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Robert Townsend’s Diary of a Single Mom

Diary of A Single Mom, a web-based original series

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Join Christy Harvey, the Mommy Muse, and special guest Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee for the launch of “Diary of a Single Mom.” Diary of a Single Mom chronicles the lives and challenges of three single mothers and their families trying to get ahead despite obstacles that all single mothers face, such as childcare, health, education and finances. This innovative series on will inspire us to take action to improve our own lives while being compassionate with others.

Diary of a Single Mom stars Monica Calhoun (The Best Man) as Ocean Jackson, a single mother of two striving to keep her family afloat while working to fulfill her own ambitions of finishing her GED, going to college and opening her own business. Along her journey, she befriends and joins forces with two other single moms, Lupe (Valery Ortiz – The N’s “South of Nowhere”), a mother juggling different fathers for each of her two children while facing health concerns that will change her life and Peggy (Janice Lynde – “Letters to Dad”), a once married, wealthy 50-something who suddenly finds herself widowed, broke and guardian to her only grandchild. Together, the three women search for support and faith as they strive to triumph over the challenges of everyday life.

Diary of a Single Mom: Season 1 debuted on in 2009. The series is the winner of awards for Best Indie Soap and Best Guest Actor from the Indie Soap Awards 2009.

Also, join the Mommy Muse’s Mamapalooza partners, co-founders of Motherhood from Egg to Zine (and everything in between) literary performance group and online magazine.

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On the Front Lines of the Mommy Wars with Leslie Morgan Steiner

Mommy Wars: Stay-at-Home and Career Moms Face Off on Their Choices, Their Lives, Their Families

Ever wondered why women waste so much energy judging other women?

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Leslie Morgan Steiner, editor of the best-selling anthology Mommy Wars, joins us to help resolve the tension between mothers who stay at home to raise children and mothers who pursue careers outside of the home. We’ll explore the battle that rages inside so many women who struggle to feel good about being a mom, no matter what their choices are about work.

With motherhood comes one of the toughest decisions of a woman’s life: Stay at home or pursue a career? The dilemma not only divides mothers into hostile, defensive camps but pits individual mothers against themselves. Leslie Morgan Steiner has been there. As an executive at The Washington Post, a writer, and mother of three, she has lived and breathed every side of the “mommy wars.” Rather than just watch the battles rage, Steiner decided to do something about it. She commissioned twenty-six outspoken mothers to write about their lives, their families, and the choices that have worked for them. The result is a frank, surprising, and utterly refreshing look at American motherhood.

Ranging in age from twenty-five to seventy-two and scattered across the country from New Hampshire to California, these mothers reflect the full spectrum of lifestyle choices. Women who have been home with the kids from day one, moms who shuttle from full-time office jobs to part-time at-home work, hard-driving executives who put in seventy-hour-plus weeks: they all get a turn. The one thing these women have in common, aside from having kids, is that they’re all terrific writers.

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Mothers Need Time-Outs, Too

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Are you exhausted from caring for your family and neglecting yourself?

Do you compare yourself with other mothers who look more successful than you, and get mad at yourself when you make a mistake?

Join author Susan Callahan and Christy Harvey, the Mommy Muse, as they discuss the book Mothers Need Time-Outs Too: It’s good to be a little selfish. It actually makes you a better mother – by Susan Callahan, Anne Nolen & Katrin Schumann.

Discover how to make your life work better for you NOW!

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Transform Your Life With Belly Dance

Suhaila Salimpour

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Get ready to empower your life, shake your hips AND depression by discovering my Fitness Favorite, Belly Dance!

World-renowned Master Instructor Suhaila Salimpour, of the three generation Salimpour Legacy, joins me to share the miraculous transformation this ancient art form can bring to your life, now. You CAN move through your life with grace, strength, and spirit through the beauty of belly dance.

Find out how you can transform your life from the comfort of your own home through Suhaila’s NEW Virtual Studio.

Alchemy for Moms Favorite Products Radio Show

All-Time Favorite Products For New Moms

Products for New Moms

products for new momsDo you know someone who is a new mom or expecting a baby?

