Category Archives: storytelling

Warrior Mom in Action

I had an idea that began nearly two years at BlogHer.  I wrote this proposal, and a small change was made. I was not content with the small change, and I felt like more could be done. Katherine reminded me … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Thank You

To the little girls who made me a mom, I thank you both for loving me so unconditionally.  Munch, my firstborn, you are the one who made me a mama.  I love how you see me.  You really know your … Continue reading

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Listen To Your Mother 2015 – post show letdown

I had forgotten about the letdown that you feel after being in an amazing experience.  The past two years I remained in a state of shock for about a week after the show ended.  This year I missed our cast, … Continue reading

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Full Speed Ahead

So we are a scant seven and a half weeks  away from our third annual Listen To Your Mother show, Milwaukee!! I just gave myself a mini heart attack by counting down the days and weeks. Alexandra, Rochelle and I … Continue reading

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Holding space for stories

The art of storytelling is as old as the human race.  Our stories connect us.  We tell stories to remind of us where we have come from.  My girls love to hear stories about when they were babies.  January is … Continue reading

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In honor of a WWII veteran

My late paternal grandfather, John L. Pody, served as part of the Army Corps of Engineers during World War II.  He in the Aleutian Islands just off of Alaska.  His skill in fishing and hunting helped keep his fellow soldiers warm … Continue reading

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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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