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Katie is sharing some wonderful tips on how to make dinners so much easier in your life. We also are talking with Karen of Supper Sanity about some meal planning ideas to keep in mind.
Suz talks about the challenges and blessings of raising a child with down syndrome. She also talks about her relentless advocacy for her daughter, Caitlin and tips on how all of us can be better.
Natalie tells us about her annual family lock-in at her in-laws! You might want to try it with your family by the time we are done!
We talk with author on Unexpecting. Real Talk on Pregnancy Loss, Rachel Lewis. She is also the founder of “Brave Mamas” support group.
We are pausing this week to remember Natalie’s stillborn son, Samuel as well as all the other beautiful souls the world never got to meet.
When did you know you were done having kids? Was it an easy decision or are you still not sure?
Do dress codes disproportionately target girls? We talk about what these situations do to a girl’s self esteem, body image and life long messaging. We also discuss how to balance respect for authority with self respect
Carrie’s son, Nolan was born with a cleft palate and lip. She details her journey of finding out, working through limitations and how she fell in love with both of his smiles.
We speak with a genetic counselor on what prenatal tests are offered and what they mean.
Our short summer series featured quick hit topics that saves you time! A mom’s closet, sports, asking for help and when parents travel!
The laundry, kids clothes, meal planning. It all has to be done but sometimes these jobs disproportionately fall on mom. Natalie & Katie talk about why the mental load of being a managing mom is a lot some days!
Katie has some great tips for when you take your kids to the movies, why the show Sex/Life speaks to moms on a greater level, what dads are like on vacation
We are talking to a mom about her tips to travel for FREE with your kids!
What do you say when your child asks, “are you skinny, mommy?”
We talk with our licensed independent social worker, Mike (A Minute with Mike) about parenting in a world where love is love. How to create an accepting environment from a young age.
Liz joins us as a mom of two gay children. She discusses how they came out to her, her thoughts on the journey and advice to other parents navigating the same thing.
Fathers may be on to something. In this episode, we explore the things fathers do that moms can learn from.
Traveling with kids can really suck. We are getting tips from Katie who started her own Instagram account with travel tips: @katiestraveltricks
The secret to sleep training. We talk with Lauren Wolf, a certified infant and child sleep consultant and founder of Lolo Lullaby.
We are breaking down myth vs fact on a practice that is becoming more and more common in America…human trafficking.
Katie from the Eat Pretty Darling Instagram account talks about her 5 year old son’s diagnosis with Celiac Disease.
Our guest Katie runs the Instagram account, Eat Pretty Darling. She is talking to us about all the tips she has found along the way!
Katie & Natalie dish on all things Mom for this special Mother’s Day episode.
Welcome Amy! She is a mother of two and owner of Gold Fish swim school in Dayton. She is sharing tips about water safety and how to prevent your worst water nightmare.
Bullying and suicide continues to be a growing problem in our society. We are discussing what parents can do.
We talk with the creator of Jambo Book Club about the importance of building a diverse library for our kids
We continue our discussion with medical nutritionist, Mary Ruddick. She talks about some of the natural ways she helps her patients with secondary infertility.
A girl’s night out might be just what the doctor ordered in terms of keeping your hormones in line.
Sleep expert, Dr. Michelle Noel answers all of our questions about sleep!
Natalie had her baby! We talk about her rainbow baby birth after the stillbirth of her son in 2019
The focus is all on the baby after birth but what about mom? This week it’s registered dietitian and certified specialist in pediatric nutrition Kelli Pitrone. She tells us what we should be putting into our bodies after birth to help get “us” back.
Money! We are talking abut how to teach your kids about money, saving, spending and how to be a financially savvy adult.
Get your family eating healthier with these tips from a nationally recognized nutritionist.
A mother shares her incredible adoption story.
Since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, we thought we would dive into love, relationships and spicing it up a bit more.
For our first episode of season 2, we wanted to do something fun and different. So we asked YOU for questions and we answered them!
Let’s be honest, we are glad 2020 is gone. We look back on the year and look forward to another one.
Divorce can be bitter and co-parenting is not easy. We talk with Pam who sheds light on navigating the situation when things don’t end smoothly.
We are finding out what men really want for Christmas…and what they don’t wan
We’re a week into December now and while it isn’t ALWAYS about the gifts and shopping .. hey it’s 2020 and if ever there were a year to find ways to spark joy, this is it.
However your Thanksgiving looks this year, it will probably still involve food. We are getting great turkey tips and beyond from our friend and chef, Candace Rinke.
Can you have it all? This week we talk with professor, entrepreneur, and mother of 7, Karen Wonders about balancing it all. She started the non-profit organization Maple Tree Cancer Alliance.
They did everything together. Including a simultaneous cancer diagnosis
Teach me about boys. Natalie is having a baby boy and she has lots of questions for Katie! Disclaimer: this is just us talking. We know personalities vary and not all boys fall into the categories we talk about .
With a rich family history of breast cancer, she hoped it would skip her but deep down she knew her diagnosis would come. Nikki shares her incredible story of battling breast cancer and having a major and rare complication with her a double mastectomy surgery.
It’s truly never too late to become whoever you want to be. Fitness trainer and The Biggest Loser Trainer, Erica Lugo shares her fascinating story of weight loss and all the things she gained along the way.
Miscarriage and dreaming of what might have been for your family. It impacts 1 in 4 women.
Your thyroid is a very powerful gland. When it goes wonky, you can start feeling off.
Things we’ve both been hardcore judged for … and maybe a few things we’ve judged others for too. Let’s stop judging!
Divorce, co-parenting, and making it all actually work. It’s possible.
Pregnant again after miscarriage, stillbirth, or loss of your child. It’s an emotional ride packed with so many different emotions.
We are expanding! This episode we share some big news and our thoughts on it.
We know school looks different for everyone this year. In this episode, we talk with a teacher to discuss virtual learning, what’s it really like for teachers and what parents can do to help their kids be successful during this time.
When kids turn 18 many leave the house to head to college or start a job. This is great insight from our Licensed Independent Social Worker to prepare any parent for some top issues that happen with this age group.
8. Finding your YOU again
After kids many of us get stuck. We identify as only one thing: mom. This mom shares her transformation story of how she found herself again and her advice on what you can do too.
7. The monster that is postpartum depression
No one told you it was a possibility. How could the happiest time of your life be shadowed by dark thoughts and a lack of emotion? Sometimes it’s our turn to let you in. This is Katie’s story of taming the beast that is postpartum depression.
6. If you don’t know your Enneagram type, you’re missing out!
Executive life coach and certified Enneagram teacher, David Charpentier breaks down the personality types and explains how knowing them can help you parent better!
5. Intimacy in isolation
During any stressful situation topics like sex, intimacy, connection with our partner are not always top of mind, especially in chaotic situations. This episode we talk with a marriage/family counselor and sex therapist, Randi Levinson.
4. I’m losing my F&*%ing mind.
It’s okay not to be okay right now. If you are losing your mind, so are we! Our social worker is breaking down the mental health aspects of this once in a lifetime pandemic. Our Licensed Independent Social Worker, Mike gives us some tips!
3. Coping through crisis
Uncertainty and disappointment are common feelings as we navigate this pandemic. Tony Miltenberger helps us cope through the crisis.
2. Parenting and teaching through a pandemic
The world is changing everyday due to the pandemic. Parents have had to adjust every facet of their lives and in many cases become the teacher, overnight. Help is here! What you should know from a teacher.
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