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 450 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

episode 381: Episode 381: Fact or Fiction, with Deborah Goldstein

Something is on fire! Check your pants! We talk to Deborah Goldstein of the podcast The Big Fib about lies, critical analysis, and dinosaurs. One of those things is a lie! Can you guess which? Plus, Biz is all alone!



episode 380: Episode 380: You're Never Really Alone, with Annabelle Gurwitch

You are never really alone because your college age kid is living in your basement thanks to Covid! It is probably going REALLY great. We talk to Annabelle Gurwitch about birds returning to the nest and finding some good out there with her podcast Tiny Victories. Plus Biz has something lurking in her pantry.



episode 379: Episode 379: Data Will Make Us Feel Better with Emily Oster

We are 9 months into the pandemic! Are you feeling better about how to make a decision about anything? I’m definitely NOT feeling better. Who can help? An economist! We welcome back economist Emily Oster to talk about data based risk assessment during Covid. Plus Biz is disappointed.



episode 378: Episode 378: Sometimes Daddy Cries, With Guest Todd Rennebohm

Biz speaks with Todd Rennebohm about his new children’s book about living with depression while parenting. Having depression is normal and having kids is normal, but having both at the same time can be hard to explain to kids. Plus we recorded this episode before the election! Let’s see if our prediction was correct? (Our prediction was that we’d be glad we had all that stashed Halloween candy.)



episode 377: Episode 377: Halloween Memories! with Helen Ellis

Biz is joined by her sister, Helen Michelle, to take a spooky stroll down Halloween Memory Lane. Costumes made from raiding the parent’s closet, trick or treating while sick, and Halloween birthdays with guns. It ain’t like it use to be, which is probably for the better. Plus Biz discovers a new body in the booth.


 2020-10-28  1h14m

episode 376: Ep. 376: If You Are Handing Out Unfair Standards For Women, Make Mine A Double with Hannah Rosenzweig and Wendy Sachs

Biz talks about the importance of diversity in people who run for office and the double standards that women, specifically, face. Surprise! That woman knows she has kids, you don’t have to ask her how she plans to juggle it all. We talk to the directors of the new documentary Surge, about women running for office, plus Biz discovers a gaping hole.


 2020-10-22  1h7m

episode 375: Ep. 375: Parents Might Be Feeling Stressed with Lucy Rimalower

Biz ponders the effects of the pandemic on parent’s stress. Hmmm…how to tell? All that crying in the bathroom may be a sign. We talk to therapist Lucy Rimalower about the mental health crisis facing parents. Plus Biz goes outside and Theresa stops by for a genius and fail.


 2020-10-14  1h5m

episode 374: Ep. 374: What Will It Take to Slay the Motherhood Myth with Lyz Lenz

Biz talks with Lyz Lenz about her new book, Belabored: A Vindication of the Rights of Pregnant Women. We get all riled up this week and for good reason. It turns out that as women, we are still not being given agency over our own bodies. We talk about cultural myths and how those influence how women's bodies are viewed, specifically pregnant women and mothers. Plus, Biz could get used to Theresa stopping by! 


 2020-10-07  1h15m

episode 373: Ep. 373: There Are Many Creative Ways to Get a Kid in Your House with Mary Fagot

Biz is joined by creative director Mary Fagot to talk about her fertility and creative work. As we have always said, there are a lot of ways to get a kid in your house. Mary tells us how her daughter got into her house and what she learned along the way. She also gives us the scoop on a new educational program that she created with the band OK Go, OK Go Sandbox. Plus, Biz wants silence and Theresa is back for a visit. 


 2020-10-01  1h9m

episode 373: Ep. 372: Surprise! The Workforce is Still Unfair to Moms with Audrey Goodson Kingo

Biz is joined by Deputy Editor of Working Mother, Audrey Goodson Kingo. We review the statistics on what the pandemic has done to working parents, specifically working mothers. It's not looking great for women in the workforce, but there is some good news about equity in the home. We are reminded that making choices is really hard right now and that everyone is doing their best. Plus, Theresa stops by for a genius and fail!


 2020-09-23  1h5m