Mom Save America
By Tina Graf
Mom Save America, saving America one podcast at a time. Tune in to hear Tina and Kerry, moms with different points of view "momtemplate" issues that inspire, impress and upset us all. From politics to pop culture, social media to social injustice. We break it all down. Real, vulnerable and always engaging. Find us wherever you get your podcasts or on the web at www.momsaveamerica.com
England is without Her Majesty and will move on with King Charles 11. We are sure that is why so many tears were shed, as we momtemplate the future of the Royals. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
September 20, 2022
On this episode of Mom Save America the girls momtemplate college drop off and the emotional highs and lows that accompany all of us parents. The chicks in the office love hanging with their parents and we discuss 17 to 24 year olds who look forward to being around family. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
September 03, 2022
Best Foot Forward
Join the girls as they momtemplate the student loan forgiveness controversy, Olivia Wild questionable actions after being served custody papers and many other noteworthy mom shares. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced By: Tina Graf
August 29, 2022
Tina and Kerry momtemplate Anne Heche, Oliva Newton John and celebs that are quitting social media. When a mom is about to blow everyone take cover, accept for true friends who tap you on the shoulder to intervene and save the family. Oh and Tina is a hypocrite when it comes to fashion. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
August 18, 2022
Jane Fonda, Austin Butler, Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans and Sesame Street are all part of the Heatwave the girls momtemplate on during this weeks podcast. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by: Tina Graf
July 21, 2022
Slipping through your fingers.
Entering into a new phase of life Tina and Kerry momtemplate the changes that are coming. And as the divide in this country continues to grow the girls momtemplate how to bridge the gaps within your immediate community.
July 17, 2022
Who's got your back?
Girl drama is out in full force these days and Tina and Kerry are here to momtemplate all the highs and lows. Plus as always our meaningful mom shares tell the stories of our lives. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
June 09, 2022
We are all sitting ducks.
Another day another mass shooting in America. Another day more fear of losing woman's right to choose. Another day more cult like behavior from the NRA. Join Tina and Kerry as they momtemplate the latest massacre of elementary school children. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by: Tina Graf
May 27, 2022
Authentic and unfiltered, why is this so hard for so many of us. We all just want to be ourselves but that is harder than it seams. Tina and Kerry momtemplate unfiltered life along with a host of other WTF moments from the week. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
May 03, 2022
White people shocked to be called our for being jerks.
What has happened to treat others as you want to be treated? White people think they can get away with treating others less than and not suffer any consequences. Mike Tyson's plane aggressor to average people taking advantage and acting entitled. The girls are over it and they get after it with some serious momtemplating. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
April 25, 2022
Don't Say Gay
Tina and Kerry begin with more fall out from Will Smith's disturbing behavior and Chris Rock's reaction. In addition, the girls momtemplate Critical Race Theory, the Don't Say Gay Bill and how to handle inclusive language. Sandwiched in Tina makes it clear she has had it with Kim Kardashian. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
April 03, 2022
We don't talk about Jada
The only thing to momtemplate on this week is the Slap. Tina and Kerry discuss the Oscars and the disappointment that is Will Smith. Toxic is toxic and it comes in many forms. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
March 30, 2022
Jenny is back to add her always frustrating and never asked for opinions. Tina and Kerry momtemplate pet struggles and exercise and wrap with comments on the Netflix special Inventing Anna. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produces by: Tina Graf
March 20, 2022
We want the new history.
Tina and Kerry are back to momtemplate toxic masculinity, the Ukraine crisis and what the hell is wrong with Kim Kardashian. We toss a little woman's history in for good measure as well as some inspirational motivation to be better humans. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
March 13, 2022
Toxic masculinity is the root of all evil.
Kerry and Tina are back to momtemplate the current crisis with Russia and Ukraine. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
March 01, 2022
No one needs Full Frontal.
Tina and Kerry return to momtemplate issues of bullies, bigots and racist acts in our schools. Who decided we need full frontal nudity on TV? We think not people, just no. Thanks for waiting for a new episode and we hope you laugh a little. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by: Tina Graf
February 11, 2022
The Braless Society
Why do we get uncomfortable when someone wears something outside the norm or looks different than what we expect? The ladies momtemplate this and much more in this weeks episode. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
November 12, 2021
Take a Breakfast Club look at life.
What does it mean to be male in today's society. The Harry Styles concert sparks new ideas as to what it means to raise boys who are true to themselves. The girls momtemplate and open up to the many possibilities that different personalities and lifestyles have to offer. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
October 30, 2021
No Just No!
What do crystals, private school and passive aggressive behavior have in common? You guessed it, all topics the ladies momtemplate this week on Mom Save America. No is a complete sentence and it is ok to take some of the aggressive out of the passive. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
October 15, 2021
Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition on steroids.
Social media, we clearly have no capacity to self regulate. How much are parents responsible for controlling the kinds of social media our children consume. It is clearly time for Facebook to retire for the good of humanity. Tina and Kerry momtemplate the struggles of middle school and more. Tune to hear Kerry retell her underwear adventures in middle school. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
October 08, 2021
Be the Heroin of your own movie.
