Published on:

15th Mar 2022

EP46 - Balancing Motherhood, Work and Health by Planning Simple Meals

How do we balance motherhood, meaningful work, our own health and the health of our family?   This is a skill that we didn’t learn.   

Join us for this entertaining episode as we speak to Mia Moran, mom of three teenagers and host of the Plan Simple Podcast on how to understand the power food could have on your health, your family connection and your productivity.  Learn how to feel less overwhelmed and bring more flow into your family by planning simple meals!


Be sure to listen for:

  • What lead Mia to planning simple meals and writing a book about it
  • Then struggle parents face when it comes to providing healthy meals for their family
  • How living intentionally can help with your life balance as a mom
  • The benefits of planning and prioritizing simple meals
  • Strategies that moms can use to prioritize their own health and eating
  • The solution for dealing with picky eaters and dietary restrictions in the family
  • Simple ways to start planning and bringing more balance to your family

About Our Guest:

Mia Moran is a mom of three and coach who also makes time for

wellness—and shows overwhelmed women how they can too. She is the host of the PlanSimple podcast, bestselling author

of PlanSimple Meals, and creator of the FLOW Planning Method and


Mia’s wellness adventure became a full-blown ride about 12 years ago

during a health crisis, when she understood the power food could have on her

health, her family connection, and her productivity. That experience led her to

become a student of food, wellness, spirituality, motherhood and



She experienced two unforeseen gifts from this journey. First, the

practice of finding ease, despite balancing a full plate of work, home,

motherhood and food. Second, the gift of a good plan.

Be sure to connect with Mia!

Website:  https://plansimple.com

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/plansimple.co/

Podcast: Plan Simple Podcast

Book: Plan Simple Meals

About the Hosts:

About Dimple Arora – Founder of Mindful Evolution

Dimple Arora is the founder of Mindful Evolution (ME) — a parenting movement that aims to empower parents and their kids towards positive transformation and life changing results...one thought, one emotion and one choice at a time.

Dimple is an expert in women and teen empowerment and specializes in helping individuals reduce the debilitating effects of stress and anxiety using mindfulness, nutrition, EFT tapping and other energy psychology modalities. Dimple is a Certified Life Coach, EFT and NLP Practitioner, Holistic Nutritionist and Energy Therapist. She holds degrees in mathematics, business, and education and was previously employed in the corporate world and as a high school math teacher.

You can book a complimentary coaching call with Dimple on her website at https://www.mindfulevolution.ca and connect with her on social media. 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dimplemindfulevolution

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dimplemindfulevolution

About Shaista Fatehali – Founder of Thrive Kids

Shaista Fatehali is the founder of Thrive Kids BC where she works with children and families to help nurture connection, empower a sense of self - worth and discover what is needed for individual families to thrive. Shaista is a speaker and the author of the children’s book BACK HOME; which has received accolades nationwide. She is a certified children’s and parent life coach and works with clients to build soft skills such as interpersonal awareness, effective communication, emotional agility emotional regulation, problem solving, transition planning and mindfulness . As a teacher and mother of two young girls, her true passion lies in giving her children, her students and clients the tools to reach their most true authentic selves.

To book a complimentary call with Shaista or to learn more about Shaista and the programs she offers at Thrive Kids BC, please visit her website at https://thrivekidsbc.ca/


Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/thrivekidsbc/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/thrivekidsbc

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thrivekidsbc/

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shaistakabafatehali/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6UbuEK9ErHTqafEZ9ufB8w


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