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Podcast Ep 50: Liz Vaccariello, Editor-In-Chief of Parents Magazine

Get ready to meet a media maven who runs four magazines (four!) for the Meredith Parenting Network including Parents, Fit Pregnancy and Baby, Family Fun, and Parents Latina, is the mom to social media-savvy tweens, and somehow still finds time to fit in her workouts (whew!). Liz Vaccariello is a very busy woman who has learned some incredibly useful lessons that we can all use to make our lives healthy and happier.

Jenn and I were lucky enough to chat with Liz about her advice for new moms (sometimes you just have to leave the kitchen counters alone and take a nap!). We also discussed how she speaks about food and body image with her young daughters, plus how she manages to put out several magazines a month and keep her cool. (Big hint: hire amazing people who want your job!)

Some of our favorite quotes from this ep are …

Podcast Ep 50 Highlights With Liz Vaccariello

  • How she makes time for an intense work schedule, her family, and her own health. 
  • The best piece of advice she ever received about motherhood.
  • How to talk to kids about current events.
  • The challenges of raising her daughters in the age of social media (one of whom has her own YouTube channel).
  • Talking about health and fitness with your kids to set a positive example.
  • The need for sleep!
  • How she shares the parenting responsibilities with her husband.
  • Her “aha moments” regarding posting pictures of her kids on social media.

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