Three Lucky Pennies

By Three Lucky Pennies

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Two moms, three adopted children, one fixer-upper, one small business, three dogs, three cats, and one crazy life. The Three Lucky Pennies is the story of our unusual life together. We talk about our adoption journey, renovating our fixer upper, raising three children, being gay in small town America, owning a small business, teaching and that’s just the surface. We hope you enjoy this journey with us and listen along.

Episode Date
12 - Who You Were Doesn't Have To Be Who You Are
00:35:02
In this episode, we talk about how being in foster care doesn't have to be your entire identity. Sometimes people see us and our kids and that is all they see, but we are all so much more than that. Three Lucky Pennies is the story of our unusual life together. We talk about our adoption journey, renovating our fixer upper, raising three children, being gay in small town America, owning a small business, teaching and that’s just the surface. We hope you enjoy this journey with us and listen along
Aug 20, 2018
11 - You Have To Teach Kids Everything
00:26:23
In this episode, we talk about all of the silly, little things that we have to teach our kids. Like how to eat a taco. Apparently children do not inherently know how to do that. We also talk about all of the things we accidentally teach our kids, like swearing when they go off the road in Mario Kart. Three Lucky Pennies is the story of our unusual life together. We talk about our adoption journey, renovating our fixer upper, raising three children, being gay in small town America, owning a small business, teaching and that’s just the surface. We hope you enjoy this journey with us and listen along.
Aug 13, 2018
10 - Getting Kids To Sleep Sucks
00:27:47
In this episode, we lighten things up a bit and talk about how annoying it is to get your kids and that apparently Carrie is scared of the dark. Three Lucky Pennies is the story of our unusual life together. We talk about our adoption journey, renovating our fixer upper, raising three children, being gay in small town America, owning a small business, teaching and that’s just the surface. We hope you enjoy this journey with us and listen along.
Jul 30, 2018
9 - Suddenly We Were Parents & We Were Not Prepared
00:49:58
Becoming a parent is difficult and scary. Suddenly becoming a parent to three children all at once is more than we could have ever prepared for. Every child is different has has their own unique interests and needs. Children coming from foster care often have backgrounds and histories beyond what most of us could imagine. In this episode, we talk about some of the most common transitional issues children and foster parents face in foster care. Three Lucky Pennies is the story of our unusual life together. We talk about our adoption journey, renovating our fixer upper, raising three children, being gay in small town America, owning a small business, teaching and that’s just the surface. We hope you enjoy this journey with us and listen along.
Jul 22, 2018
8 - Being Gay In A Small Town
00:31:42
Being gay wasn't a thing when we were growing up. Neither one of us had gay role models or media representations. How might life have been different for us if being gay was more commonplace and acceptable 20 years ago? In this episode of Three Lucky Pennies we talk about this issue as well as what it is like being gay in a small, rural town. Three Lucky Pennies is the story of our unusual life together. We talk about our adoption journey, renovating our fixer upper, raising three children, being gay in small town America, owning a small business, teaching and that’s just the surface. We hope you enjoy this journey with us and listen along.
Jul 16, 2018
7 - Renovation Tips & Advice
00:47:38
This is part 2 of our two-part episode about our home renovation. In this episode, we give our tips and advice for taking on your own fixer-upper. Three Lucky Pennies is the story of our unusual life together. We talk about our adoption journey, renovating our fixer upper, raising three children, being gay in small town America, owning a small business, teaching and that’s just the surface. We hope you enjoy this journey with us and listen along.
Jul 09, 2018
6 - Buying A Forclosure - It's Kinda Crazy
00:43:49
This episode is part 1 of 2 and discusses our process into buying a foreclosure home. Why we did it, what some of the upfront and hidden costs are, and what it was like buying something that most people wouldn't even look at. Joanna Gaines don't got nothing on us! Three Lucky Pennies is the story of our unusual life together. We talk about our adoption journey, renovating our fixer upper, raising three children, being gay in small town America, owning a small business, teaching and that’s just the surface. We hope you enjoy this journey with us and listen along.
Jul 03, 2018
5 - Female Heroes That Shaped Us All
00:33:45
Every little girl deserves a hero. Maybe it was Xena, Dr. Quinn, Buffy or the Pink Ranger. In this episode, we talk about our childhood heroes and why we think representation in the media is so important. Three Lucky Pennies is the story of our unusual life together. We talk about our adoption journey, renovating our fixer upper, raising three children, being gay in small town America, owning a small business, teaching and that’s just the surface. We hope you enjoy this journey with us and listen along.
Jun 25, 2018
4 - Parenting Is Hard
00:38:59
In this episode, we talk about how hard it is to be a parent. None of us know what we are doing and we are all just trying to get through, so why do we have to pretend we are perfect? Let's just admit it...we all suck. Three Lucky Pennies is the story of our unusual life together. We talk about our adoption journey, renovating our fixer upper, raising three children, being gay in small town America, owning a small business, teaching and that’s just the surface. We hope you enjoy this journey with us and listen along.
Jun 18, 2018
3 - Our Lucky Pennies Pt. 2
00:35:38
This episode is part two of the Our Lucky Pennies, How We Got Our Name episode. The name Three Lucky Pennies comes from a series of crazy twists of fate that led us to the adoption of our children. The Three Lucky Pennies is the story of our unusual life together. We talk about our adoption journey, renovating our fixer upper, raising three children, being gay in small town America, owning a small business, teaching and that’s just the surface. We hope you enjoy this journey with us and listen along.
Jun 11, 2018
2 - Our Lucky Pennies Pt. 1
00:40:26
The name Three Lucky Pennies comes from a series of crazy twists of fate that led us to the adoption of our children. In this two-part episode, we tell the story of our journey into foster care. The Three Lucky Pennies is the story of our life together. We talk about our adoption journey, renovating our fixer upper, raising three children, being gay in small town America, owning a small business, teaching and that’s just the surface. We hope you enjoy this journey with us and listen along.
Jun 01, 2018
1 - We're Doing A Thing
00:28:46
The Three Lucky Pennies is the story of our life together. We talk about our adoption journey, renovating our fixer upper, raising three children, being gay in small town America, owning a small business, teaching and that’s just the surface. We hope you enjoy this journey with us and listen along.
Jun 01, 2018