257: TV's Dr Zoe Williams on teenage girls, healthy farts and being a Gladiator!
Episode 186: Food Special with Melissa @fowlmouthsfood
185: Improv, God and Brazilians with Pippa Evans
We cover a wide range of topics, from Pippa's work on the 9 to 5 musical to why she thinks we should all learn to improvise. We talk about Pippa's role as the co-founder of the Sunday Assembly, and what it's like to have a teenage crush on Jesus. We round off with some tip top confessions involving waxing, shagging, and throwing up Quorn.
184: Sindy and Vanel Special
They tell us about their experience of having a baby six months into their relationship, and how they've been getting on in lockdown. Sindy talks about making the transition from being a single parent to having a partner, and Vanel explains how it was a random selfie that got them together in the first place. There are loads of laughs along the way, and we round off with one of the funniest Scummy Mummy Confessions we've ever heard.
183: Motherhood, drugs, Buddhism and Star Wars with Tanya Moodie
182: Jess Fostekew on food, comedy, and hairy tuppences
Jess tells us what it was like to be nominated for the Edinburgh comedy award, and we pretend to be happy for her. We discuss her excellent show, Hench, and the issues it raises around gender and body image.
181: Black Lives Matter Special with Jade Sullivan
We talk about Jade's role in the Black Lives Matter movement, and the brilliant piece she wrote about why we must speak up. You can read the full article at motherpukka.co.uk.
Lockdown Special: Helen's news, homeschooling, and hanging on in there
179: Helping kids with anxiety with Dr Angharad
178: Rob da Bank on festivals, fatherhood, and Mr Tumble
177: Dr Ranj - The Lost Episode
Episode 176: Colonialism, comedy, and raising teenagers with Njambi McGrath
175: Sex, strippers and LOLs with Cat and Nat
Greatest Hits VOL 3 - Steph Douglas, Simon London, Elle Wright
Greatest Hits VOL 3 features Simon London, who talks about his experience of being adopted as a black child by a white family. Steph Douglas, otherwise known as the boss of Don't Buy Her Flowers, talks about how having a third child has affected her relationship and sex life. And finally, author and influencer Elle Wright discusses love and laughter after the loss of her baby, Teddy. Since recording this episode, Elle has announced she is now pregnant, and Teddy will become a big brother in Summer 2020. We are thrilled for Elle and Nico and send our love
Greatest Hits VOL 2 - Mother Pukka, Afrosa Ahmed, Alice Evans, Dara O Briain
OLD GOLD! Let's take a trip back in time and enjoy some of our favourite bits from the archive. This selection of highlights is designed to give new listeners a taste of the Scummy Mummies Podcast, and old friends a good laugh all over again.
Greatest Hits VOL 2 features Anna Whitehouse, aka top influencer and flexible working campaigner Mother Pukka. We've got Afrosa Ahmed, who talks about being a Muslim in modern Britain, and wonders how she's supposed to stop terrorism when she can't even make her kids put their shoes on. Alice Evans talks about her experience of surviving cancer and having a mastectomy - honestly, it's funnier than it sounds. And there's some comedian called Dara O Briain, you might have seen him on the telly, he was in Have I Got News for You or something.
Greatest Hits VOL 1 - Jane Garvey, Shaun Dooley, Miles Jupp, Ellie's baby
174: Legal eagle special with Sarah Langford
Bonus episode: Corona Special with Dr Angharad Rudkin
Episode 173: Sofie Hagen on fat activism and being funny
She tells us all about how a need for revenge initially inspired her move from Denmark to the UK. We hear how she feels about Brexit, and learn some mindblowing things about a feet-themed website and the world's best mayor. Then it's time for some chat about Sofie's role in the fat liberation movement, and why she's not a big fan of body positivity.
Episode 172: Getting Outdoors with Julia Bradbury
We talk about her love of walking and her favourite places to visit in England, and try to persuade her to come to Catford. There's some parenting chat - Julia discusses her experience of going through IVF, along with the pros and cons of being an older mum. We find out about her biggest parenting challenge, and hear some very scummy confessions. Plus, we play a stupid game, and Ellie offends an entire nation.
