This is the podcast for moms who feel like they’re in the middle of it all—the chaos, the joy, the struggle—and are ready to get real about it all. Evanka Osmak hosts a national sports show late at night, and Melanie Ng is a news anchor on a morning show at the crack of dawn. Each week, these two friends will meet in the middle of their busy days to talk all things parenting. Tune in for Evanka and Mel’s own stories about the good and the bad, advice from experts and honest discussion. The reality is whether you’re a working mom, a stay-at-home dad, mom of many, mom of one, aunt of some, godmother of any—it’s hard! And it helps to know you’re not alone.
Are you getting enough sleep during the pandemic?
If you said no, you’re not alone. Maybe this sounds familiar: As you head off to bed late at night, you have to remind your pre-teen (for the millionth time) to also hit the sack. In the other room your wee toddler can’t seem to get into a bedtime rhythm. Or maybe all the heavy … Continue reading "Are you getting enough sleep during the pandemic?"
How to talk to your kids about racism
We, like many of you, have been watching the protests around the world, reading and listening to Black voices and having challenging conversations about race and racism in our lives. Systemic racism and social injustice have been happening for centuries but it’s only been a problem for some. And finally the world is waking up to it. But in order for this revolution to have positive change on our futures, and the futures of our little ones, parents need to include their kids in the conversation. So how do you do that? How can you engage them in meaningful and effective ways that they will understand? This episode we’re joined by Sportsnet personality and father of one, Donnovan Bennett, and writer and mom of two, Natalie Preddie.
Making sense of money in a Pandemic
We’ve all been affected financially by COVID-19. And when times get tough it’s easy to feel like you’re spiralling out of control. So how do you rein in your spending and rethink money to regain your power? Is it by deferring your mortgage? Or cutting subscriptions? Even if you’re still getting a paycheque, what can … Continue reading "Making sense of money in a Pandemic"
Building stronger relationships in challenging times
Since the pandemic started we’ve all been feeling a little cooped up and part of that is seeing our families a lot more than we’re used to. We love them, but if we’re being honest it’s starting to put a strain on the connections we have. So how do we use this new situation to … Continue reading "Building stronger relationships in challenging times"
How we’re surviving parenting during lockdown
We were in the middle of recording new episodes when the pandemic hit and disrupted our lives, and yours. Now that we’re finally settling into this “new normal,” we wanted to check-in and give you an update on what’s been going on in the last few months. And there’s been A LOT. Including a new … Continue reading "How we’re surviving parenting during lockdown"
New Year, New You
Did you just roll your eyes at this episode title? Yeah, we know how it goes – you’re starry-eyed and hopeful on January first, ready to keep up with all of your New Year’s resolutions. But before the end of February (definitely by March) you quit it. Why is it so hard to stick to the promises we’ve made to ourselves? And how do you really, like actually, stick to one? Hina Khan is a personal development coach and she’s on this episode to coach you through making a resolution you can keep.