Monthly Archives: May 2016

‘A Letter To My Longtime And Faraway Friends’ | Inside Voice 17


Christine Organ reads her heartfelt essay A Letter To My Longtime And Faraway Friends; get ready to reach out to your BFF’s with a giant hug after listening to this episode!

Christine is the author of Open Boxes: The Gifts of Living a Full and Connected Life, which is a collection of stories about the paradoxes of parenting and the fullness of life. When she isn’t chasing around her two boys or scolding her two ill-behaved dogs, she writes at www.christineorgan.com. You can also find her on Facebook and Twitter.

Links Mentioned In This Episode:

Christine Organ

A Letter To My Longtime And Faraway Friends

Open Boxes

I Just Want To Be Perfect

Motherlode

Scary Mommy

babble

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‘A Shotgun Wedding’ | Inside Voice 16


New York Times best selling author Andra Watkins reads her personal essay ‘A Shotgun Wedding.’

New York Times best selling author Andra Watkins lives in Charleston, South Carolina with her husband, Michael T Maher.

A non-practicing CPA, she has a degree in accounting from Francis Marion University.

She’s still mad at her mother for refusing to let her major in musical theater, because her mom was convinced she’d end up starring in porn films.

She’s the author of three books and counting. Her acclaimed first novel To Live Forever: An Afterlife Journey of Meriwether Lewis was published by Word Hermit Press on March 1, 2014. Not Without My Father: One Woman’s 444-Mile Walk of the Natchez Trace is a memoir about her dysfunctional family adventure; it is a National Book Award nominee and a New York Times best seller. Natchez Trace: Tracks in Time is a book of photography, shot during her 15-mile daily hikes on her 444-mile Natchez Trace walk.

Links Mentioned In This Episode:

Andra Watkins

A Shotgun Wedding

To Live Forever: An Afterlife Journey of Meriwether Lewis

Not Without My Father: One Woman’s 444-Mile Walk of the Natchez Trace

Natchez Trace Tracks in Time

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‘A Writer’s Guide On How Not To Write’ | Inside Voice 15


Olga Mecking from The European Mama reads her advice essay, ‘A Writer’s Guide On How Not To Write.’

Olga Mecking is a blogger, writer and translator living in the Netherlands. Originally from Poland, she and her German husband raise their children to speak three languages and appreciate different cultures. Olga still doesn’t feel that living in different countries prepared her for motherhood but she takes each day as it comes and tries to do her best.  She blogs over at The European Mama, and is also a regular contributor on BLUNTmoms and World Moms Blog. You can find her on Facebook and Twitter.

Links Mentioned In This Episode:

European Mama

A Writer’s Guide On How Not To Write

FB |The  European Mama

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‘I Stopped Yelling At My Kids, And It Ruined My Life’ | Inside Voice 14


Kristine Laco from MumRevised is one funny lady with some sage advice, “If you are not yelling at your kids, you are not spending enough time with them.” Tune in to hear the results of her no-yell strategy mothering!

Kristine Laco is a writer, storyteller, and badass. She is the author at MumRevised.com and has been successfully keeping two children and a dog alive in Toronto for quite some time. In her spare time, you can find Kristine binge-watching TV, oversharing, and embarrassing her teens. Her middle finger is her favorite. You can also find Kristine at BLUNTmoms, Mock Mom, or on the couch hogging the remote. Connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

Links Mentioned In This Episode:

Blog | MumRevised

I Stopped Yelling At My Kids, And It Ruined My Life

BLUNTmoms

Scary Mommy

MockMom

Canada’s Favourite Justin

Chimik The Beaver – Thunder Bay Nordic Ski Championships

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