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Motherness is a podcast dedicated to sharing mindful and empowering interviews with modern mothers and professional experts, brought to you by Skye Ross. Together, we’re shining a light on the realness of raising babies and life postpartum, from the first newborn moments to the months following and the years beyond. Motherness is an honest and empowering resource to help educate and inform parents through these diverse stories of motherhood.
 
Andy's Girls is a weekly Real Housewives podcast that dives deep into franchise drama on and off Bravo TV. A mix of C-SPAN and "Iyanla: Fix My Life," episodes include discussions of franchise plots as well as the psychology behind the drama. Co-creator and host Sarah Galli is joined by a rotating cast of guest co-hosts, including numerous Bravo personalities. C'est bon. C'est bon. #AndysGirls Follow Sarah on social: IG: https://www.instagram.com/damegalli/ Support the Andy's Girls Patreon, a ...
 
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Sarah begins to cook a bountiful meal for her Zoom Friendsgiving, when she realizes she's forgotten the most important ingredient - the acclaimed writer and founder of the Real Housewives Institute, Brian Moylan! They discuss the complicated casting of Mary Cosby, and whether her church's 'cult' following will be addressed on the reunion, the diffe…
 
Sarah gets ready for Thanksgiving by stocking up on her favorite ingredients (Jen, Meredith, Heather, Mary, Lisa, and Whitney). She sets a table for two and calls her fave quarantini straw that stirs the drink, writer and comedian Phillip Henry. They discuss the similarities between SLC casting and an OG reality tv show, Lisa Barlow's Mariah-esque …
 
Sarah wakes up to a winter wonderland: a deluge of DMs calling her a snowflake (aka RHOSLC super fans!). She celebrates the historic and already-legendary series premiere with another devout Salt Lake City stan: news and entertainment journalist, and pop culture expert, Richie Skye. They discuss the Big Cult Energy whispers surrounding Mother Mary,…
 
Sarah wakes up feeling blue (another day not being married to Dr. Damon, why God why) - and very patriotic. She sends a Paperless Post for a Biden/Harris win watch party, but realizes her invitees - Vicki, Sigalit, the entirety of Dallas, 96% of Orange County, and at least half of RHONJ, have gone MIA. So she Zooms up her Bravo bestie, registered v…
 
Ahead of a tense week for the United States (due to not having immediate access to the RHOSLC premiere - why, is something else happening?), Sarah indulges in necessary TLC for self-care survival: a case of expired Tipsy Girl, a signed headshot from T'Challa Samuels, and an epic AG kiki with cultural anthropologist, and host of "Las Culturistas" an…
 
Sarah decides to get out the vote, and canvasses the Upper East Side about the importance of watching Potomac 6-8 times. After running into Ramona Singer, and explaining that yes, there are Housewives franchises other than those located on opposing coasts, Sarah meets up with her favorite registered voter: "You Might Know Her From" co-host, and OG …
 
Sarah and Pilar Jhena play three rounds of "rock paper scissors" to determine who will win the vaunted role of flower girl at Cynthia's wedding. After losing in a landslide (apparently pointing to a diamond does not count?), Sarah consoles herself with the real reward, an AG kiki with Rachel Wilkerson Miller, VICE Life Deputy Editor and author of "…
 
With Shannon and Sarah's imaginary best friendship going through a one-season trial separation, Sarah holds close to Archie Beador Galli, the beta fish to her alpha personality. She realizes the only thing to bring her joy during RHOC's version of Kell on Earth is a deep dive with podcaster 'mixologist' @MixingWithMani. They discuss the tense energ…
 
Sarah sneaks into the Tamron Hall taping, disguised as one of the many, *many* people in Nene's hotel lobby walking in and out of frame. After realizing she was in for a whole lot of emo but much less info, Sarah instead calls up the Doris Kearns Goodwin of Bravo, Evan Ross Katz, writer, editor, and host of the podcast "Shut Up Evan." They discuss …
 
After spending the weekend in her home state of Rhode Island - where Leah is always welcome, and Ramona is TBD - Sarah returns to the People's People's Couch for a pre-RHOP spill-the-tea-kiki with The Bravo Breakdown's Sasha Morfaw. They prepare for Potomac Fight Night with predictions for the already-infamous altercation, discuss how breaking down…
 
