That's right! We're here to make quarantine fun! No time like the present we say! We have Disney+, Google Hangouts and all the empty calories we need to bunker down for a few weeks. Welcome to Messy Bun Girls. We're glad you're here!
It's here! We made it to 100 episodes! We are so excited to reach this milestone with you. Thank you, listeners, for being you and listening!
Ever look at old pictures of yourself (or your mom!) and think, "what were you thinking?" This week is like that but us. And not back then, but now. Ladies? What were we thinking?
Leap Year doesn't happen every day. Just another day in the life of mom, right? Wrong! Welcome to episode 98. We're glad you're here.
Sometimes motherhood is not glamorous. Sometimes it's not even what we signed up for and you know what? We keep on going. Welcome to episode 97, we're glad you're here.
Best and worst date nights. Plus a few tips for inspiration to spark some fun ideas for your next romantic evening.
Ain't nobody got it altogether and we're right there with you. Mothering is hard and the new born phase is right up there.
It's probably not what you think. Yeah, we throw in some of that typical stuff and our favorites. But, really, at the end of the day, what makes you beautiful?
Have you failed on your resolutions yet? Or maybe your hanging on. Either way, this episode is here to encourage you!
Welcome to Season 3! We have a lot of things to announce for the coming year. And also, our personal hopes and goals for the new year. And maybe a few other fun things thrown in there too. Glad to see you again and happy new year!
Continuing on with our Advent adventure...see what I did there? We're right smack dab in between lighting the Peace candle and the Joy candle. So, we're doing both! How will you find joy and peace this season?
Advent is full of so many fun traditions! We hope that this episode will help you discover, remember or find those traditions for your own family this season! Happy Advent, everyone!
Thanksgiving always brings gratitude to the forefront for us. We hope it does for you too. Take the time this week to say out loud all the things you're thankful for!
Thanks for sending in all of your responses! Keep 'em coming in 2020 when we hope to do several more of these things!
Meet Jamie! She has a pretty amazing story of adopting their son Charlie. Even if you're not an adoptive family or you're looking into it, this episode is for you!
Believe it or not, your words matter. And you would never allow someone to talk about your children the way you talk about yourself. This week's episode is all about the lies we tell ourselves and a few suggestions as to how to change that.
In this episode, we dive into all sorts of ways that nature can benefit our health! Join us with our guest this week, Allie Brandon!
So, for this week we took different personality tests and the results were...well, interesting. Who wants to find out which Disney princess we are?! Stay tuned!
Interested in becoming a foster care family? Not so much, but want to know more about it? This episode is for you either way! Meet Sarah. She's a Foster Mom Super Woman with stories to help us all understand the great need that's out there and ways for you to help.
This week is all about our weddings in honor of Lauren's 13th wedding anniversary. We talk good, we talk bad, we talk dove releases. Welcome to our story.
There are so many "best" ways to parent your children out there. We're here to call out the lies. This week is all about the lies we were told before becoming moms and the truths we know now.
Whether or not you rest as a matter of your religious beliefs or not, it's important. This episode is all about the importance of finding a regular day off and what it means to you and your family.
"Am I big or am I little?" "Am I a kid? Or am I a mommy?" These are just the simple questions our guest uses to connect to the kids she interacts with. This week, Jen Kendall gives us tools and language to help teach our kids how to interact with someone different.
Wife Appreciation Day is (apparently) a real thing. So, let's spread the word and take full advantage!
The kingdom of Heaven is like a treasure hidden in a field... What's your treasure? And what will it cost you? Today's episode is all about purpose, drive and what is worth living for.
Let's face it. It's possible that we could change our neighborhood starting with a simple act of kindness. This episode is all about finding those little moments to connect with each other.
This week was full of highs and lows. Whether joyful or tearful, we talk about our successes and failures and how we are defined by neither.
Back to school should be about the kids. But, let's be honest. It's about us. It's always about us...
Welcome Jen from Motherhood Understood. She's here to share her experience with postpartum depression and the online community she built to help other mamas just like her.
We may be late to the party on some of these, but here it is! Our Favorite Apps episode!
Summer. We're in the thick of it and you are too. Luckily, we have each other, right?
When we heard Crystal's story we just knew we wanted to have her on the show. Ladies, prepare yourself to be blown away by What Love Does.
