Kindred Mom Podcast

Kindred Mom Podcast

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Flourishing in Motherhood


The Wisest Investment Parents Can Make
May 28 • 12 min
I knew this moment was coming, but somehow it arrived more quickly than I anticipated. As I hesitantly …
Outside Looking In: Marking the Chapters of Motherhood
May 26 • 16 min
I scan the shelf at our neighborhood’s public library until I find the book I had placed on …
079 // Leadership in Motherhood – Lindsey Cornett & Mary Kate Brown
May 24 • 42 min
Kindred Mom team members Mary Kate Brown and Lindsey Cornett join host Emily Sue Allen for a conversation …
It Just Gets Better
May 21 • 13 min
“Come on kids, we’re going to the beach today,” I announced one morning. They’d grown accustomed to impromptu …
What in the World Will You Do With Yourself?
May 19 • 17 min
Floor plans and scholarship applications litter my dining room table these days, and the talk around dinner is …
Lessons Learned in the Produce Aisle
May 14 • 10 min
Nothing in my life welcomed unsolicited (and unhelpful) advice quite like the terrible twos. Though tenderly given, the …
You’re the Worst!
May 12 • 16 min
She was standing in her partly-open doorway, leaning slightly forward at the waist, fists balled, arms locked and …
078 // Legacy Begins in the Little Years – Jennifer Van Winkle & Song Harri
May 11 • 51 min
Kindred Mom team member Jenni Van Winkle and KM Alum Song Harri join host Emily Sue Allen for …
What Now?
May 7 • 11 min
When we brought our little, orange baby home from the hospital, we set him down next to the …
Before He Leaves
May 5 • 13 min
“Jonny!” I yelled up the stairs three times before I gave up and texted him instead. Texting my …
The Best Stuff in Life
Apr 30 • 16 min
We sped from the airport to the beach as soon as we landed in Los Angeles for the …
Prepared for the Pandemic
Apr 29 • 17 min
I say I’m a pinball, and I’m glad the machine belongs to God. I can look back and …
Thoughts in Her Head
Apr 28 • 15 min
My daughter walks home alone from school now. She takes the same path we’ve traced year after year, …
Unexpected Joys
Apr 23 • 14 min
My oldest son was born six days after we had arrived at our new home, an eight-hour drive …
Well-Loved
Apr 21 • 12 min
I am standing over the kitchen counter, my glue gun in one hand and a tiny square of …
077 // Ages & Stages: Perceptive Parenting – Jay Jones & Lindsey Cornett
Apr 20 • 42 min
Kindred Mom team members Jay Jones and Lindsey Cornett join host Emily Sue Allen for a conversation about …
Bringing Fuzzy into Focus
Apr 16 • 14 min
It’s a bone-chilling 14 degrees outside. Through the foggy car window, I see Seth bounding out of his …
Enough
Apr 14 • 13 min
My husband is out of town this week for work. With trepidation, I tuck my boys into their …
076 // Ages & Stages: Navigating New Things – Jay Jones & Jenni Van Winkle
Apr 13 • 47 min
Kindred Mom team members Jay Jones and Jenni Van Winkle join host Emily Sue Allen for a conversation …
On Things Remembered, Things Forgotten, and Wet Pajamas
Apr 9 • 16 min
My coziest pajamas are not a set. But even though the pieces do not match, they fit so …
Grief and Gratitude
Apr 8 • 16 min
“Hey Finn,” my five-year-old called to his three year-old brother, “Don’t forget to look for treasure!” Standing in …
Raw Milk
Apr 7 • 12 min
I sit in my 17-month-old daughter’s toddler bed, my arms wrapped around her tiny body. It is the …
075 // Wholehearted Mom – Lynne Patti, Jay Jones, & Mary Kate Brown
Apr 6 • 39 min
Kindred Mom team members Lynne Patti, Mary Kate Brown, and new member Jay Jones join host Emily Sue …
Just Caitlin
Apr 2 • 11 min
On the way home from preschool, my middle daughter usually keeps up a steady stream of inane chatter. …
All Aboard
Mar 31 • 19 min
I am standing on a train platform. It feels good to be here in this familiar place. People …
