Episode 36: Ericka Sylvester – Giving up Alcohol and Breaking the Stigma of being a Non-Drinker

Ericka Andersen Sylvester is a writer, author, podcaster and freelance extraordinaire. She also happens to be my sister. Ericka joins the show to talk about what she’s learned over the last few years about alcohol. She’s currently 8 months alcohol free with her sights set on a full year and in this episode she shares … Read moreEpisode 36: Ericka Sylvester – Giving up Alcohol and Breaking the Stigma of being a Non-Drinker

Episode 34: My husband Glenn Hein – Expert Tips from Non-Expert Parents

Today my husband Glenn joins me again for round two! If you haven’t listened to our first episode together on road tripping with kids, you can find it here in episode 28 of this podcast! In this episode we share about our (Glenn’s camping adventure with our two biggest kids and also give thoughts on … Read moreEpisode 34: My husband Glenn Hein – Expert Tips from Non-Expert Parents

Episode 32: Tessa Stuckey; Licensed Therapist – Cultural Influences Impacting our Teens

Tessa Stuckey is a licensed therapist working with teens and parents of teens. She is the author of  “For the Sake of our Youth” and also has a podcast that goes through the book chapter by chapter. In this episode we talk about 6 cultural influences Tessa has identified that are impacting our teens and … Read moreEpisode 32: Tessa Stuckey; Licensed Therapist – Cultural Influences Impacting our Teens

Episode 31: Ginny Yurich – More time outside helps our kids academically, socially, emotionally, and physically

Ginny Yurich is the founder of 1,000 Hours Outside which is a movement to get us all outside more. Ginny, the mother of five herself has created an amazing community over on instagram where she educates on the importance of outside time and how powerful it is. In this episode we talk about the importance … Read moreEpisode 31: Ginny Yurich – More time outside helps our kids academically, socially, emotionally, and physically

Episode 30: Sara Olsher – Talking with our Kids about Hard things – Divorce, Cancer and Life Changes

Sara Olsher shares solutions and tips for talking with kids about hard things like divorce, cancer diagnosis and other life changing circumstances. Sara, a mother herself has been through it all- she battled cancer and divorce all before she turned 35 with a daughter in tow. While the world around her was constantly changing, Sara … Read moreEpisode 30: Sara Olsher – Talking with our Kids about Hard things – Divorce, Cancer and Life Changes

Episode 29: Alissa Henry – A Love of Reading. What you should read next!

Alissa Henry is a TV host and former news anchor. She loves to read and run and is the mother of a three year old some. In this episode we talk about making time to read as a busy parent as well as tips for getting in more reading with our kids! Get your Good … Read moreEpisode 29: Alissa Henry – A Love of Reading. What you should read next!

Episode 23: Andrea Davis; Screen Time and Kids – Creating a Plan with Confidence

Andrea Davis from Better Screen Time join us today! Andrea is the mother of five and has been researching the effects screen time has on families for years now. Andrea considers her family a low-tech family who had to rethink their approach to screens. I love that Andrea’s message is not one of fear for … Read moreEpisode 23: Andrea Davis; Screen Time and Kids – Creating a Plan with Confidence

Episode 21: Nefertiti Austin – Motherhood so White: Race, Gender and Parenting in America

Nefertiti Austin is the mother of two, Professor and the author of memoir Motherhood so White: A Memoir of Race, Gender and Parenting in America. Her work has appeared in the “New York Times”, “Washington Post”, “Huffington Post”, “MUTHA”, “Gen Medium”, and many other publications. Nefertiti adopted both of her children through the foster care … Read moreEpisode 21: Nefertiti Austin – Motherhood so White: Race, Gender and Parenting in America

Episode 20: Zoie Hoffman – Goal Setting with Kids and Homework Tips

Zoie Hoffman from Hoffman Tutoring Group joins the podcast today to talk about goal setting and tips for helping kids with homework without the chaos. If we’ve learned one thing this year it’s that having kids home for virtual school is a challenge. Zoie gives us some tangible ways we can help our kids have … Read moreEpisode 20: Zoie Hoffman – Goal Setting with Kids and Homework Tips

Episode 18: Lisa Graft – Unmet expectations and identity outside of Motherhood

Lisa Graft is a beautiful soul who will encourage you to be exactly who YOU were created to be unapologetically. I knew when I sat down with Lisa that I would leave the conversation filled up with energy to pursue motherhood the way I was meant to. We all have different skills and passions and … Read moreEpisode 18: Lisa Graft – Unmet expectations and identity outside of Motherhood