Skip to main content
Cheers to Parenting

Cheers to Parenting

By Kristie Bauer
A Couple's Guide to Parenthood
Listen on
Where to listen
Breaker Logo


Google Podcasts Logo

Google Podcasts

Overcast Logo


Pocket Casts Logo

Pocket Casts

RadioPublic Logo


Spotify Logo


Episode Twelve: Not Giving In/Potty Training
Our first episode of 2021 kicks off with a discussion on no giving into a child's every want.  Parenting Tip Jar- Potty Training.  We share what worked for our potty training years. Promo: Florida Men on Florida Man
January 26, 2021
Episode 11: Sharing the Christmas Giving Spirit
Merry Christmas!!  We are back discussing the true meaning of Christmas and how we tried to teach our children the meaning of giving.  Then we  share our thought on the topic from the "Parenting Tip Jar", tattooing.  Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all. Promo: 3 Hours Later
December 20, 2020
Episode Ten: The Social Dilemma and Happy Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving to all.  We discuss the Netflix show, The Social Dilemma.  What is social media doing to our kids and our own lives?  Listen in as we discuss our thoughts.  After we reminisce about Thanksgiving memories and what we are thankful for.   Promos: Food For Our Journey and Not Suitable for Adults podcast
November 21, 2020
Episode Nine: Let's Talk About Sex
Ever wonder how and when to talk to your kids about sex?  We share our approach with our own kiddos.  Adult content so ya may want to listen away from little ears.  Then the  tip jar discussion: memorable moments dealing with other parents.   Promo: That Song From that Movie
October 18, 2020
Episode 8: Importance of Sleep
On this episode, we discuss the importance of children getting enough sleep.  Then the tip from the parenting tip jar:  the sandwich generation.  We chat about what it's like to parent young children while you take care of aging parents.   Promo: Strikes My Fancy podcast
October 6, 2020
Episode Seven: Letting Kids be Kids
In this episode, we talk about the Netflix show, "Cuties", and the importance of letting kids be the age they are.   Then the tip from the Parenting Tip Jar? Vacations!  We share tips to vacationing with the kids. Promo: Sistorically Accurate Podcast
September 20, 2020
Episode Six: Guests from Not Suitable for Adults podcast
We attempt to host Rich and Natalie from Not Suitable for Adults podcast.  After trial and error with remote technology and a lot of editing, we have a great time chatting about parenting.  Be sure to listen to their podcast as well, they can be found on Spotify and anywhere you find your podcast.  Many thanks to all of their help and patience in making this first attempt possible.  Ending Promo: Not Suitable for Adults podcast
August 23, 2020
Episode Five: Final College Move in Day
We discuss the bittersweet side of becoming empty nesters as we move our youngest into college.  Ending Promo: Up All Night podcast
August 9, 2020
Episode Four: Critical thinking
We discuss one of the many super powers, critical thinking.  Plus a topic from the parenting tip jar: Being friends with your children's friend's parents.  Hmmmmm, interesting? Promo: Cinamatic Blindspot
July 26, 2020
Episode Three: Traveling with Children
We have a chat about our travels over the 4th of July holiday. Then we discuss tips for traveling with children and what worked for us.  We share memories of when things went well and when they didn't. End promo by Not so Suitable for Adults podcast.  
July 12, 2020
Episode Two: Back to School with Covid
We start our chat with a recap of Father's Day and being a dad.  Our parenting tip jar leads us to a discussion on heading back to school in this new covid-19 world and the anxiety it may bring.  Learning to exercise our "emotional muscles".  Won't you join us?
June 28, 2020
Episode One: A Couple's Guide to Parenthood
Layton and Kristie, host of Married Mash, a couple's guide to whiskey tasting (, are now sharing their experience as parents.  On this bi-monthly podcast, they will pull a topic from the "parenting tip jar" and discuss.   Did they raise perfect kids? Nope.  Are they expert parents? Absolutely not.  But now, after raising three children, they offer advise on what worked for them and what didn't.   Raising kids is hard, fun, scary, and the best thing you will ever do.  Join them for advise and stories of the good, the bad, and the ugly of parenthood.  From birth, until you get them off your payroll.
June 14, 2020
Cheers to Parenting- Introduction
Just a quick listen to what we are about.
June 9, 2020
Coming soon, Cheers to Parenting!
A couple's guide to parenthood.  With three children, ages 18, 21, and 25, we have over 60+ years in parenting advise, stories, and mishaps.  We choose topics from the parenting "tip jar" and go from there.  We aren't experts and our kids are definitely not perfect, but we have been through it all.  Join us for stories and a bit of parenting what not.  From the couple of the Married Mash podcast on whiskey tasting.
June 3, 2020