How to have fun in quarantine

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!

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100!

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!

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What Were We Thinking?

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?

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True Confessions

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.

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Beauty Hacks

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?

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Hopes For The New Year

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!

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Peace and Joy

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?

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Advent

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!

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Thanksgiving 2019

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!

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Adoption

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!

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Words Matter

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.

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Personality Tests

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!

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Foster Care

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.

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Wedding Stories

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.

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Lies We Were Told

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.

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Rest

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.

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Just say “Hi.”

"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.

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How to be Neighborly

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.

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Single Mamas

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.

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Postpartum Doula

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.

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Greatest Movie Moms

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!

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IKR

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!

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Valentine’s Day

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...

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Season 2 Promo

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!

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Christmas Faves

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.

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Thanksgiving Recap

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.

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Veterans Day

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.

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Book Club

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!

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The War on Normal

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.

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Tough Topics

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.

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Captain Planet

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!

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Labor Stories

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!

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Miscarriage and Loss

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.

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Please Don’t

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?  

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The Men Behind The Messy Buns Part 2

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...

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Road Trip!

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.

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This vs. That

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...

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Date Night with guest Maddi Kohnen

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...

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Family Mission

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!

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House Rules

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...

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