Bonus Motherhood, ft. Ashley Burton, Balanced Working Mama Podcast

Today, we talk about Bonus Motherhood.  All mothers need community and support but the needs for bonus mothers might look and feel a bit different.  We all need to learn how to better support our fellow bonus mamas as they navigate their motherhood journeys.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

-Unique factors that impact Bonus Mothers.

-Lessons that Ashley B. has learned along her journey of bonus motherhood.

-Tips and strategies for how to navigate bonus motherhood AND/OR how you can better support other bonus mothers.

This episode features Ashley Burton,  a hard-working bonus mama of 1 and Balanced Working Mama Empower Wellness Program Alum!  Ashley is open and candid about challenges and barriers she has faced as she has navigated bonus motherhood, what supports she has needed, and all the lessons she has learned thus far.

Connect with Ashley Burton on Instagram at @aburton214 or @masteringmindmatters.  You can also email her at

Hosted by Dr. Amber Thornton, Clinical Psychologist and Mama Wellness Consultant.

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