Because Mom Said So

Because Mom Said So

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Known as the Original Dance Moms, Melissa Gisoni, Holly Hatcher-Frazier, Kelly Hyland and Jill Vertes are not shy about sharing their opinions, stories, laughs and advice related to motherhood, womanhood, and anything else they encounter in life.  Never strangers to conflict, joy, tears, and triumph, these women have raised their children in the public eye and have shared over a decade of friendship. Join these ladies each week not on the dance floor but around the table where they discuss the hottest topics, latest trends, lifestyle and beauty that relate to a diverse range of women while offering advice to fans around the world.

Episodes

Listener Questions #4

It’s time once again to answer some fan questions! The moms polled the listeners, and now we get to hear about Hashbrown the Dog, family traditions, keeping kids humble, and unaired Dance Moms drama. This episode is sponsored by: Uprising Food Prose Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
23/09/2146m 11s

Highs and Lows of Life (feat. Cheryl Burke)

This week, the moms invite on their first guest to the show! Friend from Dance Moms, podcaster, and professional dancer, Cheryl Burke joins to talk about life in the competitive industry, getting sober, and inspiring others through her honest and personal takes on life. This episode is sponsored by: Mathnasium Agency Pura Vida - text MOM to 38817 Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
16/09/211h 8m

Childhood Memories

It’s time to take another walk down memory lane! This week, the moms discuss their favorite memories, snacks and meals, and outside neighborhood games from when they were kids. Fun fact: as a baby, Kelly drank tea from her bottle instead of milk! This episode is sponsored by: Manly Bands Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
09/09/2151m 20s

Friendships

Friendships are forever! In this episode, the moms talk about their unique dynamic from the show to now, lasting friendships in both their lives and their kids’ lives, and work vs. personal life friends. And if you ever get a random FaceTime call from Melissa, just know it’s not a butt-dial. She wants to talk. This episode is sponsored by: Mathnasium Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
02/09/2155m 34s

Discussing Britney Spears' Situation

This week, the moms talk about Britney Spears and what she's going through–what a conservatorship is and entails, why it would even be in place, and what being in the public eye can do to you and your loved ones. We're all team Britney over here! This episode is sponsored by: Prose Pura Vida - text MOM to 38817 Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
26/08/2154m 1s

Favorite Online Buys

This week, the moms talk about some of their all-time favorite purchases made online. We also hear about Holly’s newfound infatuation with skorts, and why Trader Joe’s should have some sort of online purchase option. This episode is sponsored by: Agency FLEX - promo code: mom Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
19/08/2146m 36s

Back to School!

Now that it’s August, the moms talk about their experiences with sending their kids back to school after summer break. When’s the right time to jump on back-to-school deals? What kind of lunch boxes did their kids get? Did they scream to wake up their kids or let the alarm clock do the job? The ladies also discuss their own back-to-school shopping habits from when they were growing up. This episode is sponsored by: Ana Luisa - promo code: BMSS Green Chef - promo code: mom100 Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
12/08/2147m 9s

Advice to Our Younger Selves

We all know that hindsight is 20/20. This week the moms share some advice they wish they could give to their younger selves, probably while grabbing their shoulders and yelling. Listen in, try to take some of their words to heart! This episode is sponsored by: JustFab Ana Luisa - promo code: BMSS Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
29/07/2149m 7s

We’re Empty Nesters (mostly)!

Life moves forward, kids grow up, and the moms find themselves in a new situation: being at home alone! This week, we hear about adjusting to empty nester life, what the moms plan to do with their newfound free-time, and how they miss spending time with their kids. This episode is sponsored by: Pura Vida - text MOM to 38817 FLEX - code: mom JustFab Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
22/07/2143m 53s

Summer Plans

In the fourth episode of the summer series, the moms share their annual plans for the summer holiday–where they spend it, what they do, summer camps, golf memberships… You don’t have to leave home to enjoy your summer! This episode is sponsored by: Honey Agency gohenry - promo code: BMSS Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
15/07/2154m 37s

Summer Fashion

This week, the moms talk about the best clothes to wear during the summer, surfing, and which outfits they opt to go commando in. Also, it may benefit you to wear full coverage underwear when riding a bike with no pants. This episode is sponsored by: Ana Luisa - promo code: BMSS Cat Person - promo code: MOM Indeed Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
08/07/2146m 17s

