June 13, 2019

Empty Nest Diaries

Today we are talking about our struggles and efforts in our empty nest adjustment. And how sometimes, the bigger the light, the better the view.

Today we are talking about our messed up relationship with food.

"See, this parenting thing, it shouldn't be hard. It can't be. It has got to be joyful. There are too many landmines awaiting your child that will be difficult. You want them to know that the light you carry together cannot, and will not, be dimmed by such woes, or disappointments. Curating this spiritual connection, keeping that light shining brightly on the most overcast of days, this is the mighty task, and joy, available to you as a parent. Let it shine!

May 8, 2019

What Triggers Us

Today we are chatting about the people, places and things that trigger us, why they might, and what it means.

April 24, 2019


Today we are talking about "Angst," a documentary about anxiety in kids and young adults. John did the Q&A after a couple of recent screenings and has some interesting, hopeful takeaways.

Today we are unpacking why the prospect of "adulthood" might not engender joy and hope and energy in our kiddos.

April 10, 2019

Vision Boarding 101

We made vision boards! Today we are talking about how we did it and what we learned. We were both enlightened and inspired. Even reluctant vision boarding pays off.

In this brief episode, John takes a few minutes to help you navigate your college admission results.

Today we are talking to one of our favorite people, Georgia, a high school senior. She shares her thoughts and experience with the college selection process and how she sees the future.

Today we talk about Operation Varsity Blues, the investigation into wealthy parents illegally buying admission to elite colleges for their children. What's most remarkable is how unremarkable this all is. We also touch on the broader lessons to learn here about goodness of fit and how easily losing can be disguised as winning. #operationvarsityblues #collegeadmissions #collegeadmissionscheatingscandal #ivyleague #felicityhuffman #loriloughlin

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