To Emerge

Rising Up After Pregnancy Loss with Beth Zustiak

An episode of To Emerge

By Becca Erickson
This is To Emerge, a podcast where women share stories of rising up. Hosted by co-founder of Emerge Mothers Academy, Becca Erickson.
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Facing breast cancer as a mother with Sarah Anderson
To Emerge is sponsored by Emerge Mothers Academy, a Twin Cities nonprofit equipping single moms to emerge as confident women and caring moms. Hear Sarah Anderson, a Twin Cities mom and banker, share her story of walking through breast cancer.
November 13, 2018
Empowering women business owners with Kateri Ruiz of Maia Community
Kateri Ruiz is the founder of Maia Community, an online platform to search for women-owned businesses. Kateri is an advocate for women-owned businesses and is passionate about working hard to see equality in this space. For more information on Maia Community, visit To Emerge is sponsored by Emerge Mothers Academy, a Twin Cities nonprofit equipping single moms to emerge as confident women and caring moms.
November 6, 2018
Finding pockets of joy in hard circumstances with Roxane Battle
Roxane Battle is a former news reporter and anchor. She is now an author and speaker passionately sharing her personal story of finding joy through trails. As a single mom with a successful career, Roxane shares her drive to work hard and have a deep relationship with her son. Hear her inspiring story on To Emerge and visit to follow along with Roxane.
October 30, 2018
Thursday Three: 3 unmatched moments in motherhood with Becca Erickson
Thursday Three is a quick To Emerge segment of a list of 3 things. Becca Erickson is the co-founder of Emerge Mothers Academy, a Twin Cities nonprofit equipping single moms to emerge as confident women and caring moms.
October 25, 2018
Cooperative Co-parenting with Alysha Price of The Price Dynamic
Alysha Price is a family mediator, co-parenting coach, and consultant. Hear her share her personal story which moved her to become passionate about teaching others how to co-parent for the interest of a child.
October 23, 2018
Advocating for women's rights in the workplace with Cody Blades
Cody Blades in a Twin Cities-based attorney practicing civil rights law. She feels passionate about advocating for people in the workplace who have families and works to communicate their rights.
October 16, 2018
Fighting human trafficking one story at a time with Stephanie Page
Stephanie Page is co-founder of Stories Foundation. Stories Foundation works to bring an end to human trafficking in Minnesota. You can support the cause by visiting their food truck, Freedom Truck. Stay tuned for opening dates of their storefront, Stories Cafe. To learn more about the To Emerge sponsor, Emerge Mothers Academy, visit or follow us on Instagram
October 9, 2018
High Risk Pregnancy Advocate with Parijat Deshpande
Parijat Deshpande is a high-risk pregnancy advocate. She is an author, speaker, and podcaster. Hear Parijat share her story of experiencing a high-risk pregnancy and how it inspired her to become an advocate for others. Learn more about Parijat , Emerge Mothers Academy is a Twin Cities based nonprofit equipping single mothers through social services, counceling, work-preparation, and a micro-grant program.
October 2, 2018
Empowering women to overcome financial adversity with Kailee Soderlund
Hear Kailee Soderlund share her personal story that leads her to become an advocate for women who are or have experienced a form of domestic abuse. Kailee is a financial adviser who believed you can learn to leverage your income with intention.
September 25, 2018
Sparking entrepreneurship, seizing motherhood with Kylee Leonetti
Kylee Leonetti is a Twin Cities-based entrepreneur. She is the founder of Girl Creative MSP, Leonetti Confetti, and Kylee and Christian Creative. Hear her journey through single motherhood to building creative businesses and empowering others along the way!
September 18, 2018
Living with breast cancer and empowering others along the way with Emily Garnett
Emily Garnett is a New York-based mother, attorney, blogger, and podcaster. Emily was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. She is using her journey to come alongside others with cancer. Hear her story of rising up in the midst of adversity.
September 11, 2018
Finding identity apart from motherhood with Laurel Goulson
Laurel Goulson is a Twin Cities-based photographer and producer of the To Emerge podcast. Hear Laurel share her experience in having twins, running a business, and learning to find her identity apart from these roles. The To Emerge podcast is sponsered by Emerge Mothers Academy, a Twin Cities nonprofit equipping single moms.
September 4, 2018
Thursday Three 3 Helpful back to school tips
Becca Erickson shares 3 helpful tips to make back to school a smooth transition for your family. Whether your kids are in public, private, or homeschool, these tips will help you ease back into school season. Becca Erickson is co-founder of Emerge Mothers Academy, the sponsor of the To Emerge Podcast. EMA is a Twin Cities nonprofit equipping single moms.
August 30, 2018
How to come alongside the single moms in your life with Becca Erickson of Emerge Mothers Academy
Becca Erickson is a co-founder of Emerge Mothers Academy, a Twin Cities nonprofit supporting single moms. In this episode, hear Becca share practical ways to support single moms in your life.
