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A podcast for parents who balance the unique challenges of raising children while also serving our nation in uniform. We share our experiences as parents. We discuss everything from the latest regulations for pregnancy, breastfeeding, and the postpartum period, to topics such as health and wellness to military family services. Also a great resource for senior military leaders, spouses, and family members.
 
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Today's episode is all about Team Building and how you can use a specific 5-step framework to build your team into a powerhouse! I'm joined by my good friend and retired Army SFC (RET) Stephen Morris, from Renowned Leadership. Stephen is a true leadership expert and had the privilege of teaching leadership to Army leaders while recovering from bein…
 
In this episode, I speak with my good friend, Jennifer Trinidad of Budget Divas. Jennifer drops tons of knowledge bombs that are sure to help military families take control of their finances. She shares a 3-pronged approach that helps you get started with just one simple task that is super-simple to do while revealing so much about your current sit…
 
I discuss the impact that the ACFT has on the broader changes to promotion points and how the Army is preparing to implement this going forward. If you like the show, please subscribe or follow on your favorite podcast app and consider leaving a rating and review! Download the Army Memo Here that explains all the detail of what's ahead. Get your FR…
 
In this episode, we discuss a specific situation about a Soldier who attended BLC and upon return to their unit, demanded an Award as a result of their BLC performance. Situations like this can be a common problem for Army NCO Leader's to deal with and overcome. How would you handle this situation? Hear my thoughts, strategy, and recommendations fo…
 
In this episode I talk with my good friend, Michael Tanner, of the Credible Leadership Group. As a former Marine Corp NCO, Michael knows a thing or two about leadership and shares some knowledge bombs during our discussion. I encourage you to check out Michael's Website and Podcast Here. If you enjoyed today's episode, consider leaving us a 5-star …
 
In this episode, I discuss improving your ASVAB (AFCT) scores with Mickey Gamonal of ASVAB Domination. Mickey is a ASVAB (AFCT) expert, tutor and coach that helps Soldiers prepare for and successfully retake the test, so you can raise your scores and open up a new world of Army career possibilities. We discuss the benefits, obstacles, and strategie…
 
Transitioning from a Soldier to an NCO leader can be tough, but it doesn't have to be. Once you recognize the true impact of relationships, trust, and boundaries...you are on your way to a successful transition. In this episode, we discuss this transition and how you can achieve success without stress or overwhelm. Have an idea for the show or have…
 
Leaders come in all shapes and sizes, backgrounds, and colors. A leader is a special human being. You have leaders who lead through rank and authority, and they get their soldiers and team members to do the things they want them to do through rank, intimidation, threat of punishment, fear of penalty, fear of getting written up or counseled, fear of…
 
Christie Lado, of the Vida with Christie podcast and blog, provides a passionate discussion about raising empowered children and breaking intergenerational cycles. As a Peruvian-Canadian, she dives into raising kids while living in different cultures. Find out more about Christie or listen to her podcast anywhere podcasts are found. Check out the P…
 
John Spencer is an award-winning scholar, professor, author, combat veteran, and internationally recognized expert and advisor on urban warfare and other military related topics. Considered the world’s leading expert on urban warfare, he served as an advisor to the top four-star general and other senior leaders in the U.S. Army as part of strategic…
 
Marie Fiebach of Feed Your Family Tonight, helps busy families plan and execute weeknight dinners, even when life is crazy. She shares some great tips on how to prepare meals despite being short on time or patience. Follow Marie for more helpful info: Facebook Instagram https://feedyourfamilytonight.com/ Resources/Recipes Mentioned: Free Weekly Mea…
 
As service members we’re fortunate to have great healthcare coverage, TRICARE, but it can be complicated to understand. John Letaw learned to unravel TRICARE living as a retiree overseas and wrote a book, TRICARE Around the World , that explains everything you could ever need to know about making the most of your benefits like the various coverage …
 
U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Kelly Bell is a powerful advocate for military women, in particular for pregnant and postpartum mothers in uniform. We discuss the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) signed into law by President Biden on December 27, 2021, and dive into the details of this law as a major win for all military families. President B…
 
Laura Stack of Johnny's Ambassadors, talks to us about the dangers of today's marijuana. Johnny’s Ambassadors mission is to educate parents and teens about the dangers of today’s high-THC marijuana on the developing adolescent mind and get them to #StopDabbing. Bottom line: marijuana is not the safe or natural drug we're used to hearing it is from …
 
Dominique, an Army attorney, or judge advocate, discusses all things legal. From how to seek free legal assistance and advice to the various roles and responsibilities of a judge advocate. CORRECTION: TDS assist with Article 15s, not legal assistance. Check out the Parenting in Uniform Facebook page Follow on Twitter: @MomInUniform Email: Parenting…
 
From free Space-A flights around the world to retiring overseas, Stephanie walks us through the many perks and opportunities military and retired military have to see the world. She tells us how to take our families along on adventures you may not have thought was affordable - not deployments, but actual fun tourist vacation travel! We recorded thi…
 
