Don’t Mom Alone Book—Listening Guide

Chapter One: 

​Kat Lee, “The Mom Game Changer,” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), December 19, 2016, https://dontmomalone.com/2016/12/19/the-mom-game-changer-kat-lee-encore-episode/

Jeannie Cunnion, “Anchoring Our Kids’ Lovability in Christ,” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), October 12, 2015, https://dontmomalone.com/2015/10/12/anchoring-our-kids-lovability-in-christ-jeannie-cunnion-ep-91/

Chapter Two: 

Tricia Goyer, “An Interview with Tricia Goyer [GCM Podcast Ep 7],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), December 30, 2013, https://dontmomalone.com/2013/12/30/an-interview-with-tricia-goyer-gcm-podcast-episode-7/.

Vickie Kraft, “Lessons Learned in 87 Years, Part One :: Vickie Kraft [Ep 73],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), May 25, 2015, https://dontmomalone.com/2015/05/25/lessons-learned-in-87-years-part-one-vickie-kraft-ep-73/.

Vickie Kraft, “Lessons Learned in 87 Years, Part Two :: Vickie Kraft [Ep 74],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), June 1, 2015, https://dontmomalone.com/2015/06/01/lessons-learned-in-87-years-part-two-vickie-kraft-ep-74/.

Chapter Three: 

Katie Sherrod, “Fighting for the Family:: Katie Sherrod [Ep 33],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), July 28, 2014, https://dontmomalone.com/2014/07/28/fighting-for-the-family-katie-sherrod-ep-33/.

Sally Lloyd-Jones, “The Story of God’s Love for You :: Sally Lloyd Jones [Ep 94],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), November 2, 2015,  https://dontmomalone.com/2015/11/02/the-story-of-gods-love-for-you-sally-lloyd-jones-ep-94/.

Shelly Miller, “Thinking Differently About Sabbath :: Shelly Miller [Ep 181],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), October 16, 2017, https://dontmomalone.com/2017/10/16/thinking-differently-about-sabbath-shelly-miller-ep-181/.

Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith, “Which Type of Rest Do You Need :: Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith [Ep 209],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), June 4, 2018, https://dontmomalone.com/2018/06/04/which-type-of-rest-do-you-need-saundra-dalton-smith-ep-209/.

Doris Howard, “Wisdom from Grammie :: Doris Howard [Ep 109],”  Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), June 22, 2016, https://dontmomalone.com/2016/02/22/wisdom-from-grammie-doris-howard-ep-109/.

Leslie Johnson, “Announcing the God Centered Mom Podcast :: Leslie Johnson [Ep 1],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), November 11, 2013, https://dontmomalone.com/2013/11/11/announcing-the-god-centered-mom-podcast/.

Kay Wyma, “I’m Happy for You Sort of Not Really :: Kay Wyma [Ep 85],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), August 24, 2015, https://dontmomalone.com/2015/08/24/im-happy-for-you-sort-of-not-really-kay-wyma-ep-85/

Chapter Four:  

Sara Hagerty, “When You Feel Unseen :: Sara Hagerty [Ep 175],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), September 4, 2017, https://dontmomalone.com/2017/09/04/when-you-feel-unseen-sara-hagerty-ep-175/. 

Kelsey Philips, “Listening to the Lord :: Kelsey Phillips [Ep279],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), March 30, 2020 Ep 279 https://dontmomalone.com/2020/03/30/listening-to-the-lord-kelsey-phillips-ep-279/.

Chapter Five: 

Shauna Niequist, “How to Get Real and Savor More :: Shauna Niequist [Ep 65],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), March 23, 2015, https://dontmomalone.com/2015/03/23/how-to-get-real-savor-more-shauna-niequest-ep-65/.

Dr. John Townsend, “Setting Healthy Boundaries with Family :: Dr. John Townsend [Ep 250],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), June 3, 2019, https://dontmomalone.com/2019/06/03/setting-healthy-boundaries-with-family-dr-john-townsend-ep-250/.

