate about waking people up to the precious gift of time. Her mission is to inspire people to move more and fear less so that they can stretch their dreams, strengthen their courage...


Are you ready to follow your heart and create a life that you love?

Do you know how to tap into your own natural strengths to finally reach your true potential?

My guest today will help you understand your natural design so that you can ignite in your life, your relationships and your work.

This is Motivating Mom.

About MaryCay

A business consultant and owner with two decades inspiring business transformation, MaryCay brings vibrant enthusiasm to every dimension of work and life.

MaryCay weaves a unique blend of pragmatic business savvy with neuroscience in a way that ignites executives and their teams.

Her approach envisions an inspiring future and unlocks passion and potential through a blend of customized tools, workshops, retreats, and coaching.

She focuses on experienced-based empowerment and collaboration, organizational design, and alignment of human capital to create sustainable results.

MaryCay cherishes her extended family and adventures. When she’s not exploring the world or engaging with...


Are you in a slump?

Have no motivation to exercise?

Or maybe lacking the motivation for a project?

Are you tired of not making progress?

In today’s episode, I’m going to give you 10 quick tips to spark your motivation when you have no motivation.

This is Motivating Mom.


Can you imagine starting your own blog and turning it into a business that allows you to be home with your kids?

My guest today did just that and is not only bringing home the bacon but she’s not eating it.

She’s vegan blogger Sophia DeSantis from Veggies Don’t Bite.

This is Motivating Mom.

About Sophia

Sophia is the fun-loving mama of three behind the blog Veggies Don't Bite and now cookbook author! She created plant-based, gluten-free and {refined} sugar-free recipes to spread the word that healthy can be delicious and stress free for your whole family.


Do you want to reignite the spark in your marriage?

Has your sex life gotten a little dull?

Does it feel like one more task on your to-do list?

No more.

Kimberly Johnson is back to light up your sex life. This is Motivating Mom.

About Kimberly

Kimberly Johnson is a certified Sexological Bodyworker, Somatic Experiencing practitioner, doula, postpartum recovery specialist and yoga teacher.

She has taught workshops on the intersection of women's sexuality and spirituality throughout Brazil, Portugal and the United States.

She is the author of the upcoming book from Shambhala Publications entitled "The Fourth Trimester: A New Mother's Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions and Restoring Your Vitality."

She specializes in birth injury, birth trauma and sexual healing and currently works in private practice in Encinitas, CA.

Learn More:

"Women's Anatomy of Arousal" by Sheri Winston

"Mating in Captivity" by Esther Perel

"Passionate Marriage" by David...


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