(51) You Are Enough with Dr. Claire

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In this episode, I am talking to someone we all need right now – a psychologist! Join me and Dr. Claire Nicogossian as we talk about all things mental health including the difference between responding to the pandemic and actual depression, how to cope with shadow emotions such as anger, what self-care is and isn’t, and the one thing she filed in the back of her brain as a therapist all these years.… Read more

(50) Motherhood So White with Nefertiti

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Author, Nefertiti Austin, stops by to discuss Black motherhood, adoption, single parenting, and why white motherhood is the default reflected in the media. We also talk about her book, how she healed her own mother wound, the discrepancy between white and Black adoptions, and how Black women and mothers are dehumanized (which was not on my radar).… Read more

(49) No Boring Kids with Norm

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This episode is fun, full of laughs and insight, and dare I say whimsy mixed with swearing? My talented guest, Norm, lets us into his creative life as a father, while also opening up about marriage, mental health challenges, calisthenics as a parenting tool, his new podcast, how he’s making sure his kids don’t grow up to be “boring” adults, and more. … Read more

(45) Being On Survivor with Eliza

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Join me as I ask past Survivor contestant turned social justice warrior, Eliza Orlins, hard-hitting questions. So basically, all about bathroom logistics while on the show. But we also discuss why she doesn’t hold grudges from the game, why you can’t get an untrue edit, what trauma many contestants now live with, who her favorite Survivor player is, what is Jeff Probst really like, and more.… Read more

(44) Wonder Women with Asha

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Author and wonder woman, Asha, and I discuss the pandemic, our new normalcy, and the impossibility of making school and daycare choices right now. We also get real about the ridiculous expectation that us moms will keep bearing the brunt of this global crisis, and the idea that no one is coming to save us.… Read more

(43) Non-Custodial Mothers with Rachael

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My brave guest, Rachael, and I talk about divorce and a taboo topic – mothers who don’t have primary custody, or even any custody of their kids. The goal of this episode is to give a voice to those mothers, and to break down the stereotype that a non-custodial mother is always unfit, an addict, or unstable.… Read more