Need game night ideas? We've got you covered! Here are just a few of our favorites.
Are you ready, guys? It's the episode Lauren has been waiting for. She's about to spend 30 minutes talking about books. Who else wants to dork out with us?
Welcome this week's guest Sophie Beya. Sophie is a single mama who, although she probably doesn't think so, is crushing motherhood. In this episode, Sohpie tells us her story and hands out all sorts of life lessons. This episode is super important, ya'll. Take a listen.
Happy Father's Day! Great gift ideas and hilarious anecdotes on men's boxers. You won't want to miss this one!
What's a postpartum doula you ask? So did we. Please welcome our guest this week as she shares with us her experience and how she wanted to help other mamas.
Once again, please welcome the husbands behind the messy buns! This year, our men came on to talk about married life and how they are trying to leave a legacy for our kids.
We love it when listeners ask us questions. And this weeks episode is just that! Thanks to Mia, here's our take on married life.
Happy Mother's Day! In honor of you and all moms, we've decided to have a little fun with the definition of mom today...and also the definition of Disney Princess...Enjoy!
Just a cute little thing for you to make you feel better about you maternal struggles...
Welcome guest and friend Kim Winnicki! This week, Kim talks with us about her son Liam, and their journey into their special needs diagnoses.
Gay Marriage, Napping and Santa...our kids asked all the hard questions all at the same time! Welcome and join us in our messy bun lives!
Welcome Katie Rössler, our newest guest and aspirational best friend. Listen in as she allows space in our lives for healthy and positive family connections!
Join us this week for some fun and unexpected turns into the world of aspiration vs reality. Let's get real ladies. Self care is a thing and we should be doing it.
Join us this week with our guest, Your Wife Host, Teresa McElroy of Shmanners!
Would you rather listen to two awesome ladies make fun of each other or listen to some other podcast...
Please welcome our guests this week, Alli and Latasha of IKR! IKR is a podcast for women by women and is associated with Crossroads Church in Cincinnati. We're so excited to have them with us!
You asked for it! Ask Us Anything is back with volume 2! Go ahead. Don't be shy. Ask us anything!
Welcome to this week's episode! Today, we can't pronouce dinosaur names and argue over which kids book will make us cry the hardest. Enjoy!
Join us as we talk to this week's guest, Bethany Orr. As always, we hope that this is a place where you can find encouragement and love.
It's Valentine's Day! You can either love it, like Josselyn, or be totally indifferent, like Lauren. We're not asking you to choose sides. Okay, yeah. Maybe we are...
Thanks for joining for another episode where things that bother me are more legit than things that bother you. Did I say that out loud?
Trouble with in-laws? Thanks to our listener questions this week, we've got a full episode for you on just this topic.
Today we recorded on Martin Luther King Jr. day. Dr. King still speaks truth: “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way”
Welcome back and thanks for joining us for Season 2! Let's kick this thing off right with a good ol' fashioned Best Friend Challenge. May the best friend win.
We're excited to launch our second season! Listen for free on iTunes, Spotify or pretty much wherever you get your podcasts and we'll be there!
Here's our Christmas present to you. Have a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year!
Welcome to the final episode of season 1! We've loved this past year with you and can't wait for season 2 in 2019. Merry Christmas, Listeners. Please enjoy our episode on Christmas faves.
Happy Thanksgiving! In this episode, Josselyn and Lauren talk about their holiday traditions. And, let's not forget the greatest Christmas movies of all time.
To Black Friday or Not to Black Friday? Is there really a question? Apparently, yes. This just in: Josselyn and Lauren disagree again.
Happy Veterans Day to you and to all the veterans in your life! Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Join us this week as we honor those that gave so much.
As Your Blonde Host says, "from the highs of Halloween to the lows of infertility," this episode is strangely filled with love and laughter.
This week's guest is exercise scientist Kaite Rude! We didn't even know that exercise was a science, and now we're feeling pretty smart.
Check it out! Josselyn and I agree on somethings! Here are some great book suggestions for you. Welcome to Book Club: Mommy Edition. Here are some of our favorite non-fiction books! Not everything could make it into our episode this week, so be sure to check out our show notes for our listener suggestions!
Please welcome this week's guest, Lisa Druxman. Lisa hosts The Empowered Mama podcast as well as the founder of Fit4Mom! Prepare yourself to bask in all the wisdom.
