Don’t we all want to be happy? Although we cannot control our happiness 100% we do have some control. How happy we feel is 50% genetic, 10% circumstance and 40% up to you! Today we talk to Hank Smith, professor, speaker, and author. We discuss his book, “Be Happy: Simple Secrets to […]
Summer is here! Does this create excitement or fear? I always have a mix of emotions. I’m excited to have a more relaxed schedule, and do some of the things that we don’t have time for during the school year. But, anxiety creeps up in me as I think about how to keep my kids […]
Let’s go on a trip! I always say I want to travel, but just don’t make the plans to make it happen. This week we talk to world travelers Kam and Shani of the popular travel blog and instagram account “Our Family Passport.” Their goal is to encourage other families to take a “time out” […]
Feeling overwhelmed with your home, family and life? ME TOO! Luckily this week we talk to Angie Calderwood. She is a professional organizer, designer and loves to inspire others to get organized and find a proper place for everything in their life. This episode is full of practical tips to get our homes, families, and […]
Every Tuesday morning we wake up to a new episode of Family Looking Up with an amazing guest on the podcast. They share their knowledge and experiences with all of us and hopefully give us some ideas of how to make our families a little better. At the end of each episode we ask […]
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 […]
This week we had a great conversation with Carrie Moore. Carrie spent 25 years as a journalist and editor at The Deseret News in Salt Lake City winning national, regional, state and local reporting awards from a variety of media organizations. She has been an adjunct faculty member at Brigham Young University since 2005 […]
This week on Family Looking Up we were joined by Saren Eyre Loosli, founder of Power of Families, co-founder of Power of Moms, daughter of Richard and Linda Eyre, and mother of 5. Saren holds a B.A. from Wellesley College and a Masters in Education from Harvard. She’s consulted and conducted training for numerous […]
Rachel is a mother of two miracle babies via adoption and IVF, a former high school English teacher, and a podcaster at 3 in 30 Takeaways for Moms. This week we had a conversation about resisting the need to constantly entertain our children, but instead creating special “highlights” with them. Here is what we discussed […]
Melanie Dale is a minivan mama and total weirdo who stinks at small talk. Her laugh is a combination honk-snort, and it’s so bad that people have moved away from her in the movie theater. She adores sci-fi and superheroes and is terrified of Pinterest. Author of Women Are Scary: The Totally Awkward Adventure of […]
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