Motherhood

(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

(41) Raging Against the Minivan with Kristen

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Author, Kristen Howerton, and I somehow laugh our way through a conversation about some pretty deep topics such as infertility, divorce, toxic positivity in the face of miscarriage, and coping with life’s unknowns. We talk a lot about the pandemic, the similarities between it and Kristen’s past struggles, as well as what parts of ourselves this crisis is bringing out.… Read more

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(40) Mommying While Muslim with Zaiba & Uzma

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Join me and two Muslim-American moms who give such honest insight and unexpected laughs while sharing what it’s like “Mommying While Muslim” (that’s the name of their podcast). Zaiba and Uzma discuss how feminism fits into their religion and culture, along with the role expected of women and how that relates to fertility, breastfeeding, and motherhood.… Read more

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(37) Midlife Renaissance with Nora

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What’s a midlife renaissance? You’ll have to listen to find out – but I can tell you that it includes rule-breaking, and sex. Sometimes with people other than your spouse. It may sound scandalous, but Nora reveals why changing her marriage helped her achieve true happiness, growth, and radical acceptance.… Read more

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(35) My Husband Speaks! with Matt

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My normally private husband transforms into an open book as he talks about fatherhood, marriage, surviving childhood trauma, and what it’s like to have a wife who openly talks about (and writes a book about) gender inequality in parenting, dad privilege, and marriage after kids.… Read more