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.
Christina Perri doesn’t want mothers to grieve alone
In this episode, Liz speaks with singer and songwriter Christina Perri, who has always been refreshingly candid about topics like mental health and postpartum depression; in this conversation, she opens up about the stillbirth of her second daughter Rosie, an experience that impacts 1 in 160 families each year, but still remains in the shadows, leaving so many families grieving alone.
Tiffany Aliche wants all moms to get good with money
Tiffany Aliche, bestselling author of Get Good with Money, podcast host of Brown Ambition, and creator of the financial movement Budgetnista, talks to Liz about her own struggles with debt, her path from preschool teacher to financial guru, and the 10 steps that all moms—no matter their salary or situation—can take to get financially whole.
Sarah Nicole Landry of The Birds Papaya on celebrating the messiness of motherhood
Liz speaks with Sarah Nicole Landry who has amassed a massive following on Instagram through her platform The Birds Papaya; Sarah talks about her journey from young mother to thought leader and host of The BodCon 2022, the difference between body positivity and body neutrality, and what she’s learned from motherhood.
Tiffany Dufu on what being a 'good mother' really means
In honor of Thanksgiving, here’s an episode from the Motherly archives with Tiffany Dufu, to inspire you; In this conversation, Tiffany talks about learning to “drop the ball” and the importance of letting go of outside expectations and pressures as a mother.
Author Abigail Tucker on the amazing ways our brains change after giving birth
Liz speaks with Abigail Tucker about her book, Mom Genes: Inside the New Science of Our Ancient Maternal Instinct; together, they explore the biology and science of motherhood, the science behind our maternal impulses, our so-called “mommy brain,” and some of the superpowers of resilience, adaptability, and heightened perception that we acquire after becoming a mother.
Registered dietician and nutritionist Sherry Coleman Collins on allergy prevention
Liz speaks with registered dietician and nutritionist Sherry Coleman Collins about starting early with allergy prevention, recent evidence that supports early introduction of eggs and peanuts to babies, and how she reinforces healthy eating habits in her household.