Stand up for yourself, trust your gut and never put up with anything that makes you feel bad about yourself. Be the hero of your own story. Tina and Kerry momtemplate maintaining confidence while recapping Kerry's brush with a pesky gallbladder. Get the vaccine people! Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by: Tina Graf
October 01, 2021
What to do when everything around you feels upside down and overwhelming. Love everything. Be where you are so that what is to be can become. Join the girls for more momtemplating with special guest Jenny, to know her is to love her. From Britany's progress to melatonin dreams we have you covered. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by: Tina Graf
September 25, 2021
I should've had the pasta.
Proceed with caution when dealing with teenagers and the aging process. The events and the aftermath of 9/11 mean more now than ever. What does it mean to be patriotic. Tina momtemplates Kristin Kobes's book Jesus and John Wayne, how white evangelicals corrupted a faith and fractured a nation. The girls lighten up with some recaps on the MTV music awards and they try to figure out what the hell goes on at the Met Gala. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by: Tina Graf
September 18, 2021
We march, We remember, Texas part 2.
Mom Save America continues to momtemplate the tragic nature of the new law passed in Texas. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by: Tina Graf
September 08, 2021
Texas is only the first state to fall and we all should be looking for opportunities to speak out against this medieval, draconian restrictive law. In other news its back to school and again our momtemplating moms remind us to take it slow and don't post anything you may regret. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
September 04, 2021
Mom Save America is resurrected from the abyss to bring back some light hearted momtemplating about current issues. Tina and Kerry return to hash out topics around pop culture, current events and general everyday life. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced: Tina Graf
August 27, 2021
The jury has spoken and the girls momtemplate the outcome for Derek Chauvin and what the verdict says about us as a society. Tina talks American Idol and its lack of anything resembling the old formula for finding a pop star. The girls wrap with a healthy doze of generation X angst. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
April 22, 2021
Tina and Kerry return to after a brief hiatus and feel ready to momtemplate all those topics that confuse and confound us. Listen in as they discuss Khloe Kardashian and her troubled self image and the death of Queen Elizabeth's husband Prince Philip.
April 12, 2021
Mom Save America girls momtemplate the topics of cancel culture, racism and over production as it relates to the reality series The Bachelor. Jenny joins which adds the "c" factor, and by that I mean the controversy. Tune in to hear the banter and chaos. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
February 28, 2021
The girls momtemtemplate Framing Britany, The New York Times series which details the circumstances that lead to Britany Spears conservatorship. Apologies should start coming in any day. Diane? Justin? Tina and Kerry begin with a Super Bowl recap. We love Gronk no matter where he is. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
February 10, 2021
Jenny blew up the podcast.
It is a new dawn and a new day for America and the ladies momtemplate the events of the historic inauguration. Amanda Gorman reminded us all of what is most important, our words matter. Jenny makes a special appearance to throw us off course but the subject matters connect and we continue the fight to be a more perfect version of ourselves. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
January 24, 2021
Has the definition of hypocrisy changed?
The Ladies at Mom Save America feel that in times of political and social upheaval let the presence of Nazis be your guide in helping to determine the right side of history. It is a sad and scary time. Be honest with your children. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
January 13, 2021
Mockingjay Part 1
Mom Save America is back to momtemplate the events of January 5th 2021. No one should be suprised at the depths to which this president and his allies will go to create havoc and discord among us. We cannot let it continue unchallenged. Be on the right side of history people and condemn this treasonous and criminal behavior. It is not to late. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
January 08, 2021
Respect the outfit.
Jump on the crazy train train for this weeks momtemplating adventure. The gang is back including a very vocal german shepard to talk dogs, the Red Table, Covid and the Age of Aquarius. The awakening is coming. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
December 19, 2020
Let's bridge the gap.
Melissa Carone aka the wine lady is someone you know. Olivia Jade goes to The Red Table to express her remorse. Matthew McConaughey is looking to bridge the gap in this divided country. All things and more to momtemplate on this weeks episode of Mom Save America with Tina and Kerry. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by: Tina Graf
December 10, 2020
Mom Save America gathered a remote crowd for post Thanksgiving momtemplating. Uncle Nick and the Lucas clan zoomed in for spirited conversation on food, politics and the eighties style revival. The debate continued over how men are handling the growing strength of women in power. Kerry purchased a black Santa cookie jar and she needs advice. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by: Tina Graf
December 01, 2020
Come Out Lindsey!
It's that time of year again, Christmas decorating is in full swing, and the ladies are ready. Candice Owens needs to take her hypocrite pill and leave Harry Styles alone. We have bigger issues in this country then men wearing dresses. And while we are on that topic Lindsay Graham needs to come out of the closet already. It is ok Lindsey, there is a whole group of constituents that will support you when you feel free to be true to yourself. Join the momtemplating. Hosts Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced By Tina Graf
November 19, 2020
The Outside Grocery Aisles.
It is the never-ending Presidential election and Tina and Kerry momtemplate the aftermath. Thank you to the African American Woman who showed up to save our democracy. The hope is to survive this not so peaceful transfer of power but currently things do not look great. Luckily we have John Meacham's book The Soul of America to guide and inspire us. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
November 12, 2020
Change is inevitable, growth is optional.
