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Join me as I ask all kinds of moms how they're struggling WELL. It's not entirely about parenthood or struggles though. It's funny too. I double-dog dare you to subscribe and then tell everyone you know.

Join me as I ask all kinds of moms how they're struggling WELL. It's not entirely about parenthood or struggles though. It's funny too. I double-dog dare you to subscribe and then tell everyone you know.
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Join me as I ask all kinds of moms how they're struggling WELL. It's not entirely about parenthood or struggles though. It's funny too. I double-dog dare you to subscribe and then tell everyone you know.

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English


Episodes

#212: Prospering in the Unplanned with Sheridan Voysey

11/18/2019
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Sheridan Voysey is a writer, speaker, and broadcaster on faith and spirituality. His other books include Resurrection Year: Turning Broken Dreams into New Beginnings, Resilient, and the award-winning Unseen Footprints . Sheridan is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 2 and other international networks, and has featured on BBC Breakfast, BBC News, Day of Discovery, and 100 Huntley Street. He is married to Merryn and lives and travels from Oxford, United Kingdom. WHAT WE CHAT...

Duration:00:57:24

#211: Struggling Sisters: Celebrate Well

11/11/2019
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It just seems like when we are celebrating we should actually be having FUN! This week, we talk about how to celebrate WELL. This one is packed full of laughs and some tears as we read some hilarious and heartbreaking listener emails and share nothing but love for the Pioneer Woman. We did a stash it or trash it and tried pumpkin spice spam and zombie skittles. WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT: Celebrating the holidays using the WELL framework - Wait, Expect, Listen, Lean In 7 steps to help you enjoy...

Duration:01:11:54

#210: Going Grumble-Free with Tricia Goyer

11/4/2019
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Tricia Goyer is a busy mom of ten, doting grandma, and wife to John. A USA Today bestselling author, Tricia has published seventy books and is a two-time Carol Award winner, as well as a Christy and ECPA Award Finalist. She is also on the blogging team at TheBetterMom.com and other homeschooling and Christian sites. Tricia is the founder of Hope Pregnancy Ministries and currently leads a teen MOPS Group in Little Rock, Arkansas. WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT: why Tricia became passionate about...

Duration:00:54:41

#209: October Problem Solved

10/28/2019
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This month we tackle business problems! We talk about budgeting, saving for college, and loans. Rebecky was also on the cusp of a citizens arrest AND a drug intervention in the parking lot she was recording in. We caught up on Jonah’s Bigfoot hunt and Em apologized for bringing a ghost child on the podcast last week. Look for us on Instagram this coming month as we ask for questions you need to be solved! WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT: an update on Rebecky’s bigfoot party the struggle for...

Duration:00:38:43

#208: Exit Letter to a Cult (Part 2) with Sarabeth Kapusta

10/21/2019
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This is part 2 of a great conversation with Sarabeth Kapusta. Even though she has experienced countless reasons to distrust, and even flee Christianity, God has given her a deep love for His Church, His Word, and making known to as many as possible that God is not an abuser. She is an attorney and a generally free-spirited person. She is also a violinist, runner, writer, wannabe chef, and farm girl. She is a survivor of 25 years of abuse in a cult masquerading as a Baptist Church and is...

Duration:00:57:03

#207: October Struggling Sisters

10/14/2019
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This month was brought to you by the letter: M. We had all kinds of things to tell you! We had a mosquito moment, a mobster moment and a moronic moment. We also talked about new music we like, an update on Em’s mattress saga and more on mental health. We touched base on where we’re at with the Magnolia marathon and some memorable massages we had recently. WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT: Mosquito Minute: Katie fills us in on the latest terrifying mosquito virus Mobster Minute: Emily shares about...

Duration:00:39:18

#206: Exit Letter to a Cult (Part 1) with Sarabeth Kapusta

10/7/2019
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You know that nagging feeling you get when something feels off? That feeling turned into a storm inside this girl and it changed the course of her life forever. Meet Sarabeth Kapusta. Even though she has experienced countless reasons to distrust, and even flee Christianity, God has given her a deep love for His Church, His Word, and making known to as many as possible that God is not an abuser. She is an attorney and a generally free-spirited person. She is also a violinist, runner, writer,...

Duration:00:56:13

#205: September Problem Solved

9/30/2019
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Do you know that you're already enough? I 100% know that about you. Sometimes I forget that's true for me too! September seems to have been another tricky month over here, but Rebecky helped me laugh my way through solving all of your problems. We covered sleep training possums, breast feeding toys and what special things Tim McGraw does for Rebecky's marriage. WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT: Gavin’s successful sleep training the full-circle story of Rebecky’s new dog, Mojo what to do when your...

Duration:00:45:27

#204: Hostess with the Mostess with Meg Duerksen

9/23/2019
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Have you ever felt called to do something for your community? Whether it’s cultivating a craft weekend with strangers or caring for tiny sweet foster babies, Meg Duerksen is the hostess with the mostess. Meg is a girl who turned “you know what would be a good idea” into an adult Barbie dream house and boy are we glad she did! She is the creator of Camp Create at the Whatever Craft House in Newton, Kansas and the keeper of the instagram famous rainbow stairs. Meg doesn’t just keep a great...

