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Join us as we engage with our community finding perspective shifts that help us move from struggling to struggling WELL. It's not entirely about parenthood or struggles though, it's funny too. I double-dog dare you to subscribe and then tell everyone you know. 

Mom Struggling Well Emily Thomas, Rebecca Smith & Kate Ordway

    • Kids & Family
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Join us as we engage with our community finding perspective shifts that help us move from struggling to struggling WELL. It's not entirely about parenthood or struggles though, it's funny too. I double-dog dare you to subscribe and then tell everyone you know. 

    #301: She Works His Way with Michelle Myers

    #301: She Works His Way with Michelle Myers

    What does it mean to be a working mom? Work is definitely a source of guilt for many moms we know. This conversation is helpful for any phase of momming and for every type of mom out there.




    Meet Michelle Myers of She Works His Way: A discipleship community for women who love Jesus. Whether you’re the only Christian where you work or running a business out of your home while raising young kids, She Works HIS Way exists to kick feeling isolated and misunderstood to the curb.




    WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT:





    Personal development half-truths
    Redefining “work”
    How to make decisions about what work looks like in your life right now 
    Getting behind the why of your yes

    The difference between guilt and conviction
    She Works His Way: A Practical Guide for Doing What Matters Most in a Get-Things-Done World
    Ideas for closing ceremonies for your work day 
    Perspective shift on tough evening routines




    CONNECT WITH MICHELLE:


    website | instagram | book




    CONNECT WITH REBECCA:


    website | instagram | patreon




    CONNECT WITH KATE:


    instagram | website | patreon




    CONNECT WITH EMILY:


    website | instagram | facebook | patreon




    EPISODE SPONSORS:
    KiwiCo: Use code MSW for 30% off your first month plus FREE shipping on ANY crate line
    Thrive Causemetics: Follow the link for 15% off your first order.




    SHARE THE STRUGGLE!

    If you've been encouraged, share this episode with a friend.  The struggle is real.  We might as well do this together! Do you love Mom Struggling Well? Please leave a review here!




    LINKS MENTIONED ON THE SHOW:


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    THE HIGHLIGHT EPISODES:


    Just Em | Meet Rebecca | Problem Solved | Meet Kate | A Celebration | Moms Struggling Well


    *Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. 

    • 30 min
    Patreon: Perfect Chicken, Optavia Knock Off Plan & A Little Mom Backup

    Patreon: Perfect Chicken, Optavia Knock Off Plan & A Little Mom Backup

    What you are hearing right now is a clip from one of our Patreon episodes. If you want to join the Patreon community, head on over here to receive this episode and many many more! You can also get the unedited video version of each Patreon episode if you want to see all of the bloopers before your very eyes. You won't regret it, see you soon!




    WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT:


    Em’s perfect chicken 
    Rebecca’s literal pantry update: color matching
    Kate’s Optavia experience and her own Optavia knock off meal plan

    RxSugar | The best foot powder 

    Letting people in on your embarrassing stuff and the relief of having backup
    KS: Video game raging, puppy training, kiddo stinky feet 
    GL: Quirk pool drinks, HIIT Down Dog App, Stanley water bottle baby

    CONNECT WITH REBECCA:


    website | instagram | patreon




    CONNECT WITH KATE:


    instagram | website | patreon




    CONNECT WITH EMILY:


    website | instagram | facebook | patreon




    SHARE THE STRUGGLE!

    If you've been encouraged, share this episode with a friend.  The struggle is real.  We might as well do this together! Do you love Mom Struggling Well? Please leave a review here!




    LINKS MENTIONED ON THE SHOW:
    Patreon | Amazon


    *Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. 




    THE HIGHLIGHT EPISODES:


    Just Em | Meet Rebecca | Problem Solved | Meet Kate | A Celebration | Moms Struggling Well

    • 3 min
    #300: Celebration Episode!

    #300: Celebration Episode!

    Today we are celebrating 300 episodes! We walk down memory lane and share some of our favorite moments from the show and Strugg’s favorite Strategies to Struggle Well. This episode is strangely patriotic, full of laughs, life updates and you ladies asked for more crying so we delivered!




    WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT:


    The story behind Giving Me Life & Killing Me Softly
    Update on Rocket Man & Rebecca’s jumping eggs
    Story behind how Emily and Rebecca met
    Update on Indigo Design Co.


    EPISODE’S MENTIONED:


    #127: Remembering Everett with Laura Kelley
    #240: No Better Mom for the Job with Becky Keife
    #77: Lay Your Worry Down and Sing a Song Instead with Ellie Holcomb
    #153: Cultivating What You're Given with Ellie Holcomb
    #271: Grieving Well
    #282: Aging WELL with Lana Murphy

    Katie’s Crepe story video clip & full episode

    Em’s work wedgie episode

    Em’s eyebrow fail video clip & full episode 


    CONNECT WITH REBECCA:


    website | instagram | patreon




    CONNECT WITH KATE:


    instagram | website | patreon




    CONNECT WITH EMILY:


    website | instagram | facebook | patreon




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    SHARE THE STRUGGLE!

