Danielle is telling all about trying to care for four kids. Chaos, chaos, and more chaos! Our spawn now outnumber us and it’s messy, out of control, and the furthest thing from quiet. There are plenty of lessons to be learned about trying to parent four kids. Things rarely go according to plan, the floors are always sticky, toys are almost always on the floor, cleaning never ends, and we never leave on time, but we wouldn’t have it any other way.
Danielle reveals some of her feelings about giving their newest son “Little Jerry” formula during his first 48 hours of life. Listen in on how she processed it and deals with the unexpected feelings surrounding her feeding choices.
Danielle is talking about burnout, specifically mommy burnout. This is a real thing. This doesn’t fall into the category of a mood disorders, but the antidote can be the same! That’s in the form of self-care.
This week Danielle is talking about perinatal and postpartum depression and mood disorders. She has always struggled on and off over the years with depression, but this time it hit her like a ton of bricks. She reveals just what it’s been like leading up to making the decision to take antidepressants and what postpartum life has been like this time.
Here’s a link to Danielle’s story about dealing with a perinatal mood disorder. Sometimes you don’t realize that depression is stealing your joy
This week Danielle is talking about the birth of all her kids. Don’t worry we’re not getting graphic! It’s just a fun trip down memory lane of how we became parents and decisions that Danielle decided to make for each birth.
Danielle is back on the podcast train! We’re hoping to get back on the every other week podcast schedule. There has been so much change in our household with the welcoming of our newest addition. We not only had a child, but we also have the reactions of all the children and how they’ve adjusted to new life with four!
This week we’re talking about New Year’s Resolutions and our one word theme of the year. For those that have been following us it’s not surprising that Jerry is anti-arbitrary dates for jumping into resolutions.
This episode Danielle is flying solo talking about all the things she’s thankful for this year.
In case you haven’t heard baby #4 is on the way and a good pregnancy definitely made the list!
We’re talking about the rush around today aka trying to leave the house on time, and let’s just say the ideal morning may be a pipe dream for us.
We also received our first voice memo from our good friend Ana!
Being away from your kids can make you feel like you're missing out. In this episode we tackle the mom guilt. Is it real? Is it manufactured? What can you do to put things into perspective? Hear what we have to say about it
Vacations with kids are nothing like they used to be! We take a trip down memory lane and hear about our fond vacation memories as kids. It's a trip!
Traveling with kids is a challenge. Danielle gives you her best tips about flying with kids, and we talk about our plans for summer.
This week we bring you a late Father's Day edition of Have Kids They Said where I ask Jerry about being a dad and what has influenced his parenting. He brings you answers in very honest and typical "Jerry fashion."
This week we had the pleasure of interviewing Amy DiMeo. Her son Caiden was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 15 months. We talked to her about Caiden's journey from diagnosis to treatment and it has been a journey. The truth of it all is she is convicted to not only find answers, but keep God with her through it all.
This week we're talking about keeping love alive once you have kids. It's not easy! Kids require a lot of attention, but we hope you tune in to hear our tips and tricks about keeping your marriage afloat.
Do you post photos of your kids on social media? We do! But there are reasons not to. In this episode we discuss why we've decided to post photos of our kids.