We're Trying

Just Doing Our Best

Calvin Chestnut, Rosalee Chestnut

A monthly podcast on the joys, fears, and anxieties we're experiencing as we try to start a family.

The Waiting Game

Ep 10 (26:08)

March 7, 2020

Final update before the baby day, Calvin and Rosalee look back on what they’ve done to prepare and how they’re feeling at the end.

Shower Anxiety

Ep 9 (40:55)

January 1, 2020

Checking in from the third trimester, Rosalee and Calvin look back on months of testing, chat about the theraputic effects of maternity clothes shopping, and go to lots of child birth classes

Back To School Testing

Ep 8 (39:56)

October 29, 2019

Calvin & Rosalee Chestnut give a 5 month update on pregnancy, going back to work, and genetic testing, then Calvin stresses about gender.

Summer Updates

Ep 7 (14:10)

August 28, 2019

Calvin and Rosalee go over a very fun and busy summer.

Creepy Corn Children

Ep 6 (22:57)

July 15, 2019

Rosie and Calvin chat about how much they’re enjoying this summer, and go over their worst nightmare scenarios inspired by horror movies

Summer Vacation, Woo!

Ep 5 (19:01)

June 24, 2019

Rosalee starts summer break and tries out an Ovulation Prediction Kit, while Calvin tracks his last period before doing some summer reading.

Planning The Unplannable

Ep 4 (17:12)

May 14, 2019

Two months in we go over our timeline and dream of an ideal world where things happen when most convenient, then we dip our toes into the world of ovulation tracking.

Our Own Little Monster

Ep 3 (24:17)

April 8, 2019

After checking in to make sure we’re both still feeling well about this whole process, we chat about Pregnancy Test Toads, when to stop drinking if you’re trying to get pregnant, and the risks of raising some poor teacher’s nightmare.

Parmesan Cheese and Pregnancy Tests

Ep 2 (19:53)

March 11, 2019

Calvin and Rosalee Chestnut are trying to start a family. Jump into the first episode to find out why they feel qualified to share their journey, how Calvin disappointed his family by suprising them with a podcast trailer, and what sort of things Rosalee is less frugal about.

We're Trying

Ep 1 (5:36)

February 2, 2019

Calvin and Rosalee Chestnut are trying to have a baby. They have no idea what they’re doing, but they’re trying their best.