I Don't Know How She Does It

I Don't Know How She Does It

Australia

Have you ever looked at another women and thought "how does she do it?" This podcast will answer that question. It's conversations with some of the busiest women we know. We'll hear the tips and strategies, from balancing children and budgets, to their career and health. For every woman who has looked at another woman and wondered "how does she manage her life?", this is your podcast.

Episodes

Caroline Overington Changed Oprah's Life  

Bestselling author and Walkley award-winning journalist Caroline Overington has interviewed many important one-named women in her life. Women like Oprah, Hilary and Ellen. She has been a foreign correspondent in New York and in Hollywood; raised twins, and has written twelve books, including some prize winners, all in just four hours a week. How does she do it? She shares with us her tips on study, friends, love, raising teens, and what to do if your little kid stumbles across porn. And her practical tips on working from home are some of the best we've heard.

Show notes

Your host is Alissa Warren

With thanks to Caroline Overington.

Her latest book is The Lucky One published by HarperCollins

You can buy any book mentioned on our podcasts from iBooks at apple.co/mamamia, where you can also subscribe to all our other shows in one place.

This podcast was produced by Kelly Glover for the Mamamia Podcast Network. 

Executive Producer of Podcasts is Monique Bowley

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

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Julie Goodwin Is A MasterMum  

She was a mum of three running a family business when life for Julie Goodwin flipped faster than a fried egg.

Since she won the inaugural Masterchef competition, she's left the IT company she was running with her husband and traded it all to star on TV, write books, build a cooking school, write countless recipes for the Australian Women's Weekly, and host a breakfast radio show. AND cooks dinner for the kids at night.

It's a life that comes with a 3:40am alarm clock. And she sill cooks dinner for the kids at night.

So how does she stay same? How does keep her family organised?  With three hungry teenage boys will she EVER have a clean kitchen again? Let's find out.

Show notes

Your host is Alissa Warren

With thanks to Julie Goodwin

Her Essential cookbook is out now

Her most Googled recipes:

Rissoles

Tuna Mornay

This podcast was produced by Monique Bowley for the Mamamia Podcast Network. 

Executive Producer of Podcasts is Monique Bowley

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

You can buy any book mentioned on our podcasts from iBooks at apple.co/mamamia, where you can also subscribe to all our other shows in one place.

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The Vogue Fashion Editor Who Had Two Sets Of Twins in Two Years.  

Kate Darvill lives an incredibly fashionable life. It just takes a bloody lot of work to get there. With four children under four, that's a lot of sticky fingers on your designer threads. Kate shares how motherhood made her better at her job, how she gets four kids to bed and the secret to kid-proof dressing (hint: it involves a lot of black and baby wipes.) And yes, she shares a glimpse inside the glamorous world of the Vogue offices. It's voyeurism at its most stylish. 

Show notes

Your host is Alissa Warren

This podcast was produced by Rachel Wagner for the Mamamia Podcast Network. 

Executive Producer of Podcasts is Monique Bowley

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

You can buy any book mentioned on our podcasts from iBooks at apple.co/mamamia, where you can also subscribe to all our other shows in one place.

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Deb Knight did 14 rounds of IVF and then had a baby naturally.  

Journalist Deb Knight has been to Guantanamo Bay, covered September 11 and hosts a live breakfast TV show every weekend.  She also did fourteen rounds of IVF to get her two babies. Then at 42, when she thought she was entering menopause, out of nowhere, she had a biological baby. This is a warm, and down-to-earth interview with one of Australian TV's favourite women.

Show notes

Your host is Alissa Warren

This podcast is brought to you by Genea, World Leading Fertility.

This podcast was produced by Rachel Wagner and Kelly Glover for the Mamamia Podcast Network. 

Executive Producer of Podcasts is Monique Bowley

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

You can buy any book mentioned on our podcasts from iBooks at apple.co/mamamia, where you can also subscribe to all our other shows in one place.

