Simply Joyful Podcast: How to Deal with Mommy Fear with Lisa Whittle

Christian living, parenting, encouragement, Lisa Whittle, Put Your Warrior Boots On, anxiety, fear, motherhood, Deuteronomy 30How to Deal with Mommy Fear with Lisa Whittle Mommy fear is a real thing. I have struggled for years with fear and anxiety. I've learned how to combat it with God's Word and lots of prayer. In fact the timing of this podcast interview with Lisa was so amazing, since I had just written a guest post about mommy fear for The Better Mom. I had Lisa's book sitting on my … [Read more...]

Simply Joyful Podcast: Raising Kids with No Regrets with Rhonda Stoppe

We all need mentor moms in our life! This episode with Rhonda is cram-packed with awesome-ness. If you are a mom, YOU NEED to hear the wisdom & perspective that Rhonda shares! Seriously, I could not have picked a better way to end Season One of the podcast than with this amazing episode. Rhonda rocked my world in this conversation. She is the ultimate Titus 2 mentor mom. She not only brings perspective to motherhood, but shares practical advice that I know will help me in my p … [Read more...]

Simply Joyful Podcast: Practical Tips for Being More Productive with Mystie Winkler!

I am a complete oxymoron! I know it! I admit it! I own it! I am one of the laziest perfectionists you’ll ever meet. I’m the messiest organized person, too! I’m also highly creative and highly analytical. My right brain and left brain are in constant competition.I actually look at organization as a puzzle. It’s a fun challenge for me to solve. Just how simply can I make things to get it totally efficient? I tweak and tweak and tweak again until I can get it to work just right.Yes, I love o … [Read more...]

Simply Joyful Podcast: The Power of Friendship with Lisa-Jo Baker

Have you ever felt FOMO? That’s the Fear Of Missing Out. And in this day and age of social media, it not only makes friendships between women difficult…it can make them feel downright impossible. Even if you’re not on social media you can experience FOMO when you hear about friends getting together for playdates or coffee without you. That fear of being left can easily set in. FOMO is real!Friendships can be difficult for a variety of reasons. We as women compare ourselves to each other and f … [Read more...]

Simply Joyful Podcast: Biblical Solutions for Mommy Anger with Amber Lia

Let’s be honest. Mommy anger is a real struggle for so many of us. I didn’t know I was capable of being so frustrated and angry until I had kids. My buttons get pushed, I’m sleep deprived, and exhausted…and the angry comes. There have been times when I can feel it coming and try to fight it, but I end up snapping at my kids anyway. Other times it sneaks up on me and comes out when I’m not expecting it.I’m a firm believer in the fact that God uses our kids to refine us. I may not have known t … [Read more...]

Simply Joyful Podcast: Heidi St. John – Counter-Cultural Parenting

We live in a hurting and broken world. The influences of our culture try to seep their way into our homes any way they can. The hearts and minds of our children are under attack daily. However, often this battle begins with us — parents. Often we are the ones who are battling the pressures of this culture and allowing ourselves to get stuck in the “ditches” that the enemy seems determined to put us in.Heidi and I  discussed these “ditches” in the first episode of this interview. These are the … [Read more...]