Breaking Mum & Dad: The Podcast

Breaking Mum & Dad: The Podcast

By Anna Williamson

In Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, TV presenter and national best selling author Anna Williamson brings the no-nonsense conversation about parenthood and paternal mental health from her new book to life.


In frank and open conversations with celebrity parenting pals and well-known bloggers, Anna covers anxiety, post-natal depression, loneliness, guilt, fertility and so much more.


A perfect companion to any parent dealing with the ups and downs that life with little one’s brings....grab a cuppa and get ready to share in the tears, laughter and bucket load of honesty!


@BreakingMadPod


A Create Productions Podcast.

Episodes

The Diary: Week 29

We're taking a different turn with Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast for a little while, as Anna's pregnant!Week 29! Baby girl is the size of a Hawaiian Pineapple, we're talking prep for birth, thinking about breastfeeding and working around the baby coming. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod / @annawilliamsonofficial****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
24/10/1921m 23s

The Diary: Week 28

We're taking a different turn with Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast for a little while, as Anna's pregnant!It's week 28 of Anna's pregnancy and she takes a look back at pregnancy number one, what's different this time around, how she's feeling, and how things can change one day to the next. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod / @annawilliamsonofficial****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/10/1921m 35s

Jo Bealey on Post-partum care

Post -partum care for Mums is so vital, but can more often than not be overlooked or cut short. This week, we're focussing on care after baby and the help out there. Jo Bealey is a post-partum doula and wellbeing coach and joins Anna on this week's podcast.Jo and Anna talk about why Jo wanted to go into this area of work, feeling lost after giving birth in a remote aboriginal community, the notion of a village raising a child, breastfeeding, having a v-back, her process of working with mums, being a sounding board, relationship struggles after birth and raising awareness of the people out there to help you once the baby arrives.Jo has also recently decided to put her wealth of knowledge into training post-partum doulas, teaching how to support new mums and their mental health. If you're interested do get in touch with her!Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod / @annawilliamsonofficial****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'  Find Jo:Website: https://thecalmchildcoach.com/Instagram: thecalmmamaandbaby  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/10/1943m 17s

Amanda Jenner on Being the Poo and Wee Queen

This week on Breaking Mum and Dad, it's Toddler and Potty training expert, Amanda Jenner. She gives us all the hints and tips to tackle a pretty huge milestone.Amanda and Anna chat how she came to be a potty training expert, inventing the carry potty, why the number of reception children not having been potty trained is on the up, peer pressure, making it fun, advice, tips and tricks.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod / @annawilliamsonofficial****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'  Find Amanda:Website: https://pottytrainingacademy.co.ukTwitter:@amanda_jen  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
05/09/1936m 18s

Jo Bowis on Expressing Herself

This week on Breaking Mum and Dad, we have a lady who is not afraid to express herself. Literally.After a great pregnancy, actress and singer Jo Bowis went through a pretty traumatic birth which was followed by the disappointment of not being able to breastfeed exclusively. But, she soldiered on breast-pumping, and decided to document her expressing journey through pictures. She now has a book out about that journey, 'Express Yourself. A Mamoir', and an exhibition showing these photographs.Jo talks Anna through her labour, traumatic birth, thinking her birth was normal, the feeling of seeing her son for the first time, her lack of milk, the importance of getting her baby to latch, feeling judged for not breastfeeding her baby, internal pressures, sharing her pumping with the worlan d getting sent unsolicited dick pics.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod / @annawilliamsonofficial****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'  Find Jo:Website: https://www.expressyourselfbook.com/Instagram: @boofbooflimoge  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
27/08/1949m 54s

Siobhan Miller on her Positive Birthing Stories

On Breaking Mum and Dad this week we have a lady who wishes she could go back and experience her positive births again. How many of us can say that eh? After a not-so-great birth to her first child at 21, and the year of post-natal anxiety that followed, Siobhan Miller didn't want a repeat for her second child, and found hypnobirthing. She now runs the Positive Birth Company, initially fostering a group of women in the community to support women, and now running hypnobirthing classes around the country. Siobhan talks to Anna about her first birth, stretch and sweeps, waking up every 20 minutes to check that her baby was still breathing, the single mum-young mum stigma, finding hypnobirthing, the euphoria that followed her home birth to her second and getting pregnant 6 months later.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod / @annawilliamsonofficial****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'  Find Siobhan:Website: thepositivebirthcompany.co.ukInstagram: @thepositivebirthcompany  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
24/06/1949m 49s

Nicola Lewis on Needing a G&T

This week's guest on Breaking Mum and Dad, we have personal organiser, mum of two, blogger and now, author, Nicola Lewis. We all know that as parents, sometimes the clutter can get slightly unbearable, well this lady knows just how to sort you out. Nics chats all about decluttering, where to begin, how you can help others through getting rid of your own stuff and tips and tricks, plus sharing her story of being a mum working in the city, struggling to get support, her PND, big changes in her career, bringing up independent girls, the mind-boggle that are teenagers and needing that little tipple. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod / @annawilliamsonofficial****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'  Find Nicola:Website: http://www.thisgirlcanorganise.com/Instagram: @_thisgirlcanorganise  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/06/1945m 45s

