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063: Mothering Different Ages and Stages: Tips from a Mother of Seven // Vanessa Quigley, Co-Founder of Chatbooks

By Rachel Nielson | Jan 21, 2019

It’s time to pick up the kids from school, but the baby is napping.You need to go to grocery shopping but can’t bear the thought of wrestling everyone into the car and through the store.You want to plan a vacation to spend quality time with your older kids, but it wouldn’t be ideal for the…

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062: Is it Possible to Balance Work and Motherhood? // Crystalee Beck of The Mama Ladder

By Rachel Nielson | Jan 14, 2019

As moms, we often wrestle with the desire to better balance work and motherhood. We want to honor our professional lives and personal development, while also giving our children the love and care they deserve. Bu what if it isn’t really about “balance” after all? Crystalee Beck, co-founder of The Mama Ladder, is here to…

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061: Avoiding Bedtime Battles // Marietta Paxson, LMFT

By Rachel Nielson | Jan 10, 2019

SLEEP WEEK continues! In this bonus episode with Marietta Paxson, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, we talk about real scenarios she faces as a therapist, sleep consultant, and mom. Marietta has seen in both her clients and her own children how sleep impacts behavior and health. She shares tips for creating boundaries around bedtime…

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3 Facts You MUST Know about Infant Sleep

060: Three Facts about Infant Sleep You MUST Know // Dr. Katie Penry

By Rachel Nielson | Jan 7, 2019

It’s SLEEP WEEK here at 3 in 30! This week I will be bringing you TWO episodes from two different sleep experts, each focusing on a different aspect of how to get your little ones to sleep well. (Because I don’t know about you, but when I’m exhausted because my littles won’t sleep, everyone in the…

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How to Accomplish Big Projects as a Mom

How to Accomplish Big Projects in your (Rare) Spare Moments as a Mom // April Perry of Learn Do Become

By Rachel Nielson | Dec 31, 2018

If you often go to bed feeling like you will never get caught up on all of your responsibilities, wondering how you could’ve worked so hard all day and still have a massive to-do list, this episode is for you. April Perry, the co-founder of the websites Power of Moms and Learn Do Become, shares…

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How to Take Control of your Motherhood

How to Take Control of your Motherhood Story // Cate Johnson

By Rachel Nielson | Dec 24, 2018

“At any given point, you can say, ‘This is not how the story is going to end.’” Cate Johnson was a mother of two young children with a big, beautiful home in the country. From the outside, it looked like she was “living the dream,” but inside, she felt like she was drowning. She craved peace…

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How to Support a Friend who has Lost a Child

How to Support a Friend during the Holidays who has Lost a Loved One // Rachel Gainer

By Rachel Nielson | Dec 17, 2018

The holiday season is a beautiful and magical time for most of us–but it can also be a time of loneliness and heartache for those who have lost loved ones. This episode is a reminder of the little things we can do to reach out to those who are grieving during this time of year.…

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3 Tips to Create More Time in Your Day __ Lauren Golen

059: 3 Tips to Create More Time in Your Day // Lauren Golden of The Free Mama Movement

By Rachel Nielson | Dec 10, 2018

As a mother of three young children and the owner of a successful business, Lauren Golden knows busyness and stress well; but she refuses to live in a constant state of overwhelm. Instead, she takes control of her life by taking control of her TIME. In this week’s episode, Lauren teaches us three of her…

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How to Get your Sex Drive Back, a podcast episode featuring Dr Jennifer Finlayson-Fife, on top US mom podcast, 3 in 30 Takeaways for Moms

058: What Happened to my Sex Drive & What Can I Do to Get It Back? // Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife

By Rachel Nielson | Dec 3, 2018

Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in relationship and sexuality counseling. On today’s podcast, she discusses three common ways that women’s mindsets around sex can decrease our desire. You’re going to want a pen and paper as you listen to this one. This woman is a genius, and she dives DEEP into our…

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How to Document your Family without Tormenting Them __ Rebecca Sior

057: How to Document your Family Without Torturing Them // Rebecca Sior, Professional Photographer

By Rachel Nielson | Nov 26, 2018

In this modern era when many of us have cameras in our pockets at every moment of the day, we take a lot of photos of our children. The storage on our phones is full, and the children in our homes are sick of being little on-demand models. But we want the memories! We want…

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