Kids

(Ep. 19) Mom Real Talk with Laura

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Join mother and author, Laura Mullane, as she unapologetically speaks her truth of “reluctant motherhood,” and she and I talk about all sorts of deep mom topics. I talk about my biggest fear when becoming a mother, and Laura and I explain why motherhood sometimes feels like living with a gun to your head, and also what changes inside us as the toddlers grow into teenagers (it’s actually positive).Read more

(Ep. 18) Alcohol and Parenthood with Jennifer

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Join me and my wise and hilarious friend, Jennifer, for a conversation with lots of laughing, swearing, self-deprecation, and truly life-changing concepts, as we talk about alcohol and parenting, specifically her path as an alcoholic mother. Even if you don’t personally have an issue with alcohol, nor does anyone in your inner circle, this episode has so many gems about parenting and making mistakes – basically, being a human.Read more

(Ep. 17) My Lesbian Parenting Fantasies with Denise

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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

(Ep. 13) Meditation for Moms with Jeanine

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This isn’t your average, annoying podcast about meditation and how easy and transformative it is, and how it only takes thirty minutes and day and any mom can find that time blah blah blah. Instead, my friend Jeanine walks us through a task-filled meditation that is quick, practical, and do-able – you could even do it in the school pick-up line or while waiting at gymnastics practice.Read more

(Ep. 11) Best & Worst of Motherhood with Four Writer Moms

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Nod your head along as four hilarious and honest moms admit their favorite and least favorite parts of being mothers. They divulge what surprised them most about motherhood, what makes it all worth it (three of the four said the same thing!), and also how they work through mom guilt to allow themselves to attend things like a five-day writer’s retreat, which is where this episode was recorded.Read more

(Ep. 10) Decluttering for Real People with Rebecca – Part 2

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In Part 1 of “Decluttering for Real People with Rebecca,” she gave us some practical strategies for winning the war on kid and adult clutter, along with some of the psychology behind why we have so much stuff. In today’s part 2 episode, professional decluttering coach, Rebecca Mezzino, continues with the gems and gives us mantras to help talk us down while shopping, ideas about how to store (or not store) unending kid art and baby clothes, a helpful guideline for how full our spaces should be, and insight into clutter’s relationship to anxiety which basically felt like a personal attack.Read more