Clio Wood on Post Birth Sex

On this week's Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, it's Clio Wood, founder of And Breathe, running post-natal retreats and events for frazzled new parents. Clio talks very openly about a huge range of subjects: hating pregnancy, birth fear, struggling to breastfeed, having therapy, having sex after birth, a too tight pelvic floor, birth trauma and post-partum rage.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod / @annawilliamsonofficial****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'  Find Clio:Website: andbreathepostnatal.comInstagram: @andbreathepostnatalTwitter: @andBreathePost  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/06/1942m 37s

Clemmie Hooper on Being a Midwife

This week on Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, it's a biggie. We have Clemmie Hooper, aka Mother of Daughters, joining Anna in the studio. Clemmie is mother of four, author, blogger, instamum and a practicing midiwife. Anna sat down with her to pick her brains on birth intervention, post-natal mental health, elective c-sections and birth reflections, as well as finding out how Mother of Daughters and Gas and Air Blog started, and being a shouty mum.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod / @annawilliamsonofficial****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'  Find Clemmie:Website: gasandairblog.comInstagram: @mother_of_daughters  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/06/1943m 5s

Max Jennings on Getting Parents out the House

We're back after a break to bring you more Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, talking all things paternal mental health. This week we have co-founder of Hoop, Max Jennings on the podcast to chat all about how the app was started, the importance of finding activities to do with your kids, finding the confidence to find new events and friends, helping parents to get out the house, and advice on the work/life balance.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod / @annawilliamsonofficial****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' https://hoop.co.uk/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
21/05/1937m 22s

Series 2 Coming soon!

We're back! Yes, Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast is back for a new series full of more brilliant stories from incredible Mums and Dads.We'll be covering everything from juggling work and kids, to breastfeeding; birth, to the baby blues - everything that comes hand in hand with having a little one and the thoughts and feelings it brings. Grab that cup of tea and get ready to share in the tears, laughter and honesty.Season 2 coming soon.A Create Production.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/05/191m 14s

Hannah Barrett on It all Being too Much

This week Hannah Barrett, blogger and yoga teacher and enthusiast, joins Anna for Breaking Mum and Dad.Hannah speaks to Anna about her two-page birth plan, good births, PND, trying to hypnobirth with an anti-hypnobirthing midwife, having a baby in intensive care, therapy, pre and post-baby yoga and loneliness.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Hannah:Website: yogagirllondon.comInstagram: @yoga_girl_london  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
22/01/1937m 42s

Anna Whitehouse on Bonking with Intent

This week on Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, we have journalist, broadcaster, podcaster, vlogger and the original mummy blogger, Anna Whitehouse a.k.a Mother Pukka with us this week.Anna talks to Anna about responsibilities on social media, finding out she was having a miscarriage whilst with her daughter at nursery, sitting in the hole with someone, the start of Motherpukka, nearly burning a flap off pre-birth, gusset support and flex appeal.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Anna:Website: motherpukka.co.ukInstagram: @mother_pukkaTwitter: @mother_pukka  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
15/01/1947m 2s

Sergei Urban on Not being the Perfect Parent

This week we welcome Sergei Urban to Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast. Otherwise known as 'the Dad Lab', Sergei built his huge insta following by showing kids and parents fun activities and experiments to try out at home. Sergei chats to Anna about how the Dad Lab started, having two kids born on the same day but two years apart, supporting his wife, the technology debate, safety of kids on social media and raising bilingual children. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.A Create Production..****BUY NOW  'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Sergei:Instagram: @thedadlab  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
08/01/1936m 3s

Best of Breaking Mums

As it's Christmas, Anna is taking some time out to be with family, so this week, we have a best of special!Here are five of our lovely Mums from the year of Breaking Mum and Dad: Susie Verrill, Sarah Turner, Erin Smithers, Candice Brathwaite and Steph Douglas.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25/12/181h 4m

Paul Tremain on Swapping Beers for Bedtime Stories

This week on Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, we have another Dad of multiples! This week is the turn of Paul, a.k.a The Multidad.Paul chats to Anna all about finding out he's have three under three, dealing with premature twins in special care, getting to grips with a change of routine, generic twin questions and answers, the importance of flexible working and a disastrous fish pie. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Paul:Instagram:@themultidad  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/12/1845m 58s

Chris and Katie Payne on it Taking Time for the Love to Kick in

We're multiples mad at the mo, and this week, having left the kids with Grandma for a well deserved break, Chris and Katie Payne a.k.a Triplet mum and dad of 4, join Anna down the line.Katie and Christ chat infertility struggles, the IVF postcode lottery, coming home with baby for the first time, not feeling an instant connection, knockbacks in their parenting journey, finding out they were having triplets, spending time in NICU, and the realities of heading home with three premature babies and a toddler. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Chris and Katie:Instagram: @triplet_dad_of_4 / @triplet_mum_of_4  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/12/1838m 19s

Alex Lewis on Choosing to Swim instead of Sink

This week it's another daddy! Alex Lewis and his wife Charlotte are the proud parents of four beautiful children - but three of them share a birthday! Yes this week, we're diving into the world of triplets! Alex lets Anna in on everything about embracing the situation, people's curiosity with multiples, the pressure of forced 'ovulation day' sex, trying to get pregnant, his sperm MOT, IVF, life with triplets and having another?Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.A Create Production.****BUY NOW  'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Alex:Instagram: @daddy_to_triplet_girls  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/12/1851m 57s

