Life's A Mother Podcast



Three South Texas sisters and moms sharing their everyday mom stories


  • Life’s a Mother Podcast Episode 20: Book Report of The Handmaid’s Tale

    15/12/2018 Duración: 29min

    Here’s the Book Report we’ve been talking about! We finally dig deep into The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. The novel is about a Handmaid named Offred in the Republic of Gilead. The world has changed in the near future and women are stripped of their rights and forced to live in a society where their lives […]

  • Life’s a Mother Podcast Episode 19: Parent Worries

    15/12/2018 Duración: 26min

    Times have changed, but being a parent hasn’t. In this episode, you get to meet Michelle’s husband as the two discuss what it’s like being a parent today surrounded by technology, the importance of spending time outdoors, safety, and the commonality of school shootings.

  • Life’s a Mother Podcast Episode 18: Miscarriages

    01/12/2018 Duración: 23min

    Ten percent to 25 percent of healthy women experience a miscarriage. In this episode, we discuss the roller-coaster of emotions after one of us went through this heartbreaking time. There are lists of reasons why women have miscarriages, and prevention includes everything from a healthy diet to managing stress. Even if we do everything right, […]

  • Life’s a Mother Podcast Episode 17: Public Outings

    18/11/2018 Duración: 29min

    With the holidays just around the corner, it’s inevitable that some family traveling is in the plans. There’s so much planning and prepping that goes into traveling… even when it’s just going to the store or a restaurant. In this episode, we tackle those smaller trips and the little things that grind our gears when […]

  • Life’s a Mother Podcast Episode 16: Post Baby Bodies

    04/11/2018 Duración: 29min

    Stretch marks, saggy skin, and fat that just won’t go away. We may have all or none of these things after giving birth, but so what? Our bodies do incredible things before and after childbirth, and while we may not look the same as we did pre-pregnancy, we should be proud of our bodies and the […]

  • Life’s a Mother Podcast Episode 15: Discipline

    21/10/2018 Duración: 29min

    How we discipline our children depends on the action, age, and even personal beliefs. We examine all of those topics in this episode as we talk our way through punishments we received growing up, some we’ve already given our children and discuss age-appropriate discipline techniques.

  • Life’s a Mother Podcast Episode 14: Single Mom Life

    07/10/2018 Duración: 29min

    Most of us can’t imagine raising kids as a single mom, but so many people do it every day and in this episode, we tip our hat and cheers all those moms. My best friend joins us to tell us how she raises her two children, primarily by herself, and how she adjusted her life […]

  • Life’s a Mother Podcast Episode 13: Old Mexican Wives’ Tales

    23/09/2018 Duración: 28min

    It’s Hispanic Heritage Month, and to celebrate, we’ve dedicated this episode to the Mexican tales we grew up with and are now passing on to our children. Join us as we explore some Mexican legends like Ojo, the Cucuy, the Chupacabra, and la Llorona.

  • Life’s a Mother Podcast Episode 12: Kids With Special Needs

    09/09/2018 Duración: 32min

    The term “special needs” can apply to anything from illnesses to disabilities. In this episode, we speak to our dear friend, Crystal, who has two children who were born with Sickle Cell disease. September is Sickle Cell disease awareness month and Crystal talks about the importance of understanding the disease and its misconceptions, challenges her […]

  • Life’s a Mother Podcast Episode 11: Boys and Girls

    27/08/2018 Duración: 28min

    We never know what to expect when raising our kids, but there are distinct personality differences between boys and girls and it starts much earlier than we expect. In this episode, we interview our friend Sarah and talk about the challenges, personality traits, and parent examples when raising boys and girls.

  • Life’s A Mother Podcast Episode 10: Sleep Training

    12/08/2018 Duración: 25min

    The real title of this episode should be sleep deprivation because let’s be honest, even when you do sleep train your kids, you still don’t sleep like you used to before you had kids. And even after they start sleeping through the night, something always throws them off schedule like sickness, milestones, and siblings. We […]

  • Life’s A Mother Podcast Episode 9: Date Nights

    28/07/2018 Duración: 26min

    We all deserve a date night, or day date in Aubrey’s case, where you’re kids are with a sitter and you can indulge in dinner, a movie and countless glasses of wine that you aren’t sipping while doing loads of laundry.

  • Life’s A Mother Podcast Episode 8: Breastfeeding

    14/07/2018 Duración: 28min

    In this episode, Michelle and Jennifer chat with their grandmother and discuss the generational differences with breastfeeding. They discuss education, formula, the breastfeeding process, and its challenges.

  • Life’s A Mother Podcast Episode 7: Traveling with Kids

    01/07/2018 Duración: 27min

    Whether you’re going for a day or a week, traveling with kids is on another level. In this episode, the sisters talk about traveling with extra baggage, the horror stories, and some successful trips.

  • Life’s A Mother Podcast Episode 6: Kids’ Health

    17/06/2018 Duración: 37min

    Sometimes it feels like the sickness never ends. The sisters discuss the ups and downs of their kids’ illnesses. Some moments are scarier than others, but each is just as heartbreaking when your child is sick.

  • Life’s A Mother Podcast Episode 5: Morning Routines

    03/06/2018 Duración: 29min

    Things can get a little crazy in the mornings when you have kids and are trying to get everyone out of the house. In this episode, the moms talk about their morning routines, how many times they hit the snooze button, and how getting everyone else ready takes a toll on their own style.

  • Life’s A Mother Podcast Episode 4: Maternity Leave

    20/05/2018 Duración: 26min

    Michelle, Aubrey, and Jennifer discuss their maternity leaves which range from 7 to 12 weeks and their experiences with the time they took off. Under the U.S. Family Medical Leave Act, a new mom can take up to 12 weeks in unpaid maternity leave, but did you know in Germany, a parent can take up […]

  • Life’s A Mother Podcast Episode 3: Baby Blues

    05/05/2018 Duración: 23min

    In support of Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week and Mental Health Awareness Month, the sisters discuss their experiences with prenatal and postpartum baby blues, which vary from high-stress levels to postpartum depression.

  • Life’s A Mother Podcast Episode 2: Childbirth

    21/04/2018 Duración: 34min

    The sisters share their labor stories of induction, epidurals, natural birth, and episiotomies. It’s painful and messy, but they get through it one contraction at a time.

  • Life’s A Mother Podcast Episode 1: Unsolicited Advice

    07/04/2018 Duración: 29min

    Michelle, Aubrey, and Jennifer discuss their pregnancy and postpartum experiences with friends, family, and strangers giving unsolicited advice about body image, baby products and how to raise their kids.