Renee Swope, “Overcoming Insecurity in Friendship :: Renee Swope [Ep 148],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), January 16, 2017, https://dontmomalone.com/2017/01/16/overcoming-insecurity-in-friendships-renee-swope-ep-148/

Jae Carpenter and Cheryl Scruggs, “Sinners Married to Sinners :: Cheryl and Jae [Ep 195],” February 26, 2018, https://dontmomalone.com/2018/02/26/sinners-married-to-sinners-how-god-refines-us-cheryl-scruggs-jae-carpenter-ep-195/

Chapter Six: 

Lucretia Berry, “Many Hues, One Humanity :: Lucretia Berry [Ep 282],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), April 20, 2020. https://dontmomalone.com/2020/04/20/many-hues-one-humanity-lucretia-berry-ep-282/.

Lysa TerKeurst, Kay Wyma & Courtney DeFeo, “Uninvited :: Lysa TerKeurst, Kay Wyma, & Courtney DeFeo [Ep 131],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), August 29, 2016, https://dontmomalone.com/2016/08/29/uninvited-lysa-terkeurst-kay-wyma-courtney-defeo-ep-131/.

Renee Swope, “Overcoming Insecurity in Friendships :: Renee Swope [Ep 148],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), January 16, 2017, https://dontmomalone.com/2017/01/16/overcoming-insecurity-in-friendships-renee-swope-ep-148/.

Lisa-Jo Baker, “Healing Friendship Wounds :: Lisa Jo Baker [Ep 159],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), April 3, 2017, https://dontmomalone.com/2017/04/03/healing-friendship-wounds-lisa-jo-baker-ep-159/.

Susan Seay, “Strengthening Our Friendships:: Susan Seay [Ep 289],” Don’t Mom Alone(audio podcast), June 8, 2020, https://dontmomalone.com/2020/06/08/strengthening-our-friendships-susan-seay-ep-289/.

Melanie Shankle, “Navigating Friendship :: Melanie Shankle [Ep 273],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), February 10, 2020, https://dontmomalone.com/2020/02/10/navigating-friendship-melanie-shankle-ep-273/.

Sally Clarkson, “Cultivating Friendships in a World of Isolation :: Sally Clarkson [Ep 233],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), February 4, 2019, https://dontmomalone.com/2019/02/04/cultivating-friendships-in-a-world-of-isolation-sally-clarkson-ep-233/.

Leslie Johnson & Libby, “That’s Me…Craving Authentic Friendships :: Libby and Leslie [Ep 102],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), January 4, 2016, https://dontmomalone.com/2016/01/04/thats-me-craving-authentic-friendships-libby-leslie-ep-102/.

Chapter Seven:

Kat Armstrong, “Motherhood, Career, & Identity :: Kat Armstrong [Ep 171],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), June 26, 2017, https://dontmomalone.com/2017/06/26/motherhood-career-identity-kat-armstrong-ep-171/.

Susan Seay, “Focused Instead of Frustrated :: Susan Seay [Ep 52],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), December 18, 2014, https://dontmomalone.com/2014/12/18/focused-instead-of-frustrated-susan-seay-ep-52/.

Aubrie Norman, “When You Carry the Burden of Perfection :: Aubrie Norman [Ep 284],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), May 4, 2020, https://dontmomalone.com/2020/05/04/when-you-carry-the-burden-of-perfection-aubrie-norman-ep-284/.

Jessica Honegger, “Drop the Superwoman Myth and Run Your Race :: Jessica Honeggar[Ep 178],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), September 25, 2017, https://dontmomalone.com/2017/09/25/drop-the-superwoman-myth-run-your-race-jessica-honegger-ep-178/.

Charity Reeb, “Good Bad, Real Life :: Charity Reeb [Ep 110],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), March 7, 2016, https://dontmomalone.com/2016/03/07/good-bad-real-life-charity-reeb-ep-110/.

