The 29 Minute Mom Podcast

The 29 Minute Mom Podcast was created to give busy moms the inspiration, education, and motivation they need to get through another busy day.

You’re a busy mom: taking care of kids, tackling laundry, making meals, keeping the house tidy, and of course, juggling your career. We know every minute counts for you- so we’ve created The 29 Minute Mom Podcast. Pop in an earbud and be inspired on the go!

EPISODE 62: COVID 19 and Gut Health with Tina Anderson

Good health is so important but, now with the COVID 19 pandemic, so many people are more focused than ever on the best ways to stay healthy. There are so many things we can be doing in our daily lives to help our bodies function at optimal capacity. Today we are joined by Tina Anderson, […]

EPISODE 61: Grief and Adversity with Hiddy Fletcher

There is no doubt that we are all facing tough times.  This is why this podcast is coming out at the perfect time.  I hope the personal stories that my guest Hiddy Fletcher and I share with you will find you right where you are and lift you up in some way.  I am praying […]

EPISODE 60: Eating Right with Nutrition Specialist Eliza Gellman

We all want to live a healthier life, but sometimes we think of the end goal and become overwhelmed, instead of focusing on the smaller steps we can take that will put us on the right path. In this episode, Jennifer is joined by Nutrition Specialist Eliza Gellman, who has made health and wellness her […]

EPISODE 59: Homeschool Organization Ideas with Kristi Clover

    We know at The 29 Minute Mom that every minute of your day counts. Who better to talk to about this with than a homeschooling mother of 5 and organizing expert? For this episode, Jennifer is joined by “messy perfectionist”, Kristi Clover. She shares her simple tips for making the tasks we tackle […]

EPISODE 58: Sharpening Your Parenting Skills With God and Karen Ehman

There are many experiences you go through as a parent that put your parenting skills to the test more than others. In these cases, you must maintain your resolve and keep fighting through the experience, ignoring the temptation to question God. Karen Ehman is an author and a speaker for Proverbs 31 Ministries. Karen talks […]

EPISODE 57: How to Organize Your Family Room {organize now challenge}

  How to Organize Your Family Room: Your family room should be a place where you can relax, read, watch TV or spend time with family and friends. It is very important that everything has a designated home so that cleanup is quick and easy and you can be ready for company in fifteen minutes […]

Episode 56: Discovering Your Purpose with Liv Chapman

  Discovering Your Purpose: Do you feel stuck in life? Knowing you’re capable of more but unsure what the next step is? What if I told you that you could change that NOW! In this episode we are joined by Liv Chapman, who talks about her path from school teacher to COO and co-founder of […]

Episode 55: Chase Your Dreams with Sarah Benken

  Do you have a dream for your life? Do you worry about leaving the stability of what you know to go and chase those dreams? Sometimes we get stuck in “survival mode” in order to keep things moving. We put our goals and dreams on the back burner because of the fear of the […]

EPISODE 54: Achieve Work Life Balance with Jenny Stemmerman

  Do you wish you had more work-life balance in your life?  As a working mom balance is sometimes difficult to achieve.  You can feel like you are barely getting through the day, let alone finding some sort of balance with all of your responsibilities.  In this episode, Jennifer Ford Berry talks to her guest […]

EPISODE 53: Paper Purge Project: a simple and efficient system

  Welcome to the Paper Purge Project!  Paper, it seems like it is everyone’s nemesis.  The number one question I get asked when I speak to audiences is: What should I do with all the paper?  This is not a 5-second answer but I have finally written down the simple and efficient plan that I […]

EPISODE 52: New Year, New Vision!

Happy New Year everyone! I can not believe it is 2020!  Crazy right?  The first day of a new year is so exciting much less the first day of a new DECADE!  I want to share some tips and motivation that will help you end this busy holiday season and start this new year on […]

EPISODE 51: The Minimalist Lifestyle: Including Christmas

Diane Boden is the host of the Minimalist Moms podcast and my guest on today’s show.  This episode is going to air on Christmas Day.  So I want to wish all of you a very merry Christmas and I pray that each of you is enjoying a day full of love, joy, and family. Episode […]

