Category Archives: Holidays

Episode 11.9.15 Make a Good Marriage Great – Dr Terri Orbuch Interview

interview with Dr Terri Orbuch

Interview with Dr Terri Orbuch, author of 5 Simple Steps to Take Your Marriage from Good to Great

People say marriage is a lot of hard work. But what if it isn’t? What if there were simple things you could do to make your good marriage even better? Dr. Terri Orbuch has been researching marriage for almost 30 years through a landmark study funded by the NIH. Her findings have been fascinating. Today, Sandy Fowler interviews Dr. Orbuch, a.k.a. The Love Dr., on Heart Filled Holidays to find out what’s true about long-term marriage. We’ll talk about some common myths and find out the simple steps you can use to make a good marriage great.
Before chatting with Dr. Orbuch, Sandy is sharing tips for your Thanksgiving celebration. She has a dozen ways to make your Thanksgiving celebration easier, prettier and tastier. Lastly, in Christmas Corner, Sandy is talking about Black Friday, including tips for making the most of your shopping day. Plus a few reminders of holiday tasks to take care of this time of year.

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Episode 11.2.15 An Invisible Thread Christmas Story – Laura Schroff Interview

Laura Schroff author of An Invisible Thread

Interview with New York Times #1 Best-Selling author of An Invisible Thread, Laura Schroff

Kindness, it’s something we try to show each other as well as teach our children. And it can change the world. That’s what Laura Schroff believes. She’s the author of An Invisible Thread, the New York Times best-selling book sharing her experience of meeting an 11-year-old panhandler and how they changed each other’s lives forever. Sandy Fowler will interview Laura on Heart Filled Holidays radio about her story and how it led to her current work in spreading the message about kindness as well as her new release of An Invisible Thread Christmas Story for children.

Before chatting with Laura, Sandy will share a time-saving way for busy moms to stay fit and feel better. This will be followed by a warning about your holiday treats and one of Sandy Fowler’s Simple Strategies. Lastly, in Christmas Corner, Sandy will share some non-holiday tasks you can do now that have nothing to do with Christmas but will de-stress your season.

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Episode 10.26.15 Successful Living – Dr Vijaya Nair and Robyn Wright Interviews

Successful Living with Dr Vijaya Nair and Robyn Wright

Interviews with Dr. Vijaya Nair and Robyn Wright
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Heart Filled Holidays Radio kicks off Soul Access Meditations’ series on successful living for moms. Sandy Fowler interviews Dr. Vijaya Nair about her story of how stress ruined her health and how she moved to a better way of living. This is the first in a series of six conversations with Dr. Vijaya on strategies and techniques for letting go of stress and limiting beliefs in order to live a happy, peaceful and successful life.

Then Sandy will pick Robyn Wright’s brain about tech for the holidays. Robyn is a mom who loves to share technology tips. She will share suggestions on how to handle tech gifts for toddlers, how to get the grandparents involved, taking better photos with your phone and more.

Before we explore all this great information our guests have to offer we’ll be talking Halloween. Halloween is almost here and since it falls on a weekend that means antsy kids at home on Saturday. We’ll look at a way to keep them happy and occupied while they wait for trick-or-treat time.

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Episode 10.19.15 Transform Your Life Through Forgiveness – Clifford Edwards Interview

Interview with Cliff Edwards

Interview with Cliff Edwards

Do you ever find yourself feeling weighted down? Or getting angry or tense when you’re reminded of someone, maybe even someone from long ago? We’ve all had unpleasant experiences in our lives and Clifford Edwards says those emotions stay with us until we forgive. Clifford is the forgiveness expert and on today’s episode of Heart Filled Holidays radio he’ll chat with Sandy Fowler about the benefits of forgiveness. He’ll show us why we haven’t wanted to do it and uncover the myths as well as showing us the path to feeling lighter and more free.

We’ll also take a look at a few tips for daily life. Family life is fabulous but the days can get frantic. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help you avoid unpleasant surprises and make your days run more smoothly. Sandy will share some ideas and tips that do just that. And, in Christmas Corner, she’s sharing ideas for two more fun and easy homemade gifts. One is perfect for outdoor lovers or friends with cabins.

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Episode 10.12.15 Style Guide for Moms – Mayna Sgaramella McVey Interview

Style Guide for Moms

Interview with Mayna Sgaramella McVey

Opening the closet and seeing five outfits you think look great – that’s what every mom wants. But it’s not necessarily what your closet contains. And there’s a good chance the words “I have nothing to wear!” have escaped your mouth in the last three months. Mayna Sgaramella McVey gets it. She’s a mom who experiences the same daily challenges you do. But she’s also a wardrobe consultant and the owner of Closet Fly. Today she’s interviewed by Sandy Fowler on Heart Filled Holidays radio. She’s sharing tips for moms to use, including wardrobe essentials and fit tips from her Style Guide for Moms.

Before chatting with Mayna, Sandy Fowler is sharing two simple ways to help your pumpkins last longer and nine ways to clean your home faster and easier. And in Christmas Corner she’s talking about family volunteering. It’s a wonderful way to give back and to add meaning to the holiday. Sandy will share some ideas for the family and a few additional ways to volunteer if you have young kids or a special needs child.

