Modern Homemakers

by Donna Otto

Modern Homemakers
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 84
  • Last: 12 Mar 2018
For more than 25 years Donna Otto has shared inspiration and practical wisdom. She is an Author and founder of Modern Homemakers (formerly Homemakers By Choice), a national organization which offers weekly teaching for a new generation of "counter culture" women who have made the choice to stay at home. To hundreds of young homemakers, Donna has been the wise, fun, Godly Aunt every young woman wishes she had. Each teaching session encourages women in their role as a woman, wife, mother, and keeper of the home.

Episodes (84)

  • The Girlfriends on Perfectionism
    The Girlfriends on Perfectionism
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    Published: 12 Mar 2018 Duration: 29:34

  • Be A Builder…Builder 87 Campaign
    Be A Builder…Builder 87 Campaign
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    Published: 11 Mar 2018 Duration: 17:10
    This is a reminder to become one of 87 Builders at Modern Homemakers, which Donna explains in today’s message. As women, we need to protect ourselves from things that will discourage us from doing the work of a mom/homemaker, just as Nehemi... Read more →
    This is a reminder to become one of 87 Builders at Modern Homemakers, which Donna explains in today’s message. As women, we need to protect ourselves from things that will discourage us from doing the work of a mom/homemaker, just as Nehemi... Read more →

  • Prayer
    Prayer
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    Published: 9 Mar 2018 Duration: 16:45
    Donna’s prayer life has grown and changed over the course of many years and she said that prayer is something we will always learn new things about. One of her favorite quotes is: “The only way to hold off doubt, fear, pain and suffering is... Read more →
    Donna’s prayer life has grown and changed over the course of many years and she said that prayer is something we will always learn new things about. One of her favorite quotes is: “The only way to hold off doubt, fear, pain and suffering is... Read more →

  • Wilderness
    Wilderness
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    Published: 7 Mar 2018 Duration: 16:49
    1 Timothy 4:7 says to train yourself in godliness which is valuable in every way. Jesus spent time in the wilderness in prayer. During Lent, we practice PRAYER, FASTING and ALMSGIVING. Be inspired by Donna to practice these disciplines.
    1 Timothy 4:7 says to train yourself in godliness which is valuable in every way. Jesus spent time in the wilderness in prayer. During Lent, we practice PRAYER, FASTING and ALMSGIVING. Be inspired by Donna to practice these disciplines.

  • Technology and its Affect on Families Pt 2
    Technology and its Affect on Families Pt 2
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    Published: 5 Mar 2018 Duration: 18:14
    Technology can be good and helpful, but it is also a distraction. We need to be wise and disciplined when it comes to using technology. Is it enhancing your character? Is it good for your soul? Be intentional about using technology for the ... Read more →
    Technology can be good and helpful, but it is also a distraction. We need to be wise and disciplined when it comes to using technology. Is it enhancing your character? Is it good for your soul? Be intentional about using technology for the ... Read more →

  • 4 Decisions That Will Change Your Life
    4 Decisions That Will Change Your Life
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    Published: 2 Mar 2018 Duration: 22:19
    Choose God first, and others second. Listen for God’s voice when making decisions because choices matter! There really is no such thing as an overnight success, but rather many small decisions are being made to change our lives.
    Choose God first, and others second. Listen for God’s voice when making decisions because choices matter! There really is no such thing as an overnight success, but rather many small decisions are being made to change our lives.

  • Remembering Billy Graham
    Remembering Billy Graham
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    Published: 28 Feb 2018 Duration: 15:46
    Donna shares her memories of Billy Graham ministries, and tells the story of the time her mother took her to a Billy Graham crusade at Soldier Field in Chicago when Donna was only 9 years old.
    Donna shares her memories of Billy Graham ministries, and tells the story of the time her mother took her to a Billy Graham crusade at Soldier Field in Chicago when Donna was only 9 years old.

  • Technology and its Affect on Families Pt 1
    Technology and its Affect on Families Pt 1
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    Published: 26 Feb 2018 Duration: 26:33
    Choices matter when it comes to technology. There are places we can’t control what we are exposed to through technology, but our home is a place we can control and Donna has great tips on ways to keep your family protected and not so consum... Read more →
    Choices matter when it comes to technology. There are places we can’t control what we are exposed to through technology, but our home is a place we can control and Donna has great tips on ways to keep your family protected and not so consum... Read more →

  • Organization Preparation
    Organization Preparation
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    Published: 23 Feb 2018 Duration: 16:21
    Donna has always said that PREPARATION is the key to ORGANIZATION, and she believes that PRIORITIZING tasks is important. Look for her video which teaches PRACTICAL ways to manage your home, coming March 1st on the web site, which you will ... Read more →
    Donna has always said that PREPARATION is the key to ORGANIZATION, and she believes that PRIORITIZING tasks is important. Look for her video which teaches PRACTICAL ways to manage your home, coming March 1st on the web site, which you will ... Read more →

  • The Girlfriends on Expectations
    The Girlfriends on Expectations
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    Published: 21 Feb 2018 Duration: 32:33
    Enjoy this 1st episode of “The Girlfriends,” who are here to talk about expectations. Lots of insight, wisdom, and giggles are shared by Donna and two women who know the importance of doing life together and providing support for one anothe... Read more →
    Enjoy this 1st episode of “The Girlfriends,” who are here to talk about expectations. Lots of insight, wisdom, and giggles are shared by Donna and two women who know the importance of doing life together and providing support for one anothe... Read more →