Sarah celebrates the Jewish New Year the best way she knows how: by grabbing Dorinda's unused apple for S13 and adding a honey flambé. She then celebrates a year of New Beginnings with one of her sweetest co-hosts, the inimitable Michael Arceneaux, New York Times bestselling author, future television superstar, and unabashed captain of Team Candiac…
 
Sarah finds out Denise Richards is quitting RHOBH, and immediately begins sitting shiva. After lighting a Casamigos Reposado-scented memorial candle, murmuring the Mourner's Kaddish, and baking some blueberry ragamuffins, Sarah consoles herself the best way she knows how: by embarking on an investigative journalism quest with writer, producer, and …
 
A blissful Sarah awakens from the most wonderful sleep, dreaming about the always-perfect-at-decision-making editors of RHONY including her in this week's season finale. After realizing Viva La Cackle has indeed arrived to her IRL DVR, Sarah calls up one of her fave Bravoholics, the smooth jazz voice behind well-reasoned Housewife psychology, and c…
 
With the Clubhouse temporarily closed due to CODID-19, Sarah gains entry to the next best thing - an epic behind the scenes kiki with Nick Rizzo, senior producer at Watch What Happens Live, and a noted Housewives historian. They discuss the Dynasty-levels of television excellence behind Rinna vs. Denise on the Beverly Hills finale, why Dorinda's ju…
 
This episode of Motherness is proudly sponsored by Mildred&Co. Mildred&Co is a lovingly curated baby and wedding gift registry and everyday gift store. Trigger warning: this episode details bipolar disorder, mania, depression, anxiety, and other topics around mental illness. If any of these themes are triggering for you, please take care while you'…
 
Inspired by Dorit's Buca di Baby shower at Beppo Encino, Sarah throws a bunch of pink and yellow paint at a wall of her apartment, and declares it the the Upper E Capri. Inspired by her new international fashion lifestyle brand, she calls up her favorite culture and comedy queen, Lauren Ashley Smith, the Emmy-nominated head writer and co-executive …
 
This episode of Motherness is proudly sponsored by Your Birth Project. Your Birth Project is a New Zealand based online birthing class that encompasses Hypnobirthing and Calmbirthing practices, created by Jordyn Gregory who is the host of the Kiwi Birth Tales podcast. I’m a firm believer that what’s best for you as a māmā is what’s best for your ba…
 
Sarah takes advantage of a bit of free time currently available, due to having done absolutely nothing since March, and buys a drum kit. She teaches herself "Kenya Moore Hair Care," and like summoning a spirit guide from another land (Los Angeles), finds herself in a convo about all things Beverly Hills with Kenya's WWHL seat mate - and renowned Br…
 
This week's episode of Motherness is proudly sponsored by Noopii, a New Zealand and women-owned Social Enterprise company making premium eco-luxe nappies and pants that are non-toxic, chemical-free and made with Manuka Hydrosol - a world first. Use the code MOTHERNESS10 to receive 10% off Noopii storewide By now you’ve hopefully realised that on Mo…
 
Sarah wakes up from the most wonderful dream, where she's able to have a panic attack in a Rome, Italy Dolce and Gabbana dressing room without fear of any lurking viruses other than Teddi Mellencamp. After realizing the pandemic is ongoing - aka much of this season of New York - she calls up a working vaccine for the Sunday Scaries: Ryan Bailey, th…
 
This special bonus episode of Motherness is proudly sponsored by New Edition NZ. Their PUMPD silicone breast pump is the only designed and manufactured breast pump in New Zealand. Made from 100% food-grade silicone, PUMPD is durable, comfortable, and easy to use. Soft and simple, favoured with breasts of all shapes and sizes, it’s designed to work …
 
It's a Potomac Premiere Party, and everyone's invited! After Venmo requesting 22k from Candiace's event planner, Sarah buys herself a warehouse of La'Dame and wafts in the glory of the People's People's Franchise. Ready for headline news about all things Housewives, she meets up with news and entertainment journalist, and pop culture expert, Richie…
 
This episode of Motherness is proudly sponsored by Advanced Health Chiropractic. Today’s guest, Katie Pritchard is a practicing chiropractor and owner of Advanced Health Chiropractic, nestled in the beautiful West Auckland. Together with husband Ash, and their team including 6 chiropractors, Advanced Health is a wellness-based, family practice whic…
 
Inspired by Dorit's fluency in all things Italian, Sarah glues some candy dots to her face and calls up OG of the AG Damian Bellino for a special double episode of the Divano Delle Persone (Grazie, Google Translate). They discuss the just released Bravoholics Pledge and what it means to hold the Bravo community accountable, Sarah's invitation to th…
 
