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Welcome!

“This feels like the podcast version of Rachel Power’s book The Divided Heart and I think it’s what we need.” Katherine Collette – author and podcaster

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Alison tells it like it is, and it's so deeply refreshing!                               Lisa Sugarman

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Your host - Alison Newman

Hi there I'm Alison, its so great to have you here!

I'm a mum of 2 boys and a singer/
songwriter, so I know first hand how challenging it can be to balance your role as a mother with the intense need to create.

I started this podcast to reach out to other creative mums, in a time of my own crisis, to see how they were handling things, but since then it has turned into so much more.

The aim now being -  to support mammas to see the value in their creating and to try to support them to know that they are not alone - challenge cultural norms and break down a few patriarchal stereotypes along the way.

Since July 2021, I have released an episode each week, and built a thriving community of likeminded and supportive women online. What we are doing is shining a light on the stories of mothers, giving them a voice and reminding society that they have great value outside of their mothering roles. xx

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Books

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written by my Season 2 guest Katherine Collette

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Written by my Season 1 guest Kate Mildenhall

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Written by my Season 1 guest Kate Mildenhall

Art Supplies

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Used by Season 1 guest Melanie Cooper

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Used by Season 1 guest Melanie Cooper

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Used by Season 1 guest Melanie Cooper

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Used by Season 2 guest Andrea Rees

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Used by Season 2 guest Andrea Rees and host Alison Newman

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Used by Season 2 guest Andrea Rees

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Used by Season 2 guest Andrea Rees

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Used by Season 2 guest Andrea Rees 

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Used by Season 2 guest Fiona Valentine

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Used by Season 2 guest Charlotte Condie

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Used by Season 2 guest Sami Lange

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Used by Season 2 guest Sami Lange

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Used by host Alison 

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Used by Season 2 guest Sami Lange

Tech Supplies

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Used by Season 2 guest Charlotte Condie

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Used by Season 2 guest Charlotte Condie

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Used by Season 2 guest Charlotte Condie