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BIG GIRL PANTS is a podcast featuring raw discussions between two friends around the real-life challenges of raising kids, building careers, and staying healthy all while attempting to stay sane. It’s about cutting yourself some slack because we can’t be all things to everyone. April Melton and Kimberly Shapiro met while working together in the recruiting industry and instantly became friends. After many deep office discussions around the challenges of raising a family while working hard to build a career and trying to find the time to stay healthy, they realized that most women are struggling with the same things. They also realized, most feel isolated and completely alone as though every other woman on the planet has it together but them. This podcast is about empowerment! It’s about encouragement! It’s about uniting as women and lifting each other up. You are not alone. We are all in this together. April and Kimberly will talk about tips on staying healthy, balancing work and kids, managing your finances, and putting on your Big Girl Pants. This job of being a woman, isn’t for the faint of heart.We hope you join us!

BIG GIRL PANTS is a podcast featuring raw discussions between two friends around the real-life challenges of raising kids, building careers, and staying healthy all while attempting to stay sane. It’s about cutting yourself some slack because we can’t be all things to everyone. April Melton and Kimberly Shapiro met while working together in the recruiting industry and instantly became friends. After many deep office discussions around the challenges of raising a family while working hard to build a career and trying to find the time to stay healthy, they realized that most women are struggling with the same things. They also realized, most feel isolated and completely alone as though every other woman on the planet has it together but them. This podcast is about empowerment! It’s about encouragement! It’s about uniting as women and lifting each other up. You are not alone. We are all in this together. April and Kimberly will talk about tips on staying healthy, balancing work and kids, managing your finances, and putting on your Big Girl Pants. This job of being a woman, isn’t for the faint of heart.We hope you join us!
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BIG GIRL PANTS is a podcast featuring raw discussions between two friends around the real-life challenges of raising kids, building careers, and staying healthy all while attempting to stay sane. It’s about cutting yourself some slack because we can’t be all things to everyone. April Melton and Kimberly Shapiro met while working together in the recruiting industry and instantly became friends. After many deep office discussions around the challenges of raising a family while working hard to build a career and trying to find the time to stay healthy, they realized that most women are struggling with the same things. They also realized, most feel isolated and completely alone as though every other woman on the planet has it together but them. This podcast is about empowerment! It’s about encouragement! It’s about uniting as women and lifting each other up. You are not alone. We are all in this together. April and Kimberly will talk about tips on staying healthy, balancing work and kids, managing your finances, and putting on your Big Girl Pants. This job of being a woman, isn’t for the faint of heart.We hope you join us!

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English

Contact:

972-693-7616


Episodes

Episode 54 - Botox | Anti-Aging | Health & Wellness with Sherry Hasty, MedSpa Owner

9/3/2019
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Sherry Hasty is the Founder of Per Bella Sempre Med Spa and is a registered nurse with over 20 years in the cosmetic industry. She spent 5 years in Dermatology and 10 years in plastic surgeons’ offices working as a laser specialist and injecting fillers and Botox. In 2012, Sherry joined Medicis and Valient, a pharmaceutical firm as a medical trainer specializing in Restylane. She traveled throughout the US teaching physicians and nurses on proper injectable techniques. Along with her...

Duration:00:49:58

Episode 53 - The Truth About CBD Oil with Artistic Organics founder, Kellie Kauten

8/27/2019
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April and Kim, with guest Kellie Kauten of Artistic Organics - CBD Wellness discuss the truth about CBD Oil. They talk about the laws, the health benefits, the different strains, and what to look out for. I know you're curious! Hope you give us a listen. Kellie Kauten is the founder and CEO of Artistic Organics - CBD Wellness located in Frisco, TX. Her journey began the way many do; she studied hard in college, received a degree, and went into a successful corporate career. With that...

Duration:00:58:22

Episode 52 - CEO & Founder of SPA2U, Ada Lu - The Health Benefits of a Massage

8/21/2019
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This episode is an inspiring story of single mom who left her home, her family, and everything she knew to start over in a new country. Today, Ada Lu is an entrepreneur, CEO & Founder of SPA2U, a corporate massage firm. In this episode she shares her story, and the health benefits of getting massages. It's not just a luxury, it's a necessity!

Duration:00:36:03

Episode 51 - Cyber Security for dummies! The importance of Password Protection & More.

8/15/2019
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Join April and Kim as they talk with CISO (Chief Information Security Officer), Patrick Benoit to discuss the importance of password protection, data protection, and so much more. A true "for dummies" episode as Patrick makes the topic (and importance) of Cyber Security relatable to everyone.

Duration:00:59:50

Episode 50 - A year in review!

8/8/2019
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April & Kim recap the last year for the 50th episode. Curious about the topics covered and quests who have been on the show - this episode is for you.

Duration:00:54:39

Episode 49 - Gender Equality! Are we really equal?

7/30/2019
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April and Kimberly joined with gender equality enthusiast, Gian Franco discuss the biological, innate characteristics that define men and women. They dive into how societal norms are shifting, which in turn are impacting how we are evolving. Controversial discussions and certainly not all parties in agreement. What do you believe?

Duration:01:09:29

Episode 48 - The Drama Triangle & How it impacts your relationships with Amy Clark, Life Coach

7/17/2019
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Amy Clark is a Life Coach and Strategist specializing in helping women break through the limiting beliefs that are keeping them stuck, unlock their power so they can have unstoppable confidence and experience more intimacy and connection with their spouse. Amy is a certified Strategic Intervention Coach and has also worked as a social worker and counselor helping at risk kids and their families for the last 16 years. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/amyclark5 Instagram:...

