MomTalkRadio's Podcast
Mom Talk Radio is the first radio talk show dedicated to real-life moms. Hosted by Maria Bailey, author, founder of MomTV.com, co-founder of BlueSuitMom.com and mother of four active kids. Each week Maria tackles issues important to moms, featuring expert guests with real-life answers on topics from health and safety to food and finances, and everything in between.
365 Perfect Things to Say to Your Kids

Join Maria as she speaks with Debra Steilen, Senior Holidays Editor for BHG.com.   Thanksgiving Planning Tips from BHG.com.  Next, Dr. David Kingsley. A NYC tricologist (hair and scalp expert) and author of a book The Hair Loss Cure, speaking about hair loss during pregnancy and nursing, and holistic solutions to the problems. Then, Resa Steindel Brown, author of The Call to Brilliance.  She is known for her ability to help children connect to their potential through their interests, talents, and passions.  And, Maureen Healy, author of 365 Perfect Things to Say to Your Kids, shares her insight on how to bring the wisdom of the East to the West in raising happier children.

Direct download: momtalk111209.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:28pm EST

National Teen Driver Safety Week

Join Maria as she speaks with Lorraine Akemann, founder of My Busy Kit and Tara Rison, founder of Itty Bitty Bookworm discussing Mom Partnerships.  Then, Sarah Mahoney contributing editor for Parents and Prevention – talking about National Teen Driver Safety Week and Zephora Hadden – of The Amber Alert Registry School Program.

Direct download: momtalk102909.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:04am EST

The Family Coach Method: Raising Good, Kind, Ethical Kids in a Complicated World

Join Maria as she speaks with Susan Barry, Marketing Director, UnitedHealthcare StudentResources - student health insurance plans can help keep your students healthy in and out of school affordably.  Then, Kevin Roth, Kevin & Wabby, www.wabby.org Wabby encourages children to listen to their " inner voice",  quietly reflect and make decisions about life's little challenges using both their heart and their head.  Next, Monique Vranesh, Children's Fitness Expert Gets Kids Off of the Sofa.  As a founding partner of My Gym Enterprises, Monique was instrumental in the formation of the company as well as the continuing advancement of the My Gym concept throughout the world.  She gained national recognition for her role as teacher in “My Gym at Home,” BabyFirstTV’s initial physical fitness program.  And, Dr. Lynne Kenney, author of “The Family Coach Method: Raising Good, Kind, Ethical Kids in a Complicated World”

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:16pm EST

Your Baby Can Read program

Join Maria as she speaks with Sally Springer, Admission Matters: What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting Into College.  Then, Carol Tuttle, author of "It's Just My Nature!" A Guide to Knowing and Living Your True Nature.  Next, Dr. Robert Titzer , Recognized Expert and Infant Researcher, talks about “Your Baby Can Read program”  And, Marc Simon, Director, Producer, Writer, "Nursery University"a good-humored look at the oddly competitive environment of nursery school admissions.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:07am EST

Bring Your Family Back to the Table

Join Maria as she speaks with Jeff Gawronski , founder of, Yak About It - a one-of-a-kind resource helping inventors get their creations noticed with fun and innovative daily product competitions.  Then, Alan Lysaght, co-author, The ABCs of Making Money and The ABCs of Making Money for Teens – he will be talking about College Kids and Credit Cards.  Next, Leanne Ely, certified Nutritionist and author of, “Saving Dinner”, The Menus, Recipes, and Shopping Lists to Bring Your Family Back to the Table.

Direct download: momtalk091009.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:06am EST

The Best Investment: Unlocking the Secrets of Social Success for Your Child

Join Maria as she speaks with Colleen Brown, Fund Development Director, Broward Meals on Wheels, talking about Annual Fundraiser – Chocolate Extravangaza.  Then, Andrea Weiner, founder of eti-KITS®, her award-winning line of etiquette tools and guides designed to bring the ease of learning manners to everyone.  Next, Sharyn Kennedy Amoroso, Dr. Andie”, founder of Emotionally Smart Beginnings, author of The Best Investment: Unlocking the Secrets of Social Success for Your Child.  Then, Carolyn Rubenstein, Author of Perserverance – How Young People turn Fear into Hope and how they can Teach us to do the Same.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:39am EST

Pamela Carey, author of Minor League Mom – A Mother’s Journey Through the Red Sox Farm Teams

Join Maria as she speaks with Gretchen Reid, Life and Career Coach, founder of Motherhood Transitions.  Next, Pamela Carey, author of Minor League Mom – A Mother’s Journey Through the Red Sox Farm Teams.  Then, Lucinda Cross, Lucinda Cross is a speaker, author and founder of Corporate Mom Dropouts, blog, radio show and book.  And, Joan Pagano is certified in health and fitness instruction by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), a best selling author and the owner of the Joan Pagano Fitness Group.  Joan is the author of Strength Training for Women (2004); Strength Training Deck (2006); 8 Weeks to a Younger Body (2007), 15-Minute Total Body Workout + DVD (2008) and 15-Minute Ab + DVDs.