Let us know what you thought of this show or suggest another guest via email podcast@mamamia.com.au

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or join the conversation on facebook.

Amity Dry: Mother, Wife  and a Complicated Life  

Amity Dry was a contestant on the first ever season of The Block along with her husband Phil, and came back as an Allstar in 2013 to win it. In this episode of I Don't Know How She Does It, Amity and shares with us how to make your house look like it's off The Block on a super tight budget. We also speak about her life as a singer/; songwriter and hit musicals Mother, Wife and the Complicated Life and 39 for Ever. Plus, Amity's battle with Botox, do you or don't you? 

Show notes

Your host is Alissa Warren

This podcast was produced by Kelly Glover for the Mamamia Podcast Network. 

Executive Producer of Podcasts is Monique Bowley

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

You can buy any book mentioned on our podcasts from iBooks at apple.co/mamamia, where you can also subscribe to all our other shows in one place.

Let us know what you thought of this show or suggest another guest via email podcast@mamamia.com.au

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I Don't Poh How She Does It  

She is a well-known Australian who is referred to by just one name kind of like Madonna or Kylie. She is Poh! The cheeky and creative cook stole our hearts in the very first MasterChef 8 years ago and has since written cookbooks, a children's book, hosted TV shows, and opened her Adelaide based bakery, Jamface.

In this episode of I Don't Know How She Does It Poh talks about not having a routine, her guilt over having a cleaner, how her makeup routine changed after turning forty, the concept of living life in slow-mo, and what the Masterchef judges are really like. 

 

Show notes

Your host is Alissa Warren

This podcast was produced by Kelly Glover for the Mamamia Podcast Network. 

Executive Producer of Podcasts is Monique Bowley

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

You can buy any book mentioned on our podcasts from iBooks at apple.co/mamamia, where you can also subscribe to all our other shows in one place.

Let us know what you thought of this show or suggest another guest via email podcast@mamamia.com.au

tweet us @mamamiapodcasts

or join the conversation on facebook.

Libby Trickett's biggest challenge was a baby who never slept.  

With 24 gold medals to her name and a bunch of broken world records, Libby Trickett is adored by Australia. But when she hung up the goggles in 2009, it wasn't the last we saw of the swimmer. She hit the pool again, then retired a second time, and instead of slowing down, she sped up. She gave birth to a baby girl, Poppy, but things got tough. Libby shares how she lost her identity as a new mother, struggled with her career ending and how she eventually discovered that the only way to make it through, was just to get back in that water. This is no ordinary I Don’t Know How She Does It. It’s a beautiful reminder that the people who look like they have it all together, are often just as lost as the rest of us. But you can always pull yourself back up.

Show notes

Your host is Alissa Warren

With thanks to Libby Trickett

This podcast was produced by Rachel Wagner for the Mamamia Podcast Network. 

Executive Producer of Podcasts is Monique Bowley

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

You can buy any book mentioned on our podcasts from iBooks at apple.co/mamamia, where you can also subscribe to all our other shows in one place.

Let us know what you thought of this show or suggest another guest via email podcast@mamamia.com.au

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or join the conversation on facebook.

Long  Shots and Long Blacks: The Unorthodox Life of Ellyse Perry.  

Ellyse Perry is kicking goals. Literally. At 16-years-old, she debuted for the Australian women's national soccer team. And she tore up the field. But it seems an international football career intermingled with high school education wasn't enough on the adrenaline front... because within weeks, Ellyse also debuted for the Australian cricket team. What were you doing at 16? I bet it wasn't representing your country in two sports at an International level. Now married, and at the absolute peak of her sporting career, Ellyse and her Australian Wallaby husband Matt Toomua have decided to open a coffee shop. Because why not. 

Show Notes:

Your host is Alissa Warren.

With thanks to Ellyse Perry.

This podcast was brought to you by Australian Dairy. Legendairy. 

This podcast was produced by Rachel Wagner for the Mamamia Podcast Network. 

Executive Producer of Podcasts is Monique Bowley.

