Jun 12, 2019
Welcome to After the Show
of The Radkes. If you are looking for an explanation for
episode 2 Mommy Issues, you have probably guessed by now that there
is no explanation. Just like there isn't an explanation for
anything else we do on the show. It's really just our lives, our
family, and the lovely town of Lufkin, TX.
This week we faced a problem
that is rampant among families everywhere, and that is mothers.
Either you are one or you got one. That's the thing about mothers.
You get messed up by one, then you turn around and mess somebody
else up. It's really just a vicious cycle. No one parents with
This episode brought out some
emotion in me. Talk about my daughter and I cry. Talk about my
mother and I cry. Hopefully, you will be entertained by the family
dynamic of three generations and feel the love that we share for
- [03:21] Melissa, David, Remi,
and Melissa's Mother Annette are here to talk about the
- [04:15] Melissa is always
wanting Remi to be more girly.
- [05:08] Growing up, Melissa was
over the top girly according to Annette.
- [08:31] Remi asked Melissa to
be her soccer goalie, and she did better than Remi thought she
- [09:53] Melissa played softball
and basketball growing up. Sports weren't really her thing, but she
was always up for a good costume and a photo.
- [13:08] This episode
encapsulated Melissa and Annette's relationship perfectly. They are
the yin and Yang or the Dorothy and the Sofia of the Golden
- [13:19] We forgive each other
quite often and love each other a lot.
- [14:24] We ended up singing
together in the show, but Melissa's beef was that Annette didn't
ask her before signing her up.
- [17:28] The Dixie Chunks.
Annette, Melissa, Aunt Melba, and Meredith were singing and wanted
to come up with a name. Melissa's Dad suggested the Dixie Chunks,
and they fell over laughing, but the name stuck.
- [23:39] This was a cute real to
life episode balancing the way Melissa s' mother raised her and how
Melissa is raising Remi.
- [25:09] Melissa had a pony that
would roll over when Melissa got on him.
- [26:21] David and Melissa are
Mitch and Cam from Modern Family, and Melissa looked like Cam with
- [28:54] Annette, Melissa, and
Remi love and adore each other, no matter what. Share this episode
with your mother.
- [30:15] Be sure to watch the
show and subscribe and listen to us talk about After the
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