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Ep. 34 Kondo, SAHM, & Being Seen

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Hi, I’m Koseli Cummings. I love talking about creativity, tech, and motherhood and how they all fit together. This is Little Things, the podcast for women who never want to stop learning.
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Hi, I’m Koseli Cummings. I love talking about creativity, tech, and motherhood and how they all fit together. This is Little Things, the podcast for women who never want to stop learning.
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Ep. 37 Holistic Habits and Celebrities
Hi!! On this week's episode, I talk about my favorite Youtuber, celebrities, and how badly I want you to start sending me voicemails. Hope you enjoy! Don't forget to rate and review Little Things. I appreciate it so much. Thank you! SHOW NOTES Holistic Habits Youtube & Instagram https://www.instagram.com/holistichabits/ Anchor app iPhone here: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/anchor/id1056182234 Android here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=fm.anchor.android&hl=en_US Anchor app to record voicemails to send to me! Directions for web and mobile here: https://help.anchor.fm/hc/en-us/articles/360001018972-Voice-messages On the web: Go to https://anchor.fm/little-things and click the button that says ‘Record a voice message’ Gretchin Rubin’s podcast Happier https://gretchenrubin.com/podcasts/ Who would Tavi Gevinson be Without Instagram https://www.thecut.com/2019/09/who-would-tavi-gevinson-be-without-instagram.html
17:41
September 24, 2019
How I found my dream job
First off, I'm sorry I ghosted you guys. I haven't created a new episode in seven months. I'm really sorry! Everything got swallowed up in the move. If you haven't deleted my podcast I commend you. Can't wait to share the good news about my amazing new job and the serendipity surrounding finding it, the magical email I sent, and me getting uber emotional over Voice Memos on my phone.  Links mentioned in this episode Koseli (me) on Instagram. Follow me so we can be friends! I'm also on Twitter @koswriter https://www.instagram.com/koswriter/ https://www.twitter.com/koswriter/ Email me funny things, your thoughts on the episode, or questions about copywriting and content strategy! koselicummings@gmail.com Voice Memos app for Android Natalie Clay (friend who would record bedtime via audio)/ Couples Coaching podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/couples-coaching-with-natalie-clay/id1459950159 Social Print Studio https://www.socialprintstudio.com/ https://www.socialprintstudio.com/team.html Print Studio app for iOS and Android https://apps.apple.com/us/app/print-studio/id601882801 and https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.socialprintstudio.printstudio&hl=en_US Little Things is a podcast for women who never want to stop learning. We talk about creativity, tech, and motherhood and how they all fit together.
40:57
September 20, 2019
Ep. 35 We're moving!
I'm going to have to change the intro because we are moving! Talking about our experience as first time home buyers buying out of state, our first impressions of our house, and feeling sad about leaving my friends. Also talking about my experience with Herbalists at the Ohlone Herbal Center in Berkeley, CA. https://www.ohlonecenter.org/ (accepts clients remotely, too!) Little Things on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/koswriter/ koselicummings@gmail.com
26:22
February 26, 2019
Ep. 34 Kondo, SAHM, & Being Seen
Tidying Up with Marie Kondo on Netflix Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00KK0PICK/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 Little Things is hosted by Koseli Cummings, a copywriter and mother of four based in the Bay Area.   Instagram: @koswriter www.instagram.com/koswriter/ Twitter: @koswriter twitter.com/koswriter   Facebook: www.facebook.com/koswriter/  koselicummings@gmail.com  
11:55
January 23, 2019
Goals, kids, and Beauty Blender Woes
Little Things is hosted by Koseli Cummings, a copywriter and mother of four based in the Bay Area.   Instagram: @koswriter www.instagram.com/koswriter/  Twitter: @koswriter twitter.com/koswriter   Facebook: www.facebook.com/koswriter/  koselicummings@gmail.com   You've Got This Mama https://tubbytodd.com/collections/all-1/products/tubbytoddmamabook Uniqlo AIRism wireless bra: tinyurl.com/yccytg6f  Kindred Braverly Signature Sublime Full Coverage Nursing Bra (double check sizing!): tinyurl.com/ycjdurou  On Boys Podcast http://www.on-boys-podcast.com/ Buxom Lip Gloss in Cherry Chip  https://tinyurl.com/ycxw8okyBeauty Blender  https://tinyurl.com/yakho9zp Half Moon Bay favorite sandwich place :) Garden Deli Cafe
