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How To Be Money Mindful So You Can Become Financially Free w/Howard Dekkers

Oct. 29, 2021

Howard Dekkers helps individuals create an environment of economic scarcity so they can develop a system to become financially free. He teaches his student to become "money mindful". "It’s not how much you make but it’s wha…

Create One Habit That Can Change Your Life w/Susan Stutzel

Oct. 19, 2021

CPA, Susan Stutzel pursued perfection to the point of overwhelm and exhaustion. Being a mother, wife, and employee, made it necessary for her to make adjustments to create a more balanced life for herself. As a mindset and …

The Perfect Pandemic Distraction w/Lynn Cherry

Oct. 12, 2021

When you need a good distraction from the grind of life, take a break. Play a sport. Bond with your kids and grandkids. Even the dog can get into the fray. In this episode, I talk to Lynn Cherry, host of Pickleball Fire P…

When Your Teen "Act Out", Don't Make it About You - Dr. Cam Caswell

Oct. 5, 2021

Today's guest is Dr. Cam Caswell, Adolescent Psychologist and family success coach. We talked about teenage behavior and how we as parents interpret them. She points out how different the relationship is when you are a solo…

Your Purpose is Always With You So Focus on Your Message w/Jonathan Milligan

Sept. 29, 2021

I wanted to kick off Season 4 by bringing to you one of my favorite online mentors. Jonathan Milligan is an author, podcaster, and online business coach. His "15 Success Traits of Pro Bloggers" was of the roadmaps that got…

Their Rejection is Your Protection w/Tashondra Smith

Sept. 23, 2021

Tashondra Smith is a solo mom of 4 children and business owner. She tunnels through the mountains in her life to raise well adjusted kids who love and respect her. Tashondra also runs a business that specifically hires solo…

Create Magic By Reading With Your Kids w/Jed Doherty

Sept. 14, 2021

I recorded this episode almost a year ago. But it's still very relevant to our day to day. Jed Doherty, host of the Reading to Your Kids Podcast , talks about the benefits of reading. Reading benefits the reader. Benefits …

BONUS: Special Presentation on Cutting College Costs - Monthly Meet Up

Sept. 9, 2021

A short bonus episode in addition to my upcoming interview with Tashondra Smith. What my son says about connecting with your neighbor. Join us on our next Connect Monthly Meet Up for a special presentation by Bonnie Burkett …

Two Divorce, One Ex - Amanda Carrasco

Aug. 31, 2021

Amanda Carrasco is a solo mom, law student, business owner, and volunteer. Phew! She married her now ex-husband twice. Unfortunately, it didn't work the second time either. But Amanda has decided to live in the moment, enj…

Surviving Domestic Violence w/Donna Wayles

Aug. 24, 2021

"Husbands love your wives just as Christ loves the Church and gave His life for her..." "...In this same way husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies." (Ephesians 5:25) In this episode, Donna Wayles, author and…

BONUS: How to Become a Better Person in Your Relationships

Aug. 18, 2021

To be better in our relationship with others, we may need to look at the person in the mirror. Some self-healing and self-reflection helped me recognized the mistakes I made about relationships I've had. This bonus episode …

Relationships

How to Spot a Chameleon Before They Hijack Your Life - Dr. Roberta Shaler

Aug. 12, 2021

When you need help with your current or past relationship, Dr. Roberta Shaler may be just the person to talk to. Dr. Shaler will coach you on how to handle "hijackals" as well as how to spot a chameleon. Very interesting con…

BONUS: Tips to Create a Better Relationship With Your Teen

Aug. 10, 2021

I like to reflect on aspects of interviews that resonate with me. Sometimes I've had similar experiences as my guests. When that's the case I want to explore those ideas. In this bonus episode I talk about tips to create b…

Power Tools to Create Healthy Connections With Your Teen - Dr. Lisa Bravo

Aug. 4, 2021

Struggling to understand your teenager? Dr. Lisa Bravo is the author of The Bravo Effect. She has used her experiences from her teenage years to create a framework based on her last name -- BRAVO. Bravo is also a psychother…

BONUS: 5 Things to Consider When Facing Family Court

July 30, 2021

While listening to Cassandra Spencer's story, these 5 things resonated with me and inspired this bonus episode. *Considerations: Keep record of everything Get professional help Remember it's about the kids Don't be afraid to…

Losing Custody After Family Court w/Cassandra Spencer

July 21, 2021

After listening to Cassandra's story, I started writing letters to my sons. This is the story of a solo mom's struggle with the family court system and the loss of custody of her daughter. "When kids end up in the system, ve…

Moving Abroad: A Path to Purpose w/Queen D. Michele

July 13, 2021

Queen D. Michele talks about her life after divorce, being an empty nester, and living in Jalisco, Mexico on today's episode. She explains how living on a small pension and hustling to make up her budget shortfall after reti…

Managing Your Child's Substance Use Disorder w/Richard Capriola

July 7, 2021

Teen addiction is on the rise. Today's guest Richard Capriola, former substance abuse counselor is the author of The Addicted Teen: A Parent's Guide to Adolescent Substance Abuse. He clears up some misconceptions about subst…

Mothering Solo Like a Boss - Dana Malstaff

June 29, 2021

I was elated to sit down and talk with Boss Mom, Dana Malstaff recently. Dana has built a successful business around mothers as entrepreneurs. She teaches moms how to nurture a business while nurturing their families. This…

Parenting Other People's Children with Debbie Ausburn

June 15, 2021

" Children are a gift from the LORD; they are a reward from him". ( Psalm 127:3) Before today's guest even started having her own children she saw the need to wrap her arms around other peoples' gifts. As a social worker, De…

Women Supporting Women w/Jessica Dawn Russell

June 8, 2021

On today's episode I talked with Jessica Dawn Russell, Entrepreneur and Mentor to Women. We discussed our relationship with each other as women as well as the relationship we have with our moms. Jessica grew up with the ide…

Empty Nest Over 50: Your Adult Kids Still Need You

May 27, 2021

If you dread being an empty nester, take heart they will still need you. Just not in the same way. Today's solo episode discuss ways we can be there for our kids, even when the nest is empty. Also grab a copy of my free eboo…

Her 3D's of Losses: Divorce, Death & Disability with Michaela Cox

May 25, 2021

"You may not choose your circumstances but you do get to choose how you deal with your given circumstances" ~~ Michaela Cox Michaela Cox is a widowed solo mom who is also the author of multiple books. Cox has risen from chal…

Persevering Through Trauma - Byrdy Lynn

April 20, 2021

If you stuff enough bad experiences in the closet of your mind, sooner or later stuff will overflow. They will start to drip out as harmful emotions that drive you to make poor decisions. Byrdy Lynn's used her anger in a de…