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3 Lessons Learned from a Year of No Shopping, with Miranda Anderson, from Live Free Miranda, Image of Miranda Anderson, happy woman outside, by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast | Miranda Anderson by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30: image of Miranda Anderson.

162: 3 Lessons Learned from a Year of No Shopping // Miranda Anderson of Live Free Creative

By Rachel Nielson | Dec 28, 2020

I live in a tiny town in Idaho where we have no mall, no Costco, and no Target, so last year in December, I decided to make the 2.5 hour drive to our closest big city, Boise, in order to do some Christmas shopping. While I was there, I got some great gifts for loved…

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Cleaning Strategies and Systems for the Naturally Messy Mom, with Candi Kidd, professional organizer, Image of. clean, organized kitchen and dining room, modern, by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast

161: Cleaning & Organization Strategies for the Naturally-Messy Mom // Candi Kidd

By Rachel Nielson | Dec 21, 2020

Are you thinking about New Year’s resolutions and getting organized in the coming year, after the chaos of the holidays?  I am too! And honestly, this doesn’t come very naturally to me! Since I was a little girl, I have left a “wake” behind me everywhere I go–cupboards left open, shoes kicked off in the…

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3 Tools for GROWTH for Middle School Girls and their moms | I Believe in Me |3 in 30 Podcast, Image of 3 happy women | Helping teen girls, popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast: image of Becky Fife, Katie Parker, and Allie Callister all in glasses | Middle School Girls by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast: image of three women standing together and wearing glasses.

160: 3 Tools for Growth for Middle School Girls (and their moms!) // Becky Fife, Katie Parker, Allie Callister

By Rachel Nielson | Dec 14, 2020

This past week, I took a walk down memory lane and revisited my middle school journal. Let me just tell you…it’s something. I was texting my sisters screenshots of various dramatic entries and we got a good laugh. Every other day I had an angsty entry about my parents “not understanding me” or “being so…

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Connecting Spiritually When You don't Have Extra Time | Spiritually Minded Women |3 in 30 Podcast Darla Trendler, Image of happy woman | Connecting Spiritually by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast: image of Darla Trendler.

159: Connecting Spiritually When You Don’t Have Extra Time // Darla Trendler of Spiritually Minded Women

By Rachel Nielson | Dec 7, 2020

Throughout my life, my faith in God has always been absolutely central to my sense of identity and peace and purpose. But to be perfectly honest, in the three years since I started 3 in 30, my relationship with Him has felt more and more distant because I’ve been busier than I’ve ever been in…

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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 | Saren Eyre Loosli by popular US mom podcast, 3 in 30 Podcast: image of Saren Eyre Loosli with her family at the beach.

158: Creating Golden Moments with Teenagers // Saren Eyre Loosli of Power of Families

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! Which is why I’m so excited to be talking…

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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 of Promptly Journals

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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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 of Digital Mom Talk

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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