Megan Telles is about to become a new mom. In this podcast, she hears from expert moms on what to expect from motherhood.
The Power of Positivity with Mercedes Javid
This is it! The final episode of Mama Mentality Season 1! In this podcast, Megan chats with Mercedes "MJ" Javid of Bravo Network's hit show Shahs of Sunset. Sham's mommy endured it all during labor and delivery, and owes the power of optimism for getting her through the experience. MJ embodies the Mama Mentality. This episode was recorded when Megan was 35 weeks along, and she is now due any moment!
Letting Go & Accepting Motherhood's Messiness with Gretchen Rossi
On this episode of Mama Mentality, Megan Telles is at the home of Real Housewives of Orange County alumni Gretchen Christine Rossi. The new mom landed a role on the hit Bravo reality show, and it launched her career as an entrepreneur. Gretchen describes motherhood as messier than she expected, but miraculous in more ways than one. In this episode, Gretchen gives Megan invaluable advice for motherhood. They chat about post-partum depression, surrendering control, and about Gretchen's 4 and a half year journey to conceive and carry using IVF.
Cannonballing Into Parenthood: Survival Tips with Lisa Sugarman and Debra Fox Gansenberg
This week on "Mama Mentality," Megan Telles is cannonballing into parenthood with two moms who have written a survival tips book for all of us. Megan is getting real-world advice from author and journalist Lisa Sugarman, and family systems therapist Debra Fox Gansenberg. Emotions run deep when the women discuss raising perfectly imperfect kids and being ok with it. And of course, stick around at the end of the episode for a word from Megan’s family matriarch, Grandma Lola!
Exploring Motherhood In Hollywood with Anya Sarre
Let’s rewind to September: It’s Emmys season and Mama Mentality host Megan Telles is teamed up with celebrity stylist Anya Sarre to get red carpet ready for KTLA’s awards show special! Just one day after TV’s biggest night, Megan invites Anya to record an episode of the podcast and Anya says, “Yes!”
Megan and Anya get candid about mommyhood in Hollywood. They talk less fashion and more “life in the mommy fast lane.” Sawyer’s mama and former head fashion stylist for big shows like Entertainment Tonight and The Insider has had to make working-mom adjustments since delivering seven years ago. Anya guides Megan through the choppy mama waters she may encounter in the first few years, and promises she’ll thrive if she follows her tips.
Embracing the Renewed Mama Identity with Peta Murgatroyd
You know Peta Murgatroyd from ABC's "Dancing With the Stars." Now, the professional dancer is sitting down with "Mama Mentality" host Megan Telles to gush over two-year old son Shai. The two-time Mirrorball Trophy winner discusses overcoming the postpartum body shock and the renewed identity that comes along with becoming a new mama. Peta is married to fellow pro dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy and knows that implementing Shai into his parents' work is crucial.
Also, stick around at the end of the pod for a word from Megan’s family matriarch, Grandma Lola. Each week you will hear from Megan’s granny as she shares motherhood stories from her five pregnancies since 1956 in the special “Ask Abuela” segment.
Finding Balance in Motherhood with Jessica Holmes
KTLA morning anchor Jessica Holmes is the first guest on the podcast and discusses motherhood with Mama Mentality host Megan Telles. Megan is 7 weeks away from introducing her baby girl to the world and the first-time mom wants to hear from working mamas who've been there, done that. Jess leaves no topic off the table including breastfeeding struggles, creating a village and miscarriage. Levi's mom explains to Megan why simply existing during the few weeks of motherhood is crucial to a newborn's development. Join Megan and Jess for a conversation that will inspire moms everywhere to maintain a positive #MamaMentality!
Also, stick around at the end of the pod for a word from Megan's family matriarch Grandma Lola. Each week you will hear from Megan's granny as she shares motherhood stories from her five pregnancies beginning in 1956 in a special "Ask Abuela" segment.
Love love love
I am absolutely loving this podcast and look forward to each episode as all the guest are so much different than the next when it comes to parenting styles and stories and it’s so nice to hear such a broad range of parenting advice. Looking forward to hearing about early parenting when Megan delivers her sweet girl.