Friendships in All Seasons

January 18, 2018

Kelley and Gretchen talk about making - and maintaining! -  friends as an adult.  Like us on Facebook, email us at balancingchaospodcast@gmail.com, and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or Stitcher!

 

Mentioned on the podcast

The Secret Language of Girls on Instagram

Michelle Carter, who urged her boyfriend to commit suicide, found guilty in his death

iCloud Family Sharing

Investors to Apple: Fight iPhone addiction among kids

Was DARE Effective?

Fire and Fury

Why Your Brain Loves Good Storytelling

Why Inspiring Stories Make Us React: The Neuroscience of Narrative

Our Favorite Things! 

Kelley: Mint

Gretchen: Chatbooks Head to our Facebook page where you can get a code to get your first Chatbook free!

Gretchen's Bitmoji:

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Planning for the Unexpected

January 11, 2018

Kelley and Gretchen are joined by Jamie, who was widowed at 34, and has advice for planning for the unexpected. Like us on Facebook, email us at balancingchaospodcast@gmail.com, and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or Stitcher!

 

Mentioned on the podcast

Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255

Select Quote (you want TERM life! Not whole life.)

The TransAmerica Pyramid

Sarah Susanka, The Not So Big House

The Red File: Include marriage certificate, birth certificates, passports, wills, POA, mortgage information, list of accounts, health care providers etc.

Sheryl Sandberg, Katie Couric & Adam Grant on Living Option B*

Google's Inactive Account Manager (aka the Death Tool)

Medical School Anatomical Gift Programs

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, Mary Roach

How to setup and use Do Not Disturb on your iPhone

*I heard this as audio via the Death, Sex, and Money podcast, but it was originally from the 92nd Street Y.

 

Our Favorite Things! 

Jamie: Motion Activated Toilet Bowl Light & Amazon Echo

Kelley: Stainless Steel Stemless Wine Glass

Gretchen: Hopkins Arctic Plow Snow Remover

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New Year’s Resolutions

January 4, 2018

Kelley and Gretchen look back on their accomplishments from 2017, and look ahead to what they want to accomplish in 2018. Like us on Facebook, email us at balancingchaospodcast@gmail.com, and don't forget to leave us a review on iTunes or Stitcher!

 

Mentioned on the podcast

Dave Ramsey (and his famous 7 Baby Steps)

You Need a Budget

Young House Love (I got the code for 3 free months of YNAB from their podcast!)

American Civil Liberties Union

LLBean Pathfinder Lighted Beanie

Dependent Care FSA

How Starting A Side Hustle Could Be Your Best Investment Yet

Subaru Ascent

6 Dimensions of Wellness

 

Our Favorite Things! 

Kelley: Dirty Dancing on Tour (and of course, the IMDB page for the original movie: Dirty Dancing )

Gretchen: PopSockets

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