Episode 49: Motherhood + Loneliness



On today’s episode of the Coffee + Crumbs podcast, we approach a topic that every mother has likely faced at some point: loneliness. In this honest conversation, we unpack why motherhood in particular feels so isolating sometimes and ask ourselves, how can we be good friends even when we feel lonely ourselves? Whether you’re new to motherhood altogether, or a veteran mom who hasn’t found her tribe yet, we hope you can relate to this vulnerable conversation and walk away inspired to put yourself out there. Plus, you’ll get to hear how Indiana and Katie (our podcast producer) met over a very glamorous matchmaking scheme in the middle of Costco. If you only get one thing from this episode, let it be this: even in your loneliness, you are not alone.

Show Notes

Thank you to our episode sponsors: 

Grove Collaborative provides eco-friendly and non-toxic home care products. They make it easy to discover the best products for your family and your home and help make sure you never run out of your favorites. Our listeners will get a $30 Mrs. Meyer’s gift set for free, a free 60 day VIP membership AND a bonus gift when you sign up and place an order of $20 or more. Visit www.grove.co/coffee to get started today!

Leggings are SO much more than workout clothes. Great leggings are truly a necessity—but that doesn’t mean they should cost a fortune. That’s why Indiana is so happy to have found Fabletics.com! Become a VIP and get 2 pairs of amazing leggings for only $24! They're the world's best leggings. Join at www.fabletics.com/coffee

Mentioned in this episode:

How it feels listening to podcasts

Book: Never Unfriended

Past episode: Motherhood + Social Media

Recommendations + Resources:

The Less I Bring | Coffee + Crumbs essay

Fail-Safe Friends | Coffee + Crumbs essay

Velveeta + Vulnerability | Coffee + Crumbs essay

Being The Village | Coffee + Crumbs essay

Getting Her Number | Coffee + Crumbs essay

Book: Women are Scary: The Totally Awkward Adventure of Finding Mom Friends

Past episode (season 1): Making Mom Friends with Melanie Dale


Peanut - app to meet moms

Show credits: 

Hosted by Indiana Adams, Ashlee Gadd, and April Hoss, produced by Katie Leipprandt, edited by Kyle Cummings.

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