The Impossible Job

   

 

A podcast about the misadventures in parenting. A look into different families, different styles of parenting, and how every parent ultimately has the same goal…to not raise jerks!  (Updated every other Thursday)

Podcasts

Episode 216 – Best of…& A Summer Break

I wanted to take a look back at a few of my favorite episodes. Some are funny, some are more serious, and some just have wise words that I think we could hear again. This is the

Episode 215 – Birthday Parties & November Cake.

I talk with my guest about what birthday parties were like when we were kids vs. how our kids birthdays are now. I also realize i’m kind of a party pooper. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google

Episode 214 – Hair Everywhere & Peacocking

I talk to my sister this week about all our awesome hair styles when we were younger and the status of our hair now. We also talk about the battle of maintaining our children’s hair and the

Episode 213 – Postpartum Depression w/ LCSW Alison Sullivan

My guest this week is LCSW Alison Sullivan from Alison Sullivan and Associates. We talk about the difference between Postpartum Depression and the “Baby Blues”. We also talk about some risk factors and common symptoms to be

Episode 212 – Potty Training & Yoga Craziness

I talk with my guest this week about the ups and downs of potty training. **Spoiler alert** There’s a lot of Sh*t involved! Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play

Episode 211 – Raising a Transgender Child & Transition

This week I talk with Krista, who is a mother of 5. Krista shares her story about the night her daughter came to her and said she could no longer be a boy. Krista talks about what

Episode 210 – Gestational Diabetes & Moming Up

This week my guest is my friend Megan, who I’ve known since 4th grade! We talk a little bit on her joining the mom club and a lot a bit on her Gestational Diabetes while she was

Episode 209 – Foster Care w/ Spotsylvania County RAFFT

This week I had the opportunity to talk with a few of the wonderful women who work for Spotsylvania County RAFFT– Resource Adoptive Foster Families Team. We talked about some of the in and outs of the foster

Episode 208 – How Many Kids? & Yard Vomit.

My sister and I talk about our number. No, not that number! The number of kids we planned on having and the number we ended up with. We ask ourselves, when do you know you’re done having

Episode 207 – Resolutions & Office Reruns

Do you make a New Years resolutions? Is it a new year year, new you? My friend Jessica is back on the show! We talk about our holiday and what we did for New Years. Hint Hint-

Episode 206 – Celebrations and Rituals w/ Jenny Rosenstrach

For the last episode of 2018 I talk with Jenny Rosenstrach! She is the creator of the website Dinner: A Love Story, and author of 3 amazing cookbooks. Jenny and I talked about her 3 books, how

Episode 205 – Sickness & Snotty Origami

Its cold and flu season! I talk to my sister this week about how we handle all the tissues, boogers, and barf our kids throw at us. Wash your hands and get your flu shots people! Subscribe:

Episode 205 – Friendships & Mini Cesspools

Drum roll please……This weeks guest is Avery LaBelle aka my husband. We talk about how easy it was to make friends when we were younger and why it’s so hard to make and keep friends as adults

Episode 204 – Halloween & Sexy Candy Bars

It’s going to be Halloween soon! Do you have your costumes all picked out? I talk with my guest this week about trick or treating as kids and as adults, costumes, pumpkin patches, and all things fall.

Episode 203 – Social Media w/Anna Macfarlane & Saving up Farts

This week My guest is Anna Macfarlane, Social media marketing expert and the founder of  @KidsAreTheWorst. We talk about where she finds her inspiration, how parenting is the worst and best, and her social media and internet guides

Episode 202 – The Tooth Fairy & Serial Killers

I talk to my guest Jessica about The Tooth Fairy this week. We talked about what her going rate is these days and how we felt when teeth first started falling out of our babies heads. Subscribe:

Episode 201 – Back to School and Blank Checks

It’s Season 2!!! We’re back and kicking the new season off with the most wonderful time of the year! Back to School! Unless you’re like me and sending your baby off to their very first day of

Episode 112 – Vacations and Eating Our Weight in Cheese.

For the final episode of the season I talk with my guest Laura, about the shit storm we call family vacations. We discuss what our dream vacations look like with and without our children, and what we

Episode 111 – Cooking and Dinner Time Battles

This week I talk with my guest about cooking for and with our kids, and the slow mental breakdown we go through when our kids ask us for endless snacks. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play

Episode 110 – Dealing w/ Illness and The Story of Brave Alivienne

Knowing what to do and say when you or someone you know has a child dealing with a serious illness can be really hard. This week I talk with my cousin who’s daughter was diagnosed with cancer.