Check out Episode 6 of our Podcast, “Division of Labor and Responsibilities in Relationships”

Welcome back, dear listeners!

And welcome back to Nikki, who has returned from her hiatus to rejoin Kate in our podcast, “Hammer Time with Nikki and Kate”!

Today’s episode focuses on how couples divide up the household, financial and/or parenting responsibilities, and what emotions/expectations may bubble up from that division.

We talk about how single parents deal with handling all of it on their own, and how teaching their kids to become more self-sufficient can help lighten the load a bit. We discuss households where one partner is the primary breadwinner and the other handles the child-rearing and/or household duties; where both partners are working; where one is disabled and the other is able-bodied, and how in every relationship, you need to be appreciative and sensitive to the other partner’s feelings.

While we do not proclaim to be any kind of relationship experts, we love sharing our thoughts and experiences with you, our dear listeners, in the hopes that you can relate to some of our stories and thoughts, and can feel comfort in the fact that we all need to continue to take account of our own feelings, as well as the feelings of those in our lives.

As always, we hope you’ll enjoy this episode of the podcast, just as we hope that you’ll stay tuned for the next one. Make sure you’re following us via Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube, or Tumblr to keep up with us! Remember – our episodes are also available to stream on iTunes and Google Play.

We’d love to continue receiving your feedback as to past episodes, as well as suggestions for upcoming episodes. Feel free to hit us up via social media, or by sending us an email at

Stay well, friends, and remember – be kind to each other, and to yourself!


Stay tuned for our SIXTH podcast episode!

Get ready for “Hammer Wars: Return of the Nikki”! 😂 Just kidding!! But in all seriousness, stay tuned later this week for our next podcast episode regarding the division of labor and responsibilities within a relationship. Kate and Nikki will be reunited, and it’ll feel so good! 😉 We’ll talk about how couples divide responsibilities in several different scenarios: with or without kids; when one partner is the primary breadwinner; when it’s an interabled relationship, etc. We’re so excited to have Nikki back from her hiatus! She’ll be giving us an update as to what she’s been up to, and will explain her new fitness and nutrition website, – Stay tuned, dear listeners! ❤️

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Take a Listen to Our Very First Podcast!!

Here it is, friends! Our very first podcast!

We really hope that you enjoy the episode; we’re so proud to share it with you!

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And please feel free to leave your comments about the episode below (or on our Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr or Google+ pages), or let us know what you’d like to hear in future episodes!

Our First Podcast Will Be About Valentine’s Day! Tune In Later This Week To Listen!

Greetings, all!

Stay tuned this weekend to listen to our very first podcast episode of “Hammer Time With Nikki and Kate: A Disabled Lawyer and a Personal Trainer Walk Into a Podcast….”!

This episode will revolve around a romantic’s favorite holiday: Valentine’s Day!

We’ll be discussing:

  • Our thoughts on the holiday;
  • The pressure people feel or expectations people have about showing affection/appreciation to the one they’re with on this one day of the year, especially if they haven’t been together for too long;
  • How babies and marriage can change how a couple celebrates;
  • Hooter’s Valentine’s Day deal involving free wings when you bring in (and shred) a picture of your ex;
  • Valentine’s Day horror stories, including when Kate had to break up with a real-life version of Dexter one Valentine’s Day; and, to end with some optimism,
  • Our best Valentine’s Days.

We’d love to know your opinions/stories involving the lovers’ holiday! Please feel free to leave a comment below, send us an email at, tweet to us at @HammerTimeNandK, or comment on our Facebook pageTumblr page or Google+ page.


Welcome to our site!

Welcome to “Hammer Time with Nikki and Kate: A Disabled Lawyer and a Personal Trainer Walk Into a Podcast….”

As two former All-American hammer throwers, we’ll be discussing a wide range of topics on our podcast: dating, marriage, having kids, not having kids, having a professional career, making your career as a stay-at-home mom, how to feel feminine while squatting 400 pounds, how two fierce competitors became sisters from two misters, and more!

We’re so excited to hear from you about our upcoming topics and our opinions on things. Please feel free to use the comment section below, or to email us at

More to come soon!

All our best,

Nikki and Kate

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Hammer Time With Nikki and Kate: A Disabled Lawyer and a Personal Trainer Walk Into a Podcast….