Jamie Day on Tinder for Dads

Jamie Day is a freelance writer, award winning blogger, fellow podcaster and Dad of two.Jamie joins Anna to chat mental health struggles, talking openly about depression, panic attacks and anxiety, his 'Man talk' podcast, meeting other dads and making the jump to go freelance and being the parent at home. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Jamie:Instagram: @adayinthelifedadBlog: www.adayinthelifedad.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
27/11/1838m 19s

Papa Pukka on Flexible Working

Matt Farquharson is a best-selling author of 'Parenting the sh*t out of life', father of two, husband to Mother Pukka (Anna), and best known as Papa Pukka! Matt chats to Anna about how Papa Pukka came about, Flex appeal- his campaign to make people aware of flexible working possibilities and advantages, his experience with miscarriage, the three kinds of dad, and the time his dog's butthole was fingered by a toddler, Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Matt:Instagram: @papa_pukka  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
20/11/1845m 42s

Danielle Lloyd on Gender Selection

This week, we have Danielle Lloyd on the phone!Danielle talks us through her PND and how she turned to drink, how anti-depressants helped, wanting a girl after her four boys and her choice to undertake gender selection and getting laser treatment to help her incontinence following child-birth!  Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Danielle:Instagram:@missdlloydTwitter: @missdlloyd  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
14/11/1827m 14s

Time Out: How to Perk up your Day

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, perk up your day with a bit of gratitude.Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @annawilliamsonofficial  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
09/11/182m 13s

Mel Johnson on Having a Baby Solo

This week it's the turn of the lovely Mel Johnson, a fellow life-coach, and a lady who always wanted to start a family, and eventually she did - solo.Mel tells Anna the story of how she came to have her daughter Daisy, her IVF journey, how she picked a sperm donor, pregnancy, birth a lovely receptionist and a big decision.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.A Create Production..****BUY NOW  'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Mel:Website: thestorkandi.comInstagram: @the_stork_and_I  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/11/1852m 37s

Time Out: How to Take a Step Back

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're taking a step back to reconnect with yourself. Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @annawilliamsonofficial  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
02/11/182m 41s

Jessica Cunningham on Having a Baby with a New Partner

This week, Apprentice star and mum of four, Jessica Cunningham joins us down the line! Jess chats to Anna all about handling 4 children, a tricky last year, teaching her kids to speak openly about their emotions, miscarriage and the guilt attached to it, having her fourth, but husband's first baby and rationing loo roll.  Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Jessica:Instagram:@theprodigalfoxTwitter: @theprodigalfox  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
30/10/1828m 46s

Christine Armstrong on How to have Children and a Career and stay Sane-ish

Author and Anna's stable-mate, Christine Armstrong comes into the studio this week to discuss the quandary that often comes after kids - what happens when you go back to work?Christine chats all about what happened when she went back to work after having a baby, making big choices, social exclusion, Dads in the playground and trading a cooker for a blowie. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Christine:Twitter: @carmstrongldn  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23/10/1835m 29s

Josie Barron on her Son's battle with Leukaemia

Josie Barron is superwoman, mum of 3 and founder of Mummy Social. Josie was scheduled to come in to talk to Anna months ago, when the podcast launched, but then there was a blip. Josie's son Dex was diagnosed with cancer. Now that the first intensive 8 months of treatment are over, Josie made it in to talk all about her experience.Josie tells Anna all about the last 8 months, starting with the discovery of Dexter's leukaemia. They talk about discovery, treatment, midnight pasta feasts, the effect of watching her son go through treatment, her support network and going forward.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Josie:Website: mummysocial.comInstagram: @mummysocial / @thediaryofdexTwitter: @mummy_social  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/10/1840m 7s

Time Out: How to not Self Destruct

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're learning how not to self destruct - when you start reaching out for coping mechanisms that you need to be wary of.Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/10/182m 55s

Portia Oduba on Lunging through Labour

This week, we have Ore Oduba's better half, Portia on Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast.Portia tells Anna all about enjoying her pregnancy, hypnobirthing, her and Ore's last night as a couple, turning into the Hulk, breastfeeding and establishing herself in mumstagram community! Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Portia:Instagram:@portiajett  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
09/10/1844m 53s

Time Out: How to Combat Panic

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're learning how to combat panic, that can sometimes creep up on you. Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
05/10/182m 31s

The Fat Funny One on Tocophobia

This week, it's The Fat Funny One, Jess! You'll know her from her brilliant blog and insta, and she popped by for a really deep and interesting chat!Jess tells us the story of her miscarriage and how it affected her, plus her experience with tocophobia - the fear of giving birth.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.A Create Production..****BUY NOW  'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Jess:Website: thefatfunnyone.comTwitter: @thefatfunnyoneInstagram: @thefatfunnyone  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
02/10/1842m 41s

Time Out: How to De-stress

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're learning how to help de-stress - must know techniques for all parents.Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
27/09/183m 9s

Sara Damergi on her Decision to go Private

An old friend comes into the studio this week. TV's Sara Damergi joins Anna only eight weeks after giving birth!Sara chats all about her brilliant birth experience at the Portland, her elective C-section, flexi-parenting and breastfeeding. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Sara:Instagram:@saradamergiTwitter: @saradamergi  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
24/09/1832m 2s

Time Out: How to Get through the Night

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.We're chatting how to get through the night this week, tips to handle the dreaded night feed! Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
21/09/182m 32s

