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Full of practical wisdom and inspiring encouragement for moms. You’re a mom. You’re kind of a big deal. This podcast is for you!

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Full of practical wisdom and inspiring encouragement for moms. You’re a mom. You’re kind of a big deal. This podcast is for you!

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One of the first podcasts I started listening to and I still enjoy it! Thanks for your time!

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477 Ratings
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453
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4
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Love it!

By MillieVf - Mar 26 2018
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Inspirational & powerful.

Love!

By TodaysJoys - Jan 18 2018
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One of the first podcasts I started listening to and I still enjoy it! Thanks for your time!

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Full of practical wisdom and inspiring encouragement for moms. You’re a mom. You’re kind of a big deal. This podcast is for you!

Building a Beautiful Home from the Inside Out :: Sally Clarkson :: ITA98

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Sally Clarkson has changed the way I look at my home. It’s not just a house to decorate. Building a beautiful home is about creating a family culture, fun traditions and an environment that gives life to everyone who enters. Join me today as we talk with Sally Clarkson about... Read more

Feb 03 2016

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Loving Your Actual Life :: Alexandra Kuykendall :: ITA108

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Do you find yourself always longing for the next phase of life? This is for you… Alexandra Kuykendall joins us today with insight on how to love and relish the life you’re already living. In This Episode You’ll Hear… Alexandra’s journey to start loving her actual, current life. About the... Read more

Aug 09 2016

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ITA #35 – Becoming a God Centered Mom and The Art of Raising Boys – An Interview with Heather MacFadyen

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My good friend Heather MacFadyen is sharing the art of raising boys – four of them! – and becoming a God-centered mom. She calls herself simply the “self-centered mom trying to be the God-centered mom.” Grab your headphones, join us for a chat and keep reading to learn more! Heather... Read more

Mar 03 2014

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Stop Fixing Behavior and Start Building Belief :: Jim and Lynne Jackson :: ITA105

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Do you ever feel like all those consequences you’re doling out for bad behavior are only causing a rift in your relationship with your child?  Jim and Lynne Jackson are Parenting Coaches (can a get a “Hallelujah?!”) who are sharing about turning your focus from “fixing” your child’s behavior to... Read more

Jun 14 2016

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How To Eliminate Overwhelm and Organize Anything-ITA76

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I’m not a naturally organized or well planned person. However, I am a passionate person and I have big dreams. I know that the only way to harness all my ideas is to eliminate the overwhelm and get organized. In today’s podcast, I’m explaining my simple 5 Step Planning System... Read more

Apr 15 2015

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Fighting Insecurity :: Annie Downs :: ITA102

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Annie Downs has a way with words. She is one of my (and my daughters’) favorite story tellers and wisdom slingers. And as engaging as she is on paper, she may be even more so live. Today we’re chatting with Annie about a topic that moms fight more often than... Read more

Apr 26 2016

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When Your Reality and Your Dreams Don’t Line Up – with Sarah Mae – ITA86

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What do you do with the fire in your bones to chase your dreams? Sarah Mae shares her story of struggling with her longings and her reality. It’s this struggle that birthed her newest book, Longing for Paris. Join us as we chat about being fully alive and awake women while living in... Read more

Aug 22 2015

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ITA #23 – An Interview with Candace Cameron Bure – Savoring the Holidays and Getting Healthy for 2014

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In this episode of the Inspired To Action podcast, we are chatting with Candace Cameron Bure. Today, Candace and I talk about: the holidays, how to keep ALL. THE. THINGS. from overwhelming us how we can make some simple changes for a healthier New Year. Candace is a wife, mother,... Read more

Dec 09 2013

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ITA #39 – My Story – How God Takes Brokenness Aside and Makes It Beautiful

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I realized that as we near episode #40, I’ve shared a lot of other people’s stories, but I’ve never shared my own in its entirety. Now it feels a little weird to record a whole episode about…me, but really it’s about God and the amazing story he must have had... Read more

Apr 07 2014

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Finding, Keeping and Nurturing Friendships with Melanie Shankle – ITA79

