KICPOD

Welcome to the KICPOD. Your weekly D&M on the stuff that matters. Hosted by Steph Claire Smith and Laura Henshaw, founders of Keep it Cleaner, a health & wellness app that focuses on feeling your best, not looking a certain way. To learn more you can find them on Instagram at @keepitcleaner, @stephclairesmith and @laura.henshaw or visit their website at: www.keepitcleaner.com

00:52:47 2022-08-16
*Trigger warning – this episode mentions suicide. If you or anyone you know needs support, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14*   Will McMahon is best known for co-hosting his national radio show ‘Will & Woody’ and was recently seen on Celebrity A...
00:39:33 2022-08-09
Particularly for women, we often feel so much pressure to do it all and be amazing at everything at all times, and so many of us are guilty of trying to please everyone around us, even when it’s detrimental to our own mental health. But it turns out it...
00:32:44 2022-08-07
For a lot of new mums, it can be extremely daunting dealing with everything that comes with parenthood, and on top of that seeing every other mum on Instagram seemingly cope just fine can add pressure and strip our confidence.   Ash Pollard wants to cut ...
00:36:29 2022-08-02
It’s no secret that the cost of living is constantly rising – with petrol prices, rent, mortgage interest rates and grocery costs all increasing faster than we can keep up! A common misconception is that eating healthy and buying good quality ingredie...
00:53:52 2022-06-28
*Trigger warning this episode mentions experience of sexual harassment*On this episode of the KICPOD Steph and Laura had the pleasure of speaking with Australian surgeon and author Neela Janakiramanan. They chatted with Neela about her upcoming novel ‘T...
00:40:25 2022-06-26
If you’ve heard the term ‘Doula’ but aren’t exactly sure what’s involved, this is the episode for you.Steph chats with Victorian-based Doula, Tess Batchelor about how a Doula can support you from conception right through pregnancy and into the w...
00:58:16 2022-06-21
This week we welcome back to the KICPOD the wonderful Olivia Molly McKeone (née Rogers). Olivia has been making waves in both her personal and professional life. From launching her first book, to partnering with some incredible brands, to dealing with ad...
01:02:34 2022-06-14
*Trigger warning mentions experience of attempted human trafficking*With travel now back on the cards and someone being trafficked every 30 seconds, we wanted to bring awareness about how to travel overseas safely. To support this subject, we spoke with R...
00:36:17 2022-06-12
1 in 5 new mums and 1 in 10 new dads experience perinatal depression and anxiety, yet the topic is still considered taboo.This week Steph chats to Jessica Urlichs, a beautiful mum of 2 (soon to be 3) author and passionate spokesperson for perinatal mental...
00:48:13 2022-06-07
This week Steph and Laura answer more of your burning questions. From discussing the pressure many women feel when their fertility is at its peak to sharing how they try to achieve a comfortable work life balance to battling the winter motivational slump ...
00:42:05 2022-05-31
Winter is upon us and so this week Steph and Laura chatted to psychologist Bec McWilliam all about ‘winter blues’ and how seasonal changes impact our mood. In this episode Bec enlightens us why our serotonin and melatonin levels take a hit during win...
01:12:27 2022-05-29
Harvey turns 1! To celebrate, Steph reminisces on her first year of motherhood with Tracey & Emma from her mums group.Together they explore memories from the very early days, what they wish they knew going into postpartum and the must-have things that got...
00:42:06 2022-05-24
You asked and we answered! On today’s episode of the KICPOD, Steph and Laura unpack and address your burning questions. From navigating adult friendships after you’ve had children to becoming more confident and empowered to set boundaries with those a...
00:53:44 2022-05-17
On this episode of the KICPOD Steph and Laura chatted with Mia Northrop, the co-author of Life Admin Hacks and co-host of the Life Admin Life Hacks podcast.We all know how overwhelming life admin can be so we asked Mia to share her top tips and ticks on h...
