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No One Told Us

No One Told Us the truth about parenthood. WHY?!Welcome to No One Told Us, the podcast where we uncover the raw, unfiltered truths about parenthood. I'm your host, Rachael Shepard-Ohta, mom of three and founder of Hey, Sleepy Baby. Each week, join me as we dive deep into the joys, challenges, and surprises of raising children with a mix of expert insights, personal anecdotes, and candid conversations.From navigating postpartum anxiety to mastering the art of making mom friends, and from introducing solids to tackling tantrums, we cover it all. Whether you're a first-time parent or a seasoned pro...

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Recent Episodes of No One Told Us


Parenting Children with Disabilities with Kelley Coleman

Parenting Children with Disabilities with Kelley Coleman

Episode 47: Parenting Children with Disabilities with Kelley Coleman @hellokelleycoleman

This week Rachael and Kelley Coleman, author and mother, discuss parenting children with disabilities. 

Here’s what they discuss inside this powerful episode:

Hear Kelley’s personal journey with parenting two kids: one with multiple disabilities and one with typical development Kelley shares her story about her son’s diagnosis and how it changed her as a parent Suggestions for parents who just received a diagnosis or are trying to receive a diagnosis for their child Ways for parents to feel empowered to speak up for the...

Episode 47 11 July 2024 44m and 14s


“I Feel Like My Life has Changed and Yours Hasn’t” with Erin & Stephen Mitchell

“I Feel Like My Life has Changed and Yours Hasn’t” with Erin & Stephen Mitchell

Episode 46: “I Feel Like My Life has Changed and Yours Hasn’t” with Erin & Stephen Mitchell @couples.counseling.for.parents


Having kids changes your relationship. If you have ever felt misunderstood, disconnected, exhausted, and resentful towards your partner- you’re not alone- and this episode is for you! Join Rachael and Erin & Stephen Mitchell, husband and wife duo & authors of the new book Too Tired to Fight, as they talk all about relationships, specifically relationships AFTER kids.


Here’s what they discuss inside this episode:

How and why having kids...

Episode 46 4 July 2024 57m and 1s


Bridging Separation at Bedtime with Dr. Gordon Neufeld

Bridging Separation at Bedtime with Dr. Gordon Neufeld

Episode 45: Bridging Separation at Bedtime with Dr. Gordon Neufeld @neufeldinstitute


This week Rachael has a very special guest, Dr. Gordon Neufeld, to discuss the importance of attachment and the challenges parents face when it comes to bedtime and sleep. Dr. Neufeld is a renowned authority on child development and you will learn so much in this powerful episode!


Here’s what they discuss inside this important episode:

How attachment is a fundamental aspect of child development Learn all about Dr. Neufeld's Model of the Six Stages of Attachment Th...

Episode 45 27 June 2024 42m and 6s


Q&A with Rachael and her husband, Marley

Q&A with Rachael and her husband, Marley

Episode 44: Q&A with Rachael and her husband, Marley

Join Rachael and her husband Marley as they answer some of YOUR most asked questions this week, share a glimpse into their life at home, and more! 

Here is what they discuss In this fun episode:

Marley gives an update on his recent stay-at-home dad life transition Rachael and Marley share how they decided to have a third baby How Marley handles Rachael’s trips away when he is solo with kids overnight How to gain confidence taking kids out solo

Marley is an LCM...

Episode 44 20 June 2024 34m and 31s


Food Allergies and Sensitivities in Babies and Toddlers with Dr. Trillitye Paullin

Food Allergies and Sensitivities in Babies and Toddlers with Dr. Trillitye Paullin

Episode 43: Food Allergies and Sensitivities in Babies and Toddlers with Dr. Trillitye Paullin


If you have ever had a baby with food allergies, chances are you experienced many challenges with feeding your baby. This week Rachael is joined by Dr. Trillitye Paullin, a molecular biologist and mother of two. Rachael and Dr. Trill discuss food allergies and sensitivities in babies and children.


