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We get it. Being a mom is full-on and full-time. Equal parts FUN and WTF. Our kids don’t come with instructions, and it’s ok if we don’t have all the answers. We’ll figure it out together. The best advice comes from our favorite experts and doctors, trusted mom friends, and learning on the job. Get your coffee — or wine! — and tune in to hear us spill it all. We got this. This is MOM BRAIN with Hilaria Baldwin and Daphne Oz.

We get it. Being a mom is full-on and full-time. Equal parts FUN and WTF. Our kids don’t come with instructions, and it’s ok if we don’t have all the answers. We’ll figure it out together. The best advice comes from our favorite experts and doctors, trusted mom friends, and learning on the job. Get your coffee — or wine! — and tune in to hear us spill it all. We got this. This is MOM BRAIN with Hilaria Baldwin and Daphne Oz.


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We get it. Being a mom is full-on and full-time. Equal parts FUN and WTF. Our kids don’t come with instructions, and it’s ok if we don’t have all the answers. We’ll figure it out together. The best advice comes from our favorite experts and doctors, trusted mom friends, and learning on the job. Get your coffee — or wine! — and tune in to hear us spill it all. We got this. This is MOM BRAIN with Hilaria Baldwin and Daphne Oz.






The Science of Friendship with Lydia Denworth

Lydia Denworth wants you to know the power of friendship. She's a mom of 3 boys, a science journalist, contributing editor of the Scientific American, and writer of multiple incredibly well researched and scientifically backed books tackling various topics like the relationship of sound in children or the debate about lead and children. Her latest release, Friendship: The Evolution, Biology, and Extraordinary Power of Life's Fundamental Bond is out now wherever books are sold. It delves into...


Catherine Reitman is the Consummate Workin' Mom

Catherine Reitman is the creator, executive producer, writer and star (alongside her husband) of the popular Netflix series Workin' Moms, which just released its fourth season. You might have also seen her in shows like "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and "Blackish." Most importantly, she's also a wife, mom of two and is working full-time during the pandemic. Catherine talks to Hilaria and Daphne about staying sane during quarantine, homeschooling and working with your spouse. She also...


Tovah Klein (The Toddler Whisperer) on Childhood Development During a Pandemic

Tovah Klein was so delightful and informative the first time she was on Mom Brain—so it was a no brainer to get her back! Tovah is the author of 2014's How Toddlers Thrive: What Parents Can Do Today for Children Ages 2-5 to Plant the Seeds of Lifelong Success. The mother of 3 boys is also Director of the Barnard College Center for Toddler Development and Adjunct Associate Professor. With all this under her belt, it comes by no surprise that she is dubbed "The Toddler Whisperer." This time...


Gabby Bernstein Taught Us How To Be A Super Attractor

Gabby Bernstein is a life coach, international speaker, and number 1 New York Times Bestseller, a prolific one at that. She has published 8 books in 9 years. Her most recent is titled, "Super Attractor: Methods for Manifesting a Life beyond Your Wildest Dreams". In her conversation with Hilaria and Daphne, Gabby covers a lot of ground. She gives us tools for self regulating like Japanese healing modality, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), also known as tapping, her "rage on a page"...


Dr. Cara Natterson Tells Us How to Decode Boys

Dr. Cara Natterson is a pediatrician, New York Times bestselling author—and is currently quarantining at home with her family, just like you. If one thing is for sure, it's that Cara knows a lot about raising kids. The proof is in the book she wrote all about boys and puberty, Decoding Boys: New Science Behind the Subtle Art of Raising Sons. In this episode, Cara, Hilaria and Daphne get into all the nitty-gritty you're terrified to talk to your kids about. From sex and masturbation to the...


Embracing The Positives of Quarantine With Alicia Silverstone

If you're a child of the 90s, you no doubt know actress, author, and entrepreneur Alicia Silverstone. She was the star of hit movies like Clueless, The Crush or Blast From The Past and authored multiple books on diet, health and wellness. She also blogs at her website and her new film “Bad Therapy” with Rob Corddry is out now on video on demand. She's also a passionate vegan and animal rights activist. Alicia talks to Hilaria and Daphne about how she's embracing the extra...


Seeking Wisdom From All Moms with Laura Prepon

We're thrilled to have a second episode with the funny and awesome, Laura Prepon. Of course you know her as the incredibly accomplished actor, director and best selling author from "That '70's Show" and Netflix's, "Orange Is the New Black." Her latest book is an incredible and unapologetic memoir, titled You and I, as Mothers: A Raw and Honest Guide to Motherhood, in which she speaks to mothers of all ages, ethnicities and backgrounds, including our very own Daphne Oz, to find wisdom from...


Homeschooling Help Is On The Way With Mariah Bruehl of Playful Learning

If you're like us you're so much more appreciative of your kids' teacher these days. This episode is for all the quarantined moms that are drowning in emails of lesson plans and virtual conferences with teachers. For our Mom Brain tribe that's trying to decode how in the world teachers get kids to listen and focus. Mariah Bruehl is author of the 2011 book, Playful Learning: Develop Your Child’s Sense of Joy and Wonder, and Founder of both Playful Learning, an online resource for children,...


Changing the Way We Treat and View Children's Mental Health With Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge

Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge is a pediatric psychologist, founder and director of Dr. Roseann and Associates, and a neurofeedback practitioner. She is also co-author of 2018’s Brain Under Attack: A Resource for Parents and Caregivers of Children with PANS, PANDAS, and Autoimmune Encephalitis. In this episode, Dr. Roseann talks to Hilaria and Daphne about how she has helped to reverse some of the conditions of autism, ADHD, and PANS/PANDAS in children. She discusses how she uses diet,...


