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How is she recording the phone calls?
This most likely violates wiretapping laws as to you, because you don't consent to the recordings and a minor does not have the capacity to consent to being recorded. Further than that, the judge ordered that she was to stop recording the phone calls, whether or not the mediator advised her to continue doing so. A mediator doesn't make orders.
The judge may agree with the mediator that it is somehow in the child's best interest to record the phone calls. The alternate argument would be that she was ordered to refrain from doing so and is therefore in contempt of a court order. Further, recording the phone calls interferes with the parent's ability to communicate openly with the child and develop a relationship in private. I can't say what this particular judge will do, but those are the opposing arguments.
I hope this information is helpful. Please let me know if you have any follow up questions.