Direct download: momtalk082709.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:18pm EST

Hands Off My Belly: The Pregnant Woman’s Survival Guide to Myths, Mothers and Moods

Join Maria as she speaks with Jodi Seidler - The Mother of RE-Invention, Creator of: Making Lemonade  - A Community for Single Parents, Author of:* Making Lemonade: A Guidebook For Life after Divorce.  Next, Drs. Shawn A. Tassone and Kathryn Landherr, authors of Hands Off My Belly: The Pregnant Woman’s Survival Guide to Myths, Mothers and Moods, then Dr. Linda Hughes - interventional radiologists – talking about UFE, Uterine Fibroid Embolization.   And, Sharon Cindrich, author of A Smart Girl's Guide to the Internet: How to Connect with friends, find what you need, and stay safe online (American Girl Library)

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:18am EST

How to Master Your Muck, Get Organized, Add Space to Your Life, Live your Purpose!

Join Maria as she speaks with the Daniel Neal, Chief Executive Officer, Founder of Kajeet.  Then, YiShaun Chen the founder of AdoraPet.  Her mission with AdoraPet is to easily share the joy of puppies with people, and one of her goals with AdoraPet is to create educational and entertaining content for children based on puppies. Next, Jack Abraham, founder of Milo.com.  Milo lets you search stores in your town in real-time and find products available to buy right now and then Kathi Burns,author of How to Master Your Muck, Get Organized, Add Space to Your Life, Live your Purpose!

Direct download: momtalk081309.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:50pm EST

Family therapy with Teens

Join Maria as she speaks with Andrea Dindinger,  Therapeutic Team Lead for Vive! in Northern California , talks about Family therapy with Teens, then Carrie Greene, founder of, CarrieThru, Coaching & Organizing Services, author of Too Cluttered to Declutter:  6-Steps to Gain Control, Create Space and Reclaim Your Freedom! And, Gerri and Brian Monaghan, co-authors, THE POWER OF TWO: Surviving Serious Illness with an Attitude & an Advocate.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:45am EST

The Great Piggy Bank Adventure

Join Maria as she speaks with Stuart Ritter, assistant vice president of T. Rowe Price Investment Services, Inc. T. Rowe Price, in collaboration with Walt Disney Imagineering and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Online, today launched The Great Piggy Bank AdventureSM .  Kristi G, founder of www.kristig.com, then Ted Rubin of Elf cosmetics.  Next, Sarah Welch, Alicia Rockmore and Alicia’s two sisters, Nancy Meyer and Susan Lerner, founders of Buttoned Up, Inc. (www.getbuttonedup.com), a company dedicated to helping busy women get more out of life by embracing the notion of imperfect organization.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:40pm EST

Skinny Scoopers

Join Maria as she speaks with Sharon Lowe, creator of, the first global, social networking web site for young eco-warriors ww.HabitatHeroes.com, then Dr. Harold Levinson, author of SMART BUT FEELING DUMB and then Anne Raphael, founder of My Kind Of College,   Next, Lisa Plummer and Chris Delaney, co-founders of Skinny Scoopers. 

Direct download: momtalk061809.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:11pm EST

The Entitlement-Free Child

Join Maria as she speaks with Karen Deerwester, author of The Entitlement-Free Child.  Then, Kathy Kinney, who use to play Mimi on the Drew Carey Show for www.MrsP.com.  Classic children’s stories are brought to life by TV star Kathy Kinney as Mrs. P.  www.MrsP.com is a fun storybook entertainment site that celebrates reading and books. Next, Kadi Prescott, co-founder of www. mentoringmommy.com and Lyss Stern, author of “If You Give a Mom a Martini: 100 Ways to Find 10 Blissful Minutes for Yourself” and creator of Divalysscious Moms (www.divamoms.com)

Direct download: momtalk061109.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:10pm EST

Dr. Len Lopez nutrition and fitness expert

Join Maria as she speaks with Dr. Len Lopez nutrition and fitness expert, and author of “To Burn or Not to Burn, Fat is the Question” and “Five STEPS Closer…”  Then, Dee Bagwell Haslam, a mother of two children and the Chief Executive Officer of Moving Picture Books / RIVR Media companies.  Next, Justine Ezarik, Gadget and Technology Expert, New Intel Survey on Mobile Etiquette Reveals the Biggest Pet Peeves and Debra Haffner, author of Talking About the Birds and the Bees, version 3.0

