One Bad Mother

A comedy podcast about motherhood and how unnatural it sometimes is. We aren't all magical vessels! Join us every week as we deal with the thrills and embarrassments of motherhood and strive for less judging, and more laughing.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h10m. Bisher sind 429 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

episode 361: Ep. 361: Can Kids Predict The Future? Plus, Author Chanda Austin

Biz is joined by guest co-host Rebecca Blum this week to talk about how our children see the future. What do our kids think adulthood will be like? We revisit the games we played as kids that fed our fantasies of life as grown ups. If life turned out like the game MASH, then we would all be married to our childhood crushes and live in mansions. Do we crush are children’s visions of the future or let them dream? “Sure you’ll live with Mama forever...



episode 360: Ep. 360: Get Off of Me! Plus, OBM Lydia Elle

Biz and Theresa would like for everyone to stop touching us. Everyone is regressing during the pandemic, which we understand, but also, we don't like it! Our kids have to be on our bodies at all times and sometimes we just want them to leave us alone. Plus, Biz is the jacks master, Theresa is back, and we talk with Lydia Elle about helping our kids and ourselves be AntiRacist.



episode 359: Ep. 359: How Do I Talk To My Kids About That with Anastasia Higginbotham

Biz is joined by author and activist Anastasia Higginbotham to talk about how to discuss deeply uncomfortable topics with our kids. Would you rather try to get your toddler to wear mittens or would you rather talk with your kid about death? Let's be honest, both are difficult things to do, but one may be the real parenting job. Anastasia’s books cover topics like death, sex and whiteness and we cannot recommend them enough. Plus, Biz is a steely ship and we are all still doing a good job.



episode 358: Ep. 358: A Band-Aid Ain't Gonna Fix This! Parenting As The Front Line Against Racism with James Arthur

Biz is joined in the virtual studio by James Arthur M., host of Maximum Fun's Minority Korner podcast. We talk about ways in which parents can educate our kids to be anti-racists. We are on the front lines of human rights activism by teaching our children about equity and equality.



episode 357: Ep. 357: Boredom. Plus, Renee Colvert is Back!

Biz is joined by Renee Colvert, from Can I Pet Your Dog? We start the show off and end with a reflection on the difficult circumstances we find ourselves in from the continued threat of the pandemic to the centuries long threat of injustice towards people of color. As parent, we are on the front lines to teach our children to understand the issues around racism, privilege, and history. We also talk about boredom...


 2020-06-04  1h1m

episode 356: Ep. 356: The 13th-Ever Genius Fail Spectacular Plus Rants

Summer is here. While there is a lot that we cannot do right now, we can sit back and bask in the warmth of the Genius Fail Spectacular Plus Rants.


 2020-05-28  1h2m

episode 355: Ep. 355: I Tried So Hard Today. Plus, Digital Inclusion with Angela Siefer

Biz and Theresa talk about trying. Whether it's art projects, quality time, walks outside or just keeping everyone safe and fed, we try and try and try. We want to make things fun for our kids, and then it blows up in our faces. Trying is really hard!! Plus, Biz wears an Ellis suit, Theresa is back again, and we speak with Angela Siefer about digital inclusion. 


 2020-05-21  1h18m

episode 354: Ep. 354: Movie Moms! Plus, The Parents Are Not All Right with Chloe Cooney

Biz is joined by guest co-host Drea Clark, producer, film festival programmer, and podcaster. We discuss how motherhood is portrayed in the movies, from the effortless high-heel wearing mothers of the 50's and 60's, to the outright terrible mothers in horror films, and the surprising representation in action movies. Drea gives us a movie mom watch list that we can get behind. Plus, Biz is slipping, we miss Theresa, and we talk to Chloe Cooney about her article, "The Parents Are Not All Right." 


 2020-05-14  1h15m

episode 353: Ep 353: Are We There Yet? Plus, Trying To Be A Superhero with Courtney Enlow

Biz and Theresa want to know when all this will be over. Are we there yet?? In this stay-at-home "journey," all we want to know is, how close are we to being done with this? Just like a road trip to Grandma's house, we want to know how many more songs we need to play until this trip is complete. Plus, Biz is wallowing, Theresa is back, and we talk with Courtney Enlow about trying to be a Superhero during these times.


 2020-05-07  1h18m

episode 352: Ep 352: Can I Pet Your Dog? No! Plus, Author Bess Kalb on Writing in Her Grandmother's Voice

Biz is joined by guest co-host Renee Culvert from the podcast, Can I Pet Your Dog? How does COVID-19 affect how we interact with other people's animals? What does it look like to have a dog during this time? Plus, Biz feels normal, we miss Theresa, and we talk with Bess Kalb about her new book, Nobody Will Tell You This But Me. 


 2020-04-30  1h18m