Outnumbered the Podcast

Outnumbered the Podcast

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Join Audrey and Bonnie, both homeschooling moms to 9 children each, as they explore the joyfully chaotic side of motherhood.


Mother’s Intuition {Episode 27}
Jul 16 • 41 min
Today’s episode is about something weird, otherworldly and a bit hard to define: mother’s intuition! If you’ve ever had a nagging thought, felt a spiritual nudge or just an inclination about something regarding your children, then you know what we’re…
Guest Rachel Kovac: Homeschooling & Adoption and more {Episode 26}
Jul 9 • 43 min
We are delighted to interview Rachel Kovac, mom to 6 and woman of many talents blogging at Stitched Together. Rachel shares about the Wild & Free homeschooling community of which she is a prominent member. We also discuss her homeschooling rhythm and…
How to Afford Kids - Food, Shelter, Clothing, & Everything Else (including college!!) {Episode 25}
Jul 1 • 55 min
We both often get asked “How do you afford all those kids!” This week we’re sharing tons of tips and advice on exatly how we make ends meet with large families. We’ve divided this topic into 4 parts; food, shelter, clothing and everything else including…
Loneliness in Motherhood: Prevention, Solutions and Helping Others {Episode 24}
Jun 25 • 34 min
If you’re a mom, you’re probably no stranger to loneliness. Whether it’s after quitting your full-time job, having a new baby, moving to a new city or just the daily stress of caring for multiple small children, being a mom is often a lonely job. Join us…
Kids & Toy Management {Episode 23}
Jun 18 • 33 min
Where there are kids, there are toys! And they can accumulate quickly, so today’s episode is all about managing those toys. The recent Mario Kondo craze and our own desires to bring some order to the toy chaos prompted us to share our thoughts and systems…
Traveling with Kids {Episode 22}
Jun 11 • 33 min
It’s summer time and vacations are upon us! Traveling with kids isn’t always easy or stress-free but this episode includes some tried and true tips for you to get the most out of traveling with toddlers, teens and everyone in between. Whether you’re…
Breastfeeding: Advice, Tips, Weaning & Resources {Episode 21}
Jun 3 • 34 min
Bonnie and Audrey tackle the topic of breastfeeding in today’s episode. With a combined total of 23+ years of experience, they cover advantages of breastfeeding, difficulties in breastfeeding, breastfeeding twins, extended breastfeeding and tip and…
Survival Times: How to Recognize, Cope and Adapt When Trials Hit {Episode 20}
May 28 • 35 min
Have you ever gone through a situation that just flattened you emotionally, physically or spiritually? Grief, trauma, the birth of a baby, a cross-country move or any number of life changes can cause us to go into survival mode. It can seem overwhelming…
Talking to kids about sex: The good, the bad, and the awkward! {Episode 19}
May 20 • 37 min
Today Bonnie and Audrey tackle the topic of sex education. Talking to kids about sex is an important parenting task. We cover this in 4 parts; 1- Why to have the talk, 2- What age to give them which information, 3- How to cover the specifics and 4- How…
Kids and Tantrums: Preventing tantrums and dealing with tantrums in progress {Episode 18}
May 13 • 41 min
Temper tantrums. What a fun topic! In this episode Bonnie & Audrey share their tips and tactics for dealing with tantrums in kids. We’re not psychological experts, just 2 moms who have dealt with a lot of tantrums! Audrey recommends: Baby Sign Language…
Mother’s Day with Pulling Curls, Friday We’re in Love and Delia Creates {Episode 17}
May 6 • 43 min
Happy Mother’s Day! We have a special gift for you this week. In this episode, Bonnie and Audrey interview 3 supermoms, asking them questions, and then letting them turn the tables and ask a question themselves! Find Hilary at Pulling Curls Hilary’s book…
How to Find Time for Your Passions {Episode 16}
Apr 30 • 35 min
