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On the Mother Honestly podcast, we intersect mothers right where they’re at, providing inspiration, actionable steps and advice that complement her already-full to-do list (podcasts in the carpool line, anyone?) and hold space in her busy schedule for her personal growth and ambitions Mother Honestly podcast is the vision of Blessing Adesiyan, Founder & CEO of Mother Honestly, the fastest growing media company for modern ambitious women to thrive in and beyond motherhood.

On the Mother Honestly podcast, we intersect mothers right where they’re at, providing inspiration, actionable steps and advice that complement her already-full to-do list (podcasts in the carpool line, anyone?) and hold space in her busy schedule for her personal growth and ambitions Mother Honestly podcast is the vision of Blessing Adesiyan, Founder & CEO of Mother Honestly, the fastest growing media company for modern ambitious women to thrive in and beyond motherhood.
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On the Mother Honestly podcast, we intersect mothers right where they’re at, providing inspiration, actionable steps and advice that complement her already-full to-do list (podcasts in the carpool line, anyone?) and hold space in her busy schedule for her personal growth and ambitions Mother Honestly podcast is the vision of Blessing Adesiyan, Founder & CEO of Mother Honestly, the fastest growing media company for modern ambitious women to thrive in and beyond motherhood.

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Episodes

How To Foster Creativity Personally And Professionally in Motherhood w. Anjelika Temple of Brit + Co

6/10/2019
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As Chief Creative Officer and Founding Partner at Brit + Co, Anjelika Temple brings her voracious consumption of all things creative and colorful to DIY projects, geeky gadgetry finds and more. On this episode, we chat about creatvity, motherhood, entrepreneurship and work-life balance. "Creativity can take so many different forms in your professional and personal life" says Anjelika who grew up as a feminist in the 90's, studied philosophy and art in college and spent some time at an art...

Duration:00:25:43

How To Foster Creativity Personally And Professionally in Motherhood w. Anjelika Temple of Brit + Co

6/10/2019
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As Chief Creative Officer and Founding Partner at Brit + Co, Anjelika Temple brings her voracious consumption of all things creative and colorful to DIY projects, geeky gadgetry finds and more. On this episode, we chat about creatvity, motherhood, entrepreneurship and work-life balance. "Creativity can take so many different forms in your professional and personal life" says Anjelika who grew up as a feminist in the 90's, studied philosophy and art in college and spent some time at an art...

Duration:00:25:43

How To Know Where To Focus Your Time As A Mom w. Omonye Phillips

6/4/2019
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Today's episode started with talking about the difference between time and Nigerian time. As a mother its hard to get enough done during the day while wearing multiple hats. Omonye is a Pharmacist, Healthcare Leader, Entrepreneur and a mother of two. She is obsessed with time management, gratitude, morning routine and being a leader in her work and community. We discuss the importance of focusing our time and attention in areas where we need to grow and develop as ambitious women. We...

Duration:00:25:25

Drowning Is The Leading Cause of Death In Toddlers, GoldFish Swim School Is Changing That.

5/28/2019
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Do you know that after birth defect, drowning is the leading cause of death for children between 1-4. Water safety is important for all ages, but especially for toddlers. Young children can drown in as little as an inch or two of water, and it can happen within seconds, and quietly too. Water safety impacts EVERY FAMILY. All kids need to have the skills to be safe around water. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently revised their drowning prevention guidelines and now recommend starting...

Duration:00:22:13

How To Return To Work With Confidence After Baby w. Lauren Brody of The Fifth Trimester

5/20/2019
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Women are going back to work at a much higher rate than they did a decade ago. After surveying 700 mothers who had returned back to work, Lauren Brody was able to identify common obstacles and successes to returning back to work with confidence and resilience. Lauren is the founder of The Fifth Trimester movement and the author of The Fifth Trimester: The Working Mom's Guide to Style, Sanity, and Big Success After Baby (Doubleday), a simultaneous #1 best-seller in the Amazon categories of...

