Category Archives: Family

Personal Space, Weens Covid, Dog High



E126 – A single Hollywood woman moves into her sister’s busy San Diego household of five plus pets. That’s us! How are we handling it two weeks in? We talk about it all and go over an article, the Top 5 Ways to Protect Your Personal Space, hopefully to help others who are moving in together or changing a roommate situation. Then we move on to married people and scheduled sex! Get some Dr. Laura type of advice on how to get what you want from your man! Also Weens’ possible Covid, Mouse’s dog high, Olivia Newton John’s stalker, Gavin De Becker’s book Gift of Fear, and the video that makes Julianne wheeze-laugh! Forgive the non NPR audio; this was recorded in our Tahitian hotel room on an iPhone!

Credits:
Intro theme song and outro song “Balzoo” by Julianne Eggold https://www.julianneeggold.com
Voice actor: Matt Thompson

Promos:
The Picture Show with Austin and Phil Rood
We are with the PodFix Network! https://www.podfixnetwork.com

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She Podcasts Late



E124 – Coming in hot! It’s a sister fight over Mouse being late to record. But the schedule with family and the new job are hard to juggle, man! How do you feel about late people, rescheduling, and windows of time? Weigh in on how we plan to resolve it. Then hear about our trip to Scottsdale for the She Podcasts Live conference. Lots of takeaways – some predictable, some not so much! Weens also gives us an update on explains the IATSE strike in Hollywood and what it means for her job and for other cast and crew. And find out some favorite costumes and special effects on tv and movie productions that Julianne has worked on, plus haunting plans and what is this uprooting we speak of?

Credits:
Intro voice Nate Bargatze (Balboa Theater, San Diego 10/22/21)
Intro theme song and outro song “My Man” by Julianne Eggold https://www.julianneeggold.com

Full Episode includes the bonus discussion that we mentioned and no edits! Join the family on https://www.patreon.com/mouseandweens For a tiny $5 a month, get bonus content like missing episodes, videos, songs, special shoutouts, unedited episodes, outtakes, and secret secrets for patrons only! You will also get a welcome pack of M&W gear, and for members who hit the 4 month mark they will get FREE MERCH! VIPs also get to choose the next topic. So come join the family! XO

Promos:
–Love These Mother Daughter Talks
https://podfixnetwork.com/love-these-mother-daughter-talks

–PodFix Presents “Phrase of the Day” for NaPodPoMo! A daily post from the PodFix Network during the month of November!
https://podfixnetwork.com/podfix-presents

Hot Pod Mentions: She Podcasts, Brilliant Observations, I Shake My Head with Lisa and Sam, Book of Lies

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Mentalist Jim Eggold, Psychic Mom Story



E121 – “Think of a name. Write it down. Tear it up into little pieces.” Can he read minds? Is this magic? How does it work? Meet our Uncle Jim, a professional mentalist. Our dad’s brother gives us insight into his profession in entertainment mentalism, as we delve into the differences between this, a sixth sense, psychic abilities, and meditation. Hear his intelligent take on mind readers and mindfulness, and then hop over to our mom who gives her story about a recent psychic reading! These heartfelt conversations bring up two very different sides of the coin, all rooted in love and family. Please take a listen and write us with where you are on the believer to skeptic spectrum: mouseandweens@gmail.com

To find out more, visit https://jimeggold.com

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Song Credits: Mouse and Weens theme music and “Help You Hurt Me” by Julianne Eggold at jeggold@gmail.com
Voice Actor: Matt Thompson
Our Network: https://PodFixNetwork.com

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Road Rage, White Lies, Sticky Barbies



E120 – We talk the why, what, and when of road rage at minute 20. Find out about anxiety and control as we talk about bad driving, bad drivers, and stories of our road rage moments! (Did someone say dangling side mirror?!) But first we catch up on figgy neighbors, types of podcasts, psychic phones, sticky Barbies, punk roots, and parental bucking the line. Is it better to be a strict rule-follower or are we entitled to nuance those rules? Should we protect friends’ and family’s feelings and fudge a bit, or be 100% truthful about canceling plans? Are you in a coupling with an introvert and an extrovert? Write in if you relate! mouseandweens@gmail.com

