“Mom Guilt” It’s a Real Thing

September 12, 2017

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#blessed When you're probably suppose to feel that way but you don't. Every time I hear a kid cry, my armpits sting, I start sweating and I'm pretty sure I stop breathing. Is every moment suppose to be blissful, because it doesn't seem that way. Are we doing it right? This episode of "Mom Guilt" It's a Real Thing - we talked about those weird expectations we put on ourselves that weigh in on us and keep us from just saying fuck it and start enjoying ourselves as parents .. I know what guilts me (Amanda) is completely different than what guilts Juliet and Jess. Tune in and find out!

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This shows drink was simple and DELICIOUS ... I think the best one yet. Fresh squeezed grapefruit from Amanda's tree, touch of sugar and a whole-lotta vodka! CHEERS!

Oh and when you listen in and hear why Jess was late, here is the cutest pic (to other mom's LOL cuz it wasn't our kid) of the incident. Jess, you are both our heroes!

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Screen Time, Me Time

August 30, 2017

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We all do it ... When the kids are going crazy, even when they are not going crazy and we just need a freakin' minute, we give them the iPad or phone, we turn on a movie and give them a bowl of cherrios, when we need just 5 mor minutes to finsih our cocktail with our husbands, we give them the phone ... Is there something wrong with this? Listen in as we (Amanda and Juliet) and our special guest, Joey, mom of 4, dive into the topic of phones, tablets, video games and tv!How much time is too much according to professionals and what are your rules to favorite movies and apps. 

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Our delicious, low calorie cocktail was another fun margarita. All you need is Laughing Glass Margarita mix and a splash of la croix and CHEERS!

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Go the EFF to sleep - Bedtime

August 15, 2017

"Once upon a time ... and then the little girl stayed in bed like she was suppose to so the monsters wouldn't eat her, the end." 

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BEDTIME ... Just saying the word makes us grown. I don't have a handle on this shit and I'm not completely bothered by it really. From routines, bed times, bottles to melatonin ... We'll try anyting. Listen in and here how I simply wing it each night, tricks that work for my sister and how, our guest co-host, Jessica, throws down with 6 kids!

So grab your night cap, take a seat, relax and listen. 

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Adjusting from one kid to two or more

July 18, 2017

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Another great show with our in-studio guest, Jessica, mom of 6 and our awesome caller, all the way from New Jersey, Jackie, mom of 2, today as we talked about adjusting from one kid to more.

There is nothing like your first, but when your second one comes around, and you finally feel like you got this mom thing down and want to go full baby-mode, your first born has a different agenda and a whole set of different emoitons. 

So how to we maintain our realationship with our first born while enjoying the "baby bliss" that comes with the second? Listen in and get some cool tips from the crew and just sit back and laugh. Because we are all still learning here, and what may work one day may not work the next. DANG IT! 

Today's drink was Fun, Fizzy Sangria! With a little extra vodka and some fresh fruit of course. CHEERS!

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My Body | Her Body | Your Body - The aftermath of having a baby or four!

June 28, 2017

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Where do we even begin! It's one thing to see and feel our bodies go through an extremely uncomfortable transformation the moment we conceive. You can even read all about the "amazing" changes your body goes through when your pregnant from an array of books. But no one writes about the brutal aftermath! Some moms, like us, are faced with a completely new body that we hate. We are in the midst of an identity crisis and we are pissed about it. 

Today's confession session dives deep into the emotions we face on a daily basis of body image and our identity crisis after having a baby with special guest, Jessica, mom of four, who experiences the other side of the coin of being "too skinny". 

So sit back, relax, and get ready to vent with us on this episode of Vodka & Juice Boxes.

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Today we are drinking LemonDrop Martinis with a fresh twist. 

 

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Here's the recipe if you would like to try it out. 

 

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New Show - New Mom

June 20, 2017

The CrewHere it is. Our very first pilot episode. 

Vodka and Juice Boxes is an audio lunch break with your new best friends. A chance for you girls to tune in, no matter what schedule you have. Life gets so busy sometimes that we forget to slow down and find time to take care of ourselves! Sometimes mom need a break! It's important that we recognize that and allow ourselves to do so without the guilt. so no matter what your day looks like, my sister and I would like to hang out. Let's sit down, relax and chat about kids, family and life, with no filter. This is a safe place for you to get it out. We are in no way professionals in any field, though we may have some guests who are, but need to just get somethings off our chest. The good, the bad, the ugly and all the bullshit in between!

For this lunch date, Amanda whipped up thier favortie, Dirty Martinis with Blue Cheese Olives. 

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For our first episode, we wanted to talk about who we are and what brought us here. Especially our name. So listen in to find out the juicey details. 

Our guest, Pricilla, Amanda's "Super Best Friend" as quoted LOL talks about becoming a new mom. The real struggles between being tired and true love, the kind of stuff that only you and your girl friends vent and cry about. Listen in and see if you can relate!

Here is our recipie for our delicious Dirty Martinis! Tune in the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month at 2pm on http://OCTalkRadio.net

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