EP 430: Reader Question – How can I break free from Mommy Wine Culture?

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Parenthood is a journey filled with unexpected and overwhelming moments. So, it’s no wonder that society has taken the opportunity to market “Mommy wine culture” as a way to cope.

In this week’s reader question Annie shares her enormous support for parents by sharing how it’s possible to remain in your community of support while also pursuing an AF lifestyle.

The LIVE Alcohol Experiment

I’m so excited you guys, because we are just about to start another live alcohol experiment. If you do not know about the alcohol experiment, you need to literally drop everything right now and go to livealcoholexperiment.com. And here’s the thing, this 30 day challenge is designed to interrupt your patterns and put you back in touch with the best version of you. You’ll know it’s that version that’s living the most joyful life. That version that doesn’t need alcohol to relax or have a good time. And that version that’s having more fun and is more peaceful than ever. Again, it’s a 30 day challenge. It’s live. It’s starting on the 1st so hurry up, go to livealcoholexperiment.com.

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Highlights of Breaking Free From Mommy Wine Culture

Being a member of a mommy/parent group can still be the support you need outside of alcohol and its phoney coping qualities. Check out the highlights to see what we mean:

  • Parenting happens in a village – Overwhelming & unexpected moments
  • Society has intertwined alcohol into the experience as a escape 
  • Mommy/sisterhood wine culture has become a norm
  • Alcohol is NOT be the best tool – Can make it harder
  • Two things that happen when someone in a group changes their behavior
  • What can be done to empower others in the group – Without judgement or shame
  • How overthinking the entire thing can remove pressure for everyone

There’s More!

Listen to the entire podcast to hear Annie’s personal experience with empowering a co-worker in a similar situation.

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