EPISODE 50: How To Be More Productive with ADHD {Stephanie Sarkis}

Whether you actually have ADHD or you just feel like you do, you are going to love this show!  Dr. Stephanie Sarkis, an expert on this topic, is our guest today. She is sharing her best advice on how to live a very organized and productive life. Episode Talking Points: * Stephanie teaches us how […]

EPISODE 49: How To Rock the Busy Christmas Season

Today, we are going to go over some really useful tips for this busy holiday season.  At this point in time, you are either ahead of the game, behind or right where you should be. I would love to be able to hear the answer so wherever you are whether you’re riding in the car, cleaning the house, baking cookies or chasing kids…give yourself a pat on the back if you are feeling good about where you are at this holiday season. The problem is that a lot of […]

EPISODE 48: Practicing Discernment For Moms and Teens with Stacey Sumereau

Discernment takes faith and lots of practice.  It can be the most useful tool in the world for helping mom, as well as teens, make decisions and navigate this life.  In this episode, Jennifer talks with Stacey Sumereau from Lifetime’s Reality TV Series The Sisterhood: Becoming Nuns.  Stacey is also the host of the podcast […]

EPISODE 47: Home Organization: Cleaning Your Home Through Responsible Consumption With Amanda Sullivan

  When was the last time you took a good, long look at your home and thought it was as clean and organized as it could be? In today’s busy, fast-paced world, home organization often tends to fall by the wayside unconsciously. Amanda Sullivan, the author of Organized Enough: The Anti-Perfectionist’s Guide to Getting – […]

EPISODE 46: Tips For Shopping and Selling At A Consignment Sale

In this episode, Jennifer discusses the benefits of shopping at or selling with your local semi-annual consignment sale and how these sales can declutter your life. Episode Talking Points: * Why Jennifer fell in love with consignment. * Semi-annual consignment sales: what are they and how do they work? * Benefits of shopping a semi-annual […]

EPISODE 45: Purpose Over Possessions

  If you can figure out what your purpose is and dedicate your time and effort on achieving it, then you will be a much happier person. As a season kickstarter, Jennifer Ford Berry gives us a teaser of her book, Purpose Over Possessions: Decluttering Your Life So You Can Live on Purpose. She gives […]

EPISODE 44: You Are Uniquely Qualified With Jacinda Jacobs

    Choosing the right path to fulfillment involves numerous obstacles including breaking work contracts and leaving your profession. Jacinda Jacobs took control of her life and walked away from her TV and radio life and went on a self-discovery journey with God. A motivational speaker and the author of Uniquely Qualified, she shares how […]

EPISODE 43: A Mom’s Practical Guide To Getting Organized with Laurie Palau

    Clutter takes up space. Whether it is physical, emotional, or mental, clutter takes away the time and place that we would rather have to be more productive. Laurie Palau, the author of the book, Hot Mess: A Practical Guide to Getting Organized, sets us up for a more organized life as she motivates us to […]

EPISODE 42: Imagining And Believing In Possibilities

  There is something so hopeful whenever we think of possibilities. Matthew 19:26 says, “With God, everything is possible.” It is in this verse that we can be assured that we can always reach for what we want as long as we believe. However, our inner skeptic tend to shy away from this and create […]

EPISODE 41: Pep Talk For Women Part 2 with Holly Pasut and Jennifer Burnham

  As the Created Order Conference gets nearer, we bring you more spoilers of what is to come with two more of the speakers. Holly Pasut, an author, blogger, public speaker, and former real estate agent, gives us a peek into her session Choosing To Stand. Encouraging women to reflect and take control of their […]

EPISODE 40: A Pep Talk For Women Part 1 with Kristen Tucker, Cindy Williams, and Laura Dudek

  Ladies, it is time to give ourselves permission to be better and fill ourselves up with the tools to grow. If you feel overwhelmed with life that you could not possibly imagine making time for yourself, then you need to hear from the great featured speakers of the Created Order Conference happening in Charlotte, […]

EPISODE 39: Of Faith, Obedience And Motherhood with Angie Smith

  While pregnant with their daughter, Audrey, Angie Smith and her husband, Todd, was told by the doctors that she would not survive. Angie began blogging to cope with the hurt and to update friends and family as they went through those difficult days, which eventually became a way to share her faith and her […]

EPISODE 38: Getting Organized With A Fellow Professional Organizer

  While trying to figure out how to be a freshman in college, Layne Brookshire would spend her idle time organizing her space. That habit spilled out when she would go to other people’s dorms or houses where she would do the same thing. Layne is a professional organizer and the founder of Ms. Placed […]

