Knot Too Taboo
Knot Too Taboo
Stage 29 Podcast Productions
Gretchen and Slade had 10 years of romantic bliss before they welcomed their miracle baby, Skylar. Now that she’s made her debut, everything in their life has changed! Gretchen and Slade’s daily “crazy” involves balancing parenthood, relationships, and career, while dealing with sleep deprivation, a messy house, diaper changes, bottles, and baby spit-up. They’ll talk about it all, plus sex, money, in-laws, and celebrities on their podcast! Nothing is too taboo to be discussed with Gretchen and Slade who are “knot” married but offer “marginal advice” on stuff they’re dealing with on the daily.
Take off that Pandemic 25 with fitness guru Robert Reames!
On this episode of Knot Too Taboo, Gretchen and Slade break down all things health and wellness with author of the best selling book Make Over Your Metabolism and head trainer/nutritionist for the Dr Phil Show for 18 years, fitness expert Robert Reames. Slade opens up about how he hunted Robert down to be on the show to help him address the weight he’s gained over the last year. Robert explains his model for wellness, the RR Big Four of Life- which entails optimum exercise, optimum nutrition, proper rest and stress management.  Robert spells out what you have to do to take care of yourself and shares his top tips so you can look and feel your best. What is the secret when it comes to exercise? Why does Robert say he never has his clients count calories? What is a plate structure and why is it so effective in managing your weight? What does Robert say is the enemy of weight control and why is the idea of perspective so important in managing stress? Robert gives advice to Slade on how he can get himself back into shape and hear why Gretchen pokes fun of Slade for having low T and man boobs and what her secret is to staying healthy and fit!  https://www.facebook.com/robertreameslive/ https://twitter.com/robertreames https://www.instagram.com/robertswellnessrevolution/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoL6RW1Mo7RdYuxu29UuDTg Gretchen Rossi Instagram @gretchenrossi Slade Smiley Instagram @sladesmiley Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 17
1 hr 7 min
Gretchen and Slade break all taboos with YouTube sensation Gigi Gorgeous
This is a fascinating and important conversation you won’t want to miss! On this episode of Knot Too Taboo, Gretchen and Slade are thrilled to welcome YouTube sensation, transgender activist and author of “He Said, She Said” the amazing Gigi Gorgeous. Gigi opens up publicly following her husband Nats Getty’s recent top surgery and explains how it has impacted their relationship dynamic. Gretchen shares with Gigi her nervousness about discussing the complexities of transgender issues and the three talk candidly about the best way to have honest and respectful conversations. Gigi speaks openly about coming out on her YouTube channel three times, why she chooses to be so public about the intimate details of her life, and how she convinced Nats to share his journey publicly as well. Gigi shares that she and Nats would like to have children and the three have a candid conversation about the complexities of the situation and share honestly their thoughts, struggles and personal experiences with one another.   https://www.instagram.com/gigigorgeous/?hl=en https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzco9CewPf0F-SP1p6LhWrw https://twitter.com/thegigigorgeous https://www.facebook.com/GigiGorgeous/ Gretchen Rossi Instagram @gretchenrossi Slade Smiley Instagram @sladesmiley Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10
1 hr 1 min
Knot Too Taboo Exclusive: Gretchen and Slade answer the rumors about a RHOC return
On this Knot Too Taboo Exclusive, Gretchen and Slade address directly the rumors that are swirling around about whether or not they plan to return to Housewives. They look back on their time on the show and reveal all of the behind-the-scenes drama including the accusation that Tamra Judge was allegedly a regular source of selling and leaking information to the press and then blaming Gretchen and Slade. Gretchen speaks to whether or not it’s true that she and her “rich Newport friends” are being courted by the show. They revisit their fight with Andy Cohen and talk about how Slade’s mom called Andy out and how he reacted. Gretchen talks about the shady behavior of the show’s producers and how she got tired of feeling like she was being used as fodder for ratings. Slade and Gretchen hold nothing back and finally answer whether or not they plan to return for another run on the show!  Gretchen Rossi Instagram @gretchenrossi Slade Smiley Instagram @sladesmiley Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 3
48 min
Find your life’s purpose with Numerologist Felicia Bender!
