Mother Mother Podcast
Feb. 8, 2022

Managing Maternal Mental Health with Aparna Iyer, MD

Is it okay to take mental health meds when pregnant? What about breastfeeding? Where’s the line between normal new-mom anxiety and full-blown postpartum anxiety? Or is it all just a big murky swamp? Perinatal psychiatrist Apa...

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Feb. 1, 2022

Happy Enough Ever After with Heather Havrilesky

For this week’s episode, Emily was thrilled to chat with Ask Polly and Ask Molly columnist Heather Havrilesky, whose new book, " Foreverland: On the Divine Tedium of Marriage " is out February 8. Emily and Heather talk parent...

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Jan. 25, 2022

Never Say Never

This podcast just reached a huge milestone! To celebrate (but mostly to take a breather after a rough week and before next week's big episode), Emily recorded from her living room floor and responded to listener voicemails ab...

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Jan. 18, 2022

Parmesan and Perspective with Natasha Bailey

This week’s guest is Natasha Bailey, a chef, podcaster, cheese expert, and mom of five whose lockdown made Emily appreciate her own a little more. Emily and Natasha talk about medical marijuana, bloody nipples, leaning into f...

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Jan. 11, 2022

A Collective Postpartum Check-In with Mandy Major

This week, Emily is joined by Mandy Major, Founder and CEO of Major Care (a virtual postpartum care company) and creator of the MyFourth App . Emily and Mandy talk doulas, postpartum poops, the best ways to support new parent...

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Jan. 4, 2022

You Asked, Emily Answered

Emily is back from break with her first solo episode! After opening up about some of the growing pains and challenges that come with producing a podcast while doing a million other things (IN A NEVER-ENDING PANDEMIC!), she ta...

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Dec. 21, 2021

Emily’s Mormon Mom Friend, Tanei Atagi Henry

This week, Emily is joined by one of her oldest friends, Tanei Atagi Henry — a writer, non-profit director, mom, and wife in Provo, Utah. Emily and Tanei talk about their not-so-picturesque hometown, Tanei’s life in the Mormo...

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Dec. 14, 2021

Dirty Hair and Self-Care with Doree Shafrir

This week Emily is joined by Forever35 co-host (and fellow Old Internet™ alum) Doree Shafrir. Emily and Doree talk about the self-care (and basic hygiene) rituals they had to let go of during lockdown, virtual bra fittings, a...

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Dec. 7, 2021

The Doctor Is In with Jennifer Sturich-Cummins, MD

Can moms avoid getting every virus their kids bring home? Which is more important: sleep or exercise? Are pregnant women the most annoying patients? Why doesn’t anyone talk about their hemorrhoids? In this week’s episode, Emi...

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Nov. 30, 2021

Centering Black Families with Kelly Glass

This week Emily is joined by Kelly Glass, Executive Editor of Black Parenting at . Kelly admits that her never-ending divorce made some parts of lockdown easier and shares how she survived the summer of 2020 with ...

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Nov. 23, 2021

When Mom Has ADHD with The Rev. Ann Kansfield

This week, Emily talks with her old friend, The Rev. Ann Kansfield , whose book, "Be the Brave One: Living Your Spiritual Values Out Loud" is out December 14. Ann is a self-described "hyper extrovert" and is the first female …

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Nov. 16, 2021

Reinventing Thanksgiving with Sascha Guinn Anderson

Meet Sascha Guinn Anderson, a communications consultant and Indigenous mother of three in Santa Fe, NM. Emily and Sascha talk about the division of labor now that their husbands have experienced being stay-at-home dads, Sasch...

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Nov. 9, 2021

Britt Null is Not a Momfluencer

For the second installment of a two-part series on momfluencers, Emily is joined by her friend, Brittany Null — a single mom of three who makes a living posting lifestyle and family content, but doesn’t consider herself a mom...

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Nov. 2, 2021

Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous Momfluencers with Sara Petersen

For Part 1 of a two-part series on momfluencers, Emily is joined by Sara Petersen, author of the Harper’s Bazaar article, "Momfluencer Content Enrages Me. Why Can't I Look Away?" Emily and Sara talk about the unattainable "au...

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Oct. 26, 2021

Horizontal Parenting with Michelle Woo

It’s publication day for Michelle Woo’s "Horizontal Parenting: How to Entertain Your Kid While Lying Down" so Emily and Michelle talk about the book and the intense expectations for millennial moms to play with their children...

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Oct. 19, 2021

The Pandemic Broke My Brain with Emily Flake

For the second episode, host Emily Farris interviews New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake. Emily and Emily consider each other friends from the Internet — but this is their first time interacting in real life (well, as IRL as yo...

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Oct. 19, 2021

Bonus Content: Diversifying Your Mom Friends with Andrea Mallory

This is Mother Mother bonus content: An excerpt from the original Mother Mother podcast pilot that Emily Farris recorded with Andrea Mallory back in the fall of 2020. Learn more about Mother Mother at https://mothermotherpodc...

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Oct. 19, 2021

Making Mom Friends with Andrea Mallory

It's the very first episode of the long-awaited Mother Mother podcast! Host Emily Farris introduces the show and welcomes her friend Andrea Mallory — a tech executive and mother of two who quit her job at a certain video conf...

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