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Louise Minchin on the motherhood penalty and maternal fearlessness
In this episode revered broadcaster Louise Minchin opens up about facing her fears. From swimming with sharks to simply navigating motherhood in an industry set up for mothers to fail, she speaks open-heartedly about how to raise girls - and boys - to be resilient in a world that’s, well, unequal.
Quickie: Good GOD dating is hard
From ghosting to zombie-ing (someone coming back for more only to re-ghost) Anna and Polly go on an investigative journey into Bumble, Tinder and Hinge to see if the grass really is greener on the other side. Spoiler alert: expect a lot of grammatically-concerning sexting before complete tumbleweed.
Gaby Roslin on finding happiness in grief and sadness
This is one of the most beautiful episodes to date. TV presenter and radio host Gaby Roslin speaks about her happiness. A feeling that, well, feels quite fleeting. From jumping in parks to racing strangers, this is about walking on sunshine even when it’s raining.
Quickie: Where’s my happy ending?
Happiness is a fairly elusive concept. Fleeting, perhaps. While contentment feels a little more accessible. In this episode, Anna and Polly question where their happiness lies - however momentary - and why we’re struggling to celebrate people’s happiness in 2023.
Dr Martha on sibling rivalry and how to break the cycle
In this episode Anna opens up about the stress of her kids fighting constantly. How to break the sibling rivalry cycle. And how to regroup as a family when the fighting gets tough. Practical tips and emotional confessions abound in an episode that unites our brothers and sisters.
Dirty Mother Pukka is the intelligent, gritty, humorous podcast that airs the dirty laundry of its brilliant guests. Hosted by Anna Whitehouse AKA Mother Pukka, each week I’ll be uncovering the highs and lows of the humans behind the big names. Unfiltered. Unashamed. Unapologetic.
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