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How to Create Golden Moments with your Teenagers, Saren Eyre Loosli, Flecks of Gold Journal, picture of Saren with her family at the beach, connecting with teenagers

158: Creating Golden Moments with Teenagers // Saren Eyre Loosli

By Rachel Nielson | Nov 30, 2020

Many people have asked me, “Is the Flecks of Gold Journal good for moms of older children and teenagers too?” YES! This journal is for any mom who wants to focus on the JOY in her daily and relationships, no matter how old her children are!The “flecks” you write down will be very different if…

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How to Journal by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30: image of Kim Christenson holding a Loom journal.

157: How (and Why) to Journal, Even If You’re Not a Journaler! // Kim Christenson

By Rachel Nielson | Nov 23, 2020

It is no secret that I love to journal. If you are part of the 3 in 30 community on Instagram, then you might have seen a photo I posted recently of me with a tower of storage bins stacked almost as tall as I am…and every single one of them is filled with journals!…

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Flecks of Gold by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast: image of a mom sitting with her two young children.

156: Flecks of Gold: The Key to Finding Joy as a Mother, even in Hard Times

By Rachel Nielson | Nov 15, 2020

My friends, today is the day! The Flecks of Gold journal is here, and I am frankly giddy with excitement because I know this journal will transform your outlook on motherhood and help you see the joy and beauty in your daily life. I want every single mother in the 3 in 30 community to…

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3 in 30 Podcast, Top Motherhood Podcast, Talking about Suicide, How to Deal with Suicide, Insights from a daughter left behind, image of woman smiling faintly, click to listen | How to Deal with Suicide | US mom podcast | How to Talk About Suicide by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast: image of Sarah Grotenhuis.

155: Talking About Suicide: Insights from a Daughter Left Behind // Sarah Grotenhuis

By Rachel Nielson | Nov 9, 2020

This time of year is heavy for me because it was three years ago in November that we lost my son’s birth-mother Katie to suicide. Which is why I feel it’s so important to know how to talk about suicide. Every year in November, I plan to do something to commemorate Katie in some way–an…

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3 in 30 Podcast, Top Motherhood Podcast, Technology Expert and Hacker Chelsea Brown, How to Teach Your Teen to Use Social Media Safely, picture of Woman holding phone and using laptop for social media and work, click to listen | Social Media Safety by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30 podcast: image of Chelsea Brown looking at a smartphone.

154: How to Teach Your Teen to Use Social Media Safely // Chelsea Brown

By Rachel Nielson | Nov 2, 2020

As parents, we often feel a lot of fear around the topics of social media and smartphones for our children. For that reason, our instinct may be to pull away from it altogether or do our best to forbid our kids from using it. But today’s guest, who is a computer and technology expert, has…

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3 in 30 Podcast, Top Motherhood Podcast, Yvette & Glenn Henry, How to Actually Hear your Spouse, How to Start Difficult Conversations, picture of black couple together but looking in different directions, click to listen | Yvette and Glen Henry by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30 podcast: image of Yvette and Glen Henry

153: How to Actually Hear Your Spouse // Yvette and Glen Henry

By Rachel Nielson | Oct 26, 2020

I’m so excited to feature Yvette and Glen Henry today. When my husband Ryan and I first got married, I had no idea how difficult it would be to just talk to each other sometimes. When we were dating, I could pour my heart out to him with ease, but almost 15 years of marriage…

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3 in 30 Podcast, Top Motherhood Podcast, Podcast Anniversary, Community Input, What are YOUR three takeaways Part 2, click to listen | Three Takeaways by popular US motherhood podcast, 3 in 30 podcast: collage image of various women holding up the number 3 with their fingers. | Key Takeaways by popular US motherhood podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast: collage image of different women.

152: Part 2! What are YOUR Three Takeaways?

By Rachel Nielson | Oct 19, 2020

The birthday celebration continues with part two of our #my3in30 episode where we hear from mothers from the 3 in 30 community who recorded their own unique takeaways. I hope this will inspire you to think of your own and share them within your circle during the month of October. Don’t forget to check out Episode 150,…

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151: 3 Pillars of Meaningful Motherhood (learned from 3 years of 3 in 30!)

By Rachel Nielson | Oct 12, 2020

When I hit publish on the first episode of 3 in 30 three years ago, I never, not in a million years, could have imagined where we would be today; or the lessons on meaningful motherhood that I’d learn along the way. I couldn’t have imagined the people I would meet through this podcast–both the…

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150: What are YOUR Three Takeaways? // #my3in30

By Rachel Nielson | Oct 5, 2020

It is the birthday month of 3 in 30, and we are going to party! October 12th will mark 3 years since I launched 3 in 30 into this world. I am so amazed by how the podcast has grown and changed, and how it has changed me as a result. Every year for the…

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149: Teaching Children about Disability // Amy Webb

By Rachel Nielson | Sep 28, 2020

How do we teach our children about different types of bodies? How do we teach them not to stare or point at others who look different from them? How do we help them understand the difference between empathy and pity? All of this and more is discussed in this week’s powerful episode with Amy Webb,…

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