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Episode 62 // Dealing with that burst of mom anger… What to do after you’ve yelled at your kids (and a few ideas to stop it from happening in the first place)

What are we talking about today? Mom guilt, mom anger, mom anxiety… there can be a lot of stress involved in motherhood! We love our kiddos so much. There is a lot of emotion involved in loving them well.  And sometimes, that emotion boils over and we wind up yelling at our kids. We don’t …

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Episode 60 // What if you’re the only one trying? 5 steps to setting goals and creating change in your family relationships.

What are we talking about today? Whatever your goals are for this year, I hope that you have a high priority on building or maintaining godly family relationships. We sometimes put a lot of pressure on ourselves to create meaningful goals, to stick with our New Years resolutions, or to change problems in our family …

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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 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 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. …

Episode 52 // Enjoy a meaningful, low-stress holiday season by giving your family these 3 gifts… and none of it is “stuff.” 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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Episode 48 // Want more quality time with your kids? Here are my 5 secret weapons to finding those great bonding moments.

What are we talking about today? You want to have great relationship with your kids. Of course you do! But does it sometimes feel like it’s a shot in the dark to enjoy real, deep quality time with your kids? We sometimes try so hard to make it happen, and it’s really frustrating when that …

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Episode 46 // 12 tips to spice up your marriage… building intimacy OUTSIDE of the bedroom.

What are we talking about today? Intimacy is about so much more than what happens in the bedroom. I’ve been a marriage counselor for over 10 years now, and have seen the power of emotional, mental, and spiritual intimacy… in addition to, of course, physical intimacy! So let’s spice things up in our marriage today, …

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