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The Engine Mom Podcast

Aug 29, 2018

In this "Rev" episode, I'm doing something a little different and decided to share with you all an excerpt from one of my favorite books, which just so happens to be a classic. In Gift From The Sea, Anne Morrow Lindbergh writes an essay-style work by taking shells on the beach for inspiration and reflecting on the lives...


Aug 27, 2018

My guest, Lucy Riles is a mom to 3 kids. She is a wife to 1 husband. And is the youngest of 12 kids. She has breastfed and bottle, co-slept and sleep trained. She's fed her kids organic food and also frequents In & Out burger on a weekly basis. She is a huge fan of letting kids play freely outside but has also...


Aug 22, 2018

In this "Rev" episode, I share some recent 'life lessons' that I've learned from my 3-year-old. These lessons include:
- showing appreciation and gratitude often
- knowing yourself: knowing what you like and what you want and being firm in that
- asking questions and staying curious
- loving your body
- and be silly and...


Aug 20, 2018

In 2013, Kristen Carbone had a preventative mastectomy and reconstruction after losing her own mother to breast cancer years earlier. Healing was a journey through sometimes crippling loneliness, nagging body image issues, and a full spectrum of uncomfortable sensations. 

After learning that she wasn’t alone in...


Aug 15, 2018

In this "Rev" episode, I'm talking  about a recent surge that I've noticed of Mom-bashing or women-bashing on social media. I understand that this is public forum and everyone is entitled to their opinions, but how come it has to be with hostility and judgement? It seems as though social media has made it Ok to walk...