Prepare to Launch

Motherhood is filled with moments of letting go, from kindergarten to college. In this episode our host, Lee Nienhuis, talks to author Brenda Yoder about preparing our kids for both the small launches and the big launches. It’s time to get real about mommy grief, the role of prayer during transitions and letting God be the one in control of our important moments.

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Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth.”  Psalm 127:4

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.”  Joshua 1:9


Brenda Yoder is an award-winning teacher, national speaker, author, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and life coach whose passion is encouraging others when life doesn’t fit the storybook image. Brenda’s new book, Fledge: Launching Kids without Losing Your Mind is endorsed by Jim Daly of Focus on the Family and was Amazon’s #1 new release in Motherhood. Brenda and her family make their home in rural Indiana. Find out more about Brenda at

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