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Today we are chatting with New York Times Best Selling Author Melanie Shankle about finding, keeping and nurturing friendships. In This Episode You’ll Hear… How to maintain lifelong friendships. How to fight for our friendships in this busy era. Our conspiracy theory about candy makers and the educational system Eliminate... Read more

May 15 2015

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ITA #44 – Anchors in Motherhood – Boundaries, Date Nights, Morning Routines and more – An Interview with Jessi Connolly

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Jessi Connolly is one of my favorite people to follow online. She lives her life with purpose and intention. Today we talk about setting anchors in motherhood, anchors like: date nights morning routines building community and setting boundaries If you enjoy this episode, be sure to check out my interview... Read more

May 12 2014

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Money Habits for Living the Life You Want :: Rachel Cruze :: ITA114

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Talking about money can be hard.  My guest, Rachel Cruze, shares some money habits for living the life you want, and the first one has nothing to do with budgets or spreadsheets.   Expenses and debt can add stress and worry to your marriage and your family life. Rachel Cruz,... Read more

Nov 29 2016

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ITA #30 – Say Goodbye To Survival Mode – An Interview with Crystal Paine

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Feel overwhelmed? Exhausted? Stressed? Never fear, Kat is here. (Sorry, I couldn’t help myself.) Seriously, though, my guest today brings the goods. Crystal Paine is a wife, author of several books, mother of three and the founder of MoneySavingMom.com, a blog that has over 1.5 million visitors every single month.... Read more

Jan 27 2014

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Parenting without Regret :: Laura Seibert :: ITA100

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Of all the people that I’ve ever interviewed, there are few people I could recommend with more integrity and wisdom than Laura. Her words as a mom and a wife hold such weight and I was greatly encouraged by what she said about owning motherhood. I know you’ll be inspired by... Read more

Mar 29 2016

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The Truth about Work Life Balance with Jessica Turner :: ITA112

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How can you balance a career and family and feel satisfied and successful in both roles? What does work life balance really look like? Is it possible? These are some of the questions Jessica Turner and I discuss in today’s episode of the Inspired to Action Podcast. Whether you work... Read more

Oct 10 2016

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Craving Jesus More Than Netflix with Jennie Allen :: ITA #125

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Jennie Allen is a recovering achiever who is passionate about Jesus. She is the author of the new book, Nothing to Prove: Why We Can Stop Trying So Hard, and is the founder of IF: Gathering, which exists to gather, equip, and unleash the next generation to live out their... Read more

May 10 2017

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Motherhood, Redemption & Good Stories with Beth Moore :: ITA118

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Evangelist, author, and Bible teacher Beth Moore chats with us about her new novel The Undoing of Saint Silvanus, her love of good stories and how God can redeem all things. In her debut novel, New York Times best-selling author Beth Moore tackles themes of brokenness and redemption all wrapped up... Read more

Jan 17 2017

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Rest Easy Moms, We Are Not the Rescuers :: Sally Lloyd-Jones :: ITA94

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I can’t tell you how much I enjoyed talking with Sally Lloyd-Jones! She has such encouraging words for us, particularly about how we as moms are not called to be the rescuers of our children. You won’t want to miss the episode as Sally reminds us that we aren’t called... Read more

Dec 08 2015

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ITA #29 – The Art of Living Intentionally in a Chaotic World – An Interview with Tsh Oxenreider

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Life is whirlwind and it is SO easy to get caught up in the myriad of things we “should” do. So, how do we live intentionally in a chaotic world? Today, Tsh Oxenreider and I chat about that in this episode of the Inspired To Action podcast. Take a Break... Read more

Jan 20 2014

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ITA #42 – Simple Ways to Pursue Excellence in Motherhood pt.1 – with Elisa Pulliam

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I am confident that God has called each of us, as moms, to do great things. No matter what phase of life we are in, God wants to use us to impact others. I’ve been learning lately, that I want to be ready for every situation He might want to... Read more

Apr 28 2014

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Creating a Lifegiving Table with Sally Clarkson :: ITA136

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I’m not much of a cook, but I’m always amazed at the power of a good meal to pull everyone away from what they are doing and spend time together talking and eating.

