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Melissa and Kate, two laid-back moms, explore the topics you most want to hear about it--family minimalism, adventuring with your kids, balancing family and work, and more--all in the time it takes you to brew your morning coffee. Sometimes ridiculous, always on point, these two best friends put the fun back in parenting and creating your happier, simpler home.

Melissa and Kate, two laid-back moms, explore the topics you most want to hear about it--family minimalism, adventuring with your kids, balancing family and work, and more--all in the time it takes you to brew your morning coffee. Sometimes ridiculous, always on point, these two best friends put the fun back in parenting and creating your happier, simpler home.
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Melissa and Kate, two laid-back moms, explore the topics you most want to hear about it--family minimalism, adventuring with your kids, balancing family and work, and more--all in the time it takes you to brew your morning coffee. Sometimes ridiculous, always on point, these two best friends put the fun back in parenting and creating your happier, simpler home.

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Episodes

58: Plaine Products and the Zero Waste Movement with Lindsey McCoy

3/18/2019
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Interested in the zero or low-waste lifestyle? Need some fresh inspiration to jumpstart your journey? In episode 58 of the Cohesive Home Podcast, Melissa chats with Lindsey McCoy, co-founder of Plaine Products, a sustainable, vegan, and non-toxic hair and body line. Lindsey shares her drive to start the company and practical ideas for living sustainably. In this episode: https://us.whogivesacrap.orgbrushwithbamboo.comdentallace.com Try Plaine Products and get 20% off your order with code...

Duration:00:32:12

57: Parenting Peacefully + the Montessori Method with Simone Davies

2/25/2019
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Interested in a more peaceful way of parenting and a simpler home experience for your children? In episode 57 of the Cohesive Home Podcast, Kate interviews Simone Davies, the Montessori teacher and blogger behind the popular website The Montessori Notebook, which helps families bring the Montessori Method into their daily life. She's also about to release her new book The Montessori Toddler, a positive parenting guide to raising little people. If you're scratching your head and asking,...

Duration:00:33:22

56: 5 Tips to Being More Intentional and Less Reactive

2/18/2019
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In episode 56 of the Cohesive Home Podcast, Kate and Melissa tackle a listener question about living intentionally. A listener said “How do you all figure out how to live intentionally every day instead of reactively? I know what my values are, but I’m not sure how to be purposeful on a daily basis and actually living them. Listen on as we share our top 5 ways to be intentional in your days: Know your values Set your non-negotiables Organize your days Be willing to say no Watch your...

Duration:00:33:57

55: Organizing Your Life and Reaching Your H.E.A.R.T. Goals with Whitney English

2/11/2019
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Planners, goal setting, and habit shifts with Whitney English in episode 55 of the Cohesive Home Podcast. Whitney English, founder of Day Designer, a business strategist and creator of H.E.A.R.T. Goals, shares her story and wisdom with Kate. In this episode: To connect with Whitney, you can find her: @whitneyenglish whitneyenglish.com

Duration:00:36:18

54: When Your Family is Overwhelmed and Out of Sync

1/28/2019
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Has your family ever been in a total funk where life seems out of sync? In Episode 54 of the Cohesive Home Podcast, Kate and Melissa chat about a concept called soul fever, which happens when life gets overwhelming or something stressful happens. They share how to overcome it with kiddos, as adults, and also as a family. This episode is encouraging and practical and will inspire you to simplify and tighten your family bonds. Talked about in this episode: * What's soul fever? * Kate's...

Duration:00:29:48

53: Financial Freedom with Jessi Fearon

1/13/2019
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Ever wish you could sit down with a financial expert and get practical advice? Well, we here you! In Episode 53 of the Cohesive Home Podcast, we invited Jessi Fearon, financial expert from Real Life on a Budget, to share her advice for being intentional with finances in 2019. Read on for more. In this episode: Jessi's personal story with debt and how she conquered $55,000 of it and nearly has her house paid off How to live on a budget AND live by your values The first step you should...

Duration:00:43:20

52: Goal Setting for the New Year

12/16/2018
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How do you goal set for the New Year? In Episode 52 of the Cohesive Home Podcast, Kate and Melissa give you full access to their goal setting process by talking through 2019 LIVE. The two share their personal, family, and business goals as well as what worked and didn’t work in 2018. This episode is like sitting down with your girlfriends for a fun 2019 planning session; grab your paper and write down your goals too! In this episode: The major goal that Melissa knows she has to accomplish...

Duration:00:35:32

51: Simple Holidays

12/3/2018
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Already feeling stressed by the holidays? Need permission to simplify and celebrate in the way that is best for YOUR family? In this episode, Kate and Melissa share the ways they've uncomplicated their holiday celebrations and how to find traditions that feel right for yours. They also share about how to deal with family that doesn't agree with the way you celebrate and how to keep your values in mind when creating new traditions. In this episode: > Why Kate and Melissa quit trying so...

Duration:00:28:51

50: Jennifer Pepito

11/21/2018
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For Episode 50 of the Cohesive Home Podcast, we're welcoming Jennifer Pepito: homeschooling mom of 7 and owner of Peaceful Press, a homeschooling curriculum and resource shop to the show. Melissa and Jennifer chat about seasons of life and knowing when it's time to make a change, along with the steps they took to make those changes with a large family. Why she chooses essentialism over minimalism and living intentionally as a family while still creating memories together during the...

