A podcast for moms where we share the stories we want to remember and the ones we wish we could forget.
info_outline It's Like Someone Cleaned A Window 03/16/2020
It's Like Someone Cleaned A Window Today’s episode wraps up season two of Momnesia. And what better way to end season two than with the queen of podcasting herself, Lindsay Tjepkema. Lindsay is the CEO and co-founder of Casted, the first and only marketing platform built around branded podcasts. Lindsay is also the mother of three boys, including twins. She and her husband are both from Michigan, but now embrace the chaos from their home in Fortville, IN. Learn more at casted.us and engage with Lindsay on Twitter @CastedLindsay.
info_outline Am I Strong Enough For This? 03/02/2020
Am I Strong Enough For This? Today’s guest is Tasha Jun. Tasha is a melancholy daydreamer, a Korean girl, wife to Matt, and mama to three little warriors: two wild boys and one little lady. She loves French fries, world maps, coffee, spicy soup and wandering the world. As long as she can remember, she’s lived and stood in places where cultures collide, longing for home. Jesus found her in the middle of her lifelong homesickness and has been leading her towards wholeness ever since.
info_outline Fear Causes You to Wish the Days Away 02/17/2020
Fear Causes You to Wish the Days Away Lindsay Hotmire is a master message coach and copy expert who loves to work with coaches and leaders who know there's nothing formulaic about authenticity. She lives in the Midwest with her husband and four kids, loves wine and bourbon, and occasionally dreams about what life will be like in 5 years when she is an official empty nester. In this episode, Lindsay shares a series of vignettes that have been collected over time; tiny, little stories that come together to represent something even bigger.
info_outline There's Light At the End of the Tunnel 02/03/2020
There's Light At the End of the Tunnel Marisella Bodrero was in corporate recruiting for 10 years prior to her starting her private career coaching program for women. After the birth of her daughter, she struggled to find her new identity as a mother and a career-driven, high-achieving woman. With the help of her supportive husband, a therapist, and her own exploration in the world of personal development, she was able to establish a clear sense of self and purpose and is grateful to serve as a coach for other women on the same journey.
info_outline Clearing Out the Noise 01/27/2020
Clearing Out the Noise Rachel Pritz is a corporate escapee turned certified Life Coach. She focuses on helping people get unstuck, maximize their potential and create more of the life they crave. Rachel is a mom of 2 living children, Austin (6) and Zoey (3) and the mom of 3 babies in heaven. Losing her daughter to stillbirth was a pivotal moment in her life. She turned her grief into post-traumatic growth and is now living her life with gratitude and presence and helping others do the same.
info_outline Just The Little Things 01/06/2020
Just The Little Things Rev. Shannon New Spangler shares candidly about her experience with postpartum depression. This all consuming darkness made her feel like she was failing in all areas of life, including in her role as mom, spouse and pastor. At the urging of her husband, Shannon got the medical attention she needed. She offers a message of hope and encourages others who may be in that same dark place to be bold in asking for help and take comfort in knowing that you are not alone.
info_outline I Wish I Would Have Asked For Longer 12/23/2019
I Wish I Would Have Asked For Longer Today’s guest is Sarah Westfall, a fellow dreamer and artist who leads with type 4. Sarah’s story is marked by both deep grief and unexpected grace, both of which have become a catalyst for her as a writer and a speaker. She invites women to lean in to God, right where they are, and to look for Him in everyday life—in the beautiful, the broken, and those seemingly mundane in-between spaces.
info_outline I'm Not On the Front Row Anymore 12/09/2019
I'm Not On the Front Row Anymore Today’s guest is Suze Fair. Suze wears a lot of hats. She’s a pastor, a creative, and a professional. In her career she has worked in higher education, the marketplace, and the church. Currently, Suze is the Chief Culture Officer for a community bank in Northern Indiana. She also enjoys writing & speaking about the journey of faith the Lord has invited her on. Married for 30 + years to Kelly and they are the parents (adoptive and bio) of 3 (mostly) grown children.
info_outline A Glass Half Full Kind Of Gal 10/28/2019
A Glass Half Full Kind Of Gal Today Julie and Sarah sit down with Kate Bolt, owner of Living Lark, a food and lifestyle company. Kate is a recipe writer who loves to eat. A few years ago, she got tired of ignoring her creative side and wrote down 100 of her original recipes. She is a mom of three kiddos, living with her hubby, Dan, on the coast of Lake Michigan. This episode is full of family stories, talks of anniversary trips, conversation on postpartum depression and even the concept of brainspotting.