Duration:00:28:17

Explore The World With Kids! How Moms Can Raise Global-Conscious Citizens

5/5/2019
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Have you ever wondered how mamas who take their children across oceans and continents do it with kids? Trish Dewald is an Executive Director at a marketing firm that specializes in nonprofit and a mother of two. She is also the mama behind Mindful Travel Fam where she shares details surrounding the adventures she takes with her children across national parks, big beaches, and quaint towns around the country as well as interesting destinations across Southeast Asia. She is definitely the...

Duration:00:30:46

How The Mom Project Connects Moms To Leading Employers and Why It Matters

4/28/2019
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Ever wondered what it’s like working for an employer that not only values working mothers but support and understand us? We caught up with Colleen, Head of Marketing and Community at The Mom Project as well as Chief Mom to two boys (ages 5 and 9 months). On this episode Colleen shared her career and motherhood journey that led her to The Mom Project, a family-friendly employer networking and resource site matching highly skilled women with leading employers who provide flexible and...

Duration:00:26:59

How To Start And Grow Your Blog On The Side with Liz Braga of The Modern Mere

4/16/2019
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Working mom, and blogger the Modern Mere, Liz Braga sits down with Blessing and discuss how early on she knew she wanted to be in marketing. Liz worked her way up starting at the very bottom, for various digital marketing companies. Since those early days in her career and living with her parents Liz now has her dream job, and a growing family of her own. Her husband started getting into photography, and she found an opportunity to follow her own passions as well by starting her own blog...

Duration:00:30:22

A Platform For Parents To Connect - An Interview with Hayley Nivelle, Founder of the Ellie App

4/9/2019
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Corporate Lawyer, Founder of Ellie, and mother of two Hayley Nivelle sits down with Blessing to discuss the power of "mom groups". Passionate about what became her third baby the Ellie Parenting Group App, Hayley left her full-time career as as an attorney to pursue her passion of connecting parents in a meaningful way. Knowing that not everyone has the luxury of quitting their career, Hayley discusses how her husband asked tough questions around the idea of taking a step back from her...

Duration:00:38:00

Preparing For A Fit Pregnancy, Delivery and Recovery with Sammie Terbrack of CrossFit Reviver

3/26/2019
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Crossfit trainer and soon-to-be mama Sammie Terbrack sits down with the Mother Honestly podcast to discuss health, fitness, pregnancy and motherhood. Fitness and nutrition takes a prime role in Sammie and her husband, owner of Crossfit Reviver gym lives. With a background in physical therapy, she wanted to get ahead of the injury and how to prevent them. Seeing many mothers during the start of her training career suffering from tears and injuries related and caused by motherhood itself....

Duration:00:23:59

Preparing For A Fit Pregnancy, Delivery and Recovery with Sammie Terbrack of CrossFit Reviver

3/26/2019
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Crossfit trainer and soon-to-be mama Sammie Terbrack sits down with the Mother Honestly podcast to discuss health, fitness, pregnancy and motherhood. Fitness and nutrition takes a prime role in Sammie and her husband, owner of Crossfit Reviver gym lives. With a background in physical therapy, she wanted to get ahead of the injury and how to prevent them. Seeing many mothers during the start of her training career suffering from tears and injuries related and caused by motherhood itself....

Duration:00:23:59

Leaning Into Parenting While Nurturing Ambition At Home w. Neha Ruch, Founder of Mother Untitled

3/19/2019
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New Yorker and Stanford graduate Founder and CEO of Mother Untitled Neha Ruch a website and community built around ambitious women who are creating space for motherhood. Taking a full pause for 6 months after the birth of her son, Neha faced much criticism and adversity by choosing to take the time at home to adjust to her new role as mother. Noticing their was a ton of content behind the working mother, Neha recognized there was a lack of content and community behind those who chose to lean...

