An Invitation to Slow Down with Katrina Kenison {Episode 86}

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An Invitation to Slow Down with Katrina Kenison {Episode 86} | The Homeschool Sisters Podcast

Oh, sisters! In this final episode of Season 7, Cait and Kara are talking to the author of one of their favorite books – Katrina Kenison.

The sisters and Katrina discuss her book Mitten Strings for God, and how it impacted Cait and Kara as young moms. And they get to find out more about Katrina’s philosophy of slowing down, embracing the ordinary and being present with our kids.

This might be a new favorite, sisters, especially as the holidays approach!

This episode is sponsored by KiwiCo, Raddish, and Native.



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LINKS FROM THE EPISODE, to help you slow down

Be sure to follow Katrina Kenison

You can follow Katrina via her website,


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An Invitation to Slow Down with Katrina Kenison {Episode 86} | The Homeschool Sisters Podcast

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