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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

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/WMD 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...

Duration:01:27:34

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...

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...

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...

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