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How many times have you found yourself standing in the middle of a store with a screaming toddler? Sitting in a school pickup line with a puking baby? ...or feeling like the day can’t possibly get any longer? Join comedians/moms Betsy Stover and Amanda Allan each week as they chat with a different guest (actors, musicians, writers, etc...) about the moments in parenting that broke them and possibly drove them to drink. It’s an advice free zone where the hosts and guests tell heartbreakingly honest and often hilarious stories of child rearing chaos. This show will leave you cringing through laughter, knowing that things could always get worse, and hopefully feeling less alone in the messy journey of parenthood.

How many times have you found yourself standing in the middle of a store with a screaming toddler? Sitting in a school pickup line with a puking baby? ...or feeling like the day can’t possibly get any longer? Join comedians/moms Betsy Stover and Amanda Allan each week as they chat with a different guest (actors, musicians, writers, etc...) about the moments in parenting that broke them and possibly drove them to drink. It’s an advice free zone where the hosts and guests tell heartbreakingly honest and often hilarious stories of child rearing chaos. This show will leave you cringing through laughter, knowing that things could always get worse, and hopefully feeling less alone in the messy journey of parenthood.
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How many times have you found yourself standing in the middle of a store with a screaming toddler? Sitting in a school pickup line with a puking baby? ...or feeling like the day can’t possibly get any longer? Join comedians/moms Betsy Stover and Amanda Allan each week as they chat with a different guest (actors, musicians, writers, etc...) about the moments in parenting that broke them and possibly drove them to drink. It’s an advice free zone where the hosts and guests tell heartbreakingly honest and often hilarious stories of child rearing chaos. This show will leave you cringing through laughter, knowing that things could always get worse, and hopefully feeling less alone in the messy journey of parenthood.

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English


Episodes

Betsy & Amanda: Every Day Is Father’s Day

6/18/2018
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It’s a hosts-only mom hack-tacular, with Amanda and Betsy coming to you live from the Hoarder Hideaway! Betsy gets mom shamed by a stranger, and Amanda is touched by an angel. Tell a friend about the show! Subscribe, rate us, and review us on Apple Podcasts. Follow @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter, like us on Facebook @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast, and join our Facebook group to connect with other listeners! Send your sh*tshows to WhyMommyDrinksPodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on the WMD hotline...

Duration:00:57:12

Ilana Cohn: Candy Destiny

6/11/2018
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Comedian, writer, and actress Ilana Cohn (Overdue, Detention, South Park) talks with Betsy and Amanda about walking uphill on a downhill kind of a day, lunchables, and shitting the bed. Tell a friend about the show! Subscribe, rate us, and review us on Apple Podcasts. Follow @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter, like us on Facebook @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast, and join our Facebook group to connect with other listeners! Send your sh*tshows to WhyMommyDrinksPodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on the...

Duration:01:14:20

Cissy Jones: Night Terrors

6/4/2018
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BAFTA award winning voice over artist Cissy Jones (Little Big Awesome, Grand Theft Auto, Firewatch, The Walking Dead) talks with Betsy and Amanda about night terrors, disappearing penny tricks, and OOORRRAAANNNNNGGGEEEE. Tell a friend about the show! Subscribe, rate us, and review us on Apple Podcasts. Follow @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter, like us on Facebook @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast, and join our Facebook group to connect with other listeners! Send your sh*tshows to...

Duration:01:18:19

Steph Garcia: Don’t Tell Me More Things

5/28/2018
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Comedian, podcaster, and writer Steph Garcia talks with Betsy and Amanda about being intentionally late to parties, black widow spiders, and drowning in minutiae. Tell a friend about the show! Subscribe, rate us, and review us on Apple Podcasts. Follow @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter, like us on Facebook @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast, and join our Facebook group to connect with other listeners! Send your sh*tshows to WhyMommyDrinksPodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on the WMD hotline at...

Duration:01:53:45

Jessica Glassberg: Cat Party!

5/21/2018
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Standup comedian and writer Jessica Glassberg talks with Betsy and Amanda about solo parenting, beloved gifts from pre-K frenemies, and Amanda’s proposal to just shut down Mother’s Day entirely, because F*CK IT. Tell a friend about the show! Subscribe, rate us, and review us on Apple Podcasts. Follow @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter, like us on Facebook @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast, and join our Facebook group to connect with other listeners! Send your sh*tshows to WhyMommyDrinksPodcast@gmail.com or...