Summer Recipes

In the second episode of the summer series, the moms share their favorite meals to make and eat during the summer. Nothing too hot or too heavy to enjoy outdoors. Plenty of fruit, veggies, and cool drinks. What do you like to enjoy in the hot weather? This episode is sponsored by Simply Earth. Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
01/07/2145m 32s

Beach Bodies

It's summertime! This week, the moms tell us about where they buy bathing suits, finding comfort in your own body, and what kind of snacks they bring to the beach. And if you see any of the moms out and about this summer, you better take your pictures with them from the waist up! This episode is sponsored by: Rothy's iD Tech - promo code: MOM Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
24/06/2149m 40s

Father's Day

This week, the moms talk about how they celebrate the men in their lives for Father's Day, how to get the best gifts, and even think about their past Mother's Days of eating burnt toast in bed. This episode is sponsored by: Indeed Honey Thrive Causemetics Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
17/06/2147m 55s

Listener Questions #3

In this week's episode, we get to hear more questions from listeners of the show. The moms talk about what other names they would've given their children, pet peeves, thoughts on quarter-life crises, and their opinions on the current trend of going out sans-bra. This episode is sponsored by: Simply Earth Public Goods - promo code: BMSS Ana Luisa - promo code: BMSS Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
10/06/2151m 48s

Home Decorations

This week, the moms talk about how they decorate their homes. We get some tips, some tricks, some insider info, and find out about a Los Angeles HomeGoods across the street from a massage place with really good food. Just when you think you've heard it all... This episode is sponsored by: gohenry (promo code: BMSS) Mathnasium Public Goods (promo code: BMSS) Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
03/06/2156m 29s

Behind the Scenes of Photoshoots

This week the moms remember all the ins and outs of dance photoshoots. The hairspray, tears, costumes, and weird shoot sets. But it was all worth it for those sweet, sweet glossy prints. This episode is sponsored by: Thrive Causemetics Simply Earth Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
27/05/2148m 17s

We Need a Vacation!

This week, the moms reminisce on past vacations they've taken with family, together, and think about where they'd like to go next. Would anyone like to sponsor a Bora Bora trip for these ladies? This week's episode is sponsored by: Rothy's iD Tech (promo code: mom) Daily Harvest (promo code: bmss) Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
20/05/2156m 14s

Imagined Life Family

Imagined Life Family immerses you in the surprising moments and challenges that shaped someone’s life before they became successful-- but there’s a catch. You won’t find out who you really are until the end of the episode, unless you follow the clues along the way! In this episode, you long to go to Africa and have adventures like Tarzan. But everyone tells you girls aren’t supposed to do things like that. You’ll just have to prove them wrong. Take a journey with Imagined Life Family and see the world through someone else’s eyes.
19/05/217m 4s

Join our Book Club!

This week the moms talk about books. Their favorite authors, recent reads, preferred genres, and why Kelly hates reading but has only ever read Fifty Shades of Grey. It's almost like you're in a book club with the moms! This episode is sponsored by: Mathnasium Public Goods (promo code: mom) Honey Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
13/05/2156m 20s

Exercise

This week, we hear about how the moms' stay fit, where they work out, what they think the best types of exercise are, and if eating Cheetos counts as real exercise. This episode is sponsored by: Simply Earth Gohenry (promo code: BMSS) Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
06/05/2148m 46s

Online Shopping

This week, the moms talk online shopping. It's more than just clothes! What makes it great, what makes it frustrating, grocery shopping online, and why there are so many young people with stacked carts at the supermarket. This episode is sponsored by: Daily Harvest (promo code: bmss) iwi Life (promo code: mom) Mathnasium Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
29/04/2154m 52s

Guilty Pleasures

This week, the moms share their guilty pleasures. Ice cream, shopping, self care, and of course, snacks. What really makes something you enjoy guilty? Tune in to find out! This episode is sponsored by: Simply Earth iD Tech (promo code: mom) Bulldog Online (promo code: MOM)
22/04/2137m 10s

Let's Talk About Pets, Baby

This week, the moms talk all things pets. From travel, to treats, to letting pets sleep in bed with them. We also find out if the moms are dog people or cat people. This episode is sponsored by: KiwiCo (promo code: BMSS) Thrive Causemetics Rothy's Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
15/04/2152m 22s

Let's Get Mani-Pedi's!