Seriously, anything! We love our listeners and we love your questions!
It's Fall! Woo-hoo! Come enjoy the crisp, glorious atmosphere with us! We'll all just revel in this season together, shall we?
Welcome to our guest Sarah Blight! Sarah co-wrote the book The War on Normal. It's a fantastic look inside our brains as moms and our post baby bodies, plus a few laughs to go with it. Also, varting. This episode was fun.
Who knew the birds and the bees talk would be so tough? Every other generation before us? That and much more in this weeks episode where we talk about talking to our kids about tough topics.
Whether you're yellow, blue or full on green, we've got you covered in grace and laughter this week. Check it out! It's episode 33: Captain Planet!
Welcome to Messy Bun Girls! This one's for all you dishwashers, taxi drivers, personal chefs stylists and shoppers. A.K.A. Moms. Welcome home, mamas.
Labor stories for Labor Day! Also, you can sign our made up petition to change Labor Day to be just another day to celebrate moms. We think it's important. Enjoy!
You guys asked for it! Be sure to check out our website for all the suggested family friendly recipes that we talk about in this episode. Bon appetit!
This episode is all about squeezing the most out of your day like a good, fresh juice and giving a full glass to your thirsty children. That analogy sucked. But you get the idea...
Who else is completely not ready for this? Join me, will you? We've nourished our children all their lives and yet somehow, this is a whole new feat...
Our back to school episode gave me the feels. Whether you're a veteran or this is your first rodeo, we're glad you're here!
To all you mamas out there. We see you. You're doing so awesome. Keep it up. You got this!
Doing life together...killing spiders for each other...it's all part of the same thing...
Let's lighten it up a bit this week shall we? Behold! Josselyn's unedited mastery of the English language. Hey, nobody's perfect, right?
This one's going to be a little different, folks, but we thought it was important. We are sharing our stories of loss and heartache around what is unfortunately a very common issue. It's a little longer because we felt like it was needed. We'll be back at you next week with something a little lighter. We promise.
Friends, you spoke and we listened. Here is a full episode of things not to say to anyone...ever. No seriously. Don't. Why are you still talking?
In this episode, we talk about the ridiculous "normal" aspects of motherhood. But, hey, what is "normal" anyway?
Huh, that's interesting. We have significantly less to say about Father's Day than we did about Mother's Day. I wonder why that is...
Well, summer is fun and full of out of town adventures. so we're off this week! But our darling husbands actually had enough to say last week to fill two shows! We're shocked. I think Marc has met his word quota for a few weeks now...
It's Happening! Our darling husbands join us on this Memorial Day show, and I don't know how you feel about it, but we had a blast! Thanks, husbands, for being our special guests. We think you're great.
We'll get there when we get there!!! Just kidding- we'll get there when we feel like it. Here's episode 18 or How To Not Go Insane In The Car.
In this episode we debate the serious things in life like do nuts belong in brownies? Or should a good friend even ask you to choose between Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings? Things get real...
It's Mother's Day! Celebrate us! Do it! Do it now!
Please welcome our first guest Madeleine Kohnen. Maddi is an awesome wife, mom of two, lover of rice (apparently) and author of the blog ThriveThrityOne. We're going to talk about date night...and all the things that go along with that...
Outdoor adventures with small humans, plus the quest to be green, natural, bicycling, fake fruit filled chewy granola moms.
This episode is all about finding function in intention. Hopefully, our latest chat will help you crush it when it comes to parenting and growing as a family!
Our expectations may be high, but reality hits hard when Mexico throws up in your kitchen.
A weekend full of eggs, laundry, and apparently emotionally suppressed feelings about childhood family traditions. It's a fun ride this week, guys!
Love Languages, and more talk about "napping." This one's a great one to listen to with the husband!
Welcome to episode 9 where we prove beyond a doubt that either our kids are crazy or we are. Or both. Maybe both.
In this episode, all cards are on the table. We talk house rules; The spoken and maybe not so spoken rules that make our households run smoothly...well maybe...
Making grown- up friends. Finding your tribe. Call it what you like, we're diving in to this. Or...maybe running through fields with this...
Welcome to our weekly chaos. You're in good company here, ladies. Trust us.
Family vacations, when you need a map, or don't and the skinny on what was floating in Cadence's bath. Find it all right here, folks!