Vocalist Valentina Raffaelli and bassist Molly Hebert-Wilson from the Philadelphia-based folk band Sparkle Pony stop by the Petticoat Rule studio to share their many motivating strategies for overcoming one's inner critic while inspiring us with their down-to-earth dedication to their craft. We also hear the rich stories behind the songs they share with us, about Valentina's experiences as a musician in her native country of Italy, and about Molly's beautiful musical relationship with her mother. SPOTIFY: The Sparkle Pony Playlist CREDITS: Intro/Outro Tunes created in collaborative segment with Valentina, Molly, Erika, and Tara using a Korg Kaossilator Dynamic Phrase Synthesizer. This project supported in part by a Seed Award from The Sprout Fund. The producers would like to thank The River's Edge for providing the use of their studio space and equipment in the making of this episode.Special Guests: Molly Hebert-Wilson and Valentina Raffaelli.