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Episode 57: Becoming A Mom Boss

Becoming your own boss can be both awesome and overwhelming; sometimes it’s hard to know where to start and how to improve as you go. In Episode 57, Christine and Asha talk about and share Christine’s interview with Nicole Feliciano, fashion industry veteran turned online media rock star, blogger (MomTrends.com), and author of the new book Mom Boss – a start-up manual for mom entrepreneurs. In this candid interview, Nicole and Christine talk about mom […]

Episode 56: Letting Go + Making Leaps

Change can be hard and scary — the uncertainty, the letting go of security, the need to trust in the act of trying. In Episode 56, Christine and Asha talk about and share Christine’s interview with actor Dr. Ken Jeong (of The Hangover and Dr. Ken fame) about making leaps. In this candid interview, Jeong shares about leaving medicine for acting, dealing with fear of failure and other people’s expectations, letting go of control, how […]

Episode 55: Work-At-Home Productivity Hacks

Thanks to technology, so many more people work at home — either partially or fully. In Episode 55, Christine and Asha respond to a letter from a listener who is struggling with the day-to-day pressures of being a work-at-home parent. They share 9 tips to cope with the need to get stuff done and the constant (read: exhausting) mental juggle required to flip between work mode, home mode, and parent mode. Click “play” above to […]

Episode 54: De-Stress Your Halloween [Rebroadcast]

Halloween is supposed to be fun, but the details can result in stress and grumpiness for parents. In Episode 54, Christine and Asha talk about what their kids are planning on for Halloween this year followed by a rebroadcast of the 7 (still totally relevant) tips they shared last year for how to de-stress your Halloween. Click “play” above to listen. If the player isn’t visible, listen directly at SoundCloud.com, or use a podcast app […]

Episode 53: Podcasts In Our Playlist Right Now

The podcast world has exploded in the last couple of years (thank you, Serial), with content that spans news, professional or personal development, and pure candy. In Episode 53, Christine and Asha share about 13 great podcasts that are loaded up in their playlists right now. Click “play” above to listen. If the player isn’t visible, listen directly at SoundCloud.com, or use a podcast app on your phone or tablet. Not sure how? Click here […]

Episode 52: Navigating New Parenthood

It’s 100% true that parenthood changes everything; the irony that one of life’s biggest responsibilities comes with no manual is not lost on us! In Episode 52, Christine and Asha respond to a listener looking for advice on how to navigate new parenthood, offering 8 ideas spanning the practical and also how to find joy in the process. Click “play” above to listen. If the player isn’t visible, listen directly at SoundCloud.com, or use a podcast […]