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Podcast by Gillian Nicole and Lauren Kelley

Podcast by Gillian Nicole and Lauren Kelley
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United States

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Podcast by Gillian Nicole and Lauren Kelley

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English


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Episode 11

4/18/2019
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Spring has sprung at For Grits and Giggles! Join Gillian and Lauren as they kick off their new season talking about how Spring has brought them both a sense of rejuvenation and healing. They share what a typical Spring looks like in a household of six or seven, what they do on Spring Break, and whether or not they take part in spring cleaning––we’ll give you a hint…no ;)

Duration:00:41:57

Episode 10 w/ Guest Darlene Rodrigo

4/5/2019
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Gillian and Lauren had the pleasure of sitting down with the producer of KOST 103.5’s “The Ellen K Show,” Darlene Rodrigo. You will be inspired by Darlene’s story of her life as an empath, professional and mother of two beautiful children, Bella and Little Bear (Alex). She retells the story of finding out that Bella had both Down’s Syndrome and Autism and gives us insight into how she has learned to cope and still find time to find joy. One of the best things to come out of this interview is...

Duration:01:17:44

Episode 9

4/4/2019
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If you missed the recent announcement on Facebook that Gillian and Lauren are kicking off spring with "lighter" episodes, full of rejuvenation then don't dismay. Episode 9 of For Grits & Giggles doesn't follow that trend just yet. We are wrapping up our winter season with an episode on the history of death and mourning. Yup, you heard that right! The girls wouldn't be the girls if they didn't mix it up and get weird on their listeners. Join them as they talk about an incredible article in...

Duration:01:05:03

Episode 8 - Part 4

3/15/2019
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On January 4, 2019, Gillian and Lauren had all eight kids in one house for an afternoon of podcasting. Interviewing two at a time, the ladies are able to hear from their children about what it was like to have a family that went through childhood cancer and learn from them how they cope best. The episode is broken down into four parts, to be released in succession. In Part 4, Gillian and Lauren interview their second oldest children, Penelope and Elizabeth. These two girls have walked away...

Duration:00:28:16

Episode 8 - Part 3

3/14/2019
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On January 4, 2019, Gillian and Lauren had all eight kids in one house for an afternoon of podcasting. Interviewing two at a time, the ladies are able to hear from their children about what it was like to have a family that went through childhood cancer and learn from them how they cope best. The episode is broken down into four parts, to be released in succession. In Part 3, Gillian and Lauren interview their two youngest children, Zoey and Violet. Zoey is a childhood cancer sibling to...

Duration:00:28:02

Episode 8 - Part 2

3/8/2019
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On January 4, 2019, Gillian and Lauren had all eight kids in one house for an afternoon of podcasting. Interviewing two at a time, the ladies are able to hear from their children about what it was like to have a family that went through childhood cancer and learn from them how they cope best. The episode is broken down into four parts, to be released in succession. In Part 2, Gillian and Lauren interview their two younger sons, Greyson and Jonah. It's clear that Jonah loves to talk, but is...

Duration:00:33:14

Episode 8-Part 1

3/8/2019
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On January 4, 2019, Gillian and Lauren had all eight kids in one house for an afternoon of podcasting. Interviewing two at a time, the ladies are able to hear from their children about what it was like to have a family that went through childhood cancer and learn from them how they cope best. The episode is broken down into four parts, to be released in succession. In Part 1, Gillian and Lauren interview their two eldest children, Harrison and Micah. These two 12 year old boys are about more...

Duration:00:45:03

Episode 7

2/21/2019
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Gillian & Lauren are getting heavy this week folks...not that they haven't been already! Join the girls as the discuss the differences between PTSD and Complex PTSD. They discuss how facing a life with childhood cancer is the furthest thing from "okay". They are learning how to manage their triggers and unexpected emotions, face dissociation and flashbacks, and talk down their feeling of helplessness, shame, guilt, detachment and isolation. They wanted to share the nitty gritty of their...

Duration:01:12:33

Episode 6 w/ guest Vinny Fasline

2/7/2019
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Join Gillian & Lauren in welcoming their second guest, comedian Vinny Fasline! Vinny, who grew up in Ohio and Pennsylvania is a teenage brain tumor survivor, and has turned his life experiences into a career of making people laugh and smile. The girls don't mince words as they dive into tough subjects like divorce, bankruptcy and brain surgery, but the conversation takes hilarious ADD fueled tangents on technical difficulties, love of soup (surprise-surprise..) how you eat a donut and lots...

Duration:01:21:11

Episode 5

1/24/2019
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Join Gillian and Lauren as they talk about the "V" word...you guessed it, vulnerability! If you played a drinking game with how many times we said the word vulnerable, we may not see you until the next episode, but don't let that deter you. The girls get real about what being vulnerable meant pre and post cancer, why they think people are afraid to be there and explore how even though it is the best way to connect to other human beings, it is still one of the hardest things to do. You will...

Duration:01:23:06

Episode 4

1/11/2019
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Join Gillian and Lauren as they talk about their lives as moms of medically fragile children, by using the word "journey" way more times than they should! Between the vacuum, the dogs barking and the kids coming home from school, Lauren and Gillian dive into the importance of self-care and trying not to feel guilty when you feel like you don't measure up. They are both trying to figure out the truth to the saying, "It's okay to not be okay," and encourage each other to give themselves grace....

Duration:01:22:34

Episode 3 w/ guest Elle Bolton

12/20/2018
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Join Gillian and Lauren as they host their first guest, the incredible Elle Bolton. Wife, mom, cancer-survivor, and co-founder of the pediatric cancer non-profit Cancer Fit, Elle shares how she has been able to see the light and the humor during her toughest times. Tune in to hear about how Elle and her husband figured out a support system through treatment, reached out to encourage others sexy velcro shoes, bathroom wiping issues, #doodads, and how our friendships have helped encourage us...

Duration:01:00:15

Episode 2

12/7/2018
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In our second episode (complete with second microphone!), join us as we share our hearts and stories about our dealings with cancer, mental health, wine dispensers, grief, mom life, and IV pole piñatas. There is nothing like a good text conversation to get you through the grit of life and we hope that sharing our friendship and coping mechanisms, you may know that you are never alone.

Duration:01:21:37

Episode 1 Part 2

10/26/2018
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In our very first episode of For Grits and Giggles, it is all about getting to know Lauren and Gillian. You will quickly learn why we get along so well and how our friendship came to be. We hope you enjoy the grits and giggles of the bond that two very special girls helped to create. Being the chatty gals that we are, we had a hard time cutting the first episode down. So we have split it into two episodes. We hope you enjoy. Thank you for coming along with us on our newest adventure!

Duration:00:37:37

Episode 1 Part 1

10/26/2018
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In our very first episode of For Grits and Giggles, it is all about getting to know Lauren and Gillian. You will quickly learn why we get along so well and how our friendship came to be. We hope you enjoy the grits and giggles of the bond that two very special girls helped to create. Being the chatty gals that we are, we had a hard time cutting the first episode down. So we have split it into two episodes. We hope you enjoy. Thank you for coming along with us on our newest adventure!

Duration:00:41:56