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E103 - Mental Health Checkup and Wrestling

Feb. 10, 2021

With the stress of being a busy mom of three, and the isolation of living solo especially during shutdown, we talk quite a bit about our anxiety and depression. This is a re-airing of a livestream event hosted by the Victims & Villains podcast.

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E98 - Christmas Questions for Your Forever Person

Dec. 23, 2020

Find out why Weens almost paid Mouse $2.99 per minute! So humiliating, hilarious, and ho ho inspiring. But first we catch up - faking it until we make it - about college classes, race, selfish kids, Julianne's songwriting,

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E95 - Muppets, Gilman, Green Day, East Bay Punk, Tattoos

Nov. 20, 2020

E95 - After a little quarantine talk, we do some happiness exercises and get right into some fun filmmaking memories. Julianne worked on "The Muppet Movie" and recalls a day shooting with Chris Cooper, stunt explosions and injuries, and what Brian...

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E94 - When is Horror Okay for Kids?

Nov. 12, 2020

E94 - Parenting does not come with a handbook. So when is it okay to let your kids watch horror movies? Joelle has two teenage sneaky boys interested in gruesome and gory, and one little girl fascinated by the occult. But being a mom who hates scary...

Guest: Don Adams
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E91 - Fix My Life Sis!

Oct. 9, 2020

What Would Weens Do? Parenting advice and more! Julianne has been staying with Joelle during quarantine and after a few weeks, has a new perspective on how her family operates. Knowing this, Mouse asks for advice to overhaul how the house runs...

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E90 - Grandma's Nuts

Sept. 27, 2020

Mom's in town so we sit down for some relationship questions, incriminating grandparent stories, hip and trendy celebrity impersonations, and hearty guffaws. Find out what nuts, tortoises, the Tucson desert, and bowls of blood have in common....

Guest: Joyce Carter
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E88 - Love Life and Dating Q&A

Sept. 1, 2020

Still stuck on the topic of online dating, Joelle talks Julianne into doing a funny Q & A to find out all about our love lives. First we catch up on 80’s tv, get advice from Alan Alda, and lament the air quality from the Northern California...

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E83 - Should I Homeschool?

July 21, 2020

During this quarantine shutdown time, many parents are faced with educational decisions for their kids including whether or not to homeschool. This is a conversation with Joelle's childhood friend Ali, a former teacher and homeschooler of five...

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E82 - Going Crazy, Near Death, Comedy & Celebrities

July 18, 2020

Anyone else going nuts? Julianne talks about the film industry shutdown and then Joelle tells a wild, near death story that happened to her and the kids, all started by being stuck at home and going sort of crazy. Ok, maybe that’s being...

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E81 - Teachers Back to School

July 9, 2020

After catching up with how our summer quarantine single-lives vs mom-lives are going, we jump into an insightful conversation with Jennifer Campbell Martin, a 20-year middle school teacher in Long Beach, California. We get an educator’s point of...

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E77 – Things Are Getting Hairy

May 9, 2020

Well, Joelle’s well broke and we hear about the stress as she watches her property’s plants slowly die, a special kind of torture for a gardener! And Julianne catches us up on her frustrating hair moment and hasty Corona cut.  We segue into...