34:22
January 15, 2019
Ep. 32 Listener Q&A
I'm answering a few listener questions on my first ever Q&A episode of Little Things. We talk new podcast recommendations, the BEST nursing bras, and what a work-from-home schedule looks like for me as a freelance content strategist and copywriter. Uniqlo AIRism wireless bra: https://tinyurl.com/yccytg6f Kindred Braverly Signature Sublime Full Coverage Nursing Bra (double check sizing!): https://tinyurl.com/ycjdurou Little Things is hosted by Koseli Cummings, a copywriter and mother of four based in the Bay Area. Little Things on Instagram: @koswriter https://www.instagram.com/koswriter/ Twitter: @koswriter https://twitter.com/koswriter Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/koswriter/ koselicummings@gmail.com
25:54
November 7, 2018
Ep. 31 Essay: Life's a Beach
This episode was written and recorded by Koseli Cummings for Little Things Podcast. Follow along at @koswriter on Instagram and Twitter or on her blog at blog.koseli.co
03:45
November 6, 2018
Ep. 30 Essay: Let's be imposters together
Little Things is hosted by Koseli Cummings, a copywriter and content strategist and mom of four based in the Bay Area. You can email Koseli at koselicummings@gmail.com or follow along at @koswriter on Instagram. This essay was originally published here: http://blog.koseli.co/
02:07
October 31, 2018
Ep 29 cat astronauts and mother in laws
Little Things is a podcast about creativity, tech, and motherhood and how they all fit together. Hosted by copywriter & mom of 4, Koseli Cummings. Thanks for listening! Follow along with other Little Things listeners! www.instagram.com/koswriter/ twitter.com/koswriter www.facebook.com/koswriter/ blog.koseli.co Alt Summit 2019 in Palm Springs www.altitudesummit.com/registration Discount Code: KOSCO Audible Free 30 Day Trial www.audibletrial.com/LittleThings The Posh Society www.etsy.com/shop/ThePoshSociety Discount code: $5 off $25 or more purchase Discount Code: LITTLETHINGS Erin Loechner: www.instagram.com/erinloechner/ Catstronauts: tinyurl.com/yc4u8ap2 Dog Man:https://tinyurl.com/y76wgs8q Song of Achilles: tinyurl.com/y7wgy6xt Circe: tinyurl.com/ydz3c6lz
14:02
October 23, 2018
Ep. 28 Essay: 12 Things I've Learned From Being a Boy Mom
12 Things I’ve learned from being a boy mom, originally published by Munchkin at https://www.munchkin.com/blog/12-things-ive-learned-boy-mom/ in July of 2018. Hope you enjoy! Little Things is a weekly podcast about creativity, tech, and motherhood and how they fit together. Hosted by Koseli Cummings. Koseli Cummings is a copywriter and content strategist based in the Bay Area. If you'd like to get in touch, follow her on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/koswriter/. koselicummings@gmail.com
05:12
October 15, 2018
I'm wearing Skechers right now
Talking Alt Summit schemes, the Illebaby carrier, and Skechers running shoes. And always, The Good Place. Little Things is hosted by Koseli Cummings, a copywriter and mother of four in the Bay Area. We talk about creativity, tech, and motherhood and how they all fit together. Thanks for listening! Follow me on Instagram @koswriter Follow me on Twitter @koseliandco
14:25
October 5, 2018
Essay: Mothers and Roses
Thank you for listening to Little Things! The podcast for women who never want to stop learning. We talk about creativity, tech, and motherhood and how they all fit together. Hosted by copywriter Koseli Cummings. Follow on Instagram @koswriter or her blog at blog.koseli.co
02:34
October 4, 2018
Essay: Letter to a Brand New Mom
Essay originally published August 18, 2018 on Munchkin.com by Koseli Cummings https://www.munchkin.com/blog/brand-new-mom/ @koswriter on Instagram koseli.co koselicummings@gmail.com
06:05
September 25, 2018
Candid Closet Chat
Talking about life at six weeks postpartum--from the quietest place in my house, my closet. Thanks for listening! @koswriter on Instagram koselicummings@gmail.com koseli.co
16:07
September 25, 2018
Essay: 100 Things I Did For My Kids Today
Thank you for listening to Little Things, by Koseli Cummings! Follow us on @koswriter on Instagram for writerly inspiration and behind-the-scenes. Originally published on https://www.munchkin.com/blog/100-things-kids-today/
11:07
September 17, 2018
I ghosted my own podcast
@koswriter on Instagram koseli.co
11:29
September 14, 2018
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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