School Volunteering at Your Speed

We're taking the pressure and guilt out of being involved at your kids' school. We share the volunteers activities that weren't our favorite, the ones that were, and the lessons we learned. Plus we're giving you permission to say "no" when you want to and feel good about it. Mentioned... Read more →


Kids and Screen Time

Today we're digging into the seven-layer dip of parenting, also known as navigating screen time for kids. We share how our kids are using screens currently, how we evaluate media, and what's on our "nope" list. Plus we bravely look ahead to the teen years and think about we how... Read more →


Solo Parenting

Although we usually co-parent with our awesome spouses to co-parent with, we've raked up many solo-parenting hours as well. We're sharing the tips we've learned along the way and getting honest about our solo-parenting strengths and weaknesses. Plus what's the worst and also kind of the best about being the... Read more →


Clothing Kids

Today we're diving into the topic of clothing kids. Along the way we've got strong opinions, helpful tips for shopping and organizing, plus favorite brands to share. Mentioned on the show: Desert Sky ninja park Native brand shoes Hyfam elastic shoe laces Zappos Athletic Brewing non-alcoholic beer Connect with us... Read more →


Back To School

Even as we continue to navigate a pandemic we find joy in freshly sharpened pencils and the back to school season. We share what school looks like for us this year as homeschool and public school moms plus answer some listener questions. We touch on starting school as a new... Read more →


How To Make Dinner Not Suck

Whether it's because we're tired, trying to feed selective eaters, and/or some family members are under the table...sometimes dinner kind of sucks. We're sharing the dinner challenges we're currently facing as well as our tips for making dinner a little easier. Plus we help each other troubleshoot our most pressing... Read more →


Calm Parenting & Vacuuming Hour

Join us for a conversation about calm parenting – the kind of parenting we aspire to practice but it's not always easy. We chat about how calm parenting aligns (or not) with our personalities, what strategies we implement, and which situations test our patience the most. Mentioned on the show:... Read more →


School Update & Little Rollerblading Guys

We're sharing an update on how this very different school year is going for us. Erica is homeschooling her girls and Kelsey's boys are in an online program through a local charter school. We share the challenging, the pleasantly surprising, and our tips for making it work. Whatever school looks... Read more →


Favorite School Supplies & Hide Your Tape

No matter what school looks like for your family the joy of new school supplies can unite us all. We're sharing our favorite school supplies, recommendations for lunch boxes and backpacks, and what we're treating ourselves to for back to school. Mentioned on the show: Ticonderoga pencils Pencil sharpener Pip... Read more →