How to Have a Kid and a Life with Ericka Souter | POF122


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I could have talked to Ericka Souter all day when I interviewed her for this episode. She is as passionate about supporting moms, encouraging us to support each other, and on helping us have the best experience of parenting possible.

There is an epidemic of burnout amongst parents and we have to address it and solve it because the cost is too high for our mental and physical wellbeing, and our families.

In this episode, we talk about The Happiness Gap experienced by parents in the United States Having a supportive community who honours you and your choices Ericka’s Mommy Burnout Test and what moms can do to relieve burnout Why it's so important that parents give attention to the relationship with their partner or spouse Redefining what it means to be intimate

About Ericka Souter Ericka Sóuter is a nationally recognized voice in parenting news and parenting advice. She has over 20 years of journalism experience and is a frequent contributor on Good Morning America and other national broadcast outlets, where it’s her job to speak to parents across the country about the issues, controversies, and trends most affecting families today. Her new book is How to Have a Kid and a Life: A Survival Guide. Ericka’s work appears on the Bump, What to Expect, CafeMom, and, all high-traffic parenting sites that reach millions of moms each month. Her writing has also been featured in People magazine, Us Weekly, Essence, Cosmopolitan, Self and WebMD. She received her bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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