007 // K.C. Ireton – Time Outside with Kids (Alternatives to Screen Time)

In this episode, Emily Allen talks with author K.C. Ireton about the beauty of getting outside with kids, the importance of making intentional choices about values within a family, and the wonderful things that can happen when families spend extended time outside together.

K.C. Ireton is the author of The Circle of Seasons: Meeting God in the Church Year and Cracking Up: A Postpartum Faith Crisis. She’s currently the writer-in-residence for Velvet Ashes  an online community for women serving overseas, and also writes for The Cultivating Project and Grace Table.

Essays on the Kindred Mom blog that are mentioned in this episode:

Pooh Sticks at Piper’s Creek by K.C. Ireton

Surprise Summer (Plus a Summer Survival Kit) by Emily Sue Allen

The closing prayer was offered by Lindsey Cornett of The Drafting Desk.


Kindred Mom is a new and quickly growing online community dedicated to helping moms flourish in motherhood. Through honest and vulnerable real stories of motherhood, this community champions celebrating small victories and the beautiful things that happen when moms share both the triumphs and struggles of their journeys.

To connect with the Kindred Mom community, keep up with the essays that are shared on the blog at

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