EPISODE 37: More Space, Time, Energy And Money

  Do you ever feel like you’re just completely overwhelmed by how much you have to do in every single day of your life as a mom? The list does not seem to end. We don’t even know how to give ourselves time anymore. Space, time, energy and money (STEM) are the precious commodities that […]

EPISODE 36: Becoming A Boss Lady with Stefanie Peters

    Jumping out in faith and starting as an entrepreneur working with an Inc. 500 company, Stefanie Peters was so excited about going after her dreams and paying that forward. However, very few people believed in her from day one. Instead of letting that get her down, it became the ammunition to ignite her […]

How To Subscribe & Rate Our Podcast “5-stars” On iTunes

How To Subscribe To Our Podcast Please use the buttons below to subscribe to The 29 Minute Mom on your preferred podcasting app.               How To Rate Our Podcast “5-stars” To rate our podcast “5-stars” on iTunes & Stitcher please scroll to the corresponding instructions below. Google Podcasts, Tune-In, […]

EPISODE 35: Chicktime with Ashley Simmons

In this episode, Jennifer speaks with Ashley Simmons about Chicktime.  Chicktime is a grassroots movement meant to support and encourage women pursuing their passions with gusto. It is their belief that if each woman on the planet right now takes her place we can together accomplish the phenomenal!   Episode Talking Points * What Chicktime […]

EPISODE 34: Table Talk with Danielle Macaulay

Learning how to be intentional as a mom is the most powerful act of love you can commit to. In this episode, Jennifer speaks with Danielle Macaulay, author and mom of two boys.   Episode Talking Points * The different seasons of motherhood. * Choosing to be more intentional as a mom. * Easy meal […]

EPISODE 33: Live Your Why with Cindy Williams

  Cindy Williams, the co-founder of Green jeans women’s consignment, a healthy living coach and a Shaklee representative is my guest today. Episode Talking Points: * What Cindy and Jennifer have in common and how they met. * Do you know your “Why?” * Surrounding yourself with the right people. * Own your own authenticity! […]

EPISODE 32: Written with Laura Dudek

  In this episode, Jennifer speaks with Author, Speaker, and Minister Laura Dudek.  Laura has written several amazing bible studies including her newest study called Written: Captivating & Cultivating The Blueprint Of Your Dream! Episode Talking Points: * Why Laura wrote the bible study: Written. * You may feel like you are behind in going […]

EPISODE 31: Taking Back Your Holidays with Yvonne Lacey

In this podcast Author Yvonne Lacey and Jennifer Ford Berry talk about Yvonne’s newest book: Taking Back Your Holidays: A whimsical guide to the holidays with tips, tricks, and trivia for a lighter, brighter Christmas! 🎄 Episode Talking Points: * Why did you write this book? * What used to “cheer” now becomes “chore”. * What […]

EPISODE 30: Becoming The Woman God Wants Me To Be With Donna Partow

    In this episode, Jennifer Ford Berry talks with author and motivational speaker Donna Partow.  This podcast was meant to be a discussion about Donna’s inspirational book: Becoming the Woman God Wants Me to Be but it turns into a super motivating mentor session with Donna!  Moms listen in as Donna shares her wisdom for […]

EPISODE 29: Professional Organizing With Jen Kilbourne

In this episode, Jen Kilbourne, of the Pro Organizer Studio, and Jennifer Ford Berry talk all things organizing. The ladies dish out the inside scoop on what it is really like to work as a Professional Organizer and how this industry has changed over the past 15 years.   “THE FACT THAT I COULD JUST […]

EPISODE 28: Healthy Eating Tips with Sally Gower

Sally Gower, owner of Eat Well Buffalo, shares her best healthy eating tips in this episode.  She believes if you eat well you will be well. I could not agree more! That is why I truly enjoyed my conversation with Sally and can’t wait to share it with you because it is packed full of […]

EPISODE 27: The World Wide Webers With Erica

Today my guest is Erica from The World Wide Webers! Erica is a girl from the Washington, D.C. area who spent her 20’s living it up in the NYC, earned her stripes working for a global translations company, and fell in love with a Florida boy on an epic Sunday Funday.   In what she […]

