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That's Total Mom Sense

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There's no hood like parenthood. Kanika Chadda Gupta, a seasoned CNN television journalist, podcaster, and mother of three (including twins), aims to give credit where it's often overlooked - the lasting impact of living your purpose and modeling that for the next generation. She hosts the popular podcast That's Total Mom Sense, where she interviews public figures on their life lessons, parenting journey, and legacy. Guests include Chelsea Clinton, Kelly Rowland, Bobbi Brown, America Ferrera, Daphne Oz, Sarah Harden, Rebecca Minkoff, Reshma Saujani, and Shannon Lee. She has worked in partnership with the March of Dimes, Mom 2.0, Mother Honestly, and the White House. Her show garnered over 1 million digital streams last year and Kanika has been featured in Forbes and on ABC, NBC, Fox, and Thrive Global.

Copyright: © 2023 That's Total Mom Sense with Kanika Chadda-Gupta


REPLAY: Chelsea Clinton: Raising Kids to Change the World

28m · Published 05 Apr 08:30
Chelsea Clinton, former first daughter, author, philanthropist, and mother of three, joins Kanika Chadda Gupta to discuss her life at the White House, the challenges and joys of parenting multiples, and how she aims to galvanize children of all ages to make an impact in their communities. Meet My Guest: Twitter:@ChelseaClinton Facebook:/chelseaclinton Apple TV:Gutsy Book:Welcome to the Big Kids Club Billboard Hoardings:Download on WeTransfer Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Audrey Wisch: Unlocking Potential in K-12 Students Worldwide

37m · Published 28 Mar 07:30
How do we help K-12 students hone their passions outside of the school curricula (e.g. learning to code their own video game instead of just playing them?) Founder & CEO and Forbes 30 under 30 Audrey Wisch has the answer - mentorship.Much like trailblazers before her like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg, Audrey dropped out of Stanford to found Curious Cardinals. The ed tech startup has become a runaway success mobilizing peers to inspire K-12 students to discover their passions. With her vision to unlock students' potential through personalized mentorship, she raised $700k in her first year and went on to raise $6.8m in venture funding. On this episode, she shares how she bootstrapped her idea, has helped countless students thrive in school and get accepted into top colleges, and how the future of AI affects how kids will learn indefinitely. Meet My Guest: Instagram:@audreywisch LinkedIn:Audrey Wisch Press: How these college students are helping kids find untapped potential Curious Cardinals on CNN with Bianna Golodryga Curious Cardinals in Forbes Mom Haul: Curious Cardinals Mentorship Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Dr. Elizabeth Cherot: Maternity Care Deserts

34m · Published 21 Mar 08:30
Garnering a D+ grade for its preterm birth rate for the second consecutive year, the U.S. faces a critical situation with a preterm birth rate of 10.4%. For 85 years, March of Dimes has led in the fight for the health of moms and babies through research, programs, education and advocacy so that every family can have the best possible start. March of Dimes President and CEO Dr. Elizabeth Cherot tells us more about our country’s state of affairs when it comes to prenatal and postnatal care including maternity care deserts and what we can do to help. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Ashley Greene: Patching Up Period Pain - Menstruation & Motherhood

44m · Published 14 Mar 14:02
You know her as Alice Cullen from the Twilight cult saga, but now you get to see her for all the roles she plays including a women’s health advocate, entrepreneur, and mother. Ashley Greene Khoury is Co-founder of Hummingway, along with her sister Olivia Khoury. The brand is transforming how all women (and anyone with a period) views reproductive health. Hummingway is laser-focused on providing its customers with a suite of innovative, non-toxic, effective products designed to support hormones and make periods less painful. She talks to Kanika about her passion for holistic living and how motherhood has given her a newfound purpose in life. Meet My Guest: Website:Our Hummingway Instagram:@ashleygreene Instagram:@ourhummingway Facebook:@ourhummingway Mom Haul: The Cycle Soother by Hummingway Belly Bandit Compression Mother Tucker Leggings andBiker Shorts Leakproof Underwear by Proof Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Dr. Eunice Park, Deepti Sharma, Jenny Wu, & Amy Shoenthal: The Power of Community to Drive Change

