3 minutes | Nov 13, 2019
30. WE HAVE AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT. PLEASE LISTEN
We hope that you took a moment to listen to today's announcement because it means a lot to us. All three of us have enjoyed every second of making Mommy Group and appreciate each of you who took the time to listen. We love each other so tricking much and will continue our little Mommy Group "off pod" And while this is the end of Mommy Group, this is also the beginning of MOMHOOD! Brandi and Orly will be launching a new show called MOMHOOD which you can listen to here ---> http://bit.ly/momhoodshow We hope that you will click the link above, pop over and check it out!! You can also join the conversation on INSTAGRAM at https://www.instagram.com/momhoodshow/ Be sure to keep up with everything that Ami is doing as well! Below are all her links! https://www.instagram.com/amidesai/ https://www.amidesai.com https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC27jXVpZE6OSeE-PcG7nwZg
58 minutes | Oct 30, 2019
29. Working Mom Probs... When Even "Self Care" Doesn't Help
Today we all about the struggles of working moms. All mom's have it hard and working mom's have a unique set of challenges. We feature lot of amazing articles which highlight the fact that "a little self care cannot fix how burnt out moms are" And boy is that the truth! We have tips, tricks and some personal struggles to share with you all. PRODUCTS Orly- Evo Hair mask- https://www.evohair.com/hair/product-type/treatment/cool-brown.html Ami- 24 k beauty massager -https://rstyle.me/+MVMS2DhXpAIucE8-MmDA_w Brandi- Belly Bandit Anti Bra - https://rstyle.me/+DtUod-4IXeDsQwckbkBJEg
91 minutes | Oct 23, 2019
28. Breast Cancer - Survivors & Experts Share MUST Know Info
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month we put together a very special episode We interview 2 breast cancer survivors who have amazing stories and takeaway! A Breast Radiologist who will myth bust + leave you far more educated than you were before. Amazing charities and causes that do a lot of good. As well as products that donate a percentage of the profits to cancer research. OUR GUESTS AVIA ROSEN Avia is Orly's sister and a breast cancer survivor. She was diagnosed with breast cancer at 29 years old and has been Cancer free for 7 years! She shares so many amazing tips for how you can best support someone going through cancer and things you may not think continue to be a struggle. She shares her experience with Penguin Cold Caps, a largely unknown breakthrough that can prevent women from losing their hair during chemo! Avia is an incredible Family Photographer - http://aviarosen.blogspot.com IG- @aviarosen PARUL SOMANI Mom, entrepreneur & breast cancer champion: Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Parul was a business executive with 15 years of experience in management consulting + operating roles across healthcare, consumer, + technology. She was 31, a new mother to 2 small children when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She is now in remission for 5 years. Be sure to read her entire blog to hear her incredible journey. Blog: https://cancerat31.wordpress.com/ Web : http://www.parulsomani.com Dr. Anjali Malik - Breast Radiologist & Women's Health Advocate Dr. Malik is board certified in diagnostic radiology. In addition to her clinical duties, Dr. Malik serves on the communications committee for the Society of Breast Imaging. She is a frequent public speaker and advocate for women and breast health awareness. IG: @anjalimalikmd Website: www.shemd.org FOUNDATIONS AND CHARITIES Breast Cancer Research Foundation National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund Breast Cancer Prevention Partners CHARITY WATCHDOG WEBSITES Charity Navigator + Charity Watch Products and Causes Fawn Design Bags Kendra Scott Swell Bottle Bobbie Brown Pink Lip Duo Stasher Bags Primally Pure Deodorant
87 minutes | Oct 16, 2019
27. An Unconventional Road To Marriage, Motherhood, and Money with ALI FEDOTOWSKY MANNO
Today's interview is beyond captivating!! We interview Ali Fedotowsky Manno, who you may know from her time as The Bachelorette, or as an E! News host, or the popular Ali Luvs blog, or even her Instagram... But there is SO much you don't know about how Ali became Ali. Her story from 0-20 years is beyond fascinating and will inspire you that your childhood does not have to determine your adulthood. She is beautifully honest, and we all shed some major tears in this one. If this interview inspires you, please share it with a friend who might be in need of some good inspo! A 5 Star rating and a review will also help this podcast get to more people, so we would really appreciate that. HER WORK BLOG https://www.alimanno.com INSTA https://www.instagram.com/alifedotowsky
69 minutes | Oct 9, 2019
26. SABRINA SOTO on Being a Single Mom, Dating, and Building an Empire
