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Mothers Matter

Mothers Matter is a podcast about mothers and the children who love them.

Mar 17, 2020

Tosh Brittan, aka the Divorce Goddess, was a stay at home mother, working for the family company, when she got divorced.  She worked hard for a non-confrontational divorce, rooted in kindness and mindfulness.  In this podcast she recalls the challenges she faced, not least in her own attitude, to achieve this, and how...


Mar 9, 2020

Katharine Boddy discovered she had breast cancer in 2018.  In this podcast she patiently explains to me the details of the diagnosis and the lengthy treatment she went through, as well as the effect her illness had on her husband and four children.  I was very interested to hear how her friends were best able to help...


Jan 24, 2020

Why is anxiety so prevalent these days, and how can parents help their children who suffer from it?  Erica Komisar, psychoanalyst and parent coach, answers these questions and many more.  We discuss the impact of social media on young people, how to help children and adolescents grow into healthy adults, and the best...


Jan 24, 2020

Charlotte's faith and how she became a single mother are surprisingly closely connected.  As well as telling me about how she coped as a single mother, Charlotte and I discuss how our faith affects everything we do as parents, and the challenges connected with passing faith on to our children.  Should we make our...


Dec 9, 2019

At this bijou Mothers Matter Christmas party are two guests, Vicki and Kate, surnames withheld to protect the innocence/make sure the in laws don't listen, who join with Claire in celebrating the joys of present buying/allocating/receiving, Christmas catering, parties - or lack of, managing toddlers in the grandparents'...