Silver Linings with Rachel Pally
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Rachel Pally is here to talk about some of the things the pandemic has brought out of motherhood so far. In scary and unsure times, supportive mommy text chains are a lifeline! And while moms and children alike are absorbing Covid anxieties, Rachel reflects on the silver lining that is more time with the little ones.

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Jamie Otis and Doug Hehner
Ep. 104 Transracial Adoption, Miscarriage, and Rainbow Babies with Jamie’s Girlfran, Jeena Wilder!
We are super excited to share this raw and very vulnerable conversation we were able to have with Jeena Wilder. She’s not only a mama to 4 kiddos, but she is an ultimate boss babe! Her family is truly the modern all American family and it is so inspiring! She absolutely radiates positivity over on IG! Jeena and her hubby are an interracial couple with four beautiful children; one adopted and the others biological, but alllll loved the same!    5:59 - Jeena shares about life right now and also shares some exciting news! 15:12 - Jeena shares about the difficulties of going through a miscarriage as well as getting pregnant during the pandemic.  18:06 - Doug asks, with the pandemic going on, is your birth plan different than when you had your other children?  25:08 - Jeena shares about a time when someone questioned in front of her children if she was her daughter’s mother.   29:43 - Doug asks, how did you bridge the conversation or did you and your husband prepare for the day you had to give that talk?  39:56 - Jamie asks, when people say that their children are too young to talk about race or they don’t see color, what is your response? 43:41 - Jamie asks, if I am a momma, white, black, gray, yellow, whatever and I want to teach my kid about racism, what are some steps that I could take to ensure that my child is growing up with more of an open mind? 47:16 - Doug asks, as far as raising your children, is being Haitian part of raising them as well?  49:01 - Jamie asks, I want to clarify for those listening, so you have 2 biracial kids that you birthed and then you have your daughter who you adopted at the age 2 ½ or so? Is that right? 49:51 - Jamie asks, what brought your daughter to your family? What’s her story?  53:56 - Jamie asks, what is the biggest challenge you have had to face since adopting your daughter because as you know I am really interested! 59:00 - Jeena encourages Jamie and Doug that it is important to understand that adoption is not for everyone, but if you are considering things, she encourages you to look into fostering.     Check back next Friday for another fantastic episode! Wash your hands and wear the dang mask :)   Jeena’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jeenawilder/   And thank you to our sponsors:   Sweaty Betty - Because you deserve to look amazing before, during and after your workout, go to SweatyBetty.com/HMCP and use our code HMCP at checkout to get 20% off your purchase.   March of Dimes - January is birth defects prevention month. Some birth defects are preventable and there are steps one can take to minimize the likelihood of your child being born with birth defects. They include: Protect yourself from COVID-19 Be sure to take 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid every day Get a pre-pregnancy checkup Stay up-to-date on vaccines Before you get pregnant, try to reach a healthy weight Avoid substances that are harmful during pregnancy   Learn more at: marchofdimes.org/birthdefects & https://www.marchofdimes.org/complications/january-is-national-birth-defects-prevention-month.aspx   Moshi App - Download the Moshi app on App Store or Google Play Store and get access to a 1 week free trial of Moshi Premium! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew
Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew
Shawn Johnson + Andrew East
48 Our 2021 Goals
Today, in episode 48 of Couple Things with Shawn and Andrew, we talk about our goals for 2021. A few topics we cover: How we make them  Why we think it is important What our big goals for 2020 were What did we hit? And what did we miss? What our big goals for 2021 are If you haven’t yet, please rate Couple Things and subscribe to hear more. Follow us on Instagram to keep the conversation going at https://www.instagram.com/couplethingspod. And if you have suggestions/recommendations for the show, send us your ideas in a video format – we might just choose yours! Email us at couplethingspod@gmail.com. ––– We’re supported by the following companies we love! Make sure to check them out using our links below. Care/of ▶  Try Care/of with 50% off your first order at https://TakeCareOf.com and enter the code COUPLETHINGS50. Zola ▶ Go to https://zola.com/couplethings and use the promo code SAVE50 to get 50% off of your Save the Dates! Releifband ▶ Head over to https://reliefband.com and use the promo code EASTFAM to received 20% plus FREE shipping and a no questions asked 30-day money-back guarantee! Stay in touch! FAN MAIL ADDRESS: Shawn and Andrew East 750 N San Vicente Blvd., East Tower, 11th Floor, Los Angles, CA 90069 Follow My Instagram ▶ http://www.instagram.com/ShawnJohnson Like the Facebook page! ▶ http://www.facebook.com/ShawnJohnson Follow My Twitter ▶ http://www.twitter.com/ShawnJohnson Snapchat! ▶ @ShawneyJ Follow AndrewsTwitter ▶ http://www.twitter.com/AndrewDEast Follow My Instagram ▶ http://www.instagram.com/AndrewDEast Like the Facebook page! ▶ http://www.facebook.com/AndrewDEast Snapchat! ▶ @AndrewDEast
36 min
Be There in Five
Be There in Five
Kate Kennedy
I Just Believe in Parties!
This week, Kate couldn’t help but wonder if influencers who refuse to acknowledge issues important to their following are perhaps still hung up on that time Samantha Jones (RIP) said she doesn't believe in the Republican or Democratic party, she just believes in parties!!! This episode (outside of comparing influencers that are unwilling to engage in substantive discussions to decorative cocktail napkins) is a mostly serious stream of consciousness about the discussion surrounding influencers' responses to the attempted coup that took place at the US Capitol January 6th. Similar to previous episodes surrounding COVID and social injustice, Kate details how she approaches politically adjacent topics as both an influencer and observer, talks about what she (and other listeners) have said they think are non-negotiables, explores the nuance of how and why people choose not to engage, the implications of not doing so, and the importance of consistency in values-driven content going forward. There's probably an Emily in Paris or Turtle Freak Lane rant in there somewhere too? She can't help herself. Enjoy!   Support our sponsors: Get 10% off your first month by visiting BetterHelp.com/bethereinfive and join over 1 million people taking charge of their mental health.   ButcherBox is offering new members their Ultimate Keto Bundle when you sign up today. That includes one pork butt, 2 lbs of ground beef and 3 lbs of bone-in chicken thighs for free in the first box by going to ButcherBox.com/BETHEREINFIVE  Become a member today by going to Feals.com/bethereinfive and you'll get 50% off your first order with free shipping.  Ritual is offering my listeners 10% off during your first 3 months. Visit ritual.com/BETHEREINFIVE to start your Ritual today. Accounts mentioned: @celisiastanton @danielleprescod @tiffanyturnermoon @poorlittleitgirl @lindsaytempleton @thegoodcarmablog @emilyinyourphone @sharonsaysso Anti-racism resources: https://www.plu.edu/.../12/resources-on-white-privilege.pdf https://www.dismantlecollective.org/resources/ https://docs.google.com/.../1PrAq4iBNb4nVI.../mobilebasic... https://docs.google.com/.../1BRlF2.../mobilebasic... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MYHBrJIIFU https://www.instagram.com/p/CA3AoUQHiV9/?igshid=swc5yw4qt1ev https://instagram.com/progressivejews?igshid=1er3r2j6aevp8 Mashup: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4pT_TFXPw4
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