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Bullying ft. Kayla Taylor

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. While many of us know someone or have been a victim of bullying ourselves, it remains a source of great pain for some of our youth with long-lasting effects. Kayla Taylor is a mom who lived through the pain with her child and shares her experience in her new …

Manageable (Imperfect) Mornings

Make Meals Simple ft. Allison Schaaf

I’ll be honest, cooking and meal planning has never come easy to me. If you’ve listened to Simple Families for long, you’ve heard me sing the praises of a meal-planning company called PrepDish and its founder Allison Schaaf. Although this episode of my chat with Allison is not sponsored, I couldn’t wait to share more …

Boundaries ft. Nedra Glover Tawwab

When it comes to setting boundaries, clarity saves relationships. Implementing boundaries is a vital component to building a healthy relationship, whether with a partner, relative or friends. After reading Nedra Glover Tawwab’s book Set Boundaries, Find Peace, it’s become clear just how important boundaries are for every relationship. If you’ve ever struggled to communicate your …

Parenting + Poetry ft. Maggie Smith

I’ve always been intimidated by poetry. However, Maggie Smith has changed that. Not only have I found myself enjoying poetry, but I’ve also found it to be a way to get off auto-pilot and center myself on the hard days. Maggie is on the show today to share some of her poems on parenting, loss …

Mentorship in Motherhood ft. Deborah Porter

This generation is increasingly looking to peer groups and the internet for child-rearing advice–a change from the past. Today, I’m joined by coach Deborah Porter who shares the benefits of understanding the seasons of parenthood and the value of mentorship. Deborah is a former Probation/Parole Officer and Criminal Investigator. She’s now a sought-after life coach …