Today we’re talking about building and strengthening our family around the dinner table with the ever-inspiring Sally Clarkson. Sally shares how we can really make the most of our moments together.


Links Mentioned In This Episode:

  1. The Lifegiving Table Book
  2. SallyClarkson.com
  3. Get on Kat’s Email List!
  4. HelloMornings.org
  5. Hello Mornings Book
  6. Love the song in the outro? It’s called God Day. It’s by Jen Stanbro and you can get it on iTunes by clicking here and check out Jen’s site by clicking here.

Your Meal Planning is Done!

—>Click here to get your free 2 week trial of PrepDish.com<—

Connect with Sally Clarkson

Website | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | Instagram

Connect with Kat

Instagram | Facebook

How to Listen to This Podcast

Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes or Stitcher and get the latest episodes as soon as they are available. If you’re new to podcasts, click here learn more about them!

Click the play button in the post or grab your favorite podcast app and join us for a chat!

Oct 17 2017

49mins

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Families Impacting the Global Water Crisis — with Laura Blank :: ITA #135

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There is good news about the global water crisis. In 1990, 76 percent of the world had access to improved drinking water. Today, that number is nearly 91 percent and growing.

Unfortunately, nearly 1,000 children under age 5 still die every day from diarrhea caused by contaminated water, poor sanitation, and improper hygiene. Clean water frees children from deadly diseases, liberates women and children from a life spent gathering dirty water and opens the door to education, a promising future, and a full life

My guest Laura Blank from World Vision shares how you can get your family involved in ending the global water crisis in our lifetime.

In This Episode, You’ll Hear…

  • About World Vision’s Global 6K water initiative
  • Ways to involve your kids with big global causes to help people in poverty
  • Stories of how organizations are closing the gap for worldwide water shortage
  • Why addressing water shortage impacts the futures of families in developing countries

JJ Heller’s Song:

About the Global 6K for Water

Links Mentioned In This Episode:

  1. Global 6K for Water
  2. JJ Heller’s This Little Light of Mine
  3. World Vision’s Clean Water Giving Page
  4. Love the song in the outro? It’s called God Day. It’s by Jen Stanbro and you can get it on iTunes by clicking here and check out Jen’s site by clicking here.

Your Meal Planning is Done!

—>Click here to get your free 2 week trial of PrepDish.com<—

Connect with World Vision

Website | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | Instagram

Connect with Kat

Instagram | Facebook

How to Listen to This Podcast

Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes or Stitcher and get the latest episodes as soon as they are available. If you’re new to podcasts, click here learn more about them!

Click the play button in the post or grab your favorite podcast app and join us for a chat!

Sep 22 2017

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Freedom From Frustrating Finances with Erin Odom :: ITA #134

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With an upside down mortgage, growing family and a too-small income, Erin Odom and her husband were frustrated with their finances. She shares their powerful story of getting to the roots of their financial problems, making a plan to address them and keeping their marriage intact in the process.

“We didn’t know what we were doing wrong. We would come to the end of the month and look at our bank account and say, ‘Ok we can’t go to the grocery store. We have to try and make ends meet.’ We could not make our finances work.”

In This Episode, You’ll Hear…

  • Erin’s story of frustration, humility and faith in the face of difficulty making finances work
  • The freedom of figuring out the roots of financial frustrations and making a plan to address them
  • How asking God for contentment can be a gamechanger in finding financial freedom
  • Practicals for cutting down spending, making a plan for your money and communicating with your spouse about finances

Links Mentioned In This Episode

  1. More Than Just Making It
  2. Brilliant Business Moms
  3. iBloom in Business
  4. Christy Wright’s Business Boutique
  5. Eating Well on a Budget
  6. Love the song in the outro? It’s called God Day. It’s by Jen Stanbro and you can get it on iTunes by clicking here and check out Jen’s site by clicking here.

