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A reported show hosted by Katherine Goldstein about a new generation of working mothers. No parenting advice here, but rather three-dimensional stories that challenge ideas about our workplaces (from brothels to boardrooms) along with boundary-breaking conversations about our lives at home.

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A reported show hosted by Katherine Goldstein about a new generation of working mothers. No parenting advice here, but rather three-dimensional stories that challenge ideas about our workplaces (from brothels to boardrooms) along with boundary-breaking conversations about our lives at home.

    F*ck Mom Guilt World Tour Live

    F*ck Mom Guilt World Tour Live

    Host Katherine Goldstein is joined live on stage at Betabrand in San Francisco by Inflection Point’s Lauren Schiller and Hana Baba from The Stoop podcast. We discuss the mental load, cross cultural pressures on mothers, and of course saying “F*ck it” to mom guilt.

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    • 45 min
    The Revolution Begins with Us

    The Revolution Begins with Us

    Motherhood in America is not a game anyone is set up to win. For our season finale, we talk to author Angela Garbes about the root of the deep pressures mothers feel in our society.

    Resource: Like a Mother: A Feminist Guide to the Science and Culture of Pregnancy, by Angela Garbes. www.angelagarbes.com

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    • 41 min
    Living The Double Shift

    Living The Double Shift

    Host Katherine Goldstein talks candidly about some plot twists as she prepares for big changes in her own family. She also discusses how the themes of the season have influenced her, her maternity leave plans, and the future of The Double Shift.
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    • 35 min
    Don't Call Me "Mom," Call Me Ted

    Don't Call Me "Mom," Call Me Ted

    After giving birth to five children, Ted Rau now identifies as a transgender man, and he’s created a life outside the single family model by raising his kids in co-housing. His story presents a fascinating and nuanced take on community, gender and motherhood.

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    • 35 min
    Choose Your Own Family

    Choose Your Own Family

    We've headed to Canada to highlight families making their own rules. First up, Sarah MacDonald, who's raising her kids with a queer man she found through a co-parenting "dating" site, and Natasha Bahkt and Lynda Collins, who've never been a couple and are parenting a child with special needs.

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    • 46 min
    The 43% Mother

    The 43% Mother

    In Nataly Antar’s Orthrodox Jewish marriage, her husband worked while she cooked, cleaned, and took care of their young children. Nataly assumed her divorce would be just as traditional. She was wrong. In this episode, we explore what it means to be a "good" and fulfilled mother when you have no legal custody over your own children.

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    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

Alison647 ,

Great podcast

Just recently discovered this podcast and loving it. Such a great concept and focal point. So many unique stories of working moms.

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