Diets, opinions and ideas come full circle in this episode of Mom Save America. The girls momtemplate Sasha Baron Cohen's new movie Borat and the controversies it brings. How can the leaders of the Republican Party be that stupid? What are the kids saying today? Do you know the meaning of CD9, curve and snatched? We will enlighten. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
October 29, 2020
Water Pressure, REALLY? There is a pandemic going on.
Two weeks until the Presidential Election and Donald Trump spent 8 minutes talking about water pressure at his rally this week. We cannot explain that one, and something else that is inexplicable, Jeffrey Toobin. Seriously? We are sticking with Caroline Giuliani and all the other children of politicians and pundits who are trying to distance themselves from their parents nonsense. In this episode, Tina and Kerry also momtemplate on theories attributed to beloved cartoon and TV characters such as Winnie the pooh and Gillians Island. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
October 22, 2020
Manic momtemplating finally resumes as the girls get back to reviewing events of the past week. Mayor Pete has taken the roll of educating Fox news viewers on the facts and we love it. While we wait and watch the Amy Coney Barrett senate hearings we hope that religion will stay out of the Supreme Court and our politics. We can dream. Covid spikes, Amazon deals and Dancing with the Stars are all fair game on this episode. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
October 16, 2020
We are now Ruthless and it is time to take action. Tina and Kerry momtemplate the rise of the religious right as a voting block and what that means for woman moving forward without Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Tina notes Glennon Doyle's book Untamed to highlight why woman need to be more out of control with their actions. Woman need to loud, powerful, opinionated, strong and most importantly less in control in order to keep the rights and privileges we have grown accustomed to. Other topics include, Ellen's apology, Jerry Harris and the cheer scandal, and the virtual Emmy awards. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
September 24, 2020
This Week the girls momtemplate Unfit, the new Amazon documentary featuring George Conway, Anthony Scaramucci and several notable psychologists exploring the mental fitness of Donald Trump. The verdict, he is a malignant narcissist. While the documentary is produced by Republicans, it remains clear that those who support him refuse to see with open minds, even though the evidence is compelling. Also Tina and Kerry talk back to virtual school and social media.
September 17, 2020
It is time to take a side!
Tina and Kerry are back to momtemplate back to school in the time of COVID. Why are we still in this mess and what is going to happen come November? It is time to take a side and Mom Save America is choosing the side of science, facts, truth, decency, black lives matter and Joe Biden. Be on the right side of history. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf
September 11, 2020
America needs a History lesson.
Joh Oliver from HBO's Last Week Tonight took a deep dive into how systemic racism affects how we teach American history and we were happy to momtemplate the problem. Tiktok can offer some good information at times and the girls share their recent favorites and what their personal tiktok thread says about them. Remember to get in good trouble as John Lewis had said and speak out against bigotry. Hosts: Tin Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf www.momsaveamerica.com
August 12, 2020
My Little Republican
What to do about back to school? The question on all of our minds. The girls momtemplate the complications of this pandemic as it relates to getting back in class. But first they discuss the rise and fall of Ellen, the Tiktok ban and the restored appreciation of Justin Bieber. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Pruduced by Tina Graf www.momsaveamerica.com
August 06, 2020
Contemplate mom things with Tina and Kerry as they discuss the TikTok rabbit hole and how to pull yourself out. Why is Republican Senator Tom Cotton so upset with the 1619 project and the circus that was the Dave Portnoy/Trump interview. Beyonce is back with Black is King and Taylor Swift is back on top with Folklore. Tune in to hear what else is worth momtemplating. Hosts: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf www.momsaveamerica.com
July 29, 2020
If you are in trouble wear YELLOW. #savebritany
This episode of Mom Save America is a mess and we are here for it. Tina is reading Stamped from the beginning, by Ibrahm X. Kendi and her world is turned upside down with its revelations. We are only learning half the story. Kerry is on a mission to save Britany and anyone else being held captive. The entire gang of girls is on board for memorable momtemplating. Host: Tina Graf and Kerry Lucas Produced by Tina Graf www.momsaveamerica.com
July 15, 2020
If you don't know, now you know.
Ghislaine Maxwell, found in New Hamphire, will hopefully start talking about the many high profile men exposed in the sex ring scandal. The victims of Jeffrey Epstein deserve justice. Kerry is trying out a new waist trainer to decrease her waist while hoping to accentuate her bottom. The girls momtemplate the release of Hamilton on the Disney plus streaming app. The play continues to live up to our expectations while also creating a stir for those unhappy with our Founding Fathers.
July 08, 2020
Momtemplation continues as Tina and Kerry discuss Netflix documentaries Athlete A, Filthy Rich and The Rachel Divide. The Black Lives Matter, Me Too, and LGBTQ rights movements are all creating a level of awareness we are just starting to understand. Ignorance is not an excuse but shaming will not lead to learning. We have said it before and will continue to stamp this generation with the potential title of a second greatest generation. These kids can take down Trump, speak out against racism, homophobia, and create strong women not afraid of the rich and powerful. Produced by Tina Graf Recorded in Lexington, Ma www.momsaveamerica.com
July 02, 2020
JK Rowling's gender debacle.
