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Cultivating the Lovely

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Rank #193 in Kids & Family category

Kids & Family
Religion & Spirituality
Christianity
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A podcast for real moms and women who are trying to add more lovely into their chaotic lives.

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A podcast for real moms and women who are trying to add more lovely into their chaotic lives.

iTunes Ratings

493 Ratings
Average Ratings
442
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6
7

Love it

By karaslyn - Oct 30 2019
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I still find this podcast encouraging and relevant as a single, professional woman.

Great Resources!

By MomofMAC - Oct 23 2019
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I love all the different people she interviews and their endless resources!

iTunes Ratings

493 Ratings
Average Ratings
442
29
9
6
7

Love it

By karaslyn - Oct 30 2019
Read more
I still find this podcast encouraging and relevant as a single, professional woman.

Great Resources!

By MomofMAC - Oct 23 2019
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I love all the different people she interviews and their endless resources!
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Cultivating the Lovely

Latest release on Feb 19, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: CTLP Episode 87- Creating Your Own Cozy Minimalist Home with Myquillyn Smith

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Oct 24 2018

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Rank #2: CTLP Episode 104- Motherhood and Madame Chic with Jennifer L. Scott

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Feb 20 2019

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Rank #3: CTL Episode 61- Self-care during Seasons of Struggle

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Apr 18 2018

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Rank #4: CTLP Episode 98- Finding Calm in the Chaos of Motherhood with Paula Whidden

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Jan 09 2019

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Rank #5: CTLP Episode 101- Finding Yourself Again with Lisa Leonard

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Jan 30 2019

1hr 9mins

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Rank #6: CTLP Episode 141- Dealing with Toxic People with Gary Thomas

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This week on Cultivating the Lovely, MacKenzie has a chat with author and speaker Gary Thomas about his new book When to Walk Away: Finding Freedom from Toxic People. Gary and his wife of 35 years have three children and live outside of Houston, TX. He has a heart for marriage, family and the church, and that love for people shines through this conversation with MacKenzie.

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  • How Gary realized this book needed to be written through his own encounter with a toxic person
  • Gary shares his heart for marriage while being real about abuse
  • The danger of telling others to stay in relationship with toxic people
  • Biblical examples of how to deal with toxic relationships
  • Challenges from within the church to victims of abuse
  • Gary identifies some warning signs that you may be in relationship with a toxic person
    • If someone is stopping you from fulfilling God’s mission for you
    • If someone is destroying your spirit
    • If someone is controlling you
    • If someone is gaslighting you or making you feel crazy
  • The crucial importance of having strong Christian friends who can help you deal with toxic relationships
  • Gary describes what “gaslighting” is and how to tell if it is happening to you
  • The difference between a truly toxic person and someone who is acting in a toxic way but can change
  • Why it is crucial to get a counselor to help you with a potentially violent person
  • Some advice for singles
  • Gary’s typical daily routine
Current Lovelies-

Gary: diffusing essential oils in his office at work

Resources Mentioned- Books:

When to Walk Away

Podcasts:

The Five

Brainfood/The Knowledge Project

Joe Rogan

Movies:

About Time

Find Gary-

You can find Gary at garythomas.com. You can also follow him on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter.

Find MacKenzie-

You can find MacKenzie Koppa on InstagramFacebook, and the CTL Facebook Group, of course! You can also listen to her family-friendly podcast The Same Page!

Thanks to Our Sponsors-

CTL is brought to you by Plan to Eat meal planning service. Their big 50% OFF sale is coming November 29, 2019! Visit PlanToEat.com/LOVELY to start your free 60-day trial instead of the normal 30-day trial.

This week’s episode is also sponsored by EverlyWell. For 15% OFF you own at home lab test kit, go to EverlyWell.com/LOVELY and enter code LOVELY at checkout.

Today’s episode of CTL is brought to you by Policy Genius. Go to PolicyGenius.com to find the right coverage for you and your family.

Nov 06 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #7: CTL Episode 47- Mothering for the Long Haul with Cindy Rollins

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Jan 09 2018

43mins

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Rank #8: CTL Episode 58- Practical Homemaking with Jodi McKenna

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Affiliate links are used in this content. This episode is brought to you by Canvas People.  Get your own 11×14 Canvas People print, for free! Just visit CanvasPeople.com, upload your photo, and enter this special code: LOVELY. Show Notes- This week on Cultivating the Lovely, MacKenzie Monroe talks with co-host Jodi McKenna about the less... Read more...

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Mar 28 2018

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Rank #9: CTLP Episode 88- The Importance of Kindness with Candace Cameron Bure

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Affiliate links are used in this content. This week’s show is brought to you by the Health, Hope, Inspiration Podcast with Rev. Percy McCray. Visit hhidownload.com to subscribe and receive 3 free downloads for cancer prevention and encouragement. Cultivating the Lovely is also sponsored by BarkBox. Get a FREE extra month of BarkBox when you sign up... Read more...

