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Podcast 22: Finding Joy in Motherhood with Valerie Woerner

Podcast 22: Finding Joy in Motherhood with Valerie Woerner

Purpose Driven Mom Podcast

Episode 22

Finding Joy in Motherhood with Valerie Woerner

 

 

 

Today’s episode is a conversation with Valerie Woener about how to find joy in the hard seasons of Motherhood. Valerie Woerner is the owner of Val Marie Paper and author of Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday and Fresh Start for Moms. Her mission is to create practical tools, including her original 6-month prompted prayer journal, and content that equips women to cut through the noise of everyday life and find fullness in the presence of the Lord. She lives in South Louisiana with her husband Tyler and two girls, Vivi and Vana.

 

 

 

 

Episode Show Notes

2:30 Review of the Week

5:30 Meet Valerie Woerner

9:16 Creating a Prayer Routine in Your Life

17:00 How to make time with God more than something to check off on the to-do list

24:30 Ditching comparision in the social media world

26:00 Diving into Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday

29:10 Addressing the ‘hot mess mom’ culture

34:50 Being proactive about positive parenting

38:00 Embracing the hard seasons of motherhood

41:00 Encouragement when you’re feeling disconnected in marriage

 

 

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Links and Resources Mentioned in Today’s Episode 

Connect More with Valerie:

Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday 

Instagram

Monthly Peptalks

 

 

 

Related Blog Posts

Digitally Organize Your Time to be a Prayer Warrior

 

 

 

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Podcast 20: Weekly Planning System for Busy Moms

Podcast 20: Weekly Planning System for Busy Moms

Purpose Driven Mom Podcast

Episode 20: Weekly Planning System for Busy Moms

 

 

 

 

This episode is a sneak peak into the 15 Minute Formula Course and shows you the weekly planning system that helps me be super productive! Follow these steps each week to start your week with intention!

 

Episode Show Notes

2:15 Review of the Week

4:10 Digital vs. Paper Planning

6:27 Why I’m obsessed with Trello – check out a sample of our dates and events board!

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10:15 How to set up your weekly planning system

13:30 Adding in things you can’t change

14:50 Next, add in your 15 minute goal break down

16:02 Which habits or routines are you working on?

17:43 Adding in learning time for you and your goals

18:18 Batching the rest of your tasks

20:00 Nightly planning system

 

 

 

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Links and Resources Mentioned in Today’s Episode

Plum Paper Planners

Trello Free Mini Course

Simple Steps to Make Your Morning Easier

How to Set up Your Week to Be More Productive

How to Schedule Your Day as a Work at Home Mom

How to Fit Self Care Into Your Day

How to Find Time to Workout as a Busy Mom 

Digitally Organize Your Prayer Time to Become a Prayer Warrior

Create a Morning Routine in 3 Easy Steps

How to Time Block and Get More Done!

How to use the 15 Minute Formula to Break Down Your Goals {podcast episode 01}

Using Habit Stacking for Life Long Goals (podcast episode 08)

 

 

Podcast 16: Navigating Motherhood with Michelle from With the Huddlestons

Podcast 16: Navigating Motherhood with Michelle from With the Huddlestons

Purpose Driven Mom Podcast

Episode 16

Navigating Motherhood with Michelle from With the Huddelstons

 

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This week’s episode was an interview with Michelle from With the Huddlestons. Our plan was to talk about talk about back to school routines and instead we pivoted to talk all things motherhood – from routines to self care and more!

As a wife, homeschooling mama of 4, and multi-passionate entrepreneur, it’s no question that Michelle Huddleston wears many hats. Through her passion to create powerful movements in the home education and work-from-home fields, Michelle speaks professionally (locally and abroad), has self-published more than 8 books (2 Amazon best-sellers), and has co-founded one of the fastest growing online schools that provides supplemental and elective courses (Huddleston Academy Live Academics).

 

 

Episode Show Notes

5:45 Meet Michelle from With the Huddlestons

8:30 Michelle’s struggle with mental health and how to begin to heal

10:45 Using affirmations to change your mindset

13:14 Practical Ways for Moms to ‘do self care’

19:30 Background of HALA and back to school routines

26:00 Exploring learning at home

31:00 How to Run Your Own Race and Stay in Your Lane as a Mom

34:30 Ending the comparison game and embracing who God made you

37:15 Creating goals as a mom

 

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Links and Resources Mentioned in Today’s Episode

Printable Affirmation Cards for Moms

Living as a Mom with Anxiety {podcast}

Podcast 14 {Interview with Myriam from Mothercould}

 

 

Hang out with Michelle

Blog: With the Huddelstons

Facebook

Instagram

Youtube

Huddleston Academy Live Academics

 

 

Related Blog Posts

Morning Routine for the Sleep Deprived Mom

How to Fit Self Care Into Your Day

Printable Scripture Cards for Anxiety 

30+ Motivating Quotes from the book “I am that Girl”

How to Make Friends and Beat Stay at Home Mom Depression 

I am 1 in 5 – The Truth Behind Post Partum Anxiety 

5 Podcasts to Jumpstart Your Anxiety 

Post Partum Anxiety is Real – Guest post on the Scary Mommy Blog

 

 

 

 

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Time Management for Working Moms

Time Management for Working Moms

Time Management for Working Moms

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As a working mom you need to have good time management. You have a million things to juggle, a busy schedule, and need to prioritize tasks for your family, yourself, your home and work. 

 

I have been a work at home mom for 4 years now and I can tell you, it isn’t easy. I often get distracted with home tasks, have to cut work short because of something, and can feel pulled in a million pieces. 

 

But you don’t have to feel frazzled all the time. It is possible to have good time management as a working mom!

 

Whether you need help with your morning routine, balancing work and home or easy systems to make your life run smoother, know that it’s possible!

 

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3 Time Management Tips for Busy Moms

 

 

From With the Huddlestons

 

 

Work at Home Mom Morning Routine

 

 

From A Purpose Driven Mom 

 

 

How to Save Time and Get More Done

 

 

From Sorey Fitness

 

 

How to Schedule Your Day at a Work at Home Mom 

 

 

From A Purpose Driven Mom

 

The Best Time management Tips for Work at Home Moms

 

From Fabulous Habits

 

 

Using a time blocking template as a busy mom

 

 

From A Purpose Driven Mom

 

 

3 Ways to Get Motivated as a Work at Home Mom

 

From With the Huddlestons

 

How to time block and get things done

 

 

From A Purpose Driven Mom

 

Amazing Organizational Tips that’ll Make Life easier

 

 

From Daisies and Pie

 

 

How to have a productive weekend so that you can have a productive week 

 

From A Purpose Driven Mom 

 

 

5 Easy Tips to be Happy and Productive

 

 

From Brittney Long Curations

 

What is Time Batching and Why You Should Do It?

 

 

From Brittney Long Curations

 

How to Find time to be more productive as a busy mom 

 

 

From A Purpose Driven Mom 

 

 

How to reduce the mental workload for moms

 

From Coffee and Carpool

 

 

Work Life Balance: How Does She Do It? 

 

 

From Stepmomming

 

10 effective time management techniques that produce massive results

 

 

From Bitz N Giggles

 

How to be more productive and save time

 

 

From Making Manzanita

 

Want to come back to these tips for when you need help with time management? PIN IT for later!

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More Time Management Tips for Moms

Simple Steps to Make Your Morning Easier

How to Set up Your Week to Be More Productive

How to Schedule Your Day as a Work at Home Mom

How to Fit Self Care Into Your Day

How to Find Time to Workout as a Busy Mom 

Digitally Organize Your Prayer Time to Become a Prayer Warrior

Create a Morning Routine in 3 Easy Steps

How to Time Block and Get More Done!

 

More Resources to Manage Your Time as a Busy Mom

Ultimate Productivity Bundle 

Design Your Day: Time Management for the Busy Woman

Organize Your Life with Trello

 

Podcast 11 – Using Time Blocking for a More Productive Schedule

Podcast 11 – Using Time Blocking for a More Productive Schedule

Purpose Driven Mom Podcast

Episode 11

Using Time Blocking for a More Productive Schedule

 

 

 

Today’s episode will focus all on how you can use time blocking to create a simple and productive schedule! Instead of overwhelming ourselves with the tasks we have to get done, you’ll learn how to make things more simple and have them fit into your busy mom life!

 

 

 

 

Episode Show Notes

2:50 How Time Blocking Decreased my overwhelm

7:35 Why you need flexibility and structure with your schedule

8:25 How many time blocks do you need in a day?

10:55 Anchoring Your Time Blocks During Your Day

13:20 What to do when you have no events to anchor your blocks to

14:56 Using pens, washi tape or Trello to identify your blocks

 

 

18:30 Start by adding in non negotiable appointments into your block and add in time to work on your goal

21:40 The Power of Batching

25:40 What is you have extra time in your block or don’t finish everything?

 

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Links and Resources Mentioned in Today’s Episode 

Busy Mom Goal Setting Challenge 

Join the 15 Minute Formula Waitlist!

Ultimate Productivity Bundle 

Design Your Day: Time Management for the Busy Woman (use code PODCAST for $5 off the course)

Organize Your Life with Trello

Plum Paper Planners

Free Trello Basics Course

 

Related Blog Posts

The Ultimate Guide to Achieving Your Goals for Busy Moms

Podcast 01: How to Break Down Your Goals in 15 Minute Chunks

Goal Setting with Trello (and free board!)

Simple Steps to Make Your Morning Easier

How to Set up Your Week to Be More Productive

How to Schedule Your Day as a Work at Home Mom

How to Fit Self Care Into Your Day

How to Find Time to Workout as a Busy Mom 

Digitally Organize Your Prayer Time to Become a Prayer Warrior

How to Time Block and Get More Done!

 

 

 

 

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Podcast 08 Using Habit Stacking to Make Life Long Changes

Podcast 08 Using Habit Stacking to Make Life Long Changes

Purpose Driven Mom Podcast

Episode 08

Using Habit Stacking to Make Life Long Changes

 

 

 

In today’s episode we’ll have a chat about habit stacking and how it can help you make life long changes in your life.

 

 

 

Episode Show Notes

1:38 Join the Waitlist for the 15 Minute Formula 

2:08 What is Habit Stacking?

3:37 Benefits of Habit Stacking and How Habit Stacking Works

5:50 Internval vs External Motivation

7:35 Why you need systems in your home

8:14 Where you can use Habit Stacking

10:07 How to Get Started with Habit Stacking

15:01 Using Habit Stacking with Your Kids

24:07 How Habit Triggers Help

27:30 Tracking Your Habits

30:48 Finding Accountability on Your Habits

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Links and Resources Mentioned in Today’s Episode 

Busy Mom Goal Setting Challenge 

Join the 15 Minute Formula Waitlist!

Healthy Habits Transition Course (use code PODCAST for $5 off the course!)

 

 

Related Blog Posts

Podcast 01: How to Break Down Your Goals in 15 Minute Chunks

How to Set up Your Week to Be More Productive

Habit Stacking to Make Routines That Stick 

 

More Resources to Achieve Your Goals as a Busy Mom

Ultimate Productivity Bundle 

Design Your Day: Time Management for the Busy Woman (use code PODCAST for $5 off!)

Organize Your Life with Trello

 

 

 

 

 

 

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