Glimmering Podcast

Where we learn out loud to love deeply, grow successfully, and live justly.

About the show

We’re Leslie and Laura Camacho. We created the Glimmering podcast to help ourselves - and others - to think and talk about The Big Stuff. Join us as we learn out loud together on subjects ranging from marriage and mental health to politics and parenting. We’re committed to help each other love deeply, grow successfully, and live justly.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Talk to Your Kids About Gender Identity Diversity & Inclusion

    Article  |  November 20th, 2019
    By Laura Camacho
    lgbtq, social justice, tdor
  • Ask Me Anything Dad; Plus Meet our New Co-Host!

    Episode  |  August 3rd, 2019  |  1 hr 15 mins

    In this episode, Leslie and Sophia are launching the first of their new segment, called “Ask Me Anything Dad.” It’s a wide-ranging discussion with a 12 year old about beliefs, sexuality, and identity. If you’re a parent, or just someone who is curious about what’s going on in the minds of “kids these days” this could be gold for you.

  • Glimmering 2020: "Electability"

    Article  |  July 9th, 2019
    By Laura Camacho
    2020, politics, primaries
  • End U.S. Border Concentration Camps

    Article  |  July 1st, 2019
    By Laura Camacho

    The United States is committing human rights violations at our southern border. Lawful asylum seekers are being detained in inhumane conditions at ICE concentration camps. It's up to us to stop them.

  • Episode 89: What Does Laura have against White Men? Plus, Leslie got a New Gig!

    Episode  |  June 23rd, 2019  |  1 hr 4 mins
    patriarchy, politics, women's rights

    Leslie talks about his new job and Laura rants about the patriarchy.

  • Laura's Deschutes County Voters' Guide - Special Election May 21, 2019

    Article  |  May 4th, 2019
    By Laura Camacho
    politics, voter's guide

    Here's who/what to vote for.

  • Episode 88: Our First Easter since Leaving the Christian Church

    Episode  |  April 21st, 2019  |  42 mins 31 secs

    This year, we celebrated a religious Easter...outside of Christianity. It was completely new and wonderful!

  • Episode 87: A Dramatic Turn of Events!

    Episode  |  March 31st, 2019  |  44 mins 32 secs
    entrepreneurship, jobs, transitions

    A life update show! Leslie talks about being let go (getting fired) while maintaining friendships, Laura talks us through Alana's visions issue, and... well, that's more than enough really.

  • Episode 86: Kids and Media Consumption 101 - Let’s Start with the Science

    Episode  |  March 21st, 2019  |  57 mins 3 secs
    consumption, media, parenting, screen time

    Parenting in the digital age: what works for us, what doesn't, and why we aren't freaking out about screen time.

  • Episode 85: Media is the root of all heartache. Or is it?

    Episode  |  February 28th, 2019  |  50 mins 44 secs
    consumption, marriage, media

    In this episode, we talk about media consumption - what media held a deep influence in our early years, what’s been recently life-changing and what we’re currently enjoying.

    We talk about what it’s like to give ourselves permission to simply enjoy the media we love, and how it enriches our lives and relationships. And we wonder if we need to be more critical about our indulgences, making room for other activities.

  • HeyLauraWhat...mattress should I buy?

    Article  |  February 21st, 2019
    By Laura Camacho
    hey laura what, hlw, sleep deeply

    Your complete guide to sleeping like the Camachos!

  • Anti-racist resources for teachers (and parents)

    Article  |  February 17th, 2019
    By Laura Camacho
    anti-racism, education, montessori, parenting, resources, social justice, teaching

    A list of articles, websites, books, media, and groups that help teachers with anti-racism

  • Nice White Supremacy: A conversation with my 3rd grader

    Article  |  February 13th, 2019
    By Laura Camacho
    bipoc lives matter, black lives matter, parenting, racism, white supremacy

    What happened when kids were coloring Rosa Parks and Ruby Bridges as white girls.

  • HeyLauraWhat...is Intersectional Feminism?

    Article  |  February 12th, 2019
    By Laura Camacho
    blacklivesmatter, explainer, feminism, heylaurawhat, hlw, intersectionality, politics, primer

    Going back to my HLW roots, I've curated some resources on Intersectional Feminism.

  • Episode 84: Soul. Food. - From Food Shame to Mindful Eating

    Episode  |  February 6th, 2019  |  40 mins 49 secs
    consumption, eating disorders, mindful eating, mindfulness

    We talk about our personal hangups about food consumption, and practice some mindful eating right on the show.

  • Episode 83: Food Waste

    Episode  |  January 29th, 2019  |  51 mins 33 secs
    climate change, climate justice, consumption, environment, food waste, human justice, landfill, prison labor, single-use

    The food we don’t consume: why we don’t, where it goes, and how to do better - all through a “Live Justly” lens.