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The Carpool Line Podcast

Nov 29, 2022

As moms, our kids interrupt our sleep, our conversations and even our trips to the bathroom. Sometimes we respond by saying “in a minute” or we try ignoring them. Sometimes when we’re interrupted, we feel frustrated or annoyed, whether we show those emotions outwardly or not. But what about when God interrupts us?...


Nov 15, 2022

In theory, our time with family and friends during the holiday season brings us rest by filling us up. In reality, however, gathering at the table can bring up anxiety, dread, stress, or past hurts and betrayals that trigger our own less-than-desirable behaviors. If getting together with family stirs up unrest for you,...


Nov 8, 2022

For many moms, rest of any kind is not at the top of our plans, especially in the hands-on, always-busy parenting years where we find ourselves waiting in the carpool line each day. God knows all about what we go through. And the truth of the matter is that we can’t always slow down but that doesn’t mean we need to...


Nov 1, 2022

We can’t see what God is doing to the trees in the winter, but we’ve learned to trust that He is strengthening their roots and preparing them for Spring. Without an intentional focus on root growth, we wouldnt be able to celebrate an abundant harvest. The same holds true for the winter season of parenting. So...


Oct 25, 2022

God created us to need sleep and rest. Yet, they aren’t the same thing. Sleep is biological. Rest is spiritual. When we stay up too long, our bodies force us to sleep. But, resting in and with the Father is a choice we make. It’s not something He forces on us. Self-care can be a part of the spiritual practice of...