Welcome to our Podcast
Somos Padres is a parenting podcast created and hosted by husband and wife duo,
Paulo Menchaca and Yesenia Mendoza-Menchaca.
In this episode Yesenia takes on the question of whether or not parenting is a selfish act. Listen in as she reflects on the answer to this question for herself and normalizes her counter intuitive answer. As usual, there will be homework! Don’t forget to use #somospadresseries to share your response, provide any input or […]
In response to the separation of children from their parents at the border, in this fourth installment of the Somos Padres Summer Series Yesenia takes on one aspect of inequality that is rarely talked about: the inequality in our homes. Get ready to reckon with the type of inequality that you as a parent have […]
In this episode Yesenia introduces the ideas of conditional and unconditional parenting. Have you ever wondered if you are communicating unconditional or conditional love thru your parenting? Does it matter? Yesenia also makes the case for why it is important to always keep moving towards unconditionality. Get ready to think about parenting thru another lens […]
In this episode Yesenia takes on the first official topic of the summer series: Discipline. Listen in as she reckons with the original definition of the word and breaks it down to the root! She also goes over last weeks homework and dishes out some new homework for Week #2. Don’t forget to use #somospadresseries […]
In this episode Yesenia launches a 9-week Summer Series on Deconstructing Parenting. Listen to the first introductory episode to hear why Yesenia decided to do this series, why she thinks its important to deconstruct parenting, what the series will cover and what format to expect. Next week the first topic up is Discipline!
In this episode Paulo and Yesenia give us an update on their lives including what they are currently reading (articles), currently exploring (breathwork) and currently listening to (podcast). Paulo also shares how listening to episode 19 on healing motherhood had him reflecting on his own relationship with his parents. You do not want to miss […]