Melanie talks with KariAnne Wood, the DIY expert behind the award-winning lifestyle blog, Thistlewood Farms, and the author of So Close to Amazing. They share their pancake-making fails, talk about smiling at strangers, and how they can embrace imperfection. KariAnne is fun and funny, so listen in, and lighten up!
Melanie talks with Jeannie Cunnion, author of Parenting the Wholehearted Child and a brand new book, Mom Set Free, about how they chose their kids' names, not having to prove anything, why they put so much pressure on themselves to parent perfectly, and also a fun Somebody Posted This on Facebook segment involving hilarious historical words. If parenting is stressing you out, Jeannie wants to help, so listen in, and lighten up!
Melanie talks with Lisa Lloyd, a professional actress and author of Chasing Famous: Living the Life You’ve Always Auditioned For. They talk about how they overanalyze everything they say in conversations, their issues with people pleasing, and Lisa also shares about healing after her abortion. She tells a funny story about trying to give her book Chasing Famous to an actual famous person, and for all you Bachelorette lovers out there, Lisa explains why she thinks the Bachelorette chose wrong.
Melanie talks with Leslie Klipsch, author of Mama Bear's Manifesto and cohost of the Mama Bear Dares podcast. Whether you have kids or you love on some kids around you, she is going to talk about how to identify your rumble. What is it in the world that makes you mad? What keeps you up at night? Where do you want to spend your mama bear energy? Grrr. They also discuss their opinions on RompHims, flossers, gender reveal parties, and which Schuyler sister they think they'd be.
Melanie talks with Kari Sowers, owner of Manifest Collab and the Manifest Collab+Create Podcast about important things like how Kari multitasks in the shower, Melanie's toilet-cleaning saga of woe, and their inability to Vox. And Kari offers great advice on lightening up, saying, "Own your own priorities,” so listen in, and lighten up!