074 // Quieting Self Criticism – Robin Chapman & Lindsey Cornett
Mar 30 • 31 min
Kindred Mom team members Lindsey Cornett and Robin Chapman join host Emily Sue Allen for a conversation about …
Throw Pillows
Mar 26 • 14 min
“Stop jumping on the throw pillows!” I turn and yell from the kitchen, hands pruny and sudsy from …
Uncertain Times
Mar 24 • 13 min
One week before the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in our school district, I made a list …
Ugly Mother: The Reality of PPD
Mar 24 • 15 min
I remember the moment vividly when I changed into someone that I did not recognize. Someone I hated. …
Home and Back
Mar 19 • 11 min
Pushing hard, I open the heavy white gate leading into the backyard of the historic Houston house. An …
Truth and Anxiety: Finding Comfort in the Word
Mar 18 • 18 min
The road winds organically through the land with gentle curves around geological formations and no cross-traffic to speak …
The Year of the “Do Some of It Mom”
Mar 17 • 12 min
I went to the office supply store for printer ink and also a few things one would think …
Have It All
Mar 12 • 14 min
I throw open the shower door, and a blast of cold air shocks my skin. Instantly covered in …
Shattering Scarcity
Mar 10 • 16 min
Miraculously, our morning was going according to plan. We were up on time, the kids were already wearing …
Learning to Love Peaceful Silence
Mar 4 • 14 min
Delicious campfire smoke filled the air and covered my clothes. The air was cool for a summer night, …
Light a Candle
Mar 2 • 15 min
I wear tracks into the floors of our home. I move from upstairs to down, into the bathroom …
In the Soup
Feb 27 • 16 min
“Is something wrong? Are you mad at me?” I can perceive with pretty good accuracy when my husband …
073 // Calming the Chaos – Wendy Snyder (Fresh Start Family Online)
Feb 25 • 39 min
Kindred Mom team member Lindsey Cornett joins host Emily Sue Allen to interview guest Wendy Snyder (Fresh Start …
Brave & Sad: Growing Family Through Foster Care
Feb 25 • 15 min
Last week, I took my preschooler to the clinic for a flu shot. I promised him we’d get …
Peaceful Bedtimes: The Quick Trick That Saved Us
Feb 19 • 12 min
“Goodnight, Buddy! I love you,” I whisper to my seven-year-old son as I quietly slip out of his …
Going Public
Feb 17 • 11 min
“What do we do with Jenna?” I asked my husband on a spontaneous evening walk. I’ve been homeschooling …
A Comfort Friend for All
Feb 12 • 16 min
The demanding beeping sound of the washing machine catches my attention, indicating its time to switch to the …
A Best Friend You Can’t Get Rid Of
Feb 10 • 13 min
“But she likes it,” my middle daughter insists, a pleading expression on her face. I scoop the baby …
072 // Parenting as a Team – Jim & Lynne Jackson (Connected Families)
Feb 10 • 39 min
Kindred Mom team member Robin Chapman joins host Emily Sue Allen to interview guests Jim & Lynne Jackson …
A Rescue Boat for Two
Feb 4 • 16 min
The first time I saw him, he was strutting down a makeshift catwalk in the dorm we both …
You Can Stop Competing—You’re Both Hard-Core
Feb 3 • 13 min
Remember that handsome man who seduced you about a year ago, acting all suave and sexy? Now he’s …
The Putting Away of the Day
Jan 30 • 14 min
I shut their bedroom door and sigh deeply, pausing, hesitating to move, as I question the whining behind …
Away in a Bathroom
Jan 28 • 11 min
I struggled to get the down comforter draped over the glass shower doors. I knew it would dampen …
Simply Green: Cleaning Solutions
Jan 22 • 22 min
My seven month old kicked excitedly as she grasped the tiny pieces of food I’d served for lunch …
The Sock Solution
Jan 20 • 17 min
When children enter a family, a good many things begin to multiply: Cheerios, bodily fluids, tempers, under-eye circles, …
071 // Stress and Stuff – Tara Bremer
Jan 20 • 37 min