Momtemplating continues with Kerry's review of the new normal in air travel. What is a can of water anyway? The Brits must be in a mood with Kristen Stewart cast to play Princess Diana and Prince Andrew dirty deeds highlighted in the Netflix documentary Filthy Rich. Black Lives Matter protests are starting to create change; Aunt Jemima will come off the Quaker Oats package. JK Rowling is in hot water over her decision to speak her mind on transgender issues. Our Coffee Crush Quarantine finds us at Hogwarts.
June 21, 2020
Riots, protests, vitriolic essays against the President, Tina and Kerry momtemplate all the weeks events. Secretary Mattis releases an intense diatribe telling us all what we already know about Trump’s insane behavior. The coffee crush quarantine is put on hold this week as the ladies were too distracted to come up with one.
June 08, 2020
Libertarians R us!
Kerry and Tina welcomed self proclaimed, Penn State student Michael Durkin to the show to momtemplate a Libertarian perspective in these chaotic times. We all can agree that the Founding Fathers were a bunch of Libertarian farmers who fought off the largest military in the world at the time. Maybe we should start rethinking what party we belong to or at the very least investigate alternatives to our restrictive two party system. Closer to today there are Riots in every state keeping us on edge and we are still trying to sort out the truth around how we have gotten to this place regarding COVID. A coffee crush quarantine with some mighty funny Libertarians.
May 31, 2020
Shame on you Karen!
Kerry and Tina start of with a few very exciting Mom Shares and then mainly momtemplate quarantine Shame. Why are we verbally assaulting each other. Certain states are open for business and people are ready to party. Also we have some big Amazon news. A coffee crush quarantine with those annoying 'Karen" character traits.
May 24, 2020
Smile with your eyes.
Tina and Kerry continue to momtemplate what the hell is going on with this pandemic. We have gone off the deep end and we need to find balance soon. Have you heard of the Hong Kong Flu? We have turned into a nation of dumb, lazy people. Take control people and take better care of yourself. A coffee, crush, quarantine with our favorite dystopian movies.
May 16, 2020
Perfect Storm of Stupidity.
Tina and Kerry are back with their daughters to momtemplate annoying insects, entering the anarchy stage of COVIC and Michelle Obama's Netflix special. A Coffee Crush Quarantine with weird baby names courtesy of Elan Musk.
May 10, 2020
Kerry and Tina momtemplate how factory farming impacts our health. The ladies also discuss Cate Blanchet stars in the FX show Mrs. America about the rise of the feminist movement and the death of the ERA. Is Brittney ok after the fire in her gym? What are schools going to do in the fall? A coffee crush quarantine with stars that are making the most of this downtime.
May 04, 2020
I do not care for her!
Tina and Kerry are back momtemplating the Covid 19 crisis with the help of their daughters. A flashback to the 2000's with talk of the Twilight movies and we have one angry Taylor Lautner fan. A coffee crush quarantine with some supernatural heartthrobs.
April 26, 2020
The boiling point is fast approaching and Tina and Kerry momtemplate the re-opening of the country and our lives. The divided States continue to fly by the seat of their own rules regarding essential business. Tina feels vindicated by not watching Tiger King. A coffee Crush Quarantine inspired by this weeks Disney sing along special.
April 19, 2020
The Beast comes at night!
Special Mass General Hospital correspondent Kelly Linden joins the girls for a Covid 19 update. Tina and Kerry continue to momtemplate the effects of the quarantine on families and Tina shares some creative ideas of how she is handling her time. A Coffee Crush Quarantine with Cuomo, Cohen and Hanks.
April 12, 2020
Tina and Kerry muster up more momtemplating the coronavirus quarantine with the help of Tina's daughter Emmy. Cuomo, cruise ships and candidates are discussed. A coffee cruise crush inspired by the Tiger King.
April 05, 2020
Teenage views and TikTok news.
Continued coronavirus montemplating but this time we have the teens to share their thoughts. Lauren, Neeka, and Hailey join Tina and Kerry to mix it up with how the kids are dealing. Coffee cruise crush your willingness to learn something new with the newfound freedom we all have.
March 30, 2020
There are no stupid questions.
Kelly Lindon, resident Mass General Hospital head nurse, and Mom Save America correspondent join the girls to momtemplate the status of the coronavirus within the hospital. Also, what annoys you on the internet right now, and a coffee cruise crush for the corona getaway.
March 26, 2020
As we all adhere to the shelter in place rules, Tina and Kerry will continue to momtemplate the effects of the quarantine on all of us. In addition, they begin to dive into the Hulu special centered on Hillary Clinton. A coffee cruise crush with female presidential candidates.
March 21, 2020
Momtemplation over coronavirus is in full swing. We are in the middle of a worldwide shutdown and it is only the beginning. Kerry and Tina share thoughts on the impact. Kerry is upset with the Bachelor and Tina is worried about her microbiome. What is most difficult for you to adjust to during the new normal. Find out ours in this week's coffee cruise crush.
March 15, 2020
The Fifty Nifty United States.
The momtemplating continues as Tina and Kerry try to understand teaching tactics in 2020. The 1619 Project and why you should google it and of course the Coronavirus. A coffee cruise crush with things you need when you are quarantined.
March 09, 2020
The Great American.
