Little Things

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By Koseli Cummings
Hi, I’m Koseli Cummings. I’m a writer living in the Bay Area. I love talking about creativity, motherhood, tech, and home and how they fit together. This is the podcast for women who never want to stop learning.
Emo writing, Jay Z, and face razors
Little Things is a podcast about motherhood, tech, and how they fit together. Hosted by Koseli Cummings. @koseliandco Twitter @koswriter Instagram Little Things Podcast on Facebook
22:13
June 3, 2018
Essay: Glasses
Every once in a while, I read a personal essay on motherhood and creativity. This is one of those episodes. Enjoy! Find the original published essay on my personal blog, blog.koseli.co Instagram @Koswriter
04:07
May 24, 2018
Make Mother's Day What You Want It To Be
Make Mother's Day What You Want It To Be Talking about moping during pregnancy, natural deodorant, chocolate olive oil cake, I am America, and making Mother's Day exactly what you want it to be. (Because you can.) Cake! https://smittenkitchen.com/2017/10/chocolate-olive-oil-cake-more-book-tour/ Schmidts deodarant https://www.amazon.com/Schmidtsde-Deodorant-Stick-Rose-3-25/dp/B01KNA73VU This is America, Donald Glover https://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-childish-gambinos-caustic-new-video-this-is-america-w519862 P.S. I Like You by Kasie West Lila by Marilynn Robinson Bel Canto by Ann Patchett Follow me on Instagram @littlethingspodcast Follow me on my blog blog.koseli.co Follow me on Twitter @koseliandco Follow me on Facebook @littlethingspodcast
27:05
May 13, 2018
The Book, back pain, and dreamy body wash
Talking about my first book I helped write, pregnancy back and some ideas to help, recent reads, new jewelry I’m loving, and a new favorite body wash. Hope you enjoy! Follow along @littlethingspodcast on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/littlethingspodcast/ @littlethingspodcast on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/littlethingspodcast/ Email me: koselicummings@gmail.com For full show notes and links, go to my blog here. blog.koseli.co
19:11
April 26, 2018
Essay: The Dance of Mothering
A personal essay on motherhood. Follow along @littlethingspodcast
03:25
April 18, 2018
Essay: You're Here Now
Reading an essay on motherhood I wrote three years ago and published on my blog. It feels like a lifetime ago. At the time I had two kids 3 and under. Now I have 3 kids 6 and under with another one the way and I feel 1/100 the stress and anxiety I once did. :) Let me know if you related! You're Here Now http://koseli.squarespace.com/original-archiving/youreherenow @littlethingspodcast Instagram koselicummings@gmail.com
05:03
April 10, 2018
We're having a....
You guys wanted to know what we're having, so I'm sharing! I went to my 20 week ultrasound today, ran back to my car, and recorded my thoughts while it rained cats and dogs outside. It turned out to be a really special few minutes for me to reflect. Hope you enjoy! Follow Little Things on Instagram @littlethingspodcast https://www.facebook.com/littlethingspodcast/
06:56
April 6, 2018
Broken glasses and good books
Talking about Miraflex glasses frames for kids, the third book in the Me Before You Series, and why I can't see Wrinkle in Time. Hope you enjoy! Email me at koselicummings@gmail.com @Littlethingspodcast koseli.co blog.koseli.co
11:25
March 27, 2018
More Than Good Enough
A short personal essay about overcoming others' criticisms and landing your dream job. We're more than good enough. Thanks for listening! Follow Little Things Podcast on Instagram! @littlethingspodcast koseli.co blog.koseli.co Email me Koselicummings@gmail.com
03:29
March 27, 2018
Sheets, Moviepass, and nerdiness
https://www.imperfectproduce.com https://www.moviepass.com/ https://www.parachutehome.com Follow Little Things on Instagram! instagram.com/littlethingspodcast Email me! KoseliCummings@gmail.com
11:43
March 19, 2018
A Little Announcement
Did you see my announcement on Instagram? https://www.instagram.com/littlethingspodcast/ Talking daring new steps and navigating the new me/old me. Email me comments, questions, or stories at koselicummings@gmail.com or DM me on IG @littlethingspodcast
10:55
March 14, 2018
Palm Springs and messy buns
I'm back from Alt Summit and talk about why I loved this year's better than any others, a new favorite graphic novel, and a $80 washable quilt I LOVE. Alt Summit http://www.altitudesummit.com/ Best We Could Do by Thi Bui https://www.amazon.com/Best-We-Could-Do-Illustrated/dp/1419718770 Threshold Quilt https://www.target.com/p/gray-stitched-stripe-quilt-threshold-153/-/A-51503632?preselect=51368598#lnk=sametab Just Not Sorry Plugin https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/just-not-sorry-the-gmail/fmegmibednnlgojepmidhlhpjbppmlci?hl=en-US My personal blog, Original Archiving http://blog.koseli.co/