Kindred Mom team member Lynne Patti joins host Emily Sue Allen to interview guest Tara Bremer (House Peace) …
Passed Down
Jan 15 • 16 min
I flip on the bathroom light. Everything looks fine if I just stand here in the doorway, but …
Unboxing
Jan 13 • 14 min
A tall, perky brunette in a purple velour tracksuit smiled broadly at me when I opened my front …
Peace in the Chaos
Jan 8 • 15 min
The mudroom was non-negotiable. I scoured hundreds if not thousands of floor plans on the Internet before we …
Paint-Speckled Mother
Jan 6 • 15 min
I have to do something with this kitchen. I have lived with it for ten years. In some …
070 // Peaceful Home Series Intro – Kindred Mom Team
Jan 6 • 32 min
Kindred Mom team members Mary Kate Brown, Lindsey Cornett, Lynne Patti, and Robin Chapman join host Emily Sue …
Inviting Peace
Jan 2 • 21 min
With a toddler running around and a bun in the oven, I knew finding a way to get …
069 // Q & A with Emily & Kolby Allen
Dec 23, 2019 • 57 min
Jenni Van Winkle leads a Q&A with regular Kindred Mom Podcast host Emily Sue Allen and her husband …
068 // Celebrating Motherhood Recap – Mary Kate Brown, Lindsey Cornett, and Robin Chapman
Dec 12, 2019 • 50 min
Kindred Mom team members Mary Kate Brown, Lindsey Cornett, and Robin Chapman join host Emily Sue Allen to …
067 // The Gift of Repetition (A Liturgy of Motherhood) – Robin Chapman, Lindsey Cornett, & Jenn Giles Kemper
Nov 19, 2019 • 63 min
Kindred Mom team members Lindsey Cornett and Robin Chapman join host Emily Sue Allen to talk about the …
066 // The Beauty of a Humble Life – Lynne Patti, Jenni Van Winkle & Shannan Martin
Nov 4, 2019 • 69 min
Kindred Mom team members Lynne Patti and Jenni Van Winkle join host Emily Sue Allen to talk about …
065 // Blindsided by Motherhood – Lindsey Cornett, Robin Chapman & Jen Babakhan
Oct 21, 2019 • 61 min
This episode is all about the unexpectedly difficult surprises of motherhood! Kindred Mom team members Lindsey Cornett and …
064 // The Surprises of Motherhood – Jennifer Van Winkle, Sarah Allard & Karen Gauvreau
Oct 7, 2019 • 64 min
This episode is all about the surprises of motherhood! Featuring Jenni Van Winkle, Sarah Allard, and Karen Gauvreau. …
063 // Stepping Out of Survival Mode – Jenni Van Winkle, Lynne Patti, & Kristin Vanderlip
Sep 23, 2019 • 58 min
This episode covers the realities of leaning on a village in a time of need, how to ask …
062 // It Takes a Village – Lindsey Cornett, Mary Kate Brown & Special Guest Leslie Verner
Sep 9, 2019 • 67 min
This episode is a look into the importance of having a village, how to cultivate it in your …
061 // Friendship in Motherhood – Lynne Patti, Robin Chapman, & Special Guest Melanie Dale
Aug 26, 2019 • 64 min
This episode is an all about friendship in motherhood—the beauty and the challenges of building and maintaining relationships …
060 // Celebrating Motherhood – The Kindred Mom Team
Aug 12, 2019 • 59 min
This episode is an introduction to the upcoming season of Kindred Mom, centered around the theme of “Celebrating …
059 // Celebrating the Healthy Mom Series – Jennifer Van Winkle & Lindsey Cornett
May 10, 2019 • 32 min
This episode is a recap and celebration of the Healthy Mom series featured on KindredMom.com. Check out the …
058 // Creativity, Passion & Purpose – Alex Davies, Robin Chapman, Alana Dawson & Amber Salhus
Apr 21, 2019 • 59 min
Closing out the Healthy Mom series, Episode 58 is all about creativity, purpose, and passion. In the first …
057 // Healthy Soul: Peace & Spirituality – Lindsey Cornett, Rachel Blackston & Lexie Stratman
Apr 8, 2019 • 67 min
Episode 57 opens up the final month of our Healthy Mom series: Healthy Soul. This week, host Emily …
056 // Movement & Rest for Moms – Lindsey Cornett, Shannon Owen & Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith
Mar 18, 2019 • 59 min
This episode continues the Healthy Body conversation on KindredMom.com with thoughts about Movement and Rest for Moms. Host …