Abby Theuring is The Badass Breastfeeder blogger and a host of the Badass Breastfeeding Podcast. She helps bust myths so that moms can reach their breastfeeding goals without all the of the confusion. We discuss safe bedsharing practices, and so much more! Listen more to Abby: Badass Breastfeeding Podcast Contact Abby: Badassbreastfeedingpodcast@gm…
 
Command Sergeant Major Natasha Santiago walks us through how and when to use the open door policy. By regulation, every unit commander has an open door policy to allow subordinates an opportunity to speak directly with their commander. This is ideal when a military service member is not able to resolve an issue with the assistance of their immediat…
 
1LT Silver Beaty, mother of 3 in the Montana Army National Guard, speaks about her experiences from single motherhood to dual military, her work with the Army Mom Life Facebook page, deployments, and her efforts to stand up the Women’s Inclusion Committee (WIC) as a state-level counterpart to the DoD Women’s Initiative Team (WIT). Connect with Silv…
 
Lt Col Jessica Ruttenber discusses parental equality and the need for the military to catch up with the private sector when it comes to allowing parents, both parents, more time at home to bond after birth, adoption, or foster placement. Under current military regulations, women after birth are allowed up to six weeks of maternity convalescent leav…
 
Is your unit failing to provide a lactation space? Are you afraid to ask because you don't think there's room? Bring your chain of command the solution! Mamava is the creator of freestanding lactation pods. Suzie explains how Mamava pods provide breastfeeding parents with a private, clean, and comfortable space to pump or nurse—at work and on the g…
 
Former Marine, Brandon Childers, uses principles of psychology to provide understandable resource-management education and improve financial literacy. Check out his app that uses a cognitive-behavioral approach to improve money management. Learn how the same principles used to addict us to slot machines and social media can be used to improve our o…
 
Dr. Jasmine Sandoval, aka Dr. Jazz, enlisted in the Army and was married by the age of 19. She now has two teenagers and earned a doctorate degree. She discusses balancing getting out of the military, raising kids, completing her education, pursuing a career, all while her active duty husband was deployed overseas and through multiple moves. Comfor…
 
Rachael is a General and Special Education teacher who specializes in toddlers through early childhood. She’s also a mom to two boys. Explore Kid Talk is a parent’s resource for children. This includes activities, crafts, development and day to day with children. She helps you get that much deserved minute of peace. Help your toddler and kids learn…
 
SGT Austin Clark has figured out how to maximize his wealth with well planned investments and property purchases. He may be a young E5 but his strategy is wise, doable, and successful. Follow his YouTube channel for entertaining practical tips and advice on how invest your military pay. Check out the Parenting in Uniform Facebook page Follow on Twi…
 
Kim Armstrong helps people improve their strength & conditioning to reach their lifestyle and career goals. We discuss ways to train everyday with minimal equipment and while doing the activities you enjoy. Whether you are a Soldier preparing for the Army Combat Fitness Test, a busy parent or frequent traveler who wants to improve your strength for…
 
SFC Myesha Boston is a breastfeeding mother who has pumped for two children while on active duty and also routinely donates breast milk. She provides guidance for how to set up a unit lactation room, tips on maximizing milk output by adjusting breast pumps parts and settings, the use of herbal supplements to increase supply, the importance of relax…
 
Shane Gitmed is a former military spouse and a holistic and wellness coach. She shares her personal story of suffering from allergies so severe she and her spouse were granted a compassionate reassignment. She walks us through the process of compassionate reassignments and gives much needed advice on combating allergies and other health related spr…
 
Learn more and work with Emily Reagan at http://emilyreaganpr.com/. Instagram Facebook Free training series: https://emilyreaganpr.com/training Podcast: http://emilyreaganpr.com/podcast/ Virtual Assistant Course Check out the Parenting in Uniform Facebook page Follow on Twitter @MomInUniform Email: ParentingInUniform@gmail.com Editing, voiceover, a…
 
Dr. Marlis Huebner calls herself a Legendary Mom Queen who teaches women to love, lead, and live with rapid emotional mastery in parenting and careering. She teaches us to navigate professional success without family stress or personal sacrifice so we can become the boss-mom we want to be. During the interview, she talks about how women often downp…
 
Janice Scholl is a banker who helps moms navigate the money and career transitions that come with the different stages of motherhood through her work as coach, speaker, workshop facilitator, and host of The Money, Career & Motherhood Podcast. Janice is passionate about helping mothers gain confidence and understanding about money, career & business…
 
Liz Coalts share her deeply personal and troubling experience with postpartum depression and how she found help. Liz is the founder of The Anxious Adult where she helps smart and overwhelmed adults manage the anxieties of business and life. A 5 min clip with Liz Coalts taking you through a day in the life of someone suffering with PPD. If you're ha…
 
