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Episode 103 // Fighting fair, finding forgiveness, and handling conflict in your Christian marriage.

What are we talking about today? Ah, conflict. It is no fun! And it can destroy our peaceful home, happy family life, and the witness of our Christian marriage. As a marriage and family therapist, I have spent hundreds of hours helping couples work through conflict in all its various ways. So today, I’m outlining …

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Episode 102 // How to help your child if they are struggling with anxiety, worry, or fear

What are we talking about today? There is nothing worse as a mom than watching our kids struggle. And in today’s world, SO MANY of our kiddos are struggling with anxiety! Fear, worry, and anxiety are painful and difficult… but you CAN help your child manage these hard emotions.  Whether your child is a toddler …

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Episode 100 // Building family relationships as you walk through the many seasons of life: from celebration to sadness and everything in between

What are we talking about today? We all want happiness in life. We want peace, security, purpose, and fun. But we also promise in our wedding vows “in sickness and in health” for a reason.  Because life will throw curveballs at us.  Life will have its hard seasons. And the reality is, these are often …

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Episode 97 // Kids driving you crazy? Try these 10 quick actions to calm yourself down in 90 seconds or less.

What are we talking about today?  I know you love your kids, mama… and I also know that, sometimes, they drive you crazy. That’s just real life! And those feelings of impatience, frustration, and anger make sense. The question is, how do you handle those emotions in the moment? Yes, in an ideal world you’d …

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Episode 95 // Loving your people well even when you’re worn out, exhausted, and just not in the mood

What are we talking about today? Feeling tired, mama? You’re not alone! We ALL go through seasons of life where we are tired, worn out, and just plain don’t have the energy anymore.  And yet, even in those hard seasons, we don’t want our relationships to suffer. We don’t want to be cranky, grumpy, or …

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Episode 77 // Don’t let stress trigger your mom anger: Use my 6 step process to stay calm and keep a peaceful home even during stressful seasons

What are we talking about today? Isn’t stress fun? Wait. NO. It is never fun! But, it happens to all of us.  And typically, when we start to feel stressed, we also start to be more easily irritated, less calm, and we experience more conflict or struggle in our relationships. Whether it’s a day-to-day moment …

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Episode 76 // How to stop being passive aggressive and start expressing yourself with healthy communication in your marriage and parenting

What are we talking about today? Communication can be hard work. But it’s the centerpiece of great family relationships! And if passive aggressive behavior is present in your relationship, you simply cannot build the intimacy and closeness that you really want.  When we struggle with mom anger, fear of conflict, or anxiety about our relationships, …

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Episode 73 // Dealing with the messy house, cranky kids, and overwhelming seasons of life: 9 Super practical tips to live by GRACE and replace stress with SUCCESS as a busy mom

What are we talking about today? Have you ever felt overwhelmed? Of course you have! We’ve all been through those seasons of life. And if you aren’t feeling stressed and overwhelmed today, you will be sometime in the future… it’s a normal part of life.  It might be normal, but it definitely isn’t fun. When …

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Episode 70 // Self care makes you a better mom: Boost your family’s emotional wellness (and reduce that mom anger) with 15 minutes a day

What are we talking about today? What do you think about when I say… “self care.” Do you think it’s something selfish? That you’d never have time for it? Is it a buzzword that you’re not really even sure what it means? It is my goal with this podcast and blog that you will love …

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Episode 68 // Practical steps for reducing anxiety in our own heart and home… the biblical way

What are we talking about today? Ever struggled with feeling anxious? Of course you have. You’re human. You’re a mom. You live in a crazy and messed up world! But God tells us… don’t be anxious. About anything.  If you want to replace the anxiety in your heart with peace, dive into today’s episode. We’re …

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