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Hard Knocks Podcast

By Jourdan Watts

Sharing stories of how we overcome the unexpected struggles in life. My mission is to talk about the "hush, hush" topics - things like divorce, addiction, abuse, infertility, marital affairs, single parenting, etc. Everyone deserves the chance to tell their story - here is their opportunity.

  1. 1.
    Intro to Hard Knocks Podcast04/30/2019
    11:05
  2. 2.
    Episode 1: Jourdan Watts - Early Life and What Lead to Her Being a Single Mom05/01/2019
    38:46
  3. 3.
    Episode 2: Emilie Farrer - Living with Type 1 Diabetes and Being a Single Mom05/02/2019
    43:01
  4. 4.
    Episode 3: Casey Hudgens - Talking about Her Sister's Death, Domestic Abuse, Divorce, Dating as a Single Mom and Putting Your Kids First05/07/2019
    1:17:51
  5. 5.
    Episode 4: Carissa Makinen - Dealing with Two Miscarriages and Making a Marriage Strong05/09/2019
    47:37
  6. 6.
    Episode 5: JaKale Park - Dealing with Depression and Anxiety, as well as a Child with Anxiety05/14/2019
    1:20:41
  7. 7.
    Episode 6: Shailee Garnier - Loss of a Brother and Ways to Deal with Grief05/16/2019
    56:54
  8. 8.
    Episode 8: Vicki Averett - Ectopic Pregnancy, Overcoming a Drug Addiction, Divorce, Dating, Raising a Blended Family with 6 Kids05/21/2019
    1:05:36
  1. 9.
    Episode 9: Nicole Beutler - Nine Years of Infertility, Miracle Baby and Secondary Infertility05/23/2019
    56:06
  2. 10.
    Episode 10: Janaya Jessalyn - Sexual Abuse as a Child by a Babysitter05/28/2019
    28:47
  3. 11.
    Episode 11: Carrie Crane - Abusive Childhood, Pregnant 3 Times in High School, Adoption, Divorce and Making Something of Yourself05/30/2019
    37:02
  4. 12.
    Episode 12: Jourdan Watts - Some Things I Left Out in My 0-18 Years06/04/2019
    42:16
  5. 13.
    Episode 7: Shannell Stewart - Domestic Violence, Divorce, Placing for Adoption06/06/2019
    1:01:45
  6. 14.
    Episode 13: Lee Beechboard - SPS (Single Parent Survivalist)06/11/2019
    42:00
  7. 15.
    Episode 17: Samie Sorensen - Pregnant at 15, Single Motherhood, Dating as a Single Mom06/13/2019
    33:34
  8. 16.
    Episode 15: Jenessa Ogden, Part 1 - Being Adopted, Pregnant in High School, Placing for Adoption and Meeting Her Birth Parents06/18/2019
    1:27:21
  9. 17.
    Episode 16: Jenessa Ogden, part 2 - A Marital Affair and How to Make Your Marriage Work After06/20/2019
    54:28
  10. 18.
    Episode 18: Katie Taylor - Loss and How She Copes06/25/2019
    40:41
  11. 19.
    Episode 19: Dakota Tobler - Young Mom of 3 with PPD (Postpartum Depression) and Her Suicide Story06/27/2019
    48:02
  12. 20.
    Episode 20: Jourdan Watts - Part 3, Catching You up to Today07/01/2019
    44:16
  13. 21.
    Episode 21: Josie Moosman - Child of an Affair, Abusive Relationship, Loss of Bonus Mom and Sister, Single Motherhood & Coming Out on Top07/04/2019
    56:12
  14. 22.
    Episode 22: Shilo Madsen - Young Marriage and Divorce, Loss of Her Baby and Best Friend07/08/2019
    26:20
  15. 23.
    Episode 23: Amanda Mogan - Growing up with Grandpa, Cancer and Her Caregiver Story07/11/2019
    45:54
  16. 24.
    Episode 24: Sharde Parker - Sexual Abuse as a Child by Step-Dad07/13/2019
    30:18
  17. 25.
    Episode 25: Janie Lundgreen - Being Single in Your Mid 20s07/15/2019
    1:03:22
  18. 26.
    Episode 26: Janessa Farrer - Chatting with an LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) aka Therapist07/18/2019
    1:39:03
  19. 27.