Duration:01:09:06

Rebekka Johnson, Making Memories

5/14/2018
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Comedian, Director, and Actress Rebekka Johnson (GLOW, Speakeasy: Paul F. Tompkins, Christmas Story Live!), talks with Betsy and Amanda about pizza picnic, waiting in line, and timing the trip to the trampoline. Tell a friend about the show! Subscribe, rate us, and review us on Apple Podcasts. Follow @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter, like us on Facebook @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast, and join our Facebook group to connect with other listeners! Send your sh*tshows to WhyMommyDrinksPodcast@gmail.com or...

Duration:01:27:56

Kira Soltanovich, Help Wanted

5/7/2018
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Stand-up Comedian, Podcaster, and Actress Kira Soltanovich (You Did This to Me, Girls Behaving Badly, The Kira Soltanovich Show), talks with Betsy and Amanda about lunch time bullies, funtime babysitters, and not so funtime babysitters. Tell a friend about the show! Subscribe, rate us, and review us on Apple Podcasts. Follow @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter, like us on Facebook @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast, and join our Facebook group to connect with other listeners! Send your sh*tshows to...

Duration:01:20:52

Scot Armstrong: Pondcast of Podcasts

4/30/2018
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Comedian, Producer, and Writer Scot Armstrong (Old School, Dice, Playing House, Search Party), talks with Betsy and Amanda about barf squared, realizing how annoying a trip to the aquarium can be and stuffed dodger dogs. Tell a friend about the show! Subscribe, rate us, and review us on Apple Podcasts. Follow @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter, like us on Facebook @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast, and join our Facebook group to connect with other listeners! Send your sh*tshows to...

Duration:01:12:59

Jesse Klein: Ikea Daycare

4/23/2018
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Comedian and New York Times bestselling author Jesse Klein (You’ll Grow Out of It) talks with Betsy and Amanda about early morning school prep, Oprah, the magic of Ikea, and cooking a gourmet meal for your ungrateful baby. Tell a friend about the show! Subscribe, rate us, and review us on Apple Podcasts. Follow @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter, like us on Facebook @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast, and join our Facebook group to connect with other listeners! Send your sh*tshows to...

Duration:01:45:47

Live show lessons: DO NOT HAVE SEX ON THE BEACH

4/16/2018
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If you missed it in person this is your chance to listen to it in your person. Amanda and Betsy connect up with Jamie Denbo (1st WMD guest, American Princess, Orange is the New Black, Ghostbusters, ) in front of a live audience to discuss sex talk, turning into the supermarket crack head, and carving out a piece of yourself and a pumpkin. Tell a friend about the show! Subscribe, rate us, and review us on Apple Podcasts. Follow Why Mommy Drinks on Twitter @MommyDrinksShow, like us on...

Duration:01:16:27

Biz Ellis: Christmas in April

4/9/2018
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Hop into the time machine and go back to December 2017 as Biz Ellis (One Bad Mother podcast) sits down with Betsy and Amanda to discuss Christmas morning letdowns, pushing your luck with ho-ho-horrible results, and finding yourself in a dark, dark forest. Tell a friend about the show! Subscribe, rate us, and review us on Apple Podcasts. Follow Why Mommy Drinks on Twitter @MommyDrinksShow, like us on Facebook @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast, and join our Facebook group to connect with other...

Duration:01:19:22

Angie Greenup: Is That A Flea?!

4/2/2018
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Television host and actress and fellow podcaster Angie Greenup (First Timers, Twinning, Future Worm ) joins Betsy and Amanda to discuss bus drivers and cat night names, growing our garden of weeds, and FLEAS!!! Why Mommy Drinks is doing a live show at The Three Clubs in Los Angeles on April 9th, 2018 at 7:30PM. Tell a friend about the show! Subscribe, rate us, and review us on Apple Podcasts. Follow Why Mommy Drinks on Twitter @MommyDrinksShow, like them on Facebook...