Your Meal Planning is Done!

—>Click here to get your free 2 week trial of PrepDish.com<—

Connect with Erin

Website | Twitter | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram

Connect with Kat

Instagram | Facebook

How to Listen to This Podcast

Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes or Stitcher and get the latest episodes as soon as they are available. If you’re new to podcasts, click here learn more about them!

Click the play button in the post or grab your favorite podcast app and join us for a chat!

Sep 05 2017

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Israel: Where Faith Meets Place with Heather MacFadyen :: ITA #133

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Through some miraculous circumstances, my guest Heather MacFadyen took a powerful trip to Israel this past spring. She shares how that trip impacted her life, her walk with Jesus and changed her understanding of the Holy Land and the people who live there.

“If Christians want to really know God, and our faith and our roots, we need to know Judaism. We need to know what Jesus did and how he lived. It makes everything come to life more.”

In This Episode, You’ll Hear…

  • Heather’s miraculous trip to Israel and how it came at a pivotal time in her life
  • Insight into the places and people of the Holy Land (both Israel and Palestine)
  • How understanding Judaism can help Christians really know the roots of our faith and how Jesus lived

Like you do. #yeehaw #holy40

A post shared by Heather MacFadyen (@godcenteredmom) on Mar 26, 2017 at 5:34am PDT

God is able. To gift each of us with this beautiful trip to the Holy Land. To gather a room full of Jews and Christians celebrating His goodness. To immerse us in His love and grace bringing new life. God is able. He won’t fail. #ShabbatShalom @israelcollective #israelcollective (an unforgettable night that I have imprinted on my mind and not captured in pictures). : @moriahpeters

A post shared by Heather MacFadyen (@godcenteredmom) on Mar 24, 2017 at 3:37pm PDT

Links Mentioned In This Episode:

  1. Israel Collective
  2. Love the song in the outro? It’s called God Day. It’s by Jen Stanbro and you can get it on iTunes by clicking here and check out Jen’s site by clicking here.

Your Kids Are Going To LOVE This –>

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Click here to get your FREE week along with a fun coloring pack. Use the coupon code: INSPIRED.

Connect with Heather MacFadyen

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Connect with Kat

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How to Listen to This Podcast

Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes or Stitcher and get the latest episodes as soon as they are available. If you’re new to podcasts, click here learn more about them!

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Aug 25 2017

54mins

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Faith-Based Decision Making with Carey Bailey :: ITA #132

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We all search for peace and clarity in life’s big decisions. Life coach Carey Bailey shares how to build up faith-based decision-making processes in your life.

“It’s not my job to try and be in control, instead it’s my job to trust God in the little things and the big things. This process is not about finding clarity, it’s about understanding and learning more about what it looks like to trust God in our every day.”

In This Episode, You’ll Hear…

  • Tips for setting up a discernment process for hearing God in your decision making
  • How to get started with journaling as a way to talk to God
  • Why decision making is ultimately a way we can grow in trusting God

Links Mentioned In This Episode:

  1. Love the song in the outro? It’s called God Day. It’s by Jen Stanbro and you can get it on iTunes by clicking here and check out Jen’s site by clicking here.

Your Kids Are Going To LOVE This –>

Get A FREE Week of JellyTelly!

How awesome is that? Get over 300 hours of incredible Bible-centered video content. My kids (yes, even my teenagers) love JellyTelly. They especially enjoy Heroes of the Faith, Torchlighters, Veggie Tales and What’s In The Bible. There’s something here for every age.

Click here to get your FREE week along with a fun coloring pack. Use the coupon code: INSPIRED.

Connect with Carey Bailey

Website | Twitter | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram

Connect with Kat

Instagram | Facebook

How to Listen to This Podcast

Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes or Stitcher and get the latest episodes as soon as they are available. If you’re new to podcasts, click here learn more about them!

Click the play button in the post or grab your favorite podcast app and join us for a chat!

