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Episode 59 // 25 quick, practical tips for your family’s year: build a happy marriage, peaceful home, and a great relationship with your kids

What are we talking about today? In the chaos of real life, sometimes all a busy Christian mom really wants are a few good tips and tricks to make her family life a little bit better.  Sure, you can set big and ambitious goals for your family. That’s great! But if you’re feeling a little …

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Episode 58 // 9 lessons from Jesus’ life about how we can (and should!) love our people well in the modern world

What are we talking about today? What does Jesus’ life teach us about Christian family relationships in the modern world? He is the only one who can love perfectly, so let’s try to follow him. In today’s episode, we’ll look at his principles, strategies, and actions for loving his people well, and apply them to …

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Episode 57 // My 10 favorite books, tools, and free resources (aka… gift ideas!) from marriage to biblical worldview and beyond

What are we talking about today? In today’s episode, I’m sharing my top 10 list of recommended resources for busy Christian moms. As a family therapist, I often get asked about my recommendations for books, tools, or ideas to help women strengthen their family relationships. Most of them are free, others are definitely low-cost… and …

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Episode 56 // What to do while you’re waiting for God to do a miracle in your family, life, or church

What are we talking about today? We all have seasons of waiting for God to act – but sometimes it is far more intense, important, and emotionally difficult. So how do we wait well? That’s our conversation today. My goal in today’s episode is that you will walk away feeling encouraged and strengthened in your …

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Episode 55 // 7 family discipleship strategies to teach your children how to love others, give back, and make an impact

What are we talking about today? Do you want to raise children who love God, help others, and make an impact in this crazy world? I am confident that your answer is YES! This is what we all want as moms.  If we want this to happen, we know that we need to be intentional …

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Episode 54 // How to enjoy a family gathering without all the family drama, anger issues, and conflict.

What are we talking about today? There is something about the holidays that can bring up old baggage, hard emotions… all the family holiday drama.  As you approach the holidays, or any other big family gathering, are you starting to feel stressed or worried about what’s going to come out? As a family counselor, I …

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Episode 53 // How the Gospel changes us, shapes our family life, and brings us peace and happiness.

Find spiritual growth as you live out the gospel of Jesus

What are we talking about today? The truth of the gospel changes our lives. But how?  If we want spiritual growth that gives us the peace and joy Jesus promises, we must understand the fullness of the gospel.  Today, we’re looking at the book of Colossians to better understand… what is the gospel? How is …

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Episode 52 // Enjoy a meaningful, low-stress holiday season by giving your family these 3 gifts… and none of it is “stuff.”

What are we talking about today? I love the holiday season. Many of us do! The problem is, they sometimes get so busy, so filled with stress, so focused on the gifts and the stuff and the family obligations… we don’t get to really enjoy our people during this important time of year.  No more. …

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Episode 51 // Do you have an attitude of GRATITUDE? Let’s look at 6 practical benefits of gratitude, plus 3 action steps to help you be a more thankful person.

What are we talking about today? Do you have a heart of grumbling or a heart of gratitude? (Does that question make you cringe just a bit?) I don’t care if you are a pessimist or an optimist. Christians are called to be thankful people. And you know what? In God’s goodness, we experience so …

Episode 51 // Do you have an attitude of GRATITUDE? Let’s look at 6 practical benefits of gratitude, plus 3 action steps to help you be a more thankful person. Read More »

Episode 50 // Marriage & Motherhood… why it’s so hard, why it matters so much, and my #1 tip for doing it all well.

What are we talking about today? Has your marriage ever been a struggle? What about your motherhood These two incredibly important relationships are sometimes much harder than we expect! We often feel alone in that struggle, but my friend, you are not alone. Today we’re being real and vulnerable together to talk about the hard parts …

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