Vicki Psarias on Putting Self Care First

This week, we have blogger, vlogger, author and film-maker, Honest Mum- Vicki Psarias in the studio! Vicki chats all about not being ready to be a mum, her traumatic birth story, asking for help, loneliness, an elective C and putting self care first.  Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Vicki:Instagram:@honestmumTwitter: @honestmumBlog: https://honestmum.com/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/09/1847m 12s

Time Out: How to Go Back to Work

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're chatting about what happens after baby and you're looking to go back to work. Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/09/182m 31s

Erin Smithers on Being 16 and Pregnant

This week on Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, we have a breath of fresh air and the most put together 22 year old we've ever met, Erin Smithers from No and Ro Blog joins us in the studio.Erin tells Anna about being a teen mum, finding out she was pregnant at 19 weeks, telling her mum she was pregnant at 16, breastfeeding, the financial challenges around parenting, prenatal depression, nipples, and being the mum of two mixed race boys.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Erin:Website: noandroblog.wordpress.comInstagram: @noandroblogTwitter: @noandroblog  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/09/1842m 30s

Time Out: How to Cope with Health Anxiety

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're coping with Health Anxiety. Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/09/182m 24s

Leanne Brown on Water Birth

This week, we've interrupted a very glam mum at the spa! Leanne Brown, business woman, philanthropist and formerly on The Real Housewives of Cheshire is mum to three gorgeous girls and joins us by the power of the internet! Leanne and Anna chat being a mum of not one, not two but three girls, her three very different birthing experiences, home birth, hypno-birthing, water birth and juggling business and children. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Leanne:Instagram: @mrs_leanne_brownTwitter: @leanne_e_brown  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/09/1828m 47s

Time Out: How to Get a Decent Night's Kip

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, it's all about sleep - ah yes that thing you used to get before baby. Well, here's a few tips on how to sleep well, and get a bit more shut eye.Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
30/08/181m 42s

Emma Hibbert-Nicolet on Car Wanking

We have a fellow radio mum extraordinaire on the podcast this week in the shape of Heart Four Counties' Emma Hibbert-Nicolet! Fresh from her breakfast show, Emma came in to share all with Anna. Emma chats how doing a Breakfast show works alongside having kids, how naps save lives, her super healthy relationship with her vagina, parental guilt, the stress on a relationship after children and being late for nursery pick-ups!  Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Emma:Instagram: @emma_nicolet_radioTwitter: @nicolet_emma  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/08/1829m 31s

Time Out: How to Get a Grip on Social Anxiety

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're looking at how to control anxiety when you leave the house, in those social occasions that might stress you out. Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23/08/181m 39s

Joeli Brearley on being Pregnant then Screwed

This week on Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, we've managed to grab half an hour with activist, feminist, mum and founder of Pregnant then Screwed, Joeli Brearley.Joeli tells Anna about her Mental Health challenges following a great first pregnancy, changes in her relationship after baby, apprehension about number 2, her exhaustion that led her to A&E, Pregnant then Screwed and flexible working. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Joeli:Website: http://pregnantthenscrewed.com/Instagram: @pregnant_then_screwedTwitter: @pregnantscrewed / @Joeli_Brearley  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
20/08/1836m 46s

Time Out: How to Look After your Mind Body

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're not only looking after our minds, but learning how to look after our bodies too. Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/08/181m 54s

Zoe Blaskey on Being Kind to Yourself

This week, we have not only a fellow podcaster on, but a fellow life coach too! You'll know Zoe Blaskey from her brilliant Motherkind podcast and blog, and she popped by to chat to Anna all things wellness and motherhood.Zoe chats her journey to Motherkind, her positive home birth story, hypnobirthing, looking after yourself and self compassion.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.A Create Production..****BUY NOW  'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Zoe:Website: www.motherkind.coTwitter: @Motherkind_Instagram: @motherkind_zoe  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/08/1845m 59s

Time Out: How to Quick Fix Relax

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, it's techniques to feel relaxed, quick time. Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
09/08/181m 49s

Rhiannon Jones on Not Loving Pregnancy

This week, CNN news anchor, sports reporter and mum to new baby Lukas, Rhiannon Jones joins Anna just three months after having given birth. Rhiannon and Anna talk all about her first night out after having baby, mum guilt, going back to work, hating pregnancy, baby blues and breastfeeding.  Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Rhiannon:Twitter: @rhiannoncwjones Instagram: @rhiannoncwjones  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/08/1842m 40s

Time Out: How to Cope with a Pesky Panic Attack (part 2)

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're learning more techniques to cope with a pesky panic attack.Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
02/08/181m 26s

Josh Patterson on Dealing with Depression

Josh Patterson is an entrepreneur, mental health advocate, fitness enthusiast, and father, and you might just know him from Made in Chelsea!Josh joins Anna to chat stigma around mental health and depression, how fitness has saved him, becoming a father and poo tales.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Josh:Instagram: @joshuapatterson_jpTwitter: @josh__jp  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
30/07/1836m 41s

Time Out: How to Cope with a Pesky Panic Attack (part 1)

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're learning techniques to cope with a panic attack. Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/07/181m 33s

