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Friends of a Feather

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Now displaying: August, 2018

Hey! Welcome to the Friends of a Feather podcast! I'm your host, Wren! As women, we need to build each other up, to encourage each other in our walks with Jesus. Each week, I get to chat with a friend who has a story to tell, a passion to share, or a dream she is pursuing. Be encouraged! We are all friends of a feather; let's stick together!  

Aug 24, 2018

 

Happy Friday!  

Today on the podcast is Rosalynne Martin.  Roz is married to her college sweetheart, Jullian and they have two boys, ages 7 and 8.  Roz and Jullian have been married for 20 years, she is very involved in the Arise 2 Read program in Memphis, she occasionally writes for the Missional Motherhood blog, and loves spending time with her family.

You will love hearing Roz's story of how she walked through infertility, miscarriage, 2 IVF cycles, adoption, and finding out she was pregnant while her oldest was still in the NICU.  And, through it all, you can see God's hand at work.  It may seem so simple yet difficult, but trusting God with you whole heart is what Rosalynne knew she had been called to do.  

She had delayed motherhood, but now she openly shares her story to many she meets.  And, I'm so happy to share her story with you today!  

SHOW NOTES:

Adoption Agency: Life Choices of Memphis

What Roz is reading: Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World by Kristen Welch

Roz has been featured on the Missional Motherhood blog

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Wren would like to connect with you!  

Friends of a Feather Podcast on Instagram, and FB!

Aug 17, 2018

  

Today on the podcast is Megan Benson with Sheep Farm Felt.  Megan and I met over Skype this past week but I felt like I already knew her and her adorable sheep from following her on Instagram!!  

We talk about how Megan began her company, the best advice her dad gave her, and how she makes the felt balls!  We also chat a little about Megan's family story of her parents as makers, losing everything in a fire when she was only four years old, and what her parents did for their community as a thank you for their help in the rebuilding of their home.

We chat about when Megan found out her oldest daughter was diagnosed with Autism Five, also called Asperger's syndrome.  Megan gives great advice for moms who are walking that journey. 

I love how Megan speaks about community and connections in our conversation. It's a great, meaningful episode and I would love for you to listen and share with a friend!

SHOW NOTES:

To Connect with Megan on Instagram

Find Megan's felt ball garlands at her web site: Sheep Farm Felt 

Friends of a Feather podcast listeners!  

10% OFF any purchase of $25 on Megan's ETSY shop!  Code>>>>>FEATHER10

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I would love to connect with you over on the Friends of a Feather Instagram! or on FB!

Be encouraged, friends!!  

Wren

Aug 10, 2018

Happy Friday, friends💗!

Today my guest is my friend, Courtney Kassner. Courtney is a wife and mom to three.  She is the first Instagram friend who I met in real life recently!

I enjoyed hearing how her company Crew & Co was born back in 2015! Working at a corporate job, Courtney felt unhappy and knew there had to be a job out there that would allow her to express her creativity and give honor to God. When her second son was born, she came up with her own scripture cards out of a need to instill God’s word or truth into her first sons life.

We also talked about growth and support in marriage, in business, questioning God when seeking direction, and how thankful she is to be using her talents in a creative and honoring way to the Lord.

I love how Courtney talked about using her scripture cards to be Intentional for gospel sharing with your kids cause that has been her goal from the very beginning.


Again we talk about how it’s so crazy that God can bring our sweetest friends through meeting on Instagram...like us!!

Great book recommendation from Courtney about finding mom friends that is sometimes hard to do!!

Find the gorgeous scripture cards designed by Courtney at Crew & Co.

Connect with Courtney over on Instagram!

Find Friends of a Feather Podcast on ITunes to subscribe❤️!

I would love to connect with you over on Instagram!

Aug 3, 2018

Happy Friday, friends💗

Today my guest is my new friend, Mary Flo Ridley. Mary Flo is a wife, mother, grandmother, speaker, author, and founder of the company, The Birds & The Bees 🐝 (@birds_bees).

On this episode, we talk about what led Mary Flo to start her company, how you can start confidently talking with your child about the birds and the bees in an age appropriate manner, and an awesome resource you can use to help make this very awkward conversation turn into an ongoing knowledgeable conversation!

Such a great practical episode! Don’t miss it!

Link is in my profile or find the Friends of a Feather Podcast on ITunes to subscribe❤️!

SHOW NOTES:
Find more on the In Home Gathering on her web site,  The Birds & The Bees

Connect with Mary Flo over on The Birds & The Bees on Instagram and FB!

Books Mary Flo recommends on this subject:

The Story of Me by Brenna and Stan Jones 

Good Pictures, Bad Pictures Jr. by Kristen Jenson and Gail Poyner

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You can always connect with me over on Instagram or on FB at The Friends of a Feather Podcast!  See you over there!

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