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Thriving as a Parent and a Person

Are you a new parent struggling to find the balance between caring for your child and maintaining your own mental health? Have you been told to simply tough it out or suck it up, but still feel overwhelmed and alone?

It's time to prioritize your well-being and learn how to effectively support your family. In this episode, you'll discover the importance of self-care, community support, and practical strategies for addressing postpartum depression and preventing child abuse.

Don't suffer in silence any longer – join us and break free from the stigma surrounding parental challenges. Join Nyeshia Gibson on the Getting Real with Bossy podcast, as she overcomes savior syndrome and builds a supportive community for moms, all while navigating the high expectations and pressures of being a business owner and single mother.

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Realize the significance of mental health and self-care practices.

  • Understand the necessity of community support in child-rearing.

  • Discover valuable resources to aid struggling families.

  • Overcome the stigma around seeking assistance for parental challenges.

My special guest is Nyeshia Gibson

Nyeshia Gibson, a passionate entrepreneur and founder of Saving AJ Agency, is dedicated to providing support and resources for new parents navigating their mental health and self-care journey. With a background in childcare and a heart for helping families in crisis, Nyeshia has made it her mission to create a safe space for parents and their children to grow together. Her determination to make a difference in the lives of others has led to the creation of support groups, therapy sessions, and various programs designed to cater to the unique needs of each family. Nyeshia's personal experiences and genuine love for her work make her an inspiring and knowledgeable guest to discuss the importance of mental health and self-care for new parents.

The resources mentioned in this episode are:

  • Support Saving AJ by visiting

  • Join Sankofa Family Counseling's support circle for moms on Tuesdays from 5-7pm at Saving AJ's nursery.

  • Bring your kids to Saving AJ's monthly movie night on the second Saturday of each month from 6-9pm.

  • Sign up for Saving AJ's membership program for unlimited access to the nursery for 3 hours each day at a cost of $75 per month.

Connect with Bossy: Instagram: @BossyRoc Website: Thank you to our Sponsors: Gallery Salon 4 Elton St, Rochester, NY 14607 (585) 271-8340 Salena's Mexican Restaurant at Village Gate 302 N Goodman St, Rochester, NY 14607 Marshall Street Bar 81 Marshall St, Rochester, NY 14607 Other episodes you'll enjoy: Saving AJ: Creating a Village of Support for Parents with Nyeshia Part 1 Black Women & Depression: Understanding Our Differences | Healthy Illness Childcare Made Simple | a podcast by Marvelous Minds Academy

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