Totally Laime, Totally Married and Totally Mommy are the podcast brainchildren of comedy person Elizabeth Laime. Totally Laime is about asking the most important people in comedy the least important questions, Totally Married chronicles Elizabeth and her husband Andy's adventures in marriage (plus unqualified advice to listener questions!) and Totally Mommy is an honest discussion about Motherhood between newly-mommied Elizabeth and her talented parent friends. Enjoy!
Our co-host today is the fantastic DANIELLA LIBEN PALLY – mom to two year old Cole and one year old GG – two adorable kids with the most gorgeous eyelashes ever invented! We talk The Good: (Cole saying I love you, Elizabeth made a new mom-to-be friend), The Bad: (Getting parenting judgement at the farmers market, Elizabeth has a very big kiddo ready to come out of a very small place) and The Funny: (GG finger painting on the walls with her poop, Elizabeth is once again bad at domesticity). Then they dive into giving their unqualified advice to listener questions including the path through infertility, how to manage feelings when you aren’t able to have kids but everyone around you is, what tips mothers might have when flying with infants, whether or not to wait until you are financially secure to have kids, and how to navigate taking time for emotional/mental self care when you are a parent? Leave comments/feedback at totallylaime.com – Enjoy!
In this pre-recorded episode, Elizabeth and Andy dive into giving their unqualified advice to a BUNCH of listener questions – for starters there’s one about a poodle that’s a leetle too excited by all the, ahem, excitement, then how to handle feelings about your partner being bisexual, how to handle depression and anxiety within a relationship, what to do about your own jealousy in a relationship when you know it’s most likely only an issue thanks to a jerk ex, what to do when you are living under the same roof with your emotionally abusive mother, how to handle the giving gifts when your partner is trying to keep up with the Joneses, whether or not to try to give an olive branch to a future step-mother-in-law who is not receptive, how to gracefully bow out of a bridal shower that the bridesmaids are expected to pay for on top of the bachelorette party, what to do when your neighbors are neglecting their poor pups who are chained outside, and lastly, how to handle asking friends to be in your wedding party when they seem less than enthused. Whew! That’s a lot of unqualified advice. Enjoy!
You guys. YOU GUYS! It’s Jason Ritter, yes, that fantastic actor from our FAVORITE TV SHOW, Parenthood!!! Dreams DO come true! And he’s… well he’s fucking awesome! He came over, made our day, and discussed all the things – from dicks (of course) to phases, to justice, to artistic integrity, it’s all here! Enjoy!
One of Elizabeth’s besties and Mom to 2 year old Russell, actress Mary Elizabeth Ellis is today’s cohost discussing The Good (Russell’s adorable little word swaps, Elizabeth’s all set to go at the birth center) The Bad (Russell becoming a crib escape artist, Elizabeth having to put something up her butt) and The Funny (Russell directing his two actor parents, Elizabeth’s lack of balance causing a crack up during a special ceremony). Then they give their unqualified advice to listener questions about empathy for a friend who is struggling with infertility when you are pregnant, whether or not to have the shower after baby arrives, how to get protein in pregnancy as a vegetarian, ideas for gifts for a husband and daddy to be, what are the essentials you need before baby, how to deal with estranged family when it comes to baby, and lastly, how to set boundaries with other moms who are using your play-dates as free babysitting. Enjoy!
Elizabeth and Andy are sick with colds, trying to get well before labor and baby. Their sick daze makes for an out there episode as they discuss listener questions including last week’s cliffhanger about the guy who fell in love with a prostitute! Plus they give their extremely unqualified advice on how to be there for a friend who doesn’t want to treat their depression, whether or not to stay in a relationship with a fireman when things seem a little off, if it’s okay to have separate bedrooms in a marriage, and how to talk to a spouse/sibling/family members when the family is going through a heartbreaking crisis. Enjoy!