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I know I’m Crazy podcast, hosted by Naja Hall focuses on divorce, coparenting, steparenting, childhood trauma, and emotional wellness by putting a light-hearted spin on very serious topics. As a well-known Life Coach, author and curator of one of the largest blended family platforms, Naja has a knack for providing resources that guide people through some of life’s toughest moments in a relatable way. Her unique way of simplifying complex subject-matter is a special gift and her ability to connect makes everyone feel right at home. Naja resides in New York City. She is a Wife and a Stepmom of 3. Listen, we’re all a little CRAZY, so let’s get CRAZY together!
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Episode 38: What Can White People Do To Support Black Lives Matter
I’ve recently taken on an interesting challenge proposed to me by my White listeners, followers, friends, colleagues, and clients. I want to TRY to respond to the DMs, emails, and messages from White people that care enough to NOT want to err on the side of injustice. I pride myself on maintaining a diverse audience […]
Podcast 012: I finally created a STEPMOM ONLY Community
I realized that many of fellow StepSistas (stepmoms+sisterfriends) listen to my podcast because of my approach to stepmomming. After careful thought, planning and execution, I created a space just for us. It’s a site where I am pouring all of my stepmom tools, resources and content in one private community. There’s a discussion forum where […]
PODCAST 011: WTF is Borderline Personality Disorder?
I recently chatted with my friend Brian Barnett. He is not only an expert on Borderline Personality Disorder, he’s actually rid himself of the terrible disorder that plagues 4% of Americans. This podcast takes an in-depth look at BPD and the people that it affects. Brian is proof that there is hope beyond borderline. FROM […]
Podcast 010: How To Cope When Your Child Is Turned Against You with Erasing Family
This week I am chatting with the founder of Erasing Family, Ginger Gentile. According to www.Erasingfamily.org, in the US alone, over 22 MILLION PARENTS are being erased from their children’s lives after divorce and separation. Ginger offers tips on how to cope as an erased family member and how to handle your child when they […]
PODCAST 009: 14 Signs You Are Jealous of Your Best Friend
via GIPHY The Brady Bunch is arguably the most well-known blended family sitcoms in pop culture. The feature film version of the show satirized the original characters in a with a modern twist. One of the most memorable scenes was little sister Jan’s frustration with the favoritism of her big sister, Marcia. From the expression […]
PODCAST 008: Naja chats with media-maven Demetria L. Lucas
In this episode of I Know I’m Crazy with Naja Hall, I chat with pop-culture maven, Demetria L. Lucas on divorce, pop culture and current events. We had such a fun girl-chat and the tea was HOTTTTT! ABOUT OUR GUEST DEMETRIA L. LUCAS: Dubbed “the Black Carrie Bradshaw” by The Washington Post, Demetria L. […]
Podcast 007: How to heal from physical and emotional abuse
In this episode of I Know I’m Crazy with Naja Hall, I chat with Psychotherapist and abuse survivor, Anita Bentata. She hails from Australia and she shares her own experiences with abuse and how she has turned her life experiences into a life-changing platform. ABOUT OUR GUEST ANITA BENTATA: Anita Bentata transforms the uncomfortable into living […]
Podcast 006 Toxic motherhood is a VERY real thing!
Listen on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher or Google Play In this episode of I Know I’m Crazy with Naja Hall, I chat with Jennifer Arnise. Our conversation was uncomfortably too real at times because we are discussing a tough topic, Toxic Mothers! Jen gives personal and professional insights on how to deal with a toxic mom. […]
Podcast 005 Advice from Veteran Stepmom Brenda Ockun
OMG, I’m so excited to share my chat with Brenda Ockun, the publisher of Stepmom Magazine. *Shameless plug, I am April’s Stepmom Magazine covergirl. Be sure to grab a copy! (As a bonus, be sure to listen to my Affirmations for Stressed-Out Stepmoms) Listen on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher or Google Play In this episode of […]
PODCAST 004: Affirmations to Help Stepmom Stay Sane
Listen on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher or Google Play In this episode of I Know I’m Crazy with Naja Hall, I am sharing my very own stepmom affirmations. I know how weird stepmom life can feel and sometimes you need a quick reminder of how strong you really are. If you are mothering another […]
003 PODCAST: You’re probably ADDICTED to DRAMA with
Listen on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher or Google Play In this episode of I Know I’m Crazy with Naja Hall, I chat with Addiction Treatment Specialist, Chris Wilkins. I was instantly drawn to his work because many of us are consumed by conflict and he is the perfect person to teach us about letting go […]
PODCAST: How to handle a HIGH CONFLICT Ex with finesse
I couldn’t wait until the premiere date next week to share something on the *first season of I Know I’m Crazy! The IKIC podcast line up is AMAZING!!! This is not an official podcast for IKIC but it gives you an up close and personal view of me! If you scroll down, there’s also video […]
Naja Hall’s new podcast, ‘I Know I’m CRAZY’ is making waves
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE From the B&B Team We are so excited to announce the arrival of Naja Hall’s highly anticipated *new blended family podcast, I Know I’m CRAZY. I know I’m Crazy podcast focuses on divorce, coparenting, steparenting, childhood trauma and emotional wellness by putting a light-hearted spin on very serious topics. As a well-known […]
PODCAST: Founder Naja Hall’s iHeartRadio Interview!
I’m so excited to announce a cool opportunity that I had last week. The nice folks at iHeartRadio got word of all of the positive things we’re doing here at B&B and they reached out to me for an interview. I’ve shared it on Youtube and Soundcloud so be sure to watch and or/listen! It’s […]
PODCAST: I Cyber Bullied My Husband’s Mistress and Went to JAIL
LISTEN NOW: Soundcloud or Youtube What happens when you find out your Husband is cheating? Well this week’s guest, Sassi, took it upon herself to seek out the mistress, post her picture and phone number on Craigslist! This week’s podcast was informative, funny, heartbreaking and then funny again! This week’s guest, Blended and Black member, Sassi […]
Can’t We ALL Just Get Along: New Wife vs. Ex Wife
Today I talked with Blended and Black member, Antoinette. Together she and her Husband have blended clan of 8 children! Yup 8 kids! Her Husband has 4 from a previous marriage. Antoinette has 3. And together they have 1. Antoinette shares anecdotes about how to support a Spouse that share’s kids with a high-conflict ex. […]
PODCAST: How Naja Hall became the ‘Queen of Conflict Resolution’
I have not spent much time contributing to the B&B podcast, but I have been lucky enough to be featured on the work of others. Most recently, I sat down with Chicago-based Family Law Attorney, Andrea Harvey for her show Harvey Law Speaks. Check out the clip below! We discuss how I got dubbed, The […]
PRESS RELEASE: Naja Hall Talks High Conflict Co-Parenting and Her Qwn “Girl,Bye!” Moments
Blended and Black founder, Naja Hall spoke with AskSharifah on Sharifah Hardie’s long-running LA talk radio show. The ladies had a full 1 hour session on-air and it was full of so many sistafriend moments. They spoke about Naja’s experiences as a Family Life Coach and some best practices in dealing with high-conflict personalities, mental illness, […]
PODCAST: I Just Don’t Like My Dad’s New Wife
Story Time: I just don’t like my Dad’s new Wife Listen to the latest Podcast NOW on Youtube! Backstory Blended and Black member, Shell’s parents divorced when she was 12. She went from feeling like the apple of her father’s eye to being stunned when he married her Stepmom 2 years after her parent’s divorce. […]