Hollywood Sports Mom
Hollywood Sports Mom Carol Silver talks weekly with special guests covering celebrities, athletes, parenthood, infertility, cancer, karma and other curveballs in life, that will leave you laughing, crying and inspired.
Podcast trailer for Hollywood Sports Mom. Carol Silver talks weekly with special guests covering celebrities, athletes, parenthood, infertility, cancer, karma and other curveballs in life, that will leave you laughing, crying and inspired.
Episode 024 - Me, My Surrogate And My Baby Boy
Carol re-caps her surrogacy journey with her gestational carrier Marina: how they found one another, the process, the embryo transfer, the comedy that ensued before baby’s birth, their feelings afterwards and the community of helpers that come together to make miracles happen.
Episode 023 - The Most Perplexing Traffic Intersection: Interview w/a NC DOT Rep.
Carol interviews a NC DOT rep to learn how, and why, one new traffic pattern can cause mass confusion amongst local drivers. Revelation: this new traffic configuration is being tested…it’s currently the only one in the WORLD.
Episode 022 - Interview w/Santa…Live From The North Pole!
Carol’s biggest interview yet: Santa Claus, live fr: The North Pole. Santa answers kids’ questions plus shares (never heard before!) stories about the reindeer, elves, his many celebrity friends and his complicated relationship with Frosty The Snowman. Merry Christmas to all!
Episode 021 - Our Worst Dates Ever!
Melissa met a cute guy at the gym and Carol met a NHL player. And they turned out to be their worst dates ever. Fear not - a random, fun Peyton & Eli Manning story helps lighten the vibe at the end.
Episode 020 - USA’s Border Control Issue: Two Sides
Carol explores both sides of the USA’s border control issue with chilling stories from CA that changed her views: fentanyl, failing schools and understanding the plight of undocumented immigrants are all discussed.
Episode 019 - Halloween Is Here!
Five things you didn’t know about Halloween, the creepiest haunted places in America, ghosts, goblins, ghouls, witches & more.
Episode 018 - Two Hollywood Bomb Moms Talk Staying Fit & Fave Celebrities: Mariah Carey, Michael Strahan & More.
Carol and her CA soul sista Melissa Vogel of the hit “Bomb Mom Podcast” hit their fave celeb encounters, hot girls who do gross things and how they’re both triggered by the sound of nail clippers in public.
Episode 017 - A Mini-Mogul In The Making
Sixteen year old “mini-mogul in the making” Zack details his sneaker business, the inspiration behind it, the challenges & his vision for the future. Believe in Gen Z!
9/11: Remembering That September Day
As a New Yorker, Carol reflects on 9/11: hearing the first, confusing news reports while in a cab, the moment the North Tower fell, running on adrenaline for days and the instant, and ever-lasting, impact that remains.
Episode 015 - Home Design Tips with Luxury Home Designer Eddie Rider
Luxury home designer Eddie Rider of Designer’s Lane podcast joins to share easy, inexpensive ideas to modernize your home. Plus: Living your life with character, Carol fights w/bratty kids at the playground, and copperheads invade the Carolinas.
Episode 014 - Everything Boobs: Implants, Cancer, BRCA Gene & Everything Else
EVERYTHING BOOBS! Yep, boobs. If you have a woman in your life you care about, it’s a MUST see. Carol & guest Niki discuss breast cancer & BRCA gene mutations as two women who lived it. Plus: growing up flat-chested, nipple symmetry, plastic surgery, oh & Carol frantically dodges a tornado. www.breastcancer.org/screening-testing UncLineberger.org BRCAFoundation.org
Episode 013 - It’s Official: Carol Is A Witch!
Wren, an empath/artist/witch joins to hear about Carol’s crazy psychic moments and offers her own insights on intuition, tarot cards & more.
Beyond Booyah: Remembering ESPN anchor Stuart Scott
On their mutual birthday, Carol shares stories of her friendship with ESPN anchor Stuart Scott and pays tribute to the man (and the loyal friend) that he was, when the cameras went off.
Episode 011 - He’s Only 14 Years Old...And He’s Fighting To Save His Hometown
Carol talks to 14-year old activist Lucky, who is fighting to save the only hometown he’s ever known: Santa Monica, CA. Lucky explains the horrific daily scenes, why he refuses to leave, and his plans to stay and fight. Who says “grit and guts are gone“ in our younger generations?
Highlights from Episodes 6-9
Highlights from Hollywood Sports Mom episodes in May & June...more laughs, tears...and amazing people met along the way.
Episode 010 - Marriage, Infertility, Dreaded Hormones And Finding Creative Outlets To Soothe Struggles
Guest Erin of popular IG @mybeautifulblunder joins Carol to discuss infertility at age 26 vs. age 39, and finding creative outlets to help soothe any struggle. Also: the times they had to shoot up at sporting events and on a Delta flight, and the time Carol nearly got arrested due to a hormonal drug - crazy times!
Episode 009 - A Good Dad Can Change The World
Combat Military Veteran/Purple Heart/Bronze Star Recipient/Radio Host & amazing single dad Bryan Suits joins to talk fatherhood, raising kids w/grit & how LA sucks. Carol reminds him of advice he gave her that changed the course of her life & as a testament to Father’s Day, then shares the most powerful lesson her Dad (& Mom) taught their daughters.
Episode 008 - LA Is A Dump
Every part of Los Angeles is now unsafe: insane, dangerous laws were passed, criminal vagrants from all over the country then fled to LA to shoot up on the streets with zero punishment. Also: being held by knifepoint in Beverly Hills, kids in danger, rampant sexual assaults, SWAT teams and stupid celebrities.
Episode 007 - Talkin’ IVF, Infertility & The Impacts on Friendships, Money And Marriage
As a follow-up to earlier infertility-related episodes, Carol is joined by Brinda, the admin of the “IVF, Infertility And Pregnancy Support” Facebook group that has over 16k members worldwide. They discuss personal & raw topics such as: picking yourself up after loss, finding the finances & how infertility affected their marriages. They also cover “3 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Began My Infertility Journey.”
Episode 006 - Bad Prom Pictures, Near Death Experiences And Fiesty Old Men
Guest/Photographer Teresa of My Friend Teresa Studios stops by to chat elaborate teen photo shoots and then she shreds Carol’s 1991 prom pic. Also: Carol’s near-death experience over an air conditioner, and an epic life lesson re: all men is revealed.