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In the Couplehood podcast, you’ll learn key communication strategies that will help you speak your truth and share with your partner in a loving and constructive way. Hosted by Allison Villa - a registered psychotherapist and relationship expert - with a mission to empower parents to make their romantic relationship a priority. We’ll dive deep into the reasons why so many couples let the little things brew in their relationships — and how you can face these proactively to avoid putting your ...
 
Welcome to Moms That Say F*ck hosted by Dr. Dina Kulik and Alana Kayfetz, a no bullsh*t approach to parenting and momboss-ing. Alana Kayfetz is the CEO and founder of MomsTO, and is on a mission to bring moms together and give them a great day, revolutionizing maternity leave. Dr. Dina Kulik is a pediatrician, pediatric emergency medicine doctor and the founder of Kidcrew. Dina provides no-nonsense child health advice. Alana and Dina are eager to talk to other moms, entrepreneurs and interes ...
 
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“Just being open to communicating and proactive in our relationship really made sure we didn’t get to those breaking points.” — Kat This is the third episode of my limited Sandbox Spotlight series, which features interviews with real-life couples talking about their real-life experiences navigating the four relationship seasons, developing better c…
 
“Before the pandemic, I was a completely different person.” — Cecilia If you’re a couple that’s had a major lifestyle change during the pandemic, this will be a useful episode for you! This is the second episode of my limited Sandbox Spotlight series, which features interviews with real-life couples talking about their real-life experiences moving …
 
“It’s not easy to parent if you’re not on the same wavelength.” — Jake Welcome to the first episode of the Sandbox Spotlight series, a limited series featuring interviews with real-life couples talking about their real-life experiences! In the series, we’re going to talk about their challenges, their joys, and how they successfully navigate the fou…
 
“There are only two things that you need to do to make your anniversary special for you and for your kids.” — Allison Villa How do you celebrate a special anniversary in a meaningful way while in the middle of a pandemic? Anniversaries are a wonderful milestone for several reasons — they’re an opportunity to celebrate your relationship, look back o…
 
In this episode of DevNews, we cover companies rescinding job offers after they have been accepted. Then we speak with Nikolas Guggenberger, executive director of the Yale Information Society Project, about Justice Clarence Thomas arguing for categorizing some digital platforms as utilities and why this is a huge deal for the tech world. Finally, w…
 
“I really had to look inwards… I finally started to also be honest with myself, in terms of how I was feeling.” — Arjan Haak There are two sides to every story. And to drive that point home, my guest for this episode is my husband, Arjan Haak. You first heard about Arjan during the first episode of this podcast, where I talked about my From Breakdo…
 
In this off-season mini episode we talk about what it looks like when you start coding very early in life, with Opemipo Disu, 15-year-old developer advocate at urspace. Opemipu talks about what got him into coding so young, the resources and tools he enjoys using, and what his life looks like juggling high school and his coding projects. Show Links…
 
“What are your personal rituals and routines?… You’ve already created them. So, notice them, draw attention to them, and bring them into your mindfulness practice.” — Allison Villa Do you remember what it was like to live in a world that felt predictable and safe? And would you like to be able to tap into that feeling again, whenever you need to? O…
 
“I really believe in the power of reflecting on milestones, because they can help us to grow and better understand ourselves.” — Allison Villa The last year has been a big year for all of us — and that may be the biggest understatement I’ve made so far in 2021! Having the ability to look back and reflect is important, whether you’re looking back on…
 
We do a crossover episode with DevDiscuss and CodeNewbie talking about, and role playing different soft skills, because this topic of soft skills is so important that we thought both of our audiences could benefit from it. To talk about these skills and to help us show what they can look like, we are joined by artist and educator, Kristen Palana, a…
 
In this episode, we talk about how to communicate complex technical topics, with Anna Skoulikari, technical writer at Mambu. Anna talks about transitioning from UX designer to front end development, how to explain complex topics like Git, and why technical writing isn’t as boring as some might think it sounds. Show Links DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNew…
 
“When you feel amazing as a couple, your kids benefit and they feel amazing too.” — Allison Villa Today is the final episode in our series about the four relationship seasons. If you haven't listened to the last three episodes, make sure you do because they will give you the full picture of all four relationship seasons. On today’s episode, we are …
 
In this episode, we talk about cryptography with Marcus Carey, enterprise architect at ReliaQuest. Marcus talks about going to the military and learning cryptography, what cryptography is, and the foundational things you need to know in order to make sure the apps you’re building are secure. Show Links DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Career …
 
“Quality couple time is when you are focused on each other.” — Allison Villa This is episode #4 of a 5-part series on the relationship season. I recommend going back and listening to the previous episodes on the Coping and Coasting seasons, if you haven’t already. This episode is an in-depth look at the Connected season. When you’re in the Connecte…
 