Duration:00:25:39

Protecting Kids In A Connected World with Comcast VP, Michelle Gilbert

3/12/2019
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This week who better to celebrate our "Women on the Rise" event in Tech Town Detroit last Saturday than Vice President of Public Relations for the Heartland Division of Comcast. An expert in her field and mom of two daughters has over 30 years in the game. Michelle walks us through how she kept her career afloat even while taking time to focus on family first while spending years in a dead end job, knowing the flexibility it provided was priceless. She may not have been growing "title wise"...

Duration:00:27:36

An Interview with TV Anchor Sandra Ali on Motherhood, Career and Marriage

2/27/2019
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The beautifully talented, twin mom, and self proclaimed perfectionist, Detroit's WDIV Channel 4 reporter Sandra Ali sits down with the Mother Honestly Podcast. Native New Yorker from Egyptian immigrants she has the experience in learning how to transition. As a mom of four, with a booming career in broadcast journalism Sandra discusses the daily challenges of managing the idea of balance and focusing on what matters. Learning in her early days of motherhood that mommy burn-out is real,...

Duration:00:30:18

Women and the future of podcasting with Robin Kinnie

2/19/2019
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This week we sit down with the engineering brains behind the Mother Honestly Podcast, owner of Motor City Woman Robin Kinnie. It is important to point out that when we started this podcast we couldn’t have done it without the guidance of Robin . . . okay okay we are a couple of smart capable women who could probably figure it out, but Robin sure did help us with that learner’s curve. Robin is a leader here in Detroit breaking the glass ceiling of women in podcasting. With a passion for talk...

Duration:00:30:32

Women and the future of podcasting with Robin Kinnie

2/19/2019
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This week we sit down with the engineering brains behind the Mother Honestly Podcast, owner of Motor City Woman Robin Kinnie. It is important to point out that when we started this podcast we couldn’t have done it without the guidance of Robin . . . okay okay we are a couple of smart capable women who could probably figure it out, but Robin sure did help us with that learner’s curve. Robin is a leader here in Detroit breaking the glass ceiling of women in podcasting. With a passion for talk...

Duration:00:30:32

An Interview With Women Entrepreneurial Activist, Meagan Ward

2/12/2019
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U.S. Embassy Representative, Women Entrepreneurial Activist, Branding expert, Mentor, Wife, Mother, CEO and founder of Femology Detroit, Meagan Ward is a self proclaimed "Go Getter". Growing up with a passionate single mother taught Meagan hard work first hand. Taking a different path from what her mother had planned for her while going to college on her mom's 401K, she went into business and entered the workforce making her mother proud. Not being fulfilled working for someone else and...

Duration:00:47:27

Parental Leave and Family Policies w. MaryBeth Ferrante, Founder of Live.Work.Lead

2/6/2019
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Join us for our first bi-coastal podcast as we chat with Mary Beth Ferrante founder of Live.Work.Lead on the broken maternity/paternity leave system in the United States today. Given the opportunity to have the standard full 12 week FMLA leave, she still felt the system lacked realistic expectations. With more woman leading their household and their career the traditional gender roles are lacking in keeping up with modern motherhood. Mary Beth walks us through what inspired her to start...

Duration:00:36:57

Burnout and Balance In Motherhood w. Carly Goidosik

1/30/2019
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Defying her parents, Carly Goidosik owner of The Dailey Method in Birmingham, MI followed her head and heart and dropped business school, and and received her bachelors degree in Kinesiology from Michigan State University. Introduced to TDM while nannying and planning her wedding Carly took a budget friendly approach committing to 8 weeks of classes to get in shape before her big day, boutique fitness wasn't necessarily an expense she could afford on a regular basis on a nanny salary....

Duration:00:28:45

Exiting A Demanding Career and Seeking Purpose In Motherhood

1/23/2019
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Owner and CEO of children's boutique Little High Flyers, Corina sits down and discusses her journey in motherhood, career and entrepreneurship. Migrating to the United States from Romania with only $20 in her pocket a little over 15 years ago. Corina attended the University of Michigan to study Psychology, at the time she completed both her undergraduate and graduate studies while caring for her first born daughter. After the birth of her second child, Corina struggled with a demanding...

Duration:00:31:32