This week's episode of Motherness is proudly sponsored by Noopii, a New Zealand and women-owned Social Enterprise company making premium eco-luxe nappies and pants that are non-toxic, chemical-free and made with Manuka Hydrosol - a world first. Use the code MOTHERNESS10 to receive 10% off Noopii storewide. Today's guest is Amy Fraser, a mum who sud…
 
Inspired by Kanye West's presidential campaign, Sarah files paperwork to run for Secretary of Defense under the Team Denise ticket. After resigning herself to life in a democracy, she invites one of her fave co-hosts back to the People's People's Couch - the creator and writer behind Keep Up With The Kontinuity Errors, television writer, and co-hos…
 
In this episode, I speak with Britt McNabb, a beautiful new mum to her son Aston and a baby who she miscarried in her first pregnancy. Today, we start at the very beginning when she first became a mama to the little one who she miscarried. She bravely opens up about how this affected her at the time, how she reflects on that experience now, and the…
 
After finding out Vanderpump Dogs is officially happening, Sarah screeches with fury so loud that only Lucy Lucy Apple Juice (new name redacted) can hear. She herself needs to be rescued by another LVP non-apologist, Dylan Hafer, assistant editor at Betches Media, co-host of the pod "Mention It All, and the creator of @BravoByBetches. They discuss …
 
This week's episode of Motherness is proudly sponsored by Edwards & Co. Edwards & Co is a Kiwi owned and operated family business. They've recently expanded their nursery range with the launch of the SnuzKot Skandi Collection, alongside the already popular SnuzPod Bedside Bassinet. Today’s guest is Tehani Buchanan, a beautiful māmā who was the cata…
 
Sarah checks in to a Beverly Hills plastic surgery suite, waiting for Kim's doctor to heighten the volume on her cackle and screech. She wakes up from her rest and discovers RHOBH is trouncing RHONY quality control, which she quickly determines is the anesthesia wearing off. In walks OG of the AG Damian Bellino, the Team Kim to her Team Kyle, and t…
 
Today’s episode is one of the more thought-provoking ones and intentionally so. I speak with Christchurch mother-of-two, Kendall Green about her complex but beautiful feeding journeys with her daughters. Kendall was one of the first listeners to message me about Motherness and told me from the outset about her passion for advocating for milk sharin…
 
Inspired by Ramona's very timely and one hundred percent believable 'I'm positive for antibodies and life' press release, Sarah calls up the Easter Bunny, Santa, "Heathers" and "Billy on the Street" writer Carey O'Donnell, and the Tooth Fairy to discuss the RHONY cast's public response to Corona Singer. Sarah and Carey then deep dive Lisa Vanderpum…
 
This episode is proudly sponsored by HolisticBaby, a positive support service for mothers and families that is holistic in its approach. They offer antenatal classes, lactation consultancy, coffee groups, free early pregnancy sessions, postnatal wellbeing support, baby sleep consultancy, and an infant first aid & CPR course. Visit holisticbaby.co.n…
 
Sarah drifts off to sleep, dreaming of a time when she can leave her NYC quarantine so that she can walk by the Regency, see Harry Dubin, and then run immediately back home. She's suddenly awoken by one of the greatest sounds known to Hagkind - "Ding Dong!" It's Matt Rogers, co-host of "Las Culturistas" and "Gayme Show," and the varsity co-captain …
 
In this episode, I speak with mother-of-one Suhina Kaur about her fourth trimester experience with her six-week-old son, Ari who was born at Middlemore Hospital in Auckland during level 3 of New Zealand's COVID-19 lockdown. Suhina is of Indian/Malaysian descent so had planned for postpartum confinement with the help of her parents and in-laws for t…
 
Upon hearing about Stassi's pregnancy news, Sarah immediately goes to her bridal registry to send a mazel to LA's hardest working crisis PR. She then sits down with Vanderpump Rules' best gift, "Sexy Unique Podcast" host Lara Marie Schoenhals. They discuss the Pump Rules reunion, Jax's uncertain future, and why Kyle's childhood has influenced her f…
 
In a "Pass the Mic" episode of Andy's Girls, The Real Housewives of Potomac star Candiace Dillard Bassett joins the People's People's Couch to share her perspective on Bravo and Black Lives Matter, exclusively with AG. Sarah also sits down with writer and Black Bravoholic Rafi D'Angelo to discuss the challenges separating the corporation from the c…
 
