About Your Mother

About Your Mother


Latest Episodes

015 My Mother Next Door | Diane Danvers Simmons
December 08, 2021

In this episode of About Your Mother, we hear the story of Diane Danvers Simmons, whose mother left and moved next door with three college men when Diane was sixteen years old. - A successful business

014 The Miracle of Adoption is Surviving | Ashley Mitchell
November 18, 2021

To honor National Adoption Month this November, I bring you a big brave story. In this episode of About Your Mother, meet Ashley Mitchell. - Ashley Mitchell is the founder of Lifetime Healing Foundati

013 Writing My Secrets | Amy Ferris
October 14, 2021

In this episode of About Your Mother, meet Amy Ferris. Amy is witty, brutally honest, talented, and regal, like Meryl Streep, and she looks like her too. - Ruth Pennebaker of the New York Times descri

012 Writing Her Truth Helps Others | Angie Kim
September 24, 2021

In this episode of About Your Mother, I am pleased to introduce Angie Kim. Angie's debut novel Miracle Creek was named Best Book of the Year by Time, The Washington Post, and The Today Show. It went o

011 Changing Lives With Empathy | Peter Mutabazi
May 07, 2021

In this episode of About Your Mother, you will meet Peter Mutabazi - a remarkable human being who survived a traumatic childhood, only to use that experience to transform lives. He ran away from an abusive father at the age of ten and was homeless on t...

010 Adoption Encapsulates Everything That Is Life | Jeff Forney
April 30, 2021

In today's episode of About Your Mother, we have a poignant discussion on the meaning of the word Mother. Joining us is Jeff Forney, a photographer, visual story sharer, and a dear friend. - Prepare to be inspired by a touching dialogue on the meaning...

009 The Lessons Were In How She Lived | Sarai Obermeyer & Amy Kelly
March 23, 2021

In honor of International Women's Month, today's episode of About Your Mother brings you a story highlighting the strength and power of maternal lineage. In this dual interview, we celebrate the life of Vera Obermeyer,

008 Your Story Isn’t About You | Melanie Spring
March 02, 2021

What does it mean to own and share our own stories? Why would other people want to hear our stories?  - In today’s episode of About your Mother, we answer those questions with our special guest, Melanie Spring. Melanie is a vibrant speaker,

007 My Eponymous Fashion Line As A Love Letter to My Mother | Olivia Joffrey
December 09, 2020

In the latest episode of About Your Mother, we have a conversation with Olivia Joffrey. Olivia owns an eponymous fashion line that serves as a love letter to her mother, Anne-Marie. Through osmosis, Olivia absorbed the colorful and artistic life that h...

006 Pursuit of Truth With A Capital T | Julie Barton Part 2
December 03, 2020

We are in the second part of our series with the wonderful Julie Barton. In our previous episode, we talked about Julie's childhood memories and her path to becoming a New York Times bestselling author with her book,