The Real Mama Pod

(Mama)hood is a vulnerable and layered community to be part of. Devon and Kendra have shaped their podcast to fit mamas in all phases. Whether you’re on the quest to become a mama or already have kiddos, there are constant learning curves and many questions without answers. When hanging with The Real Mama Pod, you can expect us to have fun, welcome vulnerability, be informative (as much as we can), and most of all, keep it REAL!

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Episodes

7 days ago

How do our husbands feel about leadership and submission in marriage? In this special episode, the ladies are joined by their husbands for a candid chat on everything from navigating relationships to handling life's unexpected challenges. They dive into topics like the balance of leadership and submission, the impact of pop culture on relationships, and handling school bullies. It’s an engaging and insightful conversation that reveals the real-life dynamics of marriage and family. 
 
Other topics discussed are:
June is also Men's Mental Awareness Month how are the men doing mentally?
How Beyonce is coming in between Devon and Jareds marriage 
Examples in which they lead and submit in their marriages as husband and wife 
What stops them from throwing in the towel in their marriages 
My husband stole money from the strip club. 
Should we stay together for the kids?
Wives as the breadwinners 
Connect with us on social media 
Linktree
IG @therealmamapod 
Devon- @devgrace_ 
Kendra - @kendraferg_ 
www.therealmamapod.com

Thursday May 16, 2024

Ever wondered what it takes to juggle multiple businesses while navigating motherhood? Join us as we welcome Shupier, author and owner of The Pink Triangle Collection, for a great episode. From discussing the challenges of balancing entrepreneurship with parenting to exploring the importance of self-care and communication. Tune in as we delve into topics like teaching children integrity, navigating the complexities of raising teenage girls, and how to speak your child’s “language”. 
Other topics discussed are: 
Not forgetting yourself after children 
Self care is key 
Are you teaching your children how to lie? 
Women and men need each other
Check out our BRAND NEW VISUALS on Youtube! 
Connect with us on social media 
Linktree
IG @therealmamapod 
Devon- @devgrace_ 
Kendra - @kendraferg_ 
www.therealmamapod.com
Connect with our guest
@pinktrianglecollection
@puttingitallonpaper

Thursday May 09, 2024

Ever wondered what it's like to navigate mother-daughter relationships on and off the mic? Join us as we sit down with Allison Mathis Jones and Cindy Mathis from Kintsugi Conversations for an intimate episode. Tune in as we dive into topics like setting boundaries, conversations about sex, and the unique challenges of being a basketball wife. Plus, don't miss our candid discussion on maintaining the spark in marriage, the desire for the same relationship with our daughters as we have with our mothers, and navigating parental loss. It's an honest and heartfelt conversation about the beauty and complexities of motherhood and daughterhood you won't want to miss!
Other topics discussed:
Mother and daughter podcast 
Pregnancies after health scares 
Is your mother one of your friends?
Being a business partner with your mother  
Once a Mommy always a mommy 
Mending relationships with your mother 
Check out our BRAND NEW VISUALS on Youtube! 
 Connect with us on social media 
Linktree
IG @therealmamapod 
Devon- @devgrace_ 
Kendra - @kendraferg_ 
www.therealmamapod.com
 
Connect with our guests 
@allisonmathisjones
@kintsugi.convesations

Thursday May 02, 2024

Ever wondered what it's like to navigate the empty nest stage of parenting? Join us as we welcome Shanera Williamson, also known as the Brown Mama Bear, for an insightful episode. From unraveling the emotions of being an empty nester to discussing the ongoing journey of parenting, Shanera keeps it real. Tune in as we explore topics like navigating school selection, teaching black history to our children, and finding fulfillment when weekends aren't filled with kid activities.
Other topics discussed are
What is an empty nester?
Black children in predominately white schools 
Brown Mama Bear started her show and her husband started a new career 
When your children are teenagers youre exploring who they are and not who you want them to be 
Should we push our kids to continue their higher education? 
We’re raising our children for a generation we wont live in 
Nothing in the curriculum justifies a school trip to a plantation
How did she navigate the birds and bees talk with her daughters?
 
Check out our BRAND NEW VISUALS on Youtube! 
 Connect with us on social media 
Linktree
IG @therealmamapod 
Devon- @devgrace_ 
Kendra - @kendraferg_ 
www.therealmamapod.com
 
Connect with Shanera 
IG: @brownmamabearpodcast 
Brown Mama Bear Podcast 
https://brownmamabear.com/

Thursday Apr 25, 2024

Ever wondered what it's like to juggle motherhood with being a media mogul? Join us as we welcome Tiffany, mom of 5 and host of Take Two with Tiffany Laryn, for an insightful episode. From sharing her multiple birthing stories to unraveling how her family became YouTube sensations, Tiffany opens up about it all. It's a candid and empowering conversation filled with valuable insights and self-care tips you won't want to miss!
Other topics discussed are: 
How does Tiffany preserve the innocence of her children while they are child stars 
How was Tiffany’s take two on love 
Maintenance therapy 
Staying too long in toxic relationships 
Taking your kids to therapy 
Parallel Parenting  vs Co Parenting 
Tiffany’s real estate ventures
How is she building generational wealth 
Taking naps as self care 
Check out our BRAND NEW VISUALS on Youtube! 
 Connect with us on social media 
Linktree
IG @therealmamapod 
Devon- @devgrace_ 
Kendra - @kendraferg_ 
www.therealmamapod.com
Connect with Tiffany
Take Two with Tiffany Laryn
IG: @tiffanylaryn
@take2withtiff
YouTube - Tiffany Laryn

