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Author: Dani Carter Iddins

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It may be hard to admit it, but the dreams you had for yourself didn't end when motherhood began. You're a mom, but you're also a wife, sister, daughter, career woman, and/or entrepreneur and sometimes it's hard to remember who you were BEFORE motherhood. If you love being a mama, but feel like you've lost a bit (or a lot) of yourself along the way, then this podcast is for you.

It's the witty, authentic, and sometimes sarcastic conversation that millennial mamas need to have with one another. The Taking Back YOU Momcast is hosted by Christian Women's Motivational Speaker, Business Coach, and Certified Fitness Trainer, Dani Carter Iddins. She's a wife, she's a boy mom, she's an entrepreneur, and she's had to fight -- tooth and nail-- to take herself back after becoming a mom. Her mission is to help millennial mamas who are "in the trenches" of motherhood reclaim themselves so that they can lay the groundwork for making their dreams a reality.
56 Episodes
In this episode, Dani is joined by Lindsay Burnett Snyder, clinical pharmacist and founder of Rogue Pharmacist. Listen as Lindsay shares how she healed her own son's environmental eczema and gives insight on the relationship between your gut health and the rest of your body.
In this episode, Dani shares how to be kinder to yourself during this season of uncertainty.
In this episode, Dani is joined by Cindy Hicks, accessories designer and founder of Posh Lilies Millinery and Finery. Listen as Cindy talks about her involvement in the Vote Like A Girl initiative and shares how important it is for mothers to get out and vote in this election and beyond.
In this episode, Dani takes on a pretty common topic in the world of moms--other people's opinions of you. Listen as Dani shares why you shouldn't care what other people think of you, and how to be sure that you are being true to you and the dreams that you have on your heart.
In this episode, Dani is joined by Lisa Westhorpe, maternal occupational therapist and founder of Nurture Occupational Therapy. Lisa shares great ways for mamas to take care of themselves, while they are also taking care of their new babies.
In the first episode of Season 3, Dani shares 3 ways for mamas to thrive in your new normal without adding more to your plate.
In this episode, Dani is joined, once again, by Alison Farber founder of Affordable Career Consulting. Alison shares insight for working moms who may have certain needs when it comes to nursing and caring for their growing families while focusing on their careers. Listen to learn how to engage in these conversations with your employer, or how to initiate these conversations with your employees.
In this episode, Dani is joined by Dana Gaulke a life coach and the founder of Honestly Dana Coaching. Dana shares how to reclaim your identity in your relationships, and how making the best decisions for you can be best for your family as well.
A special episode by the host of The Taking Back YOU Momcast, Dani Carter Iddins. You must subscribe to this podcast or download it to view the entire show notes.
In this Mom Business May episode, I am once again joined by the FABULOUS Peggy O'Flaherty who is the Co-Founder and Chief Community Officer of Mavely. And this week, we are continuing our look at entrepreneurial mamas who are sharing how they came to add "mompreneur” as one of their roles in life and today Peggy is back (you may remember her from Episode 37) and here to tell us all about her journey from mom to mompreneur.
46: Find Your Freedom

46: Find Your Freedom


We're taking a small break from Mom Business May to share this very important episode. Today, I am joined by Emma Ferrick, the founder and creator of ELF Operations, as she shares the story of abuse in her relationship and how her and her daughter were able to escape. Listen as she shares how her journey led her to create ELF Operations and how she overcame her struggle to build a stronger life for her and the people she loves.
In this Mom Business May themed episode, Dani is joined by Megan Dias--the founder of Megan Dias Coaching. Megan is a business and success coach who helps soulful entrepreneurs build an authentic brand and create processes that support a thriving business and life! Megan talks with us about her journey to become a mother, postpartum depression and anxiety and how her experience helped her become more resilient and taught her how to redefine success in her life.
In episode, Dani kicks-off the first episode of Mom Business May with Alison Farber the founder and owner of Affordable Career Consulting. Alison shares her journey as she transitioned from working in the corporate world to building her own small business. For any mama out there who's wondering what "making that switch" will look like, this episode is a can't miss.
In this episode, Dani is joined by Amber Fife, who is the owner, founder, and creator of Women Create Weekly, which is a blog and online membership platform that offers opportunities for women to tap into their creative and artistic sides and allow for self-discovery. Amber's mission is to help women create a "habit of creativity" so that they can learn more about themselves through art. She shares how art can be a regular part of our lives as women and moms AND a regular part of our self-care. Amber also offers words of encouragement and empowerment for women who don't believe they can make their dreams their reality.
42: Navigate Your Grief

42: Navigate Your Grief


In this episode, Dani is joined by special guest Anne Kidder, the founder and creator of KidderBug Kreations. Anne shares how she navigated the loss of 4 family members in less than 3 years, and how those losses lead to the creation of her business and what she calls "memory items". This is episode is both an eye-opening look at how we handle grief as mothers and a celebration of the ways in which the human spirit perseveres.
In this episode, Dani is joined by special guest Toni-Ann Mayembe, the founder and creator of the Real Happy Mom Blog and Podcast. Toni-Ann shares how moms can build a work-at-home routine that is both productive and empowering.
Dani shares a message of encouragement and faith as we all learn how to exist in our "new normal".
In this episode, Dani shares 5 guilt-free ways to say "no" in almost every situation.
In this episode, Dani shares 5 ways to cut negative self-talk out of your every day vocabulary. This episode is a must listen if you find that you say things to yourself that you would never think of saying to someone else.
In this episode, Dani is joined by Peggy O'Flaherty, the co-founder and Chief Community Officer of Mavely. Mavely is a female-run app that brings together female-owned, sustainable, and philanthropic brands that reward real women by putting money back into their pockets after they make and share purchases with their friends and family. Peggy also shares some great insight on how to discover and work within your strengths. This is a can't miss episode!
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