Duration:01:30:11

Melissa Fumero: Tantrum tales

3/26/2018
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Comedian and actress Melissa Fumero (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, One Life to Live) joins Betsy and Amanda to discuss crapping in the sandbox at school, hitting the shut-up zone, and the patience required to be The Incredible Hulk’s mommy. Why Mommy Drinks is doing a live show at The Three Clubs in Los Angeles on April 9th, 2018 at 7:30PM. Meet Betsy and Amanda, drink a cocktail, and have a night out! Tell a friend about the show! Subscribe, rate us, and review us on Apple Podcasts. Follow...

Duration:00:57:33

Michael Colton: Skiing Down Mount Nightmare

3/19/2018
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Screenwriter Michael Colton (A Futile And Stupid Gesture) joins Betsy and Amanda in the No Advice Zone to discuss Valentine’s Day underachievers, the kind of tantrum where your kid screams until they throw up… and twins. So many twins. Why Mommy Drinks is doing a live show at The Three Clubs in Los Angeles on April 9th, 2018 at 7:30PM. Meet Betsy and Amanda, drink a cocktail, and have a night out! Tell a friend about the show! Subscribe, rate us, and review us on Apple Podcasts....

Duration:01:13:11

Listener Emails and Voicemails

3/12/2018
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You are the guest! Betsy and Amanda sit down and hear from you! In this episode we hear from listeners about naked babies in Wal-Mart, bloody noses, diarrhea patrol, and a daughter’s appreciation for her mother. Why Mommy Drinks is doing a live show at The Three Clubs in Los Angeles on April 9th, 2018 at 7:30PM. Meet Betsy and Amanda, drink a cocktail, and have a night out! Tell a friend about the show! Subscribe, rate us, and review us on Apple Podcasts. Follow Why Mommy Drinks on...

Duration:00:57:40

Mo Gaffney: Forgetting Your Meds

3/5/2018
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MO GAFFNEY (Absolutely Fabulous, The Kathy and Mo Show) is an actor, comedian, and mom. Betsy, Amanda, and Mo talk about faking sick for attention, rodents of unusual size, and calling your kid’s bluff. Mo appears in the upcoming movies LIFE SUPPORT and DOG DAYS, and watch for her on the new TV series HEATHERS. Follow @MoGaffney on Twitter. Why Mommy Drinks is doing a live show at The Three Clubs in Los Angeles on April 9th, 2018 at 7:30PM. Meet Betsy and Amanda, drink a cocktail,...

Duration:01:10:37

Fielding Edlow: Down, But Not Out

2/26/2018
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The ever hilarious Fielding Edlow (BoJack Horseman, Bitter Homes and Gardens) gets down and dirty with Betsy and Amanda to talk about being spit on and fed up, and the joy of registering for preschool. Follow Why Mommy Drinks on Twitter @MommyDrinksShow, like them on Facebook @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast, and join their Facebook group to connect with other parents and listeners! Send your shitshows to WhyMommyDrinksPodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on the WMD hotline at 424-279-8842.

Duration:01:37:00

Donovan Patton: We are all dying.

2/19/2018
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Donovan Patton (Clarence, Team Umizoomi, Blue’s Clues) joins Betsy and Amanda to talk about being abused by our children, Despacito, and broken legs. Follow Why Mommy Drinks on Twitter @MommyDrinksShow, like them on Facebook @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast, and join their Facebook group to connect with other parents and listeners! Send your shitshows to WhyMommyDrinksPodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on the WMD hotline at 424-279-8842.

Duration:01:08:48

Debbie Allan: Naked Jacuzzi

2/12/2018
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Amanda’s mom Debbie joins Betsy and Amanda to talk about sticking to your guns, bedwetting, and skinny dipping. Follow Why Mommy Drinks on Twitter @MommyDrinksShow, like them on Facebook @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast, and join their Facebook group to connect with other parents and listeners! Send your shitshows to WhyMommyDrinksPodcast@gmail.com or leave a message on the WMD hotline at 424-279-8842.

Duration:00:53:02

David Wain: Kid Kleptos

2/5/2018
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DAVID WAIN (Wet Hot American Summer, The State, Stella) is a comedian, writer, actor, director, and dad of 2. Betsy, Amanda, and David talk about having a kleptomaniac kid, and a harrowing odyssey to hear a guy play the tuba. David directed the movie, A Futile And Stupid Gesture, which just premiered on Netflix! You can follow him on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook! Follow Why Mommy Drinks on Twitter @MommyDrinksShow, like them on Facebook @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast, and join their...

Duration:00:52:20