The Yap Podcast

The Yap Podcast Podcast

Join three PR, Media & Fashion experts as they take you on a revealing journey through the modern world of motherhood. A powerful combination of creativity, sass and business acumen, these modern mamas have proven that women can indeed wear many hats; you just have to know how to style them. From mum fails to fashion must haves, business start ups to trending technology; these uncensored mums dish the dirt on how to juggle homelife with fast paced careers and savvy social lives. Each episode welcomes a powerhouse guest; a boss babe that will shed light on their career or family life, spilling the beans on how to awaken the inner daydreamer and emphasise to listeners that creativity is for the courageous! Best served with coffee. Or wine. Yappers on INSTAGRAM: Laura Lees: @the_stylist_trade Kat Orchard: @katsgotyourtongue_ Lauren Murphy: @thestylefiles.aus

Quick and easy PR tips you all should know!
This mini-sode we cover a few PR tips & tricks from one of our own yappers, Kat! Join us as Kat shares a few tips and tricks that just might help your business or brand hit the headlines via clever storytelling. As usual, we have a few laughs along the way, and hopefully you will too!...

Pre & Postpartum Care Tips with The Mummy Trainer
Postpartum Care Tips with The Mummy Trainer   In the episode we welcome Sarah Male, aka The Mummy Trainer, to discuss safe and effective training for every stage of motherhood a MUST LISTEN!    Sarah talks us through her holistic online programs she built for mum's around the world, to conduct safe in-home workouts with ongoing support and guidance from Sarah herself; a fully qualified Personal Trainer and Women’s Health expert.    The episode takes a humorous turn when we practice our pelvic floor ex...

Pre & Postpartum Care Tips with The Mummy Trainer
Postpartum Care Tips with The Mummy Trainer   In the episode we welcome Sarah Male, aka The Mummy Trainer, to discuss safe and effective training for every stage of motherhood a MUST LISTEN!    Sarah talks us through her holistic online programs she built for mum's around the world, to conduct safe in-home workouts with ongoing support and guidance from Sarah herself; a fully qualified Personal Trainer and Women’s Health expert.    The episode takes a humorous turn when we practice our pelvic floor ex...


"BUILDING YOUR EMPIRE with Evette Hess of Makeup Cartel, Part 2
Part 2  Ever wondered how a new mum can go from working as an employee in the beauty industry one day, to creating her very own industry leading, Multi-Brand Makeup Empire the next? In this episode, you find out exactly how Evette Hess, owner of Poni Cosmetics, Esmi Skin Minerals and Lip Heros did just that! She shares the process behind the development and rapid growth of her three brands, and what sacrifices she made along the way.  We hear about Evette's super successful Influencer Marketing Strategy ...

BUILDING YOUR EMPIRE with Evette Hess of Makeup Cartel (Part1)
Ever wondered how a new mum can go from working as an employee in the beauty industry one day, to creating her very own industry leading, Multi-Brand Makeup Empire the next? In this episode, you find out exactly how Evette Hess, owner of Poni Cosmetics, Esmi Skin Minerals and Lip Heros did just that! She shares the process behind the development and rapid growth of her three brands, and what sacrifices she made along the way.  We hear about Evette's super successful Influencer Marketing Strategy and the c...

WE'RE BACK BABY - Catch Ups Over Coffee with The Yap Gals
Anybody notice we've been MiA? Where have we been? What have we been up to? Well the truth is, we hit the snooze button. We were tired in both mind and body; and needed a little recharge and reset, and we certainty aren’t ashamed to admit that.   In this episode we openly discuss where our heads have been at these past two months - including ER visits, business start ups, mental and physical health nurturing, psychic visits, award nominations and more!.   We delve into the power of mindset and its stren...


"It Ain’t Weak To Speak" with SAM WEBB
Our first ever MALE boss babe has arrived!  We welcome Actor, Speaker and Charity Co-Founder, Sam Webb, to the studio to yap about stardom, set backs and speaking up.. “It ain’t weak to speak”.  These five powerful words are at the core of Sam’s passion and purpose - his Non-For-Profit  Mental Health Charity, Livin’. Livin’ is responsible for spreading mental health education and awareness like wild fire around Australia, and prompting individuals to speak up. The team have used a prominent branding st...

