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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

Motherhood Gone Global w. Sunshine Abou Bakar of African Boheme

7/8/2019
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Sunshine is the Founder of African Boheme, a black family travel blog, standing at the intersection of the black travel movement and millennial motherhood. Documenting the lives of herself and her daughter, Sunshine soon realized that not all women had the confidence to travel with their children. Once upon a time she tried on a pair of leopard print pants and vowed to move wherever they were made. Within the year she closed up her vintage shop and moved to Byron Bay, Australia. There she...

Duration:00:16:55

Making Breastfeeding Work At Work + EveryWhere w. Sascha Mayer Co-Founder of Mamava

7/1/2019
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Working mothers are a huge part of the workplace and the global economy, yet millions of mothers go back to work after having a baby with little or no resources available to ensure the continuity of breastfeeding or continuity of breast milk for their newborn. Mamava is a business dedicated ti transforming the culture of breastfeeding. With a freestanding lactation suite available in airports, conference centers, and an app that locates lactation rooms globally, Mamava provides privacy,...

Duration:00:28:54

Inspire Me Home Decor's Founder & CEO Farah Merhi on Inspiration, Motherhood And Building 5.5 Million+ Followers

6/24/2019
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When Farah Merhi launched Inspire Me! Home Decor in 2012, it was a creative outlet during what she calls "a phase of self discovery.” Farah was 3 semesters short of graduating with her political science degree and planning to attend law school when she had her "AHA!" moment, realizing that she was not following her passion and doing what she loved. With the support of her husband and her parents (who now admit they thought it was all just a phase...) she stepped away from her career path....

Duration:00:40:23

How Moms Can Focus Their Attention And Increase Their Productivity with Tonya Dalton, CEO of Inkwell Press

6/17/2019
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Tonya Dalton is the Founder & CEO of Inkwell Press, a productivity company focused on helping women figure out what is important. She knows first-hand how overwhelming it can be to feel like you have a million things to do each day. As a modern mother, there are multiple demands on our time, and there is so much pressure to do "#allthethings and do them well" according to Tonya. Tonya's definition of productivity is not getting more done, rather, its focusing our attention on whats more...

Duration:00:24:46

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