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We are two moms, Celeste Charles and Magen Mintchev, based out of Houston, Texas. On Wednesdays, we look forward to sharing with you real-life topics about parenting, but in a raw and funny way. Enjoy!

Mother Forking Podcast Mother Forking Podcast

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.9 • 78 Ratings

We are two moms, Celeste Charles and Magen Mintchev, based out of Houston, Texas. On Wednesdays, we look forward to sharing with you real-life topics about parenting, but in a raw and funny way. Enjoy!

    Parents! Make Yourself a Priority Now | Ep. 67

    Parents! Make Yourself a Priority Now | Ep. 67

    We're getting a better handle on how to navigate life through a pandemic, so things have picked up speed again and are back to feeling very overwhelming... and the burnout has never felt more real. Celeste and Magen share their thoughts on this very topic and discuss how they've been tackling saying no more, taking a step back from things, and making themselves a priority.

    Get caught up with Celeste and Magen on this episode and see where life has taken them.

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    • 53 min
    Sex, Open Marriage, and Essential Taboo: Parenting as Humans with Jordan Claire McCraw| Ep. 66

    Sex, Open Marriage, and Essential Taboo: Parenting as Humans with Jordan Claire McCraw| Ep. 66

    We are thrilled to have a special returning guest speaker with us! We welcome back Jordan Claire McCraw, author of “American Rapture: Poems from a Heartscape”, who has become a dear friend to us through this podcast! Jordan is a television, film, and commercial actress (represented by Shushu Entertainment and VOX Inc.), audiobook narrator for HarperCollins and the Library of Congress, and mother. Our last episode with her was incredible and there was just too much to unpack for one episode, so here we are with part two! 
    Jordan dives in on her marriage and experience with an attempt at an open marriage. She chats with us how her relationship has changed over the years, what online dating was like, and so much more. Tune in to hear how this experience saved Jordan's marriage and family and how they found healing. Don't miss out on this beautifully imperfect, raw, intimate, and hilarious episode! 
    Connect with Jordan McCraw:
    Website:
    https://www.jcmccraw.com/
    Instagram: 
    https://www.instagram.com/jcmccraw/
    Buy your copy of American Rapture here: 
    https://bookshop.org/books/american-rapture-9781735335629/9781735335605
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    • 52 min
    Co-Parenting and Parenting on Your Own Terms with Ann Kaplan | Ep. 65

    Co-Parenting and Parenting on Your Own Terms with Ann Kaplan | Ep. 65

    Ann Kaplan is a parent coach, birth worker, and mother of four. Her passion for helping new parents navigate the early stage of parenthood through birth work, organically lead her to becoming a parent coach.

    On this episode, Ann shares insightful parenting skills for us to discover how we can "parent on our own terms" and feel less stress and guilt about it. She discusses how we can better our relationship with our child(ren) when challenging power struggles occur, how we can successfully co-parent, and so much more!

    Don't forget to check out her resource guide: Getting Kids to Listen The First Time.

    Connect with Ann Kaplan:
    Website: www.annkaplanparentcoach.com
    Instagram: @annkaplanparentingcoach
    Free guide download: bit.ly/kidswholisten

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    • 47 min
    "Feeling Like I’m Never Enough" with Dr. Gertrude Lyons | Ep. 64

    "Feeling Like I’m Never Enough" with Dr. Gertrude Lyons | Ep. 64

    Do you ever find yourself feeling like you are not doing enough? Not enough for yourself… Not enough for your marriage… Not enough for your child(ren)...
    Or maybe, even that your partner is not doing enough…
    SOOOO, it is not just us, right?
    On this episode, Dr. Gertrude Lyons, Master Life Coach, Speaker, Mothering Revolutionary, and Mother of two daughters, joins us to dive deeper into navigating those challenging thoughts and feelings. She shares with us how we can invite our partners to have hard conversations regularly without shutting down. She also shares with us how we can tend to high stress moments (aka what we all like to call Mommy Rage). This episode has so many great tools and practices that help us communicate and connect better as individuals and as a family. Be sure to tune in. 
    P.S. Check out Dr. Lyons’s mot(HER) Podcast. mot(HER) Podcast is another wonderful safe space where women share their truths to help support and empower other women. Check it out and listen to amazing the guests featured. We even make our first-ever guest appearance there!
    How to connect with Dr. Gertrude Lyons:
    Website: https://www.drgertrudelyons.com/about
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drgertrudelyons/
    Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/mot-her/id1534581166
    Mentioned book by Dr. Lyons: Passionate Marriage by David Schnarch, PhD

    • 53 min
    Navigating Through the Fears of Motherhood | Ep. 63

    Navigating Through the Fears of Motherhood | Ep. 63

    New York Times & Globe and Mail Bestselling Author, Ashley Audrain, joins us for an incredible discussion surrounding her debut novel THE PUSH. Ashley chats with us about the fears and dark side of motherhood, how she found inspiration for her plot and characters, life as a mother of two, and more! Tune in to see how her book, THE PUSH, explores those feelings of doubt and dread in motherhood so closely through her characters. What happened to this generation of mothers who were not believed and were gaslighted? 
    Connect with Ashley Audrain: 
    Website: https://ashleyaudrain.com
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ashleyaudrain/?hl=en
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AshleyAudrainAuthor

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    • 41 min
    A School Incident Inspired This Mom to Write a Thriller | Ep. 62

    A School Incident Inspired This Mom to Write a Thriller | Ep. 62

    Full Disclosure: This episode was recorded in April 2021. It is certainly not snowing right now in the summer. Lol. Nevertheless, the mention of gloomy weather sets the mood for our chat with mom of two and thriller writer Heather Chavez! 
    Join us as we chat with Heather about her debut book NO BAD DEED. Heather shares with us how her experiences and role as a mother inspired her to create her first novel. She also opens up about her challenges of writing and working as a mother, mom guilt, parenting her biracial children, and much more! This is one episode you don't want to miss. Go ahead and pick up a copy of NO BAD DEED while you are at it. It is one of Magen's most recommended thrillers. You'll thank us later!

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
78 Ratings

78 Ratings

Butlerthedon ,

Forking Dope!

Can't beat this entertainment and humor on real life day to day things. Extremely unique and clever! Listen now! You won't forking regret it!

taniatkhan ,

#Relatable

I love how honest, and relatable this podcast is. Their humor and open approach to their topics leaves me not only more knowledgeable but also in stitches from laughing so hard.

PRprincess0421 ,

Love you guys!

Making me feel like a normal mama to my 3 year old son!

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