055 // Trading Shame for Strength – Jennifer Van Winkle, Robin Chapman & Rachel Blackston
Mar 4, 2019 • 63 min
This episode kicks off month 2 of the Healthy Mom series over on KindredMom.com, focusing in on having …
054 // Tackling Worry and Overwhelm – Alex Davies, Lindsey Cornett & Lisa Appelo
Feb 18, 2019 • 61 min
This episode is a conversation about tackling worry and overwhelm as a mom, and is part of the …
053 // Mental Health for Moms – Rachel Blackston, Robin Chapman & Shannon Owen
Feb 4, 2019 • 62 min
For the next 3 months, the Kindred Mom community will be covering a variety of topics under the …
052 // Freedom From Fear & Anxiety – Meredith McDaniel & Maria Furlough
Jan 21, 2019 • 61 min
January’s Kindred Mom theme is Freedom in Motherhood, and in Episode 52, host Emily Sue Allen talks with …
051 // Freedom in Motherhood – Lindsey Cornett & Brittany L. Bergman
Jan 7, 2019 • 59 min
As the first episode in 2019, these conversations center around the theme of Freedom in Motherhood, the current …
050 // What We Learned This Year – The Kindred Mom Team
Dec 17, 2018 • 60 min
This episode is a recap of the content shared on the Kindred Mom Blog & Podcast throughout 2018, …
049 // Navigating the Unexpected – Sarah Allard & Marilynn Song Harri
Dec 3, 2018 • 56 min
This episode is about navigating unexpected things as a mom, from the everyday stuff to things that are …
48 // Contentment: The Quest for Peace – Lynne Patti, Rebekah Crosby and Tammy Mashburn
Nov 19, 2018 • 64 min
This episode explores part of November’s Kindred Mom topic–Contentment. Host Emily Sue Allen chats with Lynne Patti and …
047 // Comparison: The Thief of Everything – Lindsey Cornett, Jenni Van Winkle, & Corey Wheeland
Nov 5, 2018 • 65 min
This episode explores part of November’s Kindred Mom topic–Comparison. Host Emily Sue Allen chats with Lindsey Cornett and …
046 // Home & Belonging – Robin Chapman and Vanessa Hunt
Oct 22, 2018 • 63 min
This episode explores October’s topic–Cultivating Home–with discussion centering around creating a sense of belonging within our homes. In …
045 // Cultivating Home – Rebekah Crosby, Lindsey Cornett, & Lynne Patti
Oct 8, 2018 • 66 min
This episode dives into October’s topic—Cultivating Home—with conversations about what the most important things are in creating a …
044 // Deepening Connection Around the Table – Jenni Van Winkle, Corey Wheeland, & Misty Phillip
Sep 23, 2018 • 60 min
This episode continues to explore September’s topic—Life Around the Table—with conversations about deepening connection around the table and …
043 // Life Around the Table – Patty Scott, Lynne Patti, & Robin Chapman
Sep 10, 2018 • 58 min
This episode launches into September’s topic—Life Around the Table—with conversations about practical things to help get food on …
042 // A Vision for Home – Lindsey Cornett, Sarah Allard & Marilynn Song Harri
Aug 27, 2018 • 63 min
This episode is about developing a personal vision for home and includes a preview of September’s topic: Life …
041 // Finding Balance Through Family Transitions – Sandy Cooper & The Kindred Mom Team
Aug 13, 2018 • 57 min
In the first episode back after a long summer break, Emily Sue Allen chats with Jenni Van Winkle …
040 // Letting Go of Loving Motherhood – Robin Chapman
May 21, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode, Emily Allen hosts Robin Chapman for a conversation on Letting Go of Loving Motherhood. As …
039 // Cherishing Childhood – Lindsey Cornett & the Kindred Mom Team
May 7, 2018 • 27 min
In this episode, Emily Allen hosts Jennifer Van Winkle & Lindsey Cornett for a conversation on Cherishing Childhood, …
038 // Every Screen Tells a Story – Christie Thomas & The Kindred Mom Team
Apr 16, 2018 • 58 min
In this episode, Emily Allen hosts conversations about how every screen tells a story within a family’s home …
