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We get it. Being a mom is full-on and full-time. Equal parts FUN and WTF. Our kids don’t come with instructions, and it’s ok if we don’t have all the answers. We’ll figure it out together. The best advice comes from our favorite experts and doctors, trusted mom friends, and learning on the job. Get your coffee — or wine! — and tune in to hear us spill it all. We got this. This is MOM BRAIN with Hilaria Baldwin and Daphne Oz.

29 Episodes
Spreading Autism Awareness With Dr. Thomas Frazier Of Autism Speaks
April is Autism Awareness Month and Hilaria and Daphne are joined by Chief Science Office at Autism Speaks, Dr. Thomas Frazier, PhD. He is responsible for the science portfolio, including grant-making, the MSSNG genomic research project and the Autism Treatment Network. As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Frazier has been involved for 11 years in evaluation, treatment and research focused on individuals with autism. Prior to joining Autism Speaks, he was the director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Autism and an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. He is a dad of 2 beautiful children one of which has Autism and intellectual disabilities.Over the past decade, Dr. Frazier has published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers and done numerous conference presentations. His research has focused on improving autism identification; developing and studying new treatment approaches; creating and refining measures for tracking autism symptoms and quality of life in individuals and families affected by autism; and translational studies of a genetic sub-group of individuals with autism and phosphatase and tensin homolog (PTEN) mutations.Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.Together, Dr. Frazier, Hilaria and Daphne discuss the signs to be aware of when looking at children who might have autism and things parents can do with their kids to test at home. Plus, raising awareness about autism and the many resources out there to help families with children on the autism spectrum at Things:Dr. Frazier:, Autism Cares Bill, Autism Speaks 100 Days KitDaphne: Monti Kids: Montessori program toys designed and safety tested for birth to age 3 and Malibu Non-Dairy Flax MilkHilaria: Elmhurst Non-Dairy Oat MilkEmail us with your questions at and follow us on Instagram, just search for @MomBrain. We answer a lot of your questions on there! Check out videos of our episodes on our new YouTube channel!
Class Is In Session With Dr. David Anderson -  Child Behavior Disorder Specialist
It's another episode chock full of detailed info for you, so break out the pen and paper and get ready to take some notes! David Anderson, PhD, is senior director of the ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center and the director of Programs at the Child Mind Institute. He specializes in evaluating and treating children and adolescents with ADHD and behavior disorders, and he also has broad experience with anxiety and mood disorders. His expertise includes cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), behavioral parent training, school-based consultation and classroom behavioral support. Dr. Anderson is devoted to ensuring that patients receive innovative, cutting-edge care tailored to each family’s specific needs.Together, Hilaria, Daphne and Dr. Anderson discuss different behavioral issues that many children face and how it's more important to equip parents with the strategies to address these issues, rather than change the way children behave, which almost always garners more positive results. Also, to push for parents to seek help from professionals and remove the stigma of seeking help with mental health and our kids. Plus, a look at ADHD and how to spot signs that actually point to whether or not a child may display behaviors that point to the disorder.Tools for parents mentioned by Dr. Anderson:Dr. Alan Kazdin's books The Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child and The Everyday Parenting Tool | IGAdditudemag.comDr. Russel Barclay books on managing ADHDSupport Legislation for Mental Health Parity LawFavorite Things:Daphne: Beauty Blender Cosmetic Sponge ApplicatorHilaria: Kids Iron On PatchesEmail us with your questions at and follow us on Instagram, just search for @MomBrain. We answer a lot of your questions on there!
We Got Schooled By Dr. Tovah Klein - The Toddler Whisperer
If you've got yourself a toddler, this is the episode for you. You're going to want to take notesHilaria & Daphne sat down with Tovah P. Klein, Ph.D. author of How Toddlers Thrive. She is the Director of the Barnard College Center for Toddler Development and a psychology professor at Barnard College, Columbia University. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and holds a doctorate in psychology from Duke University. She was a clinical fellow at Harvard University, Boston Children's Hospital and a visiting scholar at UCLA. She has been steeped in work with parents and toddlers for nearly three decades and considers the toddler-world a 'toddlertopia'.If all that isn't enough for you, she is referred to as the 'toddler whisperer' and finds humor an essential piece of parenthood. She conducts research on early development, including parenting challenges and work and family issues; children's play; sleep and separation; and child trauma. She writes for and is frequently quoted in the media, as well.Together they discuss things like time outs and giving toddlers healthy outlets for aggression, plus giving our children the leeway to discover themselves while still keeping boundaries and so much more!Favorite Things:Daphne: Arnica homeopathic Gel for sore muscles, Boiron Children's Cold Calm homeopathic cold relief, Oscillococcinum homeopathic flu relief.Hilaria: Taste Nirvana Coconut WaterKeep those emails coming to and follow us on Instagram, just search for @MomBrain. We answer a lot of your questions on there!
Comments (7)

krystal ortiz

I saw you on Rachel Ray and never did a podcast how does this work?

Apr 9th


I love you guys so much. Thank you spending your days doing this for all of us. I love this PODCAST!

Jan 21st

Kaylia Wright

haha I come from a Jamaican background and we do the same thing. this is what I'm cooking; u eat it, or u don't eat. simple. worked for my sis and I. and it works for my child too

Dec 31st

Dawn Myers

I love the content and the differing perspectives. You ladies shed light in places that most mom's feel they are completely alone in. Thank you!

Nov 7th

Sarah Rogers

your show is fantastic and helps normalize the "stuff" we go through as mommas ♡

Oct 19th


Thanks ladies,Love listening,What is the whole name of that silver spray?

Oct 13th

Lori Wheeler

thanks love this

Oct 11th
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