    Episode 27: Justice Jacobs - Sexual and Physical Abuse as a Child07/22/2019
    42:47
  20. 28.
    Episode 28: Karyssa Stock - Growing up in a Broken Home, Drug Addiction, Foster Care and Postpartum Depression07/25/2019
    38:42
  21. 29.
    Episode 29: Amy Collom - Loss of Father as a Teenager and its Lasting Effects07/27/2019
    1:13:22
  22. 30.
    Episode 31: Jourdan Watts - Ask Me Anything!08/01/2019
    42:54
  23. 31.
    Episode 32: Kourtney Campos - Poor Decisions, Being Bullied and Toxic Relationship08/05/2019
    21:19
  24. 32.
    Episode 33: Christine Pinder - A Mother's View of Her Child's Attempted Suicide08/08/2019
    49:33
  25. 33.
    Episode 34: Jesika Morrell - Depression & Anxiety and a Nearly Fatal UTV Accident08/10/2019
    23:57
  26. 34.
    Episode 35: Jesenia @pmddwarriors - Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)08/12/2019
    17:39
  27. 35.
    Episode 36: Teisha Curtis - Abandonment, Drug Addiction, High School Dropout and Mental Health08/15/2019
    41:08
  28. 36.
    Episode 37: Carly Jones - Toxic Relationship with a Narcissist08/19/2019
    1:01:45
  29. 37.
    Episode 38: Bailee Morrell - Not Knowing Her Father Until She was 5, Back and Forth Between Homes, Young Marriage08/22/2019
    21:41
  30. 38.
    Episode 39: Tasia Duncan - Loss of Her Baby Girl08/24/2019
    36:30
  31. 39.
    Episode 40: Bre Roberts - Unhealthy Relationships, Divorce & Single Motherhood08/26/2019
    43:09
  32. 40.
    Episode 41: Micah Pederson - Fostering, Adoption, Special Needs Parenting and Marriage08/29/2019
    40:36
  33. 41.
    Episode 42: Jourdan Watts - Let's Talk about Business!09/02/2019
    1:04:27
  34. 42.
    Episode 43: Karsyn - Talk with a 7 Year Old09/05/2019
    24:27
  35. 43.
    Episode 42: Jess @jessisandgetsreal - Suicide Attempt, Special Needs Mom, Anxiety & Depression, Other Health Problems09/07/2019
    26:14
  36. 44.
    Episode 45: Rebecca Chesley - Chatting with a Social Worker about Human & Sex Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation09/09/2019
    1:02:35
  37. 45.
    Episode 46: Anita Whittingham - Infertility, IVF and Her Miracle Baby09/12/2019
    31:17
  38. 46.
    Episode 47: Breanne Nentwich - Loss of Her Brother, Parent's Divorce, Sexual Abuse of a Friend & Finding Herself09/16/2019
    40:16
  39. 47.
    Episode 48: Stacie Shonkwiler - Severe Physical & Emotional Abuse as a Child, PTSD and Abortion09/19/2019
    31:23
  40. 48.
    Episode 49: Heather Dressel - Highly Sensitive People, Types of Empaths and Finding the Beauty in Life09/21/2019
    44:17
  41. 49.
    Episode 50: Amanda Beckham - PCOS, Infertility, Miscarriage and Healing through the Grief09/23/2019
    1:03:44
  42. 50.
    Episode 51: Colton Ogden - MotoX Accident, Partial LDS Mission and His Side of the Affair09/26/2019
    1:15:23
  43. 51.
    Episode 52: Carolina Vee - Growing Up in Poverty, Toxic Parental Relationships, Sexual Assault and Overcoming the Odds09/30/2019
    1:11:23
  44. 52.
    Episode 53: Jourdan Watts - Let's Talk PARENTING!10/03/2019
    39:16
  45. 53.
    Episode 54: Michelle Standley - Her Sister's Story and Murder10/05/2019
    41:47
  46. 54.
    Episode 55: McKel Wahlstrom - Finding Her Biological Dad and Family, Emotionally Abusive Relationship, Anxiety and Military Spouse Life10/07/2019
    57:10
  47. 55.
    Episode 56: "Olivia" - What's it's like to be Married to a Narcissist and Divorce10/10/2019
    48:40
  48. 56.
    Episode 57: Michelle Rebecca - Going through an Identity Crisis10/14/2019
    1:05:19
  49. 57.
