Mother's Quest Podcast

61 EpisodesProduced by Julie Neale

Mother's Quest is a podcast for moms who are ready to live a truly E.P.I.C. life. A few months before a big milestone birthday, host Julie Neale, a life and leadership coach, community builder and mom to two high-energy boys, decided to stop sidelining her dreams and become the hero of her own journ… read more

61 Episodes | 2016 - 2019

Ep 58: Slay Your Dragon of Self-Doubt with Returning Guest Katherine Wintsch

March 21st, 2019

54:38

It’s Season Four of the Mother’s Quest Podcast! At time of recording we’re on the threshold of spring, a season of new growth and fresh opportunities.

Ep 57: On Living Your EPIC Life, Podcast Babies, Activism and the Importance of Community with Julie Neale and Anne Ferguson

March 8th, 2019

1:10:23

Welcome to this special bonus episode of The Mother’s Quest Podcast, an interview I had on my friend Anne Ferguson’s podcast – MamaFuel.

In this conversation, Anne turns the tables on me, as she asks how the epic …

Ep 56: Embrace Your Shape and Evolve Your Life with Democracy Clothing’s President Caren Lettiere

December 21st, 2018

1:12:33

I’m thrilled to share this special finale episode of the Mother’s Quest podcast with my very own sister, Caren Lettiere. Caren, ten years older than …

Ep 55: From Grief to Advocacy and a Circle of Mothers with Trayvon Martin’s Mother Sybrina Fulton

December 19th, 2018

59:59

I’m honored to bring this special episode of the Mother’s Quest Podcast to you with mother, activist, writer, co-founder of the Trayvon Martin …

Ep 54: Superheroes, Fighting Patriarchy, and Courageously Defeating Gun Violence with Ladd Everitt

December 8th, 2018

1:13:28

I’m honored to share this episode of the Mother’s Quest Podcast, the second in a series I’m recording for the Women Podcasters in Solidarity …

Choosing Gratitude: A Podcast Encore + Wish For You

November 23rd, 2018

The last few weeks where I live, in California, have been a challenging time.  Wildfires raged in Southern and Northern California, taking lives and destroying so much (including my beloved childhood summer camp, Hess …

Ep 53: Movement, Mantras and Motherhood with Erin Stutland

November 8th, 2018

37:50

I’m thrilled to share this episode of the Mother’s Quest Podcast with mother, coach, entrepreneur and mind-body wellness expert Erin Stutland. …

Ep 52: Third Chapters, Raising Adults, and Loving Ourselves with Julie Lythcott-Haims

October 26th, 2018

1:05:26

This conversation with best-selling New York Times author and Ted talk speaker Julie Lythcott-Haims was over two years in the making and yet came …

Ep 51: Equanimity & The Calm In the Storm with Mindful Parent Michelle Gale

October 12th, 2018

53:48

Hello and welcome to this episode with mindfulness educator, corporate trainer, podcast host and author of “Mindful Parenting in a Messy World,” …

Ep 50: Weaving our Ancestral Threads with Genealogist Nicka Smith

September 27th, 2018

1:12:22

Welcome to another new episode of the Mother’s Quest Podcast, one I’m sharing after a short break, so I could focus on transitioning my children into …

Mussar Yoga for Reflection and Renewal *Encore* with Edie Raphael Brotman

September 14th, 2018

49:30

We are welcoming back the 5-Day Mussar Yoga Challenge, which officially kicks off today. This is in line with my podcast episode with Edie Raphael last year on Mussar and this season of renewal. Come along for five …

Ep 49: A Conversation About Courage with Sage Hobbs and Julie Neale

August 23rd, 2018

1:03:07

Honored to share this special episode of the Mother’s Quest Podcast featuring a conversation I had with author and coach Sage Hobbs as a guest on her show, Naked Conversations. I loved all the themes that we discussed …

Ep 48: Lessons Learned Since Episode 24: Intersectionality and the Age of the New Heroine with Elizabeth Cronise McLaughlin

August 10th, 2018

1:17:46

Hello and welcome to this special revisited episode of a conversation I had a year ago with Elizabeth Cronise McLaughlin, titled "Intersectionality and The Age of the New Heroine.” This episode was one of my …

Ep 47: Celebrating Episode 00: Planting Seeds for Mother’s Quest An Introduction

August 2nd, 2018

34:24

I’m honored to share with you this episode with Renegade Mothering’s, Janelle Hanchett, mom to four ranging in age from 4 to 16, and author of the new memoir “I’m Just Happy to Be Here.” I reached out to Janelle after …

