Band of Mothers

Band of Mothers

Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee, creators of the popular live comedy show The Pump and Dump Show, and the Band of Mothers App, dive head-first into what it’s like to be a woman who also happens to be a mom with The Band of Mothers podcast. With nothing off limits and with genuine, wide-eyed curiosity, this long-time duo (who have been friends since the 8th grade), explore women’s lifestyle subjects and expert opinions, oftentimes with compelling guests, and always with honest, raw, charmingly irreverent conversations and hilarious games that are sure to make you laugh your C-section scars open. Discussing today’s relevant topics through the lens of being a mother, this is a podcast for every mom, because every mom needs a #BandOfMothers.

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January 20, 2021 1 min

Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee, moms and creators of the popular comedy experience The Pump and Dump Show, and the Band of Mothers App, dive head-first into what it’s like to be a woman who also happens to be a mom in their new podcast collaboration with Warner Bros and Wondery, Band of Mothers.

With no topic off limits, the Band of Mothers podcast explores women’s lifestyle subjects with honest and raw conversations through the lens of...

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In the premiere of their podcast “Band of Mothers,” Shayna and Tracey talk to Latham Thomas, aka Glow Maven, about the importance of caring for yourself as a woman. Latham discusses why it’s essential that every mother creates her own “sister circle of support” and that we learn to ask for help — even if it’s asking someone to watch the kids so we can shower or take a yoga class. 

Latham also shares why it’s essential we teach our c...

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Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee, creators of “The Pump and Dump Show” and best friends since the 8th grade, open up about their journey from being moms of small children to touring the country with a Parentally Incorrect comedy show to starting the “Band of Mothers” podcast. 

Shayna and Tracey take turns introducing each other to the world and explain what makes her so special (and so hilarious).   

Then, Shayna sings an original song tha...

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Physician, wellness expert, and best-selling author Dr. Taz Bhatia joins Shayna and Tracey on “Band of Mothers” to talk all things coronavirus. Why has the pandemic been harder for moms than any other group? Dr. Taz explains that, and why it’s essential that moms take care of themselves first. 

Plus, the truth about the COVID-19 variants and what that means for the vaccines. What will it take for our lives to go back to “normal”? 

An...

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Sex, love, and relationship coach Amanda Testa joins Shayna and Tracey on “Band of Mothers” to discuss why the pandemic is resulting in so many struggling marriages. Amanda explains the mental stress that moms are facing during this time and offers some creative ways to cope. (Trust us they’re not scary.)

Amanda also suggests ways to keep things spicy in your relationship, including just simply holding hands with your partner on a w...

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Viral TikTok sensation Shereen Pavlides from “Cooking with Shereen” joins Shayna and Tracey to break down why and how everybody (even busy moms) can cook from scratch. Tracey and Shayna share what stresses them out and what makes it hard for them to get a meal done as busy moms, and Shereen gives some advice on how to gain confidence while you’re cooking, how to find the joy in the preparation, why the energy you feel will pour int...

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Goop Beauty Director and journalist Jean Godfrey-June offers tips and tricks on how moms can stay as youthful-looking as possible. Jean explains what is really aging moms — and babies are only a part of it! Plus, Jean reveals her number one fountain of youth. 

And because we all love tips and tricks when it comes to skin care and makeup, Jean breaks down her favorite products on earth and shares why concealer is a must for every wom...

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Author, on-air personality, and Women’s Day Editor-In-Chief Meaghan Murphy explains to Shayna and Tracey why every mom needs to put “happy” on their calendar. Meaghan shares her emotional journey of going from a grumpy kid to an anorexic in and out of eating disorder programs to the happy, successful woman and mom she is today. She also breaks down the various “tools in her toolkit” that are key to her transformation of living a “f...

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It’s a struggle that we all face: body image. Author/activist/athlete Meg Boggs joins Shayna and Tracey to discuss the emotional journey of learning to love her body, and how achieving that goal changed her life. Meg also recalls the day she discovered power lifting and shares the role that played on her path to fitness. 

Plus, Meg gives Shayna and Tracey some pointers on the best way to speak to their 10-year-old daughters about bo...

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Shayna and Tracey are joined by Parents Magazine Editors “That New Mom Life” podcast hosts Desiree Fortin and Grace Bastidas to discuss anything and everything that comes with being a new mother. Join the group for a raw, honest round-table where each mom shares the best advice she would give to a first-time mom, discuss their scariest childbirth experiences, and open up about some of their hardest moments after becoming a new mom....

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Samantha Busch, author of “Fighting Infertility” and wife of NASCAR driver Kyle Busch, opens up about her struggles with infertility and the PTSD she is currently experiencing ahead of testing to see if their latest embryo transfer worked. Samantha also explains why she hates when people ask her why they don’t “just adopt.” 

Plus, Samantha reveals how years of infertility affected her relationship with her husband and talks about a ...

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Painful sex? Peeing every time you sneeze? Does it just feel weird down there? Restorative pelvic physical therapist Dr. Marcy Crouch, aka “The Down There Doc,” joins Shayna and Tracey to discuss the importance of pelvic floor health, her passion for making physical therapy for your vag a priority for ALL women (just like we take care of the rest of our bodies), and why she recommends all women see a PT before and after they give b...

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Mina Hawk, star of HGTV’s “Good Bones,” talks to Shayna and Tracey about how her experiences in a loud home with divorced parents affected how she raises her children today. Mina also shares the struggles she faces trying to get her mom to text before showing up at her house! 

Plus, it takes a village to raise a child — and Mina explains why she takes that to heart. And, why she thinks her husband wishes she had a little bit more mo...

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Wish you could make one meal your entire family would eat? Worried your children aren’t getting their fill of veggies every day? Catherine McCord — author and founder of the renowned Weelicious — joins Tracey and Shayna to get real and take the pressure and guilt off your back when it comes to feeding those kiddos. Catherine debunks the stigma that focusing on healthy foods means kids never get to eat sugar. She also reveals how to...

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Shayna and Tracey team up with the hosts of the “Off The Gram” podcast for a special Mother’s Day edition of “Band of Mothers,” and they are all getting real about #MomLife. Five moms discuss why remembering goggles for the pool totally sucks, who is PRO or ANTI Spirit Week, and how making that hat for “Crazy Hat Day” can be the thing that pushes us over the edge.  

Fun, funny, raw and always honest, the women also talk about why be...

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Shayna and Tracey welcome divorce journalist Ilyssa Panitz, who shares how going through her own divorce during COVID-19 convinced her to change the course of her life and begin her work helping others going through the same thing. Ilyssa explains why you shouldn’t always “stay together for the kids” and why getting through the hard times begins with finding your “team.” 

Plus, how can you be a good friend to a girlfriend going thro...

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Shayna, Tracey, and “Don’t Call Me Mommy’s” Samantha Gutstadt and Haely White reveal some of their most embarrassing moments since becoming a mom — from squirting breast milk on their partner during sex to being congratulated for being pregnant months after having the baby. 

Plus, the women discuss the judgment they have faced from other moms in their mommy classes and breastfeeding support groups, and they discuss why that led them...

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