Finances. Some of us love talking about spreadsheets and numbers. Some of us would rather eat dirt. Wherever you fall on the financial feelings spectrum, today’s show really is for you! Natalie Taylor gives us a fresh new look when it comes to our values, our family, and our finances. Lori and Amy each take the values guide that Natalie has created and talk honestly about where our money goes and why. This is one where you’re going to want to listen in with your spouse and have honest discussions about right after. Enjoy!Read More
Today we talk about why Amy gave up coffee, why someone might choose feet over hands, and why we have a REAL sustainable solution to poverty right in front of us. Angie Williams from The Open Table shares her journey of finding what she has been looking for all her life: an antidote to poverty. The bottom line: relationship transforms poverty. You are going to want to get yourself ON A TABLE after this one! This is a share-with-all-your-friends kind of episode. Enjoy!Read More
Welcome to Season 2 of The Big Top called: Pull Up A Chair!Read More
All the birthday fun on this one! Amy turned 40 AND the podcast is one year old on Episode 25 today!
We need to talk about what has happened this past year, our birthday, our enneagram numbers (and what Amy actually is despite what she thought) and why we all want to be Lori’s number. We talk about our regrets this past year and some things we have both been learning. This one is just Lori and Amy - and we are laughing, learning, & looking back and we think you’re going to love it.Read More
“Avoidance is not a boundary. It’s a wall. Half of my church is female. If I don’t have women in my life helping to shape my thinking then they will feel voiceless.” -Pastor Craig Flack.Read More
Would you rather be an olympic athlete or The President? Let us know.Read More
“The unfortunate thing is that married couples come in about ten years too late.” - Krista CassellRead More
We can do this, friends. We can have the hard conversations. We can tackle the tough topic of racial healing that is so very needed.Read More
Let’s talk resolutions! Do you like them? What do we do about failure with them? Amy and Lori share their plan for 2019 in this one!Read More
Bananas for fingers or bananas for toes? You be the judge. AND just as importantly, let’s tackle another tough topic. What emotional risk factors do you have in light of your history, family of origin, your personality? How does this affect your daily life? And where does God come into all of that? And what do you actually do about it all? All this and more in our conversation with the lovely and lively Lorianna Joos, who gives us extremely practical advice in this area. You are going to adore her!
She is a licensed counselor who has been practicing for 11 years and has experience working with relationship issues, self-esteem, anxiety, depression, anger, domestic violence, obsessions, grief and loss, trauma, sexually maladaptive behaviors, substance use, family counseling, couples counseling, premarital counseling, teenagers, and children. She has taught various workshops on emotional healing, boundaries, healthy relationships, and surviving trauma. She currently serves as a licensed counselor with A Renewed Mind in PerrysburgRead More
Do you ever feel like an imposter? Like someone is going to figure out that you aren’t really who you are? That you can’t really do what you have set out to do? It’s a real thing, a real fear. The Imposter Syndrome is just ONE of the places we go on this amazing episode. We are tackling tough topics, y’all and we got one of THE best on the show today.Read More
Let’s tackle the tough topic of anger together!Read More
We’ve got a brand spanking new series for you and you don’t want to miss it. Just drop whatever you’re doing and go listen. It’s fine. Your boss will understand.
Our series is Tackling Tough Topics and first up: Anxiety.Read More
We are wrapping this baby up with our own banter about this crazy country we call Motherhood. And what better way to do it than to answer YOUR questions! Thank you to all those who sent us questions and messages. We definitely cover our personal thoughts on mayo, so be confident we cover your important topics. We talk about what a game changer having a positive narrative is in your home and about two necessary key words for moms: accept and celebrate. So grab that laundry and laugh and learn!Read More
We are talking about all things motherhood, but we would be remiss to not talk about the very difficult road some of us walk through to get there: infertility. On today’s show, Megan Smalley brings a feisty and faith-filled view of her well-known journey. Megan is the host of the Give Grace podcast and several amazing resources for walking through hard things. We laugh and learn together with this beautiful and tenacious soul!Read More
Yes we did. We invited a man to talk about motherhood and we went places we never thought we’d go! It was an absolute blast! You do NOT want to miss this one. Craig Flack is the teaching pastor at Celina First and a return guest–because so many of you enjoyed him the first time! He’s hilarious, a straight shooter, and has provocative thoughts for our culture.
Who doesn't want to hear from a mom who kick boxes, loves baking, and is finishing her masters degree at Dallas Theological Seminary talk about motherhood? Allie Patterson has fantastic thoughts as one of the teaching pastors at Crossroads Church in Cincinatti, OH. She is practical, brilliant, and with four kids–has a thing or two to say about motherhood!Read More