Totally Mommy
47 - Separation Oy Vay w/Vanessa Ragland!

After her last brave and beautiful episode of Totally Mommy, the inspiring VANESSA RAGLAND is back! We discuss our Good/Bad/Funnies (Clapping! Playing Together! Separation Anxiety! First Swim! Media Entertainment!) before diving in with our unqualified advice to listener questions about introducing dog and baby, struggling with fear of pregnancy and labor, and how to communicate with your mom about your choice to stay home with your kids when that wasn’t what she did with you. Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMommyEp47.mp3
Category:kids and family -- posted at: 10:30pm PDT

46 - From The Mouths Of Babes w/Leslie Kotiza

What a treat! Our first Mother and Grandmother (only technically!) cohost of Totally Mommy is here to discuss the importance of family, long time friends and the chance to brush your teeth twice a day. We share our good/bad/funnies (Fun Ages! Good Health! Traveling with a wee one! Not having parents around! The three little amigos plus baby! Funny back seat conversations!) before discussing listener questions about a sister who won’t come to your baby shower, how to connect with a sister in law who has become distant since becoming a mom, how to respond to jerk friends who project rude things to your shy child, how to overcome the guilt of being a working mom, and lastly when is the right time to transition baby to a new room? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMommyEp46.mp3
Category:kids and family -- posted at: 10:30pm PDT

45 - It Feels Like Crickets w/Amy Biedel!

Doula, actress, fellow animal lover and friend AMY BIEDEL is back to discuss our good/bad/funnies (Loving School! Sneaking hand while nursing! Graphic content! Regressions! It feels like crickets! It’s my first party and I’ll cry if I want to!) before diving into listener questions about VBAC or C-section and anxiety around a second birth, how to cope with morning sickness and how to know if you want kids at all and if so, how do you make the decision of when? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMommyEp45.mp3
Category:kids and family -- posted at: 10:30pm PDT

44 - Cracked Open w/Michaela McManus!


Elizabeth has her dear friend, talented and beautiful (inside n out) actress Michaela McManus back for some real talk about sensitive times! They discuss the Good/Bad/Funnies (Crawling! Communicating! / Schedules! Target Confrontations!/ Pirouettes! “Petting” cats!) before answering listener questions about making mom friends and how important is it really, how marriage has changed since becoming parents, and what are some good organic must have gifts to give to a soon to be mom? Enjoy!

Direct download: TotallyMommyEp44.mp3
Category:kids and family -- posted at: 10:30pm PDT