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Song Credits: Mouse and Weens theme song and “2 Minutes” by Julianne Eggold at jeggold@gmail.com
Voice Actor: Matt Thompson
Promo: I Shake My Head with Lisa and Sam
https://podfixnetwork.com/i-shake-my-head-with-lisa-and-sam/
Our Network: https://PodFixNetwork.com

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Get in Touch! We are @mouseandweens on Instagram | Twitter | Facebook. Email us at mouseandweens@gmail.com. Show voicemail 858-319-1089 Links and resources in this episode listed on https://www.mouseandweens.com/e120/#show-notes Video: http://bit.ly/youtubeMW Thank you so much for watching and listening! Please follow & subscribe!

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Bathturbating and Powaypalooza



E118 – A fun train of thought episode as we talk Sandler the Love Guru, dog stew, bathturbating, vacations, living abroad, housesitting, gaydar, and a crazy 4th of July party. Hear the sounds of the Powaypalooza pop-up suburban Coachella that happened. Is your post-Covid (or are we even post-Covid?) social life picking up steam too and how do you feel about it? Let us know mouseandweens@gmail.com

Song Credits: Mouse and Weens theme song and “Freedom” by Julianne Eggold at jeggold@gmail.com
Voice Actor: Matt Thompson
Promo: 2 Girls on a Bench
Our Network: https://PodFixNetwork.com

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Get in Touch! We are @mouseandweens on Instagram | Twitter | Facebook. Email us at mouseandweens@gmail.com. Show voicemail 858-206-8746. Links and resources in this episode listed on https://www.mouseandweens.com/e118/#show-notes Video: http://bit.ly/youtubeMW Thank you so much for watching and listening! Please follow & subscribe!

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Panic Attacks, I Need Compliments, Dream Incubation, Cat Talk



E117 – Tooth holes and a Huck Finn breathing tube? Find out what Weens learned about Panic Attacks in her psychology course. We discuss Mouse’s oldest during the summer, the tiny house idea, tease upcoming professors, and compare Weens’ leg to Bob Odenkirk on silks. Then it’s our new segment Cat Talk! Who doesn’t love, or have, or would love to have, or maybe not love to have, a cat?! Our sweatshirt shenanigans and name origin story will get your whiskers tickled. Then hear the bloody sad depths to which Mouse has sunk to get a compliment lately. Finally, do you want an answer to one of your life questions? Try Dream Incubation, which Julianne has been studying from professor Dr. David Sowerby. It is as easy as …well, you’ve got to hear the steps! It’s amazing to learn that manifesting answers from your unconscious mind is a scientific study. What answer did Joelle get about her relationship? And can she really be right up there with Pema Chodron and the Dalai Lama? Let’s listen and find out!

Song Credits: Mouse and Weens theme songs by Julianne Eggold at jeggold@gmail.com
Voice Actor: Matt Thompson
Promo: Fool Me Twice, Season 2. All About Diamonds
Our Network: https://PodFixNetwork.com

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Get in Touch! We are @mouseandweens on Instagram | Twitter | Facebook. Email us at mouseandweens@gmail.com. Show voicemail 858-206-8746. Links and resources in this episode listed on https://www.mouseandweens.com/e117/#show-notes Video: http://bit.ly/youtubeMW Thank you so much for watching and listening! Please follow & subscribe!

