Ep. 45 – Pregnancy, Working Mom Life & What I’m Not Doing Again – Emily Broderick

Today is the one-year anniversary of when my mommy sidekick and former co-host had to ditch the Mom After Hours podcast. In this episode, I catch up with Emily Broderick, on what she’s been up to since she left the podcast in June 2020. We talk about that ambitious working mom life, growing a business alongside a growing family, and what she will be doing differently in her family and business life moving forward.

Ep. 43 – The Lowdown on Sexuality and Motherhood – Sarah Forbes

As mothers, are we expected to ditch our sexuality and exude ourselves as matronly, proper, and unsexy? We answer this question and more with “sexpert supreme,” Sarah Forbes, former sex curator for the Museum of Sex and author of the upcoming book, Mama Sex. We dig into her experience working at “New York’s most provocative museum,” the taboos of being a sexual mother, and the conflict between our parental and sexual selves.

Ep. 42 – I Left My Job to Care for My Autistic Child, And This is What I’ve Learned – Hayley Augusta

Hayley talks about leaving her dream career and luxe lifestyle in Dubai to care for her son on the autism spectrum and what she wished parents of neurotypical children understood about this disorder. As she shares her experience navigating the autism diagnosis process, Haley also covers the best tools, services, and resources for moms of autistic children to consider.  If you’re a parent of a neurotypical child, have a child who is autistic, or curious about a disorder that is becoming more prevalent each year, you need to hear this episode!

Ep. 39 – The Truth About Being a Foster Mom – Danielle Melton

In this episode, the founder of the Boss Mom crew, Danielle Melton, talks about the foster parenting process, what your family needs to consider before committing to becoming a foster parent, and offers tips on making that first day with your foster child or children run smoothly. She talks first-hand about her foster parenting experiences and even how her partner went from “being on the fence” with fostering children to what are we waiting for?

Ep. 38 – Burntout to Badass: Rediscovering Your Purpose & Gifts – Errin Weisman

In this episode, Dr. Errin Weisman vividly shares her story of rising from the ashes of burnout and how a life coach helped her torch the past and start over. Errin offers sage advice to high-achieving women to rediscover their purpose, find happiness, and achieve badass status.

Ep. 31 – How Unresolved Trauma Impacts the Mothering Experience – Allyson Pitre

Back by popular demand, Allyson Pitre MA, LPC, returns to discuss how unresolved traumas impact how we live and respond to life and why it’s essential for you to work through these traumas. Allyson breaks down some of Brandi’s childhood traumas and exposes the ways Brandi is both reacting and reenacting these past traumas in both motherhood and her marriage.

Ep. 28 – It Took Months to Love My Baby, And I Don’t Feel Guilty About It – Chiara Townley

In this episode, writer and spiritual counselor, Chiara Townley, opens up about why it took her months to love her baby and how embarking on a spiritual journey not only taught her about her body but cultivated a stronger relationship with her child.

Ep. 27 – Becoming a Mom to Five Helped Me to Find Peace – Josephine Atluri

In this episode, Josephine Atluri, a meditation expert and host of the Responding to Life podcast, opens up about her difficult journey of becoming a mom to five using IVF, surrogacy, and international adoption. She shares how her challenging circumstances propelled her forward and ultimately led her to peace.

Ep. 26 — I’m Not Fulfilled by Motherhood, and I Don’t Feel Bad About It — Brittany Bergman

In this episode, Brittany Bergman, author of Expecting Wonder: The Transformative Experience of Becoming a Mother, provides an insightful glimpse into early motherhood, her struggles with mom rage, and how she doesn’t feel fulfilled by motherhood, despite loving her two children more than the world.