info_outline Moms Edition 10/14/2019
Moms Edition We could not be more excited to introduce you to our guests today - our very own MOMS - Debbie Sebastian, Candy Short, Marlene Scharbrough, and Tammy McLaughlin.They indulged us by coming into the studio to share some stories from their own motherhood journey, ones they want to remember and ones they wish they could forget.
info_outline I've Missed Our Weekly Chats 09/30/2019
I've Missed Our Weekly Chats It's time for season two of the Momnesia Podcast! Sarah and Julie spend time catching up on life by doing a deep dive on four important topics - health, family, careers, and our current jam (what we are listening to, watching and reading). Grab your favorite drink and settle in with us as we fill you in on all the details!
info_outline I Am Someone Who Doesn't Take No For An Answer 02/11/2019
I Am Someone Who Doesn't Take No For An Answer As Momnesia Podcast’s first season wraps up, Sarah and Julie sit down and talk with Renee Travis. Renee is a Mama Warrior to one exceptional boy, Austin, and wife to her redneck husband, Barry. At ten months old, her son was given an unprecedented, extremely early autism spectrum diagnosis. Her world became silent when his world became silent, and all that mattered from that point forward was improving his life as much as possible, as quickly as possible.
info_outline I Screwed Up 01/28/2019
I Screwed Up In this week’s episode, Sarah and Julie sit down with Kealani Nunes Willbanks. Lani’s story is raw and vulnerable, complex and layered, hard and beautiful. Lani has lived from coast to coast and is married to her retired military husband in Washington D.C.. She has four daughters and a son and talks about life as a single mom, as a blended family, and all kinds of other seasons.
info_outline The Huxtables Weren't Real 01/14/2019
The Huxtables Weren't Real In today's episode, Sarah and Julie interview Turae Mumford. Turae speaks to her co-parenting journey and the non-traditional road that led her there. As a beautiful woman of faith, Turae shares about the village it has taken in parenthood, being a minister's wife, her role as female leader in the African-American community, and her career in the political world. This episode includes chats on New Years' resolutions, celery juicing, Weezer, choir nerds and Gantt charts.
info_outline They Don't Need A Different Version of Me 12/17/2018
They Don't Need A Different Version of Me On today’s pod, Sarah and Julie sit down to chat with Christina Smith. Christina has been a licensed mental heath therapist for almost 20 years. She considers it an honor to do the work of journeying through past and present pain with clients seeking to heal from trauma, loss, depression, and anxiety. Christina has experienced her own journey of loss and struggle. Her desire is that through her vulnerability, others will find hope for healing and will know they they are not alone.
info_outline Show Up 12/03/2018
Show Up In today’s episode, Sarah and Julie sit down for a chat with Tamar Sternfeld. Tamar lives in Charleston, South Carolina, with her husband, Scott, and three children. Tamar has dedicated her life to her family and Jewish Communal Work. Her Jewish faith gives her great passion and informs the work she's doing in her community. Her life and remarkable story reminds us the importance of showing up for one another.
info_outline I Know You Don't Want Me To, But I'm Going To 11/19/2018
I Know You Don't Want Me To, But I'm Going To In today’s episode, Sarah and Julie sit down for a chat with Robin Anderson. Robin is a lover of all things coffee, baking, chocolate, books, travel, get-togethers with friends, and being a momma to her kids. She and her husband of 20 years, Matt, live in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona, where they pastor McDowell Mountain Community Church. They have three awesome, growing-up-way-too-fast boys and an Australian labradoodle puppy, Annie Mae, who fill their home with lots of love, joy and smelly socks.
info_outline Throw Things in a Bag and Get There 11/02/2018
Throw Things in a Bag and Get There On today’s episode, Sarah and Julie chat with Kimberly Majeski - scholar, storyteller, activist and of course, mama! As a radio personality, conference speaker, Bible teacher, and pastor, Kimberly captivates audiences with her ability to exposit Biblical truths through storytelling that is engaging, transparent and uplifting. We get to experience a bit of her storytelling and Southern charm today, as she shares her journey of becoming a mother through domestic adoption.
info_outline The Clinical Term is Flooding 11/02/2018
The Clinical Term is Flooding When you sit down to chat with Lisa Pay, you feel like you're talking to an old friend who oozes graciousness and warmth. Lisa’s wisdom and humor come from 28 years of experience as a licensed clinical social worker and college professor. Lisa’s work has taken her to a variety of different settings, from domestic violence shelters and prisons to hospitals and university counseling centers. How does Lisa’s professional role intersect with her role of mom? Listen to today’s pod to find out!