Advice from Mom
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...
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...
Ep 25: Dr. Harriet Lerner—how we think about mothers
To kick off our May series on mothering social change, what could be more fitting than to re-examine how we think about motherhood and mental health? Momma B & Rebecca talk to esteemed psychologist, Dr. Harriet Lerner, one of our nation's most loved and respected experts on women and family relationships, and the author of twelve books include The New York Times bestseller, The Dance of Anger, The Mother Dance, and, most recently, Why Won't You Apologize? Harriet also shares the true...
MAYtriarchy—mothering social change
All month long, we’ll be featuring motherly figures of all sorts, specifically the revolutionary sort. Here's a sneak peek of our May conversations with accomplished matriarchs who embody the term “mother” as a *verb* and help us understand what it takes to mother a movement. Can’t wait for you to hear more from each of these wise ones! .·:*'`*:·..·:*'`*:·.·:*'`*:·..·:*'`*:·.·:*'`*:·. MOMMA B’S GOODIE BAG OF HELPFUL LINKS We got our first podcast review! Read along while you listen to...
Ep 23: The Mystery of Dr. T — season 2 finale
What do you say when you meet a newly-discovered sibling? What do you do with newly-discovered emotions you can't explain? For our Season 2 finale, Rebecca calls on her “daughterly right” to ask her own mom for advice, and she and Momma B tell the story of the mystery man responsible for the origins of this mother-daughter duo. .·:*'`*:·..·:*'`*:·.·:*'`*:·..·:*'`*:·.·:*'`*:·. MOMMA B’S GOODIE BAG OF HELPFUL LINKS Send us your feedback and win a box of Advice from Mom sneeze-solvers (many...
Ep 22: Breaking Up With A Therapist—a baby steps special
How do you know it is time to leave your therapist? What should you do if your therapist acts inappropriately? And what if your therapist is making it difficult for you to end therapy with them? Back by popular demand, this is the third installment of our baby-steps special series on the how-tos of therapy. Whether you want to slink, saunter, or stomp out of therapy, Dr. Momma B is here to help. We will also hear a first hand account of therapist trouble (in three acts!) from Jennifer...