During the first couple days of filming, I gave each mom a list of questions I wanted them to consider. No pressure: just some ideas to get the stories flowing. I asked them to choose what they wanted to talk about, what they felt comfortable sharing – and no topic was off limits.Of course a lot of mamas were a little shy at first; after all, many of them had never met me before and here I am asking them to spill the dirt on topics they reserve only for their closest girlfriends, or maybe no one at all! Weeeellllll, Shayna – god bless her – had no shame. No fear. “Tell me about your vagina,” I said. And that she did.
(As a matter of fact, Shayna happens to be a stand-up comic, and half of the comedy team behind the genius Pump and Dump show. Go see her. You won’t be disappointed.)
Saralyn Ward is an award-winning writer, wellness advocate, and mountain mama. She is the founder of The Mama Sagas, writes for several publications and hosts a regular parenting TV segment on Colorado's Everyday Show. When she's not huddled over edits, you're likely to find Saralyn climbing peaks or skiing down them, and reminding herself that the two little girls that call her mom are not the boss of her.