117 episodes

Hey there! We’re Caitlin and Jenny (she/her). We host the CK & GK Podcast, the show for adults who need a grownup. Our show is dedicated to helping adults learn what grownups need to know!!We're based in Austin, Texas. We’re both married, we’re parents, we’re educators, and we're great friends who love to laugh. We love using our teaching skills to discuss topics that moms and parents want to know more about but feel too old or too weird or too clueless to ask about. Come learn with us!

CK & GK Podcast Jenny GK and Caitlin Kindred

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 145 Ratings

Hey there! We’re Caitlin and Jenny (she/her). We host the CK & GK Podcast, the show for adults who need a grownup. Our show is dedicated to helping adults learn what grownups need to know!!We're based in Austin, Texas. We’re both married, we’re parents, we’re educators, and we're great friends who love to laugh. We love using our teaching skills to discuss topics that moms and parents want to know more about but feel too old or too weird or too clueless to ask about. Come learn with us!

    11 Genius Ways to Repurpose Cheap Pool Noodles This Summer

    11 Genius Ways to Repurpose Cheap Pool Noodles This Summer

    Send us a Text!---CK and GK love a good hack, especially ones that are easy, inexpensive, and give them a place to channel all of their ADHD-hyperfixation-energy. Jenny is great at finding imaginative solutions to common problems, and Caitlin loves any practical “a-ha” moment. When their powers combine, CK & GK are a reliable source for DIY hacks. Enter: the pool noodle. We were amazed by the versatility of pool noodles and how they can transform your home!---You’ll hear genius pool noodl...

    • 47 min
    Do You Make These Beauty Mistakes? How to Groom Like a Grownup

    Do You Make These Beauty Mistakes? How to Groom Like a Grownup

    Send us a Text!POV: You’ve been grooming yourself for 30+ years only to learn you’ve been doing it wrong.Like… there’s a right way to brush your hair to prevent damage… same with filing your nails… and getting your face lotion out of that adorable jar.We reveal surprising grooming mistakes you might be making, along with expert tips to get your routine on point!---Jenny GK just learned that she’s been flossing her teeth wrong, and it got her thinking: ‘What other things skincare and grooming ...

    • 39 min
    Teen Screen Addiction: 6 Ways to Curb Your Teen’s Obsession

    Teen Screen Addiction: 6 Ways to Curb Your Teen’s Obsession

    Send us a Text!If you're feeling frustrated and overwhelmed by your teenager's excessive screen time, and you've tried setting limits but they still seem glued to their devices, you’re not alone. This week, CK & GK respond to a listener’s question about curbing screen time for teens in a follow-up to episode 111 about screen time for adults.As middle school teachers by trade, Caitlin and Jenny have firsthand experience with teens and screens. With over a decade of experience working close...

    • 33 min
    Wait, It's Not a 'Mute' Point? Embarrassing (& Relatable) Phrase Fails

    Wait, It's Not a 'Mute' Point? Embarrassing (& Relatable) Phrase Fails

    Send us a Text!Okay Adults, are you guilty of saying these common phrases and idioms incorrectly?“Mute” point“Escape” goat“Butt” nakedWe dive into the hilarious world of language mishaps and discover the real meanings behind these bloopers. You won't believe what you've been getting wrong all this time, and you'll definitely want to share these eye-opening insights with your friends. Tune in to this fun episode, and be prepared to say “Ohhhhhhh, that’s how you say it!?”We’ll have you speaking...

    • 41 min
    How to Politely Say 'No Thanks' to a Job Offer: 7 Helpful Tips

    How to Politely Say 'No Thanks' to a Job Offer: 7 Helpful Tips

    Send us a Text!There’s an art to politely declining a job offer without burning any bridges. We’re sharing 7 practical tips so that you can improve your professional communication and relationship management. Let's dive in!Recently, Caitlin’s LinkedIn activities have led to several job-seekers reaching out to her for help. While she’s not a resume expert or an HR specialist, her warm and approachable demeanor combined with valuable insights and practical advice will equip you with the confide...

    • 36 min
    Social Media Makes You Miserable: Here's How to Stop the Scroll

    Social Media Makes You Miserable: Here's How to Stop the Scroll

    Send us a Text!If you're feeling overwhelmed by endless scrolling, comparing yourself to others, and struggling to break free from the addictive pull of social media, you’re not alone. This episode is all about helping you break free of the FOMO and mindless scrolling.It's more about not beating yourself up about your screen time and being intentional about how you use your devices. —Caitlin KindredBiosCaitlin is a content marketer who spends WAY too much time on social media. Recently, she’s...

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
145 Ratings

145 Ratings

morganfranklinmedia ,

Live Laugh … Learn!

This podcast is hilarious and feels like listening to a conversation with my friends. Great, practical advice for “adults” still learning what that means. I can’t wait to binge all the episodes.

Sarene Leeds ,

So much fun!

What a fun discovery! These two are adorable together — and kicking things off with advice on the best teacher gifts? I’m sold! Excited to listen to more!

Jackie Wist ,

So good!

This podcast is AWESOME! I love that these 2 keep it so real. They give such practical advice with such great stories. I’m already feeling like more of an “adult” after listening. Thanks, guys 😊

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