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.

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Ep. 305: Can We Still Claim Superbrain?

Biz and Theresa wonder if we can still claim Superbrain or if our brains are just broken now from all the continuous input. Is it a “natural” result to feel like we are failing at many things because our brains are learning so many new things?...



Ep. 304: Do You Let Your Kids Draw On You? Plus Emily Oster’s Data-Driven Guide

Biz and Theresa wonder if it’s “cool” to be drawn on by our kids. Do we set limits or are we totally broken and therefore willing to have a portrait of the cat drawn in sharpie on our faces if it means 10 minutes of silence? Plus Biz feels like...



Ep. 303: Don’t Be A Jerk To Your Father! Plus Graphic Novelist Lucy Knisley

Biz and Theresa wonder if we should stand up for our partners when our kids show a preference for us. “I don’t want Papa to take me!” “I love Mama more, it's just a fact.” We get that this is developmental in many ways but maybe, on those...



Ep. 302: Maybe I’m Actually Not Cool With That. Plus, Podcaster Zibby Owens

Biz and Theresa pat ourselves on the back for past parenting decisions only to realize that now, we’re not sure those choices were right. “They are just clothes. I won’t be mad if you play in them and they get dirty.” Fast forward a...



Ep. 301: How Far Do I Let This Go? Plus Resilient Strength with Courtney Wyckoff

Biz and Theresa wonder how long we should let something go on that our kids are doing. It's easy enough to say “okay” to our child’s collection of rocks, but when are there too many rocks? At what point do we draw the line? Do we worry that...


 2019-04-18  1h8m

Ep. 300: We Turn 300! Let’s Reflect! Plus, "Cathy" Comic Strip Author Cathy Guisewite

Biz and Theresa celebrate our 300th episode! Wooooooooo! Who knew we’d have so much to talk about? Plus Biz smells a mystery, Theresa was sick and we talk to Cathy Guisewite, the creator of the "Cathy" comic strip about her new book Fifty...


 2019-04-11  1h12m

Ep. 299: Magical Vessels. Plus, Southern Lady Code with Helen Ellis!

Biz and Theresa awaken to our true purpose as mothers and feel fulfilled and at peace…as nature intended. APRIL FOOLS! Plus Helen Ellis returns to talk about her new book, Southern Lady Code, a collection of personal essays. Follow Helen Ellis...


 2019-04-04  1h9m

Ep. 298: Sickness Scrambling! Plus, Sex Therapy with Moushumi Ghose

Biz and Theresa accept the horrible truth that with time and experience, having sick kids hasn’t gotten easier. Plus, we talk about sex with sex-positive therapist Moushumi Ghose. This is Week Two of the #MaxFunDrive and you can join or upgrade your...


 2019-03-27  1h12m

Ep. 297: Can You Hold This For Me? Plus, Judy Greer!

Biz and Theresa get stuck holding the bag…and the water bottles, and the half eaten sandwich, and the “art” and the toddler. Where in all those parenting books did it warn us that there would be so much...


 2019-03-20  1h12m

Ep. 296: Scheduling Nightmares! Plus, Parenting Norms Throughout History with Jennifer Traig

  Biz and Theresa discuss family scheduling. Once all of the basics are set, like school/daycare drop offs and pick ups, work, doctor appointments and groceries, adding extra activities like classes and play dates is enough to make us want to go...


 2019-03-14  1h10m