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.




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Most Recent Episodes

In this inspiring first episode of Season 7 of the podcast, Cortney Novogratz, one half the home design duo, The Novogratz, and mother to seven kids, talks about how starting her company with her husband was a way to bring her career and her priorities as a mother together, so she never had to choose between work and family. In this moment where work and home is blurred for so many moms, Cortney offers advice on how to make "the new normal" work for you, regardless of your living situation.

Liz checks in with another trailblazing mother, editor and founding member of The Lily, The Washington Post's publication created for and by women. Neema explains why we need publications like The Lily, why we need to show up for moms in the ways that matter, and why feminism isn't a dirty word.

Black Women's Health Imperative President & CEO, Linda Goler Blount talks to Liz about her accomplished career, why the health of black women is at a crisis-point, how her grandchild motivates her, and why scientific data matters when it comes to improving maternal mortality outcomes and other health disparities for black women.

Liz speaks with Refinery29's Global Editor-in-Chief, Simone Oliver, about her new role, why she always gives people the benefit of the doubt, and how going to an all-girls school and then attending Howard, a historically black college, shaped her approach to her career and motherhood. She also offers tips on maternity and postpartum style, talks about her postpartum body, and explains why it is so important to embrace the transformation of motherhood through fashion.

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.

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