The three women behind the Scrub Caps & Sippy Cups podcast joins us to talk about the personal side of the profession. Being a mother is such a difficult job on its own but then you add in a CRNA career and it can be a struggle at times. You’re not alone! Let’s speak candidly about the challenges and how we can lean on each other for support.
Full show notes and additional resources: https://beyondthemaskpodcast.com/?p=2292
1:33 – Jeremy and Sharon use Facebook Live today.
1:55 – Sharon is excited about this topic. She’s been talking about this for months.
2:38 – Welcome CRNAs Crystal, Ellen, and Laci from the Scrub Caps & Sippy Cups podcast.
2:49 – Laci shares her background as a CRNA.
3:50 – Ellen tells us about growing up in the Ukraine, her career, and family.
4:54 – Crystal shares her background.
7:28 – Why is this subject so important and what made you start this podcast?
8:23 – Social media has allowed moms from all over the country to connect with each and support one another.
9:52 – All three ladies live in different states and time zones. Have they been able to meet face to face yet?
12:56 – What was your biggest misconception about parenting?
13:52 – What was Crystal most unprepared for when becoming a parent?
14:33 – The difficulty of breastfeeding explained to Jeremy.
16:52 – Jeremy stirs it up with another question about breastfeeding.
18:34 – There’s so much external guilt placed upon moms to breastfeed.
20:13 – Mom-judging goes both ways, too.
21:26 – Let’s talk about the difficulty of making a marriage work on top of everything else.
24:38 – Crystal talks about the issues and challenges of marriage with kids and a career.
25:20 – The subject of love language comes up and some of us share ours.
27:19 – The discussion of laundry and husbands takes over.
29:40 – What do you make time for to take care of yourself?
33:06 – It’s important to maintain your own identity.
35:28 – Here’s where you can find the ladies and connect with them.
36:10 – Final thoughts from the ladies.
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