00:54:20 2022-05-15
Today's guest on this episode of the KICBUMP KICPOD is Zoe, a midwife motivated to empower and educate women through all things pregnancy, birth and beyond.Steph asked Zoe a number of questions you as a community sent through, and reminisced on her own ex...
00:58:33 2022-05-10
On this episode of the KICPOD, Steph and Laura spoke to journalist and published author Gina Rushton. After being faced with the decision about whether she herself wanted children, Gina was inspired to investigate why we now feel so unsure of whether we w...
01:06:25 2022-05-03
On this week’s episode Steph and Laura spoke to one of Australia’s most admired journalists, Lisa Wilkinson. From being the youngest ever editor of a national magazine to co-hosting one of Australia’s top Morning TV programs, Lisa is a trailblazer i...
00:40:49 2022-05-01
In this episode, Steph opens up about her own experiences around the hormonal shifts and emotions she experienced post the birth of her baby Harvey, and more recently the hormonal change since weaning off breastfeeding. Outside of sharing her personal exp...
00:46:41 2022-04-26
On this week’s episode of the KICPOD, Steph and Laura spoke to the incredible Maria Thattil. Maria takes us through her journey of transitioning away from the corporate world and into the limelight where she’s making waves a TV personality, keynote sp...
01:03:26 2022-04-05
In this week’s episode of the KICPOD Steph and Laura discuss guilt - the emotional reaction we all experience where we feel responsible or regretful for what has or hasn’t happened. Steph and Laura open up about when, where and how they have felt gui...
00:35:22 2022-04-03
On this very exciting episode, Steph chats with her husband and Harvey’s dad, Josh Miller!Now that Steph’s returned to the KIC office, Josh is proudly a stay at home dad. Together they explore his work-life pre-Harvey, how he’s coping with this new ...
00:56:30 2022-03-29
This week we spoke to Tarang Chawla, the host of Future Women’s Podcast ‘There’s No Place Like Home’ about domestic and family violence. In this chat Tarang shares his personal experience with domestic violence and unpacks the complexities of abus...
00:45:23 2022-03-22
In this episode Steph and Laura share their advice on your D&M's. They unpack your questions about missing your ex, feeling like you’re falling behind in your life, navigating how to live away from your loved ones and finding independence.There’s neve...
00:46:39 2022-03-20
In today's KICBUMP episode Steph reflects on her own birth story, and shares a number of the communities birth stories too where their birth didn't exactly go to plan!The common piece of advice; have preferences over having a plan & remember that your per...
00:53:30 2022-03-15
With World Happiness Day quickly approaching, Steph and Laura took the opportunity to chat with ray of sunshine Em Carey also known as 'the girl who fell from the sky'. After becoming paralysed from the waist down when her parachute didn't open whilst sk...
00:50:23 2022-03-07
Happy International Women's Day KICPOD listeners!This week on the KICPOD Steph and Laura speak to Emily & Shelley from My Millennial Career.Together they discuss this year's IWD theme #BreakTheBias and cover different biases that exist in the workplace. ...
00:36:13 2022-03-06
This week on the KICBUMP pod, Steph reflects on her own experiences as a brand new mum in that 'fourth trimester' - the period that a lot of the pregnancy/baby books forget to cover! She share's her own tips and tricks to help you through this challengin...
00:52:24 2022-03-01
Steph & Laura are a pure example of best friends navigating two very different life stages.Steph is thriving as a mum to Harvey, learning to juggle the competing demands of work and mum-life. Whereas, Laura is solely dedicated to her KIC career, but toget...
01:04:58 2022-02-22
This week on the KIC POD, Steph and Laura chat with KIC’s resident dietitian, Liv Morrison.Liv helps us understand intuitive eating, how to build a positive mindset and relationship with food and her tips to overcome food guilt.Together they dive into I...
00:49:39 2022-02-20
This week on the KICBUMP pod, Steph sat down with Nikki & Rach, co-founders of Tiny Hearts Education.Navigating motherhood can be a really overwhelming experience, but an educated mumma is an empowered mumma.This episode is packed full of expert advice on...
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