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 AnneMarie Slaughter, are helping to redefine motherhood, using their voices to uplift women with practical ideas and expert insights. Hosted each week by Liz Tenety, an award-winning journalist and co-founder of Motherly.
#42 YouTube star Dzung Lewis on cooking for kids
YouTube host, Dzung Lewis talks to Liz about her new cookbook ,Honeysuckle, shares tips on how to cook for kids, and explains about how food has become a way for her to share her Vietnamese culture and her husband’s Korean culture with their children.
#41 Mutha Founder Hope Smith on Surrogacy and the Meaning of Unconditional Love
Mutha Founder and TV personality Hope Smith talks to Liz about IVF, her surrogacy pregnancy, the group of foster children she and her husband have taken under their wing, and what motherhood—in all its incarnations—has taught her about unconditional love and acceptance. She also explained why her pregnancies inspired her to become a certified doula.
#40 Dr. Joy Harden Bradford on how mamas can preserve their mental health
Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, licensed Psychologist, speaker, and host of the popular podcast, Therapy for Black Girls, offers Liz tips on how to cope with the parenting stress of COVID-19.
#39 Actress and author Danica McKellar on teaching kids math skills and confidence
Liz speaks with actress and math writer Danica McKellar about how math helped her find her own identity after her time on Wonder Years and why being friends with your own kid isn’t so bad.
#38 Vrbo’s Melanie Fish on the importance of mental health breaks
Liz speaks with Vrbo’s Melanie Fish about her zig-zagging career path after kids, how she caught the travel bug at an early age, and why it is so important for mothers and families to take a break right now, whether it is renting a home on a lake or a solo drive around the block.
#37 Meena Harris on what she learned from growing up in a family of Super Women
Liz speaks with Meena Harris, lawyer and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign. Meena talked about what she learned from growing up in a family of strong, tight-knit women and why she wrote her children's book Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea, which is based on the story of her mother, Maya Harris and her aunt and Vice-Presidential nominee, Kamala Harris.