Totally Mommy (kids and family)
86 - A Window Into Motherhood w/Kimmy Gatewood!

She's a cohost triple threat - charming, funny, and wise! The wonderful KIMMY GATEWOOD, mother to 7 month old Lottie, is here to discuss our good/bad/funnies (Potty time! Crawling! Tantrum handling fail! Post partum sounds! Bless you! Dancing baby!). Then we give our unqualified advice to listener questions about how to deal with feelings of guilt or sadness on behalf of your first baby when contemplating bringing another baby into the mix, how to handle being the best man in a destination wedding when it is happening over your baby's due date, and what to do about the annoying aunt and her annoying comments about the baby? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMommyEp86.mp3
Category:kids and family -- posted at: 1:30am EST

85 - An English Mama w/Amy Barham!

The all around lovely "Mama" and hilarious writer, AMY BARHAM is back to cohost! We discuss our good/bad/funnies (Sense of humor! Saying thank you!/ Scary internet! Constant exhaustion!/ Looking up the future! Time for night night!) before giving our unqualified advice to listener questions about how to cope with early motherhood worry vortexes, and whether or not to let potential entertainment representation know about an early pregnancy? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMommyEp85.mp3
Category:kids and family -- posted at: 1:30am EST

84 - Get In There w/Morgan Walsh!

Elizabeth's life zen master, MORGAN WALSH is back to make us laugh and cry and quote. We discuss our good/bad/funnies (A 3 year old beast! Pregnancy massage!/ Listeless searching! Foot surgery!/ Pooping behind bushes! Diseased water table!) before diving into listener questions about dealing with end of day tantrums, difficulties feeding solids, how to share your pregnancy joy with someone who is struggling with IVF, and lastly how to set boundaries with an enthusiastic friend who wants to be very involved in your infant's life! Enjoy! 

Direct download: TotallyMommyep84.mp3
Category:kids and family -- posted at: 1:30am EST

83 - The Banana Symbolism w/Vanessa Ragland!

The gorgeous through and through co-creator of Curated Tees, actress, mom, general joy giver VANESSA RAGLAND is back to cohost! We discuss our good/bad/funnies (Reading! Healthy ultrasound! Daycare guilt! Emotional leaps!  Roughhousing copying Mom! Daycare convo backfire!) before giving our honest answers to listener questions about healing from a traumatic birthing experience, how to support a friend who is going through another terrible loss, and what to tell in laws who don't see eye to eye on how to feed your child? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMommyEp83.mp3
Category:kids and family -- posted at: 1:30am EST

82 - Communication Is Key w/Lennon Parham!

The calming, wise, sage and uber talented LENNON PARHAM (of USA's Playing House!) is here to cohost this week! We discuss our good/bad/funnies (Photos under control! Adaptive and communicative! Pregnancy guilt! Toddler tantrums! Cartoon emotions! Lyrical genius!) before giving our unqualified advice to listener questions about ending friendships on your child's behalf, how/when to ask an employer about pumping at work, and a question about whether or not it's okay to have a lovey in the crib with your baby? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMommyEp82.mp3
Category:kids and family -- posted at: 1:30am EST

81 - Who Is The Bottle For w/Nicole Myers Steel!

Textile designer and Mother beauty (inside and out) NICOLE MYERS STEEL is here to discuss our good/bad/funnies (Morning sickness fade! Easy street! No veggies! Feeding a marriage! Daycare buddy! Who is the bottle for?) before we give our unqualified advice to listener questions about how to make mommy friends in a new city, how to stop from comparing your baby to others when it comes to sleep troubles, and whether daycare is really worth it when it's making your baby sick? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMommyEp81.mp3
Category:kids and family -- posted at: 1:30am EST

80 - Bath vs. Shower w/June Diane Raphael!

One of Elizabeth's besties and Totally Mommy fave guest, JUNE DIANE RAPHAEL is back to share her lovely wisdom on all things mommy! She first learns some upsetting news about Elizabeth's hygiene habits before they discuss their good/bad/funnies (Toddlerdom!  High fevers! Near accidents! Warranted social anxiety! I'll pass on the broccoli!) Then they give their unqualified advice to an awesome LaimeDAD who wrote in regarding favoritism from babies. Enjoy! 

Direct download: TotallyMommyEp80.mp3
Category:kids and family -- posted at: 1:30am EST

79 - Toothbrush Prank w/Vanessa Ragland!

Ring the hooray bells, the wonderful VANESSA RAGLAND is back as cohost with her infinite wisdom and charming smile! We discuss our good/bad/funnies (Adorable communications! Mischievous jokes! sweaty planes! blood draws! baby brother no nos! endless spinning!) before giving our unqualified advice to listener questions about coping with mom guilt around breastfeeding, whether to confront a friend who is emotionally abusing her daughter, and how to handle a delicate childcare situation that could potentially hurt your relationship with your sister. Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMommyEp79.mp3
Category:kids and family -- posted at: 1:30am EST

78 - Memory Books w/Natalie Smyka!

Elizabeth's new mom friend, the lovely actress Natalie Smyka is cohost this week! We discuss our good/bad/funnies (Memory books for deceased loved ones! Excitement for travel! Bath poops! Hair wash failures! Mistaking ancient men for Dada! Odd pregnancy symptoms!) before giving our unqualified advice to listener questions about pet love after baby, how to plan for mother/mother in law visits after birth, whether Elizabeth is dealing with guilt in adding a second child, how to handle the grief that bubbles up with motherless motherhood, and how to connect with a nephew who lives across the country? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMommyEp78.mp3
Category:kids and family -- posted at: 1:30am EST

77 - The Good Gets Gooder w/Alex Conrad!

Elizabeth's super smarty pants Doctor friend, anesthesiologist and mama to a five month old cherub is here! ALEX CONRAD comes on and discusses going back to work and balancing it all before we dive into our good/bad/funnies (Sweetie pie bedtime routines! Chicken tenders save the day! The hassle of pumping! Bathtub wipeout! Eating solids! New words!) before giving our unqualified advice to listener questions about how to deal with unsafe grandparents, and how to handle letting your coworkers know about your pregnancy if you are suffering from morning sickness and it's affecting your work. Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMommyEp77.mp3
Category:kids and family -- posted at: 1:30am EST