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.


  • Easy Breezy Mac ‘n Cheesy…NOT!

    Easy Breezy Mac ‘n Cheesy…NOT!

    02/10/2020 Duración: 21min

    What happens when you think something is going to be easy, but it’s not? With so much contempt in our country and world, as Christ followers, we are still called

  • My Friend, Ted Wueste

    My Friend, Ted Wueste

    25/09/2020 Duración: 32min

    Donna has known Ted since he was a teenager, and has walked alongside him on his spiritual journey. Now, as the director of the Spiritual Formation Society of AZ, Ted

  • My Friend, Marian Gendall

    My Friend, Marian Gendall

    21/09/2020 Duración: 37min

    The sweetest friendship grew out of Marian’s obedience to God when, even though it was hard to leave the only place she had ever lived, her family had to move

  • My Friends on The Podcast Team

    My Friends on The Podcast Team

    18/09/2020 Duración: 27min

    Julie, Crystal, Sherri and Nancy join Donna and share a little about themselves and why they serve on the Podcast Team. Donna would like to give each of them the

  • My Friend Sandy Wilson

    My Friend Sandy Wilson

    16/09/2020 Duración: 40min

    Donna’s dear friend, Dr. Sandra Wilson, is a retired counselor and author of many books, including “Hurt People Hurt People” and “Into Abba’s Arms.”

  • My Friend Adele Calhoun

    My Friend Adele Calhoun

    14/09/2020 Duración: 33min

    Donna’s friend, Adele Calhoun, recalls the early days of their friendship and how a mutual friend introduced them. Adele is a wife, pastor, author and spiritual director, among other things.

  • My Friend, Joan Malouf

    My Friend, Joan Malouf

    11/09/2020 Duración: 44min

    Donna and Joan share giggles, memories, love of God and family. These two friends, who are dear sisters in Christ, have been there for each other through thick and thin.

  • Edna and Esther

    Edna and Esther

    09/09/2020 Duración: 09min

    “Friendship goes both ways” is a list made by one friend, inspired by another friend, which Donna has used to improve her own friendships and we can do the same.

  • Knowing The Word Devotionally

    Knowing The Word Devotionally

    07/09/2020 Duración: 19min

    Do you have a desire to please God? Reading or listening to The Word, reflecting on it, letting The Word touch your heart, and contemplating on The Word are ways

  • Friend of God

    Friend of God

    04/09/2020 Duración: 15min

    Abraham was called God’s friend. James 2:23 NIV Who is your ‘middle of the night friend’ you can call when you are in need? Donna will be introducing us to

  • Know The Book

    Know The Book

    02/09/2020 Duración: 20min

    Knowing the contents of God’s Word and why He wrote it, and that Jesus is in the book from Genesis to Revelation, is an important part of YOUR foundation. And

  • Remembering Emilie Barnes

    Remembering Emilie Barnes

    31/08/2020 Duración: 17min

    Emilie went home to Jesus 4 years ago today, and Donna honors her memory with sweet recollections of their friendship.

  • Know and Be Known

    Know and Be Known

    28/08/2020 Duración: 26min

    God has intimate and infinite knowledge of you and He will never stop pursuing you!

  • A Thirst to Think

    A Thirst to Think

    24/08/2020 Duración: 15min

    When you watch the news, do you let the opinions of the news station influence how you think? What about when you go to church? Be a “thinking woman” and

  • Are You A People Pleaser?

    Are You A People Pleaser?

    21/08/2020 Duración: 19min

    Galatians 1:10, NLT: “Obviously, I’m not trying to win the approval of people, but of God. If pleasing people were my goal, I would not be Christ’s servant.” This is

  • Who Has Helped Me

    Who Has Helped Me

    19/08/2020 Duración: 16min

    Donna shares the sweet story of the people in her life who were her Sunday School teachers and mentors. Are there people in your life who you can influence for

  • How To Clean Practically Anything

    How To Clean Practically Anything

    17/08/2020 Duración: 22min

    Take it from the one who wrote the book, “Secrets to Getting More Done in Less Time!” Donna shares several tips on keeping a clean home.

  • Decluttering!


    14/08/2020 Duración: 14min

    “Put it back where you got it from!” is one of the many Otto Mottos that Donna has lived by and has taught us over the years. Start at the

  • The Pink Dress

    The Pink Dress

    12/08/2020 Duración: 11min

    Learn something personal about Donna and her creative side, as she recounts when she first learned to knit and how it changed her.

  • Training Your Child To Be Money Wise Pt 2

    Training Your Child To Be Money Wise Pt 2

    10/08/2020 Duración: 23min

    The 12 Principles that Donna has taught in this 2 part series on money will be on the Modern Homemakers web site.

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