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Episode 34: Naomi Damask

In Naomi Damask's interview we discuss: Naomi’s story of diagnosis and treatment Finding support for her journey with Gilda Club and interviewing friends and family who had breast cancer How she decided her course of treatment with all of the options available to her....

Episode 30: Jenn Taylor

In Jenn Taylor's interview we discuss: Her struggle with infertility and miracle pregnancy with her first born Subsequent pregnancies and miscarriages How she came to have 18 children in her family What led to her decision to foster and adopt so many children Managing...

Episode 27: Sarah Nicoli

In Sarah Nicoli's interview we discuss: A little about her family and how she ended up moving from Chicago to London What it was like packing up to leave How the transition affected her kids Life in London Finding new friends If the British are welcoming of people...

Episode 22: Jen Vertanen

In Jen Vertanen's interview we discuss: Why she considered a hysterectomy at age 18 Getting pregnant at 19 and her decision to have her son How tough it was being a wife and mother while in college Having the support of friends and family How motherhood changed her...

Episode 21: Jennifer McGrath

In Jennifer McGrath's interview we discuss: Life before kids, and the tough transition to going back to work after maternity leave The stress of the routine, the long hours, and the long commute as a working mom Her decision to take a break from her corporate job to...

Episode 19: Holly Daly

In Holly Daly's interview we discuss: Growing up in a predominantly white small town in Indiana The different neighborhoods she's lived in around Chicago and her experience with the different levels of diversity Her family's reaction to her dating and marrying black...

Episode 14: Dani Steinberg

In Dani Steinberg's interview we discuss: Her journey to motherhood, which included 8 rounds of IVF The birth of her daughter, McKyla, who was 10.5 pounds and got stuck in the birth canal Her 9th round of IVF which resulted in her pregnancy with triplets Dani ending...

Episode 12: Dianne Kibbey

In Dianne Kibbey's interview we discuss: A little about her family Her career progression in technology, highlighting when her kids were young How to find the balance; "You can have it all, but not at the same time"; taking one day at a time Creating a network of...

Episode 10: Erin Reiff

In Erin Reiff's interview we discuss: How she arrived at her decision to become a Single Mother by Choice (SMC) The process of choosing a donor and going through IUI and IVF What it was like bringing her daughter home and the early months of single motherhood Being an...

Episode 8: Dee McCord

In Dee McCord's interview, we discuss: The story of her 5 year old socially transitioning from male to female If Dee struggled with her daughter making the choice to transition The mourning period that goes along with changing your expectations of how your life will...

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