  • Eclectic Feb 19 2018
    Eclectic Feb 19 2018
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    Published: 19 Feb 2018 Duration: 18:12
    Donna recommends the book “A Wrinkle Time,” which will be a movie in theaters next month, and she also talks about the latest technology available for your home. In addition, Donna gives us the 12 habits of a highly successful student. Now,... Read more →
    Donna recommends the book “A Wrinkle Time,” which will be a movie in theaters next month, and she also talks about the latest technology available for your home. In addition, Donna gives us the 12 habits of a highly successful student. Now,... Read more →

  • Be A Builder…Builder 87 Campaign
    Be A Builder…Builder 87 Campaign
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    Published: 16 Feb 2018 Duration: 17:11
    Become one of ’87 Builders’ at Modern Homemakers, which Donna explains in today’s message. As women, we need to protect ourselves from things that will discourage us from doing the work of a mom/homemaker, just as Nehemiah refused to be sid... Read more →
    Become one of ’87 Builders’ at Modern Homemakers, which Donna explains in today’s message. As women, we need to protect ourselves from things that will discourage us from doing the work of a mom/homemaker, just as Nehemiah refused to be sid... Read more →

  • Ash Wednesday 2018
    Ash Wednesday 2018
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    Published: 14 Feb 2018 Duration: 15:30
    Are you ready to ‘change your heart?’ Donna talks about the song of the same title that she learned as a young girl which made a difference in her life. Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent and the Easter season. Take the next 40 d... Read more →
    Are you ready to ‘change your heart?’ Donna talks about the song of the same title that she learned as a young girl which made a difference in her life. Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent and the Easter season. Take the next 40 d... Read more →

  • Lent is Coming…So What?
    Lent is Coming…So What?
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    Published: 12 Feb 2018 Duration: 20:19
    Lent is about preparation of your heart. So how do we prepare for this transformational season? Fasting and prayer are powerful ways to prepare!
    Lent is about preparation of your heart. So how do we prepare for this transformational season? Fasting and prayer are powerful ways to prepare!

  • Love Well
    Love Well
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    Published: 9 Feb 2018 Duration: 19:30
    In this month of February and Valentine’s Day, Donna is talking about LOVE and what scripture says about it! Love is God’s priority and we are to live in love. Love embraces acceptance, and, in acceptance, we find peace.
    In this month of February and Valentine’s Day, Donna is talking about LOVE and what scripture says about it! Love is God’s priority and we are to live in love. Love embraces acceptance, and, in acceptance, we find peace.

  • Intimacy with God and Formational Life with Dr Doug Kelley Pt 2 PhD
    Intimacy with God and Formational Life with Dr Doug Kelley Pt 2 PhD
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    Published: 7 Feb 2018 Duration: 24:36
    In this 2nd chat between Donna and Dr. Doug Kelley, PhD, we learn about vulnerability as it pertains to our relationships. Visit Doug Kelley’s web site, www.RelationshipArt.com and find his books on marital communication and forgiveness com... Read more →
    In this 2nd chat between Donna and Dr. Doug Kelley, PhD, we learn about vulnerability as it pertains to our relationships. Visit Doug Kelley’s web site, www.RelationshipArt.com and find his books on marital communication and forgiveness com... Read more →

  • Intimacy with God and Formational Life with Dr Doug Kelley PhD
    Intimacy with God and Formational Life with Dr Doug Kelley PhD
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    Published: 5 Feb 2018 Duration: 27:49
    Dr. Doug Kelley is a professor of communications at ASU, his research focusing on marital communication and the communication of forgiveness. His discussion with Donna on intimacy in relationships will encourage you in your personal relatio... Read more →
    Dr. Doug Kelley is a professor of communications at ASU, his research focusing on marital communication and the communication of forgiveness. His discussion with Donna on intimacy in relationships will encourage you in your personal relatio... Read more →

  • Loving Life as an At Home Mom
    Loving Life as an At Home Mom
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    Published: 26 Jan 2018 Duration: 20:33
    God chose to give us our children and we should treat motherhood as a ministry. Do everything, including changing diapers, as unto the Lord.
    God chose to give us our children and we should treat motherhood as a ministry. Do everything, including changing diapers, as unto the Lord.

  • Creating a dot.calm world
    Creating a dot.calm world
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    Published: 24 Jan 2018 Duration: 15:51
    Know what disquiets you and learn ways to create calm in your life and your world. Plan a quiet time in your home every day. Cultivate cheerfulness!
    Know what disquiets you and learn ways to create calm in your life and your world. Plan a quiet time in your home every day. Cultivate cheerfulness!

  • The Servant Queen
    The Servant Queen
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    Published: 22 Jan 2018 Duration: 22:32
    Donna refers to a book she read titled, “The Servant Queen,” about Queen Elizabeth. She reminds us that MOTHERHOOD is a MINISTRY of SERVANTHOOD, and to carry on the ministry of motherhood with the authority of Christ! In her book, “Loving L... Read more →
    Donna refers to a book she read titled, “The Servant Queen,” about Queen Elizabeth. She reminds us that MOTHERHOOD is a MINISTRY of SERVANTHOOD, and to carry on the ministry of motherhood with the authority of Christ! In her book, “Loving L... Read more →

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