This week we are deconstructed our episode with Katie Rössler. If you haven’t listened, go back and download Episode 49. Which means….drumroll please…this is episode 50! We’ll be tackling our highs and lows, making space for feelings and being honest in and about intimate relationships.

Listen as Liz & Kate share:

  • High: Children’s reactions to gender reveal.
  • Low: Losing a Family Pet
  • Sharing feelings and emotions as moms.
  • Negative emotions do not reflect weakness.
  • Both/and thinking – incorporating this concept into our children’s lexicon.
  • You don’t need to “fix” everything, it’s ok to NOT be ok.
  • How long it took to prioritize our relationships with our partners after becoming moms.
  • Why do we feel the need to be “supermom” – when we should be asking for help.
  • Intimacy as parents – get creative!
  • The range of sexual normalcy as women age.


Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant (Book)

Episode 38: Giving Up Control for the Sake of Building Relationships (Kate’s honest story about not being ok)

Episode 07: Homeschooling Mom of 5 with Carrie Sharpe

Episode 20: Suzanne Brown, Empowering Women to Find the “Work-Life” Balance

Episode 22: Valerie Friedlander: Mom of 2, Learning to Get Unstuck

Mating in Captivity by Ester Perel (Book)

Katie’s How to Run A Family Meeting: Use code Family2019 for Discount!


Crate Joy

Real Plans

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