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Modern, childfree women share their life stories, and discuss important topics for the kidfree community

The Honest Uproar; a podcast for modern, childfree women The Honest Uproar

    • Relationships

Modern, childfree women share their life stories, and discuss important topics for the kidfree community

    Episode 41 - Firecracker Jen

    Episode 41 - Firecracker Jen

    Our newest guest is Jen McFarland, a business consultant, speaker, author, and host of the successful women in business podcast, Women Conquer Business Podcast. Join us as we discuss her experience as part of the Peace Corps, about how being childfree has changed her relationships with friends, and about notable childfree women who have inspired her life. Jen also helps her clients with gratitude-based leadership practices, strategic project planning, and digital marketing. You can connect and learn more about her at jenmcfarland.com If you need to get in touch with us, don't hesitate to send us an email: podcast@theuprisingspark.com Happy Listening!

    • 30 min
    En Español - Rita & Ramiro de Guatemala

    En Español - Rita & Ramiro de Guatemala

     En este episodio especial de The Honest Uproar en Español tenemos como invitados a Rita y a Ramiro, una pareja de Guatemala.  Rita y Ramiro han decidido de manera consciente que no quieren hijos y que prefieren cultivar la relación entre ellos, la cual es fuente de mucha felicidad para los dos. Sin embargo, eso no significa que esta pareja no se relacione con niños. Al contrario, los chicos son parte integral de la vida de Rita y de Ramiro pero de una manera muy diferente...  Siguenos en Instagram en @thehonestuproar para que no te pierdas los próximos capítulos especiales en Español!  Si tienes comentarios o preguntas, puedes escribirnos un correo a podcast@theuprisingspark.com

    • 45 min
    The Megaphone 📣 I read it on the tabloids!

    The Megaphone 📣 I read it on the tabloids!

    In this episode of The Megaphone, Isabel briefly reflects on celebrity culture and how it can impact someone's life decisions. If you want to check out the article that was published in 2014 when the star in question became a beacon for the CF community, click here: https://www.esquire.com/entertainment/interviews/a32839/cameron-diaz-story-0814/ And the reflection by a CF woman here: https://www.today.com/parents/child-free-choice-how-cameron-diaz-represents-women-me-1D79883715 If you have any comments and/or questions, don't hesitate to send us an email to podcast@theuprisingspark.com   Happy listening!

    • 14 min
    Episode 38 - Firecracker Lucy

    Episode 38 - Firecracker Lucy

     On this episode we welcome Lucy Milligan Wahl, the founder of LMW Edits, a San Francisco-based professional organizing company that focuses on common-sense solutions for modern urban living. She believes that an organized home is the foundation of a beautiful life that prioritizes the relationships, activities, and commitments that matter most.  Personally, Lucy is no stranger to organization: she arranged every crayon box she ever owned into rainbow order and has conducted semi-annual closet edits since the age of 14.  Join us as we discuss how she got into organizing and how her job can sometimes pose some challenges only because she is Childfree. She also has some great insights about how friendship changes after people have kids.  This is Lucy's website in case you're interested in having a professional organizer help you: https://www.lmwedits.com/ Follow Lucy here: https://www.instagram.com/lmwedits/

    • 33 min
    Episode 37 - Firecracker Jessica

    Episode 37 - Firecracker Jessica

     Jessica Silverman is a Biz Startup Coach to aspiring entrepreneurs seeking greater clarity + simplicity to live their true life’s purpose. Through her coaching, she guides her clients with mind-body empowerment tools to spark the transformation of a physical and spiritual awakening to live + feel her most ALIVE self.  At an even deeper level, the core foundation of her teachings unleashes a deep understanding of one's energy, emotionally, physically, and spiritually. From the place of energy insight, she can awaken this wisdom towards healing, enlightenment, and a deeper awareness of one's divine purpose.  Join us as we talk about spirituality, about her journey, about how we both feel that life is to live it RIGHT NOW, and as we discuss how important it is to not wear your energy out by trying to "have it all". And if you'd like to read the article on The Atlantic that I mention in this interview, click here: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/07/why-women-still-cant-have-it-all/309020/  You can follow Jessica here:Instagram: instagram.com/mozen_wellnessLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessica-schiller-silverman-mba-b48602a/Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/jschiller51281/ Find more about her work here: FB Community: bit.ly/mozenwarriorsFreebie: bit.ly/myreasonforbeing   

    • 40 min
    Episode 36 - Firecracker Rachel Wiley

    Episode 36 - Firecracker Rachel Wiley

     Rachel Wiley is a poet, performer and body positive activist from Columbus, Ohio. She has competed in multiple National Poetry Slam Competitions and was a finalist twice in 2011. She has toured nationally performing at slam venues, colleges, and festivals. Her work has appeared on Upworthy, The Huffington Post, The Militant Baker, and Everyday Feminism.  Join us on this episode as we discuss about how she got into poetry, her choice to be Childfree, and to hear Rachel teach me about body positivity and fat-shaming, among other subjects. Rachel also opens up about her journey of acceptance and, oh, the lessons she leaves with her words are priceless.  You can follow Rachel here for updates on her next performances: https://www.instagram.com/dangerouslyinchub/ https://www.facebook.com/RachelWileyPoetry/  If you want to grab a copy of her books, find them on Amazon by clicking these links: Fat Girl Finishing School: https://www.amazon.com/dp/098900922X/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_ltsvEbJJE56S5 Nothing Is Okay: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1943735301/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_U_9tsvEbXP94EAH  This is the link to The Pink Door Writing Retreat: https://www.pinkdoorretreat.com/ (Please donate!)  And here are the links to a couple of Rachel's AWESOME poems (including Paper Babies): https://www.facebook.com/RachelWileyPoetry/videos/2354551144648772/ https://www.facebook.com/RachelWileyPoetry/videos/2312530158804516/ Happy listening!

    • 33 min

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