Today we had the opportunity to interview the incredibly inspiring Sabrina Soto!! She is an absolute boss in everything that she does. Not only is she a successful television personality (with a focus in interior design), the owner of her own brand of Rugs and thriving social media and blog but she's also a single mom. Yes, a SINGLE fricking mom. She's such a rockstar. Sabrina opened up about her struggles to find balance between all these parts of herself. She still has huge personal goals she wants to accomplish, life changing solo vacations being one of them ;) Sabrina also shares the daily practice she CAN'T Live without. HER WORK You probably recognize Sabria from her various HGTV shows such as The High Low Project, Design Star, Real Estate Intervention and Get it Sold. Her beautiful face also popped up on White House Christmas, HGTV’s Green Home, Bang for Your Buck, House Hunters, Showdown, Buying & Selling Secrets and served as a judge on the ABC series, The Great Christmas Light Fight! #Currently...you can catch Sabrina as one of the new designers on the reboot of the hit design show, Trading Spaces and While You Were Out on TLC. HER LINKS Sabrina Soto RUGS - http://bit.ly/2p00eNZ Sabrina's WESBITE -http://www.sabrinasoto.com Sabrina's PODCAST - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/redesigning-life-with-sabrina-soto/id1461515995 Sabrina's Dry Shampoo PRODUCT - https://rstyle.me/cz-n/dtghzu7tdw
54 minutes | Oct 2, 2019
25. Big, Scary, Overwhelming "LEAPS" (For Us + the Kids)
New phases can be so hard for so many reasons. There's yhe adjusting to something new. The unknown of what's coming next. It's all enough to make you a little crazy. In this episode we talk about all the leaps that we're taking from one phase to the next....Some of us more gracefully than others haha. Sometimes, US PARENTS are the ones who are leaping, sometimes they are... and sometimes we both are. We all share something we're currently struggling with. If you're liking the show please RATE, REVIEW and SUBSCRIBE! It's make such a difference to us. PRODUCTS Ami- extensions: https://rstyle.me/+5y29PxJtumPeekQtSCU7bQ Brandi- scooter: https://rstyle.me/+pG8t8iHwLXkAgx0i_AZVQQ Orly: instapot: https://amzn.to/2om1xXe
67 minutes | Sep 25, 2019
24. Who is ORLY SHANI?! Get to know our girl!
Today is Orly's turn in the hot seat!! Ami and Brandi interview Orly and there are some crazy details about her story we never knew!! You will understand so much more about why Orly is the way she is, after this interview. We hope you love this interview as much as we enjoyed recording them!! If you are enjoying the show please share it with a friend or screenshot this and share to your social media! And you can really help us grow by Rating, Reviewing and Subscribing! Thanks for the support! WHO ARE WE!? Orly Shani YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/thediydesigner INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/orlyshani WESBITE: www.thediydesigner.com ************************** Brandi Milloy INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/brandimilloy WESBITE: http://www.brandimilloy.com/ YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/user/BrandiMilloy ************************** Ami Desai: INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/amidesai WEBSITE: https://www.amidesai.com/ YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/user/amirawal **************************
67 minutes | Sep 18, 2019
23. Who Is BRANDI MILLOY? Get to know our co-host!
Today's episode is all about Brandi. This is such a surprising interview, your mind will be blown when you realize HOW Brandi became Brandi! We hope you love these interviews as much as we're loving sharing them. If you are enjoying the show please share it with a friend or screenshot this and share to your social media! Or help us grow by Rating, Reviewing and Subscribing! Thanks for the support! WHO ARE WE!? Brandi Milloy INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/brandimilloy WESBITE: http://www.brandimilloy.com/ YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/user/BrandiMilloy ************************** Orly Shani YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/thediydesigner INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/orlyshani WESBITE: www.thediydesigner.com ************************** Ami Desai: INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/amidesai WEBSITE: https://www.amidesai.com/ YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/user/amirawal **************************
62 minutes | Sep 11, 2019
22. How to Practice PATIENCE When You Wanna Just Throw Something!
Today we're talking about Patience!! How to stay calm and practice patience with our Kids, our Husbands, and our jobs! Ugh. it's alot. We each share stories when we've lost it and some amazing TIPS and TAKEWAY for staying calm. This is a must for everyone, not just crazy mamas :) If you like the podcast please do SUBSCRIBE, RATE AND REVIEW! It makes all the difference to us! PRODUCTS! ORLY’s eyelash curler tip: https://amzn.to/33PkOjS AMI’s versed cleansing balm: https://rstyle.me/+14NAH1_QrCRKRpdAfGtUDg BRANDI’s Lazy Susan Turntable Storage Container https://rstyle.me/+WH4LgmRLCRANaCmfKdV1WQ
59 minutes | Sep 4, 2019
21. Who is AMI DESAI! Get to know our co-host :)
Today is Ami's interview!!! We go ALL the way back and learn everything about Ami! You'll fall in love with her, just like we did.
