Voices of Your Village

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Improving Mental Health Outcomes Through Government Funding with Congresswoman Becca Balint

 00:00:00    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village, and today I get to bring you such an incredible guest. I got to hang out with Congresswoman Becca Balint to chat about improving mental health outcomes through government funding. Representative Balint is a mom, a teacher, a progressive leader who comes to Washington ready to fight for working families. Becca's the first woman and openly LGBTQ plus person to represent her home state of Vermont. She's the daughter of a working class mother and immigrant father, and Becca is deeply committed to defending American democracy and protecting vulnerable communities. While the majority leader of the Vermont State...

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How to Navigate Big Feelings in Older Kids and Teens with Casey O’Roarty, M.Ed.

 

00:00:00    Alyssa 

You're listening to Voices of Your Village, and today I get to bring you a much requested episode. We get to dive into what this work looks like with teens, and especially talking about teen anxiety. I got to hang out with one of my favorite humans, Casey O'Roarty. She hosts the Joyful Courage podcast, and her work really focuses on positive discipline in those adolescent years, and all the things that come up in that space. And she truly is a human that I'm like, I'm gonna need you on speed dial, my friend. I just find her approach to this so in alignment with ours, with young humans, and that it really does come back to relationship and...

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Reclaiming Self-Esteem in Motherhood with Libby Ward

00:00:01    Alyssa

You're listening to Voices of Your Village, and I got to hang out with someone that I truly have such respect for and just adore on the internet, and then in real life, it turns out as well. I got to hang out with Libby Ward, Diary of an Honest Mom is her handle, if you're not following. What I love so much about how she shows up is that we throw the word authenticity around a lot, but I truly feel like she embodies that, where she talks about the realities and the struggles and the challenges and the allowing of all feelings. And we got to chat today about so many things related to like self -esteem and motherhood, and one of my favorite things we got to...

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