Dr. Cam helps parents build peaceful, positive relationships with their teens through improved communication and deeper understanding. Put simply, she helps parents understand their teens and teens understand their parents which greatly improves trust, respect, and harmony. Find Dr. Cam at https://www.askdrcam.com/ Dr. Cam Facebook Lives on weekday…
 
Lauren Steinman is a naturopathic doctor who discusses natural ways to support your family's health using homeopathy. She discusses how its a safe, gentle, and affordable option for babies, pregnant moms, and even your pets, for helping everything from teething discomfort and fevers for babies, to colds and even anxiety. Homeopathy remedies usually…
 
Irene McKenna is a certified health coach who serves as an empowerment coach for moms to experience more laughter than yelling, more calm than chaos, and more connection than frustration because we get to have an amazing life even in the awesome yet challenging job of raising tiny humans. Irene specializes in helping families and overwhelmed moms t…
 
NDAA 2021 calls for the issuance of maternity related uniform items; limiting the implementation of the Army Combat Fitness test until non-DOD studies are conducted to assess climate impacts, recruitment, and retention; and allows for Reservists to receive retirement pay credit for maternity leave. Follow LTC Kelly Bell on Twitter @ kmbell75 Check …
 
Arlene Santiago is the busy mom of three and a health transformation coach. She helps moms discover their untapped energy so they can WIN every day no matter what life throws at them. She knows how crazy life can get when we need to take care of the family, career and do self care -- and we don't have time. She provides hope for long lasting weight…
 
Physicians Assistant, MAJ Jessica Horine, discusses the new COVID-19 vaccines and their safety and possible risks, in particular for pregnant and nursing mothers. She did the research so you can make your own educated decision on whether or not to get the vaccine. As always, consult with your doctor if you have vaccine or COVID-19 related questions…
 
Janice Scholl helps moms navigate the money and career transitions that come with the different stages of motherhood through her work as coach, speaker, workshop facilitator, and host of The Money, Career & Motherhood Podcast. Janice is passionate about helping mothers gain confidence and understanding about money, career & business topics as they …
 
Sarah K. Ramsey is a Toxic Relationship Recovery Specialist. She discusses how to identify whether a relationship is toxic and how to become Toxic Person Proof to Bounce Back Better. Find out more about Sarah and how she can help you one-on-one at SarahKRamsey.com Check out the Parenting in Uniform Facebook page Follow on Twitter @MomInUniform Emai…
 
SFC Myeshia Boston is an active duty mother of 3, previously in the National Guard. She discusses the network of friends and family who support her as a Paratrooper, the challenges enlisted pregnant/postpartum Soldiers face in attending Military Professional Education (PME), and temporary promotions for pregnant and postpartum Soldiers. Check out t…
 
Lacey Langford is the Military Money Expert. She’s an: ARMY BRAT+FINANCIAL EXPERT+MILITARY WIFE+VETERAN ALL ROLLED INTO ONE. We discuss Thrift Savings Plans (TSP), ROTH IRA, college savings, and more. Find out more at: https://laceylangford.com/ Check out the Parenting in Uniform Facebook page Follow on Twitter @MomInUniform Email: parentinginunifo…
 
A Family Care Plan (FCP) prepares a service member and the family in advance for the service member's deployment and reassures a deployed person that everything is taken are of at home, minimizing family-related stress and enabling the Service Member to concentrate more fully on his/her mission. A FCP is required for all single and dual-military se…
 
Danielle Bettmann is a parenting coach who helps families with a strong-willed toddler & a "good cop / bad cop" dynamic find solutions and sanity and get on the same page. https://www.parentingwholeheartedly.com Instagram @parent_whoeheartedly Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wholeheartedlyomaha/ Free Downloads: www.parentingwholeheartedly.com/gi…
 
Athena Thriving: A Unit Guide to Combating Gender Discrimination in the Army, by My Squad: https://companyleader.themilitaryleader.com/2020/11/07/athena-thriving-gender-discrimination/ Check out the Parenting in Uniform Facebook page Follow on Twitter @MominUniform Email: parentinginuniform@gmail.com Editing, voiceover, and music by audiblelemonade…
 
Ben Killoy is a USMC veteran, husband, and father. He’s also the host of The Military Dad Podcast. You can find Ben at: Instagram FreeDadCourse.com Join The Military Veteran Dad Facebook Group MilitaryVeteranDad.com Check out the Parenting in Uniform Facebook page Follow on Twitter @MomInUniform Email: ParentingInUniform@gmail.com Editing, voiceove…
 
Infantry officer and dad, LTC Brian Iarossi, shares his experience as a parent in the National Guard, from overseas assessments to incorporating women into his infantry unit. Thanks so much to our sponsor, Miss Military Mom! Purchase their uniform breastfeeding t-shirts at https://www.missmilitarymom.com/collections/uniform-breastfeeding-t-shirts C…
 
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