Shailey & Katie: Design Moms Finding the Happy Balance as Work-from-home Entrepreneurs
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Two business-owning, work-from-home moms who are laughing their way through parenthood.
New mom Shailey Murphy (video production/ interior designer) joins veteran mom of three, Katie Day (photographer, graphic designer, improviser, comedy writer for a late night talk show.)

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    032: Storytime: Love Stories! How we met our husbands, the first date, the proposal.

    The girls get personal for Valentine's Day! They reveal their (super gross) love stories as pure little child brides. (Grosssss.) And they discover they had the EXACT SAME response to their engagement proposals. (Spoiler: it wasn't "yes!") Brought to you by: Conversation Hearts! And another installment of Hot Texts From Our Husbands.

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    031: Katie Shelton: She's not like a regular mom, she's a cool mom

    Katie Shelton (singer in The Mixtapes 90s cover band, maker/blogger of insanely popular Skunkboy Creations) tells us her journey to self-employment, how to be a cool mom (not like a regular mom!) and her 16 years of marriage secrets! Brought to you by literal mixed tapes. And don't miss another installment of SURPISE KARAOKE: 90s style.

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    030: In a rut? Pull it Together!!! Tips for your style rut, weight rut, emotional rut!

    How to pull it together when you aren't feeling fresh, when you don't have the energy to get dressed for the day when working from home, and when you just have ALL THE THINGS, when your kid freaks out in public, when you have to be around a challenging person. Sponsored by DRY SHAMPOO and special segment, "Word at a time" story.

    Show Notes: Red Lipstick....just get some.

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    029: Storytime: The Awkward Middle School Years: first kisses, sleepovers, tips for "dating" in middle school

    The girls reminisce about their awkward middle school years. Brought to you by SLEEPOVERS. Katie tells about her first official kiss. Shailey talks about the (one!) time she got in BIG trouble. And don’t miss a brand new segment a the end called: How to Change in Gym Class (which is shockingly useful today!) This episode is rated “W” for a complete WASTE of your time. Middle School: Our memories were more fun when we didn’t explore them?

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    028: Level up your Self-care with Michelle Houghton! When bubble baths fail, it's time to dig a little deeper. Examine your Shoulds vs your Musts.

    When you feel like you have nothing left to give and you've already tried eating chocolate in a bubble bath, it might be time to dig deeper into "self-care" and revamp some things in your life! Painter/Counselor/Entrepreneur Michelle Houghton shows us how to Quit "shoulding" yourself to death and figure out your "musts" Sponsored by PLANTS! And!!! Michelle proves her improv knowledge by nailing our end segment "Yes. And"

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    027: Q&A Vol 3: Tips for Instagram: balancing posting personal posts vs business posts. The Self-Confidence Balance: loving yourself while desiring to improve. Home Design: Mixing Styles. Kids sharing rooms.

    The girls answer listeners questions! (At midnight during their podcast sleepover. Lookout!) Tips for Instagram: balancing posting personal posts vs business posts. The Self-Confidence Balance: loving yourself while desiring to improve. Home Design: Mixing Styles. Kids sharing rooms. Brought to you by: Self-Checkouts! And a brand new installment of Shailey's improv training, Improv 104: Party Quirks!

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    026: Inclusion and Intentional Relationships with Jenn Fortner: How to be the friend you wish you had!

    Have you ever had a lonely season but you weren't sure how to make friends? Spoiler: we all have! Jenn walks us through building friendship tips: Believing you have value to add to someone else and something to offer. Listening to understand - not listening to respond. Believing you have something to learn from everyone - especially those who are different from you. Brought to you by Introverts! And a brand new segment called "Taking a Compliment 101".

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    025: Stop the Perfectionism!: How to Chill Out when You're an Overachieving Perfectionist

    Shailey walks us through the stressful side of having a 'perfect' home. How to let go of unobtainable perfection and be present. With quotes from Joanna Gaines' new book "the Magnolia Story". What's the point of having a beautiful living room if no one can actually LIVE in it? Does anyone we're following online ACTUALLY have it all? (Spoiler: No. They don't.) Surviving vs Thriving. And how to host a "Crappy" dinner party. (This a follow-up episode to Katie's always present, but never-cleaning episode in an 'accidental' two-part series.) Brought to you by: Rusty Metal Letters!!!! And a brand new segment where Katie surprises Shailey (once again) with a Surprise Spelling Bee!

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    024: Cleaning Tips from a Dirty Person: How to clean up after yourself when you're just an irresponsible child trapped inside a 31 year old's body!

    Cleaning tips and Tips for distraction-free, hyper-focused day. Katie walks us through how to clean up after yourself when you're just an irresponsible child trapped inside a 31 year old's body! How to retrain your brain to be like your neat freak friends. Do you want to know to make your home look like a beautiful Pinterest home for FREE?! Katie Day teaches us some tricks on how to do just that.

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    023: Making it work with Kelsey Baldwin! When Life handed her Surprise Single Motherhood, she made an Etsy and E-course selling dream life

    We get PERSONAL with Kelsey Baldwin of Paper and Oats. Kelsey joins us at the dining room table to talk her INSANE story of surprise single motherhood, digital planner printables, Etsy success, e-course mastery, divorce and social media. WOW! WHAT AN EPISODE. Brought to you by: GLASSES. And a great new (surprisingly useful) segment at the end where Kelsey walks through the perfect instagram 'flat-lay'. Her secret "It doensn't have to be perfect. It just has to be 'almost perfect'.

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