Georgia Jones on False Expectations

This week on Breaking Mum and Dad, we're quite literally keeping up with the Joneses, as we visit former Miss England, model, YouTube influencer, wife to McFly's Danny Jones and new mum to baby Cooper, Georgia Jones!Georgia chats doubting her fertility, nearly giving birth in the car on the way to the hospital, tears, dads feeling a redundant in the early stages and missing working life. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Georgia:Instagram: @thegeorgiaeditTwitter: @thegeorgiaeditWatch Bump!  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23/07/1840m 12s

Time Out: How to Be the Best Dad you can Be

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, it's another one for the Dads, helping you be the best dad possible.Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
20/07/181m 57s

Karen Edwards on being a Travel Mad Mum

This week, instead of inviting our guest into the studio, we have her down the line thanks to the wonders of the internet. But this week’s guest is a tricky lady to track down as she’s usually jet-setting around the world! This week chatting to Anna is Karen Edwards a.k.a travelmadmum. Karen talks to Anna about spending both her maternity leaves travelling the world, travel tips when it comes to kids, all the kiddie-rubbish you don’t need to bring on your travels, flying with little ones, and the struggles that come with raising kids and maintaining a relationship whilst travelling. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod.****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Karen:Instagram: @travelmadmumWebsite: travelmadmum.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/07/1828m 18s

Time Out: How to Cope as a New Dad

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, it's one for the Dads, talking through how to cope when you become a father. Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/07/181m 56s

Aston Merrygold on Becoming a Dad for the First Time

This week were chatting to JLS star, TV personality and new dad Aston Merrygold on his experience on becoming a father for the first time!Aston chats about his perspective of the pregnancy journey from the discovery to the birth, being a chilled dad, his views of posting children on social media and the whole experience to fatherhood. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find AstonTwitter: @AstonMerrygoldInstagram: @astonmerrygoldWebsite: www.astonmerrygold.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
09/07/1849m 13s

Time Out: How to Get Through the Night Time Loneliness

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're getting through those long, lonely nights awake with the baby.Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
05/07/182m 21s

Louise Fetigan on her Modern Military Family

Shaking things up a bit this week to talk about an topic many of us are clueless about - mothering in the military. This week we're chatting to former soldier in the British Army, army wife and mum, Louise Fetigan, who set up her charity Little Troopers to help and support the thousands of children with parents in the British armed forces, came in to talk to Anna all about her modern military family. Louise chats about pregnancy whilst serving in the army, delivering abroad, constant separation from her husband, the ups and downs of military life and how her charity Little Troopers came to be.  Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going.@BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Louise:Instagram: @lousielittletroopersWebsite: http://www.littletroopers.net/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/07/1829m 6s

Time Out: How to Handle Goodbyes

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're learning how to make those tricky 'Goodbye's that bit easier. Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/06/182m 47s

Amy Williams on her Changing Body

This week, we not only have a Gold medal winning Olympian in, but she also has letters after her name. Oh yes, she's an MBE. Athlete, TV presenter and public speaker Amy Williams joins us this week!Amy chats to Anna about going from MBE to Mum, her changing body, pregnancy following miscarriage, breastfeeding, pelvic floors and the best thing about being a Mum.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY NOW  'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Amy:Twitter: @AmyWilliamsmbeInstagram: @amyjoywilliams  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
25/06/1852m 9s

Time Out: How to Break Obsessional Behaviour

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're focusing on changing that obsessional behaviour that can creep in.Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
22/06/181m 52s

Anna Gibson and Philippa Gogarty on the Motherhood-Business Balance

Anna Gibson and Phillipa Gogarty, the owners of Micro scooters UK met at a weigh-in centre at doctors surgery. Anna had recently found scooting and her 2-year old was hooked. She bought him a Swiss made scooter and was soon being asked by every mother she met where she'd got it. Seeing a business opportunity, Anna and Phillipa became UK distributors for Micro scooters and their business was born. Anna chats to the ladies about how they came to get involved with Micro scooters, the overwhelm of running a business and juggling children, Mum-guilt, putting the family first and work/life balance.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going. @BreakingMadPod.****BUY NOW  'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Micro scooters:Website: www.micro-scooters.co.uk  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
19/06/1839m 39s

Time Out: How to Get the Spark Back

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're focusing on your relationship, forgetting the baby for a minute and getting that spark back in your relationship.Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
18/06/183m 3s

Luisa Zissman on Hating Breastfeeding

Star of 'The Apprentice' and 'Celeb Big Brother', entrepreneur a mother of three daughters, Luisa Zissman joins Anna this week to have an honest and candid chat. Luisa and Anna discuss the battle of breast v bottle and how Luisa hated breastfeeding, backlash to her opinions, getting through post-natal depression, dealing with reflux and having a fourth baby. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going. @BreakingMadPod.****BUY NOW  'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Luisa:Twitter: @TheLuluLifeInstagram: @luisazissmanBlog: luisazissman.co.uk  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
11/06/1837m 49s

Time Out: How to Get through the Day to Day Stuff

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're getting through the day to day stuff that can bog you down from time to time.Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/06/181m 45s

Kelle Bryan on Parenting with Lupus

You'll probably know this week's guest from the group Eternal, but she is so much more than a singer, CEO, actress and mother of two Kelle Bryan joins Anna this week! Kelle chats about what it was like to be told she wouldn't be able to have children after being diagnosed with lupus, what it was like being told she could have children whilst her lupus was taking a backseat, the strength of her relationship with her husband, celebrating loving pregnancy and managing a low immune system with the petri-dishes that are children! Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going. @BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Kelle:Twitter: @kellebryanInstagram: @kelle.bryan  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
04/06/1842m 34s