August 28, 2018
Thursday Three 3 Interpersonal Parallels of Chemistry and Physics
Hear our host, Becca Erickson, share 3 interpersonal parallels chemistry and physics offer to people of resilience. Becca is a co-founder of Emerge Mothers Academy, a non-profit empowering single moms in the Twin Cities.
August 23, 2018
Rising Up After Pregnancy Loss with Beth Zustiak
Beth Zustiak, of Twin Cities Moms Blog, shares walking through multiple losses in pregnancy. Hear her talk about her desire to be open to let other women know they aren't alone. You can find mothering resources from Beth and her team at, For more information about the To Emerge sponsor, Emerge Mothers Academy, visit our website, Emerge Mothers Academy is a nonprofit in the Twin Cities supporting single moms.
August 21, 2018
Thursday Three - 3 Lessons When Meeting New Friends
Becca Erickson shares 3 lessons in meeting new friends. Becca is the host of the To Emerge podcast and co-founder of our sponsor, Emerge Mothers Academy. EMA is a Twin Cities nonprofit that equips single-moms. For more information, visit
August 16, 2018
Fostering wonder and resiliency with Emily Anderson of Emerge Mothers Academy
Emily Anderson is a licensed independent social worker with Emerge Mothers Academy. She shares her passion for social work, seeing others come to believe they will overcome hardship, and gaining resiliency. For more information on Emerge Mothers Academy, visit
August 14, 2018
Thursday Three 3 Inspiring Podcasts
Hear our host, Becca Erickson, share 3 podcasts that currently inspire her. Becca is a co-founder of Emerge Mothers Academy, a non-profit empowering single moms.
August 9, 2018
Helping families through substance abuse Pam Lanhart
Pam Lanhart works with Thrive Family Support walking alongside families who have a loved one struggling with substance abuse. Pam shares her story of parenting a son with an addiction and how it steered her life to come alongside others. For more information, visit
August 7, 2018
Mental Health Advocate with Nicki Mikolai
Nicki Mikolai is a mental health advocate and single mom. Her shop, Elite Sparrow creates custom tees and donates a percentage to mental health advocates. Hear her story of walking with depression and being vulnerable as a means to end the stigma around mental health.
July 31, 2018
Thursday Three - 3 baby names that got vetoed
Becca Erickson, Co-Found of Emerge Mothers Academy and the host of To Emerge, shares 3 baby names that got vetoed.
July 26, 2018
Twin Cities Nonprofit empowering single moms with Emerge Mothers Academy
Becca Erickson is interviewed by Twin Cities Collective on starting Emerge Mothers Academy. EMA is the sponsor of To Emerge. EMA is a nonprofit based in Minnesota that works to equip single mothers with the tools they need to emerge as confident women and caring moms.
July 24, 2018
Postpartum depression advocate with Danielle Cotter
Danielle Cotter works as a licensed marriage and family therapist at Family Services and Co-director of Outreach for Pregnancy & Postpartum Support Minnesota. Hear her story of overcoming postpartum and being an advocate for other women.
July 17, 2018
Thursday Three - 3 books that got me through a hard time
Becca Erickson shares 3 books that have impacted here during a hard time. Books by authors Jenny Sandford, Brene Brown, and Pattie Mallette.
July 12, 2018
When Motherhood Turns to Advocacy with Gina Richards
Gina Richards shares her story of her son's diagnosis of DiGeorge Syndrome and how it caused her to turn to advocacy for other mothers walking through the same diagnosis.
July 10, 2018
Thursday Three 3 Songs that got me through rock bottom
Thursday Three is a short segment of anything from three quick tips to feel inspired, to favorite books, meals, or songs. A quick list to make you laugh or feel solidarity. Always three things and always on a Thursday.
July 5, 2018
Mother to multiples and parenting a child through brain surgery with Anna Kohler
Hear a Twin Cities mother share her story of finding out she was having twins and her rock bottom moment of learning her oldest daughter needed brain surgery.
July 3, 2018
Gaining endurance through trials as a mother with Adrienne Frank
Hear Adrienne Frank shares her story of surviving cancer and gaining endurance for the sake of her son. Adrienne is a mom who is intentional and aware of living out her love, by her actions and words.
June 26, 2018
The phone call no parent should ever hear with Alison Surratt
Alison Surratt, of ProjectLeoWilliam&, shares her story of losing her son. Alison's grief lead her to start a project to support other families who have walked through loss.
June 19, 2018
Facing the Fear of Failure with Amanda LaGrange
Amanda LaGrange, CEO of Tech Dump and Tech Discounts, shares about her passion for creating jobs, being nominated for a Bush Fellowship, and opens up about facing the fear of failure.
June 12, 2018
Persistence Through Resistance with Dr. DelRae Messer
Dr. DelRae Messer is a business owner and single mama. She shares her inspiring story of determination, defining her own worth and blessing others.
June 6, 2018
Women Emerging Through Adversity
To Emerge is all about women, mothers, and enterprises choosing to rise up and emerge through adversity.
May 30, 2018
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