Ever feel like motherhood defines your life? Reclaim part of your identity by working on a business or a passion project! Don’t feel like you have the time? We’re here to help! We’re sharing our tried and true tips for MAKING time for what you care about,…
Kids and Cell Phones {Episode 15}
Apr 23 • 49 min
Navigating the digital information age as a parent is tricky stuff! Today we’re talking about cell phones and other devices in regards to our kids; specifically how to decide if they’re ready, what to watch out for and how to help kids who may already be…
Special Q&A Episode {Episode 14}
Apr 15 • 51 min
Bonnie and Audrey take some time to answer many of the questions they frequently get asked about raising large families. Enjoy this special questions and answer episode, content created just for you! Audrey recommends: Dumbing us Down by John Taylor Gatto
Picky Eaters {Episode 13}
Apr 9 • 38 min
You’re in luck! Today the Outnumbered Moms, Bonnie & Audrey, share their best tips for dealing with picky eaters. From getting kids involved with food choices to helping them work through those times when the plate is in front of them and they…
Intentional Parenting {Episode 12}
Apr 2 • 32 min
Parenting is difficult enough but it’s extra hard when people question your decisions! Today’s episode talks about how to confront those decisions with confidence and courage, even when we’re getting backlash, and be the best parents we can for our unique…
Kids and Laundry {Episode 11}
Mar 26 • 39 min
In this episode, Audrey & Bonnie share all their best tips to help with the laundry! From pre-laundry decisions to getting the kids involved, by the time you’re finished with this episode, you’ll be motivated to attack that laundry pile again! Show notes:…
Guest Kimberly Coffin: Work-Life Balance & Confronting PPD {Episode 10}
Mar 19 • 41 min
Today’s episode is our very first guest interview! We are thrilled to introduce you to Kimberly Coffin, the amazingly talented blogger and YouTuber behind Sweet Red Poppy. Kim reveals how she manages to run a successful blog, including creating gorgeous…
Mom Guilt {Episode 9}
Mar 12 • 30 min
Are you one of the millions of moms who experiences Mom Guilt? If so, Bonnie and Audrey have packed this episode full of advice, tips, reassurances, and how to combat those internal and external voices that cause Mom Guilt. Bonnie recommends: Girl Wash…
Kids and Sleep {Episode 8}
Mar 5 • 42 min
Is there anything all moms need more than a good night’s sleep? Bonnie and Audrey tackle the frustrating (and often polarizing) subject of how, where and when to get your kids to sleep! We’re sharing what the experts say about how much sleep each kid…
Pregnancy Part 2 {Episode 7}
Feb 26 • 41 min
We’re back for part 2 of our pregnancy series! In this episode Bonnie and Audrey are talking about the 3rd trimester, preparing for birth and how to survive the postpartum days and weeks ahead. We’ll talk about the good, the bad and the ugly, including…
Pregnancy Part 1{Episode 6}
Feb 19 • 37 min
The Outnumbered moms, Bonnie and Audrey have so much to say about pregnancy that this is part 1 of 2 episodes on the topic! In part 1 we cover pre-pregnancy days, and the first trimester and second trimester. You can be sure that with all the kids we…
Kids and a New Sibling {Episode 5}
Feb 12 • 33 min
New baby on the way? In this episode we discuss so many ways to get your other child or children ready for the new baby. We cover preparing the former baby for the new baby, preparing older children for the new baby, preparing kids for when you are away…
Your Own Brand of Motherhood {Episode 4}
Feb 5 • 29 min
Today’s episode is just the encouragement you need to let go of mom guilt, others’ expectations of you and all your preconceived notions of what motherhood should look like. Join us as we explore the idea that both our strengths and our weaknesses are…
When You Wanna Quit {Episode 3}
Jan 29 • 36 min
It may sound drastic, but have you ever wanted to quit being a mom and never look back? We have. It’s not a fun or popular thing to admit but we want to make sure that any other moms out there who are struggling know they’re not alone! Motherhood is a…