Today’s episode is in response to my first two podcast episodes. A few of my lesbian and queer listeners were like, “What the shit is this hetero life and marriage you talk about??” Their shock and disdain made me want to know more about same-sex marriages, and how much of our hetero marriage and parenting issues are gender based.… Read more
Some of you need today’s episode. Some of you may think it’s a little extreme. If so, it will give you a look into an experience that many other moms are having, that luckily you didn’t. So either way there is something to be learned, or a new perspective to be gained.… Read more
Join me as I interview Darcy Lockman, author of All the Rage: Mothers, Fathers, and the Myth of Equal Partnership. This book. Just. Wow. You’re not imagining things – even egalitarian households turn into mini-patriarchies after welcoming kids, but you will be surprised at all that’s at play.… Read more
Join me and my ex-doula partner, Amanda, as she tells me she sees happening in motherhood, from the outside looking in. Amanda has been helping people become mothers for more than a decade, but she isn’t one herself. And I know what you’re gonna say, then WTF does she know about it?… Read more
In “Escaping American Motherhood with Dena,” author of The Buddha Sat Right Here, Dena Moes, tells all about stepping off the hamster wheel that is American motherhood, and taking her family on an eight-month odyssey to India where to-do lists, chauffeuring, and kid-centered activities wouldn’t follow.… Read more
In Part 1 of “The Long Game (& Mother Wounds),” my dear friend and seasoned mother of SEVEN (yes) who loves to swear, Kathie, offers a big-picture view of motherhood and wisdom about how we mess our kids up, mealtime struggles that span the ages, her most memorable moments of birth, and the effects of a deep mother wound.… Read more
In Part 2 of “Behind the Curtain of Motherhood,” Jessica and I will cover sex after having kids, threesomes we’ve all been in, being diagnosed with “Cockblockers,” why early motherhood is like triage, and what one dad learned about how foreplay changes.… Read more
In Part 1 of “Behind the Curtain of Motherhood,” join Jessica and I for real talk about motherhood, marriage, “Dad privilege,” rage, resentment, and the complicated nature of being a mom.