Round-the-world family travel! (part 2)

We’re back in the States, slowly, slowly, sloooowy readjusting. We laugh at the to-do list in front of us. But that doesn’t mean we want to stop talking about our travels—far from it. So, here’s…

Round-the-world family travel! (part 1)

A new podcast episode: it’s a Christmas miracle! To celebrate the near end of our family’s worldwide, year-long trip (is it really almost done already?), Tsh’s guest is none other than her husband, Kyle. Yep,…

I Felt So Canadian

In this episode Tsh catches up with her friend Aimée Wimbush-Bourque of Simple Bites and the upcoming cookbook, Brown Eggs and Jam Jars. This little baby’s been a long time coming, so it’s so. exciting….

Work, study, rest, play (or, Hemingway’s tweets)

Tsh chats with Micha Boyett in this episode—her book Found was a favorites of 2014. They chat about Micha’s story as a mom learning from Benedictine monks, good books, slowing down as bloggers, and letting…

Coffee in my Soul

  Woohoo—(finally) a new podcast episode! In this first one of the year, Tsh talks with her dear friend Emily Freeman of Chatting at the Sky and Hopeologie. Listen in as they talk about artists…

Born With Wings

Journaling—why is it such a powerful tool for expression and decompression? Tsh talks with Katie Clemons of Gadanke, a new mom who’s found an outlet in creating unique journals for all sorts of occasions. They…

My Favorite Woman Yet

Who do we “need” to know from history? Michelle DeRusha offers 50 great women in her latest book, 50 Women Every Christian Should Know (hint: it’s not just for Christians, nor just for women!). She…

Pillows Matter, Man

We’re back with a new podcast! It was only fitting that I chat with my friend Stephanie Langford for my first international chat. She and her family traveled around the world last year, too—only she…

In a Five-Foot Tree

It’s always a treat to talk to my friend (and AoS contributor) Kat Lee! I was glad to get in a last-minute conversation with her before we hit the skies and head across the world….

Somebody Sewed That Shirt

Podcast time! This episode explores the world of ethical fashion—for kids. Hayley Morgan is starting a new clothing line with the hopes of transforming how we think about dressing our kids. I talk to her…

Your (little) story matters

New podcast time! In this episode, I talk with my friend Nish Weiseth, founder and editor-in-chief of Deeper Story, a faith-based community blog about the power of story. We talk about why story matters, and…

A Chat with my Literary Agent

Let’s talk publishing! In this episode Tsh is talking with her friend and literary agent Jenni Burke, who works with the firm DC Jacobson. (photo credit: the lovely Nish Weiseth) Useful links: 2014 Writer’s Market…

Preemptive Love

Jeremy and Jessica Courtney raise their two kids in Iraq while running their organization, Preemptive Love. They help provide life-saving heart surgeries for Iraqi children, but they also…live life. In this episode, we talk food, work, culture, and what it’s like to live as expats in the Middle East.

Nerd is a Good Thing

Tsh talks to Anne Bogel about books: good summer reads, how to encourage kids to read, when to buy versus when to check out at the library, e-reader versus the real thing, and more.

Freedom From Stuff

Joshua Becker writes a blog called Becoming Minimalist, and that title describes well his journey: he hasn’t figured out all the ins and outs of minimalism… he’s becoming one. He and Tsh chat about what…

Confront Your Junk

Tsh talks to Leigh Kramer, an Enneagram aficionado and wise sage regarding where you suck. It can get confusing, so Leigh answers Tsh’s questions and shares her favorite resources for better understanding this fascinating ancient tool.

Going Badger

Nina Nelson lives with her family… in a school bus. Yep, four kids, two adults, in a revamped bus—and they’re loving every minute of it. Tsh chats with her friend about lessons learned from downsizing,…

Deep Eddy Family

In this episode, Tsh chats with Kat Lee about… podcasting. It’s a podcast about podcasts. And other stuff, too, of course. Crash Course! Totally go check it out. Here’s the Smithsonian app. And some other…

All the Sheets!

Myquillyn‘s back! And she’s put in windows in the barn: Here’s the latest farm update. Plus… her book—it’s here! Order it here (great Mama’s Day gift!). Oh, and Lindsay Letters did the beautiful lettering… Here’s…

Old Lady Sparkle

We’re back! So glad to get back to regular podcasting, and also really excited about this new format. Let us know what you think in the comments below! (And yes, we know the sound isn’t…

A Well-Trained Mind

In this episode, Tsh is honored to chat with Susan Wise Bauer, historian, educator, author, and farm girl. She’s literally written the history of the world: She’s the founder of Peace Hill Press. She shares…

Wildly Unconventional

In this episode, Tsh talks with Stephanie Langford, who’s been traveling around the world with her family this past year! She caught up with her in Melbourne, Australia, their 30th and last country before heading…

Burn the Boats

In this episode, Tsh chats with Jon and Jenny Acuff! Jenny’s working on a new book! She also likens social media to alchemy. She and Jon both believe in risk. And they all love Jeni’s ice…

First Draft

In this episode, Tsh talks to her friend Shaun Groves, a musician and songwriter, and also the guy who leads blog trips on behalf of Compassion International. He’s also wildly known for his hair. Tex-Mex…