From Kids to Adults: Parenting in the Transition Years

In this episode of Life in Motion, hosts Jamie and Heather catch up on the major milestones and events that have occurred in their lives over the past six months. They reflect on the challenges and joys of parenting adult children and their ins and outs for 2024. Check it Out: In the tapestry of…

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Life in Motion Season 7

In Season 7 of Life in Motion, Jamie and Heather talked about everything from growing up, parenting, and learning to trust God, to lessons they've learned from current movies and how they feel about Taylor Swift. It was an incredible season and you can find all of the episodes below: Episode 1: Can You Handle…

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How to Stop Reacting and Start Responding

Do you find yourself often regretting your reactions to conflict, inconveniences, or problems in your life (big or small)? • "I should be more mature by now!" • "Why do I let these things get to me?" • "Wow, I really overreacted..." In this week's episode, Heather & Jamie discuss enabling, reacting vs. responding, and…

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Overfunctioning: Doing for Others What They Can Do For Themselves

Are you an overfunctioner? How many times have you found yourself doing for others what they can and should do for themselves? We all too often carry burdens that aren’t ours to carry. Instead, they’re ours to manage, navigate, and equip others to carry for themselves. In this episode, Jamie and Heather admit their overfunctioning…

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We All Want to Be Seen and Heard | Life in Motion (SS)

We can so quickly judge and reject people we don’t understand. This week, Jamie completed her homework assignment (well, mostly), so Jamie and Heather talk about the book Everything Sad is Untrue. The book opened their eyes to consider how many times we overlook people and revealed a universal truth: We all just want to be…

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How Do We Handle Endings & New Beginnings? | Life in Motion (SS)

When a school year ends there is always transition, and with transition there is always some loss. So how do we make space for feelings of loss and sadness while teaching our kids to embrace life open-handedly? In this episode, Jamie and Heather talk about learning to walk their kids through change, but they come…

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My Way or the Highway | Life in Motion (Surviving Summer )

Raising teens can sometimes feel like a battle of wills. In this episode, Jamie seeks parenting advice from Heather after a blowup with her son over dirty dishes. For our kids, summer doesn’t have a strict schedule resulting in a lot of aimless time. Left to their own devices, they would probably watch TV and…

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Are We Starting to Sound Old? | Life in Motion (Surviving Summer )

Summer isn’t always smooth sailing. In this episode, Jamie and Heather talk about some of the biggest challenges they’ve had this summer. Jamie talks about getting a notification that her husband had been in an accident, Heather talks about walking children through conflict in friendship, and together they ask hard-hitting questions like why is “in…

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Family Vacation | Life in Motion (Surviving Summer )

This is episode 2 of our mini-series called Surviving Summer. Jamie and Heather went on vacation together! Family vacations are where lifetime memories are made, but with the mixing of two families and lots of personalities, they are not without their challenges. In this episode, Jamie and Heather recap their big family trip where they…

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Are We Surviving? | Life in Motion (Surviving Summer)

This is the first episode of our mini-series called Surviving Summer. Jamie and Heather needed an excuse to get out the house, so they decided to start this series! But really, their summers have been quite eventful so far, and they have a lot to share. In this episode, Heather recaps her incredible trip to…

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