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Holderness Podcast
| Oct 2018
Podcast

What happened when we turned to functional medicine

About a year ago, I felt like I needed a nap every day. I was a total snoozefest—tired all the time. My monthly cycles were out of whack and painful. I gained about 10 pounds over the course of a year. But the real kicker was when I went to my primary care doctor and […]
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DIY Hand Knit Blanket
| Oct 2018
Before You Try

DIY Hand Knit Blanket: How to Fail and How to Nail It

Fall is in the air… No, it isn’t. It is still 90 degrees in October. Check the calendar, North Carolina! We may have sweat all over this project, but it will be a super cozy blanket once fall eventually decides to show up. Pull it together! Of course, no Nailed It video goes on without […]
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| Oct 2018
Music

This Will Change Your Mind About the Decline Call Button

In the beginning… The OG telephone was invented 169 years ago and the cell phone was invented 45 years ago. And the purpose of those inventions: voice calls. Not emojis. Not filling up your internet cart. Not Swipe Lefts. Listen, we love the poop emoji, online shopping and finding love, but why do those things […]
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holderness kids podcast
| Sep 2018
Podcast

Just show up.

Even if you don’t know how. I have a confession. I read 43827 books on what to expect when pregnant.  I was fully prepared (but still shocked) when giving birth. But, I haven’t had a minute to read a book on how to actual parent these children they let me take home from the hospital. […]
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| Jul 2018
Music

He didn’t screw up (that bad)

We’re doing something big and scary. We’re writing a musical, assembling it song by song, in hopes it finds a home on a stage somewhere one day. While most of the songs Penn writes are parodies (changing the words to someone else’s work) here he’s writing his own. The musical, at this point, will center […]
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| Jan 2018
Comedy

A late start to 2018

I love a new year. Some people roll their eyes at resolution-makers, but not me. If resolution-making were a hobby, I’d finally have something to write in that awkward space on forms at the doctor’s office. (BTW, why does the doctor care about my hobbies? In case they’re dangerous, so she can talk me out […]
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| Jan 2018
Comedy

YouTube: A Guide for Grown-ups

A YouTube lesson for parents While scrolling through your Facebook feed in the last week or so, you may have seen some headlines about a YouTube star who made a video apparently showing a lifeless, hanging body in an area of Japan widely known as the “suicide forest.” It’s vile and dangerous, and it affects […]
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| Jun 2017
Comedy

How to apply sunscreen // The #MimicMommy Dance

Growing up in Florida, one of my most vivid memories was getting slathered with sunscreen. It’s like my mother was icing a cake, but instead of icing, it was sunscreen; and instead of cake, it was my face! She had good reason. When I was around six years old my aunt underwent multiple reconstructive surgeries […]
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In most of our content, you see us having fun with, and making fun of, our family and our marriage.  There’s plenty to laugh at, there is also plenty to work on. This portion of our website is all about our ongoing quest to be better at being married to each other.  The content is a little longer form than the usual videos, but it will still make you laugh - and hopefully it’ll make you think a little!
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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.