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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

Mom Retreat: Part 1

10/15/2018
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This week Betsy and Amanda sit down in the actual forrest and hear rapid-fire shit-show stories with a group of fabulously hilarious women during a mom retreat. This week we hear about a trip to Vegas, poop hot dogs, ponytail restrictions, answering the tough questions, a thundersnow airport cry-fest, baby's first experience in the movies, and -of course- pooping in a cup. Subscribe, rate, and review us! Follow @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast on Instagram, and @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter. Like...

Duration:00:52:41

Sarah Burns: Thanks for the Tip!

10/8/2018
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Actor SARAH BURNS (Big Little Lies, Enlightened) sits down with Betsy and Amanda this week to talk about getting mom-shamed at a parent teacher conference, unsolicited parenting advice, and getting kicked in the face. Subscribe, rate, and review us! Follow @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast on Instagram, and @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter. Like @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast on Facebook, and join the Why Mommy Drinks Facebook group to connect with Betsy, Amanda, and other listeners! Watch Sarah Burns on...

Duration:02:34:22

Betsy & Amanda: Listener Stories #7

10/1/2018
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Betsy and Amanda read your stories this week! This week we hear shitshows from listener Ally Davis about camping with kids for the first time and Bree Shaw about her epic family trip to Greece. Subscribe, rate, and review us! Follow @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast on Instagram, and @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter. Like @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast on Facebook, and join the Why Mommy Drinks Facebook group to connect with Betsy, Amanda, and other listeners! Email your shitshows to...

Duration:00:25:35

Greg Behrendt: Hawaiian Sky

9/24/2018
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Comedian, podcaster, musician, and New York Times best selling author GREG BEHRENDT hangs out with Betsy and Amanda this week! They talk about uncomfortable truths, giving your kids unusual names, magenta caticorns, and how teenage girls are just like bipolar middle aged men. Subscribe, rate, and review us! Follow @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast on Instagram, and @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter. Like @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast on Facebook, and join the Why Mommy Drinks Facebook group to connect with Betsy,...

Duration:01:26:41

Brooke Purdy: Was it about poops?

9/17/2018
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Writer, producer, and actress Brooke Purdy (Quality Problems, And Then There Was Eve, and Miles Underwater) joins Betsy and Amanda this week to discuss going commando, six months of poop, and a story about the nicest two guys who ever worked at Dunkin Donuts. Follow @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter. Like @whymommydrinkspodcast on Facebook, and join the Why Mommy Drinks Facebook group to connect with Betsy, Amanda, and other listeners! Email your shitshows to WhyMommyDrinksPodcast@gmail.com,...

Duration:01:24:52

Gil Ozeri: I Am Spartacus!

9/10/2018
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Actor, comedian, and writer Gil Ozeri (BIG MOUTH, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE) joins Betsy and Amanda this week to chat about taking a swim at the Natural History Museum, and getting kicked in the balls by adulthood. Follow @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter. Like @whymommydrinkspodcast on Facebook, and join the Why Mommy Drinks Facebook group to connect with Betsy, Amanda, and other listeners! Check out gilozeri.com, follow Gil on Twitter @gilozeri and Instagram @tallgilozeri, and watch season 2 of BIG...

Duration:01:21:24

Krister Johnson: Road to Bing Bob

9/3/2018
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Krister Johnson, Emmy Award-winning comedy writer, producer and performer (Wet Hot American Summer, Children’s Hospital, Another Period, I'm Sorry) joins Betsy and Amanda this week to talk about the joy of physicals, Hand Foot and Mouth disease, and the best way to get a kid to stop screaming in a hotel. Follow @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter. Like @whymommydrinkspodcast on Facebook, and join the Why Mommy Drinks Facebook group to connect with Betsy, Amanda, and other listeners! Extra...

Duration:01:24:32

Richard Jefferson: Dick Danger

8/27/2018
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NBA World Champion, Olympic medalist, and TV personality Richard Jefferson joins Betsy and Amanda this week to talk about going commando to school, bringing a goon squad to bus pickup, and teaching your toddlers regrettable life skills. This episode is chock full of mom hacks, and the first ever dad hack! Follow @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter. Like @whymommydrinkspodcast on Facebook, and join the Why Mommy Drinks Facebook group to connect with Betsy, Amanda, and other listeners! Check out...

