"Because the more we all raise our hands and share our OWN motherhood stories, the less alone you might ultimately feel in YOURS."


Hey Mama - have you ever felt lonely in your motherhood journey?

Do you want to talk more about the COMMON, yet UNDER-DISCUSSED struggles of motherhood?

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Step 3 - Shout loudly, "It's NOT JUST ME!!!"

Recent Episodes

E20 - Sleep Tips from a Certified Pediatric Sleep Consultant

Jan. 30, 2023

In today's episode, we’re talking about SLEEP ....so maybe take a minute now to go grab your journal, or open the Notes app on your phone - because you never know when you might need a little more information about infant, t…

Navigating the Complexities of Blended Families

Jan. 16, 2023

In today’s episode, we’re talking about BLENDED FAMILIES, and the challenges and complexities that come with being a co-parent or step-parent within them. I’m joined by Amy Stone - she’s a Life Coach, Blended Family Expert, …

Getting Confident about our Pelvic Floors with the @VaginaCoach

Jan. 1, 2023

Hey Mama, and welcome to 2023! Here's a question to start off the new year..... How knowledgable and confident are you about the HEALTH of your pelvic floor ? In today’s episode, I’m joined by a very special guest to talk ab…

Guest: Kim Vopni

The Under-Discussed Financial Struggles of Motherhood

Dec. 19, 2022

Hey Mamas! In today’s episode, we’re talking about the under-discussed FINANCIAL STRUGGLES of motherhood. Motherhood is beautiful , and challenging , and EXPENSIVE . It comes at a high cost...depending on your situation, it …

Guest: Eileen Joy

SICK AND TIRED: Mom Guilt & Anxiety in this 'New Season' of Flu Season

Dec. 5, 2022

Hey Mamas, In today's episode, we're talking about something that seems to be on everybody’s lips (…and in everybody’s homes!)…..that’s right, we’re discussing this new season of flu season , and the ANXIETY , the EXHAUSTION…

The Silent Struggle of Secondary Infertility

Nov. 21, 2022

Hey Mamas, In today's episode, we're talking about the silent struggle of secondary infertility , and the millions of couples that are affected and impacted by this issue. My first guest, Jennifer Redmond, is an Integrative …

Recent Blog Posts

Behind-the-Scenes: Season 1 of a Motherhood Podcast

'If You Build It, They Will Come' - Behind-the-Scenes of a Motherhood Podcast.

Motherhood Tips for Finding Time and Rediscovering Yourself

Welcome to Episode 9 of the Raise Your Hand Motherhood Podcast. I’m your host, Rae Lynn Minke, and today we’re talking about TIME (or rather - the seemin…

'Top Tips for Body Acceptance' - By Jess Brock-Pitts

Pregnancy/postpartum can be a WILD ride. This blog includes tips to support you in working towards body acceptance, and a few journaling prompts to facil…

About the Host

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Rae Lynn Minke

Educator / Writer / Emotionally-Frazzled Toddler Mom

Hello / Guten Tag...

I'm Rae Lynn Minke - host of the Raise Your Hand Motherhood Podcast!

I'm living abroad (for the 3rd time) with my German partner and toddler, navigating motherhood, 2nd language learning, and a strong desire to share my experiences, create a community, and connect with others who are also currently surfing motherhood's waves - whether they be choppy, flat, or perfect barrel.

Hope you come along for the ride...!