With all of the distractions in our lives, how do we live in order to create meaningful relationships with our children?

Where does our time with work, technology, and household duties fit in with the little people in our lives?

And how do we communicate with our children in order to build their trust?

Kathi and Erin talk with Hands Free Mama, Rachel Stafford, about Hands Free Life: Nine Habits for Overcoming Distraction, Living Better, and Loving More.

Meet Our Guest

Rachel Macy Stafford

Rachel Macy Stafford

Using her skills as a writer, teacher, and encourager, Rachel provides readers with simple, non-intimidating, and motivating methods to let go of distraction and connect with their loved ones. Rachel’s work has been featured in USA Today, TIME.com, MSN.com, PBS.com, The Huffington Post, Reader’s Digest, and hundreds of other online and print publications. Her blog currently averages one million visitors a month. Rachel loves being outdoors, baking, and doing acts of kindness for those in need with her husband and two daughters who inspire her daily.


Kathi Lipp is the author of 17 books including Overwhelmed, Clutter Free, The Get Yourself Organized Project, The Husband Project, Happy Habits for Every Couple, and I Need Some Help Here – Hope for When Your Kids Don’t Go According to Plan. She is the host of Clutter Free Academy the Podcast! with Kathi Lipp and speaks at conferences across the US. Kathi is published with Revell Publishers and Harvest House Publishers.

She and her husband Roger are the parents of four young adults in San Jose, CA. When she’s not dating her husband or hanging out with her puggle Jake, Kathi is speaking at retreats, conferences and women’s events across the US.