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Episode 10: Self-Care & Minding Your Own Damn Business This ish is about to get real, y’all.  On this episode, Debbie Jo and Kelly tackle self-care and personal care choices, and staying in your own damn lane. It’s not up to anyone else to tell you how to best take care of yourself or question your care choices. Why do so many people on the internet think they’ve earned some kind of magical medical degree just because they’ve read a few articles about your condition/illness/whatever? They don’t know what it’s like to be you. Even if they share… Read more Episode 10: Self-Care & Minding Your Own Damn Business

Episode 09: Accessibility & Guilty Pleasures On this episode the ladies interview Abbie Díaz, Director of Education at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum. Abbie has worked in thirteen museums and heritage sites across four states. Formerly in the field of Archaeology, Abbie has worked exclusively in museum education for the past five years. Abbie is on a mission to make museums and historical sites and, really, the world, more accessible to all people, regardless of their unique needs and limitations. Accessibility and inclusivity are her thing. Her battle cry is, “Museums are for everyone.” And she means everyone.… Read more Episode 09: Accessibility & Guilty Pleasures

Episode 08: Hoop Earrings & Rape Culture This week Debbie Jo and Kelly talk about straight f***ery in East Tennessee, where a high school teacher held a special meeting with female students to tell them about how they can expect to be respected or not be respected based on the clothing and accessories they wear. The ladies discuss the perpetuation of rape culture and their own experiences sexual assault and the struggle for women who must decide whether to report or not to report. Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault While graphic details are not shared, Kelly does… Read more Episode 08: Hoop Earrings & Rape Culture

Episode 07: Chocolate Sprinkles & Badassery On this week’s episode Debbie Jo and Kelly interview badass extraordinatire Marielle Evertsz of Keeping it Real Me: Life Coaching for Teen Girls. The ladies discuss antiquated Dutch traditions, the magical delight of chocolate sprinkles on toast, (Hagelslag for those in the know) and the enormous stress and pressure that teens and young women find themselves living under these days. The world is more accessible than ever in the age of social media and the internet — this can be both a blessing and a curse. Marielle was the… Read more Episode 07: Chocolate Sprinkles & Badassery

Take a Break but Don’t Quit.

Brain: No. Don’t do that thing you feel like it’s important to do. It will be fine. The world won’t stop spinning.

Also brain: You should feel horrible about not doing that thing! Now everyone is going to be disappointed in you and they’ll never want to read your blog again!