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Episode 19

7/24/2019
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Episode 19 - We talk about Trunk Club some more, The People Vs. OJ Simpson, Toy Story 4, and some back to school dreams.

Duration:00:37:27

Episode 18

7/2/2019
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Episode 18 - We discuss summer, travel, a little tv, swimsuits, and conferences. Tim Elmore https://www.amazon.com/Tim-Elmore/e/B003Z4FUJ4 Outlander https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3006802/ Southeast Swimwear https://www.southeastswimwear.com AMLE Code https://www.amle.org $50 off A19E5

Duration:00:55:45

Episode 17

6/6/2019
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Episode 17 - We apologize for the long delay, Melissa talks about her focus group experience and a trip to Chicago. We talk about a school trip to D.C. Sam’s review of the weighted blanket, and Annie F. Downs's Summer of Enneagram. Holderness Family “Maycember” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5ceQJLRp6w Meet the Radkes https://www.usanetwork.com/theradkes/videos https://www.amazon.com/Eat-Cake-Brave-Melissa-Radke/dp/1538712164 Weighted Blanket...

Duration:00:49:13

Episode 16

3/22/2019
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Episode 16 - #MarchMadness y’all. We have Chelsea’s amazing hubby, BJ guest starring to talk basketball with us. He teaches us all things of what to look forward to this year. There’s also another amazing tooth story that Chelsea shares. Zion Williamson shoe incident https://youtu.be/2z7SZwU33ng Work Productivity during March madness https://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/ncaa-march-madness-to-cost-employers-13-3b-in-lost-productivity-firm-says The Last Arrow: Save Nothing For the Next Life by...

Duration:00:41:08

Episode 15

2/20/2019
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Episode 15 - We catch up! Bahamas, Lysa TerKeurst, AMLE, and just what’s happening in our lives. As always please rate and review. It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way by Lysa TerKeurst https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07BB5R38P/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 I Declare War by Levi Lusko https://www.amazon.com/Declare-War-Winning-Battle-Yourself/dp/0785220860/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1550702801&sr=1-1-spons&keywords=i+declare+war+levi+lusko&psc=1 Weighted Blanket...

Duration:00:47:29

Episode 14

1/27/2019
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Episode 14 - We are so fortunate to have Mt. Bethel’s Senior Pastor Dr. Jody Ray on with us to discuss his new book Pivot: Embracing the Moments That Change Your Destiny. All three of us have read his book and just loved what he had to say about hitting these pivot moments in our life and using these moments to move towards a positive direction. To purchase Pivot on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1544513941/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0 All proceeds of this book are going to...

Duration:00:52:36

Episode 13

12/18/2018
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Episode 13- This episode we talk about the approaching Christmas break, we discuss the SEC championship, the Atlanta sports curse, The Alice Network, how much work it takes to be a mom, and the importance of learning to fail in middle school. The Alice Network by Kate Quinn https://www.amazon.com/Alice-Network-Novel-Kate-Quinn/dp/0062654195 “Teaching Failure” by Miguel Gomez and Kalyn Niehoff...

Duration:00:37:55

Episode 12

11/29/2018
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Episode 12 - It’s that glorious time of year, and we have Allyson back on to help talk about all things Christmas. We laugh a ton as we discuss our favorite Christmas movies, traditions, and songs. Christmas Movies: Elf https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0319343/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0097958/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Love Actually https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0314331/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Home Alone https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099785/?ref_=nv_sr_1 The...

Duration:00:58:30

Episode 11

11/22/2018
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Episode 11 - We talk about our own Thanksgiving day traditions, our sadness that football is almost over, and then we discuss some of our thoughts on screen time within education and the importance of community surrounding adolescents. Middle School 2008 vs. 2018 https://www.waituntil8th.org/blog/2018/11/12/middle-school-misfortunes-then-and-now-one-teachers-take?fbclid=IwAR06Iq5E3lfitlWNzgF_WyYY2DRjAWePTkfN-kw25Iv_lf4R0SixkFfh-KU How Empowering Girls to Confront Conflict and Buck Perfection...