Jeni B, “Rebuilding From an Abusive Marriage :: Jeni B [Ep 246],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), May 6, 2019, https://dontmomalone.com/2019/05/06/rebuilding-from-an-abusive-marriage-jeni-b-ep-246/.

Jo Saxton, “Embracing the Mom You’re Meant to Be :: Jo Saxton [Ep 283],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), April 27, 2020, https://dontmomalone.com/2020/04/27/embracing-the-mom-youre-meant-to-be-jo-saxton-ep-283/.

Causha Jolly and Stacey McCabe, “Corporate Working Moms :: Causha Jolly and Stacey McCabe [Ep 205],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), May 7, 2018, https://dontmomalone.com/2018/05/07/corporate-working-moms-causha-jolly-stacey-mccabe-ep-205/.

Chapter Eight: 

Beth McCord, “The Enneagram, Marriage and the Gospel :: Beth McCord [Ep 259],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), September 30, 2019, https://dontmomalone.com/2019/09/30/the-enneagram-marriage-and-the-gospel-beth-mccord-ep-259.

Francie Winslow, “The Ripple Effect of Healthy Sexual Connection:: Francie Winslow [Ep 138]”, Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), October 17, 2016, https://dontmomalone.com/2016/10/17/the-ripple-effect-of-healthy-sexual-connection-francie-winslow-ep-138/

Shauna Niequist, “Soulful Over Frantic :: Shauna Niequist [Ep 127],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), August 1, 2016, https://dontmomalone.com/2016/08/01/soulful-over-frantic-shauna-niequist-ep-127/.

Paul David Tripp, “Habits of a Healthy Marriage :: Paul David Tripp [Ep 234],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), February 11, 2019, https://dontmomalone.com/2019/02/11/habits-of-a-healthy-marriage-paul-david-tripp-ep-234/.

Death —believing God will fill in the space left by your spouse (story of guest who had a friend’s husband offer to take her son hunting and teach him gun safety) 

Lisa Appelo, “How to Fight Fear and Believe in a Faithful God :: Lisa Appelo [Ep 84],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), August 17, 2015, https://dontmomalone.com/2015/08/17/how-to-fight-fear-believe-in-a-faithful-god-lisa-appelo-ep-84/.

Adultery—restoring the marriage (the Scruggs and see if Jae is interested in being in it) —need community to come around you and remind you to keep fighting, past the lies of shame, while you rebuild trust, untangle from the trauma. 

Abuse —trusting God’s care of you and your kids, wisely counsel your friend, don’t dismiss her reality of abuse, point her to quality counseling and safe housing options, support her as she mothers and faces an unknown future.

Jan Langbein, “Abuse Happens Every Nine Seconds :: Jan Langbein [Ep 247],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), May 13, 2019, https://dontmomalone.com/2019/05/13/abuse-happens-every-nine-seconds-jan-langbein-ep-247/.

Addiction — sharing with community what is going on with your spouse. Leaning on support while spouse undergoes treatment. On-going community who understand recovery is a process. Getting your own professional help for co-dependency that may be present.  

Taylor Bashta, “Coping Mechanisms, Recovery and Codependency :: Taylor Bashta [Ep 275],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), February 24, 2020, https://dontmomalone.com/2020/02/24/coping-mechanisms-recovery-and-codependency-taylor-bashta-ep-275/.

Chapter Nine: 

Lynn Hoffman, “Recovery for Life :: Lynn Hoffman [Ep 129],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), August 15, 2016, https://dontmomalone.com/2016/08/15/recovery-for-life-lynn-hoffman-ep-129/.

Kirk Martin, “How to Stop Yelling, Lecturing and Power Struggles :: Kirk Martin [Ep 62],”Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), March 2, 2015, https://dontmomalone.com/2015/03/02/stop-yelling-lecturing-power-struggles-today-kirk-martin-ep-62/.