Sarah Turner on the Dynamic of Boys

Sarah Turner is The Unmumsy Mum: Blogger, Best Selling Author, Mummy Social team and Pioneer of honest parenting with buckets of humour. Following having her third child Wilf and a break from social media, Anna invited Sarah in for a cup of tea and a giggle.  Sarah clears up what an Unmumsy Mum is and the ladies chat sharing love between children, raising boys, poo tales, going from 2 to 3 kids, being treated to ‘The Willy Show’, and Mummy Social.   Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going. @BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW  'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Sarah:Twitter: @theunmumsymumInstagram: @theunmumsymumWebsite: theunmumsymum.co.ukMummy Social: mummysocial.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
28/05/1849m 34s

Time Out: How to Let Go Of Your Birth

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we look at how to help in the aftermath of a tricky birth and birth reflections.Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
24/05/182m 39s

Lorna Cobbett on Losing a Child

Lorna Cobbett is a mother of triplets, Roman, Essie and Eva. But sadly in the August of 2017, at the age of 18 months, life-limited Essie passed away after sticking two fingers firmly up to all those who doubted she’d make it that far. Lorna came in to tell Anna the story of having her three little ones, Essie’s life and legacy, and how the family goes on. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going. @BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Lorna:Twitter: @mummylovesessieInstagram: @mummylovesessieMother of All Lists Post: HERE  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
21/05/1842m 36s

Time Out: How to Get to Know your Baby and Deal with Sleep

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we get to know our babies and learn to deal with that dreaded sleep deprivation!Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
17/05/182m 50s

Steph Douglas on Relationships after Kids

Steph Douglas found herself surrounded by bouquets of flowers when she gave birth, and wondered why?! She would have much preferred a care package- and the idea for her business 'Don't Buy Her Flowers' was born. A place to buy care packages for all occasions. She brought her latest bundle of joy, Frank, to see Anna and chat all about it.Steph and Anna chat relationships after children, how her approach to mothering and labour has changed each time she's given birth to her 3 kids, the Instagram parenting community and Don't Buy Her Flowers.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going. @BreakingMadPod.****BUY NOW  'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Steph:Twitter: @DBHFGiftsInstagram: @steph_dontbuyherflowersWebsite: dontbuyherflowers.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
15/05/1836m 11s

Time Out: How to Deal with Advice Givers

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're learning how to deal with advice givers. Whether we want the advice or not we all get advice as parents. How to we handle it?Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
10/05/182m 0s

Simon Hooper on Being Outnumbered

Simon Hooper, or Father of Daughters (FOD), is exactly that, a father of four daughters, but he’s also a hugely successful instadad pioneer, an author of brand new book “Forever Outnumbered” and still keeps his initial career going. Anna invited him for a chat to find out how he manages it all.   Simon and Anna chat about the beginnings of Father of Daughters, what the transition from man to father is like at 23, the key to a lasting relationship with four kids, the importance of talking about men’s mental health and the shock of twins. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going. @BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW  'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Simon:Twitter: @F_of_DaughtersInstagram: @father_of_daughtersBook: foreveroutnumbered.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
07/05/1841m 46s

Time Out: How to Notice the Nice Stuff

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we take a minute to take a step back and peer through the post-baby fog to notice the nice stuff.Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
03/05/182m 9s

Scummy Mummies on Finding the Funny in Parenting

Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn, otherwise known as Scummy Mummies to be honest were some of the very first ladies to be chatting openly and honestly about parenting, but in such a funny way! These hilarious ladies had Anna on their podcast last year, so it was only fair that they came in to chat to Anna.Ellie and Helen chat to Anna about measuring each other's inner thighs in a Travelodge overlooking a Nandos, anxiety, the beginnings of Scummy Mummies, their husbands take on it all and some Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod. ****BUY 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Scummy Mummies:Twitter: @scummymummiesInstagram: @scummymummiesWebsite: scummymummies.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
30/04/1839m 42s

Time Out: How to Get Physical

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're getting back into action, yes, we're getting physical. Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/04/182m 16s

Natasha Bailie on being a Mental Mutha

This year, Natasha Bailie started Mental Mutha, a mental health series showing the daily grind that goes into surviving love, friendships and motherhood. So, it was only right that Anna invited her to talk about it all in person.Natasha and Anna chat honesty or courage, defining depression, self care, societal norms vs intrusive thought and pesto pasta. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod. ****BUY 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Natasha:Twitter: @natashabailieInstagram: @natashabailieWebsite: mentalmutha.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23/04/1840m 31s

Lucie Cave on Birth, Breasts and Being a Working Mum

You will all have heard of our brilliant guest this week. She is a soon-to-be mum of two, an author, and Editorial Director of heat, meaning she is one heck of a working mother. Anna and Lucie's eyes met across the room whilst their children were throwing tantrums, and there the mum-bond was founded.Lucie and Anna chat about Lucie's experiences of miscarriage, being labelled a geriatric mother, struggles with breastfeeding, C-sections, the first night out after having her baby and what she'll do differently the second time around.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY NOW  'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Lucie:Twitter: @luciecaveInstagram: @luciecave  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/04/1840m 49s

