Host Katherine Goldstein talks candidly with Senior Producer Rachel McCarthy about her life's own plot twists since season 1 as she prepares for big changes in her own family. She also discusses how the themes of the season have influenced her, her maternity leave plans, and the future of The Double Shift. Thanks: Barkbox: Go to barkbox.com/DOUBLESHIFT for at free extra toy with your subscription. Honeybook: Go to honeybook.com/doubleshift for 50% your first year. Don’t forget to become a member of The Double Shift! It starts at $5/mo. thedoubleshift.com/join
After giving birth to five children, Ted Rau now identifies as a transgender man, and he’s created a life outside the single family model by raising his kids in co-housing. His story presents a fascinating and nuanced take on community, gender and motherhood. Thanks to our sponsors: Go to YourSuper.com and get 15% off with promo code DOUBLESHIFT at checkout. Thanks for becoming a member of The Double Shift! Go to thedoubleshift.com/join to become a member today. It starts at $5/mo.
We've headed to Canada to highlight families making their own rules. First up, Sarah MacDonald, who's raising her kids with a queer man she found through a co-parenting "dating" site, and Natasha Bahkt and Lynda Collins, who've never been a couple and are jointly parenting a child with special needs. Honeybook: Honeybook.com/doubleshift for 50% off your first year. Thrive Causemetics: Go to thrivecausemetics.com/doubleshift for 15% off first purchase Become a member! Go to thedoubleshift.com/join.
In Nataly Antar’s Orthrodox Jewish marriage, her husband worked while she cooked, cleaned, and took care of their young children. Nataly assumed her divorce would be just as traditional. She was wrong. In this episode, we explore what it means to be a "good" and fulfilled mother when you have no legal custody over your own children. Thirdlove: Go to Thirdlove.com/doubleshift for 15% off your first order. Rothys: Go to Rothys.com/doubleshift to get your new favorite flats.
Maria Ramirez was a straight-A high school senior gunning for the Ivy League when she found out she was pregnant. Her journey to college graduation was filled with huge personal and financial obstacles, until she found a program that viewed motherhood as a role to be supported, not stigmatized. Our Sponsors: For 15% off, go to YourSuper.com and use the code DOUBLESHIFT Honeybook.com/doubleshift for 50% your first year.