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. Hosted each week by Liz Tenety, an award-winning journalist and co-founder of Motherly.
DIY Queen Angela Rose Wants You to Stop Pinning and Start Doing
DIY design queen Angela Rose talks to Liz about how her experience of raising a song with autism inspired her DIY journey, why she thinks women should have the confidence to pick up power tools, and how we can see the potential in every situation, whether it is your home or personal life.
Cortney Novogratz on designing the life that works for you
In this inspiring first episode of Season 7 of the podcast, Cortney Novogratz, one half the home design duo, The Novogratz, and mother to seven kids, talks about how starting her company with her husband was a way to bring her career and her priorities as a mother together, so she never had to choose between work and family; In this moment where work and home is blurred for so many moms, Cortney offers advice on how to make “the new normal” work for you, regardless of your living situation.
The Lily’s Neema Roshania Patel on feminism and showing up for moms
Liz checks in with the editor and founding member of The Lily, The Washington Post’s publication that puts women at the center; Neema explains why we need publications like The Lily to tell these stories about women, why we need to show up for moms in the ways that matter, and why feminism isn’t a dirty word.
Celebrating Trailblazing Mothers: An Interview with Senator Tammy Duckworth
In honor of Women's History Month, the podcast is celebrating trailblazing mothers all month — first, with an interview with Senator Tammy Duckworth (Illinois), one of the most prominent mothers in American government today.
Black Women's Health Imperative President & CEO Linda Goler Blount on the Black maternal mortality crisis
Black Women’s Health Imperative President & CEO, Linda Goler Blount, talks to Liz about her accomplished career, why the health of Black women is at a crisis-point, how her grandchild motivates her, and why scientific data matters when it comes to improving maternal mortality outcomes and other health disparities for Black women.
Refinery29’s Global Editor-in-Chief Simone Oliver on sisterhood, style as self-expression, and raising kind kids
Liz speaks with Refinery29’s Global Editor-in-Chief, Simone Oliver, about her new role, how to cultivate your own personal style during pregnancy and as a mother, and how going to an all-girls school and then attending Howard, a historically black college, shaped her approach to her career and motherhood.