This week, the moms talk all things manicures and pedicures, to illegal heel callus shavers, to appropriate tipping procedures for nail techs during a pandemic. Also, the verdict is in: feet are gross. This episode is sponsored by Simply Earth, Honey, + Bulldog Online (promo code: MOM). Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
08/04/2144m 1s

Let's Party!

Grab the chips and dip! This week, the discussion is about greatest and funniest party accomplishments, mixed in with a couple of blunders as well. Plus, a fan question about best party moments. Would you party with the moms? This episode is sponsored by: Bulldog Online (promo code: MOM) KiwiCo (promo code: BMSS) Kids Short Stories Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
01/04/2153m 53s

Listener Questions #2

Time to answer some questions! This week, the moms get insightful, joke around, and seriously answer some of your burning questions. This episode is sponsored by: Daily Harvest (promo code: bmss) Bulldog Online (promo code: MOM) Best Fiends Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
25/03/2148m 42s

Remembering... Restaurants

After being home for the past year, the moms take another trip down memory lane, this time remembering the lost art of going to restaurants. They discuss their favorites, what they miss, how they order, and think about food. Plus, a special story about a funny celebrity dinner. This episode is sponsored by: OpenFit (text MOM to 505050–standard message and data rates may apply) HelloFresh KiwiCo (promo code: BMSS) Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
18/03/2146m 53s

It's Time for Family Game Night!

We're all spending a lot more time at home these days, and what better time than now to play some games? This week, the moms talk about what they love to play with their families, who's most competitive, and some games with some crazy names. This episode is sponsored by: Honey Bulldog Online (promo code: MOM) Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
11/03/2139m 51s

Competition vs. Recreational Dance

This week, we take a look at the differences between dancing for fun vs. dancing to win. The moms take a trip down memory lane, and remember when they started dancing, why their kids dance, and why it's so important to feel passion for what you do–dancing or otherwise! This episode is sponsored by: Bulldog Online (promo code: MOM) Acorn TV (promo code: mom) Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
04/03/2143m 27s

How To: Organization

This week, the moms talk about how to best keep everything organized–home and mind–because nothing feels better than a clean home. This episode is sponsored by: OpenFit (text MOM to 505050–standard message and data rates may apply) Best Fiends Bulldog Online (promo code: MOM) Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
25/02/2147m 3s

Extracurriculars

This week, the moms talk about when they started letting their kids branch out in their free time. First dates, sleepovers, and hair dye, but NO piercings allowed! This episode is sponsored by: KiwiCo (promo code: BMSS) HelloFresh (promo code: 10mom) Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
18/02/2140m 20s

How To: Staying Happy and Being Positive

This week, the moms discuss what motivates them to keep going, and remain happy and healthy during these trying times. This episode is sponsored by: Honey Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
11/02/2135m 52s

Cooking & Cleaning Hacks

This week, the moms discuss their favorite and weirdest hacks for meal preps and cleaning the house. Does anyone else use vinegar to clean just about everything? This episode is sponsored by: Pretty Litter (promo code: MOM) Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
04/02/2138m 9s

Beauty Tips

In this episode, the moms discuss their favorite and most questionable beauty tips, tricks, and mishaps. Beware: foot masks will make your feet peel. This episode is sponsored by: Best Fiends Sakara Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
28/01/2147m 6s

Winter Fashion

This week, the moms discuss their fave things to wear in the winter- both in cold weather and warm! Turns out, people wear scarves and boots even in LA winter! This episode is sponsored by: KiwiCo (Promo code: BMSS) Pipette (Promo code: mom) Sweaty Betty (Promo code: mom) Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
21/01/2135m 28s

Anybody Want a Snack?

What's your opinion on charcuterie boards? This week, the moms talk about their favorite and least favorite things to munch on, plus, a snack-related fan question. This episode is sponsored by: Honey Acorn TV (Promo code: mom) Pipette (Promo code: mom) Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
14/01/2145m 54s

Binge-Watch

The moms discuss what movies and television shows they’re currently obsessed with. Plus, Kelly’s Netflix brag and a “short binge” question from a listener. This episode is sponsored by: Sakara (Code: MOM) Sweaty Betty (Code: MOM) Pipette (Code: MOM) Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
07/01/2150m 32s

Gender Reveal

The moms discuss the popular trend of Gender Reveal Parties; the history, opinions, and fails. Plus, an “out of control” listener question and Jill’s blessed mom brag! This episode is sponsored by: Pipette (Code: MOM) Warby Parker PrettyLitter (Code: MOM) Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
31/12/2047m 49s

