Join Brandi, along with guests Bethany Johnson and Margaret Quinlan, the authors of the book, “You’re Doing it Wrong! Mothering, Media and Medical Expertise” as they chat about the history of mothering advice in the media, from the Victorian age to the present day, and how social media has placed extraordinary pressures on new moms from pre-conception through early toddlerhood.
Hear how Brandi and Emily are dealing with mom-life in the middle of the COVID quarantine. It involves lots of feeling all the feels to be quite honest. And big changes ahead.
Kelly McLay, a two-time seven continent marathon finisher, and founder and owner of Fitness International Travel, a travel agency focused on bringing runners to marathons around the world, shares her inspiring journey overcoming major fertility obstacles after undergoing early menopause in her twenties.
Emily and Brandi take time out of their “busy” quarantined lives to laugh about the crazy shit we’re all going through, share some corny AF jokes, as well as tips to keep you semi-sane while being trapped with your loud ass kids.
Brandi and Emily talk about what they DON’T do with their kids, at home, and in their lives. In this episode, they talk about the importance of identifying your personal and family values and then prioritizing what they do, what they ask for help with, and what they opt-out of altogether.
Allyson Pitre, M.A., LPC, The Mommy Therapist, talks about isolation and loneliness in motherhood. In this episode, she shares warning signs on when spending too much time alone may be a problem and advice on how to overcome our fears and build relationships and community with other moms.
Motherhood is hard, yo. We love our children dearly, but sometimes we can resent the responsibilities of our role as a mom. In this episode, Emily and Brandi talk about the push and pull of motherhood, overcoming the guilt moms experience when we just want to be left alone, and why it’s so damn important moms set aside time for themselves.