44 episodes

A panel of mothers, a panel of papas and one simple mission: to Parent the Sh!t out of Life. This is the honest, funny and occasionally grotty podcast for people who happen to be parents. Mother Pukka (Anna Whitehouse) is a journalist, editor, vlogger and family-flogger. With partner Papa Pukka (Matt Farquharson), they believe parents can laugh through the madness of keeping small humans alive.Each episode puts grown-up quandaries to a panel of brutally honest mums, followed by a panel of equally frank dads, to reveal the dirty truth of each rung of the parental ladder. Whatever the questions, Dirty Mother Pukka is the #nofilter truth about modern parenting.

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A panel of mothers, a panel of papas and one simple mission: to Parent the Sh!t out of Life. This is the honest, funny and occasionally grotty podcast for people who happen to be parents. Mother Pukka (Anna Whitehouse) is a journalist, editor, vlogger and family-flogger. With partner Papa Pukka (Matt Farquharson), they believe parents can laugh through the madness of keeping small humans alive.Each episode puts grown-up quandaries to a panel of brutally honest mums, followed by a panel of equally frank dads, to reveal the dirty truth of each rung of the parental ladder. Whatever the questions, Dirty Mother Pukka is the #nofilter truth about modern parenting.

    #29 CONTRACEPTION (LIVE!)

    #29 CONTRACEPTION (LIVE!)

    In the FIRST-EVER live episode – recorded live at The AllBright women’s club – the female panellists share terrifying tales of baby-prevention techniques, piss-laden pregnancy tests, penis sheathing and the cost of condoms, before the men talk awkwardly about sperm to a room full of women.
     
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    • 25 min
    #28 BEST PARENT: Who Do Your Children Love The Least?

    #28 BEST PARENT: Who Do Your Children Love The Least?

    Who’s the best parent and who do the kids prefer? The panel consider competitive parenting (and how Anna’s dad used a starting pistol to train her for school sports day), a lost muff and what’s in a Puritan’s lunchbox. Plus: presenting a poorly dressed baby to Kylie Minogue, and why the dads all think they’re second-choice parent.
     
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    • 32 min
    #27 ANGER: Grumpy Dads and Ghosting Your Family

    #27 ANGER: Grumpy Dads and Ghosting Your Family

    At look at rage issues – how to manage them in children and keep a lid on them for yourself, including: being left on the roadside by an angry parent, the 80s trend for smacking, being ‘the bigger person’ out of spite, pretending to move out and how nice it would be to have a toddler tantrum at work.
     
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    • 30 min
    BONUS EPISODE: Don't Wet Yourself Laughing

    BONUS EPISODE: Don't Wet Yourself Laughing

    In a special episode, sponsored by Lights by TENA, Anna is joined by Candice Brathwaite and the Scummy Mummies to talk about being a grown woman and accidentally weeing in your knickers. Pregnancy can do cruel things to a woman's body, but it's not just mothers who are affected: one in three women over 35 suffer with bladder weakness at some stage. So give your kegels a squeeze and tune in for a very special episode. ***Please seek medical support if you are suffering from incontinence. Pads are there to support you but the issue needs to be addressed by medical professionals.***
     
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    • 22 min
    #26 FREEDOM: Being the UN and Hiding in Toilets

    #26 FREEDOM: Being the UN and Hiding in Toilets

    How long a leash should you give your nippers? And how can you maintain your independence once you have kids? The panels consider the end of ‘pottering’ as a hobby, hiding from your family in the toilet, and tea-making as a childhood right of passage. 
     
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    • 32 min
    #25 SOCIAL MEDIA: Murky Holes and Blue Faces

    #25 SOCIAL MEDIA: Murky Holes and Blue Faces

    The girls consider kids and slime, the family ‘technology box’, and the lost art of speaking to strangers in bars, while the boys discuss the ‘midlife crisis blue tick’, being married to an Avatar or Smurf, and whether bullying was worse when it was punches in the playground or now, when it’s digital digs that run 24/7.
     
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    • 30 min

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