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Carolyn Robistow



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Mommy Wine Time (and other uncomfortable conversations) with Tessa Stuckey

Do you have a coffee mug that sasyss , "this might be wine"? Do you look forward to that first pour of the evening when you can finally "relax" after a busy day momming?  Do the messages you get as a parent make it feel like no one could possibly do this job if it weren't for alcohol?  In this week's episode, I'm joined by Tessa Stuckey who shares her experience as a mom to 4 boys under 4 and being confronted with the reality that Mommy Wine Time wasn't doing her any favors.  You don't want to miss Tessa's story of changing her bottle-a-night habit into a place of feeling in control around her favorite cocktails The unpopular opinions Tessa and I spend our time, dollars, and energy shouting from the rooftops First-hand stories about the effects of alcohol on sleep (critical for moms!) Plus, our stories of injury and the role alcohol did and did not play in our recoveries!  Author of the book, For the Sake of Our Youth, and Adolescent and Family Therapist, Tessa Stuckey takes on today’s negative cultural effects on our kids’ mental health to a new level. As a mother of 4 herself, Tessa is passionate to provide motivation and hope for families not only in her office but across the nation through her book, For the Sake of Our Youth: A Therapist’s Perspective on Raising Your Family in Today’s Culture, as well. Tessa and her husband live just north of Houston, Texas where they are actively raising their four sons and continuing the fight against today’s cultural effects. To find more about Tessa, visit or find her daily interaction on Instagram @TheMomTherapist.      Links and resources: Join the Waitlist for the free Start Optimizing workshop and to be notified when doors open on the next round of Optimized AF Academy  Get a Daily Brain Block Buster delivered right to your inbox every M-F to help you get past the brain blocks keeping you stuck on groundhog day so you can take action and move the needle in your business.  Sign up at  Download your free body scan meditation so you can take the first step toward subcortical healing  Follow me on Instagram: @carolynrobistow  Email me For more about me and what I do, check out my website. Find a Brainspotting practitioner near you: UK-specific directory: ​​Free Biolateral Music Brainspotting by Dr. David Grand

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