Melanie Shankle is a public speaker and the author of three New York Times bestselling books - Sparkly Green Earrings, The Antelope in the Living Room, and Nobody’s Cuter Than You. Her new book, Church of the Small Things, released on October 3, 2017. Formerly a pharmaceutical sales rep, Melanie started The Big Mama Blog in July 2006 and is the co-host of The Big Boo Cast with fellow author Sophie Hudson.
What we chat about:
- Dealing with the perception of having one child
- Finding contentment in small moments
- Being consistent with who we are in front of our kids and with our outside lives
- How spreading ourselves too thin affects our family
- Navigating the emotions of a teenage daughter
- Trusting your teen
- Thoughts on when to give your child a cell phone
- The basics of football - clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose
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