Today I am honored to have Ruth Schwenk join us to talk about seasons of anxiety. In recent years Ruth has faced multiple miscarriages as well as her husband's cancer diagnosis. She faced all this while homeschooling her children, writing books, and leading The Better Mom online community. (that's a lot!) Through all of this, Ruth has leaned deeply into her faith to discover that God becomes most real when you need Him the most. She also points out that it doesn't always take a
Hi Friends! I'm so excited to share today's interview with you! This episode is for anyone who either has a child with special needs, or knows someone who does. (Pretty sure that is everyone!) This topic was born out of my own desire to be a better friend; to not let my lack of knowledge or awkwardness get in the way of better supporting my friends who have kids with special needs. I'm pretty sure I am not not alone in all of this, and I'm so grateful Sandra Peoples
Aloha Friends! So, if you're a military spouse...or a single parent...or have ever felt like you're carrying the load of parenting on your own, (and haven't we all at some point?) this episode is for you. I am so excited to share this encouraging chat with Jen McDonald in today's episode. Jen raised her four children while moving all over the world, oftentimes with her husband deployed or traveling. She knows what it's like to juggle kids without a spouse
Aloha!! Well, May is flying by and though we may not be out of quarantine yet, most of us are starting to see the FINISH LINE for our school year...And that is a good feeling! To help us get to the finish line, today I have Robert Bortins, the CEO of Classical Conversations, on with me to share 27 Tips for ending the school year strong. I love this list and know that a lot of you will be encouraged by it as well! In the past couple of months I have been asked more than
Hey everyone! :) Happy Mother's Day Week! How are you doing? Today's Boy Mom Podcast episode is short and sweet...it's just ME wishing YOU all of the love in the world this Mother's Day. I am sharing a short reading from Boy Mom and mentioning a post that I think every Mom should read THIS WEEK. THEN, I've got a big announcement, AND I'm offering a Boy Mom Book GIVEAWAY! Enter to win down at the bottom --- ;) IMPORTANT NOTES-- BIG ANNOUNCEMENT:
Hey Friends! I'm finally here to answer a nice, long list of questions I have been gathering, especially since the quarantine. From suggestions on how to keep BOYS BUSY during this Pandemic, to why we homeschool...from tips for motivating young readers, to a mindset shift for reluctant Mom-chefs, and more! Luke joins me to respond to the topic of VIDEO GAMES, and Luke and Jonah both join me to answer an interesting question about what they did/didn't like about our parenting.
Today I am sharing an interview with someone I have been a fan of for years. Kristen Welch is the woman behind the popular blog, We Are THAT Family (great name, right?) as well as the author of some of my favorite books, like: Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World: How One Family Learned That Saying No Can Lead to Life's Biggest Ye*s and Raising World Changers in a Changing World: How One Family Discovered the Beauty of Sacrifice and the Joy of Giving.* (I highly
There is no doubt: The strength of our marriages will have a big effect on our kids. One of the greatest gifts we can give our kids is a healthy and secure marriage. This is such a special and important topic! After sharing part VI of my "What Moms Need Most" series on my blog, titled: MOMS NEED A HEALTHY MARRIAGE, (<-- click there to read it) I am beyond excited to get to share this podcast episode on marriage as well!! Note: If you happen to be a