In this episode of the podcast we have an impromptu live interview with comedic storyteller Sue Schmidt and comedian Jane Condon. We are in the dressing room after our closing night show at the Peterborough Players Theater in New Hampshire. I got to commiserate with, Sue who has 20 years in the caregiving game, first with her father and now her mother. And Jane reminded us where the sweet spots in caregiving can be.
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Susanne Schmidt MS, LCMHC is an organizational consultant, standup comic and master storyteller. A Moth Story Slam winner, host, and regional producer, Susanne was named the “Best of Valley” in the New England Public Radio Valley Voices Grand Slam. She is a seven-time Extempo champion and a national performer who has appeared in the Boston Women in Comedy Festival, the Toronto SheDot Festival, and the Arctic Entries Main Stage in Anchorage Alaska. Susanne is a teaching artist at the Flynn Theater in Burlington Vermont and travels the country teaching people how to take the funny and poignant events of our lives and turn them into stories that heal, inspire, and entertain listeners. She is the mother of two amazing sons who prefer that she stop talking about them publically. For more information, visit her at sueschmidtcomedy.com.
Comedian Jane Condon won Audience Favorite (NY) on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” She has also appeared on the “The View,” “24,” and “The Today Show.” The Associated Press calls her “an uppercrust Roseanne.” Her acclaimed one-person Off-Broadway show is called
“Janie Condon: Raw & Unchained!” She was the 2011 Commencement Speaker at Wellesley College. Check her out at janecondon.com
About the People with Parents
People with Parents podcast is where we talk about, laugh about and figure out the role reversal and ever-changing relationship between adult children and their parents. Please share the podcast with your friends and family, and leave a review on iTunes. People with Parents is lived, written, and produced by stand-up comedian, author and keynote speaker Leighann Lord. Visit her at VeryFunnyLady.com.
Should your elderly parents keep driving?
Help & Humor for Caretakers
In this episode, Leighann reboots the People with Parents podcast and shares with listeners “what had happened,” why she’s back, and her hopes for the future. (Hint: It includes you.)
The People with Parents podcast is where we talk about, laugh about and figure out the role reversal and ever-changing relationship between adult children and their parents. Please share the podcast with your friends and family, and leave a review on iTunes. People with Parents is lived, written, and produced by stand-up comedian, author and keynote speaker Leighann Lord. Visit her at VeryFunnyLady.com .
KEEPING IN TOUCH
Suddenly, They’re All Gone https://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/03/22/suddenly-theyre-all-gone/
Help & Humor for Caretakers
In this episode of People with Parents Leighann’s refrigerator breaks down and so does the refrigerator repairman.
The Truth About 'Daddy Issues'
By Ian Lang
Why Do So Many Politicians Have Daddy Issues?
6 Signs You’re a Man With Daddy Issues
By Jon Beaty
In this episode Leighann shares a story about getting that dreaded middle of the night emergency phone call. Spoiler Alert: it wasn’t somebody calling to tell her where the party’s at. #ParentProblems
In this episode Leighann shares a story about the air conditioner wars being waged this summer in her multigenerational house. It gets hot; and not in a good way. #ParentProblems
[ARTICLE] Hot Weather Tips
[BONUS LINK]Air Conditioner Wars
In this episode Leighann shares a story about her parental tech challenges; and why maybe it’s better to let the Luddite win.
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Welcome to the debut episode of People with Parents! The relationship with our parents is probably the most complicated` one we’ll have and yet no one ever teaches us how to navigate it, especially when our parents get old. People with Parents is the personal story telling/interview podcast where can talk about, figure out, and laugh about our #ParentProblems with comedy and candor.
The People with Parents Podcast is lived, written, and produced by comedian and author Leighann Lord: Daughter with a capital D. Music by the Jazz Lounge Project. Please subscribe and review the podcast on iTunes, like the People with Parents Facebook Page and follow on twitter @PwParents.