52 minutes | Aug 28, 2019
20. We’re Taking YOUR Questions! (dating w/ kids, career changes, meal planning, discipline etc)
Today we are taking your questions and its a fantastic coversation! QUESTIONS: Rosie_girl29 I would love the hear how you all got started in your careers. Is it what you know? Who you know? A little bit of both. Did you go to college for the careers that you have now. I follow you all three of you ladies, I just wonder how you came upon the opportunities that you have, for example home and family. Lorna3535 I got married young, fell into a career in finance. Even though my degree is in film/theater. Had my babies in my late 20s, im now 40, kids are both heading into high school and middle school. And I’m trying to figure out what I want to be when I grow up Do you have any advice on career changes finding a career that you adore. I just dont even know where to start. @Amalie_nelving- a break up between friends. Confront or just let it fade out? @Omitofo- how do you pick a date night babysitter. Like what do you look for on the apps, what questions @Kellicameron- Dating with kids. Moms trying to date. Its frustrating bc what time is left after the kiddos. I feel like im the only one dealing with this. @Stjewel82- do you meal plan for the week- how do you handle dinners, lunches and everything in between. PRODCUTS ORLY's - discipline mat- https://www.takeabreakmat.com/ AMI's - Bringing Asha Home (book on adoption) https://rstyle.me/+SbNLSwKi_DIcT-lCwpTcXg BRANDI's: The Five Minute Gratitude Journal https://rstyle.me/+um42Vt60rb3FHoGLSq9bzQ
59 minutes | Aug 21, 2019
19. How Do You Know When You're "A SUCCESS"? In Career, Parenting + Love
On Episode 19 of Mommy Group we contemplate Success. How do we know when or if we are successful? The closer you get to the bar you set, the further we all seem to push it. How do we measure success in our career, our PRODUCTS: AMI's- Elf no budge shadow stick https://rstyle.me/+NJwnyfWJh5Nq3ftmBDdkfg BRANDI's- OPI Funny Bunny polish https://rstyle.me/+SJDiu2tUAjyNRB_gSeAqkQ ORLY'S- Dry shampoo https://amzn.to/2YIiubC
56 minutes | Aug 14, 2019
18. Communication: Tips for Fighting Fair + Setting Expectations
Today is about Communication!!! Orly had a personal situation she needed some advice on so the girls come to the rescue. How to fight fair, how to communicate, how to stay connected WHILE fighting. It's not easy but its SO gooooood! Also, have you ever had to discipline someone else's kid....in front of them?? We have. PRODUCTS AMI's Piggy Paint https://rstyle.me/+MvY6x1AutNDtdLjhsSMBLA BRANDI's The 5 Love Languages https://rstyle.me/+bY7igAftEJ4N9PW4ve5krQ ORLY's Squeeze Bottle DYE Vid!! https://youtu.be/VYRN5VW9Oow And the Dyes... POWDER DYE - https://amzn.to/30AV60d
49 minutes | Aug 7, 2019
17. Hired Help vs Family Help and Big SUMMER Tips!
Today we talk about SummerFUN ideas and also some MAJORLY important WATER SAFETY tips!! We've all heard the nightmare stories and we need to be prepared!!! Make sure to listen! Also, Do you rely on family help our hired help? It's so interesting how differently everyone views the role of family the raising of THEIR kids. AMI's NYX powder lippie - https://rstyle.me/+KFUobakZvwtHNco6gl2IpQ Orly: temporary tattoos - https://amzn.to/3084nwl ORLY's Fashion Tattoo DIY VIDEO Brandi: Inflatable Slip n Slide - https://rstyle.me/+dqiIbuJBzFeJqUUBZNFFhgPotty
57 minutes | Aug 1, 2019
16. Welcome to "The BRANDI Show" !! ;)
It's basically The "Brandi Show" today and we're here for it!! Brandi had her baby yesterday but in Mommy Group land she's still anxious about when Littler Amazing will come!! It's such a trip to hear her talk about the unknown... now that we KNOW exactly what went down! We're also talking about TRANSITION. All those times when you transition to a new phase of life and how to navigate those changes. As a mom, a wife, a friend, a business woman etc.