From Passion to Profession - How this QLD Mum Cracked the US Market
Our guest this episode is the beautiful Ingrid Bonnor of International Sleep and Loungewear label, Homebodii. From her humble beginnings starting a creative outlet project in a Gold Coast bedroom, to signing multi-million dollar deals with International retail giants - (The Iconic, Urban Outfitters, Nordstrom and more); Ingrid has continued her business path authentically despite its 200% growth year after year.  Ingrid takes us down her very “green” path to success and shares tips on making business deci...

Baby Give Back with CEO Carly Fradgley.
In this emotionally-driven episode of The Yap, we sit down with Commercial Lawyer turned Children's Charity CEO, Carly Fradgey, and learn what lead this Mother-of-Two to start Baby Give Back. We hear some hard-hitting stats about babies in crisis, and how Carly and her Baby Give Back team, (with the help of the wider community), have provided live-changing essentials to those families in need.  Carly opens up on strategies to overcome set-backs and fears, plus delves into the surprising importance social ...


From Sideline to Spotlight with Margaux Parker
A much-loved radio identity, Margaux Parker is one busy woman.  A mother of four, co-host of a radio show and wife to Rugby League legend Corey Parker, Margaux yaps to us about what it was like to place her dreams on hold to be the primary caregiver of her four children, while supporting her hubby’s intensive career as a professional footballer.  Sharing juicy stories of what it was really like to be a WAG, and how she managed being on her own during footy season, Margaux doesn’t hold back.  Now she’s stepp...

Woman on Top with Alison Geale
Join us as we yap with the inspirational Alison Geale.  A leader in one of Australia’s largest media companies for over 20 years, Alison shares her advice on how to lead a fulfilling career working in large organisations.  Now working within renowned child protection agency, Bravehearts, Alison shares her stories on how to innovate within a corporate structure, and think like an entrepreneur, while being part of a large company. An episode perfect for those who have thriving careers within the corporate wor...

Sh*t We Love!
A short and sweet mini-sode dedicated to highlighting a few things we love including services, shows, products and hacks to make life easier!...


Success After 30 with Rosie Luik
Mother, Model, Presenter, Ambassador, Children’s Author... all post 30! Rosie is ticking off her career goals quicker than you can say Boss Mama!  In this empowering episode, hear Rosie’s colourful story of motherhood, ambition and strength. Prepare to be mind-blown when Rosie discusses her selfless life choices, as she opens up about her path to becoming the first altruistic surrogate in Queensland.  Rosie is an inspiring advocate for turning your dreams into realities, and is living proof that you can ...

S2. Ep2. Returning To Work Post Children
This episode we discuss our post children return to work.  We yap about societal changes, personal challenges and adaptions, preferred family/work routines, childcare choices, flexible workplaces and more.  What we find interesting is that all three of us Yappers were excited to head back to work after our bubs, yet the vast majority of women in today’s world feel the dreaded ‘Mum Guilt’ for simply doing so. There needs to be a movement in changing this mindset, to make this, (already challenging time), a ...

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S2. Ep1. GET SH*T DONE with Lorraine Murphy
The Yap is bringing in the new year with business big gun, Lorraine Murphy, who joins us for our first episode of 2019!  Lorraine is an Award-Winning Entrepreneur & Best-Selling Author, (“Remarkability”, “Get Remarkably Organised”), who founded her first business - The Remarkables Group in 2012; and soon grew it to a seven figure business.  In this highly motivating episode, we yap through the importance of morning rituals, share effective goal setting strategies to turn you into a productivity machine; a...


Episode 9. The Year That Was
In our final episode for 2018, we take our listeners through the journey of starting this podcast and how we’ve navigated it alongside our family and work life.  The tables are tuned as we ask each other the tough questions, and discuss what we’ve all learnt from our wonderful guests. You’ll hear our why, our how and all that’s in between; plus give you a snapshot into what to expect from the show in 2019. There will be no filter and perhaps passionate over use of the f@$k word...

