talking about retirement
| Oct 2019
Podcast

Why You Need to Talk About Retirement

This blog post is in partnership with Protective Life Insurance Company. Protective Life has been helping people secure their financial futures for over 100 years. For more on retirement planning, visit their Learning Center. Penn and I are not experts with money. Quite honestly, we suck at it. We’re also not great at planning for […]
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being okay with failing when you are stuck in a creative rut
| Oct 2019
Podcast

Sitting in the Suck & Being Okay with Failing: How to Make Ideas Happen

We’ve had a lot of crazy ideas on our family journey. Quitting our jobs to make funny videos on the internet. Starting a weekly podcast. Making a family board game from scratch. But here’s the secret. Sometimes those crazy ideas suck… A LOT. Sometimes you have a moment where you think, “Is this really what […]
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saving for your kids college
| Oct 2019
Podcast

Never Too Late: Saving for College

This blog post is in partnership with Protective Life Insurance Company. Protective Life has been helping people secure their financial futures for over 100 years. For more on saving for college, visit their Learning Center. Real talk. Penn and I had very different experiences paying for college. Penn was blessed to have his grandparents save […]
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| Oct 2019
Podcast

Finding Your Child’s Superpower: Getting Inspired with Bolaji Oyejide

Everyone kid looks up to a superhero, but what happens when that hero doesn’t look like them? Enter Bolaji Oyejide, founder of Brave Young Heroes and author of superhero books that help kids uncover their own super powers. Bolaji was a painfully shy, awkward kid growing up who found inspiration in the unlikely superhero of […]
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Saving for college, retirement, and creating money saving habits
| Oct 2019
Podcast

Keeping Score: How to Create a Money Saving Habit

This blog post is in partnership with Protective Life Insurance Company. Protective Life has been helping people secure their financial futures for over 100 years. For more on budgets and money, visit their Learning Center. Let’s be clear: Penn and I don’t know anything about money. We never had much of it growing up or […]
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Penn Lola Holderness
| Oct 2019
Podcast

What You Need to Know About Tackling Teenager Transitions

Teenage transitions are not for the faint of heart. While they may not come with a manual, we got the next best thing with Lisa Heffernan and Mary Dell Harrington. They are moms, friends, and creators of Grown & Flown, a website turned into book for parents with teenagers. They started a website when their […]
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Holderness Family Podcast
| Sep 2019
Podcast

Shutting Down Social Media and Booze

Welcome to our crazy. Last week, we created our version of Stoptember on the show in response to our recent family struggles. So, we are giving you an update on our coping habits and family, including a special appearance by Penn Charles.  Checking in with Coping Habits Penn overcame some challenges with his goals of […]
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Holderness Podcast
| Sep 2019
Podcast

Coping Strategies: Do You Numb or Release?

Last week, we shared this update on Penn’s father’s health. He’s declining into dementia and we’re having to make all sorts of grown-up decisions we don’t feel qualified, or ready, to make. Watching someone suffer will cause you to do a double take on your own existence. Over the past week, Penn and I have […]
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The Holderness family has been dancing in pajamas and singing during snow days for years — but last year they hit the record button on the camera and published their goofy video on YouTube. Penn, Kim, Lola, and Penn Charles continue to make hilarious videos around tent-pole events and circumstances most families face.