037 // Intentionally Cultivating Your Family Culture – Lora Cook & the Kindred Mom Team
Apr 2, 2018 • 61 min
In this episode, Emily Allen hosts conversations about intentionally cultivating family culture including how to evaluate where you’re …
036 // Dealing with Big Feelings as a Mom – Adriel Booker & The Kindred Mom Team
Mar 19, 2018 • 62 min
In this episode, Emily Allen hosts two conversations about dealing with big feelings as a mom in a …
035 // Becoming a Resilient Mom – Mary Kate Brown & The Kindred Mom Team
Mar 5, 2018 • 60 min
In this episode, Emily Allen hosts two conversations about what resilience looks like and why becoming a resilient …
034 // Loving Well By Setting Limits – Noelle Rhodes & The Kindred Mom Team
Feb 20, 2018 • 60 min
In this episode, Emily Allen hosts two conversations about Loving Well by Setting Limits, as part of the …
033 // Loving Well as a Wife – Ann Hinman & The Kindred Mom Team
Feb 12, 2018 • 62 min
In this episode, Emily Allen hosts two conversations about Loving Well as a Wife, as part of the …
032 // Loving Well as a Mom – Kat Lee + The Kindred Mom Team
Feb 5, 2018 • 61 min
In this episode, Emily Allen hosts two conversations about Loving Well as a Mom, to start off the …
031 // The Proactive Pursuit of Wellness – KM Team, Marilynn Song Harri & Emily Green
Jan 22, 2018 • 54 min
In this episode, Emily Allen hosts two (related) conversations about the Proactive Pursuit of Wellness, to add to …
030 // Self-Care for Moms – Kindred Mom Team & Charissa Pomrehn
Jan 8, 2018 • 58 min
In this episode, Emily Allen hosts two (related) conversations about Self-care for Moms, the January series on KindredMom.com. …
029 // Year-in-Review: A Celebration of Kindred Mom in 2017
Dec 18, 2017 • 59 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with her Vision Team (Lynne Patti, Sarah Allard, and Jennifer Van Winkle) …
028 // Tips and Traditions for a Meaningful Christmas – K.C. Ireton, Jody Collins, & Sandi Sutton
Dec 5, 2017 • 48 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with authors K.C. Ireton and Jody Lee Collins about Advent and celebrating …
027 // Freedom From the Need to Be Perfect – Lindsey Cornett & Rebekah Crosby
Nov 14, 2017 • 30 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with Lindsey Cornett and Rebekah Crosby, the talented team behind the monthly …
026 // A Thousand Times Yes (Adoption) – Glenna Marshall (+ words from Katie Carper)
Nov 7, 2017 • 33 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with Glenna Marshall about her journey through two adoptions, and the blessings …
025 // Consistency in Parenting – Jennifer Van Winkle & Lynne Patti
Oct 31, 2017 • 44 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with Jennifer Van Winkle and Lynne Patti about consistency in parenting. With …
024 // Stillbirth & Infant Loss and Gently + Quietly (A Personal Project) – Sharon McKeeman
Oct 3, 2017 • 33 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with Sharon McKeeman about her difficult multiple pregnancy and infant losses and …
023 // The Intersection of Hope and Sorrow – Sarah Damaska + Pam Shrauger
Sep 27, 2017 • 31 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with Sarah Damaska about her difficult journey through the loss of …
022 // Preparing for a Positive Birth Experience – Lexie Stratman
Sep 20, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with Lexie Stratman about pregnancy and birth choices, and hierarchy of trust …
021 // Chasing Rest – Dorina Lazo Gilmore
Sep 12, 2017 • 32 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with Dorina Lazo Gilmore about the importance of prioritizing rest, and the …
020 // On Loneliness and Needing a Village – Lindsay Hausch
Sep 6, 2017 • 31 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with Lindsay Hausch about the importance of support and community in …
