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Your story matters!  By engaging our stories of harm and heartache, and joy we can attune to our children and those who matter most.

Hosted by author and seasoned educator, Wysteria Edwards BA, Ed.M.  


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Attachment Isn't Velcro

Episode 11

What’s the big deal with attachment? Our relationship with our primary caregiver shaped our brains more than any other relationship. In this episode, we will look at what all children need to attach and the insecure styles that influence us throughout life.



Cross Addicted: Family Trauma & Addiction

Episode 10

In her recent release, Cross Addicted, Paul Jauch shares her journey from extreme trauma to a life of redemption and purpose.  We can all choose to embrace our story and experience the redemption of God.  



Childhood Emotional Neglect

Episode 9

What is Childhood Emotional Neglect?  How does it affect our lives and our relationships with our children, and those we serve?  Join me as I speak with a Marriage and Family Therapist, Katie Egge.

Toxic Parenting

Episode 8

Today I interview Keilani Perisian- Mason MA, LMHC, owner of Evolve, counseling practice in the Pacific Northwest where she helps stressed teens find coping skills, young adults navigate transitions, and women learn healthy boundaries.  Find more information about Keilani at:@keilani_evolve  on Instagram and at www.keilani-evolve.com/

Take Good Care

Episode 7

In this interview, I sit down with Dr. Holly Oxhandler of Baylor University and fellow Hope * Writer.  She speaks about the importance of self-care in our current season of life.  Find more about Holly at hollyoxhandler.com to subscribe for Self-Care for Helpers / Instagram @hollyoxhandler/Co-Host of CXMH: On Faith & Mental Health Podcast.

Fred's Friend

Episode 6

In the 1980’s Paul Lally directed over 100 episodes of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. In this wonderful interview, he shares with me about “one of his best friends,” Fred Rogers

Focus on One

Episode 4

What does it take to be a person of discipline? How do we narrow our focus?  Listen as I share two tips to be effective, and stay present.

Do You Have 3 Minutes?

Episode 3

Do you have 3 minutes to connect with your child?  Join me as I sit down with my friend, Ashton Arellano a mother of 4, who is juggling the challenges of distance learning, and working from home.  Listen as she shares slowing down and being attuning to her children, just like Mister Rogers.. 

I See You!

Episode 2

One of the greatest needs is to be seen and valued.  Listen as I tell a story of a Kindergartener who felt invisible, and how I accepted the challenge of being intentional in this season of digital learning with all the children of our lives.


Who Loved You Into Being?

Episode 1

Mister Rogers said, "If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person".  Who were the people that loved you into being?  Those who listened, guided, and made the most significant impact on you?  They are part of your story.  Let's appreciate them today.