What do you know about the art and science of numerology? On this episode of Knot Too Taboo, Gretchen and Slade have a fascinating and energized conversation with The Pracical Numerologist and author of the book Redesign Your Life: Using Numerology To Create the Wildly Optimal You, Felicia Bender. Felicia explains what numerology is and how it can be used to uncover your life’s purpose. She reveals the results of the numerology reports she did on Gretchen and Slade and the three have a very personal and revealing conversation about the results. Find out what gave Gretchen chills all over her body! Gretchen and Slade ask Felicia about the repeating numbers they see and Felicia explains what each of them mean and what significance the vibration of the numbers hold.  Stay tuned for Felicia to expain to you what your Life Path number is, how to calculate it, and what it tells you about you and your life!  For specific instructions on how to calculate your life path number and what it can tell you about you and your life’s purpose, click here.  https://feliciabender.com/taboo/  https://www.facebook.com/ThePracticalNumerologist https://twitter.com/FeliciaBender1 https://www.instagram.com/feliciabender/ https://www.youtube.com/c/FeliciaBender Gretchen Rossi Instagram @gretchenrossi Slade Smiley Instagram @sladesmiley Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 24
1 hr 3 min
Special crossover episode with Gretchen and Slade and Dr. Judy Ho on how to Stop Self-Sabotage!
You won’t want to miss this special crossover episode with another fantastic host from the Stage 29 podcast family. On this episode of Knot Too Taboo, Gretchen and Slade welcome triple board certified clinical and forensic neuropsychologist and host of the podcast Supercharged Life, Dr. Judy Ho. Dr. Judy talks to Gretchen and Slade all about her life-changing book “Stop Self-Sabotage” and the three get very personal about how they self-sabotage in their own lives. Gretchen reveals her hidden feelings of unworthiness, Slade talks candidly about his weight gain, and Dr. Judy opens up about her perfectionism and tendency to procrastinate. Gretchen and Slade take Dr. Judy’s L.I.F.E. quiz and reveal the truth behind why they self-sabotage. Gretchen takes a deep dive into understanding how her childhood experiences impact her now and Slade examines how he distracts himself from doing difficult tasks. Dr. Judy offers concrete tips like writing if then/statements, value identification, and the 20-minute rule to help them and you stop self-sabotaging and live your best life! Make sure to check out Dr. Judy’s Life Quiz to find out which primary L.I.F.E. factor is getting in your way, as well as other free activities from Dr. Judy’s book! https://www.drjudyho.com/stopselfsabotageactivities Gretchen Rossi Instagram @gretchenrossi Slade Smiley Instagram @sladesmiley https://www.drjudyho.com/ https://www.instagram.com/drjudyho/ https://twitter.com/drjudyho        https://www.facebook.com/doctorjudyho   https://www.instagram.com/stage29podcasts https://twitter.com/stage29podcasts https://www.facebook.com/Stage29Podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 17
1 hr 4 min
Gretchen and Slade at Home- The intimate story of Gretchen’s epic proposal to Slade!
