Episode #316: How To Love Your Kids Without Losing Yourself with Dr. Morgan Cutlip

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Steph interviews Dr. Morgan Cutlip about practical strategies to feel good in motherhood and in your relationships. Dr. Morgan Cutlip, PhD is a highly sought-after relationship expert. She knows what it feels like to lose yourself in motherhood, and she’s determined to help mothers navigate it better.  In this episode, they discuss what it means to “lose yourself” in motherhood and how to find yourself again; core conflicts moms are facing that make motherhood challenging; and how information consumption, societal messaging, and early experiences shape our perception of ourselves and our beliefs about our children. Dr. Morgan helps us identify and break apart impossible standards so moms find fairness in the mental load and care for themselves.

Topics Discussed: 

  • Core conflicts moms face
  • Impossible standards we place on ourselves
  • Navigating the mental load of motherhood
  • What it means to “go mom yourself”
  • A better definition of self-care

Show Notes: 

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This episode’s guest

Dr. Morgan Cutlip, PhD in Psychology and highly sought after relationship expert, knows what it feels like to lose yourself in motherhood, and she’s determined to help mothers navigate it better. Throughout her career, she has helped hundreds of thousands of people worldwide learn how to form and maintain healthy relationships. Dr. Morgan has been a featured relationship expert with Good Morning America, Teen Vogue, The New York Times, Women’s Health Magazine, MOPS International, Loveology, and Flo, the #1 app in health and fitness. Her new book, Love Your Kids Without Losing Yourself, is available now!

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