Or maybe you’re a brand new mom yourself.

Do you want some seriously good gift ideas?

Join Christy Harvey, the Mommy Muse, and the makers of some of her all-time favorite products for new moms: Earth Mama Angel Baby, Bella Materna, Mamma’s Milk Slings, My Brest Friend nursing pillow & more. These are gifts that will help you or any new mom and baby feel far more comfortable.

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Kathy Ireland Brings Real Solutions for Busy Moms!

Supermodel Kathy Ireland is here to help!

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Do you need solutions for your busy life?

Kathy Ireland has listened to women from all walks of life who struggle with balancing the responsibilities of marriage, raising children and managing a household, often on top of a career, all while trying to find time to take care of themselves. She understands our challenges first-hand, and has dedicated herself to finding solutions for families, especially busy moms, through

Listen in as this amazing woman joins Christy Harvey, the Mommy Muse, to learn about her powerful new book, Real Solutions for Busy Moms: Your Guide to Success and Sanity.

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Gifted Therapists from The Postpartum Stress Center Answer Your Questions

Are you ready to learn the truth about postpartum depression and the baby blues?

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Do you want to discover practical information to help you make informed choices?

Wherever you are in your prenatal or postpartum journey, tune in as Trish McGarrigle and Kate DeStefano-Torres of The Postpartum Stress Center ( join me the Mommy Muse, to empower your life with information you need to know now.

The Postpartum Stress Center was established to provide a better understanding and comprehensive clinical intervention for any woman who suffers from the range of prenatal and postpartum mood and anxiety disorders. Their objective is to provide support and treatment for the pregnant or postpartum woman and her family as well as guidance for her treating physician or therapist.  They are committed to providing excellent clinical care to both our clients and professionals who seek our expertise.

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Finding and Keeping Joy with Dr. Shoshanna Bennett

Exploring the Causes and Treatments of Postpartum Depression

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It’s O.K.! Dr. Shoshanna Bennett, author of Pregnant on Prozac and Postpartum Depression For Dummies, is joining us to help.

“Dr. Shosh” is the “go-to” expert for postpartum depression. She is a survivor of two life-threatening postpartum depressions. She founded Postpartum Assistance for Mothers in 1987, and is a former president of Postpartum Support International. Dr. Shosh helped develop the official Postpartum Support International training curriculum for professionals which is now considered the gold standard in the field. She has helped over 19,000 women worldwide through individual consultations, support groups and wellness seminars. As a noted guest lecturer and keynote speaker, she travels throughout the US and abroad, training medical and mental health professionals to assess and treat postpartum depression and related mood and anxiety disorders. She earned three teaching credentials, two masters degrees, a Ph.D. and is licensed as a clinical psychologist.

We’ll explore the causes and treatments of postpartum depression and anxiety, conditions that affects over 500,000 women every year in the United States alone. No matter what your pregnant or postpartum journey has been to this point, tune in to learn how to become the best mother and the best person you can be.

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Find Your Right Life No Matter What with Martha Beck!

Martha Beck, Author of Steering by Starlight!

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Have you been so focused on taking care of others that you not only overlook your personal stress and unhappiness, but neglect to nourish yourself?

Do you know how to find your right life no matter what?

Now you can with Oprah columnist and New York Times best-selling author of Steering by Starlight! Join Martha Beck, of, one of the best-known life coaches and authors in America, and me the Mommy Muse, as we discuss how to find your right life no matter what. Dr. Beck’s passion is reconnecting people with their essential selves. Let her gentle advice assist you in solving problems while fostering your strengths and creativity.

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Exposing The Secret Lives of Moms with Oprah Guest Vicki Glembocki!

One Woman Tells the Real Truth About Becoming a Mom

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Wonder if the truth of your life behind the scenes is normal or crazy?

Award-winning author of The Second Nine Months: One Woman Tells the Real Truth About Becoming a Mom, Vicki Glembocki, knows and exposes the empowering truth! She bared all on the Oprah Winfrey Show and was declared one of the boldest moms in the country. Discover how enlivening and reassuring our candid talk about the Real Truth of Motherhood can be.