In which we talk about resisting evil in the world with Emmy-nominated writer Kathryn Lee Moss. Listen Here
In which we discuss Jane’s beautiful books, her love of family, the critical importance of self-care for encouraging better brain health, the power of music to transform us for good, and more… Listen Here
In which we meet firecracker friend Whitney! You will be inspired! Listen here.
In which we learn about pursuing happi-nests and a second book in current production (about helping children steer away from inappropriate media) and I ask a singing question “What’s It All About Alfie?”…Listen here.
In which we learn more about Sunday planning, and other planning, with planning expert Retha Nichole, and we also learn that I have Covid! :D …. Listen Here
In which we meet Carrie, one of the most caring women you will ever know. We learn about how she and her good husband Tevis decided (at age 49) to bring eight more children into their forever family (they already had five). Yes! This is one episode you do not want to miss! Listen now
In which we learn that these website builders are not from Ireland ;D. We also learn about all the good Shane and Chauncy are developing to help you, should you ever want to homeschool, want someone else to homeschool, or you are currently homeschooling right now! Listen now.
In which faithful friend Carlyn discusses, you guessed it, faith! Listen Now
In which daughter Theresa and I discuss her freshman college experience at BYU. Listen Now
In which we discuss homeschooling challenges and blessings with dear friend Laurene. Listen Now
A solo episode to inspire mind, body and soul. Listen Now
In which two of the young adult daughters and their mom spend a lot of time laughing and sometimes sharing rants and raves vis a vis acquiring baby and toddler accouterments. Listen Now
In which… we discuss Gary Chapman’s iconic book, The Five Love Languages. Here wonderful Whitney and I share excitement about great ways to specifically communicate with our loved ones, in ways they can best understand! Listen Now
In which we celebrate on Whole Year of our twice a month podcast! We were recently ranked #19 on a podcast ranking of 80 “Moms” podcasts. Thanks, listeners! This podcast episode is from the early days. We’ve grown since then in a lot of ways, and we still have lots of growing to do. In part, the subtext of this episode follows the saying “Whatever you put into a child’s mind comes back 20 years later, with interest.” Best wishes to you and your family, from ours. Sending love and gratitude to you! Listen Now
It’s a mom/daughter snuggly chat about life in the trenches with toddlers and temptations to raise voices…. Listen Now
In which Betsy Boo and you know who discuss fab fav books and the importance and joy of reading in families. Listen Now
In which sisters Besty Betsy and Mary Joanne talk about handling conflict in families. How do you do that with toddlers? With teens? And (bonus) what is up with twins?! Listen Now
In which two sisters share a bucket of laughter and a lot of spontaneous songs. It’s unrehearsed and not every key is “on” (aka, there are off-key moments), but there is endless harmony in their silly, sincere, and special friendship. Listen in to laugh and learn more about the power and value of music in our homes and families. Listen now
An episode featuring two special guests: happiness! And daughter Rachel. Listen Now
This fun episode is a chat with Tessa Blackham, the illustrator for the books From a Small Seed, about the life of Elizabeth Hamilton, wife of Alexander Hamilton, and Monday is Wash Day. The illustrations for these books are delightful! We learn more about how Tessa chose to become an illustrator, about the creative process involved in her work, I learn the word “gouache” and we chat about some favorite children’s books. Listen Now
In which we chat with the delightful Joni Hilton, the world’s Youtube mom! Listen Here
In which we discuss nearly 40 years of marriage and eight children-whew! Listen Here
In which we hear daughters and mom chat about that “tingly” Christmas feeling and how we can bring more of it home. #withspecialfakeguestCaroltheChristmascrooner Listen Here
In which we are joined by Laura Bush in being thankful for hard things. Listen Here
In which three friends (myself, and friends Theresa and Mary Pat) enjoy a front porch herbal tea party whilst discussing the value of deep female friendships. The joy! The joshing! The temptation to be jealous! We laugh a lot, we cry a little, we enjoy some delicious snacks (see one of them below). You don’t want to miss this one!
Easy snack to savor with your “sistas”: spread Costco’s cream cheese and cranberry/jalapeno dip on thinly sliced white bread, lightly toasted and cut into thirds. Even better-serve this on Pepperidge Farms “Harvest Wheat” crackers. Top with very thinly sliced cucumbers. Yum! Listen Here
In which we discuss the passage of loved ones into the next life, gain the perspective of one who deeply knows the topic, and we listen to a short eulogy about an excellent “soul model” Listen Here
This is the episode to learn about how this podcast got started. It’s also a tribute to some wonderful mothers, both fictional and non-fictional. And it’s a tribute to one very special mom. Listen Here
In which two of the daughters and their mom chat about questions like: “What factors help great sibling friendships work?”, “What advice would you offer to those seeking closer family friendships?” and “How did a handful of people in Europe find our baby podcast?” Bonjour! Listen Here
I love this interview. Warm and fuzzy and homey-like sitting down with a favorite older couple filled with light and wisdom and having a little chat-which is exactly what this was. Listen Here
In this episode, we discuss a few “Yoda words of wisdom” that have blessed us through the years. What has someone said to you that has impacted you for good? Listen Here