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Latest Episodes

Living A Writerly Life: Episode 454
February 27, 2024

Join Meagan and Sarah for a peek behind the scenes of our writerly lives and an update on what were working on lately. We share how we got started (including our tips for others wanting to explore writing), how our writing has looked quite different over

"Always In Rotation" Dinners: Episode 453
February 20, 2024

New recipes can shake up cooking routines, but theres something to be said for the tried-and-true meals, too. Today Meagan and Sarah share the family dinners that always make it into our current cooking rotations. Theyre the meals we know how to shop fo

Is Your Family Ready For A Dog?
February 16, 2024

Whether you have puppy fever or are overwhelmed by the idea of getting a dog, this episode will meet you where you are. Join regular contributors Joanna and Joanne as they check in about recent adventures adding furry family members to their homes. They o

Getting Things Done When Life Is... A Lot: Episode 452
February 13, 2024

The kids are sick. Your spouse is traveling. The laundry is piling up. Motherhood can be A LOT, even in the best of times, but when normalcy is thrown off, the stakes get even higher. Today Meagan and Sarah share our best tips for surviving the day – and

Motherly Love In Theory & Practice: Episode 451
February 06, 2024

What does loving your children actually feel like? Is it a split-second, life-altering love like we hear about, or is it a deep background hum that builds over time? Is there a difference between loving our kids and loving the motherhood experience? Today

What We're Wearing Lately: Episode 450
January 30, 2024

Lets check in about clothes! As work-from-home moms in our forties, winter fashion is mostly about cozy comfort. Join Meagan and Sarah as we share what were wearing lately, including a surprising headache-related accessory, a total 180 on long-sleeved

10 Things We Love About Teenagers: Episode 449
January 23, 2024

Youve been warned: raising teens can actually besort of wonderful. And also hard (but what season of motherhood isnt?). Today Meagan and Sarah share what specific things we love about teenagers, from their thoughtful conversations to their little-kid-s

How Do I Make Time For It All? [Classic Replay]
January 19, 2024

Overwhelmed? Tired of people suggesting you just relax! or go easy on yourself!? Wondering if you should be playing with your kids more? This episode is for you. In this classic replay from 2016, Meagan and Sarah answer a question from Sheena (mom to

Parenting Lessons From Travel Abroad: Episode 448
January 16, 2024

Sarahs family (with kids ages 15, 13, and 10) recently returned from their first big overseas travel adventure, and today were reflecting on her lessons learned. Taking the family across multiple time zones and out of the comforts of routine comes with

Household Efficiency Hacks: Episode 447
January 09, 2024

Keeping schedules aligned, staying on top of basic tidying, and managing endless loads of laundry are just a few of the household systems facing modern parents. In todays episode, regular contributors Joanna and Sarah sharetheir best hacks for keeping t