#107 Finding Balance: Tips to Avoid Overwhelm in Daily Life with Lori Oberbroeckling

by | Jun 10, 2024 | Podcast

Parenting in the First 3 Years Podcast

What practical strategies can parents implement to maintain a sense of balance and avoid overwhelm when managing the daily demands of raising young children?


Parenting can be overwhelming, but effective strategies can help manage daily demands. Prioritizing time management, setting realistic expectations, and seeking support are key. Embracing imperfections and focusing on progress over perfection foster a healthier mindset. Utilizing community resources and building a support network provide relief and camaraderie. By maintaining balance, prioritizing self-care, and staying adaptable, parents can navigate challenges more easily, ensuring a happier and healthier family life.


In this episode of Parenting in the First Three Years, Ann dives into the challenges and strategies for finding balance amidst the chaos of parenting young children. Fresh from a week spent with her daughters, who are navigating different stages of parenting, she introduces Lori Oberbroeckling, founder of Secrets of Supermom who shares her insights from personal experiences and her work with moms, discussing the importance of not trying to do it all alone and practical tips to manage overwhelm.


Topics Discussed:

  • Factors Leading to Overwhelm in Parenting
  • Recognizing Overwhelm and Physical Symptoms
  • Strategies for Finding Balance
  • Emotional Responses and Managing Expectations
  • Actionable Tips for Busy Parents
  • Encouragement and Worthiness

About our guest:

Lori Oberbroeckling is dedicated to empowering women to achieve fulfilling careers, side hustles, or passion projects while staying present and connected with their families. She believes women can excel at home, thrive in their careers, and find extraordinary happiness simultaneously. In her book, Secrets of Supermom: How Extraordinary Moms Succeed at Work and Home & How You Can Too!, Lori shares valuable tips, strategies, and quick wins for moms aiming to achieve it all.
As a wife and mother of four, Lori balances her family life with a leadership role in corporate America, hosting The Secrets of Supermom Show podcast, and running her own business. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology with graduate training in marriage and family therapy and counseling. Lori helps moms who aspire to have it all by developing the skills, habits, and confidence needed to achieve happiness and success in every aspect of their lives.

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