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We're Dr. Sarah Davis and Evie Granville, M.Ed.: a real-life best friend duo that shares refreshingly realistic advice on all those What the h*ll do I do now? parenting moments. We’re the authors of Modern Manners for Moms and Dads, creators of the Solar System Parenting Framework, and mothers to six young kids between us. In our five-star podcast, we tap into our expertise in child development, education, and communications to answer reader/listener questions and help parents balance their ...
 
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This week, we're joined by Diane Boden, the voice behind the top-rated Minimalist Moms podcast, where she spreads her ideas and interviews others in regards to living a life in the pursuit of less. Her goal is simply: think more and do with less. Diane is the author of the new book, Minimalist Moms: Living and Parenting with Simplicity. She lives i…
 
This week we’re talking about volunteer burnout from Girl Scout cookie season, and photo books from your mother-in-law that are suspiciously missing pictures of you. Please take our listener survey! https://forms.gle/NJk9a3ohLDMv29dH8 And stay in touch by sending us your questions and feedback: Voicemail or Text: (857) MANNERS Email: hi@evieandsara…
 
Order Your Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting with Simplicity Advertising Note: I'm still trying to work out the number of advertisements in each episode. Thank you for being patient while I navigate this area of the show. In the coming months, I plan to work with fewer advertisers so the show can remain the focus. I love the brands that I…
 
This week we’re talking about our own pandemic anxieties, plus a Reddit post about a stepmom-to-be calling a child "pudgy." Stay in touch by sending us your questions and feedback: Voicemail or Text: (857) MANNERS Email: hi@evieandsarah.com Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/modernmannersformomsanddads Take our quiz to discover your Pa…
 
Order Your Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting with Simplicity Advertising Note: I'm still trying to work out the number of advertisements in each episode. Thank you for being patient while I navigate this area of the show. In the coming months, I plan to work with fewer advertisers so the show can remain the focus. I love the brands that I…
 
Order Your Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting with Simplicity ----------------------------- Join me today for a special bonus episode on a simpler approach to body image. I spoke with exercise physiologist and health coach, Elizabeth Dall about how we can be more intentional when it comes to this area. We discuss: is there such a thing as …
 
Order Your Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting with Simplicity -------------------------- Sorting through books can be a daunting task: some hold sentimental value while others we save for our 'future self'. It can be a challenge to know where to start! I appreciate home libraries, however, I think it's important to intentionally cultivate …
 
Order Your Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting with Simplicity -------------------------- One of the most stressful things about the morning routine can be getting your children dressed. Whether there are too many clothes or your child has lots of opinions, it can be tough! But it doesn't have to be! I spoke with minimalist, Rachelle Crawfo…
 
This week, we're joined by Dr. Michelle Deering, a mother-daughter relationship consultant who helps busy moms meaningfully connect and develop close bonds with their daughters. Michelle's refreshing approach has made her a sought-after speaker, online educator, and consultant. Before running her consulting business, Michelle served as a licensed p…
 
Pre-Order Your Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting with Simplicity ----------------------------- Join me today as we finish out the Minimalist Living series. You’ll hear from minimalists living on boats, NYC, coverted-van living, traveling the world, and, on today’s episode, a cattle farm with author, Caitlin Henderson. Today you’ll hear ab…
 
Pre-Order Your Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting with Simplicity ----------------------------- Today is the fourth in a series called Minimalist Living. You’ll hear from minimalists living on boats, NYC, coverted-van living, and, on today’s episode, world travel, with the woman behind The Irish Mummy, Rosie Copp (and special guest, her hu…
 
This week, we're joined by Heather Chauvin to talk about dropping the guilt, putting yourself first, and her new book, Dying to Be a Good Mother. Heather is a leadership coach who helps ambitious, overwhelmed women conquer their fears and become leaders at work and home. Drawing from her professional experience as a social worker and her life exper…
 
Pre-Order Your Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting with Simplicity ----------------------------- Today is the third in a series called Minimalist Living. You’ll hear from minimalists living on boats, NYC, converted-van living, and, on today’s episode, a traveling the world with Jessica Sueiro. Jessica and her family are currently living on …
 
This week we’re talking about teaching kids about apologies and forgiveness, and the struggles of pushing back when you’re a Constellation like Evie. Plus, we're taking a question from the Facebook Group on playground etiquette. Please be sure to join us on Monday, March 1, at 7:00 PM CST for an online book talk on "Sharenting" and raising kids in …
 
Pre-Order Your Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting with Simplicity ----------------------------- Today is the second in a four week series called Minimalist Living. You’ll hear from minimalists living on boats, NYC, traveling the world, and, on today’s episode, a converted van! Fellow podcaster, Laura Bruner joined me to discuss living and …
 
This week we’re talking about kids, snacking, and healthy bodies. Plus, we're taking a question from a community member about legalizing marijuana. There are just a few days left to sign up for our 12x12 Community! Learn more here: community.evieandsarah.com Stay in touch by sending us your questions and feedback: Phone: (857) MANNERS Email: hi@evi…
 