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

You can buy any book mentioned on our podcasts from iBooks at apple.co/mamamia, where you can also subscribe to all our other shows in one place.

Let us know what you thought of this show or suggest another guest via email podcast@mamamia.com.au

tweet us @mamamiapodcasts

or join the conversation on facebook.

Gemma Sisia: Four Kids, 1800 Students, and 12,000 kms from home.  

When Gemma Sisia got on a plane, leaving the family farm for Africa, she thought she would go on safari, do some volunteering and return home to Australia. Instead, she fell in love. With Africa, with its people and with a man. Inspired to help the people of Tanzania, Gemma founded a private school with just $10 and three students. From there, St Jude's has grown to educate more than 1800 African children and many have gone on to study law, medicine and engineering. Now a mum to four Gemma shares what day-to-day life looks like in Africa - a country that resembles a simpler time, where kids are raised by a community, weekends are spent camping with lions and tigers and 'screen-time' is a foreign concept.

Show notes

Your host is Alissa Warren

With thanks to Gemma Sisia and Winrose Mollel

You can donate to the School of St Jude here.

This podcast was produced by Rachel Wagner for the Mamamia Podcast Network. 

Executive Producer of Podcasts is Monique Bowley

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

You can buy any book mentioned on our podcasts from iBooks at apple.co/mamamia, where you can also subscribe to all our other shows in one place.

Let us know what you thought of this show or suggest another guest via email podcast@mamamia.com.au

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or join the conversation on facebook.

Daisy Pearce: From Midwife to the Midfield.  

The Melbourne Dees captain is a woman of contradictions. She’s a tough footy player who loves a tackle, but she also meditates and does Pilates in the off season. She made the switch from catching babies as a midwife to catching balls on the footy field and now Daisy is living out her childhood fantasy. She shares her game day superstitions, the craziest stories from the birthing suite and the sleep hack you’ll be trying tonight.

Show notes

Your host is Alissa Warren

With thanks to Daisy Pearce

This podcast was brought to you by Australian Dairy. Legendairy. 

This podcast was produced by Rachel Wagner for the Mamamia Podcast Network. 

Executive Producer of Podcasts is Monique Bowley

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

You can buy any book mentioned on our podcasts from iBooks at apple.co/mamamia, where you can also subscribe to all our other shows in one place.

Let us know what you thought of this show or suggest another guest via email podcast@mamamia.com.au

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The Woman Who Walked Herself out of a Mid-Wife Crisis.  

Have you ever dreamed of exploring the world, scaling cliffs or dancing on a glacier, only to come back down to earth when you realised you have to go to work and get the kids to school? Di Westaway is the inspiration you need. Discontent with her life, marriage and body, Di overhauled her life and fitness, challenging herself to climb her first mountain at 42. She’s a mother of three, an author and a world record holder in something very unusual... She founded Wild Women on Top and established charity walk Coastrek to encourage Australians to get off the couch, connect with nature and lead a more adventurous life.

Show notes

Your host is Alissa Warren

With thanks to Di Westaway. 

You can buy Di's new book here and follow her adventures on her incredible Instagram account here

This podcast was produced by Rachel Wagner for the Mamamia Podcast Network. 

Executive Producer of Podcasts is Monique Bowley

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

You can buy any book mentioned on our podcasts from iBooks at apple.co/mamamia, where you can also subscribe to all our other shows in one place.

Let us know what you thought of this show or suggest another guest via email podcast@mamamia.com.au

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Six kids and no sleep: the life of Dr Ginni Mansberg  

With kids living under her roof aged 11-24, Dr Ginni Mansberg is in a constant state of triage. This Wonder Woman is not just a GP, she’s also a well-respected TV doctor, worked in a methadone clinic and was even a political advisor to Joe Hockey (after watching West Wing she thought, why not?) She reveals the trick to getting enough sleep, the secret to making a blended family work and she puts the evil stepmother myth to bed for good. 