Ep 46: “Owning our Truth” with Renegade Mothering’s Janelle Hanchett

July 19th, 2018

51:10

I’m honored to share with you this episode with Renegade Mothering’s, Janelle Hanchett, mom to four ranging in age from 4 to 16, and author of the new memoir “I’m Just Happy to Be Here.” I reached out to Janelle after …

Ep 45: YOLO (You Only Live Once) and Other Milestone Reflections *Revisited* with Ryan Neale

July 5th, 2018

1:09:38

I’m honored to bring you this Episode #45 of the Mother’s Quest Podcast, a conversation I shared first a little over a year ago, when my own son Ryan marked a big milestone in his life, his 13th birthday and the …

Ep 44: A Family Legacy of Service and Leadership with California Assemblymember Rob Bonta

June 21st, 2018

59:39

I’m excited to share this second special episode this month of the Mother’s Quest Podcast, in honor of Father’s Day, with someone I’ve known and admired for over a decade through our connection at Alternatives in …

Ep 43: Love of Family and Pursuing our Fate ~A Father’s Day Special~ with David Lieberman

June 7th, 2018

48:16

What an honor it is to bring you this episode with my own father as one of two I’m having with men on the podcast this month in honor of Father’s Day.

Two things sparked my interest in having my father on the show …

Ep 42: Living with Grace and Positivity through ALS with Mary Huffman

May 24th, 2018

54:07

I’m honored to share this Episode #42 of the Mother’s Quest Podcast, a special conversation released in conjunction with ALS Awareness Month with Mary Huffman. Mary is a wonder woman unlike any I’ve ever met, who …

Ep 41: Reclaiming Ourselves in Motherhood ~A Mother’s Day Special~ with Graeme Seabrook

May 10th, 2018

1:09:51

I’m so honored to bring you this special Mother’s Day edition of the Mother’s Quest Podcast with Graeme Seabrook, a woman whose recent writing on reclaiming ourselves in motherhood through a Mother’s Bill of Rights had …

Ep 40: Live the Movie Version of Your Life with Oscar®-Nominated Producer Rachel Winter

April 26th, 2018

1:05:43

Hello and welcome to this Episode #40 of the Mother’s Quest Podcast with someone who’s grown up alongside me as my friend since I was five years old, …

Ep 39: Turboboost Your E.P.I.C. Life: Myers Briggs, Mindful Photography, and More with Alethea Cheng Fitzpatrick

April 12th, 2018

1:10:04

I’m excited to share this Episode #39 of the Mother’s Quest Podcast with a special guest who I seemed destined to know, and who I’ll have the pleasure of meeting in person when we both speak at the upcoming Gaia Women …

Ep 38: Making Space and Finding Rhythm with “Kindie Rock” Star Laurie Berkner

March 29th, 2018

58:10

I’m honored to share this Episode #38 of the Mother’s Quest Podcast with someone who even my children were excited I was interviewing… best-selling, award-winning, children’s recording artist Laurie Berkner.

Widely …

Ep 37: Generations Rising for Gun Safety with Gloria Pan

March 22nd, 2018

59:31

Hello and welcome to this special episode of the Mother’s Quest Podcast which I’m releasing just days before the March for our Lives. On March 24, 2018 the kids and families of March For Our Lives will take to the …

Ep 36: From Fear to Flow with Karly Nimmo

March 16th, 2018

58:39

I’m honored and excited to bring you this Episode #36, the first of Season Three of the Mother’s Quest Podcast.  If you had a chance to tune into the bonus episode I released last week, “Sprouting Seeds for Mother’s …

Ep 35: Sprouting Seeds for Mother’s Quest: What’s begun growing in my E.P.I.C. Life one year into the Podcast

March 10th, 2018

48:20

Hello and welcome to this special solocast, a chance for me to reflect on the first full year of living what I call my E.P.I.C. Life, the first year …

EP34: Season Two Finale: The Power of Friendship and a 50 Year-Old Book Club with Fran Lieberman and Sandy Klasky

December 14th, 2017

1:06:53

It’s a joy and honor to bring this final episode of Season Two, Episode #34, with my own mother Fran Lieberman and her dear friend Sandy Klasky, who …

EP33: Beyond the Trauma: Legacy, Compassion and Change with Mothers Against Police Brutality Co-Founder Sara Mokuria

November 28th, 2017

1:13:52

It’s an honor and responsibility to share this Episode #33 of the Mother’s Quest Podcast with Sara Mokuria, co-founder of Mothers Against Police …

EP32: Sit at the Table & Own Your Power with Chandra Brooks

November 16th, 2017

52:09

I’m honored to share this episode #32 of the podcast with Chandra Brooks, who has become a friend and a generous thought partner for me in recent months.