Episode 8. THE POWER OF SLEEP with Kylie Camps, Owner/Director of The Kind Parenting Company
Yes, that’s right mamas, that elusive, precious shut-eye we have all been daydreaming about  - SLEEP!  In episode 8, we yap to the inspirational twin-mama, Kylie Camps, (formerly known as The Sleep Mama), as she drops the answers you’ve all been so tirelessly searching for… zzzzzz Kylie unveils clever tips and tricks on getting your infants and toddlers to sleep, plus discusses the devastating effects of sleep deprivation; and just how much sleep is responsible for our overall well-being. Kylie opens up ...

Episode 7. TAKING YOUR CREATIVITY SERIOUSLY with Jesse, Founder + Creative Director of Louie Luxe
This episode is for the dreamers. It's for the creatives who believe in their art, but may need a little guidance into believing in themselves. It shares a warm story of a humble self-taught designer who is now one of Australia's most loved artists! We sit down for a yap with Boss Mama Jesse Windle; Founder and Creative Director of Louie Luxe. She's a magician with a paintbrush, a true creative soul. Known for her stunning customization work, Jesse creates art through her client's most intimate moments t...


Episode 6: Mind Over Matter: Take back YOUR power with Doula Jules Coffey
Join us as we take back our power! This episode we yap to Jules Coffey, qualified Doula and Instagram mummy influencer, on how mindset is EVERYTHING.  Jules explains what a Doula is, how they assist during pregnancy and labour and discusses some helpful recommendations to help you create a wonderful birth experience. If you’re expecting your first, or even second or third child, this is a must listen! Jules’s magnetic energy is contagious and we know you’ll take multiple takeaways from this ep!...

Episode 5. Say YES to the Hustle
In this motivating episode of The Yap, we tell that pesky self doubt in your head to step aside and make way for the hustle!  Running a side project certainly ain’t easy, so we yap through some helpful recommendations to keep you hungry for success and bin the excuses. It’s all about saying YES and figuring out how later. We openly discuss how juggling motherhood and work life can be tough, but manageable; and let you in on the path we took to bringing our own creative projects to life.  A new segment, “...

Episode 4. SELF-MADE WOMEN - How Being Authentically YOU Can Be the Key to Success With Boss Mama Revie Jane
Devoted wife, mother-of-two, entrepreneur, lifestyle influencer, author and public speaker. There’s just something about Revie Jane.. We sit down to yap with Rev about sharing both her personal and business journeys online, and how she built a community of loyal and supportive followers by living her life out loud.  Revie takes us down an inspiring path, letting us in on how she chose happiness over darkness; whilst also offering some invaluable tools on how to live life with PURPOSE.  This episode is a...

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BONUS Episode 3. NEW YOU, WHO DIS?
In this revealing bonus episode, we throw away our notes, toss out our content structure and strip things right back to a place of complete vulnerability. You see, sometimes we turn up and shit just doesn’t go to plan. This was one of those days. But we dusted ourselves off and got back on that horse; and laid down our realest episode yet. An episode about some of the darkest struggles we face as new mothers.  Lightening things up a bit, we also yap about the importance of self-love, the rollercoaster r...

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Episode 2: The Importance of Networking in the Modern World of Business
The unstoppable and ever-so-stylish Kayla Boyd joins us for a yap about the importance of networking in the modern business world. The entrepreneurial mum-of-one is the founder of the inspirational networking series Find Your Fierce and shares her practical insights into how she juggles her family life with her passion projects. Proving that you are in the driving seat of your life, Kayla is open, honest and remarkable as she describes how she finds purpose by living her life out loud and with heart....

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Episode 1. Taking Your Business From The Dining Table To Global Success
Welcome to our first episode! This ep features the incredible Sash Deacon, founder & designer of the wildly successful adult & kids label, Beau Hudson! Join us as we yap to the inspirational mum-of-three about taking your project from dining room table to global phenomenon. Sash shares the highs and lows of running a global brand, including the pivotal moment that drove Beau Hudson from a home business to a fashion house. The boss mama also dishes the dirt on the celebs who slide into her DM's requesting ...

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