Direct download: momtalk062509.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:26pm EST

Mamapedia, a digital media company focused on the wisdom of moms

Join Maria as she speaks with Artie W - CEO and Founder of Mamapedia, a digital media company focused on the wisdom of moms.  Then, Jessica Turner –Southwest Airline’s resident Mommy Blogger. Her guest blog posts and vlogs will focus on traveling with her baby, tips she discovers and family-friendly activities to experience around the country. Next, Sylvia Klinger, registered dietitian and certified personal trainer, is founder of Hispanic Food Communications, Hinsdale, IL a food communications and culinary consulting company.  And, Jessica Singer founder, CEO and Mom, of MamaBargains.com

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:51pm EST

Nurturing Your Self While Raising a Family

Join Maria as she speaks with Amy Tiemann,  author of MOJO MOM: Nurturing Your Self While Raising a Family.  Then, Miriam Peskowitz , co-author, The Double-Daring Book for Girls.  Next, Suzanne Simkin, one of the founders and creators of PeaceLoveMom.com and then Karen Rinehart , author of , Invisible Underwear, Bus Stop Mommies and Other Things True To Life and host of Bus Stop Mommies Podcast.

 

Direct download: momtalk040209.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:13pm EST

If your child goes missing, do you have a plan?  InstantAmber.com

Join Maria as she speaks with Mathieu (Matt) Berman – founder, InstantAmber.com, Next, Casey Lewis, MS, RD, Welch’s health and nutrition manager.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:41pm EST

Obesity in the home or Obesity in Children

Join Maria as she speaks with Beth Butler, Founder of The Boca Beth Program, The Fun & Easy Way to Raise a Bilingual Child!  Next, Alison Rhodes , Safety Mom - , a nationally recognized expert in child safety, provides tips on how your readers can manage their family’s medicine prescriptions. Then, Beth Engelman, “Do It Yourself” queen talks about Family Money Savers.  And, Dr. Barry Popkin PhD Childhood Obesity, author of The World is Fat.  Topic - Obesity in the home or Obesity in Children

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:58pm EST

Still Going It Alone: Mothering with Faith and Finesse When the Children Have Grown

Join Maria as she speaks with Andrea Deckard, founder of mommysnacks.net, Tips to Save, Earn, Live and Learn.  Next,  Michele Howe, author of Still Going It Alone: Mothering with Faith and Finesse When the Children Have Grown, then Holly Rigsby America's #1 Busy Mom Fat Loss Expert, ACE certified personal trainer, author of Fit Yummy Mummy: 16 Week Lifestyle System for Busy Moms, helping moms burn the baby fat and get their body back in just 90 minutes a week.  Talks about sticking to your fitness plan/goals.

Direct download: momtalk012209.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:12pm EST

Childhood Unbound, Saving Our Kids’ Best Selves—Confident Parenting in a World of Change

Join Maria as she speaks with Ron Taffel, Ph.D., author of Childhood Unbound, Saving Our Kids’ Best Selves—Confident Parenting in a World of Change, then Dr. Richard Bavaria , of Sylvan Learning, next, Tami Nealy, Director of Public Affairs , LifeLock® - #1 In Identity Theft Protection, talks about National Financial Wellness month - avoid being nickel and dimed and Dena Patton, Chat, Chew & Chocolate - The Supwerwoman Syndrome – The affects on women who are on the Go (go go go)! Some tips on how to prevent it and create balance.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:24pm EST

Join Maria as she speaks with Kristen Varela, founder of Motherproof.com a mom's guide to life in the car that offers opinions and practical information about cars and car life from savvy moms who live life in the drivers' seat. Next, Bruce Wolk, author of Made Here, Baby!, then Cindi Cunningham, Discovery Toys Group Manager – talks about how Play is the language of love and Jennifer Wagner, created the blog “Connect with your Teens through Pop Culture and Technology”

Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:56am EST

Play is the language of love

Join Maria as she speaks with Kristen Varela, founder of Motherproof.com a mom's guide to life in the car that offers opinions and practical information about cars and car life from savvy moms who live life in the drivers' seat. Next, Bruce Wolk, author of Made Here, Baby!, then Cindi Cunningham, Discovery Toys Group Manager â talks about how Play is the language of love and Jennifer Wagner, created the blog âConnect with your Teens through Pop Culture and Technology