EPISODE 26: Professionalizing Mamahood with Hannah Keeley

  Hannah Keeley is the host of the television series, “Hannah, Help Me!”, the author of “Hannah Keeley’s Total Mom Makeover,” and the founder of Mom Mastery University. Hannah is also the host of the Crazy Blessed Podcast and mom of 8 children!! And she home schools! Hannah loves helping moms create better lives with […]

EPISODE 25: Dolores Catania of Real Housewives of NJ

Note: Dolores was in a hotel room in Atlantic City when we recorded the interview without a strong Wifi connection so you will hear that her voice seems farther away then Jennifer’s on the call.   Our guest in this episode of The 29 Minute Mom is Dolores Catania. Dolores is the newest cast member […]

EPISODE 24: Your Body As God’s Temple With Pastor Paul Peterson

Paul Peterson is a pastor at Church 180 and a personal trainer at Brutal Iron Gym. Paul is also a dad of SIX girls ranging in age from 5-14 and married to his wife Sherry for the past 20 years.   Episode Talking Points * Paul’s Ministry Miscarriage * How Paul turned his hair cut […]

EPISODE 23: Write Your Own Fairy Tale with Siggy Flicker of Real Housewives of NY + Giveaway

  Siggy Flicker is a relationship expert, matchmaker, television personality and author of Write Your Own Fairy Tale: The New Rules for Dating, Relationships, and Finding Love on Your Terms. Siggy was on the Real Housewives of New Jersey and she gives us the inside scoop on the show, including her friendship with Dolores Catania, […]

EPISODE 22: An Organized Mudroom and Entryway {Organize Now Challenge}

  Leaving the kitchen, we are moving on to the mudroom of your house, otherwise called the entryway. This is a high-traffic area where everyone comes in and out every single day. It is also the place where clutter tends to pile up. Make this part of your home the prime real estate asset it […]

EPISODE 21: No Perfect Marriages With Jill Savage

Jill Savage, Author of No More Perfect Kids is back again to talk about her brand new book: No More Perfect Marriages. Marriage is such an emotionally charged topic to discuss. During the years of a marriage, you can feel like you are on a wild roller coaster ride experiencing extreme highs and extreme lows […]

EPISODE 20: Travel Tips With Rachel Gault

  Traveling is usually super exciting but it can also be a lot of work! Luckily there are several travel tips, apps, and websites that can do much of that work for us. Our guest today Rachel Gault of Small Towns and City Lights is here to fill us in on all of the latest […]

EPISODE 19: Organize Now Challenge: Pantry

Pantry organization is essential for saving time and money. It is also a crucial piece for feeding your family healthy foods! By spending a little time this week organizing your pantry you can set up a simple, efficient system that will work for you the entire year. No more buying items you don’t need or […]

EPISODE 18: Ways To Heal Your Heart After Pregnancy Loss

You may be surprised to know that approximately 1 million expectant mothers suffer a pregnancy loss every year just in the United States alone. 1 out of 4 pregnancies ends prematurely in miscarriage, stillbirth or tubal pregnancy.   Why do some people bounce back after a tragic loss when others don’t?   What is it […]

EPISODE 17: Organize Now Challenge: Kitchen Drawers

So if you have been following along in the Organize Now Challenge your kitchen surfaces and cupboards should be looking good! It’s time to get those kitchen drawers looking just as clean and neat! What do you store in your kitchen drawers? Are they cluttered? When was the last time you went through them?   […]

EPISODE 16: No More Perfect Moms With Jill Savage

Jill Savage is an author and speaker who is passionate about encouraging families. She is the author of seven books including Professionalizing Motherhood, No More Perfect Kids, My Hearts At Home, Real Moms…Real Jesus, Living With Less So Your Family Has More, and her most recent bestselling release No More Perfect Moms.   Featured on […]

EPISODE 15: Organize Now Challenge: Kitchen Cupboards

Back again with another week of the Organize Now Challenge!!!   Would you be embarrassed if I looked into your kitchen cupboards? If so, this is the week for you because we can fix that. I want you to be proud of your cupboards. I want them to look so good you will hope that […]

