Best Spouse/Worst Spouse

We bring our best and sometimes most annoying selves to our marriages. In honor of our upcoming wedding anniversaries in April, we share best spouse/worst spouse qualities for ourselves and the husbands next door. Mentioned on the show: Bluetooth headband Nothing Much Happens podcast Bombas low-cut no show socks Connect... Read more →


Friendship During A Pandemic

Gosh we miss seeing our friends! In this episode we talk about what friendship during a pandemic has looked like for us. Plus we talk about holiday traditions we have with friends and what those will look like this year. Mentioned on the show: Friendship Landscapes (our previous episode on... Read more →


Household Division Of Labor

In every household there's plenty of work to go around. We chat about what the breakdown looks like in our relationships: the tasks on each of our plates, how we communicate about the division of labor, and which chores we wish we could outsource forever. In Obsessions Kelsey is obsessed... Read more →


Kid Birthdays & Rogue Sidewalk Maintenance

We tackle a subject you've requested and that we have strong thoughts on: kid birthdays! We go down the memory lane of our birthday celebrations growing up, share honest opinions on hosting and attending kid birthdays, and share tips for making birthdays less stressful. No ponies were made to dress... Read more →


Siblings & Inside Jokes

This episode is sponsored by Destinations with Character, a travel agency with extensive experience planning family friendly vacations including Disney destinations and cruises. Let travel agent Maryanne Walsh plan your next family vacation at no additional cost to you. You can find Destinations with Character on Facebook and Instagram, and... Read more →


Mental Health & More Firm Bottoms

Support for the podcast comes from iheartsedona, a three bedroom, three bathroom vacation rental in beautiful Sedona, Arizona where we have loved staying over the years. Find pictures and prices at www.iheartsedona.com. Mention The Girl Next Door Podcast when inquiring about your next vacation for 10% off your stay. Thank... Read more →


Wisdom In Your 30s & Strong Nut Opinions

*Unfortunately there's some audio distortion around the 8:50 timestamp so we wanted to make you aware We share the sage wisdom we've learned being 30-somethings. Plus the advice we'd give our 20 year old selves and how we feel about getting closer to the big 4-0. Mentioned on the show:... Read more →


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 →


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 →