We'll Be Back Next Week

We've been traveling all over the country promoting our book and doing events. We're having a wonderful time meeting all of you in person, but our schedule is bananas. We're pushing pause on The Nuanced Life this week and we'll be back with regular programming next week.

Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

High-Risk Pregnancy, Birthdays, and Mom Guilt

We share commemorations from Katy, who brought her babies into the world under high-risk circumstances, and Christy, who is celebrating a big birthday. Then, we talk about our time on the road and how we deal with the mom guilt that sometimes accompanies that.

Can't get enough of Sarah and Beth? Come see us at the Pasta & Politics dinner in Fort Myers, Florida on April 12

Thanks to our sponsors: Harper Wilde and Beauty By Design.

Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

New Clothes, Daily Accomplishments, and Baseball

We share commemorations from Maggie, who took herself shopping, and Kathy, who is accomplishing an awful lot on a daily basis. Plus, Beth is commemorating the start of baseball season. 

Can't get enough of Sarah and Beth? Come see us interview Senator Maggie Hassan at South Church in Portsmouth, NH on April 6 or attend the Pasta & Politics dinner in Fort Myers, Florida on April 12

Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

Homesteading, Disability Milestones, and Postpartum Health

We share commemorations from Faith, who is appreciating the rhythm of life as a homesteader, Amy, whose daughter is moving on from in-school physical therapy, and Mairin, who had her life and mindset changed by a diagnosis of Graves Disease. 

Thanks to our sponsor: Blinkist and Care/Of

Can't get enough of The Nuanced Life? Listen to our recent interview on the Little Faith podcast or come see us interview Senator Maggie Hassan at South Church in Portsmouth, NH on Friday, April 5th at 6:30pm.

Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

Spring Cleaning and Organizing

We share a commemoration from Rebekah about church in response to Sarah's "churchiversary" a few weeks back. Then, we're commemorating spring and all the cleaning out it inspires in us.

Thanks to our sponsor, Beauty By Design.

Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

Cancer, Apologies, and Daylight Savings Time

We share commemorations from Rachel, who has started attending therapy, and Elizabeth, who has been diagnosed with cancer. Then, we share our disgruntled feelings about Daylight Savings Time.

Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page

Thanks to our sponsors: Care/Of, Zola, and HelloFresh

Finding Your Team and the Season of Lent

We share a special commemoration from our Managing Director, Alise, and another from listener Heather. Then, we reflect on what the season of Lent means to each of us and how we plan to observe it this year.

Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page

Thanks to our sponsors: Blinkist and Warby Parker.

The Value of Friendship and Being A Client

We commemoration Kyla and Kate's friendship and recognize the value of having such relationships in your life. Then, Beth talks about the experience of being the client instead of being the service provider. 

Raising Human Beings

Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page

Thanks to our sponsor, Zola

Celebrity Crushes and Sororities

A listener commemoration about a Backstreet Boys concert leads Sarah to share her history with boy bands and celebrity crushes. Then, we reflect on our weekend with Greek life leaders and what the experience of being in a sorority meant to us. 

Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page

Thanks to our sponsor, Care/Of.

Lost Teeth and Church Priorities

We share Maggie's commemoration about lost teeth, which leads Sarah to share her theory connecting lost teeth with reading ability. Our main conversation centers around Sarah's church-iversary and what we value in our faith communities. 

Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page

Thanks to our sponsors: Blinkist and Zola.

Book Releases and Breakup Songs

Hannah's commemoration about her recent breakup spurred a conversation about our favorite breakup songs. Then, we share our own commemoration: we released our book this week!

As we launch our book, we couldn't be more grateful to each and every one of you for being a part of this community. We are so thankful that you have been part of our journey to bring this book into the world; we're so excited for you to read it. You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone!

Check out our Ordinary Faith interview and our Bible Gateway interview.

To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page

Thanks to our sponsors: Christ for Disciplers and Simple Health.

Coming of Age Rituals, Tracking Progress, and Changing Jobs

We share commemorations from Elizabeth, Sara, and Katie. Then, we share Megan's story of shifting career priorities because of the government shutdown. 

Sarah's Prayer Book Recommendations: Every Moment Holy, To Bless the Space Between UsThe Divine Hours, and Changes: Prayers and Services Honoring Rites of Passage

To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page. We are also thrilled to share that you can preorder your copy of our book (which comes out next week!).

Thanks to our sponsors: Care/Of and Christ for Disciplers

Workplace Changes, Giving Up Social Media, and Allowing Our Kids to Struggle

We share commemorations from Alaina, Amanda, and some other listeners about workplace changes and giving up social media. Then, we have a deeper conversation about allowing our kids to struggle.

To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page. We are also thrilled to share that you can preorder your copy of our book (coming in February!).

Thanks to our sponsors: Simple Health, Beauty By Design, and Christ for Disciplers

Sobriety, Minimalism, and Resolutions

We share commemorations from Traci, Kylie, and Mallory. Since we've both practiced the KonMari method and she's all the rage lately thanks to her new Netflix show, we explore the ideas around the popular method of cleaning and organizing. Plus, we talk about how we're approaching resolutions differently this year. 

We're hosting an exciting event in Washington D.C. on this Friday, January 18. It's a live podcast with conversations with women in politics and media about the seismic shift happening around gender and politics. We hope to see you there. Learn more and invite your friends!

To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page. We are also thrilled to share that you can preorder your copy of our book (coming in February!).

Thanks to our sponsors: Blinkist, HelloFresh, and Christ for Disciplers

Failure, Compromise, and iPhone Adaptations

We share commemorations from Maddie, Laura, and Sarah. Plus, we share our own commemorations about how changing the configurations of our iPhones changed our lives. 

How to Configure Your iPhone to Work for You, Not Against You

We're hosting an exciting event in Washington D.C. on Friday, January 18. It's a live podcast with conversations with women in politics and media about the seismic shift happening around gender and politics. We hope to see you there. Learn more and invite your friends!

To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page. We are also thrilled to share that you can preorder your copy of our book (coming in February!).

Thanks to our sponsor: Christ for Disciplers

Changes and Book Club Commemorations

This week's commemorations includes one about how we change over the course of a year and setting intentions about how we'll change in the year ahead and another commemoration from Julie about commemorating commemorations in real life.

To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page. We are also thrilled to share that you can preorder your copy of our book (coming in February!).

Speaking Up and Job Changes

It's the first episode of our new format! We share commemorations from Sloan and Katelynn as well as feedback from Nicole about our holiday gift-giving conversation.

Just say no to Christmas?

To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page. We are also thrilled to share that you can preorder your copy of our book (coming in February!).

Thanks to our sponsors: Care/Of and Skylight Frame

Holiday Gift Guide

We share our discussion on gift-giving. We cover who to give to, what you give them, and some outside the box ideas as well. We've got your holiday giving covered!

Dry erase board bundle by Emily Ley

Magnatiles

Snap Circuits

Gel Crayons

Tegu - wooden magnetic blocks

Pie Face Showdown

National Geographic Sea Animals

Stained glass coloring book

Cairn Box

Eberjey Pajamas

To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page. We are also thrilled to share that you can preorder your copy of our book (coming in February!).

Putting Yourself Out There

We share your commemorations and feedback before Sarah shares the lessons she learned from her unsuccessful campaign for reelection as a Paducah City Commissioner. We reflect on the joys and sorrows of making yourself vulnerable in a public way. 

To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page. We are also thrilled to share that you can preorder your copy of our book (coming in February!).