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Read, Watch, Listen: Recommendations // Ep. 035

By Sandra |

  This is episode 35, and I thought it would be fun to talk about what I’ve been reading, watching, and listening to lately! So I have 5 book recommendations, 5 show recommendations, and 5 podcast recommendations for you today! They cover a wide range of topics and interests, so I hope each one of … Read more

Social Media Self Care // Ep. 034

By Sandra |

  This week we’re talking about social media through the lens of self-care. If you feel drained, stressed, or even angry after spending time on social media, this episode is for you. We’re going to talk about setting boundaries for what we consume and for what we post. I think both are necessary. What we’ll … Read more

How to Make a Decision about the Upcoming School Year (or make any hard decision) // Ep. 033

By Sandra |

  This is episode 33, and we’re talking through how to make a decision about the upcoming school year, or how to make any hard decision actually. I’m sharing three fears we face when making a decision and how to overcome those fears. Then I share 5 questions to ask yourself, and I answer those … Read more

Caring for Yourself as You Care for Others, with Tonya Nash (mom to two sons with autism) // Ep. 32

By Sandra |

  My guest for episode 32 is Tonya Nash! Tonya and I met through her work with her organization, The Autism Faith Network. Their goal is to spread autism awareness and acceptance in faith-based settings. We bonded quickly because we have so much in common. We even got to spend time together in person in March … Read more

Reflecting on the First 6 Months of Episodes // Ep. 31

By Sandra |

  We’re halfway through 2020, and it’s the perfect time to reflect on the first six months of this podcast and share what’s coming in the next six months! In this episode I share the top 5 downloaded episodes, my 4 favorites that didn’t make the top downloaded list, the guests I have scheduled in … Read more

Lessons I’m Learning to Live By // Ep. 30

By Sandra |

Today we’re talking about lessons I’m learning to live by. I turned 40 last year, and it’s been my favorite decade so far. Through this season of reflection and growth, I’ve come up with a few lessons I say to myself at least once a day. They are principles to live by if you want … Read more

Ministry to Business Guide: For Caregiving Moms Who Want to Use Their Gifts to Bless Their Families

By Sandra |

  Friends, I get emails all the time from special-needs moms who are talented writers, gifted speakers, and social media pros who want to turns those skills into a way to earn income and provide for their families. As caregivers, we need flexible hours, creative opportunities, and a variety of income streams to help cover … Read more

For the Days You Don’t Feel Seen // Ep. 029

By Sandra |

This is episode 29, and it’s a soul-care focused episode. We’re finding hope for the days we don’t feel seen, we don’t feel appreciated. It’s officially summertime now, and the days can feel slow, with the same routine and each day turning too quickly into the next day. You are keeping at it though, day … Read more

5 Goals I Have for Each Day This Summer with Helpful App Recommendations // Ep. 028

By Sandra |

  In episode we’re talking about the five goals I want to meet every day this summer and the apps that are helping me reach those goals! If you’re like me, your rhythms are all out of sync right now and you need a little help remembering what is most important and getting those priorities … Read more

Self-Care for Peacemakers // Ep. 27

By Sandra |

  Today we’re going to talk about self-care for peacemakers. Peacemaking is different from peace keeping, and it takes more mental and emotional energy. I want to make it clear my advice will be most helpful to people like me—those who may be stepping into this space for the first time. We’re speaking up and … Read more

The Decision Fatigue We’ll Face as We Adjust to Life after the Pandemic // Ep. 026

By Sandra |

  We’re all reemerging at different speeds from a season of isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic. But instead of feeling freedom and optimism, many of us are facing new challenges. One of those challenges is being overwhelmed by having choices again and then feeling judged for the choices we’ll be making for our families. If … Read more

When You Feel Like a Failure at the End of the Day // Ep. 025

By Sandra |

  This is episode 25, and today I’m sharing encouragement for the times you feel like a failure at the end of the day. Have you had a day like that lately? I certainly have. But I’ve also found hope for those days. Let’s look together at how Jesus treated His disciple Peter when Peter … Read more