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Turning Back to School into Mom’s New Year

Today on the show Shannon and Meghan are talking to Kristen Reed of Nursing Your Way to Wellness. As the kids go back to school soon, Kristen is helping us to reframe this time of the year as a New Years for moms! After a summer full of juggling the kids, balancing all the busy schedules, and transporting kids to and from camps, it is time to reclaim our sanity and make our wellness a priority. Kristen is going to tell us exactly how to do that so that we can feel our best. 

About Our Guest 

KRISTEN REED is a multiple award-winning Registered Nurse and Certified Health & Wellness Coach with Bachelors’ degrees in Nursing & Psychology. She is a National Certified Health & Wellness Nurse Coach, National Board Certified Holistic Nurse, and an expert in women’s wellness, called “The Wellness Woman” by the Daily Item and nominated for the “Best of the City” award in Wellness. Kristen is the founder and CEO of health and wellness practice “Nursing your Way to Wellness”, where she provides personalized Health & Wellness Coaching, Wellness programs, Corporate Wellness,  Reiki therapy, and more!

Please visit Kristen’s website www.NursingYourWaytoWellness.com to book a complimentary call and join her free email community to get complimentary access to her popular “Ultimate Self Care Starter Kit”!


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What is the Wicked Good Momcast?

Welcome to the Wicked Good Momcast! A podcast FOR Boston Moms, BY Boston Moms. A space to hear stories from real moms, to celebrate the beauty of motherhood, and to normalize its challenges. Tune in while you fold laundry, commute to work or school, or get cozy after a long day in the trenches. Motherhood is hard, but it doesn’t have to be lonely!

Boston Moms was launched in 2015 with a heart to connect Boston-area moms to each other through meaningful discussion, shared stories, and connection both on and offline. With over 5 million website pageviews since our founding and a reach of over 100k parents per month, Boston Moms is rapidly growing and scaling. We’ve been asked many times to bring our stories and resources to the podcast world, so we are taking the plunge!

We could not be more excited to formally welcome you to follow the Boston Moms Wicked Good Momcast! 

Who | The Wicked Good Momcast will be hosted by Meghan Block + Shannon Gibson, two local moms with a heart for community and with an undeniable connection that we hope you’ll hear through our voices. 

What | In each episode, you’ll hear from Boston Moms Contributing Writers who are putting a voice to the stories and perspectives they’ve shared on BostonMoms.com, local + national experts in various spheres relevant to parenting, local moms and business owners who you should know about, and special guests!

Where | You can listen wherever you listen to other podcasts! Please subscribe so you never miss an update!


Links We Mentioned (Or Should Have…)

Self-Care Anywhere :: 5 Important Tips (for Real Life!)

It’s Self-Care, Not Selfish

3 Easy Self-Care Practices for Moms on the Edge of Burnout

Shannon Gibson
Shannon started following Boston Moms on social media before she even lived in the Boston area! She credits her passion for the brand to the way it served her personally before she ever contributed to it. Though Shannon moved to Boston to support her husband’s career, Boston Moms was the unexpected gift and opportunity she had no idea was waiting for her. Shannon is mom to Elizabeth (2016) and Anderson (2018). She has been married to her husband, Benjamin, since 2012. Benjamin is a filmmaker and owner of Boston production company Magnus Films. In her free time, Shannon enjoys going to the beach, browsing antique stores, hiking with her family, traveling, reading, and watching movies with her husband.