In this episode, we talk about what you need to know about APIs, with Sue Smith, developer educator at Postman. Sue talks about transitioning careers at 30, what APIs are, and why it’s important to have a good understanding of them. Show Links DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Career Karma (sponsor) Cockroach Labs (sponsor) Application Program…
 
“When you support each other in your self care, that is the ultimate act of love.” — Allison Villa The past few episodes of Couplehood have been about the relationship seasons that all couples experience. If you haven’t listened to the first two episodes in this series, I recommend listening now. It’s important to understand how these seasons work …
 
In this episode, we talk about Node.js with Danielle Adams, Node core team member, and lead software engineer at Heroku. Danielle talks about what Node is, when you might want to use it, and what her role is like on the Node core team, as well what the best way to learn Node is, and whether you need to focus on and get really comfortable in JavaScr…
 
“Every couple goes through the Coping season. And if you’re not in the Coping season right now at this moment, you’ll be there again at some point. We all go through it.” — Allison Villa This episode takes a deep dive into the first of our four relationship seasons: the Coping season. The Coping season is a rough patch in your relationship, typical…
 
In this episode, we talk about how to build an app from idea to maintenance with Kyle Lee, senior developer advocate at Amazon Web Services. Kyle talks about having some trouble with JavaScript and then diving into mobile development instead, his advice for learning the basics of mobile app development, and where he draws inspiration from. Show Lin…
 
“The next four episodes are going to change your life.” — Allison Villa You know how to dress for the weather outside. You wouldn’t wear a tank top and shorts in the winter, and you wouldn’t wear mittens and a parka in the summer. Like the weather, our relationships go through seasons — and once you learn the tools to help you deal with each season…
 
In this episode, we talk about how to code without typing, with Serenade co-founders, Matt Wiethoff and Tommy MacWilliam. They talk about how Matt’s repetitive wrist injury started to derail his coding career, how they needed to invent the accessibility tool, which one of them literally needed to help build the tool itself, and what stack they used…
 
In this episode, we talk about what are the core skills you need to go from developer to entrepreneur with Ben Halpern, co-founder of Forem, which acquired CodeNewbie in 2020. Ben talks about getting into development with entrepreneurship on the brain, building DEV and now his new venture, Forem, and what skills he looks for when hiring developers.…
 
“What’s important about communication is that it’s made up of two parts. The first part is expressing how you feel, and the second part is listening.” — Allison Villa Real communication is made up of two equally important parts: expressing and listening. And you can’t have effective communication without having both sides! Make no mistake — being a…
 
“How do we carve out time for our relationship when we’re just processing so much ourselves as individuals and taking care of the needs of our children?” — Allison Villa With the lockdown regulations constantly shifting, it’s hard to find your rhythm as a parent. Kids thrive when they have routines and dealing with work and school from home has bee…
 
“The slow emotional decline began. It was very slow ... it was a series of small moments layered on top of each other.” — Allison Villa Today’s episode tackles a difficult but important topic. In it, I share my postpartum depression story. It’s a difficult story to tell, but I share it with the hope that it will help you feel understood and show yo…
 
How do you prevent small issues from becoming embedded in the fabric of your relationship? ‌ As a couples therapist, people often come to see me when they are in what I call the ‘breakdown lane’. They’re dealing with something that they can no longer ignore, whether it’s a sudden crisis or a wound that has been festering for years. It’s unfortunate…
 
As a relationship therapist, I cannot overemphasize the importance of self care. There is this popular misconception that taking time for yourself is selfish — but this is completely false. Self care not only helps you restore yourself, but it replenishes your energy so that you can continue to give to those around you. Including your partner. When…
 
In the first episode of Couplehood, you’ll discover how relationship challenges can be a beautiful opportunity to deepen and strengthen your connection with your partner. ‌ Years ago, I was a new mother, wife, and homeowner, working toward my designation as a psychotherapist. You could say I had it all. But I wasn’t happy. Becoming a mother made me…
 
In this episode, we talk about how to build tech for social justice, with Alex Qin, co-founder and CEO of Emergent Works. Alex talks about the challenges she had to face being a woman in tech, how shaving her head caused people to treat her with more respect and launched her on a path toward social justice, and her company’s first in-house app, Not…
 
In this episode, we talk about .NET with Maria Naggaga, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft for .NET interactive and ASP.NET. Maria talks about how coding was actually a great path because of her dyslexia, what .NET is, what it’s good for and what the learning curve is to use it effectively. Show Links DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Career …
 
Get ready to experience true Couplehood! ‌ I’m so happy to announce the launch of the Couplehood podcast, a new series that tackles the complexities, joys, and challenges of maintaining a happy, healthy, and satisfying relationship while living a life full of big changes! I’m Allison Villa, a registered psychotherapist and relationship expert with …
 
In this episode, we talk about how to stay motivated and get your first job, with Danny Thompson, software engineer at Frontdoor and the chapter founder and organizer of GDG Memphis, a meetup for providing resources and supporting developers along their careers. Danny talks about going from gas station fry cook to developer, how to maintain drive a…
 
