Breeder’s Digest Podcast
Episode 10: Mothers on the brink

Episode 10: Mothers on the brink

April 18, 2019

The wheels are falling off under the strain of All The Things. This week Bec and Jane are jaded, smelly and barely able to form a sentence let alone present a well-structured podcast. This week's Breeder's Digest is an intriguing look into the minds of two mothers on the edge. Join them as they garble their way through:

  • A harrowing tale of a child and husband abandoned in a supermarket carpark
  • The cute/weird nicknames we give our little humans while they're still in utero
  • Bec's attempt to shove an entire* easter egg into her gob
  • The secret behind the mystery siren George keeps activating on Bec's phone

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* actually just half an egg, but that doesn't sound as impressive

Episode 9: Are the Wiggles low-key racist?

Episode 9: Are the Wiggles low-key racist?

March 30, 2019

We're shaking things up on Breeder's Digest this week! We're not beholden to anyone so we're going rogue, ditching the stale segment format and flying where the wind takes us! This week on the pod:

- Is burning essential oils in schools really essential?

- Are the Wiggles low-key racist, and which Wiggle reigns supreme?

- In fear of ball pits: will our kids catch their death or are we Paranoid Paulas?

- Plus we reveal some deep dark secrets that we definitely didn't intend to reveal live-on-pod

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When Insta-parenting stops being fun

When Insta-parenting stops being fun

March 12, 2019

This week on Breeder’s Digest, Jane returns from a blissful child-free honeymoon and Bec survives Sadie’s first birthday. The pair regroup to have some very important and totally unimportant chats about parenting. This week on the podcast:

On yer face: Is the new viral thread of throwing cheese at your baby’s face funny or cruel?

Skin tags: Weird ways our bodies change after pregnancy that no one warned us about

Breaking up with insta: When insta-parenting is more complication than connection

Top 5: Worst things you can do to another parent

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Playing favourites with your kids

Playing favourites with your kids

February 28, 2019

The rubbish truck is doing the rounds, the dishwasher is halfway through a cycle, and this week we're sitting at Bec's dining table to talk about the fortnight that was along with other pressing parenting issues like...

What's that smell?: When is it okay to change a stinky nappy in public?

- I can never use Schwarzkopf again: How pregnancy screws up your senses

- Playing favourites: We all do it, whether we admit it or not

Top 5: Things we said we'd never do as parents (but totally do)

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Funny tales from the delivery suite

Funny tales from the delivery suite

February 12, 2019

Here's an early Valentine's gift from us to you, dear listener. Spoiler alert, it's a podcast.

This week we're on the energy drinks because #mumlife, so take a sip of taurine and dive into pod where we discuss...

Here comes the tickle monster: Is Russell Brand right when he says we shouldn't tickle kids?

- "You should've seen my brother-in-law's face": Hilarious labour tales

- Are you gonna die Mum?: Talking to kids about death 

Top 5: Best things about being pregnant

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When you love your child but hate parenting

When you love your child but hate parenting

January 29, 2019

We haven't perspired this much since we last installed carseats, but despite the heat we're back to bring you more chats about that #parentgrind. This week...

Family planning: Things to consider before deciding if you want more kids

Lifecycle of Pinworms: Weird stuff parents google 

- What's wrong with me?: When you love your child but hate parenting 

Top 5: Worst places for a kid in undies to have a code brown

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Fighting in front of kids ~ Activities we dread ~ Trying to love our post babe bods

Fighting in front of kids ~ Activities we dread ~ Trying to love our post babe bods

January 15, 2019

New year, same old us. Fresh from the seaside with our cars full of sand and our shoulders emblazoned with tan lines, this week we're talking:

Fighting in front of kids: Forever damaging or an opportunity to model positive conflict resolution?

- Craft-free Zone: Games and activities we dread doing with our kids

I love you I hate you: Learning to deal with our post baby bodies

Top 5: Reasons why going to the beach with kids SUCKS

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A web of xmas lies ~ Friendships post kids ~ Hormonal tearjerkers

A web of xmas lies ~ Friendships post kids ~ Hormonal tearjerkers

December 11, 2018

This week on Breeder's Digest we gather round the Christmas tree to contemplate life, love, laughter and parenting. Actually, just parenting. Join us as we babble about:

Xmas Lies: What happens when the Santa story turns into deceit and betrayal

Friendship after kids: Can we afford to be fussy?

- Hey! That's my kid: Parental milestones robbed from us by friends and family

Top 5: Things we cry about since having kids

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Haughty Hairdresser ~ School Prizegiving ~ Hospital Bag Lols

Haughty Hairdresser ~ School Prizegiving ~ Hospital Bag Lols

November 27, 2018

This week on Breeder's Digest, we're diving into the washing pile to bring you crucial chat from the other side of the delivery  suite, including:

Haughty Hairdresser: An Auckland hair salon turns away one of its young clients

School Prizegiving: How do they affect the confidence of our kids?

Hospital Bag Lols: What did you pack for labour that now make you laugh?

Top 5: Things we dread doing with our children

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Toy guns ~ Sharenting ~ Weird stuff in the wash

Toy guns ~ Sharenting ~ Weird stuff in the wash

November 14, 2018

We're back! Finally the Breeder's Digest parenting podcast returns after a lengthy hiatus. This week we welcome new co-host Bec Whitley and gather around the porridge-encrusted dining table to discuss:

- Toy weapons: A bit of harmless fun or a gateway to violence?

- Sharenting: Are we disrespecting our kids' privacy by sharing our lives online? 

- Washing Woes: You tell us the weird things you've accidentally run through the washing machine

- Top 5: Reasons to have kids

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