Special guest husbands Bart and Andon join the girls for some Dad inspired momtempating. The Coronavirus, democratic primaries, and McMillions are all on the list of topics discussed. Who makes your favorite french fry, tune into our Coffee Cruise Crush to hear our picks.
March 06, 2020
Tina and Kerry momtemplate responding to hypocrites on Facebook. Mayor Pete is our Mary Poppins of witty retorts. More talk of JoJo Rabbitt and Parasite and a failed coffee cruise crush.
February 23, 2020
It's a great big beautiful tomorrow... we hope!
Kerry took a field trip to a Trump rally and Tina is horrified. The ladies momtemplate the week in politics and pop culture including a detailed account of what it means to be a Trumpy and a review of the Academy Awards. Who's Rally is it anyway, listen to the coffee cruise crush and find out?
February 16, 2020
Kathleen is back for another civics lesson.
Tina and Kerry welcome back local resident historian Kathleen Lenihan for more education on our political goings-on. WTF in Iowa, the senate failure to do its job, and what is up with the electoral college. Don't worry, we talk Superbowl and Jlo too. Coffee cruise crush with our pics for cutest NFL quarterback.
February 09, 2020
Mat talk your best intentions
Tina and Kerry are back momtemplating the Netflix docuseries Cheer. Do you live your life with strong purposeful intentions? The tragedy of Kobe Bryant reminds us all what it means to live a life full of meaning. Coffee Cruise Crush some of the greatest coaches.
February 03, 2020
The Enabling Channel
Momtemplating continues as Tina and Kerry share thoughts on the TLC's new show Hot and Heavy. Maybe Jillian Michaels has a point about our health. What are these shows highlighting and are we getting the right message? A coffee cruise crush with our favorite fitness trainers
January 20, 2020
I'm still looking for my collarbones!
Kerry and Tina momtemplate Michelle Williams's acceptance speech at the Golden Globes. Plus the royal exit and why we care. What time period would you prefer to live in, come coffee cruise crush with us?
January 13, 2020
Put your lifebelt on!
Kerry and Tina momtemplate a twitter thread from @designmom Gabrielle Blair, on discussing the need to put the onus of unwanted pregnancies on men. We also discuss the movie Bomshell and our continued need to bring up sexual harassment. A coffee cruise crush news years resolution style.
January 06, 2020
Caught and Killed
Kerry and Tina momtemplate Ronan Farrow's book Catch and Kill and the long-reaching web of deceit in the culture of large organizations and powerful people. Also, the question is raised about what happens when you receive the thing you have been wanting, whether through hard work or a gift, what is the next step? A coffee cruise crush with the most well known sexual predators.
December 28, 2019
The InstaPot Edition
Kerry and Tina momtemplate the inspiring meeting of Mayor Pete. The Peloton controversial commercial and the no-nonsense Nancy Pelosi. Hillary and Howard a missed opportunity, and the best way to be happy is to be a contributor. A coffee cruise crush with Christmas gifts.
December 16, 2019
The Reluctant Extrovert.
Tina and Kerry momtemplate post-Thanksgiving and Black Friday madness. Why America did not have to suffer through 8 years of Obama leadership and the power of the introvert. Tina talks about the book Quiet by Susan Cain. A coffee cruise crush with things you despise doing alone.
December 09, 2019
The fart heard round the world.
Tina and Kerry momtemplate the on-air fart and who actually was the perpetrator. Kerry has some detailed experience to share regarding the sounds and nature of farts. The Kardashians are at it again with extravagant kids' birthday parties. When is it too much? A fairly discernable would you rather coffee cruise crush with bed farts, car farts or elevator farts.
December 02, 2019
Tina and Kerry momtemplate the need to get and keep your head out of your butt. Knowing is more painful but it is the only way we can fix anything. Tina interviews the Executive Director and Founder of Uncommon Threads, Susan Kanoff. Her mission of helping disadvantaged women find their voice through fashion and feeling is inspiring. Stay to the end for the sexiest man alive coffee cruise crush!
November 25, 2019
Be like the Bonobos!
Tina, Kerry and special guest Jane Ellis from Plain Jane Design momtemplate the discovery channel's docuseries, Why we hate. America needs a middle ground because people need a place to come together. Could Mayor Pete provide that place? If you could send one sentence to your self ten years back what would it be? Coffee cruise crush, Alexa, smartphone internet access and streaming TV.
November 18, 2019
Where in the world is Ann Coulter?
Tina and Kerry momtemplate probiotics, just do it people! Why the hell did freshman congresswoman Katie Hill resign? Nude photos are just the beginning of the next generations' indiscretions. Finally why c women do not support other women. We need to fix this. A coffee cruise crush with some unlikeable women.
November 10, 2019
Your Brain on Spinach.
Tina and Kerry momtemplate the brain-gut connection. You have a second brain. The microbiome is that family of organisms living in your belly doing all kinds of work to keep you healthy or unhealthy as the case may be. This episode includes my interview with Senior Vice Presiden fro Advancement at the Greater Boston Food Bank, Arlene Fortunato. Learn about all the amazing work they do to support needy families in the eastern Massachusetts area. And finally a weird and short coffee cruise crush.
November 04, 2019
He who smelt it dealt it.