Jim and Lynne Jackson, “Help Your Child Feel Safe and Loved :: Jim and Lynne Jackson [Ep 80],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), July 13, 2015, https://dontmomalone.com/2015/07/13/help-your-child-feel-safe-loved-jim-lynne-jackson-ep-80/.

Amber Lia, “What Triggers Your Angry Reaction :: Amber Lia [Ep 108],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), February 15, 2016, https://dontmomalone.com/2016/02/15/what-triggers-your-angry-reaction-amber-lia-ep-108/.

Chapter Ten:

Paul David Tripp, “Gospel Parenting :: Paul David Tripp [Ep 176],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), September 11, 2017, https://dontmomalone.com/2017/09/11/gospel-parenting-paul-david-tripp-ep-176/.

Karis Kimmel Murray, “Grace-Based Discipline :: Karis Kimmel Murray [Ep 150],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), January 30, 2017, https://dontmomalone.com/2017/01/30/grace-based-discipline-karis-kimmel-murray-ep-150/.

Jeannie Cunnion, “How to {Really} Parent with Grace :: Jeannie Cunnion [Ep 55],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), https://dontmomalone.com/2015/01/12/how-parent-grace-jeannie-cunnion-ep-55/. 

Kirk Martin, “10 Ways to Stop Meltdowns & Arguments :: Kirk Martin [Ep 139],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), https://dontmomalone.com/2016/10/24/10-ways-to-stop-meltdowns-arguments-kirk-martin-ep-139/. 

Kirk Martin, “Solo Parenting/Perfectionist Kids/Tone of Voice :: Kirk Martin [Ep 104],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), https://dontmomalone.com/2016/01/18/q-a-with-kirk-martin-from-celebrate-calm-ep-104/. 

Kirk Martin, “Summer (& Sibling) Survival Guide :: Kirk Martin [Ep 77],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), June 22, 2015, https://dontmomalone.com/2015/06/22/summer-sibling-survival-guide-kirk-martin-ep-77/. 

Kirk Martin, “Calmly Parenting the Strong-Willed Child :: Kirk Martin[Ep 69],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), April 20, 2015, https://dontmomalone.com/2015/04/20/strong-willed-child-kirk-martin-69/.

Kirk Martin, “How to Stop Yelling, Lecturing and Power Struggles :: Kirk Martin [Ep 62],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), March 2, 2015, https://dontmomalone.com/2015/03/02/stop-yelling-lecturing-power-struggles-today-kirk-martin-ep-62/.

Scott Turansky, PhD, “Training a Child’s Heart ::  Dr. Scott Turansky [Ep 274],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), February 17, 2020, https://dontmomalone.com/2020/02/17/training-a-childs-heart-scott-turansky-ep-274/.

Stacy Bellward and Chad Hayenga, “The Power of Questions :: Stacy Bellward and Chad Hayenga [Ep 292],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), June 29, 2020, https://dontmomalone.com/2020/06/29/the-power-of-questions-stacy-bellward-and-chad-hayenga-ep-292/.

Chapter Eleven: 

Sally and Nathan Clarkson, “Loving Your ‘Different’ Child :: Sally & Nathan Clarkson [Ep 149],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), January 23, 2017, https://dontmomalone.com/2017/01/23/loving-your-different-child-sally-nathan-clarkson-ep-149/.

Sissy Goff and David Thomas, “Emotional Milestones :: Sissy Goff & David Thomas [Ep 160],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), April 9, 2017, https://dontmomalone.com/2017/04/09/emotional-milestones-sissy-goff-david-thomas-ep-160/

Sissy Goff, “Raising Girls :: Sissy Goff [Ep 141],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), November 7, 2016, https://dontmomalone.com/2016/11/07/raising-girls-sissy-goff-ep-141/.

Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, “The Respect Effect :: Dr. Emerson Eggerichs [Ep 122],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), May 30, 2016, https://dontmomalone.com/2016/05/30/the-respect-effect-emerson-eggerichs-ep-122/.

