June 22, 2022

We Caught Our Spouses Being Awesome

Supporting us in our careers. Building sandboxes. Flossing. We love it when our partners knock it out of the park. We asked our listeners about times they caught their spouses being awesome, from big favors to small gestures.

We asked the moms in our Facebook group about times they caught their spouses being awesome. Maybe it's supporting us in our difficult career choices. Maybe it's reading books on certain issues to do with our kids. Maybe it's brushing hair. (But don't get Amy started on that last one!)

In this episode, Amy and Margaret discuss:

  • Being good vs. being awesome
  • Subverting gender roles in the home
  • Qualities you wish for in a boyfriend vs. in a husband

Here are links to the resources mentioned in the episode:

"Flying the Coop" episode from Reply All podcast (Margaret's rec)

Our Fresh Take episode with Matthew Fray on Strengthening Our Relationships

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children, by Ross Greene

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