On this special episode of Knot Too Taboo, just in time for Valentine’s Day, Gretchen and Slade tell all the intimate behind-the-scenes secrets of Gretchen’s proposal to Slade on The Real Housewives. Hear all of the details of planning the epic proposal, how Gretchen ruined the plans of the production team, and how Slade got the shock of his life. Gretchen and Slade open up about why their relationship works and the rules that they try never to break. Gretchen reveals the traumatic moment that made her realize she wanted to propose to Slade and why she felt proposing was the right thing to do. Gretchen and Slade share how they feel about each other now, their thoughts on getting married, and the song Gretchen wrote and sang to celebrate their love.  Gretchen Rossi Instagram @gretchenrossi Slade Smiley Instagram @sladesmiley Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 10
1 hr 7 min
GRETCHEN AND SLADE: UPDATE/LISTENER Q & A
On this episode of Knot Too Taboo, Gretchen and Slade catch the listeners up about the latest with their daughter Skylar. Gretchen talks honestly about how hard it is to be a parent and shares two recent scary episodes in which her daughter accidentally got injured. Then Slade opens up about a listener question from a man struggling in his marriage. Gretchen and Slade explore marital conflict and reveal the time they got into such a big fight that Slade slept in the car. The two talk about dealing with addiction, why open communication is so important, being your authentic self with your partner, and whether you should go to couple’s counseling before you have a problem.  Gretchen Rossi Instagram  @gretchenrossi Slade Smiley Instagram @sladesmiley Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 3
46 min
Gretchen and Slade talk sleep and sex with high-performance sleep coach Dr. Michael Breus
On this episode of Knot Too Taboo, Gretchen and Slade are thrilled to reconnect wth the man they credit for saving their marriage. Dr. Michael Breus, often known as The Sleep Doctor, is a high-performance sleep coach and author of The Sleep Doctor’s Diet Plan and The Power of When. Gretchen and Slade share openly all of the mistakes they made when trying to sleep train their daughter and how they almost ended up divorced because of the fighting and stress. Dr Breus explains the advice he gave to them and Slade identifies the lghtbulb moment that changed everything for them. Dr. Breus then shares his secrets to great sleep for all of us including the importance of moving your body, how to be a short sleeper, and what chronotypes are and how they can help you. Gretchen and Slade open up about their sex life and Dr. Breus offers tips on the best time of day to have sex and coaches Gretchen and Slade on how to make the most of their sex life!   https://thesleepdoctor.com/ https://twitter.com/thesleepdoctor https://www.facebook.com/thesleepdoctor/ Gretchen Rossi Instagram @gretchenrossi Slade Smiley Instagram @sladesmiley Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 27
1 hr 4 min
Gretchen and Slade at Home- intimate post holiday catch-up
On this episode of Knot Too Taboo, Gretchen and Slade share intimate details of their life after the holidays. They talk about drinking too much, the stress they feel due to the state of the world, and the repercussions of speaking their minds. They share the joy of the holidays with Skylar, how they feel about New Years resolutions, and explore spirit animals and manifesting. Gretchen shares the the evolution of her relationship with Slade and how they feel about Slade’s reputation as a Housewife Hunter. You won’t want to miss it!   Gretchen Rossi Instagram  @gretchenrossi Slade Smiley Instagram @sladesmiley Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 13
54 min
Gretchen and Slade talk money with financial expert Rachel Cruze
On this episode of Knot Too Taboo, Gretchen and Slade have a compelling conversation with money expert, NY Times bestselling author of Know Yourself, Know Your Money, and daughter of financial guru Dave Ramsey, Rachel Cruze. Gretchen and Slade open up about how they were raised in terms of money, how it impacted them and what they value now. Gretchen shares her past obsession with material things and how her outlook has changed and Slade admits to being the spender in the pair. The two share the drastic decision they made in terms of their personal finances and what the impact was on their life. Learn from Rachel about why she has been on “commission” since age 5, what the four money classrooms are and how they can help you and why she says anyone can get out of debt in 18-24 months. Rachel Cruze shares tips and insights from her book with Gretchen and Slade about getting to the root of your relationship with money so you can get a handle on your finances and achieve your dreams. Purchase Rachel Cruze’s book Know Yourself, Know Your Money at www.rachelcruze.com.  https://www.facebook.com/rachelramseycruze https://www.instagram.com/rachelcruze/ https://twitter.com/rachelcruze https://www.youtube.com/user/rachelcruze Gretchen Rossi Instagram  @gretchenrossi Slade Smiley Instagram @sladesmiley Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 6
1 hr 1 min
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