Duration:00:48:17

#203: Getting Loud with Rebekah Lyons

9/16/2019
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How do you know if you have depression or anxiety? At what point do you seek help? Rebekah came on this week to share her story and we talk a lot about fear, lies, mental health and faith. When your identity is tied to your accomplishments it’s easy to start to feel like you’re drowning. So, what has to change? What does God say about rest, food, connection, creativity? Rebekah shares with us a lot of her ah-ha moments in her new book, Rhythms of Renewal: Trading Stress and Anxiety for a...

Duration:00:41:55

#202: September Struggling Sisters

9/9/2019
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This month it was decided that we need to have a catch up session BUT that we would keep it purposeful. Here’s what we covered: Important dates in September (there are a surprising amount of things to celebrate), glitter cuticles and back to school. Em talks openly about “breaking her brain” while trying to switch medications and we deep dive mascara. You know, the ushe. WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT: Katie’s “the kids are at school” body glow Emily’s teacher’s anxiety producing email...

Duration:00:39:10

#201: On Outsiders and Idols with Rachel Jones

9/2/2019
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Do you ever feel like an outsider no matter where you are? Do you need motivation to be courageous and talk to the people that could be "your people”? Rachel lives and writes in Djibouti, a small country in the Horn of Africa. Her family has learned (is still learning) how to struggle well while living as cultural and spiritual outsiders in this Muslim country. She has published a book about raising kids abroad: Finding Home: Third Culture Kids in the World and has a book coming out in...

Duration:01:37:23

#200: The 200th Episode

8/26/2019
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This week for our 200th episode celebration Rebecky and Katie combined forces to surprise Emily with sweet sentiments, cutting sarcasm and a little bit of encouragement. It was so fun to celebrate and take some time to reflect on the past 4 years. Thank you all for being here and I’m so glad you get to celebrate with us! WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT: facts involving the number 200 (because Emily knows that you love facts) Emily answers Patreon questions: her favorite episodes, who she would love to...

Duration:01:13:11

#199: Get Planty with Dusty Hegge

8/19/2019
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Have you ever made the connection between the growth of a plant and the growth in your faith? Have you ever encountered a communicative plant? If you’re a plant lover, buckle in! If you aren’t YET, you're going to learn about totipotent nodes. I mean, that's just going to happen. But you're also going to hear a beautiful story about rising up through the soil in a broken home, battling depression/anxiety and flourishing. You see what I did there? Dusty Hegee is a coffee-obsessed houseplant...

Duration:01:48:25

#198: Struggling Sisters - Treat Yo Self!

8/12/2019
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Have you ever heard of a vampire facial? Ever considered a fanny pack for fashionable bike riding emergencies? This month we talk about the importance of treating yourself, or, as Tom and Donna from Parks and Rec say, “Treat Yo Self!”. This doesn’t have to be fancy or extravagant. We all need a little something fun to celebrate our fantastical selves every now and again. Listen to hear some of our tips and let us know what you like to do to treat yo self! WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT: Treat Yo Self...

Duration:00:34:50

#197: The God Dare with Kate Battistelli

8/5/2019
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What is a God Dare? Will it be scary? How can I be sure that it’s actually God speaking to me? I can’t WAIT for you to get to know Kate. She speaks to us today about letting Jesus pick your future and what that looks like. She’s down to earth and blows her own cover on some pretty personal things along her journey. Kate wrote her book, The God Dare, for anyone who feels they have lost their purpose. She hopes that readers will be reminded that all God ever needs are willing vessels. Kate...

Duration:00:44:35

196: July Problem Solved

7/29/2019
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This month we are doing a general problem solved episode that’s navigated by our favorite people, YOU! From wedding planning to chip clips on baggy necks, we covered it all. Rebecky spills the tea about her (dun dun DUN!) homeschooling plans for the fall and her grand scheme to finally meet Madonna. Emily tries to get Rebecky super jazzed about the Waco marathon and it’s unclear if that was a success or not. We hope you love this one, see ya next month! WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT: Rebecky’s...

Duration:00:33:53

#195: The Brain Body Connection with Alisa Keeton

7/22/2019
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I don’t want to abuse food. I workout, but nothing changes. I try hard and then I fail hard. You are not alone, sweet girl! Alisa came on the show to talk to all of us about the lies we are telling ourselves when it comes to wellness. She is packed full of knowledge and hits us with some incredible science that links our brains and our bodies. You can’t help but feel motivated when you hear from her and she makes you think deeper about what truly motivates you, specifically. Alisa is the...

Duration:00:50:04

#194: Struggling Sisters: Marathon Mom

7/15/2019
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Really? My pants are tight again? I need a plan and some wellness motivation, stat! The Struggling Sisters just had this conversation in real life and it got us thinking about a wellness plan. We will share what it is and why it’s working for us. Em also shares that she has always wanted to run a marathon and how she plans to train for her first one ever! Katie pours out her heart as Yuliya in a poem about a recent trip to the Whatever Craft House and so much more. Enjoy! WHAT WE CHAT...

Duration:00:25:47

#193: Watch for God with Vivian Mabuni

7/8/2019
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“Would you just help me trust you, Lord? I want to want to give it all up to you.” If you’ve prayed these prayers, you’re not alone. We know that the center of God's will is the best place to be, but surrender is easier said than done. A host of hurdles, from busyness and bitterness to complacency and control, can prevent us from moving where He directs. In her latest book, Vivian Mabuni provides an authentic look at what it means to willingly risk saying yes to whatever God asks--and...

Duration:00:45:58