In this episode, we talk Typescript with Dan Vanderkam, principal software engineer at Sidewalk Labs, and author of Effective TypeScript. Dan talks about the difference between working on a personal project versus a project at scale, what typescript is, and how it can help you once you move to those larger projects. Show Links DevDiscuss (sponsor) …
 
In this episode, we talk about learning to code when you’re older, with Allison Sheridan, creator of the NosillaCast Mac Podcast, and former IT Fellow at Raytheon. Allison talks about why she picked up coding in her retirement, her challenges and successes on her coding journey, as well as her tips for learning. Show Links DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevN…
 
In this episode, we talk about how to use code to build cross-cultural understanding, with Laura Gutierrez Funderburk, data science intern at Cybera’s Callysto Project. Laura talks about how diving into projects and finding mentors helped push her through her coding journey, using Jupyter Notebooks to create curriculums for teachers with the goal o…
 
In this episode of DevNews, hosts Saron Yitbarek and Josh Puetz, cover how Apple server problems caused slowdowns and crashes for app launching in all versions of MacOS, the rise of school districts being the targets of ransomware attacks, and GitHub reinstating youtube-dl, a program to download videos from YouTube and other video sites, after a Di…
 
In this episode, we chat we talk about spatial computing with April Speight, cloud advocate for spatial computing at Microsoft. April talks about moving from fashion to development, what spatial computing is, and her personal curriculum to learn what she needed to in order to make the switch from project management to the world of extended reality.…
 
In this episode, we talk about about going from convict to coder with software engineer, Rick Wolter. Rick talks about being sent to prison for murder as a teen, deciding to learn to code while being locked up, and what it takes to land that first job with a felony on your record. Show Links DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Career Karma (spon…
 
In this episode, we talk about how to learn data science and machine learning, with Jay Feng, co-founder and head of data science at Interview Query. Jay talks about how data science got him back into development after some bad coding experiences, how the different tools for machine learning and data science work together, and if machine learning i…
 
In this episode, we talk about React with Sophie Alpert, engineering manager at Humu, former manager of the React core team at Facebook. Sophie talks about the decision to drop out of college to work full-time at Kahn Academy, what her favorite things about React are, and going from the top open source contributor to React to then building it on th…
 
In this episode, we talk about accessibility in tech and how tech can be used to empower people from a variety of backgrounds, with Sareh Heidari, Software engineer at BBC News. Sareh talks about transitioning from physics to development, how networking and meetups helped her land her first job, and how the BBC integrates accessibility in their wor…
 
In this episode, we talk Ruby with Jay McGavren, author of Head First Ruby and Head First Go, and web developer at Kajabi. Jay talks about the pros and cons of using Ruby, what coding in Ruby looks like, and if it’s a good language for beginners to first learn. Show Links DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Career Karma (sponsor) Cockroach Labs …
 
In this episode, we talk about learning and loving CSS, with Hui Jing Chen, UX Developer at Shopify. Hui Jing talks about how playing professional basketball led to becoming a developer, how she became a CSS expert, and why you should always read the specs. Show Links DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Career Karma (sponsor) Cockroach Labs (spo…
 
In this episode, we talk auth, with Sam Julien, developer advocate engineer at Auth0. Sam talks about how he got out a rut and into development with a little help from his friends, what auth is, and what are the things you really need to know about it Show Links DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) Career Karma (sponsor) Cockroach Labs (sponsor) …
 
In this episode, we talk about getting into open source, with Janessa Tran, junior software engineer at Ten Forward Consulting. Janessa talks about being one of a triplet of coders, how contributing to open source early on helped her to level up her dev skills, and what you should look for as a beginner when choosing what open source projects to wo…
 
In this episode, we’re talking about live coding with Jesse Weigel, senior software engineer at Dicks Sporting Goods, and YouTube live streamer for freeCodeCamp. Jesse talks about how he got into live streaming his work, the ways in which live streaming has helped him as a developer, and his advice for folks who want to start their own coding lives…
 
As an industry, tech is not well equipped to accept when people change their names. This problem effects a range of people, including those who have a change of marital status. However, it can especially effect the security of those who are survivors of domestic violence, and those who are trans, who have to suffer through deadnaming by their tech …
 
In this episode, we’re talking about how as an industry, tech should strive for equitable design, and how you can harness your privilege to help create diversity, with Aubrey Blanche, director of global head of equitable design and impact at Culture Amp, and Founder and CEO of The Mathpath. Aubrey talks about how the term “diversity and inclusion” …
 
In this episode, we talk about how frontend development has changed over the past 20 years, and how to keep on learning new skills, with Crysfel Villa, Senior Software Engineer at InVision, and backend lead at Coding Coach. Crysfel talks about how he navigated his english language barrier learning to code 20 years ago, how putting himself out there…
 
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