The Motherly Podcast features honest conversations about modern motherhood with inspiring leaders—who also happen to be mothers. These incredible women, like Kristen Bell, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, and Gabrielle Union, are helping to redefine motherhood, using their voices to uplift women with practical ideas and expert insights. The Webby Award winning podcast is hosted each week by Liz Tenety, an award-winning journalist and co-founder of Motherly.
Kristen Bell and Jackie Tohn on friendship and the art of the “sneak teach”
Liz checked in with best friends Kristen Bell and Jackie Tohn to talk about their new Amazon Original animated kids series, the universal power of music, why they want to “sneak teach” music to your kids, what their collective village looks like, and why close friendships are so important for both kids and parents.
What the world’s oldest cultures taught Dr. Michaeleen Doucleff about parenting
Liz checked in with NPR Global Health Desk Correspondent, Dr. Michaeleen Doucleff, to talk more about her New York Times bestselling book, what makes modern Western parenting “weird,” why the village is just ingrained in almost every culture except our own, and how we can incorporate what Michaeleen learned from these families into our own lives.
Emily Oster on her new book and another pandemic school year
With our kids heading back to school, Liz checks back in with economist and bestselling author Emily Oster to learn about her new book and find out what the latest data says about the COVID Delta variant.
Elle Moxley on Building a More Inclusive Society for Our Kids
In this special episode, Elle Moxley, Founder and Director of the Marsha P. Johnson Institute, which advocates for Black Trans people, offers insight into how parents can talk about race, gender, and class with their kids and help build a more inclusive society for the future.
Sweet Potato Soul’s Jenné Claiborne Explains Why There’s is Hope for Even Our Pickiest of Eaters
In this episode, Liz talks to Jenné Claiborne, founder of the wildly popular vegan lifestyle platform and cookbook, Sweet Potato Soul, about how she went from being a picky chicken nugget eater kid to a plant-based chef, cooking instructor, and health coach.
Willow Pump CEO Laura Chambers Wants to Bring Dignity Back to Breastfeeding
In this episode, Liz speaks with Laura Chambers, the CEO of Willow Pump about Willow’s breakthrough, mobile breast pump and why we need to put mothers at the center of our conversation within our culture.