EPISODE 14: Super Fufillment With Dr. Jamie

Dr. Jaime is the guest today on the podcast. Dr. Jaime Kulaga is a “yes” woman turned Superwoman. As a licensed mental health counselor, coach and inspirational speaker, she has dedicated her life to helping women find balance and live their utmost fulfilled life. Derived from a background of adversity and victory in her own […]

EPISODE 13: Choose Joy With Pastor Pam Washburn

What does it mean to choose joy?  We all want more joy in our life but how exactly do we find it?   Life is hard and it is inevitable that we will face hard times. But, even in the midst of life’s crummy circumstances, we can learn where to look for Joy, how to […]

EPISODE 12: Organize Now Challenge! : Intro + Kichen

  Welcome to the Organize Now Challenge!!! Woo hoo…super excited!!!   I don’t want you to just look at this challenge as another thing on your To Do List.   I want you to get excited! I promise if you stick with me this WILL be life changing!   How do I know this? Because […]

EPISODE 11: Things That Matter {the important stuff in a home}

  In every home, there are things that matter and things that really don’t.  In this podcast Life’s Organization Expert, Jennifer Ford Berry discusses the stuff in our homes that truly matters, even after we have left this earth. She also shares her very personal story of helping people she loves to move out of […]

EPISODE 10: Mom of Four Boys Keeps It Simple

  Can you imagine being the mom of four boys?  How about adding in a husband all under one roof and still keeping the house organized?  Well, Angela Mancini sure can…she lives it!  In this podcast, Jennifer sits down with Angela and asks her to share the ways she is keeping things simple and organized […]

EPISODE 9: Taming The Toy Clutter

  Is toy clutter driving you crazy?   Do you have a handle on toy organization in your home or do you feel like the toys are taking over your home?   When your kids are small and it can feel like toys are swarming your house! All those dolls, cars, puzzles, games and don’t […]

EPISODE 8: Home Renovations And Design Tips With Christy B.

In today’s episode, we are talking about one of my favorite topics: home renovations and design!  My guest is Christy Biberich of Christy B Design. Episode Talking Points * Why Christy decided to take her organizing skills a step farther by getting into home renovations. *  If you are going to spend money on home […]

EPISODE 7: Finding Your Purpose As A Mom With Donna Otto

For more than 25 years Donna Otto, home and life management expert, has shared inspiration and practical wisdom. She is an Author and founder of Modern Homemakers, a national organization that offers weekly teaching for a new generation of “counter-culture” women who have made the choice to stay at home. To hundreds of young homemakers, […]

EPISODE 6: Essential 5 Foundations Of Life With Donna McLain

Donna McLain is a life coach and founder of the Essential 5 Foundations of Life. She is passionate about sharing these 5 foundations to empower people to transform to the best, healthy, balanced version of themselves!   She is committed to helping others achieve vibrant health. In this podcast, Donna tells us how to be […]

EPISODE 5: How to Have a Stress Free Christmas

  Would you love a stress free Christmas this year?  The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. For some, it can also be the most stressful. Trying to get everything done from baking, shopping, Christmas cards, and going to holiday parties can get overwhelming! We know!   If the holiday season totally […]

EPISODE 4: 15 Minutes For Your Spirit in the Morning

Do you wake up in the morning feeling overwhelmed?  Instead of grabbing your phone and scrolling through social media while lying in bed, feed your soul with goodness and take 15 minutes to connect with God by reading a devotional, a few passages from the Bible or a spiritual book that lifts you up to […]

EPISODE 3: Broken: A Mother’s Story With Laura Koepp

  Laura Koepp is the author of the book Broken: A Mother’s Story. Her book is an emotionally driven roller coaster ride of ups and downs and the countless struggles they endured after their daughter was in a car accident. She begins her story by retelling us what happened, on that cold wintry night, when […]

EPISODE 2: Why Is It So Hard For Me To Part With Things

Why is it so hard to part with things? Getting rid of stuff is very hard for many people to do. It takes time; it can be very overwhelming, and most of us never know where to start or exactly how to go about it. Furthermore, most people don’t realize that are specific reasons why […]

EPISODE 1: Super Laundry Tips for Managing the Load

Do you feel buried in a pile or mountain of laundry that seems like it is never-ending? WE DO! As mom’s, we hear you high above the laundry mountain tops and know the challenges mom’s face in conquering the never-ending pile of laundry.  Managing laundry can sure feel like a full-time job but there are […]