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In this episode, I’ll cover four tips for getting over the guilt in your life. Dr. Meg Meeker will stop by! She’s a pediatrician, mother, and best-selling author of six books, and she’ll talk to us about raising a family while also growing our businesses.

We’ll also hear from Kim Hughes, owner of Kim Hughes Coaching in Mineola, Texas. Kim was a stay-at-home mom who started a side-business to earn extra money. Twenty years later her side-business has grown into three businesses that employ Kim, her husband, and nine other team members.

1:38 Getting Over the Guilt in Your Life

15:29 Interview with Dr. Meg Meeker

46:48 BB Success Story with Kim Hughes

58:51 Homework

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  1. Christine McClintick says:

    I loved this podcast! I needed this when my children were smaller but even now at 15, and 18 I do still feel guilt about working so much. I am thankful that God has blessed my salon and though my husband was on stress leave for almost 2 years…and 6 months of that with No income…my salon was able to pay all our bills and keep the household going. Thank you for doing this Poscast

  2. Leslee says:

    Wow!! What incredible perspective. I have three kids under 6 and it seems life will always require so much of my attention on them, but Dr. Meg helped me see the bigger picture. In the span of my life only a portion will be raising these babies. It inspires me to be intentional with them, but also reassures me that pursuing my passions is a good thing for Leslee 10-15 years from now. Thank you for this episode. I’ve already shared it with many of my mom friends!

  3. Evelyn E says:

    This episode was off the hook! Life changing and real! It truly stroke a cord in my heart, Thank you for sharing tips on how to defeat guilt, Powerful. Thank you for what you do <3

  4. Robie Lynn Morrison says:

    WOW! Meg Meeker where have you been all of my life!? I am mother of older children and I do have a bit of guilt. I was always a work at home mom and then left the home to a full time job out of the office when my youngest was 3. I always felt I didn’t give enough attention and was always more worried about making money, but that is my personality, as well as the need for our family at that time. Here I am years later and still trying with side hussles to make a difference in our lives. Now? Yes. All of a sudden I am quickly approaching empty nest and have nothing to show so I continue to use my moments when I am home to “work”. But worse, the idea of my STRESSED our years causing my kids to be stressed out! I just shared your video Christy about being Responsible to ourselves as part of a Blog I wrote. I find that there as so many moms of OLDER children that are in this boat and feel that we can’t go back into time and fix things, but WOW, her saying that we SHOULD NOT be putting so much pressure on them by having them as the APPLE of our EYE, etc…that’s exactly my issue. You do push your children away and as mothers we do need to learn to step back. I could go on and on…but so glad to hear that she says to be HAPPY and let them see that and I am really working hard on this portion of my life right now to make these changes for this reason alone! THANK YOU so much to both of you for bringing this to me when I so needed it! #underthisroof

  5. Cecilia says:

    Greetings. I love this. I am a big fan of Meg Meeker and have plenty of her books! I wanted to know the name of the book she mention, I believe it is called Merge? or something of that sort. If you can kindly, let me know that would be a great help.

    I love your podcast and really has changed my life and business! God bless your work and your family!

  6. Lana says:

    I’ve just learned about this podcast and speedily going through each episode to learn!!
    I’d like to share too…
    I’m not married yet and don’t have children, but our family is very close knit, so we help our parents to care for ill grandparents, and I too have guilts when it comes to balancing work and outside life.
    1) I’m a creative person and sometimes feel guilty about having hundreds of ideas a day. Sometimes I feel guilty because it’s hard to fulfill ones I determine to reach. But I realize now that it’s just a part of me being creative and that planning will get me to be able to refuse some things and fulfill others!
    2) I also felt guilty about working on things I love doing. I understood that a job is a job! A way to earn living. But through this podcast I get confidence that I can turn my passion into work and earnings too!
    Thanks for each interviewee and Christy for working hard to help us, the beginners!!!

  7. Marilyn Lapkass says:

    I think this has been my favorite podcast so far. I heard a great saying when I first had my kids – Just like on an airplane when the flight attendant says to put on your air mask first then you kids, you must take care of yourself first to be the best parent you can be. Great Lessons and wisdom. thanks!

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