Category Archives: storytelling

Share Your Story

Two weeks ago I participated in #ppdchat on Twitter.  I do not always go now, but I wanted to know how I could help.  The topic was minority mental health awareness week. This discussion was enlightening and uncomfortable.  I know … Continue reading

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My Writing Process

My sweet warrior mama friend Kristin of Little Mama Jama asked me to share about my writing process. 1. What am I working on?  I am working on two pieces to submit to two other blogs Stigmama and a series … Continue reading

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Interpretive Dance and Cheese Curds: LTYM Milwaukee 2014

I met Alexandra on Tuesday night for a celebratory post production meeting for Listen To Your Mother Milwaukee.  We celebrated with hot chocolate (for me) and coffee (for her).  We basked in the memories of our show.  We closed down … Continue reading

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Refilling My Cup

As we get closer to Milwaukee’s second annual Listen To Your Mother Show, I am being deliberate about filling my cup. As a co-director and co-producer, my job is to ensure that the show goes smoothly.  Our fearless national director, … Continue reading

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Star of the Week: Munch

Two weeks ago Munch was the star of the week of her kindergarten class. She enjoyed her morning in the spotlight. We prepared for this week a month in advance.  I got to sit back and watch her in her … Continue reading

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Me too moments – the magic of LTYM

I am so excited to be working with the lovely Alexandra Rosas again as we launch the second annual Listen To Your Mother show in Milwaukee on April 27, 2014.  It was truly a life changing experience last year; it … Continue reading

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Stretching Beyond My Comfort Zone

During #ppdchat on Monday, I saw a tweet from the lovely Lauren Hale that really stuck with me.  “PPD is such a thief, isn’t it?” It really struck a chord with me.  I felt like my postpartum depression and my … Continue reading

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