Tina and Kerry momtemplate current headlines including the presidential debates and Nancy Pelosi's pointed finger in Donald's angry orange face. Who does his spray tanning anyway? Also, what is going on with free speech, the NBA and China? We momtemplate it all. Coffee Cruise Crush with Turkey, Russia, and China ooh my.
October 28, 2019
The Lily Project, can Mayor Pete unite us?
Tina and Kerry welcome a special guest, New Hampshire resident, political novice and dog lover, Tilea Toy to the podcast. Tilea, moved by Mayor Pete has jumped in with both feet to volunteer with his campaign. She gives us insight into his message and her own connection with Pete's husband Chasten. Also, who inspires you to action? Find out in the week's Coffee Cruise Crush.
October 20, 2019
Make America Boring Again!
Tina and Kerry welcome special guest, resident historian, and political junkie Kathleen Lenihan to the podcast. Kathleen helps the ladies unpack the impeachment hullabaloo while giving us an important civics lesson. We dish on Bernie, Biden, Warren and those not making headway in the polls. Join the conversation and check out www.momsaveamerica.com to get more information.
October 13, 2019
From the Disney Channel to porn.
This week, Tina and Kerry momtemplate Lisa Ling's "This is life" special on porn addiction, specifically as it relates to kids. It is a tough topic but online pornography is shaping this generation and we need to be prepared and not scared.
October 06, 2019
Choose Courage over Comfort.
Tina and Kerry momtemplate white privilege, self-awareness and the struggle to be vulnerable in order to act courageously. Chelsea Handler and Brene Brown both have specials on Netflix that are featured prominently in the momtemplating.
September 30, 2019
Inverse Star Power
Tina and Kerry momtemplate the two-part HBO documentary "I love you now die" The texting case against Michelle Carter, convicted of manslaughter, by relentlessly encouraging Conrad Roy to commit suicide. This case is not as cut and dry as the headlines want you to believe. There are two sides to this sad story that parents need to pay attention to. We as parents are continually left wondering how social media is affecting our kids.
September 22, 2019
Lizzo speaks to me.
It is controversy, chaos, and confusion on this episode of Mom Save America. Tina and Kerry momtemplate Antonio Brown and his potential sexual assault, Chrissy Teigen and the made-up feud with Donald, Felicity Huffman's sentencing and a host of other topics that sparked controversy this week. What is a Visco girl anyway?
September 16, 2019
Forget milk, get KIND, its good for your health.
Tina and Kerry momtemplate the health benefits of being kind. Reach out, stop the drama, get to the bottom of issues and simply be kind. What did you learn this week? Take a page from the inside the NFL guys and think about what revelations come to you each week and take note. You may be surprised! Hug, compliment or donate, which would you crush!
September 08, 2019
Back to school blues!
Tina and Kerry are back momtemplating emotions surrounding back to school. Why did Boston put a ban motorized scooters and why is the south obsessed with toy stores of the naughty variety. Lastly, why are we in such a rush all the time, moving through life at the speed of sound? Can we ban pumpkin spice lates until October??
September 02, 2019
Are you Gaslighting your kids?
Tina and Kerry momtemplate social-climbing your local PTA. Do you need to find the right people to get anywhere in the system? Is Tina one of those annoying Moms? Gaslighting, the psychological manipulation of sowing doubt, are we doing this to our kids? A coffee cruise crush with the PTA, Room Parent and Field Trip Moms!
August 16, 2019
Kerry and the Cult.
Tina and Kerry momtemplate the Netflix documentary the Great Hack. How Faecbookbook sold us out to the giant propaganda machines for a profit. In addition, they momtemplate communal living and the idea that chivalry is dead. A coffee cruise crush on jobs within the commune!
August 08, 2019
What Happened to Pretzel Girl?
Tina and Kerry momtemplate the insane Disney rant gone viral by one very angry entitled mother. What is society coming to when we are crying about lines at Disney World? And yup you guessed it a coffee cruise crush inside the Wonderful World of Disney.
August 02, 2019
The reluctant environmentalist!
Tina and Kerry momtemplate the Trump Twitter storm, driving fast with a sick child and friends hijacking our outfit. Tina also brings up the topic no one is talking about, what's going on with the bugs? A coffee cruise crush with yup.. bugs!
July 22, 2019
Euphoria, the currency of explicit photos.
Tina and Kerry continue to momtemplate Jeff Epstein and his disgusting pedophile island. The new HBO show Euphoria has Kerry up in arms about the currency of nude photos. We share a bunch of random things only moms can relate to and a coffee cruise crush with summer things we kind of like to do.
July 18, 2019
Previously posted under a different title, Tina, Kerry and special guest Kelly continue he momtemplating on how freaking hard it is to be a mom today. Mom shares include sex traffic scum Jeffrey Epstein and his relationship with the politically connected, fireworks, the carnival, and the mall. My interview with Clara Goldberg Freeman momtemplates balance and self-care. A coffee cruise Crush with our favorite carnival desserts.
July 17, 2019
No upper lip!
Tina and Kerry welcome their friend Wilty to this week's podcast. They share stories and momtemplate the candidates in the democratic debates. The latest documentary from Patriots Julian Edelman pushes the momtemplating toward personal accountability or lack thereof, and the Coffee, Cruise, Crush goes off the deep end with things that are no longer acceptable.
