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Starting Small With Self-Reliant Living With Kris Bordessa: Voices 49
June 12, 2020

For the first time in generations, many of us are reexamining how often we shop, where we get our groceries, and what household essentials we might be able to make at home instead of running out to buy. But this month's Voices guest Kris Bordessa has b...

Flattering Summer Fashion For Moms: Episode 264
June 09, 2020

We may be staying closer to home this summer, but we still want to feel good about the way we look! Join Meagan and Sarah for an update on our warm weather wardrobes, from which pieces have served us in past summers to what we're eyeing for purchase th...

Talking About Racism As A Family (A Candid Conversation With Meagan’s Niece & Nephew)
June 05, 2020

In this special episode of The Mom Hour, Meagan talks to her niece Cecily and her nephew Mario about their experiences as young black people living in today’s world. The discussions are at times raw and may make you squirm,

(Realistic) Summer Schedule Intentions: Episode 263
June 03, 2020

Summer 2020 isn't going to be like any other summer in our memories--and it's not going to look like whatever we'd dreamed up in midwinter before the pandemic hit. Still, Meagan and Sarah have ideas for how we'd like to set up ourselves and our familie...

Pandemic Perspectives: Church Leader + Café Manager + Daycare Owner
May 31, 2020

Allison is a minister in a church, finding new ways to lead her congregation while awaiting her second baby; Alison deals with the guilt of laying off foodservice employees and permanently shutting down a location of her café business; Starlynn owns an...

10 Habits Of Happy Home Managers
May 29, 2020

With most of us staying at home for an unforeseen amount of time, managing our households to run efficiently and calmly is crucial to keeping the family machine plugging along and helping us create a positive mental space.

Baby Names & How We Chose Them: Episode 262
May 26, 2020

Naming a new human is a big task--and a fun one, we think! Looking back over our combined eight experiences naming babies, Meagan and Sarah talk about how we decided on names (and whether our partners agreed on our favorites!),

Pandemic Perspectives: Solo Parenting (In Australia!) + Blended Family Of Many Littles + ICU Nurse
May 24, 2020

Janice’s husband works in China and hasn’t been able to travel home to Australia since January; Kassidy and her partner have merged their combined five kids under the age of seven and are learning to live together while figuring out new ways to do thei...

Judgment, Criticism & Mom-Shaming In The Time Of COVID-19: Episode 261
May 19, 2020

As the country begins to open up--slowly, differently, uncertainly--one family's decisions about how to re-enter the world will look different from the next. Can we have confidence in our own decisions while holding space for others to interpret guidel...

Pandemic Perspectives: Warehouse Worker + Child Welfare Attorney + 4th Grade Teacher
May 17, 2020

Maddi works full-time in a warehouse picking product to be shipped for GAP while her three little boys try to make sense of the changes in their lives; Sarah is pregnant with her second child and working to meet the needs of vulnerable children in Nash...