Motherhood can be lonely. That’s exactly why today’s guest Kate Turza and her co-host Liz Sanicola set out to start a podcast called Mom Deconstructed for moms. The two wanted to help create a sense of community in motherhood as a way to battle loneliness.
In this episode, she comes on to chat about her experience of being a podcast host and what inspired her to start a podcast about motherhood. We dive into her career as a postpartum doula and how as moms, we don’t know what we’re doing from time to time and how that’s completely okay.
She shares a few of the common themes she’s seen emerge on her own podcast and what she hopes to build within her community as she and Liz continue to grow their podcast.
WHAT’S IN THIS EPISODE:
- Her expectations for where they hoped to be now with their podcast
- How she and her co-host, Liz structured the podcast
- How her professional life transitioned due to motherhood
- How being lonely in motherhood inspired her and Liz to start the podcast
- Common themes about motherhood today that she’s noticed from her podcast including how motherhood has changed from previous generations of moms
- What she hopes people will gain from her show
- A few of her favorite and most memorable episodes (and why they stood out to her)
- The ideal listener of Mom Deconstructed
- What she hopes listeners will gain from her podcast including a sense of community
- What they have coming up for the Mom Deconstructed podcast
LINKS & RESOURCES MENTIONED:
- Connect with Kate:
- Episode 05: Mother of Two Only Children, 22 Years Apart With Sasha Gray
- Episode 61: Dayna Kurtz, Mothercare Is as Essential as Childcare
- Episode 30: Arianna Taboada, Maternal Health Expert and Mom of One
MORE ABOUT THE HOST OF MOM DECONSTRUCTED:
I’m Kate… a postpartum doula with a big heart and desire to see every mom succeed in those early days of motherhood. No one should have to go through this tumultuous, potentially lonely and life-altering time without support and guidance.
OUR FAVORITE QUOTES FROM KATE TURZA:
“Motherhood levels the playing field for everybody.”
“The actual transition of being a mom and working got harder as they got older.”
“We all have no idea what the hell we’re doing.”
“They’re not alone. There are other people out there that have similar stories, similar anxieties, similar pitfalls, and they feel guilty and that’s okay.”
“I just hope that moms feel less lonely.”
“You’re not alone, there are people who are willing to listen. It’s just a matter of finding people that you connect with.”