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.
Wow in the World’s Mindy Thomas on staying young at heart
Mindy Thomas, co-host of the popular kids podcast Wow in the World, talks to Liz about her new book for kids, The Wow and How of the Human Body, why every day in her house is a “yes” day, and how she keeps the spirit of fun and play alive even in the most stressful moments.
Dawn Fable educates us on CBD and the importance of laughter
In this conversation with Liz, Dawn Fable, founder of the CBD brand, Press Pause, educates us on CBD, explains why she started her brand, and explains why laughter is always the best medicine.
Jewel on breaking negative cycles and bringing out the best in our kids
Liz talks to musician and author, Jewel, about the importance of both nature and nurture, her difficult childhood, and why breaking negative patterns and cycles was so important to her before having her son.
Bestselling author Katherine May on the power of rest and retreat in difficult times
In this episode, Liz talks to Katherine May, bestselling author of the memoir, Wintering, about her self-described “radical” act to slow-down, why she thinks mothers don’t honor their most difficult moments enough, and what it feels like to finally come out of the cold.
Emma Brown on Raising Emotionally Healthy Boys
In this episode, Washington Post investigative reporter, Emma Brown, talks to Liz about her new book, How to Raise a Boy: Classrooms, Locker Rooms, Bedrooms, and the Hidden Struggles of American Boyhood, and explains that just as we’ve been failing our young girls, we are also failing our young boys, both physically and mentally, because of the boxes we put them in.
Melissa Bernstein of Melissa & Doug wants you to know that you aren’t alone
In this candid interview, Melissa Bernstein, one-half of the incredibly successful global toy company Melissa & Doug, opens up about her mental health struggles and how she’s learned to manage her depression over time.
I love how relatable this podcast is! It is so encouraging to listen to so many women share all of the messy experiences that come with being a mother.
Love love love!!
Love this podcast. It’s so real and tackles all of the things everyone feels but doesn’t want to talk about!!
Maybe get non elite guest
This show is great at times, but I can’t stand that you only bring on famous, rich people!! If this is a podcast about mothering maybe try getting other perspectives, we aren’t all rich and famous! 🙄