019 // Kindred Mom Podcast & Blog Update – Emily Sue Allen
Aug 4, 2017 • 15 min
In this mini-episode/update, Emily Allen shares about a few behind-the-scenes things related to Kindred Mom, as well as …
018 // Reflux and Feeding Issues – Courtney Frye
Jul 26, 2017 • 26 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with Courtney Frye about her experience wading through feeding issues with both …
017 // Troubleshooting Motherhood – Patience
Jul 18, 2017 • 31 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with Lynne Patti about a few listener questions that came in from …
016 // Redefining Supermom – Song Harri
Jul 11, 2017 • 27 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with Marilynn Song Harri about her essay, “Redefining Supermom”. They talk about …
015 // The Fervent Prayer of a Ragged Woman – Shauna Letellier
Jun 27, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode, Emily Allen interviews author Shauna Letellier about her essay, “The Fervent Prayer of a Ragged …
014 // Speed Boat, Ocean Liner: About Identity as a Mom – Jennifer Van Winkle
Jun 20, 2017 • 30 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with Jennifer Van Winkle about her essay, “Speed Boat, Ocean Liner”. This …
013 // The Mindset of Motherhood & Mental Health – Naomi Fata
Jun 13, 2017 • 32 min
In this episode, Kindred Mom host Emily Allen talks with author, business owner, and mother of three, Naomi …
012 // A Choir Calling – Lynne Patti
Jun 6, 2017 • 27 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with Lynne Patti about her essay, “A Choir Calling” about the importance …
011 // Grieving Lost Time – Emily Green
Jun 6, 2017 • 28 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with Emily Green about her essay, “Grieving Lost Time” about the season …
010 // Emily Sue Allen – The Journey to Six Kids
May 30, 2017 • 33 min
In this episode, Kindred Mom team-member Sarah Allard interviews host Emily Sue Allen about her own motherhood journey. …
009 // Robin Chapman – The Learning Curve of Motherhood
May 30, 2017 • 28 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with Robin Chapman about her essay, “The Learning Curve of Motherhood” and the …
008 // Glenna Marshall – Simplicity and Front Doors (Hospitality)
May 23, 2017 • 35 min
In this episode, Emily Allen interviews writer, mom, and musician Glenna Marshall about the heart behind hospitality, and how …
007 // K.C. Ireton – Time Outside with Kids (Alternatives to Screen Time)
May 23, 2017 • 31 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with author K.C. Ireton about the beauty of getting outside with kids, the …
006 // Meredith M. Dangel – Brave Enough to Help (Autism Awareness Month)
May 14, 2017 • 32 min
In this episode, Emily Allen talks with Meredith M. Dangel about her essay, “Brave Enough to Help.” As the …
005 // Dorina Lazo Gilmore – Grieving Together
May 14, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode, Emily Allen interviews Dorina Lazo Gilmore about her grief journey with her daughters and the essay …
004 // Jennifer Van Winkle – On Postpartum Recovery
May 14, 2017 • 32 min
In this episode, Emily Allen and Jennifer Van Winkle (PepperSproutHome.com) have a conversation about the struggle to embrace the …
003 // Lynne Patti – The Pressure to be a Perfect Mom & Screen Time Conversations
May 14, 2017 • 27 min
In this episode, Emily Allen and Lynne Patti discuss two of the essays Lynne shared on the Kindred Mom …
002 // Sarah Allard – Building Community
May 14, 2017 • 30 min
In this episode, Emily Allen and Sarah Allard discuss how women flourish when they build strong networks in their …
001 // Emily Allen – Introducing the Kindred Mom Podcast
May 14, 2017 • 16 min
In this episode, Emily Allen (the founder of KindredMom.com) introduces the Kindred Mom Podcast. She shares about the vision …