Tell Me About Your Mother
About This Show
Your mom is likely the first female role model you had--good or bad. Our relationships with our mothers have an impact on us, and that's especially true for women. In Tell Me About Your Mother, journalist Amy Westervelt talks to a variety of women about what their mothers taught them, connecting these personal histories to the broader story of the evolving roles, expectations, and opportunities for each generation of women.Read more »
Most Recent Episode
Season 2, Episode 9: Journalist Maya Francis on What Her Mom Has Taught Her About Being a Working Mom and a Black Woman Who Owns Her Story
In the Season 2 closer, we talk to journalist and commentator (and Critical Frequency co-founder!) Maya Francis about her mom being a teen mom long before she had Maya, having siblings who had completely different childhoods from her own, how her parents taught her about race and gender, and how despite being a fiercely protective mother, her mom has also always maintained her own personhood.Read more »
Rated 5 out of
Thoughtful and interesting!
People get pretty deep on this show and I like it! It's not at all like the therapy session it sounds like, and has something for men, women, parents, and non-parents alike.
Date published: 2018-01-09