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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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Three is the Magic Number

I took Munch to a performance of Schoolhouse Rock Live at Soulstice.  This theatre company is very special to me.  The artistic director is a dear friend who is one of those soul mentors.  Char helped me believe in myself … Continue reading

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Search for community

The entire Listen To Your Mother experience has made me realize that I hunger for connection.  I decided to make conversation and get to know some of the moms whose daughters also attend Munch’s dance studio.  I needed to break … Continue reading

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Dare Update #BlogHer 13

I took a huge leap out of my comfort zone, and I attended my first blogging conference.  In typical Jen fashion, I went all out to the largest blogging conference, BlogHer.  This conference inspired, motivated and challenged me.  I went … Continue reading

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Daring Greatly – LTYM reading on YouTube

The anticipation is finally over.  I am so proud of our amazing cast.  I had the honor of reading along these amazing women and one young man for Milwaukee’s inaugural Listen To Your Mother show.  It is like giving birth … Continue reading

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Quest for the holy grail – bra shopping

After nursing for a combined total of thirty-three months, my old (non-nursing bras) just did not fit.  They were all stretched out.  I knew that I could not go up on stage without adequate foundation garments, so I planned a … Continue reading

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Daring Greatly: LTYM update

Three weeks ago, I told this story in front of my friends, my family and complete strangers at Listen To Your Mother Show Milwaukee.  It was so scary to step out there and own my truth.  I also helped to … Continue reading

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Rising from the Ashes

Today is a momentous day for me. It marks the two year anniversary of my journey towards recovery. It was Mother’s Day, 2011. My daughters were then 7 months old and three and a half years old. I was at … Continue reading

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Tapping the Mic: Is This Thing On?

Is this thing on?  Taps the mic a few times.  Oh no, I have just gotten the evil eye from my technical director.  Tapping the mic is a no-no.  In all seriousness, I have the utmost respect for the technical … Continue reading

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