Cover art for podcast Elevating Motherhood

Elevating Motherhood

130 EpisodesProduced by Lori Beth AuldridgeWebsite

A weekly podcast covering a variety of topics about modern motherhood including parenting, homeschool, health, pregnancy, birth, self-care, community, friendship, and more! Recorded on the island of Maui with your host Lori Beth Auldridge, M.A., M.F.A.


049. Bold Faith, Counter Culture, & Dignity in Motherhood with Angela Braniff

This mama. This conversation. Her book. Her message. It’s all for you.

Angela Braniff and I started this conversation talking about her new book Love Without Borders: How Bold Faith Opens the Door to Embracing the Unexpected…and quickly moved into a deep dive about the heart of modern motherhood. This episode has all the things, all the elements, all the encouragement we as moms need to hear right now.

Angela’s Bio:

Angela Braniff is the founder of the popular YouTube channel, This Gathered Nest. She is an adoption advocate, home school mom, content creator, podcast host, and adventure seeker. Angela is married to her high-school sweetheart and together they have a full house: Kennedy (12) - their biological daughter, Shelby (10) - their 2nd biological daughter, Rosie (7) - adopted from China, Noah (7) - adopted from Congo, Jonah (5) - adopted domestically, and finally, Ivy + Amelia (18-month old twins) - adopted as embryos—Angela gave birth to them! Adding to their family of seven kids, after the book was finished, Angela and CR welcomed their eighth child, Benjamin, through adoption. Angela lives in North Carolina and has been featured in People, Today, UPTV, BuzzFeed, etc.

In this episode Angela & I talk about:

· Her book Love Without Borders

· Bold faith

· Reframing obedience

· Symbolism & messages in everyday life

· Leaning in and listening

· Her journey with adoption

· Spiritual journeys

· Divine providence

· Cultural messages that need reframing

· Dignity

· Counter culture

· Pressures of motherhood

· The heart of motherhood

· Influencer culture

· Her new podcast Well, That Escalated Quickly

· A healthy relationship with social media

· Perfectionism

· Introspection

· Adoption

· Ethics in adoption – and what we can do to help

Angela’s Links:

All Things Angela Braniff:

Adoption Support:

Love Box:

Elevating Motherhood Links:






Please Visit Our Sponsors: 

Ojai Energetics:

Branch Basics:

Educational emoji reaction


Interesting emoji reaction


Funny emoji reaction


Agree emoji reaction


Love emoji reaction


Wow emoji reaction


Are you the creator of this podcast?

Verify your account

and pick the featured episodes for your show.

Listen to Elevating Motherhood


A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens