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Parenting Great Kids Podcast - Episode 206

Tackling Mom Guilt

with guest Alli Worthington

Hosted by Dr. Meg Meeker | July 21, 2023 | 40:10 min.

Alli Worthington, an author and speaker on an all too familiar topic – mom guilt. Alli’s groundbreaking national survey investigating the pains of motherhood led to her latest thought-provoking book, Remaining You While Raising Them.

Today's Guest(s)


Alli is a business coach and consultant who is obsessed with helping women be more successful in their careers, businesses, and entrepreneurial pursuits. She founded The Coach School to help coaches build their business. She’s also the podcast host of The Alli Worthington Show

Alli lives with her husband, Mark, and their five sons outside of Nashville with the only golden retriever who refuses to retrieve.


Have you heard these myths about mom guilt and societal pressures? Myth 1: Good moms put their children’s needs above their own. Myth 2: You have to do it all and be perfect. Myth 3: Taking time for yourself is selfish. Alli Worthington shares the real truths behind these myths.

In this episode, you’ll learn how to:

  • Navigate the societal pressures amplifying mom guilt.
  • Unmask the hidden ways social media fuels mom guilt.
  • Shine a light on the importance of self-care and setting defined boundaries.
  • Explore the strategies to promote resilience and independence in children.
  • Appreciate the inherent value in friendships and support systems for mothers.



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