Mom Best Friends Laura Perlongo & Emma Bing combine personal experience and intimate survey results to bare it all in this raw, mom-life-as-a-modern-woman tell-all. A deep-dive into the stuff usually reserved for 3 AM google-bots under the glow of a breast pump. Sex, weird body stuff, stressing, chilling (jk lol). Uncombed hair and unruly babies. But fashion? They don't have all the answers and used to be afraid of even having "mom friends" but here they are, baring their souls for an LOL series that both examines and redefines what motherhood and mom friendship means today. Weekly surveys. Open forum. Ask anything!
Episode 8: Mom Shaming
We all hate it. But do we all do it? In this episode Emma and Laura shine some light on all the shade. What are people REALLY judging moms about? And WHY? Can any good come of it? The moms break down the survey, deliberate and reveal some of their own past judgements.
Episode 7: Body
Baby or not, if you’ve looked in a mirror, you’ve sized yourself up. Compared and contrasted with what was (I used to look so YOUNG!) or what could be (maybe if I try THAT I’ll look like her!). Even if the standard is an old version of yourself, no one is immune. Is it evolution-based brain chemistry or cultural brain washing? Is social media to blame? Facetune? The Kardashians? And who are we even trying to impress? Ourselves? Our partners? Kelly Smith from our high school track team? In this episode Emma and Laura speak candidly about the rapid body changes post-baby and survey moms across America for a path to self-love.
Episode 6: Products
Having a baby means having a lot of STUFF. Or does it? In this episode, Emma and Laura go toe-to-toe in separating the must-haves from the hyped-up pile of baby junk bound to collect dust in your overstuffed closet. An unsponsored roast of the products you DON’T need meets a helpful merchandise guide for city-dwellers and country momkins alike.
Episode 5: Identity
After kids, WHO EVEN ARE WE? This episode invites listeners on a roller coaster of emotion to tackle some of the most elusive questions facing moms today. Are we happy? Are we doing enough to be happy? AREN’T WE DOING ENOUGH ALREADY!? Guided by their survey, Emma and Laura grapple with their pre-kids selves, ponder their ability to have fun, and question who they are vs. who they’re “supposed” to be.
Episode 4: Choice
Mental health and wellness is sometimes at odds with an unplanned pregnancy. This episode asks women all about choice. Emma and Laura break down the survey results, share their past experiences and speak with a brave guest mother amid a tough decision.
Episode 3: Partners
Baby daddy alert! In this episode, Laura and Emma invite their partners Nev Schulman and Simon Atik to unpack the intricacies of maintaining positive relationships with your significant other post baby. From igniting intimacy to balancing parenting roles and exactly what our Moms resent most about Dads, this episode is jam packed with real-time advice from these real-talk couples.
We need more lol
I binged the entire podcast and I need more lol Thank you girls are amazing and I can relate to everything you guys talk about ❤️❤️❤️
Emma please be my bf
I love this podcast! Its something i look forward to every week. It feels like im hanging out with friends in my living room. Emma and Laura get it They're so real. I really relate to Emma and her ways of parenting... shes me. I feel like she could be my real life bf. I love them together ... keep this podcast coming PLEASE!
I’m an expecting new mom and I’ve loved listening to this podcast! You guys are great