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#113 Believing Forward with Sally Clarkson

Sally Clarkson is the beloved author of multiple bestselling books including Own Your Life,The Lifegiving Home and Desperate with her daughter Sarah, and most recently, Different with her son Nathan. As a mother of four, she has inspired thousands of women through conferences, resources, and books with Whole Heart Ministries. She has also advocated relentlessly for the power of motherhood and the influence of home through her Mom Heart conferences, speaking to audiences on several continents.

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Family, Community, Sanctuaryemily
#110 Thinking Outside the Box with Elizabeth Quintal

Elizabeth Quintal spent over a decade working with homeless children before making the decision to stay at home full time with her "cheeky" son, to keep writing and styling on her blog Cheeky Days, and to start a subscription box business called Outside The Box.  Outside The Box is a subscription box by a family for families inspiring connection, creativity and community. Elizabeth's goal is to provide families a simple and meaningful way to give back to the community by delivering a curated box every month with a new theme always focused on sharing the value of dreaming big and giving back.

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Family, Sanctuary, Communityemily
#100: The People In My Neighborhood

About 5 years ago I moved into my neighborhood.  We liked that the house was near family and that it had a courtyard.  What we did NOT know was that I was about to meet some of my closest friends- my new neighbors! Throughout the years we have had countless events ranging from very meaningful to remarkably silly.  we have laughed, cried and everything in between. 

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#93: Hospitality Made Ridiculously Simple with Kristin Schell

This girl is just so much fun! She led out and started something years ago the rest of us (and the rest of her neighborhood) "meant" to do and just never found the time for.  Well, once Kristin prioritized hospitality and getting to know her neighbors, lives started being impacted in a big way.  You're going to learn so many practical hospitality tips that prove, once again, that having people over doesn't have to freak you out.  Friendly warning: you're probably going to want a picnic table at the end of this episode.

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#86: Taco Tuesdays with Shontell Brewer

tell is busy.  When she told me all she has going on, I had to sit down.  She has a passel of kids, is a teacher at heart but also a student right now.  She is hysterical and wise and all the things you want in a friend you've never actually met.  Can't wait to share her with you!

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Community, Familyemily
#85: Fighting For (Instead of Against) the Hearts of Our Kids with Christy Baca

Christy is a mom I met several years ago.  Since then she has continued to be a source of encouragement and wisdom to me.  She has two older daughters and I love asking her questions about what I need to expect here in the next couple years.  You're really going to be encouraged to keep a realistic perspective on the shenanigans your kids are up to.  I know I was!

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