Our most-requested episode every year looks a little different than usual (like everything else amirite?) but some things never change. Kelly Maher and Lyndsey Fifield talk turkey (no, literally – trigger warning for discussions of turkey death), traditions, family, recipes… and you know, we take a couple rabbit trails to tell stories because THIS IS WHO WE ARE. Tuck in—and enjoy! Happy Thanksgiving!

And if you’re looking for a good post-Thanksgiving podcast to listen to, Ladybrains listener (“Ladybrainiac”) Jenna Stocker will be the guest on The Half Percent Podcast to talk about her experience as a Marine. Subscribe now to the Half Percent Podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, etc., and you’ll get Jenna’s episode on November 27 (the day after Thanksgiving). Just search for “The Half Percent.”

Emily Zanotti already conquered one motherhood challenge (having twins) and she just crossed another rubicon: She had a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean). So… what happened? What does she want women to know? Kelly Maher asks her for all the details…

We’re not going to give you self-care tips or talk about how “in these times” we’re all soooo stressed out. Kelly Maher and Lyndsey Fifield have figured out that sometimes you just need to sit with a friend and acknowledge that things are chaotic in your life… without immediately looking for answers or life hacks to make it better. Just tuck in!

How do couples and families create healthy boundaries and set good habits for sharing family updates online? Kelly and Lyndsey lay out some good rules to live by.

Wasn’t the pandemic supposed to give us MORE time? Why are we busier than ever? Kelly Maher and Lyndsey Fifield wonder where all their time is going on a very special episode of the Ladybrains podcast—with a bonus interview with the co-founder of Ned & Co. who Kelly visited this week in beautiful Colorado!

Kelly and MK discuss Kelly’s jump into the deep end of farm-to-table living off her own farm. Her challenge to live off the fruits of her labor and her land (documented @realbestlife on all social media!) for an entire year began Aug 1, and there has been fun and pain and great recipes and cute animal videos already! Let’s get into her feels during this giant adjustment, and feel good about the fact that all of us can still drink coffee!

Kelly Maher and Bethany Mandel are both launching really different Youtube channels—but they’re both hitting the same theme: Self-reliance. Kelly is going to document her adventures living off the land and Bethany is empowering Jewish families to educate their children at home. Listen up!

It’s usually impossible to get all the ladybrains in one place at one time—but thanks to the power of Zoom (and state mandated stay-at-home orders) all the brains were able to enjoy a fun night with a huge squad of listeners—getting to know a lot about YOU and definitely having a great time. On this week’s episode we’re bringing you along for the fun! We are definitely making this a regular event… maybe even after the pandemic passes!

Elisha Krauss and Kelly Maher are two happy mamas… but how has the pandemic changed that? Listen up as they share how they stay happy (even when nobody else is happy) and keep a positive spirit… even when we can’t plan for the future. Don’t forget to subscribe to Kelly’s YouTube channel if you want to see goat videos: https://youtube.com/realbestlife/.

No stranger to prepping and farming, Kelly Maher announced her plan to live 365 days on only food grown on farms. How the heck is she going to do that? She lays it out in this hilarious episode with Mary Katharine Ham. And please subscribe to Kelly’s YouTube channel for goat videos!

If you’re tired of getting ghosted, this episode is for you. Kelly Maher and Lyndsey Fifield lay out their best advice for modern dating… and their source? A 1963 book of etiquette (and yes, you will be shook by how applicable the advice is today).

We’re sharing our worst self-care fails (waxing) and best successes (White Claw). Tuck into this hilarious episode with your favorite beverage of choice and let Emily and Kelly show you the light. Speaking of self-care, Kelly had a fever of 102 during this episode, but she loves you so much that she recorded it anyway. Show her some love in the comments below and on Twitter and Instagram! But the best get-well wish you can give is a review on Apple Podcasts.

How can we keep the meaning of Christmas alive? Elisha Krauss and Kelly Maher are BACK for a sweet and hilarious episode you won’t want to miss!

Lyndsey Fifield and Kelly Maher lay out the art of finding the elusive PERFECT gift—and give the best hacks for finding great deals on Black Friday… without setting foot in a store!

Anyone can Google turkey tips and pie crust hacks. Kelly Maher and Emily Zanotti lay out the tips you actually need to survive everyone’s favorite food-coma holiday… with some side-splitting stories.

Mary Katharine Ham and Kelly Maher are constantly doing big things—opening farms, running marathons, raising children… but they also naturally procrastinate on things like… taxes and paperwork. How do they balance it out—and how have they overcome their hilariously-unproductive 20s? This joyous confessional episode will either motivate you… or make you feel like you really have your life together.

Emily Zanotti’s thrift shopping skills are legendary—and today she’s sharing her best tips with Kelly Maher… and because it’s the #ladybrains podcast, they also lay out what would happen if an EMP hit Westworld (stay with us), the BEST shoes to wear while being a mom, and BONUS: Kelly’s husband was followed and filmed while hunting. You… will not want to miss how that went.

If you’re not doing what you love, with people you love, you are wasting your time. Kelly Maher and Emily Zanotti have a lot of experience jumping into the deep end to pursue their passions and build lives they love—but can anyone do that? Forget the starving artist stereotypes (Emily is a WWII historian and Kelly is a farmer) and tuck into this uplifting episode.

Emily Zanotti is back 6 weeks after having twins—and she’s got a little feedback on all the advice she was given before giving birth. Kelly Maher and Bethany Mandel join to share the hacks they couldn’t Mom without… and the advice they never actually took.

An angry mom ranted that people without children should be banned from visiting Disney World because they make the lines longer. Kelly and Lyndsey reveal they have controversial opinions about the Happiest Place on Earth—and suggest people take the Mollie Hemingway approach to entertaining kids…