Direct download: momtalk040909.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00am EST

My Mommy's on a Business Trip

Join Maria as she speaks with Daniel Begun, Consumer Communications Expert for Skype talk about Visiting Grandma & Grandpa Virtually, then Liz Zack, Executive Editor of Parents.com talks about the Dos and Don’ts of Buying Toys/Clothes secondhand, next, Alexis Caldwell , Account Specialist for Surfmyads.com, Last minute gift deals and Phaedra Cucina , author of My Mommy's on a Business Trip.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:42am EST

Tips on Making Camp Affordable

Join Maria as she speaks with Julia Indichova, author of “The Fertile Female - How the Power of Longing for a Child Can Save Your Life and Change the World” and Charlene Birkeland , Yahoo! Shine Parenting Editor, Talking about how you can “Create a movie theater in your home”, then Lisa Mullen , FL Expert Offers Tips on Making Camp Affordable.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:14am EST

The Siblings Busy Book: 200 fun and creative activities to entertain kids of different ages

Join Maria as she speaks to Lisa Hanson & Heather Kempskie, co-auuthors of The Siblings Busy Book: 200 fun and creative activities to entertain kids of different ages.  Then, Pauline McDonagh Hull, founder of electivecesarean.com.  Next, Michele DeKinder-Smith ,founder of  JaneOutOftheBox.com an online membership-based community designed for women entrepreneurs then, Heather T. Forbes , author of Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:08pm EST

ADD/ADHD Drug Free, Natural Alternatives and Practical Exercises to Help Your Child Focus

Join Maria as she speaks with Frank Jacobelli, co-author of -ADD/ADHD Drug Free, Natural Alternatives and Practical Exercises to Help Your Child Focus and  Karen Ronney, author of Proud Parents’ Guide to Raising Athletic, Balanced, and Coordinated Kids

 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:37pm EST

Join us for National Mom's Nite Out May 7, 2009!!!

Today Maria talks abouts National Mom’s Nite Out on May 7th!!  It is the first nationally organized celebration of motherhood. Intended to bring together today’s moms, physically and virtually, National Mom’s Nite Out will unite over 150 social media groups, companies, local playgroups, mommy bloggers and mother social networks in giving moms a well deserved night off. Some of the guests this hour are hosting events.  Maria's guests include

Megan Calhoun the founder of TwiitterMoms.com  -- a site Redbook called "the new obsession among Web-savvy moms." and Lynnette Lauria the portfolio vice president of marketing for Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group, Inc., an S&P 500 company and the largest U.S. publicly traded real estate company.  Also, Lisa Hein, Speaker and Parenting Author of THE BOOK "I'm Doing The Best I Can!" (They won't always be cute and adorable) then, Kimberley Clayton Blaine is the executive producer of a grassroots mom webshow, called www.TheGoToMom.TV, she is a national parenting expert and a licensed Family and Child Therapist who specializes in working with children ages newborn to six years old.  Kimberley also teaches Early Childhood Brain Development and Positive Discipline Strategies at UCLA Extension Education Department.  Kimberley's new book is titled, Mommy Confidence: 8 Easy Steps to Reclaiming Balance, Motivation and Your Inner Diva at www.mommyconfidence.com

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:58pm EST

Summaries On Parenting Books - They Read Them So We Don't Have Too!

Join Maria as she speaks with Nancy Ganz, founder rlillytuckerwear.com and FashionFantasyGame.com.  Next, Kira Swaim, Editor & Chief and Spokesperson for Parentsdigest.com, Summaries On Parenting Books - They Read Them So We Don't Have Too!  Then, Jennifer Wider, MD, author of The New Mom's Survival Guide How to Reclaim Your Body, Your Health, Your Sanity, and Your Sex Life After Having a Baby and Karen Ronney, author of Proud Parents’ Guide to Raising Athletic, Balanced, and Coordinated Kids

Direct download: momtalk1113.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:12am EST

Learn How to Twitter with Zadi Diaz

Join Maria as she speaks with Amy Ozton, founder  of, www.selfishmom.com, www.filminginbrooklyn.com andMaggie Macaulay, MS Ed, President, Whole Hearted Parenting, Director, RCB South Florida, Executive Director, The Best You Can Be Foundation - Parenting Conference - The Best You Can Be Foundation and Redirecting Children’sBehavior of South Florida Present – “Empowering our Children:  Creating Cooperative Families, Classrooms and Communities.  Next, Zadi Diaz, Learn How to Twitter with Zadi Diaz, Host of Epic Fu and Patti Garibay, National Executive Director, American Heritage Girls.

Direct download: momtalk1030.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:42pm EST

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