54 minutes | Jul 24, 2019
15. Are You a Bad A$$ Mom or a Bad Mom? Perspective is EVERYTHING
EPISODE 15 is all about perspective! An ER Doctor shares her decision to go back to work vs being a mom. Her decision isn't what is getting heat though... it's what she said about Motherhood. Social Media is a tough place to be a mom. People complain about all the fakeness on social media but then when someone is honest they’re vilified for it. Is Guilt even real? It's all about perspective... PRODUCTS! ORLY's Free Prints App- https://apps.apple.com/us/app/freeprints-photos-delivered/id518158653 BRANDI's -Floating Acrylic Frames https://rstyle.me/+Zyo7S63hYuabb5DBWqBHIg AMI's Milani soft focus glow https://rstyle.me/+5Ke8tLGrqVM6f_hPSJwGew
51 minutes | Jul 17, 2019
14. Truth, Honesty and the mess it brings.
Today we're talking about honesty, lying and the mess it brings. How do you discipline your kids when they lie? And what kind of role does social media play in all of this? Then the podcast gets a little intense and we talk about family lies, betrayal and forgiveness. It's tough to talk about but it's a real TRUTHFUL beautiful conversation and we hope you'll keep listening. PRODUCTS AMI's Ornate Hair Clips- https://rstyle.me/+ubpOFqfbQR3lTdQ15ydOvw BRANDI's Letters To My Daughter Journal https://rstyle.me/+1KQCIOhLSgB2tRSOQUgVwg ORLY's Giving Keys Jewelry https://www.thegivingkeys.com
51 minutes | Jul 10, 2019
13. LIMITS: Can Boundaries lead to Balance? + Advice from Reese Witherspoon
Today we're talking about limits and boundaries. How do you set them for yourself, your children, your home.. your job? When do you know you’ve reached your limit? How do you prevent yourself from getting there? We get into all of it and there's tons of good advice! We even have advice from gorgeous mama, Reese Witherspoon! Ami had the chance to interview her for Mommy Group and we're so PRODUCTS ORLY Bath Bombs https://missgrassflowershop.com/products/bliss-ball-bath-bomb ORLY's Rose Sea Soak - http://bit.ly/2QNkH2h AMI's mini face steamer- https://rstyle.me/+GgMbH96_6JkobZ-a8yyIRw BRANDI's Baby Bjorn Mesh Carrier One https://rstyle.me/+7sOWid3ydoK8OEj3V060OQ
51 minutes | Jul 3, 2019
12. Summertime! 24 Hr Vacays and a 3 Minute Sex Challenge?
Today's episode is filled with SUMMER fun!! 1) We've got the Sport Illustrated Swimsuit Edition and with that, TONS of "firsts" 2) So Leonardo Dicaprio is an Instagram Boyfriend now?? If he can do it, so can our's! 3) Ami shares the logistics behind her famous "24 Hour Vacay" and it's going to be your new favorite thing!! 4) And Orly's got a 3 Minute Sex Challenge... well kinda. It's Brandi's fault really! PRODUCTS ORLY's INCREDIBLE Body Blur Makeup and Tanner!! - http://bit.ly/2I6UA2c AMI's: Magnetic lashes that actually work- https://rstyle.me/+NSbaNxGkRP824YN71klMfw BRANDI's Insulated Backpack: :https://rstyle.me/+XCD_F_REvPDqxPV5pmm7fg WHO ARE WE!? Orly Shani YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/thediydesigner INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/orlyshani WESBITE: www.thediydesigner.com ************************** Brandi Milloy INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/brandimilloy WESBITE: http://www.brandimilloy.com/ YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/user/BrandiMilloy ************************** Ami Desai: INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/amidesai WEBSITE: https://www.amidesai.com/ YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/user/amirawal **************************
58 minutes | Jun 26, 2019
11. Anxiety + Stress: Why We're Feeling It and How to NOT Transfer it to Our Kids
Anxiety #STAMPGATE is back baby!! Brandi give us an update on Miss _____ and you will not believe the balls on this one... I mean honestly!! Brandi also went to a "Postive Parenting Conference" where they talked about how to prepare for baby #2. To say Orly and Ami disagree with the "expert" is a massive understatement. MASSIVE. Stress and Anxiety are everywhere these days. We're going to talk about how we struggle with it and how we try to shield our children from it. And lastly, we'll talk about a little something called a Fecal Transplant....just wait for it. PRODUCTS! Orly’s MAGICAL eyedrops: https://rstyle.me/+M6nwF9Nnqk7SDVubf8PUkQ Ami’s Murad sleep spray: https://rstyle.me/+ruYTY1SHt7SETRj_cEXaOg Brandi’s Mario Badescu Spray: https://rstyle.me/+YddnwGvitNHUkoKrAZT4lw