SPECIAL EDITION: Kita Bryant is Bringing Her Confidence Game to the Business World

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This special edition episode is powered by Dove Real Beauty Productions. To celebrate its 60th Anniversary at the Mom 2.0 Summit, we are creating conversations with inspiring women around the evolution of self-discovery and the definition of real beauty. Kita Bryant is the blogger behind ItsReallyKita.com, where she helps small businesses, start-ups, and bloggers develop the confidence they need to succeed. In this episode, Kita tells Jess her story — the good, the bad, the loss — and she tells it her way. As Kita puts it: “I am me. If you don’t like it, BYE!” 

SPECIAL EDITION: Jennifer Borget Is Inspiring Us All to Leave a Legacy of Beautiful Moments

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This special edition episode is powered by Dove Real Beauty Productions. To celebrate its 60th Anniversary at the Mom 2.0 Summit, we are creating conversations with inspiring women around the evolution of self-discovery and the definition of real beauty. Jennifer Borget is a journalist, writer, photographer, and most importantly, a storyteller. On her blog, Cherish365, she writes about the nitty gritty of parenting and encourages families to focus on defining their own vision, values, and mission. In this episode, Jess talks to Jennifer about never feeling represented in media, wanting to blend in, and why she’s finally throwing comparisons out the window.

Taylor Trudon Is a Professional Teenager Making It in the Adult World

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Taylor Trudon is a writer and youth commentator who has written for every publication from Seventeen to O! to Huffington Post to MTV News. With so much to discuss, Taylor and Jess return for part two to talk the good, the bad, and ugly the sides of the internet; changes you can make in your community; and the responsibility that we ALL have to include young people in the conversation.

SPECIAL EDITION: Dani Faust Is Making the Art Of Self-Love a Family Affair

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This special edition episode is powered by Dove Real Beauty Productions. To celebrate its 60th Anniversary at the Mom 2.0 Summit, we are creating conversations with inspiring women around the evolution of self-discovery and the definition of real beauty. Danielle is a wellness coach and the blogger behind OK Dani, where she inspires her readers to live a healthy and balanced lifestyle — or to at least try their best. In this episode, Jess and Danielle talk finding community and overcoming imposter syndrome through the power of honesty.

SPECIAL EDITION: Jess Lahey Wants Us to Embrace the Gifts of Failure so We Can Raise Confident and Resilient Children

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This special edition episode is powered by our friends at Dove Real Beauty Productions. To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Dove, we’re here at the Mom 2.0 Summit, creating conversations with inspiring women around the journey of self-discovery and redefining beauty. Jess Lahey is the co-host of the #AmWriting Podcast with KJ Dell’Antonia, and author of the The New York Times bestseller, The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed. She encourages parents and educators to confront the myths of perfection that we pass on to our kids and to trust our children as they start to make their own choices. In this episode, the Jesses discuss raising young girls with intention, modeling positive behavior, and overcoming the fear of failure.

Taylor Trudon Is Not Only Giving Young People a Seat at the Table – She’s Giving Them the Whole Damn Table

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Taylor Trudon is a writer and youth commentator who has written for every publication from Seventeen to O! to Huffington Post to MTV News. Oh, and she’s only 27. Taylor’s writing celebrates youth culture and lifts up young girls and women in a society that often discounts their experiences. She approaches each topic with a grace and passion well beyond her years and isn’t afraid to tell the more uncomfortable stories. In this episode, Jess and Taylor discuss growing up through three divorces, writing as a career path, and getting young people involved in politics.

SPECIAL EDITION: Amiyrah Martin Is Encouraging Us to Be Frugal and Fabulous

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This special edition episode is powered by Dove Real Beauty Productions. To celebrate its 60th Anniversary at the Mom 2.0 Summit, we are creating conversations with inspiring women around the evolution of self-discovery and the definition of real beauty. Amiyrah Martin is the founder of the parenting blog, “4 Hats & Frugal,” where she empowers parents to be financially responsible while still experiencing all that life has to offer for them and their children. In this episode, Jess and Amiyrah talk the lessons we learn from our mothers, bonds that last lifetimes, and the importance of being an imperfect but authentic parent.