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Episode 10.5.15 Learn to Negotiate – Allie Irwin Interview

Interview with Allie Irwin of Engineered Conversations

Interview with Allie Irwin

From kids trying to get out of chores to buying a new stove or getting a new job, women negotiate every day. And it turns out we aren’t very fond of it or terribly good at it. Allie Irwin joins Sandy Fowler on Heart Filled Holidays radio to discuss the what and why of negotiation; why women don’t do it and what can they do to be better and benefit more when they do. Allie will show you how to be a better negotiator and get more of what you want out of life every day.

Before the interview, Sandy will share simple tips for organizing your kitchen and your electronics. She’ll continue sharing organizational tips in Christmas Corner with 5 things you can organize now to have a less-stressed Christmas. Sandy will wrap up the show with a little sparkle that makes an easy, beautiful homemade gift that’s perfect for teacher and hostess gifts.

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Episode 9.28.15 Going Debt Free – Tracie Fobes of the Penny Pinchin Mom Interview

Stressed about Money - interview with Tracie Fobes

Interview with Tracie Fobes
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On today’s Heart Filled Holidays radio show we’re tackling money, savings and debt with Tracie Fobes of the Penny Pinchin Mom. Sandy Fowler will interview Tracie to learn more about her story along with a few ideas about debt and savings including the role of couponing. You’ll hear about her blog and how she helps families save money and get out of debt while still enjoying life.

Along with Tracie’s words of wisdom, you’ll hear from Jude Bijou, the author of Attitude Reconstruction. Jude is an expert in helping people shift their attitudes and improve the way they feel about things. Today she’s sharing strategies for handling situations where you’re being blamed for things.

Before these great chats you’ll get to take a look at Halloween, including Sandy’s favorite idea for a baby carrier costume. If you have a tiny bundle of joy to haul around this Halloween you’ll want to hear about this fabulous costume. Closing out the show are 10 ideas for Elf on the Shelf hi-jinx along with one idea that lets Mom and Dad hide the Elf just once for the entire holiday season but still keeps the kids excited.

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Episode 9.21.15 The Truth About Eating Healthy While Staying Fit and Losing Weight – Darya Rose Interview

The Truth About Eating Healthy While Staying Fit and Losing WeightEating healthy, staying fit and losing weight are three big items on moms’ to-do lists but even when we do everything right the results aren’t always what we expect. Darya Rose, creator of the Summer Tomato blog and author of Foodist: Using Real Food and Real Science to Lose Weight Without Dieting, appears on Heart Filled Holidays radio to talk about why that is. Sandy Fowler will interview her about her brain-based approach to food, health and weight loss and along the way Darya will show us why some of our common beliefs about food, exercise and dieting are actually myths.

In addition to Darya’s interview, Sandy will share tips for a little fall fun. With football season at your door it’s time to tailgate. Sandy has a few tips for easier tailgating along with a check list of the must-have items. And Christmas Corner highlights some non-traditional holiday decorations including directions for making edible platters for your holiday foods.

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Episode 9.14.15 A Fresh Look at Paying for College – Jocelyn Paonita Pearson interview

Paying for College with Jocelyn Paonita Pearson

Interview with Jocelyn Paonita Pearson

Paying for college is a growing concern for families across the country. College costs are rising and parents are wondering how they’ll ever help their baby attend the school of their choice, or even any college, without mortgaging their future. Sandy Fowler is bringing relief to these worries through an interview on Heart Filled Holidays radio with Jocelyn Paonita Pearson. Jocelyn will shine a light on some of the myths around college scholarships as well as sharing tips for how any student, not just the star athlete, the class valedictorian or kids who’ve jumped huge hurdles, can get scholarships.

Along with this theme of saving money, Sandy will share some simple strategies for saving money on your car. Once you realize these savings you can squirrel away the extra dough to cover holiday expenses. But before diving into all this money talk, Sandy will help you avoid one of the biggest romance killers around and give you 10 simple questions you can use to avoid this pitfall in your dating life or marriage.

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Episode 9.7.15 Drama Free Friendship for Teens and Tweens – Annie Fox Interview

Drama Free Friendship

Interview with Annie Fox, parenting expert and author

On today’s Heart Filled Holidays Radio Podcast Sandy Fowler is chatting with our guest, Annie Fox. Annie is the author of The Girls’ Q&A Book on Friendship. She’s an internationally respected parenting expert, a trusted online adviser for tweens and teens,  and she’s joining us today to share insights and tips on drama free friendships. She knows kids need to hone their friendship skills in the midst of some of the most confusing years of their lives. Her advice has been applauded by kids and parents alike and today she’ll help us so we can help our tweens and teens navigate their friendships without all the drama.

Sandy will also be sharing life hacks because every busy mom can use some shortcuts. She’ll include 6 kitchen hacks that can save you time, money and even decrease your stress. Then it’s over to Christmas Corner where you’ll become the coolest gift giver on the block. We’ve found some geeky and quirky gift ideas that might be the perfect fit for one of the geeks on your Christmas list.

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