Duration:00:45:48

Episode 10

10/12/2018
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Episode 10 - We have our wonderfully hilarious friend Allyson on the podcast this week. We talk a whole lot about friendship, and have a conversation on hidden curriculum. Madea "Let them go" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTPzXwNVc9g&t=120s Alias Grace https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1034007/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 The Good Place https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4955642/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 "The Hidden Curriculum of Middle School"...

Duration:00:56:49

Episode 9

9/19/2018
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Episode 9 - This week we talk about road trips with kids, potty training, 3 things we couldn’t live without, music midtown, and weighted blankets. Please feel free to let us know which 3 things you’d pick off the list. 3 Day Potty Training by Lora Jensen https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00IU8Y0AA/ref=cm_sw_r_sms_awdb_t1_NTTOBb3VYRP94 YnM Weighted Blanket...

Duration:00:39:21

Episode 8

9/14/2018
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Episode 8 - We’re back with Chip Barber! We discuss the beginning of college football season, a little on other Atlanta sports and mascots, and we have a great conversation addressing some questions related to education.

Duration:00:54:47

Episode 7

8/22/2018
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Episode 7- We’re back! We discuss back to school, retreat, Taylor Swift, the Tooth Fairy 2.0, and what we’re reading, listening to, and watching. As promised here is a link to a video of Chip and Melissa playing some ping pong at retreat: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_Q2JCcyfgg All the things discussed: Abbadabba shoes (yes, that’s really their website domain 😂) https://www.coolshoes.com Unexpected by Christine Caine...

Duration:00:55:09

Episode 6

7/25/2018
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Episode 6 We have the one and only Chip Barber with us as we discuss the importance of students being known, why there are not more male teachers, being called to teach middle schoolers, our generation’s love of nostalgia, and just a ton of laughs. We also catch up on Chelsea’s foot, Sam’s trip to Indiana, and Melissa’s trip to Nashville. Golden Girls Action Figures https://www.nme.com/news/golden-girls-action-figures-comic-con-2357262 The Crown https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4786824/ House of...

Duration:00:53:39

Episode 5

7/18/2018
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Episode 5 - We catch up about the beach, the lake, Chelsea’s foot surgery, credit card fraud, and the Enneagram. -Enneagram https://www.yourenneagramcoach.com/p/dont-know-your-type https://www.enneagraminstitute.com Book: The Path Between Us: An Enneagram Journey to Healthy Relationships by Suzanne Stabile https://www.amazon.com/Path-Between-Us-Enneagram-Relationships-ebook/dp/B078T23LJB -Powder Pouch https://powderpouch.com/ -Handmaid’s Tale https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5834204/

Duration:00:41:32

Episode 4

7/4/2018
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Episode 4 - We discuss the World Cup, the tooth fairy, and what we’re currently reading this summer. Natural Disaster: I Cover Them, and I Am One by Ginger Zee https://www.amazon.com/Natural-Disaster-Cover-Them-One/dp/1484780426/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1530703637&sr=8-2&keywords=ginger+zee+natural+disaster+book Young Jane Young: A Novel by Gabrielle Zevin...

Duration:00:29:53

Episode 3

6/28/2018
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Episode 3 - We have our very first guest, Christina Cummings from Kidz2Leaders. Christina talks to us about Kidz2Leaders, Camp Hope, and how we can help. We also reveal a few of the comments from last week's What I Wish I'd Known As a First Year Teacher. Kidz2Leaders's Website : www.kidz2leaders.org FB and Insta is Kidz2Leaders Green Mellen Media https://www.greenmellenmedia.com/

Duration:00:57:14

Episode 2

6/19/2018
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Episode 2 - We discuss education/teaching, swimsuits, and tv, and what we wish we had known as first year teachers. Here are some links to some of the things we discussed in this episode: Education article we discuss: http://fox2now.com/2018/05/30/stop-bizarrely-lenient-attitude-toward-disciplining-children-teachers-open-letter-strikes-a-nerve/ Southeast Swimwear: https://www.southeastswimwear.com Handmaid's Tale: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5834204/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Last Tango in Halifax:...

Duration:00:49:20

Episode 1

6/12/2018
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Episode 1- We tell you who we are, how we met, why we're doing this, and what we wish we knew in middle school.

Duration:00:35:01