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Special Mother’s Day Episode with Musical Guests Calee Reed, Hilary Weeks and Shawna Edwards. Episode 28

Hey Mom squad!  This week is Mother’s Day.  YAY!!!! We wanted to celebrate YOU this week, so we brought on three very special guests.  This week we talk to Calee Reed, Hilary Weeks and Shawna Edwards. All three women are talented musicians.  And all three women have written beautiful songs about motherhood. This week we get to talk to these fun ladies about their families, their mom fails, their musical talent and the inspiration behind their beautiful songs. Get ready to learn, laugh, and cry.

 Calee Reed

Calee is a mother of five kids. She is a Christian singer and songwriter.  She travels the country spreading her message of faith and hope through music. Calee made us laugh and cry.  Here is what we talked with Calee about:

  1. Calee’s blended family.
  2. Advice Calee would give to new moms.
  3. The hardest part of being a mom.
  4. Lessons Calee has learned from her experience as a mother.
  5. Calee’s hilarious mom fail.
  6. Where Calee learned to sing and her family’s musical talent.
  7. Where Calee gets inspiration for her songs.
  8. When Calee first started writing songs.
  9. When Calee finds the time to write with her busy, young family.
  10. The inspiration behind  “She Put the Music in Me.”

To Find out more about Calee Reed and find out where to purchase your beautiful music visit her website at: caleereed.com

Hilary Weeks

Hilary Weeks is a mother of four daughters.  She is a Christian Billboard chart-topping singer and songwriter.  She is a frequent performer at Deseret Book’s “Time Out For Women.” In our fun conversation with Hilary we talked about the following:

  1. Hilary’s family.
  2. Lessons Hilary has learned from motherhood.
  3. Lessons Hilary learned from her mother.
  4. What did your mom do really well?
  5. Hilary’s funny mom fail.
  6. When Hilary first started writing songs.  
  7. The inspiration behind the song “Stand Still.”

Visit Hilary’s website to learn more about Hilary and purchase her music and inspirational designs: hilaryweeks.com

Shawna Edwards

Shawna Edwards is an accomplished pianist, and an award-winning writer and songwriter. Her most well-known songs, “Do You Have Room?” and “The Miracle” have been performed all over the world.  She is a mother of 5 and grandmother to ten grandkids. Shawna shares her fun grandmother tips and hilarious mom fails. Here is what we discussed in our interview with her:

  1. Shawna’s  family.
  2. The joys of being a grandmother.
  3. Shawna’s creative birthday gift to her grandkids.
  4. The hardest part of being a grandma for Shawna.
  5. Things Shawna learned from her mother.
  6. Shawna’s mom fails.
  7. What made Shawna start writing music just ten years ago.
  8. How has music impacted Shawna’s family
  9. The inspiration behind Shawna’s song “More than Enough”

To learn more about Shawna and purchase her music visit her webiste: shawnaedwardsmusic.com

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2 Comment

  1. I recently stumbled onto your website looking for some type of interview about Hilary Weeks. I am a new inspirational (mostly) composer, and I wanted inspiration from a seasoned composer like her. I loved your interview with all these women, and have since listened to several of your podcasts, all of which I’ve enjoyed. Thank you for sharing your light with me- it’s been a great blessing!

    1. Laura, that’s awesome that you are a composer! I can compose dinner and a discussion and that’s about it. I think being able to do anything musically is a super power. I’m thrilled that you found us and that you are enjoying the podcast. Thank you for giving us some feedback…we seriously appreciate it! If you have any suggestions for upcoming shows please don’t hesitate to contact us. We LOVE hearing from our Mom Squad!!

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