Duration:01:32:23

Johnny Ray Meeks: I’m Dying

8/20/2018
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Actor, podcaster, and writer Johnny Ray Meeks (Mouth Feelings, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, UCB), joins Betsy and Amanda this week to talk about date nights, tracking Totoro, and double tonsillectomies. Checkout our sponsors this week: HelloFresh.com/WMD60 and use code WMD60 to get 20.00 off your first three boxes! Discount code: MommyDrinks for 25% off any order at teamiblends.com Follow @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter. Like @whymommydrinkspodcast on Facebook, and join the Why Mommy Drinks...

Duration:01:13:59

Betsy & Amanda: Mystery on the Bedtime Express

8/13/2018
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Hosts Betsy and Amanda bid adieu to the Hoarder Hideaway while they discuss Blue Man Group, do AMAZING accents, and solve mysteries. Follow @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter. Like @whymommydrinkspodcast on Facebook, and join the Why Mommy Drinks Facebook group to connect with Betsy, Amanda, and other listeners! Email your shitshows to WhyMommyDrinksPodcast@gmail.com, or leave a message on the WMD Hotline at 424-279-8842. Until Halloween 2018, please also tell us the creepy things your kids...

Duration:01:02:20

Justin Worsham: White Wiiiine

8/6/2018
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Comic, podcaster, and radio personality Justin Worsham (The Dad Podcast) visits Betsy and Amanda in the Hoarder Hideaway. They discuss chain gang summer camp and multiverses, and Amanda tells a spooky ghost story! Follow @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter. Like @whymommydrinkspodcast on Facebook, and join the Why Mommy Drinks Facebook group to connect with Betsy, Amanda, and other listeners! Listen to Justin’s show, The Dad Podcast, visit him at www.thedadpodcast.com and follow him on Instagram...

Duration:01:19:39

Jane Borden: Keeping It All In

7/30/2018
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Author, arts-and-entertainment journalist, and comedic performer Jane Borden (I Totally Meant to Do That) visits with Betsy and Amanda this week. They talk about negging siblings to death, dreaming about being an old man in the 1950’s, and keeping that shit in...at all costs. Follow @MommyDrinksShow on Twitter. Like @whymommydrinkspodcast on Facebook, and join the Why Mommy Drinks Facebook group to connect with Betsy, Amanda, and other listeners! Email your shitshows to...

Duration:01:08:48

MC Chris: Nailed It

7/23/2018
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Nerdcore rapper MC Chris visits with Betsy and Amanda this week. They talk about summer vacation fantasy versus reality, the magical fertility properties of tour buses, and a birthday party that didn’t...quite...nail it. Follow @MommyDrinksShow and @_mcchris on Twitter. Like @whymommydrinkspodcast on Facebook, and join the Why Mommy Drinks Facebook group to connect with Betsy, Amanda, and other listeners! Check out https://MCChris.com to hear MC Chris’s music (he even has 2 kids albums!)...

Duration:01:27:34

Jessica Eason: Dead Voice

7/16/2018
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Actor, writer, and improviser Jess Eason joins Betsy and Amanda this week to talk about reading disaster books at seven, feeling the weight of a child on your ankles at all times, and getting to the breaking point at dinner time.

Duration:01:25:43

Betsy & Amanda: Listener Stories #6

7/9/2018
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Amanda and Betsy read new stories submitted by listeners!

Duration:00:21:13

Deanna Russo: Burping Raindrops

7/2/2018
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Actress, producer, and activist Deanna Russo (Burning Love, The Ice Cream Truck, Being Human, College Humor) joins Betsy and Amanda this week to talk about the joy of a Minecraft bedtime story, the story of the twins birth, and another puke story covered in rainbows and ruined couches.

Duration:01:03:58

Ari Voukydis: Man Solo (mini-pod!)

6/25/2018
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Pinch hitting for Betsy and Amanda this week: Betsy’s husband Ari squeezes into a tiny sound booth and forces himself to recall a recent trauma: the last day of school. 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:00:14:46

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