Episode 26: Mama Sized Dreams with Jena Holliday


This week we’re talking with Jena Holliday-- artist,  illustrator, and creator of Spoonful of Faith. You’ll hear us talk about what it’s like to mother when you have a chronic illness, and why autoimmune diseases can be especially mysterious and frustrating for so many women. Jena also offers gentle advice to moms who are struggling with their identity, and how to take the first step in chasing dreams. Plus, Jena and Lesley both get brave and share dreams they haven’t said out loud before!

Show Notes

This episode is sponsored by NuRoo, a company supporting motherhood and the 4th trimester with their Pocket, nursing scarves and swaddlers. Use COFFEEANDCRUMBS at checkout to get 20% off your purchase!

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Connect with Jena Holliday on her blog, Instagram or Facebook. Her Instagram account for women facing chronic illnesses is @despitethediagnosis.

Jena’s essay mentioned in this episode

Lara Casey’s Write the Word Journal

Lesley's favorite tea infusers (one for every kid in the family!), milk frother, and the mug she has a big ol' crush on

The Magic of Motherhood is now available at Target! We're not freaking out or anything.

Do you have a dream on your heart today that you’ve never publicly shared? Tag @coffeeandcrumbs in your social media posts and tell us all about it!

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