You Asked We Answered - Mom Mail #7 (Breast Milk, Biting, Eczema, Beagle Ears and More!)

As we all adjust to quarantined life and the norms of social distancing, we decided to open the Mom Brain inbox and answer your questions on another episode of Mom Mail! This edition is a rollercoaster ride as we cover topics that are silly, serious, and even deeply personal. Hilaria and Daphne go deep talking about everything from miscarriages to how to exercise and wear your sports bra while jogging. Plus, switching from breast milk to baby formula and more! Topics Covered: Products...


We Fan-Girled Over Jane Fonda with Celeb Trainer Tracy Anderson

Tracy Anderson has made a name for herself training stars and training you. After Gwyneth Paltrow worked with Tracy for the first Iron Man film, the actress was so impressed she teamed up with Tracy and the two became partners. Releasing countless fitness DVDs, hosting online streaming sessions, and opening gyms in multiple continents, the Tracy Anderson Method is a major force in the fitness world. Everyone from Madonna to one of your girlfriends, sings the praises of Tracy Anderson and her...


New Mom Daniella Monet Gives Us a Peek at How She Does It All

Daniella Monet juggles a lot these days. She's an actress, singer, entrepreneur, podcast host, partner and mother of one. You may know Daniella best from playing the fan-favorite character of Trina Vega throughout all four seasons of Nickelodeon's Victorious from 2010 to 2013. More recently, Daniella partnered up with actress Evanna Lynch to create Kinder Beauty Box, a vegan and cruelty-free monthly subscription service that delivers clean products to your door. Aside from all that,...


We Talked Fashion, Ex-Boyfriends and C-Sections With Arielle Charnas

Arielle Charnas started Something Navy, her fashion blog and Instagram account, in 2009 to impress her boyfriend at the time. By 2017 she had over a million followers on Instagram, launched her first collection with Nordstroms, and said boyfriend became her ex boyfriend. Now she has a long term contract with Nordstroms, and the release of her collections causes online site crashes due to insanely high demand. She juggles all of that with a loving supportive husband, and two beautiful...


Lenore Skenazy Wants Us to Free Range Our Kids

Lenore Skenazy has been fighting against helicopter parenting ever since 2008 when she published her controversial and eye-opening column about letting her then 9-year-old ride the subway home alone. That inspired her to found Free-Range Kids, which consists of a book, blog and movement dedicated to the belief that kids are not in constant danger. Her book is titled Free-Range Kids, How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children (Without Going Nuts with Worry). Lenore is also president of Let...


Jillian Michaels Wants Us To Make Smart Choices

Jillian Michaels is a fitness superstar. You know her from NBC's "The Biggest Loser" and her numerous television appearances. She's also a bestselling author and businesswoman who launched the company Empowered Media in 2008. She now hosts "The Jillian Michaels Show" podcast and runs "My Fitness App" as well. She's also the mother of 2 kids. In this episode, Jillian tells Hilaria and Daphne how she attempts to get her kids to eat healthy and excited about being active. Plus, how maintaining...


Leah + Rae Founder Brittany Peltz Buerstedde on Family, Doulas and Crystals

Brittany Peltz Buerstedde is a former competitive ice skater turned wife, mom and designer. In 2018, Brittany launched Leah + Rae, a children's clothing brand named after her two daughters. Brittany also welcomed a boy into the family when she gave birth to her son, Phoenix Blue, last year. In this episode, Brittany discusses everything from launching a kids' clothing line to balancing between a career and family. She also goes into detail about her reasons for choosing a doula for her most...


Our Kids' Education At Home Vs Abroad With Teru Clavel

It's time to get an international education on education. Teru Clavel is a comparative education and international education expert. She is the author of the Amazon bestselling book, World Class: One Mother's Journey Halfway Around the Globe in Search of the Best Education for Her Children. Teru is also an education journalist, college consultant, and mother to three kids who have gone to school in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, California, and New York. Teru gives Hilaria and Daphne her take...


Prepping For All That Comes Postpartum With Dr. Alyssa Berlin

Having a baby is an extraordinary time of change, both physical and psychological. In this episode of Mom Brain, we talk about the latter – what to expect and how to prepare for the addition of a baby to your life. Not only is Dr. Alyssa Berlin a mother of four, but she is also a clinical psychologist who specializes in pregnancy, postpartum and parenting. Alyssa is also the creator of The AfterBirth Plan Workshop, a program helping couples prepare for the challenges that come with raising a...


Understanding Bipolar Disorder In Children With Julie Fast

Julie A. Fast is not only a bipolar expert, a national speaker, and author, she also has lived with bipolar disorder since she was a teenager. Julie is the author of numerous books including 2004's Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder. She was a consultant for Claire Danes on the Showtime series Homeland, as her character Carrie Mathison suffered from severe Bipolar disorder. As a family and partner coach, Julie has incredibly specific systems when it comes to dealing with bipolar disorder...


Finding Order In The Chaos with Julie Morgenstern!

Julie Morgenstern is an organization and productivity expert. She is the author of several New York Times bestselling books including, "Time to Parent: Organizing Your Life to Bring Out the Best in Your Child and You" and "Organizing from the Inside Out." For over 30 years Julie has helped people, companies and most importantly PARENTS, overcome disorganization to achieve their goals by designing “Inside Out” systems of time and space that feel natural, and easy to maintain. Be sure to check...