July 03, 2019
How far would you go for a Bulldog?
Tina and Kerry momtemplate Kerry's escapades in purchasing a French Bulldog for her daughter. They discuss the growing immigrant humanitarian crisis in Demming New Mexico and then follow it up with a discussion on youth sports. Norway's program to delay sports specialization and let kids be kids is the polar opposite of the U.S.
June 24, 2019
I apologize in advance for Jenny.
Tina and Kerry do more rambling than momtemplating in this weeks episode. They recap old topics like Bradley and Lady Gaga, sex education in the 5th grade and High school sports banquets. In the mix are Madonna's eye patch, the attack on Big Poppy and Keanu Reeves political correctness. Lastly, a very disturbing Coffee, Cruise, makeout, marry something happens that warrants the title of the Podcast.
June 18, 2019
Momtemplate the Gathering!
Join Tina and Kerry as they momtemplate the power of gathering with a purpose. Tina shares her interview with CEO and Co-Founder of Peach, a contemporary clothing company that empowers women. A coffee, cruise, crush that includes a wedding, a Tupperware party, and a block party.
June 09, 2019
The Belly Buster.
Tina and Kerry momtemplate the Netflix movie Wine Country and hardships of staying current. How do we dress appropriately, wear the correct makeup and keep our hair colored? A few mom shares which include teeth shaving, saving the elephants in Botswana, and the High School kid who walked his way to losing 100 pounds.
June 02, 2019
It's all about choice!
This week Tina and Kerry momtemplate Alabama's ruling to legislate strict abortion laws to try and challenge Roe v. Wade. In addition, topics include genetically altering babies and is social media destroying young people. A public service announcement continues the abortion debate and a Coffee Cruise Crush that continues the theme of choice.
May 20, 2019
Tina and Kerry momtemplate stress in our kids and discuss the concept of radical downtime as a way of re-learning how to cope. Momshares include parent driving class, the royal baby and Brittany's mental state. A coffee, cruise, crush with the best stress relievers.
May 13, 2019
Tina and Kerry momtemplate character traits and how they relate to your personality. Are you an optimistic positive Patty or a pessimistic negative Nelly. Mom shares include part 2 of the puberty talk and can Joe Biden just say he is sorry. Coffee Cruise Crush with our top personality traits.
May 06, 2019
Tina and Kerry momtemplate Homecoming, Beyonce's Netflix special detailing her road to Coachella. How she channeled her insecurity, fear, and desire into strength and persistence to be the first African American woman to headline the festival. Also a look into the many celebrities who push through self-doubt to attain their goals. A coffee cruise crush with Beyonce, Demi Lovato, and Sophie Turner.
April 29, 2019
Shut up and listen!
Tina and Kerry momtemplate advice giving. Should you do it? Is it helpful and how much is too much? A few geriatric mom shares and another plug for Mayor Pete. A coffee cruise crush with some key advice givers.
April 22, 2019
Tina and Kerry momtemplate the values and virtues of friendship. The key is diversity in those unlikely relationships that surprise you, i.e. Matha Stewart and Snoop Dog. Our kids need to know and love themselves so the real friendships will prevail. Writer and entrepreneur Patrick Donahue allow us a peek into the Moms Mantra. Patrick reads a segment on friendship with insights on raising good kids during the PSA segment. A coffee, cruise, crush with the ladies from Friends, of course.
April 07, 2019
I Love Meat!
Join Tina and Kerry as they momtemplate the struggles of additions to sugar, tv and other stimuli that cause us to lose focus and become detached! A look into the Apple announcement charging them into the worlds of streaming, credit card, gaming, and other services. A special interview with Heather Roberts, creator, and founder of the Mom Bomb. A revolutionary company helping both inside and outside of your environment. And finally, a coffee, cruise, crush contest between Sugar, Alcohol, and Meat.
April 01, 2019
Ain't that a shame.
Tina and Kerry momtemplate public, private and petty shaming. The college scandal, Trump and John McCain, Trump and George Conway and finally the biggest shaming of all Monica Lewinsky. A public service announcement featuring Vicky Ward and her new book Kushner Inc. Wrapping up with a coffee cruise crush courtesy of the Jonas Brothers.
March 25, 2019
Down with the changers.
Listen in on another marathon of momtemplating as Tina and Kerry dive into the documentaries, Leaving Neverland and Abducted in plain sight. The deliberate grooming of pedophiles and how extensive the damage can be. They round out the podcast momtemplating "Won't you be my neighbor", the Mr. Rogers documentary that will leave you feeling much better about people who focus on kids. A coffee cruise crush with The Wiggles, Teletubbies and Little Bear.
March 11, 2019
Tina and Kerry momtemplate the academy awards and the undeniable chemistry, selfishness, and awkwardness that comes with taking yourself too seriously. Plus men and their deviant character flaws and most important we jump into women's history month by giving praise to the women who make a difference. Pack your Dramamine! The Trump Kids are on this weeks coffee, cruise, crush.
March 04, 2019
Are you likable?