Duration:01:05:05

Episode 47 - Bonus Episode - 12 min Update

7/17/2019
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What's happening in Kim and April's world? Quick 12 min. update!

Duration:00:12:45

Episode 46 - We discuss the gender pay gap...is it really all due to gender?

7/10/2019
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April and Kim keep the conversation going from Episode 45 - Women in business and the gender pay gap.

Duration:00:41:24

Episode 44 - Working with Recruiters & The Challenges of Women in Business with Rhonda Merchant

7/3/2019
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Thank you to Rhonda Merchant, Director of Talent Acquisition at Main Event. This episode is full of so much great information. We discuss what Recruiters look for from resumes to first impressions, the difference in third party recruiters and corporate recruiters, how to deal with difficult team members, and challenges for women in the workplace. We hope you enjoy! All About Rhonda: Rhonda Merchant is a recruitment marketer who leads, develops and manages high performing teams of talent...

Duration:01:02:42

Episode 43 - Just say NO! Struggle with saying NO? Listen to this podcast!

6/19/2019
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April and Kim talk about the power of the word NO, how to say it diplomatically, how to say it in general. Protecting your most precious commodity - TIME, is protecting yourself. Enjoy!

Duration:00:48:04

Episode 42 - Ryan Verver - Fitness guru and Trainer | Wanna get fit? Here's how!

6/13/2019
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Ryan Verver, April's long-time friend and personal trainer joins Big Girl Pants podcast. We discuss the importance of maintaining a healthy diet, bodybuilding, and how important lifting weights are for your overall health (yes...even over cardio). A great episode for anyone looking to get fit!

Duration:01:01:03

Episode 41 - What's next when you're a VP at 22! Mellat Shegre, VP of Products at Surfboard shares.

6/4/2019
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Mellat Shegre is a 22 year old Vice President of Products for the up-and-coming App, Surfboard. Episode 35 features the CEO of Surfboard, Herbod Bigvand. In that episode Herbod shares the Surfboard mission/vision and plans for world domination within the social media space. These two dynamic individuals just might do it and BGP is here to rally them on.

Duration:00:48:07

Episode 40 - Business Etiquette with Julie Wakefield of JW Etiquette

5/28/2019
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How many drinks should you REALLY have at that corporate event...and so much more discussed in this episode with Julie Wakefield. Julie Wakefield, a sought-after public speaker, is a Dallas-based business protocol and etiquette expert. She is certified by the Protocol School of Washington, a nationally accredited institution that is helping even the U.S. government to see improved job performance among federal employees. Julie also holds degrees in education and business. Early in her...

Duration:00:59:23

Episode 39 - Temptations & Time Management

5/22/2019
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April & Kim discuss how they handle everyday temptations and share time management tips.

Duration:00:42:30

Episode 38 - Happy Mother's Day!

5/13/2019
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Join us while April and Kim spend a morning with their mothers sharing the lessons learned, favorite memories, and other stories. This episode is dedicated to all the Mother's out there. Happy Mother's Day!

Duration:00:52:09

Episode 37 - Compete Everyday - every day is a competition. Are you ready?

5/7/2019
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Join us as we spend a morning with fellow podcaster (Compete Everyday Podcast), Public Speaker, and Entrepreneur, Jake Thompson. Jake's mission is to teach people how to compete every day and reach their full potential. Jake shares his success story and how success is open to anyone willing to play the game. About Jake: Every day is a competition. Are you ready to win yours? Hi, I’m Jake and I teach people to how to compete every day to reach their full potential.Through my experience as...

Duration:00:57:57

Episode 36 - He Actually Left. Now What? - with Guest/Author Jenna Whitehead

5/1/2019
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Join April & Kim with guest Jenna Whitehead as they dive deep into Jenna's book on dealing with divorce and finding and maintaining your identity outside of marriage and children. Here you are, facing a divorce you didn't ask for and did not want. Your husband has become a person you do not recognize, cold-hearted and distant. You have so many feelings and realizations, so many decisions to make and obstacles to overcome, as you go through the process of ending a marriage you had no...

Duration:01:09:19

Episode 35 - The true meaning of success and living a meaningful life with guest, Hirbod Bigvand

4/23/2019
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Hirbod Bigvand is a 24-year-old entrepreneur and founder of the app Surfboard, brand strategist, and TEDx speaker. Surfboard is a location based social media app that allows you to see what’s going on around you! 6 years ago, Hirbod didn't speak English, didn't know anyone but knew he was destined to own a business. Today, he's living his dream, and one of the wisest individuals we've had the pleasure of speaking with. We discuss the American educational system and how it’s failing our...

Duration:00:57:51

Episode 34 - Women and Money! Taking care of your financial future with Kasandra Vitacca Mitchell

4/9/2019
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With decades of experience educating young adults to retirees and everyone in between, Kasandra Vitacca Mitchell has developed a formula for success that will enable one to achieve a desired outcome in any area of life – health, wealth, personal relations, spirituality, etc. On a daily basis, one will finally grasp the illusive “happiness” we all seek. As a Financial Advisor for over a decade, Kasandra has helped thousands of people across America achieve financial security. Now, as a...

Duration:01:33:32