Show notes

Your host is Alissa Warren

With thanks to Dr Ginni Mansberg.

This podcast was brought to you by Australian Dairy. Legendairy. 

This podcast was produced by Rachel Wagner for the Mamamia Podcast Network. 

Executive Producer of Podcasts is Monique Bowley

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

You can buy any book mentioned on our podcasts from iBooks at apple.co/mamamia, where you can also subscribe to all our other shows in one place.

Let us know what you thought of this show or suggest another guest via email podcast@mamamia.com.au

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Edwina Bartholomew: How to Keep Friends and Alienate Celebrities  

Her day starts at 3am when the rest of the world is still fast asleep.  The Sunrise presenter has already been on the job for five hours before you've even dragged your butt to your desk. But when she's not at work, Edwina is happiest slowing down and breathing in the country air at the farm she brought with her partner Neil. In this interview she shares her tips for maintaining relationships on the road, why she quit the booze, whether those rumours about a feud with Sam Armytage are true, and how it felt to get snubbed by Mel Gibson. 

Show notes

Your host is Alissa Warren

With thanks to Edwina Bartholomew.

This podcast was produced by Rachel Wagner for the Mamamia Podcast Network. 

Executive Producer of Podcasts is Monique Bowley

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

You can buy any book mentioned on our podcasts from iBooks at apple.co/mamamia, where you can also subscribe to all our other shows in one place.

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Jessica Smith: motherhood with one arm.  

Getting yourself out of bed and out the door every morning is hard enough without factoring in another little human. But for this mum, that’s just scraping the surface. Imagine doing all that, with only one arm to pull on your jeans, pour a bowl of cereal and wrangle a wriggling toddler, Jessica Smith Paralympian swimmer, a children's book author, a speaker and a staunch advocate for positive body image. Jess answers every question we have about how she gets things done, from how she learned to love her body to how she changes a dirty nappy and cares for her beautiful daughter Ayla.

Show notes

Your host is Alissa Warren

With thanks to Jessica Smith.

This podcast was brought to you by Australian Dairy. Legendairy. 

This podcast was produced by Rachel Wagner for the Mamamia Podcast Network. 

Executive Producer of Podcasts is Monique Bowley

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

You can buy any book mentioned on our podcasts from iBooks at apple.co/mamamia, where you can also subscribe to all our other shows in one place.

Let us know what you thought of this show or suggest another guest via email podcast@mamamia.com.au

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Janine Allis: mother-of-four and accidental entrepreneur  

From an idea hatched on the kitchen table in the suburbs of Melbourne, to an empire of 350 stores, Janine Allis brought Boost Juice to the world. Now, the mother-of-four shares what it took to build her success. From ditching friendship and mother guilt, to attitudes towards long hours at work, it's a lesson in what makes high-performers succeed. This candid conversation looks at the sacrifices she made to make her business a success, the regular sanity checks that keep her feet firmly on the ground, and how family is at the heart of it all.

Show notes

Your host is Alissa Warren

With thanks to Janine Allis 

This podcast was produced by Rachel Wagner for the Mamamia Podcast Network. 

Executive Producer of Podcasts is Monique Bowley

Head of Entertainment is Holly Wainwright.

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

You can buy Janine's book, The Accidental Entrepreneur, from our iBooks store at apple.co/mamamia.

Let us know what you thought of this show or suggest another guest via email podcast@mamamia.com.au

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The single mum teaching women to get smart about money  

Canna Campbell is good at money. Real good. And she wants other women to get good at it too. The financial planner and single mum behind the website sugarmama.tv talks starting her own business, nailing mornings, and how she saved $32,000 in a year by making tiny, tiny changes to her life. Canna proves that financial advice doesn't have to be all unsexy scrimping and fusty frugality; you just have to take control of your pay wave and get smart about savings. 

This episode will have you jumping out of bed at 5am, paying for things with cash, and looking at money very differently. 

Shownotes

Your host is Jacqueline Lunn.