15:19
March 6, 2018
All of Them Loved Ice Cream
Today I'm talking about taking a month-long break from freelance, wishing my kids could go to school on the weekend (not all, just some. :)), and the most beautiful tweet thread I've seen in a long, long time. It's a short and sweet episode. Hope you like it! Tweet Thread: https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/958992790028988416.html Originally here: https://mobile.twitter.com/AlastairMcA30/status/958992790028988416 Alt Summit http://www.altitudesummit.com/about/
08:40
February 12, 2018
The time I picked up Hugh Jackman's tickets
Addendum: I didn’t love The Greatest Showman but I did LOVE the bearded lady and her powder ballad. WOW. Happier podcast by Gretchin Rubin https://gretchenrubin.com/podcasts/ Shakespeare in the Park in Central Park https://www.publictheater.org/Programs--Events/Shakespeare-in-the-Park/SITP-Tickets/ Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum https://www.amazon.com/dp/B011G3HBFQ/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 Origins Ginger Essence Perfume https://www.origins.com/product/15360/10484/bath-body/sensory/ginger-essence/sensuous-skin-scent Method Ginger and Citrus Body Wash https://www.target.com/p/method-experiential-body-wash-energy-boost-18-fl-oz/-/A-52735177#lnk=sametab Simmer pot for home: 3 Cups of water, peel of 1 orange, 1 sliced lemon, sprinkle of cinnamon
16:06
February 8, 2018
I love turkey sammies
I talk about my beloved writing group, exciting potential freelance writing clients, my love of Trader Joe’s and turkey sandwiches, and two of my favorite recent YA reads. I tried out exercising and big surprise, it felt amazing. Can there be anything better than a SNL Skit making fun of The Bachelor? Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N4VW75U/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 Turtles All the Way Down by John Green https://www.amazon.com/Turtles-All-Down-John-Green-ebook/dp/B072SSMC4H/ref=sr_1_3?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1517517304&sr=1-3&keywords=turtles+all+the+way+down Everything I Never Told You by Celest Ng https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00G3L7V0C/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 Little Things Podcast https://www.instagram.com/littlethingspodcast/ What to send me a question, comment, or suggest a topic idea? Email me at koselicummings@gmail.com
12:14
February 1, 2018
My favorite podcasts right now
I talk about my son's obsession with "making potions", attending Alt Summit in Palm Springs in February, my favorite podcasts right now, and my new favorite Masterpiece murder mystery. Thank you so much for listening!
11:26
January 23, 2018
Essay: Potions
The second stab at reading aloud a personal essay on motherhood. This one's all about watching my middle son play with toy beakers and mix dirt, water, and chalk into "potions". Hope you enjoy it!
05:37
January 22, 2018
A Watch That Reminds My Kid So I Don't Have To
Doing work I don't know how to do (but figuring it out), a watch that reminds my kid when to eat a snack (AWESOME!!!), Witch Hazel and rose water, and Boring Bachelor Season Arie. Wah wah. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/octopusbyjoy/the-icon-based-watch-that-young-kids-can-read-and Thayer's Witch Hazel Aloe Vera Formula: Rose Petal https://www.amazon.com/Thayers-Alcohol-Free-Petal-Witch-Hazel/dp/B007HD570Q/ref=sr_1_3_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1516307656&sr=8-3&keywords=thayers%2Bwitch%2Bhazel%2Brose%2Bpetal&th=1
07:18
January 18, 2018
Essay: Nursing Through Meteorites
A personal essay on motherhood. The urgency of needing to nurse your baby and the inability to find a place to do it. Location: Museum of Natural History, New York City Music credit: https://soundcloud.com/rac/claude-debussy-clair-de-lune
08:06
December 11, 2017
Why I'm on the fence with Whole30
Hey guys! Best novels I’ve read lately, my favorite things to do in SF with kids, and why I’m on the fence with Whole30
13:00
October 27, 2017
Inspiring women on the internet
FIrst episode of Little Things! Where I talk a little bit about why I started a podcast, why I love the internet, and declare my love of Cup of Jo. cupofjo.com koseli.co designmom.com designformankind.com
09:37
October 19, 2017
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