Aug 18 2017

38mins

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More than Motherhood, Rediscovering You with Chrystal Evans Hurst :: ITA #131

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Bestselling author, speaker and homeschooling mother of five, Chrystal Evans Hurst shares her rich wisdom on how to live the life God has called you to even when our dreams don’t match our current reality.

“Our life is a journey and God wastes nothing. Everything about you, your experiences, your personality, God will use it but he may not bring it together into a picture that makes sense to you until a few years down the road.”

In This Episode, You’ll Hear…

  • The importance of the journey God takes us on to find our calling in him.
  • Finding something that is good enough, for now, is really a powerful way to start following the dreams God has placed in you
  • Giving your best to your kids is one of the greatest accomplishments you can achieve
  • Figuring out our “Ground Zero” in each season to keep us from drifting

Your Meal Planning is Done!

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Links mentioned in this Episode:

  1. Get Chrystal’s BOOK:  She’s Still There
  2. Previous Chrystal Hurst Episodes- Ep. 37 and Ep. 38
  3. Free Printable, “Babies Don’t Keep”
  4. Love the song in the outro? It’s called God Day. It’s by Jen Stanbro and you can get it on iTunes by clicking here and check out Jen’s site by clicking here.

Connect with Chrystal

Website | Twitter | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram

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Connect with Kat

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How to Listen to This Podcast

Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes or Stitcher and get the latest episodes as soon as they are available. If you’re new to podcasts, click here learn more about them!

Click the play button in the post or grab your favorite podcast app and join us for a chat!

Aug 08 2017

45mins

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Strong Parenting & Hero Dads with Dr. Meg Meeker :: ITA #130

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Mom and pediatrician, Dr. Meg Meeker shares wisdom and rich insight on parenting, teens, and fatherhood. You’ll want to bookmark this one to listen to again and again!

Highlights…

“You pursue your children, enter their world and stay there.”
“A parent helps develop the identity of a child”

“Being in the same house with your mom and dad, even if you don’t talk much, that alone transforms children.”

“In a child’s eyes, every dad is a hero who is larger than life.”

In This Episode, You’ll Hear…

  • Encouragement for parenting teenagers and pursuing relationships with them
  • Ways to include dads in parenting from the beginning
  • How to honor and encourage dads to be active parents

Quick Links

  1. BOOK: Hero: Being the Strong Father Your Children Need
  2. BOOK: Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown
  3. Love the song in the outro? It’s called God Day. It’s by Jen Stanbro and you can get it on iTunes by clicking here and check out Jen’s site by clicking here.

Connect with Dr. Meg Meeker

Blog:

https://megmeekermd.com

Social media:

Twitter | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram

Connect with Kat

Instagram | Facebook

Your Kids Are Going To LOVE This –>

Get A FREE Week of JellyTelly!

How awesome is that? Get over 300 hours of incredible Bible-centered video content. My kids (yes, even my teenagers) love JellyTelly. They especially enjoy Heroes of the Faith, Torchlighters, Veggie Tales and What’s In The Bible. There’s something here for every age.

Click here to get your FREE week along with a fun coloring pack. Use the coupon code: INSPIRED.

How to Listen to This Podcast

Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes or Stitcher and get the latest episodes as soon as they are available. If you’re new to podcasts, click here learn more about them!

Click the play button in the post or grab your favorite podcast app and join us for a chat!

Jul 28 2017

39mins

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Training Boys to be Modern-Day Knights with Heather Haupt :: ITA #129

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When stories about knights, battles and medieval heroism caught her boys’ imaginations, Heather Haupt used it as an opportunity to teach them about the code of chivalry. Drawing from real accounts in the middle ages, she challenged her boys to become modern-day knights in training.

“This has so shaped the culture of our family. We talk a lot about becoming an honorable man and what that looks like. It has given my sons, especially my oldest, a sense of purpose.”