Pre-Order Your Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting with Simplicity ----------------------------- Today begins a four week series called Minimalist Living. You’ll hear from minimalists living on boats, in vans, traveling the world, and, on today’s episode, New York City! Author, Elizabeth Passarella, joined me to discuss parenting in the cit…
 
This week, we're talking about our Parenting Pyramid and the link between child development and parenting etiquette, plus a listener question about a friendship in jeopardy over hitting at playdates. You can learn more about our 12x12 Community and save your seat right here: community.evieandsarah.com Stay in touch by sending us your questions and …
 
Pre-Order Your Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting with Simplicity ----------------------------- Join me today for a special bonus episode on simplifying children’s sleep. I spoke with sleep consultant, Sierra Dante about how parents can simplify their approach (is there really is such a thing???), some of her best tips to getting our babie…
 
Pre-Order Your Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting with Simplicity ----------------------------- Have you heard of the line, “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes”? In a more straightforward manner it means: go outside. I love and agree with this notion as I try to get myself outside even when temperatures dip under freezi…
 
This week, we're talking about our brand new 12x12 Program, created just for you, plus a listener question about whether to extend an invitation to your baby shower to a friend who might have mixed feelings about your pregnancy. ENROLLING NOW: 12x12 is a 12-week program designed for parents of strong-willed kids ages 2-6. Learn more and save your s…
 
Pre-Order Your Copy of Minimalist Moms: Living & Parenting with Simplicity ----------------------------- As a society, we're obsessed with upgrading. Whether it's the latest smart phone, a new car, furniture, or home. We must 'keep up with the Jones' (and also, we just really like new and shiny things). As someone pursuing a minimalist lifestyle, i…
 
In between episodes, we're hopping in to offer you the audio portion of a Facebook Live event Evie hosted on "Why Punishments Don't Work with Your Strong-Willed Child and What to Do Instead." Feel like nothing you do can change your child's behavior? Does your strong-willed kid just laugh in the face of your punishments? 😠 Uncover the key to gainin…
 
Today I bring you my conversation with author and fellow podcaster, Stephanie Seferian. Stephanie speaks on topics such as sustainability, minimalism, zero-waste living, decluttering, parenting + conscious consumerism. She recently released her first book, Sustainable Minimalism and one of the topics she wrote about is how to achieve a low waste ho…
 
This week, we're joined by Abigail Wald to talk through a listener question on getting that dreaded call from your child's principal. Parents come to Abigail when they are tired of getting pushed past their breaking point...and they’re ready to rise above behavior and circumstance to create the life they want for themselves and their children - wit…
 
In between episodes, we're hopping in to offer you the audio portion of a Facebook Live event Sarah hosted on "How to Read Your Child’s Tantrum Triggers to Prevent Their Next Meltdown." With her expertise in child development, her hands-on training raising four kids, and her experience teaching preschool, Sarah's sharing TONS of fantastic strategie…
 
Today's episode will focus on creating a minimalist laundry routine. I asked Kelly Briggs of A Simple Home Mom to join me for this conversation. She will first take you through her simple laundry routine and then provide encouragement as you create your own. Show Notes for EP155: Simplify Your Laundry Routine Enjoy this Podcast? Learning how you ca…
 
This week, we're talking about chaperoning a Zoom birthday party, and answering a listener question about a virtual party invitation requesting gifts. Use the links below to tune in to our Facebook Live events: Toys Everywhere? What to Toss and How to Organize So Your Kid Will Want to Play Does Your Kid Have Selective Hearing? Here’s How to Get The…
 
Today I bring you my conversation with authors (and fellow podcasters), Evie Granville and Sarah Davis. They are real-life best friends and moms to six young kids. Their advice has been featured in Parents, MSN, Reader's Digest and other media outlets. Today, we talk about the science of minimalism as researched in their book, Modern Manners for Mo…
 
This week, we're talking about... The downside of smaller social circles during COVID, for kids and parents How and whether to back out of regular summer plans with family during the pandemic Join us for an author event with Barbara's Bookstore on January 14, 7:00 PM EST, on "sharenting": Is parenting really more challenging these days? Our generat…
 
Join me today as I bring you my conversation with personal chef, Melissa Constantinou. We discussed pantry staples and she even provided us with a few of her favorite simple meals. This is less of a decluttering episode (check back to episode 141) and more of a 'how to create’ the minimalist pantry. Show Notes for EP153: Creating a Minimalist Pantr…
 
This week, we're talking about... Whether you need to pay extra to have gifts wrapped when they’re shipped directly from the store Cultural differences in parenting styles that can cause lots of judgment from visitors in your home Take our quiz to discover your Parenting Perspective: "What type of parent are you in public?" When you discover your u…
 
In today’s episode, founder of The Nourished Girls Project, Amy Hudgens joins me to talk about winter wellness tips. We’ll discuss simple tips for not just ourselves, but our children, too. I hope this is one you’ll share with your friends - especially if you live in a particularly cold area where it’s tougher to get outside during this part of the…
 
