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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 285: What’s Happening with the Podcast?

11/30/2018
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In 2019 you’re going to notice some changes to the podcast. Including, a new name! Tune in today to learn about what’s going on, and what else I’m releasing in December/January that will help you to believe more in your own story and how extraordinary YOU are! Connect with Jessica: …

Episode 284: Living a Vibrant Life with Charity Lighten

11/27/2018
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Today is my final guest of the year, and it’s a good one. My guest today is Charity Lighten. I’ve followed Charity for a while and man is she inspiring. Show Notes: Follow Charity on Instagram Check out her amazing, quality supplements: www.silverfernbrand.com And here’s the site for info on her …

Episode 283: A Goodbye and Mom Talk with My Dear Friends

11/20/2018
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I’m moving in a few weeks from a place I’ve grown to love. I wanted to sit down one last time with my best friends to hear about their journeys and learn from their incredible wisdom. See below for my cast of characters: …

Episode 282: One Way We Strengthened Our Marriage with Jessica and Pete Dahlquist

11/16/2018
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Today my guest is my husband, Pete, and we’re sharing about something we’ve done recently to strengthen our marriage. It only takes 5 minutes a day, but I guarantee it will increase your fondness for your partner. The book we listened to was this. This Show is sponsored by… Modcloth …

Episode 281: Believing You’re a Great Mom with Kathleen Whiting

11/13/2018
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Today my guest is the extraordinary Kathleen Whiting. Kathleen first came onto my radar when I began following her daughter Terah and her daughter Indy’s battle with cancer. You can listen to Terah on the show here. As I followed along with their hospital stay, a vibrant woman kept appearing, …

Episode 280: Rising from Poverty and Raising 7 Kids as a Single Mom with Rachel Martin

11/6/2018
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Today my guest is the incredible Rachel Martin. After living in poverty and facing dramatic financial stress, she proactively sought to change her family’s trajectory. Not only that, she has 7 children and she is currently a single mom. Amazing doesn’t even begin to describe her movie-like story. I was …

Episode 279: Four Books I HIGHLY Recommend, and a Chat with Author Hayley Morgan

11/2/2018
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Today my guest is author, Hayley Morgan. She’s sharing about her new book “Preach to Yourself”, and we are chatting about how we can merge the disconnect between our head and our heart, and really live into what we know is true. Such a fantastic book! I also want to …

Episode 278- Losing Her Son and Promoting Compassion with Brittni Schroeder

10/30/2018
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My guest today is the incredible Brittni Schroeder. You’ll probably want to get your tissues, but rest assures we don’t focus on the tragic aspect of Brittni’s story for long. We focus mostly on the intention she puts towards motherhood, especially since losing her son Gage in a tragic accident. She’s …

Episode 277- Breast Cancer Awareness with Julie Hernandez and Dr. Michele Ley

10/26/2018
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Today my guest is breast cancer survivor Julie Hernandez and her doctor Dr. Michele Ley. They are both Breast Cancer Survivors!!!! We are talking about their journeys, prevention, and what they’ve learned from this experience walking through cancer. They are brave, wise, and shed light on a topic that needs …

Episode 276- Teaching Our Kids to Be Strong and Protect the Weak with Kristi Hayes

10/23/2018
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Today my guest is the amazing Kristi Hayes, who started the organization Be Strong Story. It all started with a simple lunchbox note her husband wrote for her son, and it forever changed the mission of their family. She also has an awesome pre-motherhood professional life that we talk about …

Episode 275: “A Look in the Mirror at Motherhood” by Jessica Dahlquist

10/19/2018
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Today I’m reading an essay I wrote a while back on the amazing website Power of Moms, about an experience I had simply looking in the mirror. It really reframed how I viewed my life and motherhood experience and I wanted to share it with you today. You can also …

Episode 274: Divorce, Loss, Adoption and Seeking Joy with Nikki Harmon

10/16/2018
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My guest today is the truly extraordinary Nikki Harmon. Nikki and I are childhood friends, and I’m so grateful we reconnected for this interview. Nikki is a marriage and family therapist and jokes that she’s the marriage therapist that can’t stay married. We talk about her divorces, being a single …

Episode 273: What I Learned About Motherhood from Professional Athletes

10/12/2018
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This episode might seem a little strange, but stay with me. I’ve listened to a lot of interviews with professional athletes lately, and the more I hear them talk about pursuing excellence and improving at their craft, the more I saw comparable similarities in motherhood. While we’re not making the …

Episode 272: Choosing Happiness with Alli Worthington

10/9/2018
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Today my guest is Alli Worthington. Alli is releasing a new book centered around the topic of happiness, so today we are chatting about her motherhood journey, how happiness has evolved over the years, and how she endured challenging times (like homelessness) with hope and perspective. She’s wise and fun …

Episode 271: Meal Planning and Making Dinner Happen with Tiffany King

10/5/2018
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Today my guest is Tiffany King. She’s a cookbook author, blogger, and mom and today we are chatting about meal planning, prioritizing dinner with your family, and her favorite meals to serve her family in busy seasons of life! Show Notes: Eat at Home website Eat at Home Facebook page …

Episode 270: Body Image and Owning the Life You’re Living with Ashley Reeves

10/2/2018
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Today my guest is Ashley Reeves, of Ashley’s Fresh Fix. Ashley is an amazing mom of four, has an incredible online presence and business online, she’s a cheerleader of women, and all around the friend you want to have! We’re hearing more about her motherhood journey, how she has come to …

Episode 269: My Favorite Inspirational Follows on Social Media

9/26/2018
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Today I wanted to share some of my favorite people to follow online, who serve as great examples, inspirations, and who provide great practical ideas for me to implement in my home. So, maybe you’ll gain some new meaningful follows today: @wanderandscout @kellyejensen @homegrowntraditions @simplyonpurpose @nothingdownaboutit @minutewithmads @organizinghabits @funcheaporfree @msrachelhollis, …

Episode 268: Infertility and Adoption with Amy Jackson

9/25/2018
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Today my guest is Amy Jackson. Amy is an extraordinary mom of four, who shares today about her journey through infertility and adoption. She is so wise and I love hearing what she learned from her challenges. She actually nominated the birth mom of her daughter on a past Mom …

Episode 267: Sleep Questions ANSWERED with Marietta Paxson

9/21/2018
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Today my guest is giving the ultimate gift to moms everywhere… SLEEP! Marietta shares about her own motherhood journey, her struggle with postpartum depression and sleep issues, and how she now coaches other women to get their babies sleeping through the night. She gives so much practical advice, but I …

Episode 266: Five Kids in Five Years While Working with Courtney Dana

9/18/2018
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Today my guest is Courtney Dana. She is the mom of five kids and five years, she works outside the home, and she’ overall just a really intentional, loving mom. We chat about how life has changed since the chaos of toddlerhood, how she accepts each of her children just …