Nov 14, 2019
Jennifer welcomes to the podcast award-winning actor, Jenna Elfman. Jenna began her career as a professional dancer before ultimately transitioning to acting. She is most well-known for portraying the role of Dharma on the hit television show, Dharma and Greg, for which she garnered a Golden Globe Award, two TV Guide Awards, and three Emmy Award nominations. Since then, she has appeared on numerous television shows, most notably Shameless, Damages, Growing Up Fisher, 1600 Penn, and, most recently, Fear the Walking Dead. Her film credits include, Friends with Benefits, Big Stone Gap, Keeping the Faith, and the cult classic, Can’t Hardly Wait. As a classically trained ballerina, Jenna has been invited twice to be a guest judge on the hit dance competition show, So You Think You Can Dance. Jenna currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband Bodhi Elfman and their two young sons. She and Bodhi host a podcast called Kicking and Screaming, in which they humorously discuss their more than 20-year marriage.
In this episode, Jenna talks about her successful and fascinating career in entertainment from professional dancing to acting in hit television shows and major motion pictures. Jenna and Jennifer relate their shared experiences as mothers and discuss the importance of self-care, privacy, and finding time for yourself. They talk about the overwhelming nature of our digital culture and the difficulties of parenting in a world where technology and cell phones have seemingly taken over major aspects of life. Jenna and Jennifer also speak about education and getting their children the proper attention and care they deserve. Finally, Jenna shares her thoughts on integrity, knowing your worth, and being forthright in asking for what you deserve.
Full show notes: https://milfpodcast.com/73