Author Archives: Joy Todd

After the Episode w/ Jenny Black: Kellee Akers

Joined once again by resident Momcult guru, Jenny Black, the girls rehash their discussion with elementary school principal, Kellee Akers. We touch on the illusion of balance and how to be helpful after a traumatic event.

Learn to Love the Grind

Joy and Sarah are joined by Elementary School Principal, Kellee Akers. She is a mother to 3 teenagers and has been an urban school educator for 25 years so to say she’s gathered some tidbits about parenting along the way is an understatement. You won’t wanna miss this one!

Everything I’ve Ever Wanted

The girls sit down with longtime friend, Stephanie Melidis Wilson to discuss the day to day juggling act we all perform and the importance of soaking in the sweet moments.

Let Go of the Clench

From fertility clinics to panic attacks to sperm donors, our lovely guest Emily Kopp speaks on how becoming a parent shifted her relationship with herself.

Generosity of Spirit

Joy and Sarah are joined by Caroline Locorriere, founder of Nashville Acting Studio and Joy’s acting teacher for the last 3 years. She shares with us about losing her own mother, swiftly followed by her divorce and the challenges of being a single parent to an only child.

After the episode with Jenny Black: Niko McCall

The gang is back together to talk about our wonderful guest, Niko McCall and how it’s become harder than ever to lean in and trust our mothers intuition when it comes to our children’s curiosity about gender identity and sexual curiosity.

Leading with Compassion

Joy and Sarah are joined by their first parent who is trans. Niko shares with us his story of discovering himself alongside becoming a mom.