One Bad Mother (general)

Biz and Theresa try to decide whether baby showers are fun or stressful and attempt to come up with ways to feel better about the weirdness of opening presents for two hours in front of people. Bonus: Biz yells at you to ENJOY IT! Relaxing. Plus, we talk with comedian Andrea Rosen, star of Nick Mom's Take Me To Your Mother.

Direct download: One_Bad_Mother_Episode_22.2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:48pm PST

Biz and Theresa confirm we know nothing about the process of adoption and speak with comedian Morgan Brayton about her experience adopting two children.

Direct download: One_Bad_Mother_Episode_21.2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:59am PST

Tick, Tick, BOOM! Biz and Theresa try to give advice to a friend about bringing up the big talk to a partner...wanting kids. If only "RUN!" was suitable advice. We also talk with the very funny woman behind "The Honest Toddler," Bunmi Laditan. 

Direct download: One_Bad_Mother_Episode_20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:46am PST

Biz and Theresa discuss the second trimester and tackle such issues as "feeling great: myth or fact," genetic testing, and all the things we are about to kiss good-bye when the new baby comes. We are joined by Eden Kennedy and Alice Bradley, authors of Let's Panic About Babies.

Direct download: One_bad_mother_episode_19.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:49am PST

Biz and Theresa discuss what makes people feel they can talk to pregnant women about their changing bodies, in particular when they use the word "fat" as something sinister even when making a baby, and how that makes us feel. Hint: Not good. We also talk to the awesome Nicole Knepper, author of  "Moms Who Drink and Swear: True Tales of Loving My Kids While Losing My Mind." 

Direct download: One_Bad_Mother_Episode_18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:16am PST

Biz gets insulted by her nurse, Theresa has a well deserved Mom Meltdown, we talk about kids' parties and wrap it all up with contemporary romance novelist, Rebecca Rogers Maher. It is just that kind of show this week.

Direct download: One_Bad_Mother_Episode_17.1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:20am PST

Biz and Theresa discuss the need for support beyond our own partners and get some wisdom on the topic from singer-songwriter Eleni Mandell who is a single mom to twin toddlers conceived with the use of a sperm donor.

Direct download: One_Bad_Mother_Episode_16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:24pm PST

Biz and Theresa celebrate Father's Day by attempting to disprove the advertising world's assertion that dads are idiots. We talk about our own dads and are joined by our husbands as they share their genius and fails! We call Al Madrigal, comedian, Daily Show Correspondent and host of the podcast Minivan Men, to get his advice on being a dad.

Direct download: One_Bad_Mother_Episode_15.1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:55am PST

Biz and Theresa speak with author Anne Kreamer about the science of emotions in the workplace and what happens to our brains after having a baby. And we decide that moms have SUPERBRAINS.

Direct download: One_Bad_Mother_episode_14.1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:13am PST

Biz and Theresa talk about our four-legged babies and all the ways they add joy and unwanted extra noise to our lives with our children. We also speak with actress, blogger, and mom, Cynthia Silver, about losing a pet and fighting reality television.

Direct download: One_Bad_Mother_Episode_13.1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am PST