With thanks to Canna Campbell

This podcast was brought to you by AFL Active.

This podcast was produced by Rachel Wagner for the Mamamia Podcast Network. 

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

You can buy any book mentioned on our podcasts from iBooks at apple.co/mamamia, where you can also subscribe to all our other shows in one place.

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Sallyanne Atkinson thinks a woman's place is in the boardroom.  

Sallyanne Atkinson never set out to be a feminist trailblazer, she just refused to let conventions and expectations stop her from doing what she wanted to do. When things got tough, the mother of five just got on with it. Caught in a council meeting? Tell them you're leaving at five to put dinner on. Need to get the kids vaccinated? Do it at night. Brisbane's first female Lord Mayor talks juggling her political career with three children under two and a quarter, getting sacked for being pregnant, and being called Tinkerbell by her political opponent. Sallyanne has three quarters of a century of wisdom and countless years of experience in the business, politics and journalism spheres. And now, she's sharing the things she thinks all young women should know. 

Shownotes

Your host is Holly Wainwright.

With thanks to Sallyanne Atkinson AO

This podcast was produced by Rachel Wagner for the Mamamia Podcast Network. 

Sallyanne's new book No Job For a Woman is out now. You can find it here.

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

You can buy any book mentioned on our podcasts from iBooks at apple.co/mamamia, where you can also subscribe to all our other shows in one place.

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Naomi Simson doesn't get mum guilt.  

How does the RedBalloon founder do it all? By being a shark - at the top of Australia's business food chain. She's a entrepreneur, author, mentor, judge on Channel 10's Shark Tank, blogger, speaker an influencer with more than 1.5 million Linked In followers and a mother. Notoriously private about her home life, the Red Shark provides a glimpse into the early days of RedBalloon when she had 9 employees sandwiched in her front room and the kids at work blowing up balloons. She shares why she doesn't get mum guilt and why she doesn't care if her children are happy. It sounds harsh, but it makes perfect sense. 

Show Notes

Your host is Holly Wainwright.

Thanks to Naomi Simson

This podcast was produced by Rachel Wagner. 

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

If you want to or subscribe to I Don't Know How She Does It go to apple.co/mamamia, where you will find all of Mamamia’s podcasts, as well as any book we ever talk about on any of our shows in one place.

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By Popular Demand: How does Rebecca Judd do it?  

This episode was our most popular of 2016 so we're bringing it back for a summer revival.

It's been a big year for I Don't Know How She Does It. The show was named one of iTunes' classic podcasts of 2016. But it's also been a big year for Bec Judd, who recently gave birth to twin boys. She's a woman who wears a heck of a lot of hats. From mother, to business owner, to weather presenter to model, Rebecca Judd has a lot going on. She's also one of the most down-to-earth people there is.

In this frank and interesting interview, Rebecca Judd talks to Holly Wainwright about how she gets everything done, and still has time for family time in the Judd spa after a days work. 

Show Notes

Your host is Holly Wainwright

With thanks to Rebecca Judd. Follow her blog here.

This podcast was produced by Elissa Ratliff and Holly Wainwright

Please give this show a rating on itunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

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Rachael Finch is not a part-time parent.  

Activated bee pollen in the morning, a coffee or two, family time, then back to bed for ten hours sleep. It's hard to believe we have the same number of hours in the day as model, author, brand ambassador and certified health coach Rachael Finch. Now eight months pregnant, the glowing new mum to be shares why her three year old daughter doesn’t go to daycare and debunks those rumours that she’s a part-time parent. 

Show Notes

Your host is Holly Wainwright.

Thanks to Rachael Finch

This podcast was produced by Rachel Wagner. 

Please give this show a rating on iTunes and leave a review; it helps more people to find it!

If you want to or subscribe to I Don't Know How She Does It or buy Nikki's new book Hexenhaus, go to apple.co/mamamia, where you will find all of Mamamia’s podcasts, as well as any book we ever talk about on any of our shows in one place.

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