One Bad Mother

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Biz and Theresa admit playing with our kids isn't always magical. We also talk with blogger Janelle Hanchett of RenegadeMothering.com. 

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WARNING! This week, Biz and Theresa share their birth stories. If you are even slightly hesitant to hear such personal details, we suggest you go with your instincts and listen to our Mother's Day episode...again. Otherwise, settle in to hear about the miracle of birth in explicit, disturbing detail.

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Biz and Theresa get so sentimental talking about moms and motherhood that we decide to go straight to the source and call our own moms. (Oh, yeah -- and we spend some time blaming/threatening our husbands for not doing enough for us on Mother's Day! Of course.)

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Biz and Theresa reveal some big news and (hint) talk about the first trimester of pregnancy! We also talk with Alice Bradley, one of the authors of Let's Panic About Babies!, who helps us understand what the heck is going on inside of our bodies right now and why IT'S NOT FUNNY AT ALL.

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Biz and Theresa discuss the ever-elusive notion of  "time for yourself" and why it is so important. Hint, it will keep you from killing everyone. We speak with super-crafty mom blogger Natasha of LittlePinkMonster.com who helps us learn that it isn't all about glitter and homemade cat bonnets but more about respecting your limitations and allowing yourself time for you.

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Biz and Theresa share their fears as moms and talk to "The World's Worst Mom" Lenore Skenazy, host of FreeRangeKids.com and author of Free-Range Kids: How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children Without Going Nuts with Worry. Lenore helps us realize what's actually causing us to be so fearful (hint: it isn't actual danger).

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