February 28, 2024

Small Things with Melanie Shankle

Melanie Shankle is a public speaker and the author of three New York Times bestselling books – Sparkly Green EarringsThe Antelope in the Living Room, and Nobody’s Cuter Than You. Her new book, Church of the Small Things, released on October 3, 2017. Formerly a pharmaceutical sales rep, Melanie started The Big Mama Blog in July 2006 and is the co-host of The Big Boo Cast with fellow author/speaker Sophie Hudson.

What we chat about:

  • Dealing with the perception of having one child
  • Finding contentment in small moments
  • Being consistent with who we are in front of our kids and with our outside lives
  • How spreading ourselves too thin affects our family
  • Navigating the emotions of a teenage daughter
  • Trusting your teen
  • Thoughts on when to give your child a cell phone
  • The basics of football – clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose

Where to find Melanie:

website // facebook // twitter // instagram // podcast

Emily Thomas

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