New Motherhood Is Not for the Faint of Heart
June Diane Raphael, actress, writer, and co-founder of The Jane Club, opens up about her own struggle with new motherhood. “It was very painful for me because I didn't feel like I had a lot of support.” She tells the story of her first week on the set of Grace and Frankie when, at just 10 weeks postpartum, she wound up with a *very painful* clogged duct in her breast. “I would walk away and back to my trailer and cry because it was so painful.” Plus: how she balances taking care of two small children and an aging parent, all while running The Jane Club, her digital community empowering working moms. You can follow June Diane Raphael on Twitter @MsJuneDiane or on Instagram @junediane. Support the show by checking out our sponsors! You can digitally purchase life insurance from Haven Life Insurance Agency at havenlife.com/goodkids. Haven Term is a Term Life Insurance Policy (ICC17DTC) issued by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), Springfield, MA 01111 and offered exclusively through Haven Life Insurance Agency, LLC. Policy and rider form numbers and features may vary by state and not be available in all states. Our Agency license number in California is 0K71922 and in Arkansas, 100139527. Interested in learning more about June Diane Raphael? Check out the links below: You can learn more about The Jane Club’s digital membership, The Connected Jane, here: https://www.janeclub.com/. Good Kids listeners can use code INSIDERJANEFF for $10 off their first month. Watch June in Grace and Frankie on Netflix: https://www.netflix.com/title/80017537. Listen to June’s podcast, How Did This Get Made?, with husband Paul Scheer and fellow comedian Jason Mantzoukas: https://www.earwolf.com/show/how-did-this-get-made/. To follow along with a transcript and/or take notes for friends and family, go to https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/good-kids/ shortly after the air date. Stay up to date with Good Kids and everything from Lemonada on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @LemonadaMedia. For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com. If you want to submit a show idea, email us at email@example.com. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.