Making Summer Simple :: Just Add Sprinkles – Episode #15

In partnership with Urgent Care For Kids.

“It’s the end of May and all of us moms with school-age kids are feeling the same way… we’re tired. We’re done with homework. Done with lunches. Done with drop-offs and pick-ups.

But, guess what Summer is just around the corner…

Now what!?”

Join Stephanie as she discusses embracing Summer and building memories with guest, Christine Meggison, contributor for Des Moines Moms Blog.

On this episode, we’re talking all about Summer and keeping things simple, fun and survivable for everyone – especially mom!

Episode 15 :: Show Notes

You’ve Got To Read This ::

Our podcast guest, Christine, contributor for Des Moines Moms Blog and co-host of the “Straight From The Heart(land)” weekly podcast, reflects on the Summers of her youth and how she wants an agenda free Summer for her kids. Check out her post “I Want a 1980s Summer For My Kids”.

Latest CMBN News ::

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Episode 15 :: Guest


Christine Meggison is a speaker, an author and a co-host of the Straight From the Heart(land) weekly podcast. She lives in Grimes, is married to husband Michael, and is the “World’s Okay-est Mom” to three kids. In her free time, she likes reading fiction, coffee dates with friends, binge-watching tv, and naps. Connect with Christine at

Episode 15 :: Sponsor


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