Tina and Kerry answer a listeners question regarding their history. Then they momtemplate on likability. What makes someone likable, and do those traits apply across the area of gender and job position? Coffee Cruise Crush with you guessed it, likable people.
February 24, 2019
Bring back the milk man.
Tina and Kerry momtemplate recycling, composting and ways in which companies are using technology to solve the plastic crisis. TerraCycle is helping bring back the milkman. How throw up never comes out of a car seat and the map book, videos store, and landline make it into this week's Coffee, Cruise or Crush game.
February 17, 2019
Have Patience, Be Kind.
Tina and Kerry momtemplate United airline passenger who fat-shamed other passengers. Tom Brokaw's miss step when talking about immigrants and brown babies. Newly crowned GAY, David Matheson realizes the practice of trying to convert gay to straight doesn't work. Seriously! Coffee Cruise Crush with larges celebrities.
February 11, 2019
You're to Old!
Tina and Kerry momtemplate the Super Bowl. Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have a unique mindset for achieving success. How do we foster an open mindset for ourselves, our partners and our kids? What would you change about yourself that would make the greatest impact? We dish the latest "Keeping up with the Trumpanos" episode and a Coffee Cruise Crush Patriots style.
February 03, 2019
"I'm only going to say the once"
Tina and Kerry momtemplate the Covington Teen Controversy, Cardi B's entrance into activism, and the shitty shutdown. We highlight Nancy Pelosi and a Coffee Cruise Crush with the woman who push social limits.
January 29, 2019
Just in "Keeping up with the Trumps" very low ratings.
Tina and Kerry momtemplate divorce via Chris Pratt and Jeff Bezos. Prenups and social media in starting and ending relationships. We find a solution to the shutdown courtesy of Robin Quivers. Cardi B takes over the PSA segment and a CCC that includes favorite divorced dudes.
January 22, 2019
The First Lady can make you a salad!
Tina and Kerry momtemplate Trump's dinner date with Clemson like only moms can do. The Gillette commercial sparks controversy for reasons we cannot understand. Lily Tomlin makes us laugh and a stoner Coffee, Cruise, Crush.
January 20, 2019
Little House on the Trump Prairie is going into foreclosure!
Tina and Kerry momtemplate midlife crisis, the address from the oval office and the lackluster democratic response. The new freshman congresspeople making "trouble" and the Golden Globes. Tina is confused with Billy Crystal and Dustin Hoffman in the coffee cruise crush game.
January 14, 2019
Porn Saves the Middle East!
Tina and Kerry momtemplate post-New Years Eve debacles and then try to solve the middle east crisis with virtual reality porn. They also jump into season 3 of the Trump Presidency. Cliffhangers like the Mueller's investigation, will Romney be a man and what's happening with Elizabeth Warren are on the table. Coffee Cruise Crush with some unlikable senators.
January 11, 2019
The Road to Save America is paved with good intentions.
Tina and Kerry discuss their New Years resolutions and what they mean for the year ahead. Tina's brother Nick in Miami joins the fun and a CCC with the host of New Years, Ryan Secrest, Carson Daly, and Anderson Cooper.
December 31, 2018
Mom Saves Christmas
Join Tina, Kerry and many many more for this special episode of Mom Save America Holiday episode. The ladies rope in their guests at the annual Christmas party to share and some special and not so special memories.
December 26, 2018
Have Courage, Be Kind and stop being so freekin' sensitive!
Tina and Kerry momtemplate on not singing "Kiss the Girl" and "Baby its cold outside". We have entered crazy town when it comes to these things. An update on all things Trump and a Disney princess Coffee Cruise Crush.
December 14, 2018
Hail to the Chief
Kerry is back with Tina for more momtemplating on the funeral proceedings for George HW Bush. Kerry breaks into song and a coffee, cruise or crush with our ex-presidents.
December 10, 2018
Chick-fil-A is closed on Sundays
Listen in as Tina and Kerry MomTemplate on Post Thanksgiving Pre Christmas concerns. Should we bring back the Sunday Rest Day and a Grinchy Coffee, Cruise, Crush.
November 29, 2018
Two Comedians and a Russian..
Tina and Kerry MomTemplate on Melania's clothing choices and the hilarious comedy from Hisan Minhaj and John Oliver.
November 23, 2018
Fires and Forgiveness
Join Tina and Kerry as they MomTemplate the California Fires and Pete Davison's apologie to Dan Crenshaw as well as a few random topics in between.
November 18, 2018
Play Ground Justice
Tina and Kerry MomTemplate the fight between a teacher in LA and his student. Parent-teacher relationships and the growing racial divide are discussed. A Welcome Back Cotter Coffee, Cruise, Crush!
November 13, 2018
Teen Rom/Com 80's versus Today
Tina Graf and her friend Kerry discuss how Netflix resurrected the rom/com from John Hughes. A Mom Save America Public Service announcement that includes 3 Ladies you need to hear about and an 80"s Coffee, Cruise or Crush.
November 02, 2018
Mary Trump and Mean Girls
In her first podcast, Tina Graf and her friend Kerry discuss Mary Trump and her influence or lack thereof on her son and how mean girls exist at the highest level. MSA-PSA featuring Lucy McBath and find out what the Coffee, Cruise, Crush game is all about.
October 30, 2018