Izzy Judd on Fertility and IVF

We’re very excited to welcome Izzy Judd to this week’s Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast. Izzy has both spoken very openly and written a book about her fertility journey and experiences with IVF, so Anna was thrilled to welcome her onto the podcast for a cup of tea and to bring the story to life. Izzy talks very spiritedly and honestly about her experiences with IVF, the link between her mental health and fertility, her anxiety and how she now treats it as a friend, boob management and having the miracle baby after IVF. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW  'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Izzy:Twitter: @mrs_izzyjuddInstagram: @mrs_izzyjuddBuy Dare to Dream  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
09/04/1856m 34s

Time Out: How to Rate your Mood

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're taking a minute to check in with ourselves and rating our mood.Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
05/04/182m 35s

Clemmie Telford on Finding her own Version of Motherhood

Clemmie Telford is a mum of three, a writer and a creative strategist. Wanting to reach out to mothers who were speaking the truth, she began Mother of all Lists during her second maternity leave, and put together an honest account of motherhood. Now mothers everywhere are sharing their stories on her site. On this episode, Clemmie and Anna chat anxiety (ancshitty), finding a version of motherhood that suited her, prepping for her third baby, home births and Mother of all Lists.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY NOW  'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Clemmie:Twitter: @clemmie_telfordInstagram: @clemmie_telfordWebsite: motherofalllists.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
02/04/1830m 19s

Time Out: How to Enjoy your First Baby Free Day Out

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're heading out - minus baby - EEK!Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
29/03/181m 58s

Jo Wimble-Groves on Mum Guilt

Jo Wimble-Groves, a.k.a The Guilty Mother, is a true Mumtrepreneur: businesswoman, mum of two, public speaker and all around hero when it comes to balancing work and her kids. Anna brings her to the podcast to find out how she does it, and how to manage the guilt we all feel from time to time. Jo and Anna chat Mum guilt, heading back to work ‘early’, and using childcare. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW  'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Jo:Twitter: @guilty_motherInstagram: @guiltymotherYouTube: Guilty MotherWebsite: guiltymother.co.uk  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/03/1824m 34s

Time Out: How to Give Yourself a Break

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're taking a well deserved break. Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23/03/181m 49s

Candice Brathwaite on Sex after Baby

Candice, a.k.a Mama C, is a breath of fresh air and a ray of sunshine. She creates brilliant online content regarding the B.M.W: Blackhood, Motherhood and Womanhood, and speaks brilliantly about her parental mental health. Anna brings her to the podcast to bring the conversation to the table. Candice and Anna chat about what led to Candice not seeing her newborn for 5 weeks, sex after birth, having number two, making mummy friends, and biting her nan in labour. It’s not one to miss. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod. ****BUY NOW  'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Candice:Twitter: @CandiceAboderinInstagram: @candicebrathwaiteYouTube: Candice Brown-BrathwaiteWebsite: candicebrathwaite.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
20/03/1843m 40s

Time Out: How to Celebrate your Inner Mum

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're celebrating your inner Mum, embracing the positive aspects of your birth experience. Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/03/184m 15s

Mary Williamson on being a Grandparent

Following Mother’s Day, we thought we would welcome Anna’s own mother, Mary Williamson to the podcast. Mary is a mother of three, grandmother of three and a huge support to Anna - and so perfect to join her for a Mother's Day Special. Mary talks to Anna about the role of a grandparent, helping a daughter through pregnancy, birth and post-natal depression, how times have changed since she had children and having had more miscarriages than babies.  Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod. ****OUT NOW:  'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/03/1837m 15s

Time Out: How to Discover the Old You

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're rediscovering the old you! Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****BUY THE BOOK NOW! 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
09/03/183m 30s

Sam Avery on Twins

Sam Avery is a brilliant comedian and self-confessed Learner Parent of twins, and therefore a hero. His book ‘Confessions of a Learner Parent’ is an honest and hilarious account of trying for a baby and figuring out what to do when two of them arrived. Sam chats to Anna all about navigating ballsy questions, finding out he was a father of twins, constantly learning as a parent and having a number two with two peace-thieves.  Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod. ****Pre-Order 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Sam:Twitter: @learner_parentInstagram: @thelearnerparentWebsite: thelearnerparent.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/03/1834m 3s

Time Out: How to Take some Time Out

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're taking some time out and learning how to harness calming thoughts.Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****Pre-Order 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
02/03/186m 7s

Alison Perry on The Big Baby Lie

Alison Perry is a mag editor turned family and lifestyle blogger, with a no. 1 podcast to boot, so was the perfect choice to sit down with Anna this week for a brilliantly taboo-busting chat all about motherhood. Alison talks all about opening up on social media about mental health, loneliness, holidaying with little ones and bringing ‘cool’ back to motherhood. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod. ****Pre-Order 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Alison:Twitter: @iamalisonperryInstagram: @iamalisonperryWebsite: notanothermummyblog.com  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
27/02/1828m 34s

Time Out: How to Kick a Panic Attack to the Kerb

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're learning how to deal with a panic attack. Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****Pre-Order 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23/02/187m 39s