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She Writes the Songs, Grape MTV, Mad About Pets



E115 – Feisty! What starts as a fun conversation about work and stay-at-home-mom life, turns a corner in this episode! First we play a guessing game while listening to one of Julianne’s rad original songs “Cave Girl” This inspires personality test chatter and we wonder: are you a storyteller or an archiver? Mouse gets called out on a personal chef on vacation and explains why she feels like an imposter during talk of thrift stores. We go deep on grape Flintstones, Red Vines, 80’s hair, and Guess the Year of these MTV videos. But when the topic of mean girl sisterhood comes up, things get bristly. Parents Just Don’t Understand! What’s up with pet fish, iguanas, sugar gliders, anoles, and buffed hamsters?! Julianne is an animal lover with a pet store background and makes her case about caged pets vs domesticated rescued animals. Joelle argues for animals in education and for personal connection. Who wins this debate? Then the real question… what’s a weenus?! And we wonder if Juls has macropsia, which we mistakenly call macronesia in the episode, feeling dizzy from disproportionate objects. We end on Mouse’s sweet middle son. Is the sassy teen overcompensating for the fact that he’s actually a tender-hearted guy?

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Song Credits: Mouse and Weens theme and “Cave Girl” by Julianne Eggold at jeggold@gmail.com
Voice Actor: Matt Thompson

Hot Promo: Fish Nerds – https://podfixnetwork.com/fish-nerds (Rad hats mentioned are on their IG)

Hot Mentions: Varmints!, 2 Girls on a BenchPop Up Film Cast, all part of https://PodFixNetwork.com

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Links mentioned in this episode will be listed in our show notes on https://www.mouseandweens.com/e115/#show-notes
Transcript of this episode is on http://www.mouseandweens.com

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VIPs: Hear the chatter before and after (oof!) this episode on Patreon! Only patrons get the behind the scenes stuff. Thank you to those who have joined the family! If anyone else would like to be a part and get a Mouse and Weens welcome package of gear, bonus content, outtakes, ad-free episodes, songs, and shoutouts, sign up for a tiny $5 a month at https://www.Patreon.com/MouseAndWeens You can pick the topic of our next episode too! We will kiss you right on the mouth…after vaccinations!

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Cabo Mexico Vacation



E111 – Come escape to Baja California Mexico with us! Traveling with the family, Joelle recounts her recent Spring Break week in Cabo. She has some tips for parents who want to travel with kids, especially teens, and talks about timeshares Vidanta and Cabo Azul. Mouse recounts the things to do while vacationing in Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, especially the fishing and Flora Farms adventures! There are deep questions that Mouse has for listeners too, such as when going on a resort vacation do you take the hotel shampoo or leave it there? What is your sex life like during a family trip? How angry do you get at flight changes? And do you think our kids sound like spoiled brats?! We also talk about traveling during coronavirus times, needing to take a Covid test to get on a flight, and generally getting back to real life now that everyone is getting vaccinated. How much is worrying about the virus, and how much is anxiety transitioning back to being busy, especially in crowded LA? Can Weens just stay forever in her virtual college homeschool cave?! Listen for a Sixteen Candles trivia question, and weigh in on whether you’d be interested in a Beastie Boys whale watching cruise!

Video podcast version on http://bit.ly/youtubeMW Thank you so much for watching and listening!

Song Credits: Mouse and Weens theme by Julianne Eggold
“Things Aren’t As Bad As They Seem” by Dan Mahony and Julianne Eggold
Voice Actor: Matt Thompson

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Promos: PodFix Presents, PopUp Filmcast, Fish Nerds, Always Never Right all part of https://PodFixNetwork.com. Hot mentions: Phil Rood @philrood, Keith of @popup_filmcast, and Fisherman Dave @dbreptiles on Instagram

Please follow and contact us via Instagram | Twitter | Facebook @mouseandweens We’d love to hear from you about the show or just to talk at (858) 206-8746 or mouseandweens@gmail.com. A transcript of this episode is on http://www.mouseandweens.com

Thank you to our patrons for joining our family! If anyone else would like to be a part and get a Mouse and Weens welcome package of gear, bonus content, outtakes, ad-free episodes, songs, and shoutouts, sign up for a tiny $5 a month at https://www.Patreon.com/MouseAndWeens You can pick the topic of our next episode too! We will kiss you right on the mouth…after vaccinations!


