029 // Year-in-Review: A Celebration of Kindred Mom in 2017

In this episode, Emily Allen talks with her Vision Team (Lynne Patti, Sarah Allard, and Jennifer Van Winkle) about some of the essays that have stuck with them from this year. They talk about what they have enjoyed and learned through pioneering this community in its inaugural year, and share a bit about what to expect from Kindred Mom in the first half of 2018.

**New Archives Page! See a month-by-month look at what was shared on the blog and the sequence of podcast episodes that were released.**

Mentioned on this podcast:

*Correction: During this episode Jenni was talking about a quote she thought was from playwright David Mamet but it was actually a mis-quoted Earnest Hemingway quote which is: “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”

A Flourishing Life (Pediatric Cancer Awareness) – Jai Anderson

Facing Postpartum Depression Part 1 & Facing Postpartum Depression Part 2 – Lindsey Cornett

Speed Boat Ocean Liner – Jennifer Van Winkle

Podcast episode discussing Speed Boat Ocean Liner – Episode 14

Getting Out the Door Without Leaving my Sanity Behind – Charissa Pomrehn

Say No to the Narwhal – Noelle Rhodes

A Choir Calling – Lynne Patti

Podcast episode discussing A Choir Calling – Episode 12

My Body, Broken – Laura Way

Chasing Rest – Dorina Lazo Gilmore

Podcast episode discussing Chasing Rest – Episode 21

The Case for Naps – Lindsay Crandall

My Kids are Jerks – Robin Chapman

Redefining Supermom – Marilynn Song Harri

Podcast episode discussing Redefining Supermom – Episode 16



Kindred Mom is a 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

You can find Kindred Mom on social media in the following places: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and in a private Facebook Group.

Special thanks to Michael Patti for the original music featured on the Kindred Mom Podcast.



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