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The Cool Moms Club is a podcast dedicated to the inner workings of motherhood. We interview all sorts of moms, from your average mom down the street struggling to get through her day, to experts in their fields. Our deep dives into everything motherhood are honest, raw, irreverent conversations about the darkest, most joyful and most hysterical parts of motherhood. We believe that every mother has something to contribute to the conversation, and that every single mom is a Cool Mom.

The Cool Moms Club is a podcast dedicated to the inner workings of motherhood. We interview all sorts of moms, from your average mom down the street struggling to get through her day, to experts in their fields. Our deep dives into everything motherhood are honest, raw, irreverent conversations about the darkest, most joyful and most hysterical parts of motherhood. We believe that every mother has something to contribute to the conversation, and that every single mom is a Cool Mom.
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United States

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The Cool Moms Club is a podcast dedicated to the inner workings of motherhood. We interview all sorts of moms, from your average mom down the street struggling to get through her day, to experts in their fields. Our deep dives into everything motherhood are honest, raw, irreverent conversations about the darkest, most joyful and most hysterical parts of motherhood. We believe that every mother has something to contribute to the conversation, and that every single mom is a Cool Mom.

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English

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Episodes

Ep 11: Plastic Surgery

12/13/2018
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In the season finale, we talk plastic surgery! We talk to two mothers who have had plastic surgery to try to undo some of the damage to their bodies caused by carrying babies. One had diastasis recti, an umbilical hernia and excess skin. She opted for a full tummy tuck. The other had deflated breasts, and she opted for a breast augmentation. In this episode, we talk about the procedure and recovery, the risks, postpartum bodies, body postiivity, the opinions of others, the stigma, and of...

Duration:01:22:27

Ep 10: Infertility

12/6/2018
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In this episode, we talk to a 30 something woman who is right in the middle of her infertility journey. She has had unexplained infertility for four years, and is about to start the IVF process. We talk about the process, cost, emotional toll and sexual resentment that comes with fertility treatments. We also talk about how friendships can be impacted and what people, specifically moms, with friends going through this should do and say.

Duration:00:59:47

Ep 9: What it Takes to Be the Fun Mom

11/28/2018
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In this episode, we talk to that mom that you see on instagram and wonder how she does it all. She does themed days with her kids and takes them to exciting places. Her life and instagram feed are colorful, fun and enviable. This episode dives into exactly how she does it all. We talk about mental health, the coping mechanisms around having a fun-filled life, and tips to get kids out of funks. We also talk about practical things, like how to make your tween boy go along with your...

Duration:01:11:21

Ep 8: Traveling with Kids

11/15/2018
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In this episode I talk to a mom of four young kids, who has traveled to 49 states and 32 countries with her kids. She gives us tips and tricks, we talk most and least kid-friendly places, she details her travels, and we get into an argument about when and if you should take your kids abroad. She's awesome, smart, honest and funny. She's also obviously insanely brave to take her four little kids to that many places. Enjoy! You can find Preethi's incredible site with all sorts of travel tips...

Duration:01:13:33

Ep 7: Food, Family and Food Waste

11/8/2018
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In this episode, we talk to chef Alison Mountford about feeding families. We talk about kids eating myths, kids in the kitchen, feeding toddlers, simple cooking, meal planning and eliminating food waste. You can find Alison at Ends and Stems and join her food waste challenge here. * The book we talk about but I couldn't remember is called Little Pea.

Duration:00:45:24

Ep 6: Homeschooling

11/1/2018
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In this episode, my guest, Maryam (of hi and hello photography), talks with me about all things homeschooling. She began homeschooling her second grade daughter just this year, but was home schooled herself in Guam. We talk advantages and disadvantages, curriculum, social skills, cost and more. We also go on a social media tangent and it's so good I left it in.

Duration:00:43:26

Ep 5: Mothering with Mental Illness

10/25/2018
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Trigger Warning: Mental Illness + Sexual Abuse In this episode we dive into mothering with mental illness. Our guest, Trina, has severe OCD and it's a constant battle for her. Despite her anxiety and illness, she remains upbeat, positive and is constantly growing and moving forward. This deep dive into mothering with OCD is an honest, funny and raw look at a mother going through a mental illness while trying to keep it together, teach her son empathy, and help lift others up, too. She...

Duration:00:45:31

Ep 4: The Mom Bod- Body Image, Fitness and Food

10/18/2018
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In this episode, we talk to Sidney of @yayfortoday_. We talk about body image, what it looks like to be healthy as a mom, prioritizing self-care and finding joy outside of motherhood. Sidney walks us through her views on postpartum body image, and why we deserve more than leftovers as moms. She focuses on fitness, food and family on her platform and we dive right into all of that.

Duration:00:51:05

Ep 3: City Living with Small Children

10/11/2018
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In this episode, we talk to Ashley Rasmussen. Ashley is a mom of twin three-year-old girls and a one-year-old boy. She delivered both of her babies in San Francisco and is now living in a one bedroom apartment in the Marina district. We talk all about the conveniences, struggles and joys of living in a big city with children. We also discuss how she handles tough conversations like homelessness and violence with her children and how she stays safe, but still enjoys the city. Find out how...

Duration:00:51:47

Ep 2 Part 1 : Working Motherhood, Maternity and Paternity Leave and Why We Work

10/4/2018
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A deep dive into working motherhood. We talk maternity and paternity leave and why it's important for both parents to be equal partners. We dive into expectations for working mothers and men and women in general as parents. We talk about work with a newborn at home and whether we work for fulfillment or money, and lastly, we discuss how being a working mom flips your productivity upside down. This is part one of a two part episode.

Duration:00:38:28

Ep 2 Part 2: Daycare, Sacrifices Working Mothers Make and the Example of Working Motherhood

10/4/2018
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A continuation of our previous episode on working motherhood. This time, we dive into daycare and the astronomical cost, sacrifices of working instead of staying home, and the examples working mothers give to their children. We also discuss the myths of having it all, specifically as it relates to this article: https://www.theaustralian.com.au/life/weekend-australian-magazine/working-mothers-families-and-the-secrets-we-keep/news-story/cff22f5c86fe6001ee780bdf12801e08

Duration:00:40:05

Ep 1: Welcome to the Cool Moms Club!

7/25/2018
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Welcome to the Cool Moms Club! In this episode, host Cristin More talks about the goal of the podcast, what the podcast is and isn't and shares her story of motherhood.

Duration:00:16:03