In This Episode, You’ll Hear…

  • Heather’s parenting story and the origin of her new book Knights in Training
  • The ten principles of the chivalry challenge
  • How to call your boys to a higher standard and coach them as they get older
  • Ways to get started on your own chivalry challenge

Quick Links

  1. BOOK: Knights in Training
  2. BOOK: Saint George and the Dragon by Margaret Hodges
  3. Free printable knight’s code poster
  4. Love the song in the outro? It’s called God Day. It’s by Jen Stanbro and you can get it on iTunes by clicking here and check out Jen’s site by clicking here.

Your Kids Are Going To LOVE This –>

Get A FREE Week of JellyTelly!

How awesome is that? Get over 300 hours of incredible Bible-centered video content. My kids (yes, even my teenagers) love JellyTelly. They especially enjoy Heroes of the Faith, Torchlighters, Veggie Tales and What’s In The Bible. There’s something here for every age.

Click here to get your FREE week along with a fun coloring pack. Use the coupon code: INSPIRED.

Connect with Heather Haupt

Blog:

www.heatherhaupt.com

Social media:

Twitter | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram

How to Listen to This Podcast

Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes or Stitcher and get the latest episodes as soon as they are available. If you’re new to podcasts, click here learn more about them!

Click the play button in the post or grab your favorite podcast app and join us for a chat!

Jul 14 2017

34mins

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Make God Famous with Lisa Lloyd :: ITA #128

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Actress and mom Lisa Lloyd shares how God brought her to a deep place of surrender after a painful experience in her life. Through that experience, she felt called by God to make his name famous and invite others to do the same.  

“Wherever we’re at in life, God has called us to live for the glory of his name– not wishing we were somewhere else. We can make God famous and glorify him in the season we’re in.”

In This Episode, You’ll Hear…

  • How to be vulnerable and share struggles with close community
  • Lisa’s stirring story of choosing to make God famous over focusing on worldly fame
  • Ways to shift the spotlight from ourselves to God and disciple our kids to do the same
  • Encouragement to “wait well” and focus on the season of life and motherhood we’re in

Quick Links

  1. BOOK: Chasing Famous
  2. Love the song in the outro? It’s called God Day. It’s by Jen Stanbro and you can get it on iTunes by clicking here and check out Jen’s site by clicking here.

Connect with Lisa Lloyd

Blog:

http://www.lisalloyd.org

Social media:

Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | Instagram

How to Listen to This Podcast

Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes or Stitcher and get the latest episodes as soon as they are available. If you’re new to podcasts, click here learn more about them!

Click the play button in the post or grab your favorite podcast app and join us for a chat!

Jun 13 2017

37mins

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The Power of Summer Reading (Aloud) with Sarah Mackenzie :: ITA # 127

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With the beginning of summer right around the corner, keeping our kids occupied and enjoying family activities are typically high on everyone’s list. What if you could accomplish both by adding the simple activity of reading aloud together?

Sarah Mackenzie, homeschooling mom of 6 and founder of the Read Aloud Revival podcast shares how her family got hooked on reading aloud and some great books to add to your summer reading list.

In This Episode, You’ll Hear…

  • The benefits of reading aloud and playing audiobooks for your children, especially those who can read on their own.
  • How to keep your kids engaged while reading aloud or listening to an audiobook
  • A starter list of great books to read to your kids

Books Mentioned:

  1. Paul Galdone Fairy Tales
  2. Books by Robert McCloskey
  3. Books by Jan Brett
  4. Books by Tomie dePaola
  5. A Bear Called Paddington (and others by Michael Bond)
  6. Books by E.B. White
  7. Books by Beverly Cleary
  8. My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
  9. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  10. Half Magic by Edward Eager
  11. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  12. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg
  13. The Rise and Fall of Mount Majestic by Jennifer Trafton
  14. The Wingfeather Saga by Andrew Peterson
  15. The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
  16. The Wilderking Trilogy by Jonathan Rogers
  17. Books by J.R.R. Tolkien
  18. Download Sarah Mackenzie’s Excellent Book List –>

Quick Links:

  1. Click here to get your free 2 week trial of PrepDish.com
  2. More about the Read Aloud Revival podcast
  3. Love the song in the outro? It’s called God Day. It’s by Jen Stanbro and you can get it on iTunes by clicking here and check out Jen’s site by clicking here.

