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Parenting in the First 3 Years Podcast


#29: How Motherly Helps New Mothers

with Liz Tenety, Co-Founder of Motherly


Liz Tenety, co-founder of Motherly, gives behind-the-scenes insight on trends, what she sees as a big source of struggles for new mothers, how creating Motherly has influenced her own mothering and how being a mother has influenced her work.

New mothers podcast

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Check out Ann’s class on Motherly, The Best Kindergarten Year Ever: How to Prep for the First Year of School 

Here’s a glance at this episode…

  • [02:56] How Motherly began
  • [06:26] Trends in parenting
  • [07:19] Societal structures new mothers need but don’t have
  • [09:36]  Finding help through therapy
  • [13:54] Mothering as portal to self-understanding
  • [17:32] Mothering doesn’t come easily
  • [26:39] Mothering helps us grow

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Meet Ann

I'm a child development specialist, parent coach and teacher trainer. I've cared for countless babies in child development programs, plus 3 kids, 3 grand babies and 5 foster babies! I LOVE babies and would come hold yours if I could. ❤️

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pregnancy blog
baby blog and advice for new parents
toddler blog and advice for parenting toddlers
preschool blog and advice for parenting preschoolers
blog on child development