Are you craving an open, honest conversation about the highs and lows of parenting, your career, and home life? If the answer is yes, you’re not alone.
Jill Devine is here to talk about the daily grind of parenthood and how it can make you feel alone, isolated and questioning it all. The Two Kids and A Career Podcast is an outlet to escape the stresses of everyday life, while engaging in real conversations.
Jill is an entrepreneur, wife and mama. Her 20-year career as an on-air radio personality inspired this podcast to give voice to the complexities of raising a family, having a career and simply just trying to keep it all together. From the tough talks to the hilarity of it all, she is here to have a conversation and offer great advice from a tribe of amazing individuals.
Tune in and join along as we navigate the emotional roller-coaster known as parenthood!
It's A Gift To Have Perfectly Imperfect Children
This week’s episode is the last episode of Season 5! Mark your calendars, Season 6 will launch on Wednesday, May 12th. Joining Jill Devine on the final episode of Season 5, the authors of The Cow Cocoon, Maria Price and Rachel Nolen. Each of us has experienced many challenging and sad situations over the years. Without the comfort we received from our cocoons, it would have made difficult situations impossible to handle alone.
How Do You Know I Love You?
Self-care is the word Jill Devine chose for 2021. She’s still trying to figure out how self-care looks for her but talking to people like Dr. Amy Horn helps with defining what and how self-care can look. Amy is a Family Wellness Chiropractor at her practice, Abundant Health STL, in Arnold, MO. Her goal is help people abundantly live and not be numb. She’s a member of SLiiM (St. Louis Institute of Integrative Medicine), which is the best resource for top functional medicine in STL.
Taking Care Of Your Postpartum Mind And Body
Empowering and connecting women are the goals of this week’s guest of Two Kids and A Career with Jill Devine. Jamie Kocher is a Doctor of Physical Therapy specializing in pelvic health and pregnancy/postpartum fitness. Jamie’s brand, Moms Made Strong, exists to give women safe and effective workouts during and after pregnancy, but also leave them feeling confident, strong, and empowered.
Anger Fueled Her Passion To Get Children Adopted
In Part Two of the discussion, Jill Devine learned a little more about Marcy Bursac’s adopted children and their backstory. At the end of the conversation, Jill asked Marcy for her final thoughts and Marcy reiterated that 120,000 United States children do not have a forever family and the cost to adopt children through foster care is $0 - $2,500.
Breaking Down Your Adoption Options
Jill Devine has been wanting to discuss adoption, but she wanted to discuss the topic with an expert. Marcy Bursac resides in St. Louis, Missouri with her husband and two brave children. In Part One of the conversation, Marcy and Jill discussed adoption options. One option often overlooked is foster care adoption because people do not know that foster care and foster care adoption are different things. Most people don’t know that foster care adoption is the fastest and most affordable way to adopt.
Two Hometown Gals Who Have A Love For Their City And Their New Careers
As explained in previous episodes, Jill Devine is best known for her previous career. She spent over 20 years in radio in the St. Louis market. Born and raised in the St. Louis area, being able to start her career and end her career in her hometown is a big deal. The same scenario is true for this week’s guest, Karen Kelly. The ladies talked about their Faith and how it’s a nonnegotiable, lifting women up and giving a compliment, but with sincerity, their forever love of radio, and their new careers.