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Practical advice and helpful tips on navigating the seasons of motherhood.

Teaching Our Kids to Understand One Another

Teaching Our Kids to Understand One Another

How do you get along as a family when multiple personalities are often at odds? Education! Honestly, if you will take the time to study your child and educate yourself on their temperament, it will pay BIG dividends almost right off the bat. I am constantly...

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WT 120: When Multiple Personalities Collide

WT 120: When Multiple Personalities Collide

Resources Mentioned in this Episode: Personality Plus for Parents by Florence Littaeur Mom Core Study: Becoming A Student of Your Child How to Leave a Wire Talk review On today's show we talk about what happens when all of your darling children’s personalities...

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4 Ways To Be a Grace-Filled Grandma

4 Ways To Be a Grace-Filled Grandma

Being a grandmother is such a joy! It is honestly the best of both worlds, because you love and adore the grandchildren but you don’t have the day in and day out responsibilities of a mom. It can be difficult in those early years though, when you and your daughter or...

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WT 119: How Do I Communicate With My Mom (or Mother-in-Law!) About My Kids?

WT 119: How Do I Communicate With My Mom (or Mother-in-Law!) About My Kids?

Becoming a mom changes everything – but some of those changes catch us completely off guard. On today’s episode Karen answers your questions about how to communicate with your own mother (or mother in law!) now that grandkids are a part of your relationship. Karen also answers a question from a mom about how to talk to her adult son – this is one episode you don’t want to miss!

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Waiting Expectantly

Waiting Expectantly

No one likes to wait. We all wish training our children in obedience or creating a welcoming home came as easily and quickly as an Amazon Prime order. But it takes time to teach a toddler to obey and it takes time to save up for furniture that you love.

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WT 118: I Want It All & I Want It Now

WT 118: I Want It All & I Want It Now

Today’s episode is all about finding contentment mommas. Karen answers questions about comparison, entitlement and allowances in this episode about learning to be content in our lives. Tune in to hear Karen’s wisdom about how we can pass on to our children the peace that comes from running your own race at your own pace.

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Mom Life Can Be Lonely

Mom Life Can Be Lonely

Whatever season of motherhood you’re in, being a mom is often lonely. Whether you’re a new mom trying to figure out nursing and nap time or a momma in those busy middle years, driving carpool and juggling work, school, and the demands of home. Maybe your kids are...

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WT 117: Why Is Mom Life So Lonely?

WT 117: Why Is Mom Life So Lonely?

We’re getting real about how lonely and isolating motherhood can be on Wire Talk today. Karen talks about her time as a young mom living away from family and friends when Greg was in the Navy, offers advice to a single mom wondering how she can relate to all of her married friends and gives a brand new mom tips on making and being a good friend. 

If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe and leave a review in iTunes and be sure to check out www.birdsonawiremoms.com for more encouragement from Karen every week! 

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Getting Smart About Your Kid’s First Smart Phone

Getting Smart About Your Kid’s First Smart Phone

Today’s Tip on Motherhood is written by Tom Shefchunas. We were so grateful to also have him as our guest on Episode 116 of Wire Talk, answering your questions about technology and we are looking forward to having him as a break-out speaker this year at the Soar...

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WT 116: Technology & Your Kids with special guest Tom Shefchunas

WT 116: Technology & Your Kids with special guest Tom Shefchunas

Today’s episode is really important moms and because we wanted to get it right, we called in an expert. Today Tom Shefchunas joins us in the Nest to talk about technology and our kids. We were incredibly grateful he could share his expertise with us and we look forward to hearing more from him as a break-out speaker at this year’s Soar conference!

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