Mom Deconstructed Episodes

Introducing Motherhood Sessions from Gimlet

Julia was born in South Korea, but was adopted and raised by a white family. Now that she has her own child—the first biological relative she’s ever known—she’s rethinking her relationship with her own family, and on a search to...

EP46: Managing Expectations and Ego as Parents

This week we are deconstructing our episode with Melanie Lippman. If you haven't heard, go back and download Episode 45 to learn about how she listened to her intuition and didn't back down while advocating for her child (even though...

EP45: Melanie Lippman, Putting her Ego Aside as a Mother

This week we are connecting with Melanie Lippman.  Melanie shares with us how she and her husband made the decision to have her son evaluated for a sensory processing disorder and navigating the early intervention process as a parent.  Melani...

EP44: Three Sides to Every Story

This week, we are deconstructing our episode with Shauna Armitage. If you haven't listened, go back and download episode 43. Quick recap, Shauna is a mom of 4 with kids in all stages and talks about her courageous termination during...

EP42: Are Social Norms Stifling My Child’s Creativity?

This week we are deconstructing last week's episode with Jen Dary of Beplucky.com. If you haven't listened, be sure to download Episode 41, which is chock full of inspiring insights and positive perspectives despite facing an insane life challenge. Joi...

EP41: Jen Dary, Leaning on Community for Help

This week we are talking with Jen Dary. Jen is a leadership coach and speaker; she travels across the US teaching workshops, including her popular course, So Now You’re a Manager, which trains new managers across the country for the...

EP39: Amanda Fairbanks: Finding Space for Herself as a Mother

This week we are talking with Amanda Fairbanks a mom, journalist, writer, and part owner of the SHED Workspace.  Amanda has worked in the editorial department of The New York Times, as a higher education reporter for The Huffington Post,...

EP40: Conflicting Emotions of Motherhood

This week we are deconstructing our episode with Amanda Fairbanks from last week. Amanda was incredibly honest about her mothering journey and her need for space and the unexpected places she found joy. If you haven't listened, go back and...