Duration:00:33:55

49: Living Simply at Home

11/7/2018
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Do you know all the ways you can lead a simple life at home? In this episode of the Cohesive Home Podcast, Kate and Melissa share the 4 main ways you can live an intentional and minimal life. The two share about their experiences with capsule wardrobes, zero waste living, clearing their family schedules, and decluttering with plenty of wisdom and tips for your own simple living path! Read on for more: What's your favorite way to live simply? Capsule wardrobes--for more listen to Episode...

Duration:00:38:26

48- The Nester

10/25/2018
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The Nester is in the (Cohesive) House! Join Kate and Melissa for a chat with Myquillin Smith, better known as the Nester, about how you can create your own Cozy Minimalist Home. You are going to love all of the tips and suggestions she offers. In this episode: Kate and Melissa share about one of their favorite podcasts: the Friendlier Podcast with Sarah Kopper and Abby Olena, a show in which two incredibly related moms share their favorite recipes, books, and chat about the most...

Duration:00:29:52

47: Change

10/10/2018
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Have you ever faced a really difficult decision about your kids? In episode 47 of the Cohesive Home Podcast, Melissa and Kate are bringing it with vulnerability and honesty, sharing how they handle difficult situations and decisions. Melissa opens up about her decision to stop homeschooling her kids and what's next for them. Kate shares how the launch of her podcast got pushed back by a death in her family and how she's dealing with both. This episode will help you feel encouraged and less...

Duration:00:36:29

46: Back to Fall Routines

8/17/2018
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Homeschooling, planners, and fall routines for the win! Kate and Melissa are back fun and informative episode about how they are working the homeschooling in a small space life. Melissa shares about their transition to apartment living and Kate gives the lowdown on homeschooling in her home on wheels. The two also share their planner systems and how they organize their days. Read on for more. In this episode: -- Melissa shares their homeschooling curriculum and the places they homeschool...

Duration:00:22:47

45: For the Love of Homemaking

8/2/2018
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Has homemaking gotten a bad rap? In Episode 45 of the Cohesive Home Podcast, Melissa and Kate tackle the meaning of the word "homemaker" and update it for today's home creators. They share their own personal experiences with homemaking and their top tips for creating a home of your own, whether you live in a physical home, an apartment, or even a home on wheel; it all counts! Covered in this episode: *The qualifiers to being a homemaker (big hint: there are none!) *Why you should...

Duration:00:23:55

Episode 44: Back in the Saddle

7/19/2018
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Melissa and Kate are back from their epic break and jumping back into the podcasting saddle with Episode 44 of the Cohesive Home Podcast. In this episode the two share what life was really like behind the scenes and why a break from the podcast was a necessity. They dig into the value of rest and share the major life lessons learned from taking a step back. If you've ever wondered if your life has become too hectic, this episode will give you the courage to put yourself and your family...

Duration:00:33:39

Interview Series | Grace Druecke : The Bali Market

2/12/2018
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In our first interview of 2018 Melissa chats with Grace Druecke of the Bali Market. She shares her inspiration behind her beautifully curated shop and minimalist living journey, as well as tips on how to bring calm and balance into your home. We hope you enjoy this episode! Visit The Bali Market Use discount code COHESIVEHOME for 20% off! Listen to our Less But Better | Bathroom episode.

Duration:00:24:50

43: Kids Spaces

1/15/2018
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No matter their age, all kids crave a space to call their own, whether it's a bunk in a shared room with siblings or their own bedroom. In EP 43, Kate and Melissa share their thoughts on creating kids spaces: from decluttering to design and function. If you have little people in your life, you'll enjoy this laidback chat about giving them a space of their own. This episode is sponsored by one of our favorite go-to snacks for our kids: KIND bars. You can get your very own box of 10 bars...

Duration:00:28:45

42: Dreams Over Fear

1/1/2018
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Overcoming fears and chasing dreams: in episode 42 of the Cohesive Home Podcast, Melissa and Kate share step-by-step how to face down your fears and make progress toward your family's dream. The two unpack some of the hurdles you might face going after a dream and strategies to make it happen. They also share their own personal experiences with facing down fear and encouragement to help you do the same! Head to cohesivehome.com to subscribe for the latest podcast episodes and...

Duration:00:31:38

41: The One About Christmas

12/5/2017
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DISCLAIMER!! We talk about SANTA in this episode. Please do not listen with your children if you don't want any childhood dreams crushed. =) SECOND DISCLAIMER!! Melissa's mic didn't work in this episode so please ignore the sound quality and just know the content of this episode is really good...we promise you'll love it. In episode 41 of the Cohesive Home podcast, Kate and Melissa chat about how, even with life getting in the way, they are trying to find peace this Christmas season....

Duration:00:20:18

40: Food Part Two

11/21/2017
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In Episode 40 of the Cohesive Home Podcast, Kate and Melissa revisit one of their favorite topics: food. In this follow-up to episode Episode 9 "Simple Family Food" the two talk about the latest in their personal food journeys, helpful resources, and thoughts for incorporating minimalism into your food philosophy. Listen on or read more below: Mentioned in this episode: Oh She Glows cookbook by Angela Liddon How Not to Die by Dr. Michael McGreger Rich Roll Interview with Dr....

Duration:00:26:27