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The Motherly Podcast features honest conversations about modern motherhood with inspiring leaders—who also happen to be mothers. These incredible women, like Sen. Tammy Duckworth and AnneMarie Slaughter, 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. Sponsored by Prudential.

The Motherly Podcast features honest conversations about modern motherhood with inspiring leaders—who also happen to be mothers. These incredible women, like Sen. Tammy Duckworth and AnneMarie Slaughter, 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. Sponsored by Prudential.
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The Motherly Podcast features honest conversations about modern motherhood with inspiring leaders—who also happen to be mothers. These incredible women, like Sen. Tammy Duckworth and AnneMarie Slaughter, 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. Sponsored by Prudential.

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English


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#10 Melissa Hartwig Urban on being a single mom and why we should re-frame our thinking around self-care

4/4/2019
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Melissa Hartwig Urban is the co-founder and CEO of the Whole30—an intensive 30-day dietary program designed to heal your digestive tract and end unhealthy cravings through whole, unprocessed foods. Today, the Whole30 has over 2 million followers across social media platforms and has impacted the lives of people around the world. In addition to being a busy CEO, Melissa is also a proud mom to her 5-year-old son. And last year, Melissa launched Whole Mamas, a community-inspired online roadmap...

Duration:00:36:04

#9 Caterina Scorsone on Down syndrome and why it’s all about difference, not disability

3/28/2019
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Actress Caterina Scorsone is best-known for her role as the passionate and rebellious Dr. Amelia Shepherd on the iconic series, Grey’s Anatomy. Beyond her life on set, Caterina is also the mother to two girls, 6-year old Eliza and 2-year old Paloma. Paloma was born with Down syndrome—a chromosomal condition associated with intellectual and developmental delays. And since Paloma’s birth in 2016, Caterina has become a prominent voice on social media for raising awareness about the...

Duration:00:36:10

#8 Tiffany Dufu on what being a 'good mother' really means

3/21/2019
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Tiffany Dufu frequently states that her life’s work is advancing women and girls, and her resume is certainly good proof of that. She has worked to increase women’s representation in government by serving as president of The White House Project, was a founding member of Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In initiative, and most recently founded The Cru—a peer coaching service for women looking to jumpstart their careers. In 2017, Tiffany wrote “Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less” which is an...

Duration:00:38:45

#7 Anne-Marie Slaughter on the value of caregiving, co-parenting and why we need to do less

3/14/2019
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In 2009 Anne-Marie Slaughter landed what she has called her dream job—director of policy planning at the U.S. Department of State. But during that time, her two sons were experiencing a rough period of adolescence, and she found herself wanting to be home in New Jersey with them. So she left her dream job in government after just two years, and then wrote a powerful article for The Atlantic called “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All.” That article went on to become one of the most read...

Duration:00:36:30

#6 Whitney Port talks breastfeeding, sleep deprivation and how she learned to tame her mom guilt

3/7/2019
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Whitney Port rose to fame in 2006, co-starring on the hit reality TV series, “The Hills.” Since then, she’s had her own TV show, a fashion line, and most recently has become the Chief Brand Director of Bundle Organics—a company that makes snacks and drinks that help with fertility, pregnancy, and breastfeeding. In 2016, Whitney became pregnant with her first child, and shortly thereafter she and her husband began documenting their journey through parenthood through a YouTube series called...

Duration:00:32:21

#5 Nora McInerny on how her blended family expanded her understanding of motherhood

2/28/2019
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Nora McInerny is an author, podcaster, mother, and something of an expert at talking about both love and loss. In 2014, Nora suffered a miscarriage, lost her father, and then lost her husband to cancer, all in the span of six weeks. Since experiencing such incredible losses, Nora has done a ton to help encourage conversation about the difficult things things that people are often too afraid to talk about. In addition to hosting the podcast, Terrible, Thanks for Asking, running the...

Duration:00:34:54

#4 Senator Tammy Duckworth on breastfeeding, preschool drop off and the importance of your village

2/21/2019
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Senator Tammy Duckworth (Illinois) is one of the most prominent mothers in American government today. In 2014, at the age of 46, she gave birth to her first child, Abigail, and became one of only 10 women in history to give birth while serving in Congress. In 2018, she once again made headlines after giving birth to her second child, Maile, this time becoming the first U.S. Senator to give birth while in office. In 2018, for the first time in history, Senator Duckworth got the U.S. Senate...

Duration:00:22:22

#3 Hillary Frank on trusting yourself—and your child—in parenthood

2/14/2019
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Hillary Frank is a veteran podcaster and renowned journalist, and her podcast, called “The Longest Shortest Time” is one of the most recognized parenting podcasts out there. It started as a way for Hillary to cope with her loneliness and struggles in her early weeks of motherhood, and has since grown into an immense collection of stories from parents in all sorts of circumstances. Since its debut in 2010, it has won numerous awards, and tons of critical acclaim, including being on the 50...

Duration:00:30:37

#2 Tone It Up co-founder Katrina Scott wants to change how we talk about postpartum bodies

2/7/2019
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Katrina Scott, co-founder of the fitness empire Tone It Up, is a health inspiration to millions of women around the world. Since 2009, she has been teaching women how to get strong and feel their best through workout classes, videos, books, and social media posts to Tone It Up’s +1 million followers. In October of 2018, Katrina gave birth to her first child, and it gave her a completely new perspective on what a strong body looks like. Continuing to empower and inspire, Katrina talks to Liz...

Duration:00:31:14

#1 Joy Cho opens up on being creative in motherhood

1/31/2019
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Joy Cho was jobless and looking for work in a new city when she started her blog, Oh Joy! Today, that blog is the home base of her wildly successful design business, which partners with companies like Target, Banana Republic, and Anthropologie. Joy also holds the record for having the most followers on Pinterest and has twice been listed as one the “30 Most Influential People on the Internet” in Time Magazine. For our first episode of The Motherly Podcast, Joy chatted with Liz about growing...

Duration:00:31:59

Introducing The Motherly Podcast

1/16/2019
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Honest conversations with some of the world’s most interesting mothers—entrepreneurs, actresses, politicians and authors. Get ready to feel inspired, energized, understood and seen like never before. Season 1 premiers on January 31st.

Duration:00:01:45