Communication In Marriage & Husbands Next Door

To talk about communication in marriage we're joined by special guests: the husbands next door! They'll chime in as we describe each of our communication styles and tell tales of communication in marriage gone awry. Then, Erica and Kelsey share their tips for good marriage communication. Mentioned on the show:... Read more →


Errands & Your Grandfather's Windbreaker

"Does anybody else feel like they're in trouble at the post office?" We ask this important question as we discuss everything about errands! We talk errand strategies, which ones we love and loathe, and how to include (or not) kids on errands. We also have a special spring edition candle... Read more →


Book Club: How To Stop Time

What would it be like to live for years and years (and years and years)? We glimpse the possibilities as we discuss our winter book club pick, the novel How To Stop Time about love that spans centuries, by Matt Haig. Mentioned on the show: The Time Traveler's Wife Ming... Read more →


Kid Behavior & Chuck It Out The Window

Glorious when it's good, baffling and frustrating when it's not: today we're talking all about kid behavior. We talk about our parenting philosophies, what's going well, and what's challenging at each of our houses currently. Plus our favorite parenting resources. Mentioned on the show: Unruffled podcast Sticker charts Sand timers... Read more →


Cleaning Your Bathroom & Sparrow Bathing

This episode is sponsored by The Bali Market offering multi-purpose Turkish towels backed by a minimalist philosophy. Our listeners can get 20% off their purchase by using the code GIRLNEXTDOOR at checkout. Thank you so much for supporting the brands that support our show! S U R P R I... Read more →


Love Languages & Children Of The Corn

To celebrate this month of love we are chatting all about love languages. We share what love languages we speak, the ones our husbands speak, and whether we need an interpreter. Plus how love languages can be helpful in other areas of life. Things mentioned on the show: The 5... Read more →


Nuts And Bolts Of Writing & Nakedly Dashing

Although you might know us as podcasters, Erica and Kelsey are writers at heart and this year we are both writing nonfiction book proposals. On this episode we chat about how we started writing, what we’re working on now, and the nuts and bolts of getting words onto the page.... Read more →


Organization That Works & Closet I Spy

We each share three organization systems that are working really well for us right now, from school routines and incoming papers, to makeup and more. Plus we each share an area of our lives that needs some organization. Then join us as we have to show the other the messiest... Read more →


2019 Intentions & A Snow Conundrum

Welcome to the sixth season of The Girl Next Door Podcast! As we do every year, we're sharing our intentions and goals for the year. Erica's word for 2019 is LITTLE and Kelsey's is FLOURISH. Plus we record messages for our future selves to listen to at the end of... Read more →


2018 Wrap Up & Australian Us

Warning! At the beginning of the episode during our snack we discuss Santa and you might not want little ears to listen. But after that the coast is clear. With the end of the year approaching we reflect on 2018 and share our personal highlights plus the best books, movies,... Read more →