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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Eliza Blank is the founder and CEO of The Sill, an NYC-based indoor plant company focused on connecting people to plants and the outdoors. In this episode, Eliza talks about how growing plants and being a parent are not actually all that different, why teaching kids to connect to nature is absolutely vital, and she suggests fun gardening activities parents can do with their children.

Danielle DuBoise, Co-founder of Sakara Life, the organic, plant-based food delivery service and lifestyle brand, sat down with Liz to talk about Sakara Life's mission to change how you think about food and nourishing yourself. She also shared easy healthy eating tips, talked about what motherhood has taught her about empathy and grace, and explained why being healthy doesn't have to mean giving up the occasional pizza or onion bagel.

Artist Harmonia Rosales, talks to Liz about how her daughter inspired her paintings, pursuing a creative career path after having her children, and why she hopes her art reshapes the narrative of what power and beauty looks like, putting women -- and particularly women of color -- at the center. She also talks about the parallels between creating art and motherhood and encourages mothers to remember that it is never too late to pursue a dream.

In this episode, Gabby Bernstein, bestselling author, a motivational speaker, and life coach opens to Liz up about her postpartum depression, why she advocates for mental health medication when it is necessary, and why motherhood has been an ongoing spiritual journey. She also shares one of the methods that helped her during some of her darkest moments. Following Gabby's interview, we also hear from a listener about her own experience with postpartum depression.



Warning: This episode mentions suicidal and self-harm ideation, which we know can be upsetting or triggering for some listeners. If you are having thoughts of harming yourself or others, please get help by calling the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255. You can also call 911 or go to an emergency room. Please know that you are not alone.

1 in 7 mothers will experience postpartum depression. At Mother.ly we have more resources on the topic. You can visit www.mother.ly/postpartumhelp. There you'll find articles on the signs of postpartum depression, other helpful resources, and phone numbers to call for support. Please know you are not alone

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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