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

Managing Family Life Without Losing Your Mind

Managing Family Life Without Losing Your Mind

A recent study commissioned by Welch's (yes, the grape juice people) of 2,000 moms with kids aged 5-12 found that the average working mom clocked in 98 hours of "work" per week. They found that the average mom's "work" day began at 6:23am and didn't "end" until...

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WT 144: Managing Your Family’s Schedule

WT 144: Managing Your Family’s Schedule

These days moms work more hours than ever and are usually the primary keepers of the family schedule. Grocery shopping, doctor’s appointments, preparing dinner, driving carpool, buying birthday gifts, folding laundry and oh yeah, for many of us there’s a little thing called work, too. We’re often looking at our calendars and scratching our heads, wondering how we can control them instead of being controlled by them.

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4 Tips To Engage Other Moms Authentically

4 Tips To Engage Other Moms Authentically

On Wire Talk this week Sunny and I answered questions from moms who host a Birds on a Wire group. We discussed everything from how to get a new group going, to what to do when moms are ready to move on from leading. Regardless of if you're in a formal group of moms...

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WT 143: How to Lead Other Moms Well

WT 143: How to Lead Other Moms Well

Resources Mentioned in this Episode:Register your group for a chance to win a Zoom call with Karen in February! Birds on a Wire Group StudiesOur newest study: Parenting Together from Preschool to Prom Did you know moms all over the U.S. and even across the world...

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The Most Popular Wire Talk Episodes of 2018

The Most Popular Wire Talk Episodes of 2018

The Wire Talk podcast grew so much this year and we have YOU mommas to thank for that! Thank you to each of you who has left a rating, written a review or shared the show with a friend. Thanks too to each of you who have sent in questions for Karen and Sunny to...

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Delighting in the Holidays

Delighting in the Holidays

The holidays are wonderful, but they can also be trying at times. Our schedules are overflowing, money is tight, expectations are high. You've got five days 'til Christmas is here mommas, so here are a few reminders to try to help you enjoy and not stress out this...

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WT 142: Delighting in the Holidays

WT 142: Delighting in the Holidays

It’s our last episode of 2018 and this year we are doing something we have never done before. Wire Talk is taking some time off! We wanted to take the advice we are always giving moms, and take a break from our usual routine so we can spend the time in between Christmas and New Year’s Day resting and enjoying our families. Enjoy this episode all about the holidays and we’ll see you back here in 2019!

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