Connect with Sarah Mackenzie

Blog:

https://amongstlovelythings.com

Social media:

Twitter | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram

How to Listen to This Podcast

Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes or Stitcher and get the latest episodes as soon as they are available. If you’re new to podcasts, click here learn more about them!

Click the play button in the post or grab your favorite podcast app and join us for a chat!

May 30 2017

44mins

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Worshipping God in the Midst of Pain with Kari Jobe :: ITA 126

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Christian music singer and songwriter Kari Jobe shares about her motherhood journey and the story behind her new album The Garden. After a tragedy in her family, Jobe wrote worship songs about finding hope in the midst of loss, peace in the midst of uncertainty and God’s presence in the... Read more

May 16 2017

32mins

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Craving Jesus More Than Netflix with Jennie Allen :: ITA #125

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Jennie Allen is a recovering achiever who is passionate about Jesus. She is the author of the new book, Nothing to Prove: Why We Can Stop Trying So Hard, and is the founder of IF: Gathering, which exists to gather, equip, and unleash the next generation to live out their... Read more

May 10 2017

32mins

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Stories of Adoption, Hope and Purposeful Family Life with Tricia Goyer :: ITA 124

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Tricia Goyer is a busy mom of ten, grandmother of two, and wife to her husband John. She shares her family’s story about adopting seven children ranging in age from 2 to 16 after her three biological children were older.   In and around the hustle and bustle of family... Read more

Apr 26 2017

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Saying Yes, Finding Beauty in God’s Plans: with Heather Avis :: ITA 123

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Mother of three adopted children—two with Down syndrome—Heather Avis has learned that it’s the lucky few that recognize God’s plans are best, even when they seem radically different than our own. “I had no clue that by saying yes to adoption and yes to Down Syndrome, the ripple effect would... Read more

Apr 20 2017

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Intentional Friendships with Lisa-Jo Baker :: ITA122

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Mom and author Lisa-Jo Baker has served as a community manager at www.incourage.me for seven years talking with women about what makes Godly friendships work. She shares what she’s learned about finding and fostering friendships that are more like sweatpants than skinny jeans and how to avoid potential friendship roadblocks.... Read more

Apr 10 2017

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Plan Life Around Your Passions with Christy Wright :: ITA121

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Mom, entrepreneur and business coach Christy Wright shares her heart for helping moms create their own businesses and plan their lives around what matters to them most. “You have permission to create a schedule and a life that looks exactly what you want it to look like. At the end... Read more

Mar 21 2017

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Using Our Fighting Words with Ellie Holcomb :: ITA#120

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When we realize we’re believing lies about who we are and God’s purpose for our life, we have a choice — admit defeat OR fight back with the truth of God’s word. In this podcast, singer/songwriter Ellie Holcomb shares how she memorizes scriptures to use as ‘fighting words’ against lies.... Read more

Feb 28 2017

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Trusting God with Your Outside-the-Box Kids with Sally Clarkson :: ITA119

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Author Sally Clarkson shares her journey with her outside-the-box son Nathan, and how God is able to do miracles we can’t even imagine when we trust His voice instead of the loud voices of the world. From his early childhood, Sally Clarkson’s son Nathan was bursting with creativity and uncontainable... Read more

Jan 24 2017

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Motherhood, Redemption & Good Stories with Beth Moore :: ITA118

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Evangelist, author, and Bible teacher Beth Moore chats with us about her new novel The Undoing of Saint Silvanus, her love of good stories and how God can redeem all things. In her debut novel, New York Times best-selling author Beth Moore tackles themes of brokenness and redemption all wrapped up... Read more

Jan 17 2017

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Dancing Free of Expectations with Jess Connolly :: ITA117

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We can get trapped by other’s expectations of who we should be and what we should do, but that isn’t God’s best for us.   Jess Connolly shares how she stopped living her life by other people’s expectations and learned to walk, run and even dance in the freedom God’s approval.... Read more

Jan 12 2017

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