David Thomas, “The Art of Nurturing Boys :: David Thomas [Ep 119],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), May 9, 2016, https://dontmomalone.com/2016/05/09/the-art-of-nurturing-boys-david-thomas-ep-119/.

Candace Cartwright and Alice Fankhauser, “Adopting Special Needs :: Candace and Alice [Ep 213],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), August 20, 2018, https://dontmomalone.com/2018/08/20/adopting-special-needs-alice-candace-ep-213/.

Charissa Fry, “The Window of Tolerance :: Charissa Fry [Ep 260],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), October 7, 2019, https://dontmomalone.com/2019/10/07/the-window-of-tolerance-charissa-fry-ep-260/.

Lynne Jackson, “Helping Your Child with Sensory Processing Issues :: Lynne Jackson [Ep 258],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), September 23, 2019, https://dontmomalone.com/2019/09/23/helping-your-child-with-sensory-processing-issues-lynne-jackson-ep-258/.

Terri Conlin, “When Your Child is on the Autism Spectrum, Part One :: Terri Conlin [Ep 182],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), October 23, 2017, https://dontmomalone.com/2017/10/23/when-your-child-is-on-the-autism-spectrum-part-one-terri-conlin-ep-182/.  

Sara Furlich, “ADHD :: Sara Furlich [Ep 165],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), May 15, 2017, https://dontmomalone.com/2017/05/15/adhd-sara-furlich-ep-165/.

Karis Kimmel Murray, “Grace Based Discipline for Kids with Unique Needs :: Karis Kimmel Murray [Ep 237],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), March 4, 2019, https://dontmomalone.com/2019/03/04/grace-based-discipline-for-kids-with-unique-needs-karis-murray-ep-237/. 

Chapter Twelve: 

Mary DeMuth, “Building the Family You Never Had :: Mary DeMuth [Ep 156],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), March 13, 2017, https://dontmomalone.com/2017/03/13/building-the-family-you-never-had-mary-demuth-ep-156/.

Jen Wilkin, “Debunking Spiritual Leadership Myths:: Jen Wilkin [Ep 128],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), August 8, 2016, https://dontmomalone.com/2016/08/08/debunking-spiritual-leadership-myths-Jen-Wilkin-ep-128/.

Dr. Kara Powell, “Build Lasting Faith in Your Kids :: Dr. Kara Powell [Ep 290],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), June 15, 2020, https://dontmomalone.com/2020/06/15/build-lasting-faith-in-your-kids-dr-kara-powell-ep-290/.

Jodie Berndt, “Praying the Scriptures :: Jodie Berndt [Ep 194],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), February 19, 2018, https://dontmomalone.com/2018/02/19/praying-the-scriptures-jodie-berndt-ep-194/.

Caroline Boykin, “The Well-Versed Family :: Caroline Boykin [Ep 51],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), December 11, 2014, https://dontmomalone.com/2014/12/11/the-well-versed-family-caroline-boykin-ep-51-and-giveaway/.

Jeff Henderson, “ The Power of a Father’s Blessing :: Jeff Henderson [Ep 169],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), June 12, 2017, https://dontmomalone.com/2017/06/12/power-of-a-fathers-blessing-jeff-henderson-ep-169/.

Sheila Walsh, “Leading Our Kids to the Nearness of God’s Love :: Sheila Walsh [Ep 151],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), February 6, 2017, https://dontmomalone.com/2017/02/06/leading-our-kids-to-the-nearness-of-gods-love-sheila-walsh-ep-151/.

John Price, “Donut Dates with John Price [GCM Episode 6],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), December 17, 2013, https://dontmomalone.com/2013/12/17/gcm-podcast-donut-dates-episode-6/. 

Paul David Tripp, “Opportunity vs. Disruption :: Paul David Tripp [Ep 212],” Don’t Mom Alone (audio podcast), August 13, 2018, https://dontmomalone.com/2018/08/13/opportunity-vs-disruption-paul-david-tripp-ep-212/.

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