Episodes

Broadway, TV, Voice Acting and the Role of Mom with Amanda Leigh Cobb

May 16, 2022

Amanda is an actor, audiobook narrator, podcast host, and mom. She's performed on Broadway with some of the biggest names in the business and even played BABY in the original Nat'l tour of Dirty Dancing. Today, she's an aw…

The Hard Stuff: Book Marketing, Mental Health and Parenting Tiny Humans with Emily Enger

May 9, 2022

Book Marketing Coach Emily Enger Emily Enger began her marketing career when she was only 16 years old. Too goal-oriented to get a typical teen job like waitress or barista, she instead became a communications coordinator fo…

Creating a Nonprofit to Share the Love of Reading All Over the World with Leslie Gang

May 2, 2022

Leslie Gang was born and raised in Long Island New York, where she currently resides with her husband Jason and children Alexandra and Simon. She graduated from Boston University in 2007 with a major in Communications (speci…

Pursuing Her Passion for Fashion and Finding Authenticity with Age with Christine Morrison

April 25, 2022

A freelance writer for more than a decade, Christine’s work centers around her achievements and passions, often as seen through the lens of aging: the fashion business, beauty expertise, and a devotion to wellness and fitnes…

On Being a Lawyer and Author - Showing Kids All Career Choices with Tiffany Obeng

April 18, 2022

Tiffany is a lawyer, a wife and a mother of two small children. She is also the premier author and owner of Sugar Cookie Books publishing imprint. Bearing her son’s name, she created Andrew’s Career Day book series to inspir…

Guest: Tiffany Obeng

Find Your Happy Triggers with Author Heather Davis

April 11, 2022

Today I’m talking to the author Heather Davis. Heather is a mother of 8 children, including 6 children adopted through the foster system. She learned the value of teaching her children through stories, and she now writes sto…

On Designing + Homeschooling with Designer Arlene Soto

April 4, 2022

Arlene Soto is the owner of her own design studio, Intricate Designs. She’s a web designer, graphic designer, and illustrator. She loves working with children's book authors to design their books. Arlene is also writing and …

Make Time for Writing and Pursue Your Novel with Dallas Woodburn

March 28, 2022

Dallas Woodburn is the award-winning author of the novels Thanks, Carissa, For Ruining My Life and The Best Week That Never Happened, as well as the short story collections How to Make Paper When the World is Ending and Woma…

Enhancing a Child’s Determination and Curiosity with Author Mariam Shapera

March 21, 2022

Mariam is a graduate of the University College of London Medical School and currently works as a Family doctor. She lives in San Diego, CA with her husband and three young musical and outer-space-loving kids. She says “I h…

A Mom in Ukraine: Her Story with Illustrator Valeria Leo

March 14, 2022

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Make Time for Art with Haley McAndrews

March 7, 2022

Haley McAndrews, an award-winning artist from central Iowa, was born in South Carolina. She was introduced to Adobe Photoshop as a teenager, and much of what she learned about digital painting was self-taught. In 2009, McAnd…

Not All Princesses Have Hair, Creating Books for Children Going Through Chemo with Sarah Bankuti

Feb. 28, 2022

Today's episode showcases a mom who is changing the narrative on children's books, inspired by her daughter. Sarah Bankuti created “The Princess Lily Series” children's books for her daughter Alice, who is on chemotherapy, s…

Encouragement and Advice on Self-Publishing Your First Book with Author Charity Rios

Feb. 21, 2022

Writers and aspiring authors, today's episode is for you. Author Charity Rios is here to encourage you to bring your book idea to life. In the first half of this episode, you will learn about her, her journey, and her life a…

Cultivating Kindness with Author Gina Lehman

Feb. 14, 2022

Gina is a wife, mom, breast cancer survivor and self-published author. Today I’m talking to the truly inspirational author, Gina Lehman. Gina is a wife, mom, breast cancer survivor and self-published author. Her newly releas…

Inspiring and Encouraging Your Children to Be BRAVE with Author Kathleen Davis

Feb. 7, 2022

Kathleen Davis is a retired teacher, wife, and mother of three. She has her masters in Elementary Education and her undergraduate degree in Advertising from the University of Florida. She spent much of her teaching career …

Stop the Mom Guilt and Find True Fulfillment with Allie Casazza

Jan. 31, 2022

Allie is on a mission to eradicate the "hot mess mom" stereotype by empowering other women. She has built a massive audience and a multimillion-dollar online business based on her proven, family-oriented approach to minimali…

Designing Memphis and Raising Children with Interior Designer Maggie Clarke

Jan. 24, 2022

Maggie Clarke is the acclaimed interior designer and CEO behind her full service design firm, Maggie Clarke Interiors headquartered in Memphis, TN. Over the years, Maggie has become a local household name with features in At…

Guest: Maggie Clarke

Why It’s So Important to Live Your Authentic Creative Life with Makynna Black

Jan. 17, 2022

I’m so excited to be joined today by a fellow mom and podcast host, Makynna Black. Makynna is a mom, writer, podcaster, AND kindergarten teacher. She lives in southeastern Utah with her husband, 3-year-old son, and well-know…

Guest: Makynna Black

Start Changing Your Children’s Lives With Positive Affirmation with Dr. Sandy Zanella

Jan. 10, 2022

Dr. Sandy Zanella is a mom of 2, a physician by training and a family yoga teacher. She is the author and creator of “Happy Yogis”. A colorful pose by pose book inspired by her kids. She wants to encourage children to love a…

Educating Children on Veganism with Randi Seltzer Bonica

Jan. 3, 2022

Randi Seltzer Bonica is a vegan mama, a children's book author, an animal advocate, and a jewelry maker. She lives with her husband Steve, her son, Murray, and her six rescue cats in Rockaway Beach, New York City. Salt and S…

5 Ways to Thrive as a Creative Mom in 2022

Dec. 27, 2021

Happy New Year! I want to talk to you about how to thrive as a creative mom in 2022. 1. Make yourself a priority. 2. Find your space at home to work. 3. Form a habit. 4. Join a community of moms. 5. Be the CEO of your creati…

Finding Your Creative Community with Illustrator Allyson Wilson

Dec. 20, 2021

Allyson Wilson is a graphic designer, beautifully talented illustrator, and of course a mom. She’s been in the graphic design business for over 12 years, based in the Pittsburgh area with her husband and 2 children, ages 5 a…

Designing, Printing and Being Your Own Boss with Adena Rasure

Dec. 13, 2021

Designer, Printer, Mom and Entrepreneur, Adena Raben. This episode was extra fun because I got to interview an old friend I went to college with. Adena was raised in a family who loves and appreciates art, so she attribut…

Guest: Adena Raben

Bubble Tea, True Crime and Becoming an Entrepreneur with Michelle Tooker

Dec. 6, 2021

Michelle Tooker is a writer, entrepreneur and marketer based in Philadelphia. She's a mom to two boys, ages 2 and 5. Until recently, she was a college marketing director, but left this role to pursue her career as a writer a…