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Oct 31 2018

57mins

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Rank #10: CTLP Episode 46- A Grace-filled Approach to the Crunch Life with Erin Odom

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Affiliate links are used in this content. Cultivating the Lovely is helping you achieve your loveliest year yet with our brand new Patreon Account! Members receive exclusive bonus podcasts, community, homemaking and self-care challenges, live-streams and much more! Check it out today! This episode is brought to you by Phonics Museum from Veritas Press. Right now your child... Read more...

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Jan 02 2018

45mins

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Rank #11: CTLP Episode 142- From Complaining to Contentment with Tricia Goyer

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This week on the Cultivating the Lovely podcast, MacKenzie Koppa sits down for a heart to heart chat with her real life friend, author Tricia Goyer. Tricia is a wife and mother of 10, as well as caretaker for her 90-year-old grandmother, aside from being a busy speaker and author. This conversation centers around Tricia's new book The Grumble-Free Year(Affiliate links are used in this content.)

  • How and why Tricia embarked on the big family social experiment that became this book
  • Learning to go to God for help with changing attitudes instead of relying on ourselves
  • The difference between grumbling about something and being able to share our struggles with people who care
  • Choosing to focus on the solutions instead of just the problems
  • Acknowledging the hard things instead of trying stuff them inside while still deliberately choosing gratitude
  • Pointing out the things our children are doing well instead of picking on the things they are doing wrong
  • The power of apologizing and humbling ourselves to admit to our kids when we've messed up
  • Being aware of times when grumbling is more likely to happen and getting to the heart of the issue
  • Tricia tells the story of the Build-a-Bear incident
  • The reward of successfully working as a family to have better attitudes
  • Join the Grumble-Free 30 Day Challenge with Tricia during the holidays
  • A typical day in Tricia's family right now
Current Lovelies-

Tricia: making time for family dinners on a regular basis

MacKenzie: enjoying doing the Morning Show in the CTL Patreon group again

Resources Mentioned- Books:

The Grumble-Free Year

Twice-Rescued Child

Find Tricia-

You can find Tricia at triciagoyer.com, and listen to her Walk It Out podcast. You can also follow her on Facebook,Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter.

Find MacKenzie-

You can find MacKenzie Koppa on InstagramFacebook, and the CTL Facebook Group, of course! You can also listen to her family-friendly podcast The Same Page!

Thanks to Our Sponsors-

Cultivating the Lovely is sponsored by Blume Hug Me deodorant. Get 25% off your first stick, plus free shipping, when you visit Blume.com/Cultivate

Hello Fresh meal kit delivery service also sponsored this episode of Cultivating the Lovely. Get 9 FREE meals when you go to HelloFresh.com/CTL9 and use code CTL9 at checkout.

Thanks to VistaPrint for sponsoring this episode of CTL. Get up to 50% Off of holiday photo cards and calendars when you go to VistaPrint.com enter promo code LOVELY50.

Today's episode of CTL is brought to you by BioClarity. Right now you can save 15% off everything at BioClarity.com when you use coupon code LOVELY at checkout.

Nov 13 2019

1hr 7mins

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Rank #12: CTLP Episode 75- Planning and Prepping for a New School Year with Kendra Hennessy

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Aug 01 2018

56mins

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Rank #13: CTL Episode 41- Living in Grace and Holiness with Jess Connolly

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This episode is brought to you by Prepdish.com/Lovely– Visit them today for your FREE two week trial! Show Notes- On this episode, MacKenzie chats with Jess Connolly about her new book, Dance, Stand, Run. Jess is married to Nick, and they and their four children live in Charleston, SC, where they are church planters. Here are some of the... Read more...

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Oct 27 2017

30mins

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Rank #14: CTLP Episode 65- Cultivating Hopes and Goals with Lara Casey

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May 16 2018

53mins

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Rank #15: CTL Episode 48–Deep Dive into Self-care with Leah Boden

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Jan 16 2018

36mins

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Rank #16: CTLP Episode 44–More Than Just Mornings with Kat Lee

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Dec 05 2017

43mins

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Rank #17: CTLP Episode 73- Finding Freedom in the Midst of our Mess with Jess Connolly

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Jul 18 2018

43mins

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Rank #18: CTL Ep 34- Raising Boys with Good Character with Heather Haupt

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This episode is sponsored by PlateJoy- The Meal Planner That Makes Healthy Eating Easy.  Go to PlateJoy.com to get 10 days FREE and enter the code LOVELY to get $10 off a membership.  Thank you, PlateJoy! * On this episode of Cultivating the Lovely, Heather Haupt pulls up a chair to chat about how a stellar... Read more...

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Jun 27 2017

40mins

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Rank #19: CTL Ep 29 – Choosing Joy with Trisha Goyer

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This episode is sponsored by Jelly Telly. Use code CULTIVATELOVELY to get your first week free and a free downloadable coloring book! Today MacKenzie welcomes back Trisha Goyer (check out her first interview) to talk about everything from good books, to dating, to finding joy with a houseful of kids. Tricia is a mom to 10, a homeschooler, writer, speaker... Read more...

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Apr 06 2017

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Rank #20: CTLP Episode 38 with Erin Odom- The Rice and Beans Life

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Sep 19 2017

54mins

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