86 episodes

Teenage girls face unprecedented challenges - and so do their parents. From anxiety, loneliness, and depression to struggles with friendships, body image, and self-worth, it's a perfect storm of challenges. For moms with daughters, big questions have emerged: How can we help them thrive? How can we offer hope, wisdom, calm, and strength? In the Girl Mom podcast, Kari Kampakis, a mom of 4 girls and author of 4 books, unites women who aim to be strong mothers raising empowered daughters. Addressing modern-day issues through the lens of faith, Kari helps mothers feel less alone, more encouraged, and more equipped in their relationships.

Girl Mom Podcast Kari Kampakis

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.9 • 329 Ratings

Teenage girls face unprecedented challenges - and so do their parents. From anxiety, loneliness, and depression to struggles with friendships, body image, and self-worth, it's a perfect storm of challenges. For moms with daughters, big questions have emerged: How can we help them thrive? How can we offer hope, wisdom, calm, and strength? In the Girl Mom podcast, Kari Kampakis, a mom of 4 girls and author of 4 books, unites women who aim to be strong mothers raising empowered daughters. Addressing modern-day issues through the lens of faith, Kari helps mothers feel less alone, more encouraged, and more equipped in their relationships.

    Ep. 84: Helping Your Child When They Get Left Out (with Kim Anderson)

    Ep. 84: Helping Your Child When They Get Left Out (with Kim Anderson)

    Relationships are never perfect because people are never perfect. And how your child handles a social heartache or disappointment is largely determined by the way you handle their situation. Join Kari and Kim, a Nashville counselor, as they share tips and strategies to help you guide your daughter/son through the ups and downs of teenage relationships. Ep. 84 Show Notes:o Join Kari & Kim at Moms With Impact, a 2-Day Retreat for Moms of Teens in Nashville Oct. 25-26. For a limited time, us...

    • 29 min
    Ep. 83: Shopping for Your Teenage Daughter (with Dora Cothren)

    Ep. 83: Shopping for Your Teenage Daughter (with Dora Cothren)

    One universal challenge facing moms of teenage girls today is finding clothes that are fashionable, classy, and appealing to both generations. Join Kari as she talks to her friend Dora Cothren, co-owner of Theodora in Homewood, Alabama, about ways to navigate the current landscape of "barely there" clothing and avoiding the fights that often come when shopping with your teenage daughter. Ep. 83 Show Notes:o Find Dora Cothren at Theodora in Homewood and on Instagram o ...

    • 50 min
    Ep. 82: Life is Messy, God is Good (with Cynthia Yanoff)

    Ep. 82: Life is Messy, God is Good (with Cynthia Yanoff)

    We all need friends who help us process serious life matters - without taking ourselves too seriously. Cynthia Yanof, author of the newly released book Life is Messy, God is Good, is that funny friend in the trenches who "gets" our secret struggles as women and helps us feel stronger and more equipped to get to the other side. Join Kari as she talks to Cynthia Yanoff about seeing God's hand at work in our lives and finding heartfelt companionship that makes our struggles and trials feel...

    • 58 min
    Ep. 80: Living Ready for Your Final Day (with Mark Russell)

    Ep. 80: Living Ready for Your Final Day (with Mark Russell)

    One Friday night in 2017, Mark Russell suffered a cardiac arrest event while officiating a football game in Huntsville. In front of thousands of people, a miracle occurred as his life was saved through the quick actions of a cardiac care nurse taking game pictures and a husband-and-wife EMT team. In this episode, Mark talks with Kari about what it means to "live ready" for your life's ultimate departure.Ep. 80 Show Notes: o Mark's Story: Having a Heart Attack and Living to Te...

    • 59 min
    Ep. 79: Helping Teens & College Kids Manage Anxiety (with Alice Churnock)

    Ep. 79: Helping Teens & College Kids Manage Anxiety (with Alice Churnock)

    While some stress in life and healthy and good and helps us rise to meet new challenges, there is also unhealthy stress that turns into anxiety and causes real damage. Join Kari as she talks to Birmingham counselor Alice Churnock about one of the prevalent issues facing our children (especially daughters) and how we can help them work through it. Ep. 79 Show Notes:o Follow Alice on Instagram or email her at alice.churnock@covenantcounsel.com o Ask Alice Podcast, ...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Ep. 78: Dealing with Conflict When Dating (With Will Hudson and Mary Lauren Burdeshaw)

    Ep. 78: Dealing with Conflict When Dating (With Will Hudson and Mary Lauren Burdeshaw)

    The number one predictor of success in marriage, according to America's top couples therapist John Gottman, is how well a couple can resolve conflict. And yet, this is a skill that nobody teaches - leading us to learn lessons the hard way. Join Kari as she talks to Will and Mary Lauren, a newly engaged couple, about prioritizing this life skill that is essential to any healthy, long-term relationship. Ep. 78 Show Notes:o Contact Will: Instagramo Contact Mary Lauren: Instag...

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
329 Ratings

329 Ratings

Jewel Hohman ,

Wow!

So many women struggle with the issues that Kari addresses in every episode! Kari is so engaging and easy to listen to, a must listen!

2rmt2 ,

One of my absolute favorites!

I love listening to Kari! She offers such insight and wisdom when it comes to raising a Godly daughter. I’m constantly sending my daughter podcasts or Instagram posts to encourage her.

SturdyOaks ,

Encouraging and inspiring

Thank you Kari for your kind, grace filled yet challenging message you consistently share through this podcast and your books!

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