Advice from Mom
Ep 34: Sexless Sourpuss with Erika Moen from Oh Joy Sex Toy
What do you do when you like sex way more than your partner? This episode goes places this mother-daughter duo never imagined when they are asked to answer a listener letter from Sexless Sourpuss. How will Rebecca deal when a show topic threatens to end her 27-year moratorium on talking to Momma B about S-E-X? We are so excited for you to meet our guest for this show, Erika Moen, the talented cartoonist behind “Oh Joy Sex Toy” and co-author of the upcoming book, Drawn to Sex: The Basics,...
Ep 33: Resenting My Rich Friends with Gaby Dunn
Have you ever felt jealous of a friend’s good fortune? Do those feelings get uglier when you know that their financial freedom is thanks to parental help? This episode answers a listener letter from Resenting My Rich Friends, and explores material resentment, the mental health implications of jealousy monsters, and what to do when everyone around you has an in-home bowling alley. We are thrilled to include the guest advice of Gaby Dunn, host of the podcast and the upcoming book, Bad with...
Ep 32: Self-Care Sammiches with Lizz Winstead & Negin Farsad
Whether you’re building an organization, pitching your big idea, or harnessing your creative brilliance for social change, we are serving up some self-care sammiches in our first-ever advice cooking show and what might be our kookiest episode yet! We have two amazing self-reflective comedians as guests: Lizz Winstead is the founder and chief creative officer of Lady Parts Justice League and one of the top political satirists working today. As co-creator and head writer of Comedy Central’s...
Ep 31: Looking to Plant with Anna Sale
Taking root in a new place can be hard, especially if it’s the 13th new place you’ve lived in the last 12 years! This episode answers a listener letter from Looking To Plant, and dives into understanding mood disorders, what it means to be a survivor, and the symbolism of a single succulent! We are pleased to start off Season 3 with guest advice from the brilliant Anna Sale, the host and managing editor of Death, Sex & Money —WNYC’s interview show about the big questions and hard choices...
Sneak peek of Season 3 & wise words from Anna Sale
Get ready for a splendid third season, polka dots and all! Enjoy this lil' preview of what Momma B PhD & Rebecca have cooking for the coming months and hear some wise words on advice from next week's guest, Anna Sale, host of WNYC's Death, Sex, and Money. .·:*'`*:·..·:*'`*:·.·:*'`*:·..·:*'`*:·.·:*'`*:·. Support Advice from Mom and the art of jingle-making by supporting our sponsor: Prep Dish: Try a FREE 2-week trial of Prep Dish: PrepDish.com/pickleball. Advice from Mom is a production of...
Ep 30: The Daughters of Dr. T — a summer update
Ready for an update to the story we started in Season 2’s finale, Ep 23: The Mystery of Dr. T? Well, we’re coming out of summer-mode so to use the PhDC, aka a psychologist’s daughter’s card. Rebecca gives an update on the story that started with a message from her newly-discovered half-sister and asks her own mom for advice on how to deal with an evolving personal narrative that has rattled Rebecca’s identity. .·:*'`*:·..·:*'`*:·.·:*'`*:·..·:*'`*:·.·:*'`*:·. MOMMA B’S GOODIE BAG OF HELPFUL...
Ep 29: When To Be a Whistleblower—a Father's Day special
For Father's Day, Advice from Mom is turning the microphone on Momma B’s favorite man. Get ready for an epic story and some featherly wisdom from Poppa B! Most dads blowing whistles are refereeing their kids soccer game, but in this story of 1960s workplace woes, Papa B finds himself blowing the whistle on something much bigger and more sinister than he ever could have imagined at the tender age of 24. Dr. Momma B PhD shares mental health tips to help fortify yourself in similar situations,...
Ep 28: Dolores Huerta & Camila Chávez—mothering social action
If you don’t know who Dolores Huerta is yet, get ready to meet one of the most important activists in American history. Dolores has been organizing, rallying, and changing policy for workers’ rights and racial justice for over 70 years. In this grand finale of our "Meet the MAYtriarchy" special series, we chat with the living legend herself, and her youngest daughter, Camila Chávez, because Dolores didn’t just mother a movement, she also mothered 11 children at the same time....
Ep 26: Emily Chang with her mother, Sandy—breaking up the boys club
In this second installment of our special MAYtriarchy series, we explore mothering change in the tech world with Bloomberg Technology anchor, Emily Chang, in conversation with her own mother, Sandy. In her recent book, "Brotopia," Emily sheds light on the treatment of female technology professionals. We discuss Emily’s campaign for workplace equality, how Sandy combats her daughter’s book trolls, and the best advice Emily ever got from Sheryl Sandberg. Emily Chang is the anchor and executive...