Photoshop

The moms talk about photoshop laws in other countries, retouching versus filters, and more! Plus, a selfie mom brag and a “too much” fan question. This episode is sponsored by: Natural Dog Company BetterHelp Little Spoon (Code: MOM) Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
24/12/2049m 15s

Winter Holidays

It's winter holiday time! The moms talk about their favorite foods, decorating habits, and the stresses this time of year brings. Plus a minimalist mom brag and a traditional fan question. This episode is sponsored by: Little Spoon (Code: MOM) Purple Homeschool Magnet Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook!
17/12/2055m 22s

Listener Questions #1

It's an all-questions special! The moms answer all sorts of questions about career options, favorite costumes, and what it was like being on reality TV.  Be sure to reach out with your own questions for our second listener question special! This episode is sponsored by: Homeschool Magnet HelloFresh (Code: MOM80) Storyworth Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook! 
10/12/201h 0m

Dance Etiquette

What are the spoken and unspoken rules of a dance studio? The moms talk what to do when you hate the costumes, when you think other moms are being cliquey, and when it's appropriate to bring out the sangria. Plus a scandalous mom fail and a sneaky fan question. This episode is sponsored by: Sakara Usual Wines (Code: MOM) Theragun
03/12/2055m 13s

Thanksgiving

It's Thanksgiving! The moms talk favorite recipes, apple pie contests, and their family members' love/hate relationships with turkey. Plus, a forgetful mom fail and a tasty fan question! This episode is sponsored by: Homeschool Magnet ModCloth (Code: MOM) Usual Wines (Code: MOM) Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook! 
26/11/2045m 35s

Mom Shaming

The moms lament the scrutiny society and strangers alike put on kids and moms that are even a little bit in public - whether on social media or on the beach. How do different celebrtiy moms deal with it? And do dads face the same problems? Plus, a mom brag about double standards and a judgey fan question. This episode is sponsored by: Purple Usual Wines (Code: MOM) Homeschool Magnet Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook! 
19/11/2055m 26s

Cutting the Cord

The moms talk about the difficulties of letting your children out into the world on their own, including an attachment to laundry and an airport almost-mishap. Plus an adulting mom brag and a hindsight fan question. This episode is sponsored by: Better Help Sakara (Code: MomEarlyAccess) Usual Wines (Code: MOM) Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook! 
12/11/2051m 8s

Fall Fashion

The moms talk about their favorite thing about Sweater Weather, fashion no-nos, and fun finds. Plus, a mom fail about designer shoes and a trendy fan question! This episode is sponsored by: BetterHelp Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook! 
05/11/2045m 26s

Election 2020

The moms talk about how important voting is! They discuss political anxiety, the dramedy of their neighbors' lawn signs, and the dangers of social media. Plus, a non-political  election fan question and a coming-of-age mom brag. This episode is sponsored by: Magic Spoon ModCloth (Code: MOM) Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook! 
29/10/2043m 38s

Halloween

It's Spooktober! The moms talk about their favorite Halloween traditions, weird costumes, and what things might be like this year. Plus, a tasty Mom Brag, and a fashionable Fan Question. This episode is sponsored by: BetterHelp Aurate Purple Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook! 
22/10/2045m 51s

Teen Dating

This week, the moms tackle their experiences with teen dating. What if you don't like your kid's significant other? What in the world is the difference between "talking" and "seeing" someone? And how young is too young? Plus, a romantic Mom Brag, and a Fan Question about the spotlight! This episode is sponsored by: BetterHelp Peanut Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook! 
15/10/2046m 7s

School Life in 2020

Join Holly, Jill, Melissa, and Kelly on their first episode of Because Mom Said So!  This week, the Moms talk about the trickiness of navigating this quarantine world, including getting the kids back to school, and the fun of re-learning how to cook at home. Plus, a drive-by mom FAIL, and a Fan Question about family dynamics during this trying time! This episode is sponsored by: Peanut HelloFresh Be sure to follow Because Mom Said So on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook! 
08/10/2048m 31s

Introducing Because Mom Said So

Join the Original Dance Moms: Melissa Gisoni, Holly Hatcher-Frazier, Kelly Hyland and Jill Vertes. Each week these close-knit friends discuss the hottest topics and latest trends, share their mom fails and wins, and take listener questions from around the world. Because Mom Said So premieres Thursday, October 8th!
29/09/202m 16s
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