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Divergent Femmes

Divergent Femmes

By Amanda
Divergent Femmes: Long time neurodivergent friends Kelly and Amanda discuss life, relationships, and more - together, and with, other neurodivergent folx who identify as women or genderqueer.
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Interview with Artist Claire Peckham

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Interview with Crystal Busenbark
You know you’re a badass, right? Amanda and Kelly talk to Crystal about living with the constant sensation of having no ground to stand on or skin. We also chat about The intersection of embroidery, social justice work and stimming. Oh…and then a random gush about what we’re reading these days…cuz that’s how we do.
49:27
September 15, 2021
Interview with Denielle Rose
In this high energy octane trip of a podcast, Kelly, Amanda, and Denielle talk about the importance of stories, parenting while Neurodivergent, late diagnosis and more!
54:07
September 8, 2021
Interview with writer Monica Viera
In which Amanda discusses writing with Monica Viera, who’s story “La Viuda Negra (The Black Widow)” is featured in the current issue of DivergentFemmes.com
29:26
September 3, 2021
Parenting with Grace
In which Neurodivergent friends Amanda and Kelly continue speaking with Lisa about panda planners, struggles, strengths, and community. Also: to type A or not to type A
35:23
August 28, 2021
ND Parenting ND kids
In which Neurodivergent friends Amanda and Kelly speak with Lisa, a ND mom navigating the public school system with her daughter Athena.
39:43
August 28, 2021
Backstabbers suck
In which Kelly and Amanda discuss what happened in Slovakia with Kelly’s sister in law, and how Amanda recently had to unfriend and block her ladies group.
43:14
August 26, 2021
Passing vs Masking
In which we discuss autistic masking vs passing.
35:04
August 26, 2021
Interview with Artist Claire Peckham
In which Neurodivergent friends Amanda and Kelly interview artist Claire Peckham. Life abroad, grief, complexity and richness in both art and life. Claire’s work is included in the inaugural issue of DivergentFemmes.com and also for sale via her personal website.
35:58
August 10, 2021
Nooming while Autistic
In which Neurodivergent friends Amanda and Kelly discuss Noom. The good, bad, ugly and irrelevant.
36:08
August 9, 2021
Interview with Kim Salada ND Parenting NT Kids
In which Neurodivergent friends Kelly and Amanda talk parenting with writer Kim Salada about the strengths she has found as a ND parent and how they help her be the best mom she can be.
38:52
July 27, 2021
Interview with Author Pernille Damore
In which Neurodivergent friends Amanda and Kelly talk with Danish author Pernille Damore about her work with naturopathic medicine, interdisciplinary thinking, thriving and late diagnosis. #bananasoap #ferel #verylightlyedited Link to Pernille’s work here: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCH9Kje8kq3e7lfpPKMPIGvA
41:35
July 14, 2021
Thriving
In which Neurodivergent friends Kelly and Amanda discuss thriving with intent. How?? Why is it so important??? How can I get started??? We have lots to say about this, chums.
36:48
July 13, 2021
Attachment Parenting & Sensory Issues
In which Neurodivergent friends Amanda and Kelly discuss attachment parenting despite sensory issues. Courage, pushing through sensory limitations, discipline and awesome kiddos.
35:38
June 10, 2021
Kelly Falls Down Stairs...A lot
In which Neurodivergent friends Amanda and Kelly discuss that you actually have more than 5 senses and Kelly falls down stairs. Also, an amendment to a previous episode discussing the whole Richmond thing.
34:06
April 30, 2021
Amanda Invented a Vacation
In which Neurodivergent friends Amanda and Kelly discuss the vacation Amanda invented at 9:30 on a Monday morning to get over being dumped...by seeing an old flame.
34:49
April 29, 2021
PSA and Triggers
Neurodivergent friends Amanda and Kelly discuss Kelly’s public service announcement to white people organizing letter-writing campaigns to assuage their white guilt.
14:10
March 30, 2021
Social Media Freaks Me Out
In which Neurodivergent friends Amanda and Kelly discuss their opposing views on the existence of social media.
26:38
March 29, 2021
The Fat Tom Selleck
In which we discuss the fact that libertarians aren’t “moderates” and that if you’re 36 and have a drinking problem, you probably should work on yourself before you start dating.
38:50
March 29, 2021
Cockblocking Ashley
In which Neurodivergent friends Amanda and Kelly break down what happened when Amanda started dating some dude and bought him a lamp.
29:03
March 28, 2021