Here’s what they discuss inside this informative episode:

Dr. Trill’s personal experience with infant food allergies  Find out how proteins from breastmilk transfer to babie...

Episode 43 13 June 2024 54m and 11s


Motherhood: Finding Joy and Authenticity with Caitlin Wilder

Motherhood: Finding Joy and Authenticity with Caitlin Wilder

Episode 42: Motherhood: Finding Joy and Authenticity with Caitlin Wilder @wilderbeginnings 


Motherhood can feel so exhausting, isolating, and divisive! It’s also portrayed on social media as just… not fun. Enter Caitlin Wilder. This week, Rachael is joined by Caitlin, a certified doula and mom of two turned social media “mom influencer” to have an open and honest conversation all about motherhood and postpartum realities. Caitlin created her following through sharing her journey of postpartum reality on Instagram and has taken off thanks to her refreshing blend of reality and positivity.. Rachael and Caitlin really MENTION IT...

Episode 42 6 June 2024 52m and 8s


Highly Sensitive Children: Tips for Parenting, Nurturing and Co-Regulation with Natalie Brunswick

Highly Sensitive Children: Tips for Parenting, Nurturing and Co-Regulation with Natalie Brunswick

Episode 41: Highly Sensitive Children: Tips for Parenting, Nurturing and Co-Regulation with Natalie Brunswick @highlysensitivefamily


We hear the term “highly sensitive” a lot these days- but what does being highly sensitive or having a highly sensitive child really mean? This week Rachael and Natalie Brunswick, a psychotherapist OT and parenting educator, dive deep into the characteristics of highly sensitive children (and parents!). You’ll learn all about the importance of understanding and supporting highly sensitive children, as well as the need for parents to do their own inner work. 


Here’s what th...

Episode 41 30 May 2024 1h, 37s


Independent Play: Practical Strategies for Simplifying Play with Lizzie Assa

Independent Play: Practical Strategies for Simplifying Play with Lizzie Assa

Episode 40: Independent Play: Practical Strategies for Simplifying Play with Lizzie Assa @theworkspaceforchildren


Should parents play with their children? Or should children only play independently? Independent Play is such a polarizing topic! That’s why this week, Rachael and Lizzie Assa, founder of the Workspace for Children, talk all about the importance of play for children and how parents can foster the desire for a healthy balance between playing with children and encouraging independent play.


Here’s what they discuss inside this helpful episode:

the benefits of independent play, star...

Episode 40 23 May 2024 44m and 32s


From One to Two: Rediscovering Yourself, Managing Expectations, and Splitting the Load

From One to Two: Rediscovering Yourself, Managing Expectations, and Splitting the Load

Episode 39: From One to Two: Rediscovering Yourself, Managing Expectations, and Splitting the Load with Cameron Oaks Rogers  @cameronoaksrogers


This week Rachael has on guest Cameron Rogers, a content creator, podcaster and mother of two! Cameron shares her journey to motherhood, including her transition from a career on Wall Street to full-time content creation. Recently a mom of 2, she discusses the challenges and surprises of transitioning from one to two children. Cameron also talks about the impact becoming a mom has had on her relationship with her partner and how they navigate the division of l...

Episode 39 16 May 2024 49m and 24s


Advocating for Parental Leave in the US with Raena Boston

Advocating for Parental Leave in the US with Raena Boston

Episode 38: Advocating for Parental Leave in the US with Raena Boston @theworkingmomtras

Parental leave, or lack thereof, can be such a stressful part of the postpartum journey for new parents. That’s why this week Rachael has guest Raena Boston, co-founder of the Chamber of Mothers, on to discuss the importance of parental leave! Raena tells us about the work her organization is doing to advocate for better policies. She also shares her personal experiences with unpaid leave and the impact it had on her mental health. 

Raena highlights the barriers to passing legislation, including the...

Episode 38 9 May 2024 33m and 48s

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