James Phillip on Surrogacy

This week we welcome another Dad onto the podcast! James Phillip, wonder-dad of twins and author of “Surrogacy: Our Family’s Journey” joins Anna for a brilliant chat about his journey to fatherhood. James tells us the story of how his twins were brought into the world through surrogacy, the anxiety that came with the process, his children's multi-cultural heritage and all about his love of schedules. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod. ****Pre-Order 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find James:Twitter: @jayphillipbooksInstagram: @jamesphillipbooks.co.ukWebsite: jamesphillipbooks.co.uk  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
20/02/1836m 26s

Time Out: How to Gain some Positive Perspective

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're gaining some positive perspective on any challenging parenting experiences.Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****Pre-Order 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/02/183m 55s

Susie Verrill on Tricky Births and Noisy Neighbours

We’re very excited to welcome Susie Verrill to this week’s Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast. Susie blogs on My Milo and Me and is very open and honest across her social platforms about the realities of parenting, so Anna was delighted to welcome her onto the podcast for a chat and a cup of tea.  Susie talks brilliantly all about having a second child after a traumatic first birth, struggling with hyperemesis, how different her birth experiences have been and the noisy neighbours keeping her son up at night with their ghost noises.  Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod. ****Pre-Order 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Susie:Twitter: @susiejverrillInstagram: @susiejverrillMy Milo & Me: http://mymiloandme.com/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
13/02/1838m 17s

Time Out: How to Break up the Boredom

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're looking at how we can avoid boredom, especially in those early months, and find something you really enjoy. Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****Pre-Order 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
09/02/185m 48s

Sam and Aly on Battling the Baby Blues

In the latest instalment of Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, Anna chats to Sam and Aly from parenting website Up All Hours, a companion to those literally up all hours with their little ones. Sam and Aly join Anna for a brilliantly open chat about struggling to accept becoming a parent, the beginning of Up All Hours, experiencing post-natal depression personally and as a friend of someone going through it, and the judgement that comes with having an only child. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod. ****Pre-Order 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Sam and Aly:Twitter: @UpAllHoursInstagram: @upallhoursphotosUp All Hours: https://upallhours.com/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
06/02/1840m 22s

Time Out: How to Hold your Own

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're tackling anxiety and worry about leaving the house and making new parent friends.Let us know the issues you want Anna to tackle @BreakingMadPod.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****Pre-Order 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
02/02/185m 46s

Matt Coyne on Soft Play Hell

For episode 3 of Breaking Mum and Dad:The Podcast, Anna chats to Man vs Baby Blogger, Dad and Bestselling Author, Matt Coyne. Matt came in to chat to Anna all about the Dad’s role at the birth, his baby river dancing on his balls, being an older dad and the joys of soft play.  Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and rate and review to help people find us. Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod. ****Pre-Order 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety' Find Matt:Twitter: @mattcoyneyInstagram: @manversusbabyhttps://www.facebook.com/manversusbaby  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
30/01/1842m 54s

Time Out: How to Make some 'Us' Time

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring.This week, we're focusing on the parents and taking a little time away from the little one to to focus on your relationship. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****Pre-Order 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
26/01/187m 19s

Sonali Shah on Judgey Parents

In the second episode of Breaking Mum and Dad:The Podcast, Anna chats to broadcaster, TV and Radio presenter Sonali Shah.Sonali joined Anna to talk all about the judgement parents receive, an unprepared birth with a substitute mum, breastfeeding, and the village it takes to bring up her kids.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and rate and review to help people find us.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****Pre-Order 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Sonali:Twitter: @SonaliShahInstagram: @sonalishahwww.sonalishah.co.uk  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
23/01/1842m 10s

Time Out: How to Feel Calm

Welcome to Breaking Mum and Dad: Time Out, where you take 5 minutes to spend some time on you.Every Friday Anna offers up some handy tips, tricks and techniques to help you through those tricky days being a parent can bring. This week, we look at how breathing can help keep stress and anxiety at bay. Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****Pre-Order 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Anna:Twitter: @awilliamsonTVInstagram: @lifecoachingbyanna  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
19/01/185m 57s

Zoe Hardman on Hugging a Stranger

In this first episode, Anna chats to TV & Radio presenter and co-founder of online parenting platform ‘Made by Mammas’, Zoe Hardman.Zoe joins Anna for a cup of tea to chat back-to-back contractions, those bewildering few weeks after giving birth for the first time, being a step-mum, how Made by Mammas came about and how kindness from strangers can really help.Listen by clicking ‘Play’, subscribe on iTunes and please do rate and review to help spread the word.Look out for new episodes every Tuesday and Friday and keep the conversation going @BreakingMadPod.****Pre-Order 'Breaking Mum and Dad: The Insider's Guide to Parenting Anxiety'Find Zoe:Twitter: @ZoeHardmanInstagram: @ZoeHardmanMade by Mammas: http://madebymammas.com/  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
16/01/1836m 43s

Trailer - Launches 16th January 2018

In Breaking Mum and Dad: The Podcast, TV presenter and national best selling author Anna Williamson brings the no-nonsense conversation about parenthood and paternal mental health from her new book to life.In frank and open conversations with celebrity parenting pals and well-known bloggers, Anna covers anxiety, post-natal depression, loneliness, guilt, fertility and so much more.A perfect companion to any parent dealing with the ups and downs that life with little one’s brings....grab a cuppa and get ready to share in the tears, laughter and bucket load of honesty!A Create Production.@BreakingMadPod  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
12/01/1826s
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