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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Rachel Fordham, about Making your Marriage a Priority, Even in the Busiest Seasons.

227: Encore: How to Talk to Kids about Skin Tone & Race // Dr. Lucretia Berry

By Rachel Nielson | Mar 28, 2022

I pulled today’s episode about talking to kids about skin tone and race from the 3 in 30 archives. It was originally recorded and aired in 2019, and a lot has happened in the world since then. Maybe like me, you learned a lot more about racial injustice in the year 2020 and have been…

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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Candi Kidd, about How to Organize Any Space.

226: How to Organize Any Space // Candi Kidd

By Rachel Nielson | Mar 21, 2022

On Labor Day weekend in 2018, one of my favorite friends flew to my home and helped me completely transform it. For three days, we spent 12 hours per day going through every cupboard, drawer, shelf, and closet–getting rid of the junk and creating systems to help my family stay organized. I can’t think of…

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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Candi Kidd, about 3 Tangible Ways to Create More Time.

225: 3 Tangible Ways to Create More Time // Candi Kidd

By Rachel Nielson | Mar 14, 2022

As moms, our lives can often feel full to the point of bursting. Sometimes we feel busy in good ways–our lives are full of people we love, hobbies we love, and commitments we have purposefully chosen. Other times we feel busy in overwhelming ways–our lives are full of to-do lists, messes, commitments we don’t actually…

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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Amber Price, about self-silencing and how we can stop doing it.

224: Self-Silencing: What is it, and how can we stop doing it? // Amber A. Price

By Rachel Nielson | Mar 7, 2022

Have you ever stayed quiet when you were in a group, even though you really wanted to speak up and add your thoughts to the discussion, because you were pretty sure no one would agree with you? Have you ever toned yourself down in a group of girlfriends because you were worried about being “too…

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223: Sex and Motherhood // Dr. Jennifer Finlayson-Fife

By Rachel Nielson | Feb 28, 2022

This is a topic that comes up sometimes when groups of moms are together. We joke about our sex life and bemoan the fact that having little children has killed all flickers of desire in us. In fact, one of the listeners who heard that I was going to be addressing this topic on the…

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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Jocelyn and Aaron Freeman, about How to Repair after a Fight with your Partner.

222: How to Repair after a Fight with your Partner // Jocelyn and Aaron Freeman

By Rachel Nielson | Feb 21, 2022

https://onlinecouplesworkshops.com/repair Is it easy or difficult for you to repair and “make up” after a fight with your spouse?   Not too long ago, my husband Ryan and I got in a fight about who should be responsible for waking the kids up for school. In the end, we BOTH woke them up for school…

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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Rachel Fordham, about Making your Marriage a Priority, Even in the Busiest Seasons. Rachel Fordham and her husband outside kissing.

221: Making your Marriage a Priority, Even in the Busiest Seasons // Rachel Fordham

By Rachel Nielson | Feb 14, 2022

When you first fell in love with your partner, it was easy to prioritize him/her every day. He/she was the first thing you thought about when you woke up in the morning. You exchanged texts all day, checking in to share your victories and frustrations. You imagined a beautiful future of babies, romance, and building…

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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Rachel Nielson about How to Survive Infertility.

220: How to Survive Infertility

By Rachel Nielson | Feb 7, 2022

When I was surviving infertility, I was a hotbed of emotions: anger, grief, disappointment, and hopelessness. I remember one Saturday afternoon by husband and I were on our way to a BBQ at a friend’s house, and I picked a fight and wouldn’t let it go. My quiet, sweet, even-tempered husband dropped me off in…

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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Becky Fife, Katie Parker and Allie Callister from I Believe in Me about Life Skills for Tweens.

219: Life Skills for Tweens // Becky Fife, Katie Parker, Allie Callister

By Rachel Nielson | Jan 31, 2022

I am honored to re-air this encore episode with three rockstar women who are working to make the middle school years a bit easier for our tweens. These ladies are the creators of one of this week’s podcast sponsors, I Believe In Me, a monthly membership program that helps middle-school aged girls gain the confidence…

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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Molly Alexander about How can I enjoy having little kids close in age. Image of Molly Alexander and her family outside.

218: How can I enjoy having little kids close in age?// Molly Alexander

By Rachel Nielson | Jan 24, 2022

This week, I got a text from my little sister, Laura, that seemed just so appropriate for the podcast topic we are covering today, and I asked her permission to include it here. For context, Laura is pregnant with her fourth baby, due in May, and then she has three other little kids close in…

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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, featuring Jennifer Brimhall about How to Hold a Coming-of-Age-Celebration for your Teen. Image of Jennifer Brimhall outside with her family.

217: How to Hold a Coming-of-Age Celebration for your Teen // Jennifer Brimhall

By Rachel Nielson | Jan 17, 2022

Many years ago, when I was an editor for the website Power of Moms, an article submission came to my Inbox that struck me to the heart. At the time my children were very young–ages 1 and 4–but when I read this submission, I had a sense for the importance of my role in raising…

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Listen to Top Motherhood Podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast, with Rachel Nielson about How to Spend Less Time on your Phone.

216: How to Spend Less Time on Your Phone

By Rachel Nielson | Jan 10, 2022

Am I spending too much time on my phone? Am I using it to numb out when I am having uncomfortable emotions? And what is my phone use modeling for my kids? I ask myself these questions often, and maybe you do too. In last week’s episode, I mentioned that my ONLY resolution for 2022…

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