Alex Spitz, Educator and Founder of New Mom School

IN TODAY’S EPISODE, WE ARE TALKING TO PARENT EDUCATOR AND THE FOUNDER AND CEO OF NEW MOM SCHOOL, ALEXANDRA SPITZ.

ALEXANDRA FOUNDED THE NEW MOM SCHOOL, A PIONEERING POSTNATAL EDUCATION PROGRAM EMPOWERING NEW MOTHERS IN NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, AND SOON IN LOCATIONS ACROSS THE U.S. FUELED BY HER PASSION FOR NEWBORNS, PSYCHOLOGY, AND THE POWER OF CONNECTION, SHE CREATED A HAVEN FOR MOTHERS – AN OPEN, VULNERABLE, AND SAFE SPACE FOCUSING ON A MOM-FIRST APPROACH TO THE FOURTH TRIMESTER.

NEW MOM SCHOOL BELIEVES IN THE STRENGTH OF COMMUNITY, WHERE NEW MOMS LEARN, SHARE, AND GROW TOGETHER, BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN SCIENCE-BACKED EDUCATION AND THE POWER OF GENUINE HUMAN CONNECTION TO HEAL WOUNDS, NURTURE DREAMS, AND FOSTER RESILIENCE.

in this episode:

[01:56] ASHA’S ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME EXPERIENCE WITH THE NEW MOM SCHOOL.

[02:55] ALEXANDRA TAKES US BACK TO HER CHILDHOOD.

[08:20] HOW EARLY DID ALEXANDRA NOTICE THERE WAS SOMETHING DIFFERENT ABOUT HER FAMILY STRUCTURE VERSUS THOSE OF THE KIDS AROUND HER?

[14:01] ALEXANDRA TALKS ABOUT BEING WITH DEPRESSION DURING HER PRE-TEEN YEARS AND GETTING TREATMENT.

[19:02] HAVING HONEST CONVERSATIONS WITH OUR KIDS TODAY.

[20:57] WHAT WAS ALEXANDRA’S RELATIONSHIP WITH HER OLDER BROTHER?

[24:40] HOW WAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOR ALEXANDRA? WAS SHE ALSO WORKING AT THE TIME?

[25:56] DID ALEXANDRA FEEL PRESSURE TO CREATE A SPECIFIC CAREER?

[30:24] AFTER STUDYING PSYCHOLOGY, ALEXANDRA HAD TRUST ISSUES WITH FRIENDS INTO ADULTHOOD.

[37:03] WHAT CAME NEXT FOR ALEXANDRA AFTER SCHOOL?

[41:13] HOW DID TRANSITIONING FROM WORKING AT FRED SIEGEL, GETTING MARRIED, AND STARTING THE NEW MOM SCHOOL FEEL FOR ALEXANDRA?

[44:05] HOW SOON AFTER GETTING MARRIED DID ALEXANDRA START HAVING BABIES? WHAT INSPIRED HER TO START THE NEW SCHOOL?

[50:25] THE SHOCK AND NEWNESS OF BECOMING A MOM.

[53:51] “WHEN I WAS PREGNANT, I FELT LIKE I WAS PUT ON THIS EARTH TO BE A MOM. BUT NOW THAT I’VE CREATED THIS, I’VE REALIZED THAT I WAS ACTUALLY PUT ON EARTH TO STRUGGLE AS A MOM SO THAT I COULD HELP OTHERS.” – ALEXANDRA

[55:53] BEING A PART OF A COMMUNITY OF SUPPORT FOR POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION.

[59:11] THE FAST FIVE QUESTIONS.

[01:07:03] WHAT WAS ONE TRAIT OR QUALITY ALEXANDRA HAD AS A YOUNG PERSON THAT SHE DIDN’T APPRECIATE THEN, BUT LOVES ABOUT HERSELF NOW?

about Alex Spitz

ALEXANDRA SPITZ IS THE FOUNDER OF NEW MOM SCHOOL, A CERTIFIED PARENT EDUCATOR, AND A MOM OF TWO. ESTABLISHED IN 2012, NEW MOM SCHOOL WAS FUELED BY ALEXANDRA’S PASSION FOR NEWBORNS, PSYCHOLOGY, AND THE POWER OF CONNECTION. ALEXANDRA SET OUT TO CREATE A RESOURCE THAT DIDN’T EXIST BUT WISHED HAD WHEN SHE ENTERED MOTHERHOOD – AN OPEN AND VULNERABLE SAFE SPACE THAT FOCUSED ON A MOM-FIRST APPROACH IN THE 4TH TRIMESTER.

NEW MOM SCHOOL IS A PLACE WHERE NEW MOMS CAN LEARN, SHARE, AND GLOW TOGETHER. FROM HER OWN EXPERIENCES AND A THIRST FOR KNOWLEDGE, SHE CURATED A PROGRAM THAT COMBINES SCIENCE-BACKED EDUCATION AND THE POWER OF COMMUNITY. IT’S A PLACE WHERE YOU’LL FIND REAL TALK, GENUINE SUPPORT, AND THE CONFIDENCE TO GLOW DURING THE ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME EXPERIENCE OF BECOMING A MOM.

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