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27 minutes | Mar 26, 2019
The First Lady of Nails, Suzi Weiss-Fischmann
In this episode, the co-founder of OPI, Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, tells us her American Dream story. Her brave parents were Holocaust survivors and made a dangerous escape with their children from Hungary to get to America. Years later, Suzi and her brother-in-law built the beauty empire, OPI! In this episode Suzi shares her bad habit she had to break (biting her nails…WHAT??) the most embarrassing moment of her career, her favorite OPI color, and of course, her new book, “I’m Not Really a Waitress!”
15 minutes | Mar 22, 2019
Living with Intent: Mallika Chopra
Mallika Chopra is a mom, wife, and daughter of the famous Dr. Deepak Chopra. Mallika is an entrepreneur and author, who shares her insights into living life with intent and finding purpose and joy. In this podcast episode, I ask Mallika about mom guilt, her chocolate addiction, and learning to say no! Plus, she gives us practices you can implement into your life TODAY to cut out the craziness in your life!
48 minutes | Mar 19, 2019
Quadmama - Life as a quad amputee
In this episode, we meet Lindsey Hubley. After the birth of her son, Myles, Lindsey developed an infection that worsened. She ended up hospitalized for over a year fighting for her life. Both her arms and legs had to be amputated. Lindsey shares the harrowing moments in the hospital watching her life change in an instant, how she grieved precious time lost with her newborn son, and how she’s now thriving as a quad amputee.
37 minutes | Mar 14, 2019
Mass shooting survivor - Whitney Austin's story
Whitney Austin is a mother of two and a wife living in Louisville, KY. She’s a vice president with Fifth/Third Bank. One September 6, 2018, a gunman walked into the Fifth/Third Bank in downtown Cincinatti and started shooting. Whitney was hit 12 times by bullets. Three innocent people were killed that day. In this episode, she shares how she played dead to survive, used her maternal instincts to fight for her life, and how she’s made it her life’s mission to end gun violence.
32 minutes | Mar 12, 2019
Living with brain tumors - Megan Bugle's story
In the summer of 2018, Megan's arm started tingling. It became the worst pain she'd experienced in her life. Still, she felt silly being wheeled into the ER for what she thought was a pinched nerve. Scans revealed 17 tumors on her brain. This wife and mom of two underwent two risky brain surgeries to save her life. In this episode, she reveals the scary moments living with Neurofibromatosis II and how she's still trusting God through it all.
34 minutes | Mar 5, 2019
Miss America 2000 - Heather French Henry
Heather French Henry is Miss America 2000, a designer, veterans advocate, deputy commissioner of veterans affairs in Kentucky, and she’s entering the world of politics—running for state office in Kentucky. Heather shares what it’s like having two teen daughters, chasing a new dream, and the one wild thing she does to let loose!
36 minutes | Feb 28, 2019
Early Diagnosis: Fighting Parkinson's Disease
Jennifer Parkinson is a mom of two teens living in Agoura Hills, California. In her early 30s, she learned she had Parkinson’s disease. One doctor told her she'd be wheelchair bound in 15 years. Boy, she proved him wrong! Fourteen years later in this episode, Jennifer shows us her fighting spirit and how she's using boxing to keep her symptoms at bay. She explains the unexpected person who believed in her when doctors didn't, and her biggest motivating factor to keep fighting.
34 minutes | Feb 26, 2019
Childhood Trauma: Enduring obstacle after obstacle
Lakeshia Ramsey was molested and raped at the ages of 3, 5 and 12. Her mother sold her in exchange for drugs, and then, a foster home became another place of abuse. There are so many twists and turns to Lakeshia’s story: infertility because of her trauma, three miracle children and her infant son’s cancer diagnosis. In this episode, Lakeshia shares how she trusted God through it all, how she forgave her mother on her deathbed, and how tracking down her biological father changed the course of her life for the better.
24 minutes | Feb 21, 2019
Living with One Eye - Shancy Larson's story
Shancy Larson lives just outside of Indianapolis, Indiana. Two years ago, she lost one of her eyes in a horrific car crash. She’s sharing how she coped with the awful stares from strangers, and how she’s now helping others going through similar circumstances.
21 minutes | Feb 19, 2019
Selling from her trunk: A CEO's journey
Tori Gerbig started her now $30 million clothing boutique out of the trunk of her car! Tori is the CEO and founder of The Pink Lily Boutique. She’s a wife and mom to two kids living in Bowling Green, KY. In this episode, she shares her entrepreneurial journey, and how she pushed through doubts of others to chase a wild dream. Tori also opens up about a very personal journey she and her husband are going through.
