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Brenda L. Yoder

Brenda L. Yoder, LMHC, is a counselor, speaker, author, and educator. She is the author of Fledge: Launching Your Kids without Losing Your Mind and cohost of the Midlife Moms Podcast and Facebook group. She also hosts and writes the Life Beyond the Picket Fence podcast and blog, covering a variety of topics on faith, life, and family beyond the storybook image. Brenda is currently a part-time elementary counselor and therapist in private practice. She and her husband, Ron, are parents to four adult children and two daughters-in-law, and grandparents to three grandsons with whom they love creating new memories. Brenda and Ron live on a farm in Shipshewana, Indiana, where she loves gardening and spending evenings sitting in her front porch rocker.