Barely Bougie Mamas

Barely Bougie Mamas

By Barely Bougie Mamas

Tamara and Liliana mothers who grew up understanding how to deal with a life of poverty but always longed for the finer things in life. Now they have children that have all they didn't. Share our trials and tribulations. Our process for finding solutions or coping mechanisms.

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BBM 029-Empowering our children without endangering them.
We struggle with a heavy topic in today’s episode. Listen to how Lil and Tam navigate raising our kids to be kids AND black kids. We don’t have the answer but we are trying.
27:06
February 21, 2020
BBM028- Staying Fly and Friendly
This week we discuss how to maintain and grow adult friendships during motherhood. We also discuss teaching our children what friendship is.
46:08
February 13, 2020
BBM 027- Pretty Privileged
This week we discuss what it’s like to grow up feeling pretty or feeling ugly. And the steps we’re taking to create a balanced self identity for our children.
45:13
February 6, 2020
BBM026 - Alternative Medicine with Jasia Madden of Alaiyo waist beads.
https://www.alaiyo.net/alaiyo-events #blackmomstalking #blackwomen
1:30:32
January 30, 2020
BBM025- Dreams vs. Reality
This week we recap the interviews we had with our kids. Then Lil and Tam discuss what their childhood dreams and their adult reality.
1:16:47
January 23, 2020
BBM024: Dreams; Conversations with our bougie kids.
Because life happens we couldn’t get together to tape an episode this week. The scheduled episode was “Our lives; the Dream vs the Reality”. So instead this week we have 5 special guest, our children. We interview them to hear what their dreaming and planning.
36:34
January 16, 2020
BBM022- What are you doing this year ? Finding the right activities for you and your child
This week Lil and Tam discuss the pros and cons of extra curricular activities. the mommy guilt that comes with doing too much or not doing enough. How to find coast effective activities for the kids?  #Blackgirl #Blackmom #sports #moms #Children #Kids #Parenting #Parentingtools #comedy
1:16:40
January 9, 2020
BBM022- 2020 Vision Boards
What Are vision boards? What are goals? Tam and Lil discuss their view of new year traditions and mindsets. #blackmoms #blackparenting #visionboards #blackgirlspodcast
1:12:41
January 2, 2020
Bonus Episode ... More Hair
This holiday week we have a short bonus episode, where we take our conversation about hair to the next level.' Enjoy -  #blackhair #Haircare #hair #longhairdontcare #moms #daughters 
31:22
December 26, 2019
BBM021-Mo Money Mo Problems
Today we discuss how and what we are teach our children about money. How to earn, manage, and what value money has in our lives. Do they deserve an allowance?
1:09:25
December 19, 2019
BBM 020: Comparing is a hard habit to break.
Tam and Lil discuss the difficulty of parenting without comparing ourselves and our children to others. The takeaway is we are still working on it.
1:09:40
December 12, 2019
BBM-019- MENTAL HEALTH vs THERAPY
This week we discuss mental health and therapy. Did you know there was a difference? We didn’t either... LOL
1:05:59
December 5, 2019
BBM #017 All the hair stuff
I am not my hair. We discuss changing the hair narrative with our children. It will come as no surprise that we have very different approaches.
1:15:57
November 21, 2019
BBM #016 Birds Bees and Blood
Are you ready for preteens and the periods that come with it???
1:20:49
November 14, 2019
BBM #015 COLORISM
In this weeks episode The mamas and their guests discuss colorism. How colorism affected us as children and what we’re doing to combat it within our families. "You shouldn’t be so easily into curly hair n light skin what every nigga wants.” -Tam Blue
1:11:57
November 7, 2019
BBM14- "Auntie Mom, it takes a village”
This is the 2nd collaboration with @planetnoun we talk about being an auntie, not having children, spinsters, cougars and so much more
49:21
October 31, 2019
BBM 013-Planet Noun collaboration
An interview with the host of Planet Noun Liz Anderson where we discuss the Barely Bougie Mamas orgin story. Please go over to Planet Noun and listen to Liz's version of the interview... https://planetnoun.com/
1:03:07
October 24, 2019
BBM 012- Holiday traditions
It's that time of the year.... Lets talk about family holiday traditions.   
59:19
October 18, 2019
BBM_011 Some of my best friends are white
What color is your inner circle of friends. We touch on colorism, class, and competition among friends.
40:29
October 10, 2019
BBM 010- Mommy Mafia
This week we talk about the pressures a mom can feel from other moms.
1:06:00
October 3, 2019
BBM009- We livin’ life, man...
This weeks episode was not planned, life happens. We decided to keep it 100 and discuss something personal. Are you part of “the sandwich generation” ?
29:52
September 19, 2019
BBM008- Devices and Social Media
This episode Tam and Lil discuss the challenges of giving young kids devices and teaching social media.
1:05:23
September 12, 2019
BBM007 We busy...getting back to work and getting ready for the school year.
Because first and foremost we are Moms and we busy. This week we've put together an episode of our with all of our random chatter about getting back to work and going back to school. This one is raw because.....we busy. We know you'll understood ENJOY!!!
44:43
September 5, 2019
BBM006- Black Thought vs. Dixie Chicks
What happens when your kids "hate hip-hop but love Taylor Swift."In this episode we discuss sharing our musical tastes with our children.
42:53
August 29, 2019
BBM 005- Art As Self-Care
This episode Tamara and Lil discuss self-care. We discuss fitting self-care into busy family life. Teaching our children about self-care, our self-care through our artistic pursuits, and our perfect self-care life style.
51:12
August 21, 2019
BBM 004-Are my Kids "Woke"
This week Tamara and Liliana discuss code switching, teaching black culture, weird kids, and the all important question "When to teach the twerk?". The current book is:  "Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America" by Ayana Byrd & Lori Tharps
55:42
August 14, 2019
BBM 003- Discipline
This week we discuss discipline; being the police,  "One, Two, Three, shoe!",  and personalizing discipline for each child.   Check out the book suggestions from this week's episode:  "Parenting with Love and Logic" by Foster Cline, MD & Jim Fay  "Siblings Without Rivalry" by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish  1st book club book :   "Hair Story : Untangle the Roots of Black Hair in America" by Ayana Byrd & Lori Tharps
54:07
August 7, 2019
BBM 002- Expectations
This week Tamara and Liliana discuss how the expectations of their childhood directs their expectations for their children and their parenting styles.
55:22
July 31, 2019
BBM001- People, Places, and Things
On this first episode of Barely Bougie Mamas, Tamara and Liliana discuss the people they love, the places that define them, and the things that they love. Grab a cuppa and spend an hour with these lovely ladies.
45:36
July 24, 2019