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Every week, Jessica Dahlquist interviews different moms who share their motherhood journeys and the lessons they've learned along the way. Extraordinary moms are not perfect, but at the root of everything they do is love and an intention to help their kids to develop and thrive in a happy and loving environment. Every mom is welcome here. Let's learn from one another!

Every week, Jessica Dahlquist interviews different moms who share their motherhood journeys and the lessons they've learned along the way. Extraordinary moms are not perfect, but at the root of everything they do is love and an intention to help their kids to develop and thrive in a happy and loving environment. Every mom is welcome here. Let's learn from one another!
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Every week, Jessica Dahlquist interviews different moms who share their motherhood journeys and the lessons they've learned along the way. Extraordinary moms are not perfect, but at the root of everything they do is love and an intention to help their kids to develop and thrive in a happy and loving environment. Every mom is welcome here. Let's learn from one another!

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Episodes

Episode 29: International Mothering and Mental Health with Katie Rossler

7/16/2019
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My guest today is Katie Rossler. Chatting all the way from Germany, Katie is a licensed counselor and mom of 2. She is sharing today about her experience parenting and birthing children in Germany. You’ll be shocked by the differences! It’ll make you want to move! We also talk about …

Episode 28: Walking with Faith with Emily Norton

7/9/2019
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Today my guest is the truly extraordinary, Emily Norton. You might have seen the videos of her husband walking across the stage at his college graduation or walking down the aisle to his bride, following a football injury that left him in a wheelchair. My conversation with Emily literally left …

Episode 27: Military Appreciation with Erin Low

7/2/2019
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Today my guest is military spouse, Erin Low. If I’ve learned anything from our military experience, it’s that when your spouse is in the military, the whole family is in the military. Erin is not only the spouse of military dentist, living all around the world, but also an extraordinary …

Episode 26: Dealing with Childhood Anxiety with Austin

6/25/2019
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Today I have a very special guest, my son Austin. Austin is a first grader, who experienced a lot of anxiety and separation struggles last year after we moved to a new city mid-year. It was his idea to want to share his experience with getting through that challenging time, …

Episode 25: Finding Hope in Loss with Sadie Seibt

6/18/2019
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Today my guest is Sadie Seibt. We are discussing her journey with infertility, loss, military life, and so much more. She is a bright light talking about some hard stuff and I know you will learn so much about the behind the scenes of challenges like these. You’re going to …

Episode 24: Caretaking Vs. Caregiving with Elizabeth Adams

6/11/2019
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Today my guest is Elizabeth Adams. She is a mom to grow children and now she’s in a season where she is caring for her parents and her in-laws. She has learned a lot from the experience and she has written a book to help educate others on caring for …

Episode 23: How to Cultivate a Good Life with Becky Proudfit

6/4/2019
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Today my guest is Becky Proudfit. She is an awesome mom, businesswoman, and podcaster at Cultivate a Good Life. We’re talking about what a good life looks like to her in the good times and in the challenging times, and what she’s learned about perspective. She has tons of insight …

Episode 22: Spending a Life Changing Year on a Sailboat with 5 Kids with Emily Orton

5/28/2019
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Today’s guest is Emily Orton. She is a mom of 5, including a daughter with Down Syndrome, and today we are talking about how their family took off on a sailing adventure from the Caribbean to NY with no previous sailing experience! (other than their prep for this trip). She …

Episode 21: An Unexpected Mindfulness Practice with Lisa Funk

5/21/2019
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Lisa Funk is my guest today and her wisdom and story inspired me beyond expectations. She is an extraordinary mom and business owner who started her Handlettered Design Business as a way to help her rise out of her season of depression and anxiety. What started as a tool for …

Episode 20: What I Only Could have Learned from My Mom with Camille Ward

5/14/2019
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Today my guest is the amazing Camille Ward. Camille is one of the hosts of the awesome podcast Family Looking Up. It’s a fun and informative podcast that never disappoints. But today we are getting a behind the scenes look at Camille’s childhood and what she learned from caring for …

Episode 19: Emotion Coaching with Georgia Anderson

5/7/2019
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My guest today is the amazing Georgia Anderson of Know How Mom! She’s incredible! Her wisdom, her life experience after raising 4 children and blending her family with 3 step-children, and just the light she shares… this conversation is incredible. She helps me with one of my children who has …

Episode 18: Life is What You Make of It with SollyBaby Founder Elle Rowley

4/30/2019
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My guest today is the amazing Elle Rowley, founder of the incredible baby wrap SollyBaby. She is a powerhouse in the most graceful and intentional way. I loved our conversation today about her motherhood journey, building her business, how celebs have gotten their hands on her wraps, and how life …

Episode 17: From Wanting to End her Life to Finding Meaning Again with Founder of Simple and Blush Erin Titensor

4/23/2019
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My guest today is the vibrant Erin Titensor, mom of two and founder of Simple and Blush. Anyone looking at Erin would think she has everything going for her… but today she’s sharing how her journey has been far from smooth and how she has battled mental health struggles and …

Episode 16: Living with MS as a Single Mom with Jessica Peterson

4/16/2019
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Today my guest is Jessica Peterson. She’s amazing. She’s a single mom of three, who also lives with MS. In the fall, she was also involved in a very serious car accident, so to say she understands how to deal with challenges in an understatement. Today’s conversation is so incredible …

Episode 15: Have More Fun with MOPS CEO Mandy Arioto

4/9/2019
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Mandy Arioto is International CEO of MOPS and is known to thousands worldwide as a lively storyteller, a force of hope, and an audacious risk-taker. In her new book, Have More Fun: How to Be Remarkable, Stop Feeling Stuck, and Start Enjoying Life (on sale TODAY!). We talk about her motherhood journey, how she …

Episode 14: Why Did I Change the Name of the Podcast Back?

4/2/2019
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You may have noticed, the podcast is back to being called Extraordinary Moms Podcast. Today I’m sharing more about the WHY behind that decision. It’s not one I took lightly, but since making the shift I feel so good about it and it feels so much truer to my mission. …

Episode 13: Nothing Down About Down Syndrome with Oakley Peterson

3/26/2019
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Today my guest is Oakley Peterson. She’s an amazing mom of three, including her son Welles who has Down Syndrome. She’s talking about her unique upbringing (think all-girl sister band!), finding out her child has Down Syndrome, helping support one of her other children with big emotions, and more. She’s …

Episode 12: Approaching Life and Motherhood with Gentleness with Caitlin Connolly

3/19/2019
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My guest today is the talented Caitlin Connolly. Caitlin is an amazing artist, and mom of twins! She shares with me today about her journey with infertility, IVF, having her twins, and pursuing her artistic passion. She shares a lot about approaching transitions with gentleness and it’s a message I …

Episode 11: Incorporating More Rest in your Life with Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith

3/12/2019
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My guest today is Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith. She is an internal medicine doctor and an author who speaks on the topic of rest. She has identified 7 areas of rest that many people are deficient in. By identifying the areas we are lacking, we can dramatically improve physical symptoms and …

Episode 10: Intentional Memory Making with Jessica Smartt

3/5/2019
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Today my guest is Jessica Smartt. Jess tells the story of how memory making became a larger focus in their family. She also wrote a book called “Memory Making Mom“. Be sure to check out her book to learn more about this journey and how you can incorporate this intention …