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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.
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    • 4.9 • 60 Ratings

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.
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    Big Time Adulting’s Caitlin Murray on humor & getting real about motherhood

    Big Time Adulting’s Caitlin Murray on humor & getting real about motherhood

    Liz speaks with Caitlin Murray, who you may know from her hilarious Big Time Adulting social media accounts, podcast, and the catch-phrase “get yourself a little snack.” Caitlin tells us the story of how she started sharing on Instagram and talks about the challenges she faced as a mom caring for a son who had recently been diagnosed with Leukemia and a young toddler and baby on the way. She also explains why she’s really excited about this next phase in motherhood, when she actually gets to enjoy spending time with her kids instead of just caring for them.
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    • 32 min
    Lisa Damour wants to help us parent through the challenging teen years

    Lisa Damour wants to help us parent through the challenging teen years

    Lisa Damour is a mom of two and a clinical psychologist and author who specializes in helping teenagers and their parents navigate the often tumultuous phase of life. Lisa co-hosts the Ask Lisa podcast, is the author of three New York Times bestsellers, including her newest book, The Emotional Lives of Teenagers: Raising Connected, Capable, and Compassionate Adolescents. In this conversation, Lisa talks about the phases of childhood and adolescence, how parenting our teens can actually trigger our own childhood memories, and also shares some exciting news about a movie she worked on – Inside Out 2 – which is in theaters June 14.
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    • 46 min
    Mother Untitled’s Neha Ruch on changing the outdated perception of stay-at-home mom

    Mother Untitled’s Neha Ruch on changing the outdated perception of stay-at-home mom

    Neha Ruch is a mom of two and the founder of Mother Untitled, a platform that provides resources for ambitious women who took a career pause to have children and who want to reenter the workforce. In this episode, Neha and Liz open up  about their own personal ambitions, how having children invited them to downshift their careers, and reexamine their identities that were really part of our success in the corporate world. They also talk about how the unpaid labor of stay at home mothers is still labor and the societal shifts needed to support working moms.


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    • 39 min
    Bestselling Poet Cleo Wade on the relationship between motherhood and creativity

    Bestselling Poet Cleo Wade on the relationship between motherhood and creativity

    Cleo Wade is the mom of two and New York Times bestselling author and poet whose work explores hope, resilience, and the power of love. She just published her newest book, May You Love and Be Loved, which is a heartfelt lyrical picture book that's really a love letter to the potential of the future and to her kids and her own kids. In this conversation, Cleo opens up about what inspired her book, the childhood experience that introduced her to poetry, and how motherhood has evolved her creativity as a writer and artist. 
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    • 36 min
    Julia Rockwell on how busy parents can fight climate change

    Julia Rockwell on how busy parents can fight climate change

    In honor of Earth Day, here’s a special episode with Julia Rockwell, the author of Mothering Earth: A Busy Parents Guide to Saving the Planet. In this conversation with Liz, Julia explains why she chose to make eco-conscious life changes and offers practical tips on how busy parents can start living a more sustainable life.
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    • 31 min
    Parenting and Pregnancy Expert Sharon Mazel on the Parenting Tips that Really Matter

    Parenting and Pregnancy Expert Sharon Mazel on the Parenting Tips that Really Matter

    Sharon Mazel is the mom of four, a grandmother, an author, journalist, parenting and pregnancy expert, and a coach — and her latest book, Bite Sized Parenting, provides easily digestible guidance to support parents through the intensity of that first year of your baby’s life. In today's conversation, Sharon talks about the overwhelming amount of parenting information out there today and how parents can navigate all of that to make informed decisions that are the best choice for their family and their specific needs.  She also talks about the pressures of social media and unrealistic expectations.
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    • 35 min

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60 Ratings

60 Ratings

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Really helpful!!

This is a fantastic podcast for mums and parents. Professional and warm, informative and engaging… just real, and really helpful. Well done!

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Grounded with real information!

I am loving this podcast because the content is so different than other parenting podcasts. These topics are grounded in research and the host as well as guests are intelligent, genuine, and articulate!! I am truly learning as I listen and I appreciate this knowledge sharing very much.

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