9 episodes

Making Better Grownups is a podcast dedicated to powerful testimonies that will make you say “You’re never gonna believe this”!

Through storytelling and authentic interviews, we will connect on a deep level and discover the interconnectedness we have as humans. These stories are not only meant to engage and entertain but also to challenge your perspectives, fuel inspiration, and explore the complexities of growing up.

Everyone has a seat at this table, welcome.

Making Better Grownups Leaha Bourgeois

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Making Better Grownups is a podcast dedicated to powerful testimonies that will make you say “You’re never gonna believe this”!

Through storytelling and authentic interviews, we will connect on a deep level and discover the interconnectedness we have as humans. These stories are not only meant to engage and entertain but also to challenge your perspectives, fuel inspiration, and explore the complexities of growing up.

Everyone has a seat at this table, welcome.

    E9 - The Crazy Story of why we are leaving New Jersey

    E9 - The Crazy Story of why we are leaving New Jersey

    This winding, crazy cool story of how we decided to move back to the South after 11 amazing years in the North East. This is our journey of letting go, having faith, and seeing God's plan unfold in miraculous ways. My husband Jeff and I have lived in New Jersey for 11 years now, but we're originally from the South - I'm from Texas and he's from Louisiana. During the pandemic, we stopped booking weddings for our photography business. Instead, we pivoted to health coaching, which ended up ...

    • 1 hr 10 min
    E8 - Getting to Know Me | The Untold Story of How I Met My Husband

    E8 - Getting to Know Me | The Untold Story of How I Met My Husband

    In this episode, you get to know me on another level, becoming a wife. I tell the untold story of how I met my husband Jeff. It's an atypical story starting with me insulting Jeff's hair, followed by making one of the hardest decisions of my life, and taking a huge risk for love.Stick till the end to hear the song Leaha produced that got Jeff to the nightclub where he saw her perform her dance music LIVE and this story began. Subscribe to our newsletter for behind-the-scenes ...

    • 1 hr 4 min
    E7 - My Daughter's Near-Death Experience Changed Me | Teen Mom Statistic Part 2

    E7 - My Daughter's Near-Death Experience Changed Me | Teen Mom Statistic Part 2

    In this intense and emotional episode, host Leaha Bourgeois shares the dramatic story of the day her oldest daughter Madison nearly died in her arms and how it transformed her from merely a parent into a true mommy. When Madison was just 3 years old, a freak accident happened leaving her wrist slit all while the entire family was away on a cruise. Leaha had to take emergency action to stop the bleeding and get Madison to the hospital, not knowing if her daughter would survive. Surprise…s...

    • 57 min
    E6 - How I Went to Jail & Wasn't Supposed To | Teen Mom Statistic Part 1

    E6 - How I Went to Jail & Wasn't Supposed To | Teen Mom Statistic Part 1

    Y'all, get ready for a crazy rollercoaster of a story. I'm bringing you way back to my teenage years to share how I ended up pregnant and in jail as a 17-year-old. I know it sounds wild. But it's all true.In "How I Went to Jail & Wasn't Supposed To | Teen Mom Statistic (Part 1)," I get real about the mistakes I made as a naive girl who got mixed up with the wrong crowd. I open up about my controlling and near-death relationship with my first love and the heartbreak of being cheated on whi...

    • 1 hr 3 min
    E5 - How to Survive a Family Vacation | Jersey Shore Edition

    E5 - How to Survive a Family Vacation | Jersey Shore Edition

    Y'all, family vacations are no joke! In this week's episode, I'm spilling the awkward, messy details from my first beach trip with my parents. Trust me, it was a doozy.I'll share my funniest stories about crop-dusting family members, motels from the 50s, surviving the windy ass beach, and creating space and time to be with the ones you love and also ALONE! You'll hear all the ways I tried to make it through with my sanity intact - and what worked (or didn't!).I'll give you a peek behind the s...

    • 1 hr 14 min
    E4 - Abundance is an Inside Job | A Lesson from my Dad

    E4 - Abundance is an Inside Job | A Lesson from my Dad

    In this week’s podcast, I will share incredible stories about discovering the difference between wealth and abundance. Abundance isn't defined by material wealth or possessions. As research shows, after basic needs are met, more money and possessions do little to increase happiness.True abundance is a mindset rooted in gratitude, generosity, and faith. By cultivating these qualities, we can uncover the inner abundance we already have. Looking back in time, I will take you on a winding story o...

    • 1 hr 9 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

SLCunningham ,

Gold!

I love this podcast! Genuine and raw, and so much truth, depth, and wisdom.
I’m hooked!
Thank you!

Ally P 78 ,

Real

So positive, up beat, and real!

jbougewa ,

Captivating storyteller with an inspiring message

Loved Episode 1!!!
Leaha has a natural ability to tell stories that keeps you captivated and intrigued to what’s next. I loved the story of her tattoos and was amazed at the life lessons she shared from each one. Inspiring! Can’t wait for more!

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