Chandra is a wife, mother of four, a grandmother, author, …

EP31: Brave Spaces and Solidarity with “Rad Women” Author Kate Schatz

November 2nd, 2017

1:13:17

I’m honored to share this Episode #31 of the Mother’s Quest Podcast with Kate Schatz, and the second I’m bringing to you this fall 2017 as part of …

EP30: Choosing Gratitude and Glitter with Nancy Netherland – Revisited

October 19th, 2017

1:04:24

Hello and welcome to this Episode #30 of the Mother’s Quest Podcast, a conversation I’m releasing for the second time with healer, artist, healthcare advocate and mom to two incredible girls Nancy Netherland.

Between …

EP29: Your Messy Delicious Pie Life with Samantha Ettus

October 5th, 2017

45:23

I’m excited to share this Episode #29 of the Mother’s Quest Podcast with renowned work/life wellness expert, intentional mom, bestselling author, and so much more – Samantha Ettus.

Sam is the author of The Pie Life and …

Ep 28: Mussar Yoga for Reflection and Renewal with Edie Raphael Brotman

September 22nd, 2017

49:30

Hello and welcome to Episode #28 of the Mother’s Quest Podcast that I’m bringing to you at the start of the Jewish New Year. The holiday kicks off a …

Ep 27: Courageous Conversations about Race with Nicole Lee

September 7th, 2017

58:55

Hello and welcome to Episode #27 of the Mother’s Quest Podcast and the first of several I’ll be sharing for an initiative I’ve launched called Women …

Ep 26: Surrender and Embracing Difference with Debbie Reber of TILT Parenting for “Differently-Wired” Kids

August 24th, 2017

1:03:13

Welcome to this episode #26 of the Mother’s Quest Podcast, “Surrender and Embracing Difference” with TiLT Parenting for Differently-Wired Kids founder Debbie Reber. This conversation about seeing diversity as an asset, …

Ep 25: Change the Conversation: Podcasting as a Tool for Transformation with Elsie Escobar

August 10th, 2017

57:08

I’m excited to bring this Episode #25 of the Mother’s Quest podcast to you with a podcasting leader, mentor and community builder extraordinaire- the …

Ep 24: Intersectionality and the Age of the New Heroine with Elizabeth Cronise McLaughlin

July 27th, 2017

59:40

Hello and welcome to this Episode #24 of the Mother’s Quest Podcast. I’m so honored to bring you this important and powerful conversation today with …

Ep 23: Miracle Mornings, Owning our Voice, and the Homeschooling Mom in all of Us with Lindsay McCarthy

July 13th, 2017

53:17

I’m excited to bring you this Episode #23 of the Mother’s Quest Podcast. I’m just back from an amazing week at one of my most favorite places, UCLA’s Bruin Woods Family Camp in Lake Arrowhead, where I felt like I had an …

Ep 22: Core Values, Ohana and Keystone Habits With Kalika Yap

June 29th, 2017

48:31

I’m excited to share this episode #22 with Kalika Yap, a serial entrepreneur, inventor, intentional mother, and business leader. She’s received tremendous recognition for her accomplishments, including being honored by …

Ep 21: Doing More Together, A Father's Day Special with Tony Brown

June 18th, 2017

1:03:38

Welcome to this very special Father's Day edition of the Mother’s Quest Podcast!

In honor of Father’s Day, I’m so excited to bring you this …

Ep 20: On Being Mom and Being Boss with Kathleen Shannon

June 1st, 2017

1:01:30

Hello and welcome to this episode #20 and the first in Season Two of the Mother’s Quest Podcast!  This week’s guest, Kathleen Shannon, embodies the qualities of an independent, hard-working feminist. She also has this …

Mother's Quest The Podcast: E.P.I.C. Guideposts - A Season One Reflection for Mother's Day

May 14th, 2017

42:24

I’m excited to share this special Mother’s Day episode of the Mother’s Quest Podcast! I originally envisioned this episode as a season one finale, with highlights from every episode of season one, but it ended up …

Ep 18: YOLO (You Only Live Once) and other Milestone Reflections with Ryan Neale

March 30th, 2017

1:04:29

I’m so honored and excited to bring you this Episode #18 of the Mother’s Quest Podcast with a very special guest, my own son Ryan Neale.