    Episode 58: Marty Wilkinson - Can an Abuser Really Change and Recover?10/17/2019
    1:13:43
  50. 58.
    Episode 59: Natalie Banks - Married to an Alcoholic, Divorce, Infertility, Loss of Sister, Homeschooling & Becoming an Author10/19/2019
    53:57
  51. 59.
    Episode 60: "Ava" - Molestation, Self Harm, Addiction, Pregnancy, Single Mom of a Child with Autism10/21/2019
    37:49
  52. 60.
    Episode 61: Kenzie Draper - Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) aka Being REALLY Sick while Pregnant10/24/2019
    36:55
  53. 61.
    Episode 62: Katelin Gentry - Having Two Babies 14 Months Apart, Single Motherhood & Self Image Struggles10/28/2019
    39:06
  54. 62.
    Episode 63: Kirsten D. Samuel - Sexual Assault, Husband's Porn Addiction & Miscarriage10/31/2019
    1:00:33
  55. 63.
    Episode 64: Emily Hessey - The Kindness Matters Project11/05/2019
    23:51
  56. 64.
    Episode 65: "Emma" - Abortion11/08/2019
    18:59
  57. 65.
    Episode 66: Brandy Walker - How Growing Up in a Bubble Affected Her Life11/09/2019
    36:05
  58. 66.
    Episode 67: Annie Highwater - A Mother's Perspective on Her Child's Drug Addiction11/12/2019
    53:40
  59. 67.
    Episode 68: Emily Hessey - Navigating through Divorce and Becoming Friends Again11/14/2019
    1:12:41
  60. 68.
    Episode 69: Meghan Draheim - Depression and Anxiety11/18/2019
    1:13:05
  61. 69.
    Episode 70: Viva Clark - Sexual, Physical and Emotional Abuse11/21/2019
    52:54
  62. 70.
    Episode 71: "Isabella" - Her Parent's Nasty Divorce and How It Affected Her11/23/2019
    1:07:05
  63. 71.
    Episode 72: Ty Jensen - Bullying, Meeting Father as a Teen, Mom's Caregiver11/25/2019
    1:06:42
  64. 72.
    Episode 73: Jourdan Watts - Random Guest Questions Answered12/03/2019
    35:48
  65. 73.
    Episode 74: Michelle Young - Infertility and Becoming an Author12/05/2019
    20:28
  66. 74.
    Episode 75: Tasia Duncan, part 2 - Life After Loss12/07/2019
    48:27
  67. 75.
    Episode 76: Kati Mason - Sexual Abuse, Parental Abandonment, Infertility & Miscarriage12/10/2019
    1:35:54
  68. 76.
    Episode 77: Lindsay Sorensen - Loss of Father and Two Brothers, Sexual Abuse, Abusive Relationship12/12/2019
    1:57:35
  69. 77.
    Episode 78: Kelsey Christensen - Bullying and Single Motherhood with Twins12/16/2019
    32:03
  70. 78.
    Episode 79: Shataya Walker - Depression, Custody Battle, Helping Husband Deal with Alcoholism12/19/2019
    59:57
  71. 79.
    Episode 80: Emily Harman - Verbally Abusive Marriage, Son with Addictions, Daughter with Invisible Illnesses12/23/2019
    46:28
  72. 80.
    Episode 81: Tracy Balch - Her Daughter's Suicide (Emilee's Story)12/30/2019
    1:14:36
  73. 81.
    Episode 82: SEASON 2 IS HERE!! 2019 in Review06/02/2020
    16:24
  74. 82.
    Episode 83: Kristen Heath - A Walking Medical Hazard06/09/2020
    45:36
  75. 83.
    Episode 84: Nancy Smith - Chronic Illness and How to Live Happier!06/11/2020
    51:34
  76. 84.
    Episode 85: Corina Rowley - How an Abusive Childhood Affected Her Adult Life06/16/2020
    40:23
  77. 85.
    Episode 86: Tyler Christensen - Food Addiction, Unemployment and Major Weight Loss06/25/2020
    42:02
  78. 86.
    Episode 87 - Cathy McKinnon: Infertility, Cancer and Divorce07/09/2020
    41:43
  79. 87.
    Episode 88: Paul Sando - Rejection from Coming Out as Gay, Marrying a Woman, Adopting Two Kids, Marrying a Man, Divorce and Cancer07/30/2020
    54:35

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