Honest conversations about modern motherhood
The Motherly Podcast brings honest conversations with some of the world’s most interesting mothers—entrepreneurs, actresses, politicians and authors—straight to you. Get ready to feel inspired, energized, understood and seen like never before. Our podcast guests are redefining motherhood, courageously sharing their diverse experiences and using their voices to uplift and inspire women. Listen along with us.
Featured guests include: Joy Cho, Senator Tammy Duckworth, Katrina Scott and more.
Most Recent Episodes
Hillary Frank on trusting yourself—and your child—in parenthood
Hillary Frank is a veteran podcaster and renowned journalist, and her podcast, called “The Longest Shortest Time” is one of the most recognized parenting podcasts out there. It started as a way for Hillary to cope with her loneliness and struggles in her early weeks of motherhood and has since grown into an immense collection of stories from parents in all sorts of circumstances. Since its debut in 2010, it has won numerous awards, and tons of critical acclaim, including being on the 50 Best Podcasts lists in both Time Magazine and The Atlantic.
In this episode, Hillary and Liz chat about Hillary’s new book, “Weird Parenting Wins: Bathtub Dining, Family Screams, and Other Hacks from the Parenting Trenches,” as well as everything else she’s learned in her near-decade of listening to parents tell their stories.
Tone It Up co-founder Katrina Scott wants to change how we talk about postpartum bodies
Katrina Scott, co-founder of the fitness empire Tone It Up, is a health inspiration to millions of women around the world. Since 2009 she has been teaching women how to get strong and feel their best through workout classes, videos, books, and social media posts to Tone It Up’s +1 million followers. In October of 2018, Katrina gave birth to her first child, and it gave her a completely new perspective on what a strong body looks like.
Continuing to empower and inspire, Katrina talks to Liz in this episode about staying healthy throughout the motherhood journey and changing the way we talk about women’s postpartum bodies.
Joy Cho opens up on being creative in motherhood
Joy Cho was jobless and looking for work in a new city when she started her blog, Oh Joy! Today, that blog is the home base of her wildly successful design business, which partners with companies like Target, Banana Republic, and Anthropologie. Joy also holds the record for having the most followers on Pinterest and has twice been listed as one the “30 Most Influential People on the Internet” in Time Magazine.
For our first episode of The Motherly Podcast, Joy chatted with Liz about growing her business while raising her two young girls, infusing her personal life with the creativity we know from her brand, and learning to stop comparing herself to other mothers.
Hosted by Liz Tenety
Liz is an award-winning journalist and editor, and the co-founder of Motherly. A former Washington Post editor, she thrives on all things digital community + social media strategy. She's passionate about helping to provide women with more support, (and way less judgment), on the journey through motherhood. This podcast is an extension of her commitment to hosting honest conversations about modern motherhood. Liz resides outside NYC with her husband, two sons, one daughter and one amazing au pair.