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Like a Mother

Celebrities, bestsellers, turd-stirrers, advocates, everyday people with amazing stories, and call-in guests to discuss what smart moms really care about:

Career, money, business, parenting, feminism, dating, sex, success, love and relationships.

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Mar 31, 2016

A few weeks ago my friend and podcast producer Chad Dougatz of Hangar Studios announced that he was going to interview me for my show. What?!

Here you go!

  • Why I stayed in the apartment I'd shared with my ex after my divorce.
  • The realities of my Facebook / IG life vs. reality.
  • Why I'm grateful my ex doesn't pay child...


Mar 29, 2016

What is family?

Of course, you can define family any way you like -- as the seismic shift created by gay marriage, a now-minority percentage that 'traditional' nuclear families constitute in this country, and the booming numbers of unmarried mothers. 

Tanya Van Court has lived her whole life outside of the 'traditional'...


Mar 24, 2016

A few years ago I wrote this a couple years ago while reflecting on my own first post-divorce breakup. It continues to be one of the most-trafficked posts on this whole blog, more than two years later. I haven’t read about this phenomenon anywhere else, but it is apparently very, very common:

When your first...


Mar 22, 2016

A few months ago I was complaining to friend and Like a Mother guest and business Jenn Scalia about feeling stalled in my career. "I can't work with you until you get through your money blocks," Jenn said, matter-of-factly. You might remember that Jenn went from earning a $38,000 salary to a profit of $400,000 in two...


Mar 17, 2016

My favorite episode yet!

Super-special guest today ... my daughter, Helena. This 8-year-old gorgeous pickle and I have a mother-daughter interview:

  • What it's like to be a kid of divorce
  • What she thinks about her mom dating
  • Why kissing in movies makes her so embarrassed 
  • My proudest and best memories of motherhood
  • How...