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A Longer Table with Manda Carpenter

Mar 3, 2021

Under an alias to protect her privacy, "Rebecca" shares the details of her year-long relationship with a self-proclaiming Christian man who physically, emotionally, and spiritually abused her. She starts from the beginning and explains how the manipulation grew, what red flags she eventually paid attention to, and how...


Feb 24, 2021

Kenisha entered the foster care system at the age of 4 and never settled into a permanent home. At 18, she found herself completely on her own, lacking resources and headed to prison. She sits down with Manda to talk about her memoir, "Labeled: Ward of the State" and how she changed her life to become the Social Worker...


Feb 12, 2021

Author and Writing Coach Ally Fallon joins Manda to talk about how writing as a daily practice can enhance all of our lives—even if we don’t see ourselves as writers. She offers practical advice on how to ask yourself good questions and find a writing process that works for you even if it’s only 30 seconds a day....


Feb 10, 2021

Families Together Co. exists to build community & support systems through one-on-one matching of volunteers with families in need. Manda's family and foster children have directly benefited from the Neighbors Program specifically! Founder, Hope, and her employee, Abbie, share how YOU can get involved with foster care...


Feb 3, 2021

After experiencing burnout as a young professional, Taylor made it her mission to re-discover her best version of living. She is now a self-care guru (according to Manda) and started her own business helping others achieve and discover true self-care. Tune in to hear why Taylor believes this generation of young...