Today’s episode is about birth trauma – whether you’ve experienced it first hand, are on your journey of healing, or want to support fellow mothers on theirs – this episode is for all of us. I’m joined by the founder of the non-profit charitable organisation, Voice For Parents. Carla Sargent helps mothers and whanau to heal their hearts after broke…
 
In this episode, I speak with mother-of-one Shani McGee about her entry to motherhood and Fourth Trimester with her daughter Harper. Shani takes us through her ventouse delivery and subsequent days at Birthcare where she felt great physically but her anxiety began to take hold. We cover her breastfeeding journey which seemed easy at first but resul…
 
Sarah unpacks Bravo's reaction (or lack thereof) to the Black Lives Matter movement, and invites several black Bravoholics and AG fans to share their thoughts. Porsha has stepped into her family legacy, and Sarah's cackle is aiming for social good - it's Andy's Girls Episode 161! Black Lives Matter!Black Lives Matter Resources:1. Campaign Zero: The…
 
In today’s episode, I speak with a beautiful mum-of-one, Anna Miles. Going into this interview, I had no idea that Anna had anxiety – she’s the sort of mum who makes it look beautiful and effortless – which by the way, isn’t a bad thing. She radiates positivity and she’s loved for it. But I am truly grateful for how she opens up in this episode abo…
 
After watching this week's RHOBH on a loop, Sarah immediately books Erika Jayne's astrologer who confirms that yes, all signs point to this season of Beverly Hills being a full return to form. An Aries with Beador Rising, Sarah immediately celebrates with an epic deep dive of Housewife motivations with Kate Casey, host of "Reality Life with Kate Ca…
 
In this episode, I speak with a mum of one, Francesca Lunjevich about her Fourth Trimester with her son, Leo, and her journey with postnatal depression and anxiety. We cover Fran's 'textbook' birth at Auckland hospital, how she didn't feel an instant bond with her son, and how that experience played out over the coming days and weeks as her anxiety…
 
Inspired by this week's RHONY, Sarah Google Images "unnecessary rage spiral," and spots 15 pictures of Kelly Dodd's IG account. She throws her second computer in the trash - three times the charm! - and soothes herself with a deep-dive of all things Housewifery with "Bitch is Better" podcast host Raven Chatman, also known as @MainlyBravo. They disc…
 
In today's episode, I speak with mother-of-two and yoga teacher Maddie Brosnan. We focus on her most recent Fourth Trimester experience with her eight-month-old daughter, Āio, but we touch on her journey with her 22-year-old son, Neihana as well. The age gap between her babies is a fascinating component in itself - 22 years. Maddie’s perspective on…
 
Sarah Googles "Sonja Morgan Century 21", determined to support Sonja's favorite brand. After realizing she's a few million short from taking over the townhouse, Sarah instead makes a decision that Teddi approves, and goes "All In" - trademark pending - about all things Housewives with writer/producer/director, and future RHOP show-runner (or at lea…
 
In this episode, I speak with Kelsey Tatton-Brown, a beautiful listener who has recently moved through her first Fourth Trimester experience and offered to share her unique story with us all. Kelsey speaks of her HELLP Syndrome diagnosis following her code red emergency c-section where her son Boston was delivered while she was under a general anae…
 
After realizing she forgot to respond to a Fashion Week Google Cal invite sent by Sonja by Sonja Morgan PR, Sarah decides to host her own Andy's Girls Sky Top Spectacular. She throws on several layers of Kyle X Shahida, Lynne Curtin cuffs, Skinnygirl Kids fat baby hand and body lotion, La'Dame by Karen Huger, and the most important article of all -…
 
In this episode, I speak with Nic Winslade, who is known on Instagram as Virgin Mum. Nic is a mother-of-two to son Marlo and daughter Blair, and today we chat through both of her Fourth Trimester experiences, including her birth stories, postpartum, all the lessons she learned along the way, and the wisdom that comes with being a second-time mum. W…
 
Inspired by Bravo's Ladies of London marathon, Sarah calls up her favorite British Dame: President and Founder of the Real Housewives Institute, Brian Moylan. They discuss the 100 people in a room breathing a sigh of relief that Bethenny and LVP have moved on, the impact Dorit and PK's on-camera cash confessionals may have on other cast members' le…
 
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