In this episode, we’ll take a mental stroll down the streets of rural France, learn how to incorporate the power of scent in our daily lives, and discover ways to bring French charm into our world.
In this episode, we’ll find out ways to add French charm to our lives and homes, hear about the highlights of growing up in the Alsace region and the difference between a true French éclair vs what we have here!
In this episode, we’ll make a case for knowing your neighbors, explore ways to make your home more inviting, and you’ll hear why I think you should temporarily boycott Pinterest before having a family over to your house (trust me!).
In this episode, we’ll find out why it’s good to check your motivation for saying yes, discover how too many activities actually affects our kids, and we’ll hear some more wisdom about living long from one of my favorite books.
In this episode, we’ll talk about the pressure we face as mamas and how not to give into guilt, share fun summer highlights, and hear how new window sill paint can be a great source of joy (really!).
Why All of This Mom Guilt? By Jennifer S. White (article originally from Huffington Post but link now appears to be broken!)
In this episode, we’ll get excited for the new school year, figure out why the process of horse training has some wisdom for us mamas, and how the classic children’s book Brown Bear, Brown Bear… is bringing me great joy these days.
In this episode, we’ll keep talking about how to easily remember to pray for our kids throughout the day, hear an incredible schedule tip from Joy’s mama, and hear why it may be wise to quit something on a Thursday.
In this episode, we’ll chat about the essentials for mamas (much like our own school supply list), explore why we should create a quiet ‘mom corner,’ and you’ll hear how my lightbulb moment around doing the dishes created more peace with my kids.
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In this episode, we’ll chat about all things Canadian, including my recent camping adventure with my cousins, and you’ll find out my favorite Canadian treats, including the random (but delicious) dill pickle chips.
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In this episode, we’ll dive deeper into what it looks like to go on Saturday adventures as a family, and how to go about planning them hear a million reasons why we all thrive outside including a surprising benefit to our sleep, and you’ll hear my friend’s genius idea for a birthday party gift.
FAVORITE SUMMERTIME MOVIES
Front porch song from Summer Magic - you’re welcome :)
In this episode, we’ll keep chatting about the benefits and reasons to get our families outside, how not to micromanage our kids once we are outside, and you’ll hear why we love a new way to grill for dinner.
In this episode, we’ll talk about our mutual love for the mountains, how time outdoors can build confidence in our kids, and explore how to avoid extremes when it comes to letting our kids play outside.
In this episode, we’ll reminisce about my childhood fishing excursions, find out how time in nature can help heal our minds and hearts, and we’ll make a case for using your front and back porch, no matter how big or small.
In this episode, we’ll distinguish between being a reactive vs proactive mama, discover what to do with all kinds of challenging people or situations, and we’ll laugh at my French baking mishap.
In this episode, we’ll see how there is purpose in our pain and suffering, learn how the most crushing blows in life can produce gold in us, and you’ll hear about a recent Sunday drive that our family took.
In this episode, we’ll tackle the debilitating thought patterns of perfectionism, distinguish between the desire to excel and the desire to be perfect, and you’ll hear why the number 5,127 was life-changing for a famous inventor.
In this episode, we’ll hear the story of how one family solved the problem of feeling disconnected by intentionally coming together around the dinner table, learn why it might be fun to broaden your meal ideas (think global!), and you’ll hear how a simple adjustment in how we do Friday nights saved a ton of time and eliminated the *ahem* bickering!
In this episode, we’ll talk about the 3 main parts of an evening, figure out when is the ideal time to give the kids a bath, and learn how to revel in the ordinary.
In this episode, we’ll reflect on what it takes to have joy in the afternoon, examine the challenge of overscheduling our kids, and you’ll hear why a dance party or a whiff of peppermint might be just what you need to beat that pesky mid-afternoon slump.