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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 258: Being CEO of Your Home with Kristin Andrus

8/14/2018
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Today my guest is the incredible and energetic Kristin Andrus. I have long admired Kristin for not only her ability to juggle 6 kids, including twin two-year-old boys but also her ability to prioritize her life in a way that includes her passions like fitness and food. We have the …

Episode 257: Adventuring with a Child with Special Needs with Paige Flamm

8/7/2018
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Today my guest is amazing Paige Flamm. When she found out her daughter had special needs, she wondered what life would look like… could they still travel and be outdoors like they once enjoyed? Could they still have a social life? Would she know how to “positive parent” her in …

Episode 256: Identifying Post-Partum Depression in Yourself When You are a Mental Health Professional with Stefani Reinold

7/31/2018
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Today my guest is the incredible, Stefani Reinold. She’s a board Certified Psychiatrist, maternal mental health expert, anti-diet and body image specialist, author, speaker, podcast host, Army wife and mother of 2. She’s also the founder of Not the Typical Mom: a lifestyle brand dedicated to helping moms break free from …

Episode 255: How Do You View Yourself as a Mom?

7/27/2018
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How do you view yourself as a mom? And the followup question is, and how does that view impact the way you think and behave as a mom? We are in control of our thoughts and those thoughts lead to certain emotions. If you are constantly feeling guilty as a …

Episode 254: Talking with Your Kids About Race with Dorena Willamson

7/24/2018
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Today my guest is the dynamic, Dorena Williamson. Dorena is a children’s book author and we are covering the topic of talking to your kids about race on today’s episode. I tried to ask all the questions you or I might want to ask, but might be too afraid to …

Episode 253: What’s Your Brand of Motherhood? with Alison Faulkner

7/20/2018
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Alison Faulkner is the branding queen, as she helps other businesses to find their WHY, own their personal brand message, and share it with the world! Today we are not only sharing about some of the work she does, including the re-launch of her incredible Audio Courses, about working with …

Episode 252: Eating Disorder Awareness with McCall Dempsey

7/17/2018
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Today my guest is McCall Dempsey. We cover a lot of ground in this interview, as we discuss her battle with an eating disorder, her daughter’s diagnosis with cancer, and her founding of a nonprofit that promotes eating disorder awareness. Even if you’ve never had an eating disorder, this is …

Episode 251: Q&A with Jessica Lamb

7/13/2018
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Today Jessica Lamb is back for another Q&A episode, answering some of her most commonly asked questions. Her insights are always spot on. These are the questions we’ll be covering: My child is clingy or preferential to one parent. What if my spouse and I aren’t on the same page …

Episode 250: Parenting a Differently Wired Child with Debbie Reber

7/10/2018
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Today my guest is Debbie Reber. Debbie is a mom of one son, who she describes as “differently wired.” As she navigated both the social and education paths of helping him to succeed, she has learned a lot that we can now all learn from as we try to meet …

Re-Launch- Episode 187: Why I Don’t Chase My Bolting Child

7/6/2018
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I wanted to re-launch this awesome episode because if you’re like me, summer is wearing you thin and you might be dealing with some additional misbehavior simply because you are spending more hours together. I had a problem with my two year old bolting in public and I learned a …

Episode 249: My Experience as a Military Wife

7/6/2018
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Today I’m sharing about my experience as a military spouse. I never dreamed this would be my life, but here we are and I’m so grateful for all the lessons I’ve learned in this wild journey. Tune in to find out a little more about our story. Connect with Jessica: …

Episode 248: Having QUADRUPLETS and Military Life Abroad with Rachel Buechele

7/3/2018
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Today my conversation is the with AMAZING Rachel Buechele, who is not only a military wife abroad, but she is also a mom to QUINTUPLETS! In honor of the Fourth of July, I wanted to hear from a military mom that is really sacrificing and supporting her husband in his …

Episode 247: Postpartum Yoga and Rebuilding Your Core with Catherine Middlebrooks

6/29/2018
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Today I’m chatting with Catherine Middlebrooks, founder of the website brbyoga.com. This yoga system is designed for postpartum women hoping to strengthen their core and rebuild their pelvic floor. We also talk at length about selling her home and traveling in an RV around the country with her family. It’s …

Episode 246: Down Syndrome, Cancer, and Finding Joy with Terah Jones

6/26/2018
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Today my guest is the amazing Terah Jones. I was first captivated by Terah’s darling pictures of her cue Indy Llew on Instagram, and when I found out about her most recent battle with cancer, I have been completely drawn in by their story. You see, this conversation today …

Episode 245: Recovering from a TBI After Falling off a Cliff with Extraordinary Kid Abby Ward

6/22/2018
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It’s our first Extraordinary Kid Episode! Today my guest is the incredible Abby Ward. Abby’s mom Janie was on the show last year, speaking about her daughters 70 foot fall off a cliff while hiking, and her recovery from extreme injuries. Now, Abby is here speaking for herself about the …

Episode 244: Loving Others as They Are with Nina Brostrom

6/19/2018
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Today my guest is the amazing Nina Brostrom. Nina is a mom of four boys, some of whom have ADHD. In this conversation, we talk about the struggles of some of her kids, her own battle with control, and in the second half we talk about how her brother coming out …

Episode 243: Losing His Wife and Loving Again with Daniel Brooker

6/15/2018
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Happy Father’s Day to all the incredible dads out there. Today, we are hearing from an Extraordinary Dad, Daniel Brooker. You might remember his now wife, Brittany Price, from episode 138, where she shared about becoming a widow, enduring that difficult time, and then finding love again. Well, Daniel was …

Episode 242: Divorce, Finding Your Strength, Organization, and More with Lori Schegel

6/12/2018
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Today my guest is the incredible Lori Schlegel. We cover a lot of ground in this episode as she very bravely shares about going through a difficult divorce, finding her inner strength, starting her own organization business, and her recent remarriage, which made her an instant step-mom to three additional …

Episode 241: Foster Care with Stephanie Nelson

6/8/2018
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In keeping with the foster care theme, I’m speaking with Stephanie Nelson, an extraordinary mom who has provided a home for several foster care children over the years, and now she is in the process of adopting her current foster child! This interview will give you better insight into the …

Episode 240: Supporting Foster Families with Susan Ramirez

6/5/2018
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Today, my conversation is with the incredible woman behind Austin Angels, Susan Ramirez. I can’t believe she’s on the show! Susan saw a need in the foster care community for additional support for the families who take in foster children. So, she took her drive and experience from her corporate …