33 minutes | Feb 14, 2019
Katherine Legge - racecar driver
Katherine Legge is a race car driver who’s been racing since she was nine years old. She’s competed in two Indy 500s and has competed in champ car, formula E and IMSA. She’s a Brit, living in Atlanta, Georgia. In this episode, she shares what it’s like being one of the top race car drivers in the world (who just so happens to be female) and shares an inspiring message for young girls and women chasing their dreams.
23 minutes | Feb 12, 2019
Attacking debt with Rachel Cruze
She’s baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack! Money guru Rachel Cruze’s first episode on Wonder Women is so popular, she’s back to share more money tips! In this episode, she shares three things you can do TODAY to start attacking debt, how you can find $2,000 in 14 days, and how to teach your kids (yes, even toddlers) to understand money smarts!
37 minutes | Feb 7, 2019
Why is my toddler so weird? Jennifer Walker, Moms On Call
Jennifer Walker is a wife, mom of three—including twins, co-founder of Moms On Call, public speaker, sought-after infant and toddler care consultant and author. In this episode, Jennifer shares her expertise on why toddlers can be so weird--throwing tantrums, not obeying, and more. She reveals how to best discipline and work with your child based on his or her personality. From potty training, to holding hands while crossing the street, to sleep, Jennifer covers it all!
31 minutes | Feb 5, 2019
Hannah Seadschlag - The Ups and Downs
Hannah Seadschlag is a full time mom to two girls, one of whom was born with Down Syndrome. Hannah walks us through the uncertain time when she learned of her daughter's diagnosis. Hannah just wanted to know what life would be like with her daughter, but she couldn't find what she needed. She and three other families have started a youtube channel, "The Ups and Downs" to help other families navigate through a Down Syndrome diagnosis, and what life looks like for these families.
27 minutes | Jan 31, 2019
Adventurer to CEO: Cynthia Johnson
Cynthia Johnson is the co-founder and CEO of Bell + Ivy, a digital marketing and personal branding agency in Santa Monica, California. She is an entrepreneur and keynote speaker all over the world, and author of the book, "Platform." She has 1.75 million followers on Twitter, and knows a thing or two about nurturing followers! In this episode, she shares the two big mistakes business owners make in their personal branding journey, and talks about the risks she's taken to get to where she is.
28 minutes | Jan 29, 2019
Helena Alkhas - A Personal Organizer
Move over, Marie Kondo, Helena Alkhaus is here! Helena admits she was born a naturally tidy person. But being a Navy wife and moving all over the globe, she realized having less was more! In this episodfe, the Brazil native tells us how to simplify our lives and reveals five tips that will help you move in the right direction towards a tidy home.
38 minutes | Jan 24, 2019
Traumatic brain injury, a daughter's story
When Janie Kasse was 16 months old, her mother was in a horrific car crash. Janie’s mom suffered a traumatic brain injury that changed her personality, keeping her mind in a childlike state forever. It’s the only way Janie has ever known her mother. In this episode, Janie shares how she stays positive, helps give her mom a fulfilling life, and deals with the demons of her mom’s past that Janie has just discovered. There’s more to Janie’s story. Her own. She’s also living with Crohn’s disease. Nearly 15 years ago, she widdled down to a staggering 85 pounds because of the disease and made a brave decision to have a very complicated surgery…that changed the way she lives life forever.
37 minutes | Jan 22, 2019
Maja Kazazic - Genocide Survivor
Maja Kazazic is an internationally recognized motivational speaker and genocide survivor. Originally from former Yugoslavia, Maja’s home was destroyed by genocide that killed 250,000 people and injured millions. At the age of 16, she was severely injured when a bomb went off, killing her five friends in front of her. Her leg had to be amputated--without anesthesia. Maja's incredible story of positivity has been featured in Reader’s Digest, Good Housekeeping Magazine, Fox News, BBC News, Discovery Network, the Philadelphia Inquirer, LA Times and more.
31 minutes | Jan 17, 2019
Laura Hunter - Moms On Call
Laura Hunter is the co-founder and co-author of Moms On Call. She is a mother of five, pediatric nurse, an entrepreneur, and an infant care consultant. She specializes in getting babies to sleep through the night! In this episode, Laura shares how she is inspiring and encouraging parents around the globe with her proven methods of care for babies and young children. She reveals the funny God moments that have shaped who she is, and her business.
24 minutes | Jan 10, 2019
Carrying babies: Tiffany Jo Baker's surrogacy journey
Tiffany Jo Baker is a mom who has birthed seven children, but only two of them are her own. She’s been a surrogate three times (twice with twins) and is a speaker and coach for women and couples, whether their dream is a baby, business, blog or book. In this episode, Tiffany shares how God put the dream of being a surrogate on her heart, and what it's like to carry a child for someone else.
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