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Moms vs. Aunts

Moms and aunts have a shared bond and unspoken sisterhood. Every week, Vanessa (the mom) and Kiki (the aunt) discuss everything from kids, partners, and friendships, to wellness, career, solo parenting, and other lifestyle topics. Brought to you by CafeMom.

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Gender Reveals: Why Are They Still A Thing?

Vanessa & Kiki discuss the absurdity of gender reveals, the "Peppa Pig Effect," and the value of a good British accent. Vanessa makes a spiked version of a classic mall favorite, the Orange Julius, for her Happy Hour Cocktail of the Week. Then she explains how you can curate your own custom subscription box with CrateJoy.com.-Approx. Segment Times:6:15 — Cocktail Recipe; Spiked Orange Julius21:30 — Hustle of the Week: Cratejoy30:30 — The Cool Down-Follow Vanessa Cantave @vanessacantave on Instagram & Facebook.Follow Kiki Monique @thetalkofshame on TikTok & Instagram.For more great parenting content, check out CafeMom.com.-Theme music composed & performed by Coney Island Music. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

44mins

26 Jul 2021

Rank #1

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Happy Hour with Reality TV Superstar Trishelle Cannatella, Queen of the Aunties

Vanessa & Kiki talk with Trishelle Cannatella (The Real World, The Challenge, Fear Factor) about her reality career, poker tournaments, and the celebs she's gotten to know along the way, from Joe Rogan & The Miz to Ashton Kutcher & Andy Cohen. Vanessa makes a New Orleans-inspired classic cocktail, the Sazerac, and dives into the world of the casino for her Hustle of the Week.-Approx. Segment Times:3:30 — Cocktail Recipe: The Sazerac10:00 — Trishelle Cannatella45:00 — Hustle of the Week: The Casino55:30 — The Cool Down-Follow Vanessa Cantave @vanessacantave on Instagram & Facebook.Follow Kiki Monique @thetalkofshame on TikTok & Instagram.For more great parenting content, check out CafeMom.com.-Theme music composed & performed by Coney Island Music. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 6mins

19 Jul 2021

Rank #2

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What Are Your Relationship Rules & Roles?

Eboni K. Williams has Vanessa & Kiki tackling the idea of roles in relationships. Is the concept extinct, or does it still serve a purpose? Plus, Vanessa makes a Chambord Lemonade and reveals which collectibles you might own would give you the best return on investment.— Segments:@02:52 — Chambord Lemonade recipe@05:48 — Roles in relationships@27:20 — Hustle of the Week: Investing in Collectibles@45:48 — The Cooldown-Follow Vanessa Cantave @vanessacantave on Instagram & Facebook.Follow Kiki Monique @thetalkofshame on TikTok & Instagram.For more great parenting content, check out CafeMom.com.-Theme music composed & performed by Coney Island Music. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

59mins

12 Jul 2021

Rank #3

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What Do We Do When Our Fictional Families Fail Us?

After Phylicia Rashad’s response to Bill Cosby’s surprise release from prison, Vanessa & Kiki wonder how we separate the fictional families in our lives from the actors behind them. Vanessa also shares her recipe for a Sidecar, and then explores crafts turned side hustles.-Follow Vanessa Cantave @vanessacantave on Instagram & Facebook.Follow Kiki Monique @thetalkofshame on TikTok & Instagram.For more great parenting content, check out CafeMom.com.-Theme music composed & performed by Coney Island Music. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54mins

5 Jul 2021

Rank #4

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Why Are We Hanging On to the Concept of "Traditional" Marriage?

From Kim Kardashian & Nick Cannon to Sister Wives & Throuples, Vanessa & Kiki wonder if "traditional" marriage should even be a goal for people. Plus, the ladies sip on Watermelon Moscow Mules, and Vanessa breaks down which jobs will be obsolete by 2030 & which will be in high demand, in her Hustle of the Week.-Follow Vanessa Cantave @vanessacantave on Instagram & Facebook.Follow Kiki Monique @thetalkofshame on TikTok & Instagram.For more great parenting content, check out CafeMom.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

57mins

28 Jun 2021

Rank #5

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How Has Selfie Culture Changed Us?

National Selfie Day (June 21st) has Vanessa & Kiki asking how selfie culture, social media, and the "Zoom effect" have changed the way we view ourselves. Plus, the ladies sip on a Pimm's Cup while learning how to make your money work for you!-Follow Vanessa Cantave @vanessacantave on Instagram & Facebook.Follow Kiki Monique @thetalkofshame on TikTok & Instagram.For more great parenting content, check out CafeMom.com.-Theme music composed & performed by Coney Island Music. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 4mins

21 Jun 2021

Rank #6

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How Do You Celebrate Father's Day?

With Father’s Day approaching, Vanessa & Kiki reflect on the dads in their lives, and what it’s like being the “dad” as a single mom & auntie. And with National Bourbon Day upon us, Vanessa celebrates with another cocktail, The Boulevardier. Plus, Vanessa’s Hustle of the Week is all about making money doing the things you already do!-Links from the show:https://www.amazon.com/primeinsider/tips/prime-samples-qa.htmlwww.ibotta.comwww.dosh.comwww.paribus.cohttps://travel.usnews.com/rankings/travel-rewards/airline-rewards/https://wrapify.comhttps://www.metromile.com-Follow Vanessa Cantave @vanessacantave on Instagram & Facebook.Follow Kiki Monique @thetalkofshame on TikTok & Instagram.For more great parenting content, check out CafeMom.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 22mins

14 Jun 2021

Rank #7

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How Has Your View of Beauty & Appearance Evolved?

This week, Vanessa & Kiki are sipping on a Lemon Cucumber Spritz and dishing on how their beauty routines thoughts on appearance have changed over the years. They hear from listeners about what questionable “beauty hacks” they remember from their childhood, and Vanessa reveals how you can make money by learning a new skill.-Follow Vanessa Cantave @vanessacantave on Instagram & Facebook.Follow Kiki Monique @thetalkofshame on TikTok & Instagram.For more great parenting content, check out CafeMom.com.-Theme music composed & performed by Coney Island Music. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 11mins

7 Jun 2021

Rank #8

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What Does Vacation Life Look Like Now?

Will your first travel plans post-quarantine be a girls’ trip or a vacation with the kids? Vanessa & Kiki discuss what trips they’re looking forward to, which countries are open to Americans now that lockdowns are being lifted, and how we can take advantage of domestic travel in the meantime.Vanessa also shares her daiquiri recipe, and dishes on a few different side hustles and income streams that share the same philosophy: If you can't beat 'em, join 'em.-Follow Vanessa Cantave @vanessacantave on Instagram & Facebook.Follow Kiki Monique @thetalkofshame on TikTok & Instagram.For more great parenting content, check out CafeMom.com.-Theme music composed & performed by Coney Island Music. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 7mins

31 May 2021

Rank #9

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How Did Lockdown Change Your Love Life?

Whose relationship survived the quarantine? What will dating look like after lockdown? Vanessa & Kiki discuss what the world opening up again means for them. We also hear from a listener who tells us her experience meeting someone during the pandemic.Plus, Vanessa makes an Espresso Martini and reveals how to monetize your junk by selling niche products online.-Follow Vanessa Cantave @vanessacantave on Instagram & Facebook.Follow Kiki Monique @thetalkofshame on TikTok & Instagram.For more great parenting content, check out CafeMom.com.-Theme music composed & performed by Coney Island Music. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 6mins

24 May 2021

Rank #10