Wire Talk with Karen Stubbs is a weekly podcast designed to encourage and equip moms through the precious, busy, challenging and life-changing journey of motherhood. Hosted by Sunny Williams, Wire Talk with Karen Stubbs is a resource offering Godly, practical advice on the topics every mother has questions about: mommy guilt, our children’s faith, potty-training, divorce, our teenagers dating, the toddler years and more!
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If you are one of the BOAW moms that have been in our classes, you know what Clean Your Cup means. It does not mean go into your ...
Being a mom is one of the most rewarding things about life. There's nothing like it. But before you were a mom, you were a woman with ...
On today's episode of Wire Talk, we're sharing a topic that we've never touched on before: loss of a pregnancy or child. This is a ...
As moms, we need to teach our children, starting at age 1, that they need to respect their mom and dad. Children can be disrespectful ...
On today's episode of Wire Talk, we have a very special guest, Sandra Stanley. Sandra is joining us to talk about a topic close to her ...
Raising four children with four different personalities and temperaments has been challenging to say the least. Throughout my 26 years ...
We talk about pretty much everything related to motherhood on this podcast—but there's something that you, our sweet listeners, have ...
What is the witching hour? It’s that time of day, late afternoon, to early evening when your children seem to lose all control and ...
Every mom loses their cool sometime. We snap at our kids and then we feel the guilt set in almost immediately. How do we show our kids,
Do you feel like everything from dinner time to sibling interaction is a fight with your little ones? I know you feel alone, but you ...
Summer will be here before we know it. For many moms, it means the addition of babysitters, your kids helping around the house more, ...
As moms, we love our kids and love how much they love us. But it's also important to teach them to be independent.
Spring has become busier for moms than the holidays. There's sports teams, the end of school, graduation and preparing for summer. How ...
Every mom wants to instill the right values in their child, but how do you achieve that when culture often goes against what you're teaching?
From dating to college applications and prom—teenagers face an entirely different set of life decisions and situations.
From potty training and picking the right schools to babysitters.
Building friendships as an adult can often be more difficult than it seems.
Guilt sneaks in and takes root, causing you to feel unvalued or like a disappointment.
The job of being a mom is never done! Even after your children have grown and left your home, difficult parenting situations still come up.
From bossiness and defiance to lack of physical activity and hygiene.
The truth is, moms, you're not alone. Not at all.
We often talk about bringing peace to the world, but what about bringing peace to your home?
Remind yourself that God has a plan for your life, Jeremiah 29:11.
Sometimes as a mom you feel like superwoman, or maybe you feel like you are expected to be superwoman.
Being a mom is full-time job, and it can be hard to manage in any capacity.
We are few days into new year and we want to start it off correctly.
The New Year is also about growth and development for ourselves as moms.
A special episode for end of the year encouragement and to wish a Merry Christmas to all the moms.
Sometimes through gifts and Santa your kids can lose sight of the true meaning of Christmas.
Every single marriage goes through seasons of both connectedness and feeling disconnected.
The bottom line, is they need to learn to obey, because mom is the authority.
With all the fun and tradition that comes with the holidays—it comes with a lot of new challenges for moms.
Every. Mom. Deals. With. This. Okay, every woman deals with this!
It's great that yours kids are making new friends at school... but what if you don't like or know who they're hanging out with?
Have an honest conversation with your kids.
From organization to parenting styles and more!
When to start the conversation, how to address purity, and even what to do about sex on TV shows.
How do you keep a balance between kids, marriage, work, spirituality, and time for yourself?
Things start to change as your little children turn into teens. Sometimes we question our rules and stances.
Lessons learned over the last five years, and where Birds on a Wire is headed!
I have to daily remind myself that God is sovereign and he loves my children more than I do.
It's a new season of freedom for both you and your child.
A topic that every parent thinks about (and prays that they never have to deal with).
rom feeling like every other mom is dressed better and is able to juggle more to that feeling of not being the "cool" mom.
From school birthday parties to kids sports to events needing volunteers… the fall is busy!
It’s hard, but it’s possible to get through it with a little bit of advice and a whole lot of God’s grace.
The beginning of a new school year is often a fresh start and the beginning of a new routine for many families.
How to manage boundaries, quality time and even unsolicited advice from extended family and in-laws.
If all of our kids were the same, parenting would be so much easier—but they're not.
How to make each kid feel special, how to say no and how to juggle all of the extracurricular activities.
Boys are fun and have an adventurous spirit. Never stop trying to connect with your son.
All girls are looking to be loved. We as moms need to teach our girls that only God can truly fill their hearts.
Karen invited two fantastic women, Misty Paige and Michelle Lane, to the nest to share their experiences as single parents.
Divorce isn't the easiest topic to talk about, but it is a part of life. We hope this episode helps.
Teens like to think they are on their own, so every so often we need to remind them how good they have it.
With the stress of kids, work and life it can be difficult to connect with your spouse emotionally, physically and spiritually.
Having an infant is precious but exhausting. Give yourself some grace and time.
Being a mom is a servant-oriented job—but it's important as women that we don't forget about us.
This is a question that Karen gets all the time. There are so many different schools of thought, which is right for your family?
These years are both fun and frustrating! We've all been there, and we'll all get through them.
A relationship with God it has eternal significance. This is one area we want to get right.
The feelings of guilt are REAL. I like to ask myself the question, “Have I committed a sin?”