Episode 177: Amy Wicks



My friend Amy Wicks joins me today. Amy is one of those people that I met at a conference simply because we sat down next to each other and about 10 minutes later we were fast friends. Amy is a wife and mother to 3. She is the voice of the weekly Simply Wholehearted Podcast which i had the honor of being a guest. She leads The Simply Wholehearted online community on Facebook and serves as Director of Mom's Ministry at Radiant Church in Kansas City. She has recently co-authored with Sara Hagerty The Unseen Way, a book study created for Unseen: The Gift of Being Hidden in a World that Loves to be Noticed.

But for today’s conversation, Amy joins me to talk about creating an intentional summer with your kids. She has created an amazing course called Simply Summer and I highly recommend taking advantage of this course. In this conversation, we talk about what makes summers so difficult for moms, how we can survive summer with intentionality, how we can own our time instead of it owning us, how to create meaningful minutes, and how to help our kids set goals for what they want to accomplish over summer. 

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Links mentioned:

Survival Kit:


  • You have to own your time so that it doesn’t own you.

  • Use the summer break to give yourself and your kids a chance to work towards a goal.

Discussion Questions:

  • Amy talked about what she’s been learning in 2019. What is something that you’ve been learning this year?

  • What makes summer difficult for you?

  • What would help you survive summer better?

  • What is a goal you have for summer (maybe as a family but also for each kid)?

  • What is something you can do to help reach that goal?

  • What reward would be motivating?

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Connect with Amy:  Instagram // Facebook // Website // Podcast // Course

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