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Apr 10, 2019

Val and I chat about:

  • Why it’s so hard for moms to make friends.
  • Why moms shouldn’t use their kids as a crutch or excuse to keep us from the things God has called us to do.
  • Her new books, Grumpy Mom Takes A Holiday and Fresh Start for Moms

“I just don't want to write friendship off in this season of motherhood....


Apr 9, 2019

One of the questions I get most often about how to parent tweens and teens well. On this episode of the podcast, Connie Albers, author of Parenting Beyond The Rule shares the tips and tricks that worked for her.

Here’s my favorite quote that really sums up this whole episode.

“People say my children are different....


Feb 26, 2019

In this episode we talked about: 

  • Alexa's surprise of being pregnant with twin girls, who they would later find out suffer from a common disease, Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS), which ultimately led to the loss of one twin baby girl. 
  • The loss of Alexa’s baby affecting her relationship and faith...


Feb 8, 2019

One of the things that surprised me the most about motherhood was honestly, how complicated it is. I’ll be honest, I brought a lot of baggage into motherhood, from my childhood and from my own mom’s motherhood story.  As it turns out, they way you were mothered influences your own motherhood journey on both sides....


Jan 15, 2019

Today on the show I am welcoming Michelle DeRusha, an internet friend I’ve long admired. Her new book, True You is available now in stores everywhere (and you NEED to read it).

Links Mentioned On The Show:

Educated: A Memoir, by Tara Westover

Ann Kroeker, Writing Coach podcast

Kimberly Coyle – one of Michelle’s...