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Advice from Mom

By Rebecca Garza-Bortman

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Advice from Mom is a podcast and cross-generational effort to answer life's big questions. Featured as “new and noteworthy” on Apple Podcasts and included on NPR's The Big Listen, Advice from Mom is an advice-column show hosted by Rebecca Garza-Bortman featuring listener letters and the advice and stories of her mother, Elizabeth Skibinski-Bortman, PhD. Affectionately known on the show as “Momma B”, Dr. Bortman is a small-town family therapist “on a one-woman mission to mother a mentally healthy world.” Each episode, this mother-daughter duo explores questions sent in by their listeners with the help of a series of guest experts. They have recorded advice with actress & SNL alum, Michaela Watkins; artist and graphic journalist, Wendy MacNaughton; and NPR's The Kitchen Sisters, as well as crisis counselors, authors, and wise creative professionals of all sorts. This podcast is founded on the belief that we need our mothers like we never have before. Not just our own mothers, but the mothers of the world. Anyone can submit a question at

Customer Reviews

so much love

I really do love listening, taking notes, and doing assignments from this podcast. I appreciate how much I've learned from this podcast. I also love the other podcasts this one has introduced me to.

A Creative and Quirky Advice-Cream Cone

Took me a while to start listening given that I follow one of the hosts and took early note of the amazing guest gets that were Michaela Watkins and Esther Perel, but I’ve been binging to catch up and am thoroughly impressed by the production quality and heartfelt storytelling and psych analysis of Advice from Mom. Rebecca is a character for sure, and I gotta say, thanks to her jingles, this is one of the only podcasts of two dozen+ I follow where I don’t skip through the ads! Mama B is a delightful Midwesterner and the mother-daughter bond between these two makes me miss my own mom. Out loud gasps and tears for the ongoing Dr. T series. Looking forward to more episodes from you ladies!

A Generous Gift

This podcast is a generous gift to the world.

Advice from Mom
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  • Category: Health
  • Language: English

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