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Betsy Stover talks with fellow parents about what their kids did that broke them and maybe even drove them to drink. Guests range from fellow comedians, to Hollywood directors, to Olympic athletes. There’s no advice and no judgement; just wild stories from the trenches of parenthood, and a reminder that we are all doing the best we can.

Betsy Stover talks with fellow parents about what their kids did that broke them and maybe even drove them to drink. Guests range from fellow comedians, to Hollywood directors, to Olympic athletes. There’s no advice and no judgement; just wild stories from the trenches of parenthood, and a reminder that we are all doing the best we can.

Location:

United States

Description:

Betsy Stover talks with fellow parents about what their kids did that broke them and maybe even drove them to drink. Guests range from fellow comedians, to Hollywood directors, to Olympic athletes. There’s no advice and no judgement; just wild stories from the trenches of parenthood, and a reminder that we are all doing the best we can.

Language:

English


Episodes

Bobby Moynihan (Revisit)

8/1/2022
Bobby joins Betsy and Amanda in this classic WMD episode.

Adam Pally (Revisit)

7/26/2022
Re-listen to a classic episode of WMD featuring friend of the show, Adam Pally!

Casey Wilson (Revisit)

7/12/2022
Revisit a classic episode of WMD with Casey Wilson.

Duration:01:02:12

Rob Corddry (Revisit)

7/4/2022
Amanda and Betsy are joined by three-time Emmy winner Rob Corddry (Children’s Hospital, The Daily Show With Jon Stewart). Rob comes to terms with his daughters being separate people who will grow up and ultimately leave him.

Duration:01:33:49

Jill Smokler

6/27/2022
Jill Smokler joins Betsy and Amy on a new episode of WMD.

Duration:01:01:51

Richard Jefferson (Revisit)

6/20/2022
Revisit a classic WMD episode featuring Richard Jefferson!

Duration:01:32:31

Sierra Ornelas

6/13/2022
Comedy writer and show runner Sierra Ornelas (Superstore, Rutherford Falls) talks with Betsy and guest co-host Amy Albert about stubbed toes, spending too much time with your mom, and a Legoland trip from hell. Watch season 2 of Rutherford Falls on Peacock!

Duration:01:03:59

Ana Ortiz: Back to School Orientations (Revisit)

6/7/2022
Revisit a classic episode of Why Mommy Drinks!

Duration:01:14:20

Why Mommy Drinks LIVE

5/30/2022
Join Betsy and Amanda for an all new WMD LIVE!

Duration:01:12:41

Alyce Chan: When it Rains, it Thunderstorms

5/23/2022
Stand up comedian Alyce Chan joins Betsy and guest co-host Alisha Gaddis (Your House Keys are in the Dryer: A Parenting Haiku Book) to talk about putting the oxygen mask on yourself first and feeling guilty about it, getting COVID but still having to do everything for everyone, and watching your kid exorcise family stress by howling like a wolf.

Duration:01:05:41

Jessi Klein: Ikea Daycare (Oldie But Goodie)

5/16/2022
Enjoy this classic Why Mommy Drinks episode from 2018! Listen to find out why! Comedian, Emmy Award winner, and New York Times bestselling author Jessi Klein (Big Mouth, I'll Show Myself Out: Essays on Midlife and Motherhood) talks with Betsy and Amanda about early morning school prep, Oprah, the magic of Ikea, and cooking a gourmet meal for your ungrateful baby.

Duration:01:46:53

Why Mommy Drinks LIVE!

5/9/2022
Betsy and Amanda reunite to share stories and meet with listeners on this very special episode.

Duration:01:17:35

Liz Climo: Bling Bling

5/2/2022
Author and illustrator Liz Climo talks with Betsy and guest co-host Amy Albert about goldfish in Magneto prison, inappropriate questions from older relatives, and giving birth to the Kool-Aid Man. Check out Liz's new children's book, You're Loved!

Duration:01:04:38

Eve Sturges: Total Mayhem

4/25/2022
Therapist and podcaster Eve Sturges (Everything's Relative with Eve Sturges) returns to talk with Betsy and guest co-host AlishaGaddis about consequences, announcing bathroom accidents to everyone in earshot, and the domino effect of a rough bedtime. Buy Eve's book, Who Even Am I Anymore: A Process Journal For the Adoptee, Late Discovery Adoptee, Donor Conceived, NPE, and MPE Community.

Duration:01:11:44

Susan Messing: Victorian Child

4/18/2022
Comedian and improv comedy extraordinaire Susan Messing joins Betsy and guest co-host Ari Voukydis to talk about last minute heart parties, getting kissed by a sick kid, and a poorly timed shart. Get your tickets for the Why Mommy Drinks Live (on Zoom) show on 4/23/22! Go to: https://whymommydrinks.bpt.me

Duration:01:17:21

Laura Clery: Idiots

4/11/2022
Author and content creator Laura Clery (Idiots: Marriage, Motherhood, Milk & Mistakes) talks with Betsy and Amy Albert about living in a robot factory, wishing that moms could host barn raisings, and how neurologically atypical actually seems...typical. Follow @WhyMommyDrinksPodcast on Instagram now and enter to win a copy of Laura Clery's new book, Idiots: Marriage, Motherhood, Milk & Mistakes! Why Mommy Drinks is doing another live Zoom show on 4/23/22! Go to...

Duration:01:02:58

Kevin Seldon: Helicopter Husband

4/4/2022
Kevin Seldon, host of the DILF (Dad I’d Like To Friend) podcast joins Betsy and guest co-host Amy Albert to talk about living in a junk yard, the isolating experience of being a stay at home dad, and when your kid tries to trick you into eating poison.

Duration:01:16:26

Muretta Moss: Leprechaun Traps

3/28/2022
Actress Muretta Moss (Counter Parenting Podcast) joins Betsy and guest co-host Stephanie Escajeda (Animaniacs, Beavis and Butthead) to talk about knock down drag out fights in the backseat of your car, being assaulted by a windy day, and when your words get totally twisted.

Duration:01:03:27

Rupa Mehta

3/21/2022
Author and entrepreneur Rupa Mehta (Someone Calls Me Mommy) joins Betsy and guest co-host Ari Voukydis to talk about too much laundry, kids forgetting their shoes, and wanting your child to be a positive reflection of you in the world.

Duration:01:00:40

Ayun Halliday: What the Freaking Fudge?

3/14/2022
Writer and artist Ayun Halliday (The East Village Inky) joins Betsy and guest co-host Amy Albert to talk about the nightmare process of getting your kid into middle school in NYC, trying to be eco conscious but losing your sanity, and advocating for everyone to shut the F up.

Duration:01:31:43