Episode 171: Fashion Special with @Doesmybumlook40 and @style_mum
We talk all things fashion, from predictions for what this year’s Zara spotty dress will be to our favourite jogging bottoms. Plus we find out which essential items it’s worth investing in.
Episode 170: Comedy, Gay Parenting and IVF with Jen Brister
Listen to Jen chat about being a gay parent and mum of twins, while becoming increasingly desperate for a piss. Will we be rescued in time, or will Jen be forced to wee in Ellie's son's fireman's bucket? Tune in to find out and enjoy some exciting cameos. Do listen right to the end for a surprising twist.
Episode 169: Kate Thornton Special
Episode 168: Jane Garvey and Fi Glover - Fortunately Special
They tell us about their award-winning podcast, Fortunately. We get some advice on raising teenagers, including how honest we should be with kids about our own teenage years, and how to handle them going off to university.
Episode 167: Sareta Fontaine on blogging, screentime and online safety
Episode 166: Christmas 2019 with the usual idiots
As is tradition, we discuss whether the snowman actually does bring the snow, wish Linda a happy birthday, and review some ham. We talk about our highlights of the year, including getting breathalysed and pissing in a pub car park.
Episode 165: Louise Pentland and Brummy Mummy of 2 - LIVE in Birmingham
This episode was recorded LIVE at the Birmingham Podcast Festival in front of an actual audience. We cover everything from Brazilians and body image to managing the work-life balance.
Episode 164: How to Have More Orgasms with The Hotbed Collective
Episode 163: Rosie Ramsey on relationships, Strictly and Instagram
Episode 162: Feminism and Climate Change Special with Clementine Ford
There's some chat about motherhood, and Clementine explains how the experience of giving birth strengthened her commitment to fighting for abortion rights. We get some practical advice about raising our children to be feminists and the best baby shower gift you can give, plus we discover an unexpected link between Brussel sprouts and anal sex.
Episode 161: Tess Daly Special
Our guest for this episode is TV legend Tess Daly! She tells us how she went from getting spotted outside McDonald's to hosting Strictly Come Dancing.
We talk about her strategies for raising two kids, from teaching babies to sleep to dealing with teenagers, and how she tries to balance work and family. There's also some chat about internet safety, and Tess's work with the NSPCC and O2. For more on that topic, go to net-aware.org.uk.
Episode 160: Money Special
She tells us all about rainchq, the company she set up to close the gender investing gap. We find out what women need to know about investing, and how Davinia's entire career was inspired by Working Girl.
Episode 159: Konnie Huq on life hacks, books and Blockbusters
Then it's time for Huq's life hacks, including an innovative way of hiding grey hairs. She share some showbiz stories about being attacked by East 17's dog, and going on Blockbusters with a member of Boyzone. (As promised, we can reveal the member in question was Keith Duffy.)
Episode 158: Arabella Weir on feminism, friendship, and f***ing teenagers
Our guest for this episode is comedy legend Arabella Weir! She tells us about being a single mum, dealing with teenagers, and how to survive being in the PTA.
There's some general chat about her career and the challenges of being a comedian who happens to own a vagina. We manage not to ask her if our bums look big in this, but we do find out about her time in The Fast Show, and how she feels about that catchphrase now.
Episode 157: Craft Special with Emma Scott-Child
We also discuss her career, which has spanned everything from working for Damien Hirst to designing erotic magazines and dog poo bags. Other topics include what it's like to run a business with your husband, and how to cope when your youngest child starts school.
Episode 156: Nadiya Hussain off of the Bake-Off
She tells us what her kids think of celebrity lifestyle, and what it was like to bake a birthday cake for the Queen. We find out how many fish fingers she can eat in a row, and Nadiya shares some great life hacks for batch cooking, using up potato peelings and making mushy peas more exciting. We find out a way to hack pickled eggs that will change your life.
Episode 155: Simon London on adoption, racism, and Twiggy
He tells us about being adopted at the age of eight, and what it was like to go from a children's home to boarding school. We hear about some of the racism he's faced over the course of his life, and the advice he's giving his son about growing up as a mixed race child.