Deliberate Motherhood

Motherhood. The greatest adventure of all time. It’s about connection and sacrifice. Being there and letting go all at the same time. I’m here to help you find joy in the journey, be more intentional in your parenting, make memories, be present with your family, and get inspired to do this motherhood gig better.


After raising four teenagers with the fifth still smack-dab in the middle of that teenagerhood, I’ve learned a thing or two about teenager connection. I’ve got 5 sure-fire ways to connect. Grab your free download today!

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71 Toes began in 2007 as a way to keep a record of family life… since then it has become a way to share parenting ideas and promote the joy of motherhood.

In The ARENA with the Eyre sisterS

Tune in with my sisters and I as we discuss parenting in today’s world. Between the four of us we have 18 children ages 1-25. We are all in different stages of motherhood. From nearly-empty-nests to the trenches of toddlerhood and everything in between. We’ve got a lot of experience with a lot of kids!

Looking for some secrets to make being a mom more fun and rewarding?

I wrote A Mother’s Book of Secrets with my own extraordinary mother, Linda Eyre (mother of nine). It’s a book filled with tips for making motherhood memorable, meaningful, and magnificent at all stages.

With our combined perspectives we want to share this gentle reminder that those seemingly endless trenches of motherhood will be gone before you know it! I’ll let you in on one little secret now — kids are like puzzles, you just have to figure them out!

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Parenting is constantly changing and fresh ideas from like-minded parents make a big difference as we band together to build up family defenses and communication to fortify our homes against all the chaos out there.


The ultimate adventure filled with the lowest lows and the highest highs. If you’re looking for other mothers to offer light in the trenches, you’re in the right place. We share answers to important questions about how to parent, how to nurture, how to grow and how to raise strong, independent kids who will thrive in this crazy world.


Our beliefs provide a foundation for everything we do. Letting faith be a guiding influence in your parenting and motherhood journey will provide direction and hope as you raise strong kids and relationships. Here I share what inspires me but I love all the unique perspectives that are shared here. There is beauty in being able to lift each other from afar.

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