One of the great lessons I’ve learned is the importance of marking milestones and …

Ep 17: A Mindful Writer’s Practice with Danielle Dutton

March 23rd, 2017

59:47

I’m excited to bring you this conversation with Danielle Dutton, acclaimed Margaret the First author, whose own mother instilled an appreciation for reading and education early in her life. Danielle and I spent many …

Ep 16: Rising Up with Paola Mendoza

March 16th, 2017

56:21

The value of putting yourself in someone else’s perspective, with compassion, is something that this week’s guest, filmmaker and activist Paola …

Ep 15: Superpowers and Service with Karen Baker

March 9th, 2017

57:37

I'm excited to share this Episode #15 with you-- a conversation with Karen Baker, a mentor of mine who played a pivotal role in connecting me to a …

Ep 14: Breaking the Mold and Finding your Worth with Amanda Steinberg

March 2nd, 2017

51:54

Hello and welcome to Episode #14, the first interview in the extended season of the Mother’s Quest Podcast. Starting with today’s interview of Amanda Steinberg, I'm excited to bring you six more episodes to light our …

Ep 13: Focus on our Goodness

February 23rd, 2017

49:34

I am filled with excitement and gratitude as I bring you this Episode #13, a solocast. It is an opportunity for me to reflect on the milestone of …

Ep 12: Breaking Bread and Building Bridges with Saadia Ahmed

February 16th, 2017

57:54

In Episode #12, I am honored to share this enlightening conversation with Saadia Ahmed, who I reached out to after the recent executive order on …

Ep 11: “Flawed” with Truth Bomb Mom Kristina Kuzmic

February 9th, 2017

59:17

I am excited to share this vulnerable conversation with the Truth Bomb Mom, Kristina Kuzmic. Energetic, funny, and honest, Kristina has an …

Ep 10: Choosing Gratitude and Glitter with Nancy Netherland

February 2nd, 2017

1:03:02

I am thrilled to share this heartwarming conversation with Nancy Netherland, a healthcare advocate and a self-proclaimed mom-ologist with on-the-mom …

Ep 09: The Soul-Fueled Truth with Amber Lilyestrom

January 26th, 2017

58:56

In this interview, I am excited to share a deeply personal and reflective conversation with Amber Lilyestrom, a transformational branding and …

Ep 08: Empathy, Acts of Kindness and Climbing Mountains with Erika Greff

January 19th, 2017

46:19

In this interview, I am excited to share a thoughtful and honest conversation with wife, mother, freelance television anchor/reporter, volunteer for …

Ep 07: Living Out Loud with Jenjii Hysten

January 12th, 2017

59:08

In Episode #7 of the Mother’s Quest Podcast, I am honored to bring you this intimate, inspired conversation with Jenjii Hysten, a mother, coach, and community leader who I deeply admire.

I have known Jenjii for almost a …

Ep 06: Healthy and Happy with Dr. Elisa Song

January 5th, 2017

52:56

In this episode, I was honored to have a conversation with my children’s holistic pediatrician Dr. Elisa Song, founder of Whole Family Wellness, …

Ep 05: Live your E.P.I.C. Life to Help Your Children Thrive

December 29th, 2016

56:25

This week, I am taking a break from podcasting for the holidays, so thought I would take this opportunity to bring you a previously recorded …

Ep 04: Taking Center Stage as a Go Girl! with Lynn Johnson and Allison Kenny

December 22nd, 2016

50:19

In this episode, I’m honored to have a conversation with two amazing mothers to their 8 year old daughter, Oakland-based life and business partners …

Ep 03: Cultivating a Healthy Family with Michelle Ratcliffe

December 15th, 2016

52:20

In this episode, I’m excited to be reunited with an old friend and former colleague, Rootopia founder Michelle Ratcliffe. Michelle is a farm to …

Ep 02: Unmasking Motherhood with Katherine Wintsch

November 26th, 2016

47:39

On this episode of Mother’s Quest, I had an opportunity to talk with an amazing mother, entrepreneur, TEDx speaker, and blogger, named Katherine Wintsch about bringing authenticity into our lives as women and mothers.

Ep 01: The Spiritual Mindset of Abundance with Navjit Kandola

November 26th, 2016

51:15

Welcome to the very first episode of the Mother’s Quest podcast!

I am so honored to bring you this conversation with Navjit Kandola. Navjit is a …

Ep 00: Planting Seeds for Mother’s Quest - An Introduction

November 25th, 2016

30:08

Welcome to this introductory episode of the Mother’s Quest podcast. This solocast will give you a preview of what to expect in this twelve week …

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