Today I bring you my conversation with author and journalist, Marta Zaraska. We spoke about longevity and how we can actually apply our minimalist mindset when it comes to pursuing a long, healthy life. It’s Marta’s belief that the very same efforts that rejuvenate our bodies and help us live long also help us grow as people: nurturing relationship…
 
Today I bring you a special bonus episode with author, Laura Tweedale. Our conversation focuses around her book, The Joy of Reusable Nappies. (If you aren't familiar with the term: nappy is British for diaper). Laura was lovely to speak with and provided a gentle, supportive guide on using and caring for reusable nappies. Show Notes for Bonus Episo…
 
I decided to drop this episode again this year because I wanted to provide you with some encouragement for post-holiday decluttering. Take advantage of this special time of year- a lot of you may not have work OR you may be able to utilize your children that are on holiday break. Whatever the case may be, I am here to assist you as you calm the cha…
 
This week, we're talking about... Holiday gift exchanges with partners and spouses How your Parenting Perspective might shine through during the holidays, or how you might be leaning into a different perspective right now and why Take our quiz to discover your Parenting Perspective: "What type of parent are you in public?" When you discover your un…
 
Join me today for a bonus interview with author, Kristy Cambron. Kristy is a historical fiction author who has also recently released a line of verse mapping study bibles. If you can’t tell from the title, this episode is geared towards Christians; I myself proclaim to be a follower of Jesus; however, it’s my desire that this podcast isn’t geared t…
 
Today I bring you my conversation with simplicity coach, Jennifer Burnham. This is Jennifer's second time on the podcast (her first appearance was back on episode eighty-two). Jennifer is a believer in that organizing isn't complicated, time is sacred, and money is a renewable resource. Her work is dedicated to listening to the story your stuff is …
 
This week, we're talking about... Having difficult conversations with your child’s teacher And confronting your in-laws about way too many Christmas gifts, especially for one of your children Take our quiz to discover your Parenting Perspective: "What type of parent are you in public?" When you discover your unique strengths as a parent, you can de…
 
I called today’s episode ‘post-holiday should to good’. The week between Christmas and the New Year can leave me in a bit of a funk/fog. There are things we feel like we should do but, my guest today, Robyn Conley Downs, believes we should turn the should into good. It’s pretty easy to go through your to-do list and start seeing which items you are…
 
This week, we're talking about... Holiday traditions getting the axe And teaching kids about holiday gifting: how much to spend, who to buy for, and the spirit of giving vs. the need to reciprocate Take our quiz to discover your Parenting Perspective: "What type of parent are you in public?" When you discover your unique strengths as a parent, you …
 
I have a fun episode for you today. We’ll be talking about thrifted Christmas gift bundles. My friend, Whitney Varnau will be joining me to discuss what exactly a thrifted gift bundle is and how exactly she organizes these bundles for her virtual thrift shop. I’ll also end the podcast with some of my ideas for creating bundles of your own. Show Not…
 
This week, we’re celebrating our 100th episode! In honor of this milestone, we’re reflecting on our first one hundred episodes (plus our very first podcast, Best Friend Banter), and setting some resolutions for the next one hundred. Evie's also sharing a wild personal story you don't want to miss! Looking for holiday gifting suggestions? Be sure to…
 
Today I’m talking Christmas minimalism with author, Meg Nordman. Her recent release, Have Yourself a Minimalist Christmas, is a great resource as you navigate the holiday season. We live in a society where we’re bombarded with advertisements and, let’s be honest, our children’s irrational input; it’s hard to be decisive and intentional when it come…
 
This week, we're talking about... How to talk to your family about coronavirus precautions How to avoid heated political debates And the most important manners to practice with your kids right now! For the last part of our conversation, we welcome Lisa Richey, the founder of Manners To Go, a full-service company for those choosing to teach manners …
 
A new series focused on ‘real’ minimalist moms: It’s odd to refer to this series that way but I wanted to encourage the everyday mom that you don’t have to go to extremes (or have a giant platform) to influence minimalism to those around you. About Jeanette: Jeannette Cleveland is a Christian, a wife and a stay-at-home mama of 3 small children ages…
 
Join me today as I bring you the next episode in the series: Decluttering Room by Room. I’ve asked six women to join me in tackling various areas in our home. We’ll chat about how to keep each space minimal and most efficient for our families. In this episode, Alissa Henry (minimalist mom + TV Host) will take us through bedroom decluttering. Show N…
 
Join me today as I bring you the next episode in the series: Decluttering Room by Room. I’ve asked six women to join me in tackling various areas in our home. We’ll chat about how to keep each space minimal and most efficient for our families. In this episode, Alissa Henry (minimalist mom + TV Host) will take us through bedroom decluttering. Show N…
 
This week, we're talking about... Our Virtual Book Launch Party Video monitoring your big kids Handling tantrums in front of your parents and in-laws Thank you to everyone who has ordered their copy of our new book, Modern Manners for Moms & Dads: Practical Parenting Solutions for Sticky Social Situations [affiliate link]. Please don't forget to su…
 
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