    If you've been encouraged, share this episode with a friend.  The struggle is real.  We might as well do this together! Do you love Mom Struggling Well? Please leave a review here!




    LINKS MENTIONED ON THE SHOW:


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    THE HIGHLIGHT EPISODES:


    Just Em | Meet Rebecca | Problem Solved | Meet Kate | A Celebration | Moms Struggling Well


    *Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. 

    • 51 min
    Patreon: Perspective Shifts on ADHD, Solo Kid Time & Work Burnout

    Patreon: Perspective Shifts on ADHD, Solo Kid Time & Work Burnout

    What you are hearing right now is a clip from one of our Patreon episodes. If you want to join the Patreon community, head on over here to receive this episode and many many more! You can also get the unedited video version of each Patreon episode if you want to see all of the bloopers before your very eyes. You won't regret it, see you soon!




    CONNECT WITH REBECCA:


    website | instagram | patreon




    CONNECT WITH KATE:


    instagram | website | patreon




    CONNECT WITH EMILY:


    website | instagram | facebook | patreon




    SHARE THE STRUGGLE!

    If you've been encouraged, share this episode with a friend.  The struggle is real.  We might as well do this together! Do you love Mom Struggling Well? Please leave a review here!




    LINKS MENTIONED ON THE SHOW:


    Patreon | Amazon


    *Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. 




    THE HIGHLIGHT EPISODES:


    Just Em | Meet Rebecca | Problem Solved | Meet Kate | A Celebration | Moms Struggling Well

    • 2 min
    #299: Preserving Childhood with Greta Eskridge

    #299: Preserving Childhood with Greta Eskridge

    How can we compete with technology? Connecting kids to the world around them can be a challenge! Today’s guest is simplifying adventuring with our kids so that we can show them what true relationship looks like. She’s also helping us understand when to talk to them about pornography, how to do it and why it’s never too late to get invested in a tech-healthy relationship! 




    Greta Eskridge is a second-generation home-schooling mom of 4, a wife of 23 years to Aaron, and an author and speaker. She is a nature lover, book reader, and coffee drinker. Greta cares deeply about creating connection, preserving childhood, and chasing adventure.




    WHAT WE CHAT ABOUT:


    How to talk to your kids about pornography
    Long term benefits of side by side time
    Pursuing connection with kids to fight the lure of pornography 
    Hope in the reversal of the ill effects that pornography can have 
    Fighting Porn Resource Guide
    100 Days of Adventure: Nature Activities, Creative Projects, and Field Trips for Every Season
    Pre-order bonus content

    CONNECT WITH GRETA:


    website | instagram |




    CONNECT WITH KATE:


    instagram | website | patreon




    EPISODE SPONSORS:
    KiwiCo: Use code MSW for 30% off your first month plus FREE shipping on ANY crate line
    Thrive Causemetics: Follow the link for 15% off your first order.




    SHARE THE STRUGGLE!

    If you've been encouraged, share this episode with a friend.  The struggle is real.  We might as well do this together! Do you love Mom Struggling Well? Please leave a review here!




    LINKS MENTIONED ON THE SHOW:


    Patreon | Amazon




    THE HIGHLIGHT EPISODES:


    Just Em | Meet Rebecca | Problem Solved | Meet Kate | A Celebration | Moms Struggling Well


    *Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. 

    • 32 min
    Patreon: Church Adoption, Sexy Nelly & God of the Old Testament

    Patreon: Church Adoption, Sexy Nelly & God of the Old Testament

    What you are hearing right now is a clip from one of our Patreon episodes. If you want to join the Patreon community, head on over here to receive this episode and many many more! You can also get the unedited video version of each Patreon episode if you want to see all of the bloopers before your very eyes. You won't regret it, see you soon!




    CONNECT WITH REBECCA:


    website | instagram | patreon




    CONNECT WITH KATE:


    instagram | website | patreon




    CONNECT WITH EMILY:


    website | instagram | facebook | patreon




    SHARE THE STRUGGLE!

    If you've been encouraged, share this episode with a friend.  The struggle is real.  We might as well do this together! Do you love Mom Struggling Well? Please leave a review here!




    LINKS MENTIONED ON THE SHOW:


    Patreon | Amazon


    *Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. 




    THE HIGHLIGHT EPISODES:


    Just Em | Meet Rebecca | Problem Solved | Meet Kate | A Celebration | Moms Struggling Well

    • 6 min

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