Easter Dog, Feckit, Paul Williams, and Microaggressions



E110 – Easter afternoon we took the podcast for a walk on the dog trail. Are you into Jesus?! We talk traditions in our house, and the hunt for the golden egg brings up the trophy-for-all discussion. Hear Juls’ hot take on overconfident kids and practical parenting. We’re interrupted by dog fight drama, but Weens quickly channels her Cesar Milan-style advice. We discuss the changing dynamic of our sisterhood and how the little sis is now teaching the big sis. This ties into Joelle’s new favorite idea: The Feck It Fifties complete with a Feckit List, because life is short, who cares what people think, and family is important! In an Ishtar segue, we talk about songwriter, actor, Grammy winner Paul Williams and what happened when Mom and Julianne stayed at his house! We get into Weens’ sociology and psychology studies and learn about microaggressions, schemas, and body language to quickly size a person up. Hot example is Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin’s paparazzi scuffle back in the day, so of course Joelle paid attention! This also reminds us of the 4-part Showtime series “Love Fraud” about a real hunt for a dirt bag narcissist. Talk about microaggressions! Enjoy an awkward double hello with neighbors in a very “Curb Your Enthusiasm” tinkle moment, and be sure to follow and subscribe everywhere you can find our podcast! Video podcast version on http://bit.ly/youtubeMW Thank you so much for watching and listening!

Song Credits: Mouse and Weens theme and “Beautiful Girl” by Julianne Eggold https://www.julianneeggold.com

Voice Actor: Matt Thompson

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Promos: PodFix Presents, I Shake My Head with Lisa and Sam, and The Filmmakers Podcast, all part of the https://PodFixNetwork.com

Hot mentions: Brilliant Observations Podcast, Michele Harper of @MetaphysicaSpa color therapy, Malcolm Gladwell’s “Blink”, narcissism expert Dr. Ramani

Please follow and contact us via Instagram | Twitter | Facebook @mouseandweens We’d love to hear from you about the show or just to talk at (858) 206-8746 or mouseandweens@gmail.com. A transcript of this episode is on http://www.mouseandweens.com

Thank you to our patrons for joining our family! If anyone else would like to be a part and get a Mouse and Weens welcome package of gear, bonus content, outtakes, ad-free episodes, songs, and shoutouts, sign up for a tiny $5 a month at https://www.Patreon.com/MouseAndWeens You can pick the topic of our next episode too! We will kiss you right on the mouth…after vaccinations!


Anatomy Lesson



E106 – Bras! One of the most important tools in every woman’s wardrobe is the brassiere to hold up the girls! We discuss what type we like, common problems, the cost of bras, and what it’s like being fitted in person versus online.  Lingerie talk gets wacky, Weens gets sultry-nervous, and stressed by this after back-to-back family birthdays, Joelle gets her panties in a bunch. So we take a breath with Sesame Street and work our way into a quick chat about the Elmo Netflix documentary. More Mouse knicker twisting, then the elephant in the room: why did our parents use the cutesy names “dinky” and “twinkie” instead of the anatomically correct “penis” and “vagina?” Luckily, our mom is visiting San Diego so we pull her onto the mic and quiz her about the family history of naming privates. We also keep her in the hot seat asking why she got remarried on our dad’s birthday, and find out her fun nuggets about horses, cowboys, Robert Redford, her reggae phase, cbd, drinking, and the story behind the broken ankle. Was it a case of our dad having a walk-it-off football mentality or was he being negligent? We hope you like this one as we air some of our family’s intimates. So many questions answered, so many laughs!

Song credits: Mouse and Weens theme music and “The Penis Song” by Julianne Eggold
Promo: Pop Up Film Cast https://popupfilmcast.podbean.com
Mentions: Boobies & Noobies, The Perfect Package Podcast

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Thank you to our patrons for joining our family! If anyone else would like to be a part and get Mouse and Weens gear, bonus content, outtakes, ad-free episodes, songs, and shoutouts, sign up for a tiny $5 a month at https://www.Patreon.com/MouseAndWeens. You can pick the topic of our next episode too! We will kiss you right on the mouth…after vaccinations!