Thursday Apr 18, 2024

Ready to hear from a mom who's living life to the fullest? Join us as we welcome Tanesha, mom of 2, teacher, and former ex-pat, for an insightful episode. From delving into Tanesha's journey to motherhood and giving birth abroad to why divorce was the best choice for her daughters, we're covering it all. Tune in as we explore the challenges and joys of parenting while teaching full time, the influence teachers have on shaping young minds, and the importance of keeping it real with our kids. Plus, we'll discuss co-parenting across different countries and self-care strategies.
 
Other topics you can expect are: 
The ladies reflect on the Mama-tine Event
What made Tanesha become an overseas teacher?
Parenting while teaching full time is GHETTO
Being a teacher makes all professions possible
I’m my daughters’ first influencer 
Is Ladies Who Golf the new wave?
Divorce therapy 
A happy mommy and not a sad mommy 
Check out our BRAND NEW VISUALS on Youtube! 
 Connect with us on social media 
Linktree
IG @therealmamapod 
Devon- @devgrace_ 
Kendra - @kendraferg_ 
www.therealmamapod.com
Connect with Tanesha
IG: @esthetical

Thursday Apr 11, 2024

Curious about what a Doula’s role is in childbirth? Join us as we sit down with Lakesha, The Sunflower Doula, for an enlightening episode. From her military background and discovering she was pregnant while getting ready to deploy to unraveling the role of being a doula and debunking misconceptions, we're diving deep. 
 
Other topics discussed are: 
Difference between midwife and doula
How much does doula cost, is it covered by insurance?
Are there different types of doulas?
What are ways to help new moms ?
What is golden milk for post partum? 
Do doulas support c-sections? 
 
Check out our BRAND NEW VISUALS on Youtube! 
 Connect with us on social media 
Linktree
IG @therealmamapod 
Devon- @devgrace_ 
Kendra - @kendraferg_ 
www.therealmamapod.com
 
Connect with LaKesha
All Things Birth & More 
Instagram: @sunflowerdoula_kesh

Thursday Apr 04, 2024

Wondering why conversations about menstruation are often hushed or misunderstood? Dive into this enlightening episode as the Real Mamas sit down with The Period Doctor, Charis Chambers, MD FACOG. From discussing the importance of distinguishing between what's normal and what's common, to the hypersexulation of our cycles, and why many women find themselves learning about their bodies later in life. 
Other topics discussed are:
What made Dr. Chambers become a doctor 
We dont pay attention to your period until youre looking to have a baby
Ovulation pain 
Patriarchal mindset that women arent allowed to understand their bodies 
Self breast exams 
 
Check out our BRAND NEW VISUALS on Youtube! 
 Connect with us on social media 
Linktree
IG @therealmamapod 
Devon- @devgrace_ 
Kendra - @kendraferg_ 
www.therealmamapod.com
Connect with Dr. Charis Chambers 
IG @theperioddoctor
www.theperioddoctor.com

EP. 89: Parenting Our Parents

Thursday Mar 28, 2024

Thursday Mar 28, 2024

Do you have moments when your kids' honesty leaves you stunned? Join us for a solo episode where the Real Mamas spill the beans on their latest adventures in parenting. From the unexpected instances of our kids our grammar to navigating the less-than-glamorous aspects of parenthood, we're opening up about it all. Tune in as we dive into the challenges of school enrollment, and debate the merits of public vs private education. We also share heartfelt stories about caring for aging parents and explore the stigma surrounding therapy in older generations. 
Other topics discussed are:
- Recap of the Mama-tine event & how 4+4= ATE
-Kids are gross 
-Florida education 
-Health scares with your parents 
-Why are our parents anti therapy? 
-What are ways you are taking care of yourself as a mom? 
 
Check out our BRAND NEW VISUALS on Youtube! 
 
 Connect with us on social media 
Linktree
IG @therealmamapod 
Devon- @devgrace_ 
Kendra - @kendraferg_ 
www.therealmamapod.com
 

Thursday Mar 21, 2024

Do you ever felt like you need a reminder to hit pause and take care of yourself? This week, we're joined by Alena from the Reminder Remedy Podcast for an inspiring conversation. Get ready as we explore Alena's journey starting the Reminder Remedy Podcast and her empowering message about the importance of taking breaks. Dive deeper with us as we tackle mom guilt and learning how to align ourselves with our needs. It's an episode filled with wisdom, encouragement, and the reminder that it's okay to take a pause. 
Other topics discussed are: 
Being a mom after surgery 
How do you take a pause when you deal with mom guilt? 
As a mom you are not the only one who can provide the things your child needs 
Our kids need to understand self care 
 
Check out our BRAND NEW VISUALS on Youtube! 
 Connect with us on social media 
Linktree
IG @therealmamapod 
Devon- @devgrace_ 
Kendra - @kendraferg_ 
www.therealmamapod.com
Connect with our Guest 
@alenaconley 
thereminderremedy.com

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