35m · Published 07 Mar 09:30
In this episode, speaker, facial plastic surgeon, and New York Times Magazine “Super Doctor” award winner Dr. Eunice Park talks about the importance of self-care and how we can be truly healthy from the inside out. Activist and entrepreneur Deepti Sharma shares how she launched Food to Eat during the pandemic, connecting immigrant-owned restaurants with catering opportunities with corporates and assisting frontline workers in the process. Jenny Wu of helps support parents who have children with learning differences. Journalist and Forbes contributor Amy Shoenthal shares how storytelling can solve society’s problems. Gwendolyn Smith of Aura talks about how we can use cybersecurity and parental controls to keep children safe from the dangers online. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Kinnari Patel: Gene Therapy’s Impact on Rare Diseases & Disorders

39m · Published 29 Feb 09:30
Rare Disease Day is the last day of February and we’re honored to feature a pioneer in the field, Kinnari Patel, President and COO of Rocket Pharma. 30% of children with rare diseases will not make it to their 5th birthday. Kinnari uncovers the latest in gene therapy being used to treat patients and how their pediatric advancements are transforming lives. Meet My Guest: Website Facebook LinkedIn Press: Rocket Pharma Seeks Gene Therapy Revolution For Genetic Heart Disease MIND THE (PAY) GAP Inspirational Women in STEM and Tech: Kinnari Patel of Rocket Pharmaceuticals On The 5 Leadership Lessons She Learned From Her Experience Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Danielle Cabral: Fame, Family, & Fashion

26m · Published 22 Feb 09:30
Kanika opens this episode by sharing her personal story living in the “sandwich generation” as a mom of three (including twins) and caregiving for her mother who has dementia. She is later joined byDanielle Cabral, star of Real Housewives of New Jersey, for an on stage keynote interview to talk about motherhood, fame, and the challenges of being on reality TV. They discuss the importance of support from their tribe and dealing with criticism from fans on social media. Their conversation is real, poignant, funny and heartwarming. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Carrie & John Pacini: Marketing, Media, & Motherhood in the Digital Age

33m · Published 15 Feb 09:30
Kanika interviews Mom 2.0 husband and wife duo John and Carrie Pacini on the genesis of the annual summit and community. During her live podcast with author, educator, and advocate Jen Hatmaker, they discuss her opening keynote which had everyone in the room feeling seen and understood as well as her podcast, For the Love, and cookbook, Feed These People. She also chatted with attendees Frenchi Ferenczi and Tosha Schore on building their thriving coaching businesses catering to women in business and parents raising mindful children. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Jamie Kolnick: Honoring Our Parents & Healing Through Music

35m · Published 08 Feb 09:30
Founder Jamie Kolnick of Jam with Jamie, a nationwide children’s music entertainment and education company, opens up about the loss of her three family members before she turned 30 and how she healed through music, aka “singing in the rain.” She shares her journey as a mother to her three kids and how they continue to teach her to take things in stride. Her inaugural Little Jam Fest music festival taking place on March 3rd in Miami. Meet My Guest:, Instagram:@jamwithjamie, @jamiekolnick Facebook: jammingwithjamie Press: Modern Loss: How My Dying Mom and I Learned to Meditate Zibby Mag: The Road Home Podcast: Help Honor those We’ve Lost with Jamie Epstein Kolnick Okayest Moms: 169. Music Appreciation in Every Day Life with Jamie Kolnick Jamie Kolnick of Jam With Jamie: “5 Reasons To Be Hopeful During this Corona Crisis” Mom / Dad Haul: What is a product/app/anything you are loving right now?) FAVORITE BOARD GAME TO PLAY WITH KIDS SWEAR BY A TIMER FOR KIDS SO THAT THEY CAN VISUALIZE HOW MUCH LONGER THEY HAVE LEFT TO PLAY AND HAVE A SMOOTHER TRANSITION Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Dr. Sue Varma: Build Healthier Habits & Stronger Relationships with Practical Optimism

38m · Published 01 Feb 09:30
Psychiatrist and Clinical Assistant Professor Dr. Sue Varma’s groundbreaking work shows that “optimism” goes beyond just having a positive outlook – it brings about better outcomes. Optimists tend to achieve more success, report higher incomes and job satisfaction, adopt healthier habits, build stronger relationships, and experience greater overall life satisfaction, ultimately leading to increased happiness. Sue states simply that “optimists may be born, but practical optimists are made.” Practical Optimism is a mindset that can be learned – and Practical Optimism lays out a roadmap to success. Meet My Guest: Instagram:@doctorsuevarma Twitter:@doctorsuevarma LinkedIn:Dr. Sue Varma Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

That's Total Mom Sense has 268 episodes in total of non- explicit content. Total playtime is 168:40:34. The language of the podcast is English. This podcast has been added on November 23rd 2022. It might contain more episodes than the ones shown here. It was last updated on April 7th, 2024 02:21.

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