13 episodes

Have you ever found yourself in a situation you SWEAR, you never could have predicted? We're bringing you the extraordinary stories of everyday people - from the bizarre to the heartbreaking, we aren't holding back. Every week we have a different theme and each week we'll have a different story on that theme - come join us for the ride!

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    • Documentary
    • 4.5 • 239 Ratings

Have you ever found yourself in a situation you SWEAR, you never could have predicted? We're bringing you the extraordinary stories of everyday people - from the bizarre to the heartbreaking, we aren't holding back. Every week we have a different theme and each week we'll have a different story on that theme - come join us for the ride!

    Control: "Living with OCD during the pandemic"

    Control: "Living with OCD during the pandemic"

    Jo Jukes only received her OCD diagnosis a couple of years ago, but after a lot of hard work, things were finally turning around. She learned how to work around her disorder and take control of her life once more, that is until a global pandemic hit. 

    SHOW NOTES: This podcast was hosted and produced by Bek Day and Nina Young Editing and sound design by Andrea Thiis-Evensen. 

    Read more stories like this at Kidspot.com.au and come and join us on the Real-life Stories Australia Facebook page.

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    • 23 min
    Luck: "I went out to dinner and got caught up in an outbreak"

    Luck: "I went out to dinner and got caught up in an outbreak"

    Amber was 33 weeks pregnant when she went out to dinner with her husband in Sydney. They thought that the biggest threat from Coronavirus had passed but they found themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time, and Amber was in for a different kind of birth than she had ever imagined. 

    SHOW NOTES: This podcast was hosted and produced by Bek Day and Nina Young Editing and sound design by Andrea Thiis-Evensen. 

    Read more stories like this at Kidspot.com.au and come and join us on the Real-life Stories Australia Facebook page.

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 29 min
    Trauma: "Investigating murders nearly killed me"

    Trauma: "Investigating murders nearly killed me"

    Peter Seymour spent years working as a detective, investigating all manner of violent crimes and homicides. He also spent time in the Coroner's office. But eventually, the horrible things he'd witnessed caught up with him and left him broken. 

    SHOW NOTES: This podcast was hosted and produced by Bek Day and Nina Young Editing and sound design by Andrea Thiis-Evensen. 

    Read more stories like this at Kidspot.com.au and come and join us on the Real-life Stories Australia Facebook page.

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 29 min
    Identity: "The day I discovered I never really had a daughter"

    Identity: "The day I discovered I never really had a daughter"

    When Carolyn was pregnant, she was sure she was having a boy. When her child was born they told her it was a girl. Years later Carolyn would learn that her first instinct was right all along. 

    SHOW NOTES: This podcast was hosted and produced by Bek Day and Nina Young Editing and sound design by Andrea Thiis-Evensen. Additional production by Tiffany Dimmack.

    Read more stories like this at Kidspot.com.au and come and join us on the Real-life Stories Australia Facebook page.

     

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    • 23 min
    Guilt: 'My son's mistake killed four people'

    Guilt: 'My son's mistake killed four people'

    Peter and Melissa's son Jordan was a normal teenage boy until a poor decision made under the influence led to tragedy for multiple families. Melissa and Peter speak about how they deal with the guilt and push for change.

     

    SHOW NOTES: This podcast was hosted and produced by Bek Day and Nina Young, and the episode's story was written and read by Riah Matthews. Editing and sound design by Andrea Thiis-Evensen. 

    Read more stories like this at Kidspot.com.au and come and join us on the Real-life Stories Australia Facebook page.

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 23 min
    Secrets: "A traumatic birth left me hiding a dark addiction"

    Secrets: "A traumatic birth left me hiding a dark addiction"

    Tina was your average busy working mum chasing the best things in life. Then a traumatic birth experience left her crippled with pain and turning to medication to help. Once she spiralled out of control she found help in the most unusual way.

    SHOW NOTES: This podcast was hosted and produced by Bek Day and Nina Young Editing and sound design by Andrea Thiis-Evensen.

    Read more stories like this at Kidspot.com.au and come and join us on the Real-life Stories Australia Facebook page.

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
239 Ratings

239 Ratings

ToreeKB ,

10/10

Laaaadies! I woke at 4 am this morning and stumbled upon this podcast!

Im 4 eps in and loving it! The themes and the stories are hard hitting!

Keep it going!! Love your work ❤️❤️

FrostyChick ,

Heart wrenching

The story about the 2 beautiful babies and heart valve transplant broke my heart. When you listen to this we have nothing to complain about in life 🥵

BrekkyMel ,

Love it

Great podcast with real people, real stories & real emotions. We can learn so much from their experiences. Warning: Keep the tissues close by. Thanks for making this podcast.

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