44 min

Write Your Own Story: The Power of Choice with The Lion & The Elephant Book as Presented by Miriam Dorsett Single Mom Tribe

    • Kids & Family

This week on the Single Mom Tribe, I have the pleasure of interviewing Miriam Dorsett, a community builder, published author and successful entrepreneur; while she humbly refers to herself as an artist, I see everyday her accomplishments reach far beyond the works that she’s produced.

Initially, I wanted to bring Miriam on the podcast to promote her recently launched children’s book, The Lion and The Elephant, an interactive art book about the journey of life and friendship, offering the children the freedom to write their own ending to the story. Some other amazing aspects to the book include illustrations done in black and white, allowing each picture to be treated as that of a coloring book; tutorials teaching the kids how to draw each character on their own are also included.

What really struck me while reconnecting with Miriam about her book, was finding out that she too had been raised by a single-mother, it was that discovery that confirmed we were meant to have this conversation. I obviously knew that Miriam was a beautiful biracial woman, what I didn’t know was that she was raising by her Caucasian mother; and here I am a white woman raising my biracial daughter, I was eager to learn more.

I always wonder am I doing enough to help my daughter to embrace all of who she is, especially when we are not closely connected with the Belizean side of her family. In a society where there is still so much “hidden” hostility surrounding someone’s color and creed, I worry about the days when she might struggle with how to identify herself and where she fits in. So to be able to hear the firsthand accounts from a woman that has gracefully grown through such difficulties, was both inspiring and reassuring.

I highly recommend you follow Miriam to keep up to date with all that she has going on, especially those local to Miami - To stay in the know in her upcoming projects find her on IG: @mdorsettnow | @zenzonemiami

And to get your very own copy of @thelionandtheelephantbook - She is generously offering a 10% Discount with the code: TRIBE10 and Donating an additional 10% of all sales to fund future events with the @single.mom.tribe

Purchase Now: chibur.info/books

This week on the Single Mom Tribe, I have the pleasure of interviewing Miriam Dorsett, a community builder, published author and successful entrepreneur; while she humbly refers to herself as an artist, I see everyday her accomplishments reach far beyond the works that she’s produced.

Initially, I wanted to bring Miriam on the podcast to promote her recently launched children’s book, The Lion and The Elephant, an interactive art book about the journey of life and friendship, offering the children the freedom to write their own ending to the story. Some other amazing aspects to the book include illustrations done in black and white, allowing each picture to be treated as that of a coloring book; tutorials teaching the kids how to draw each character on their own are also included.

What really struck me while reconnecting with Miriam about her book, was finding out that she too had been raised by a single-mother, it was that discovery that confirmed we were meant to have this conversation. I obviously knew that Miriam was a beautiful biracial woman, what I didn’t know was that she was raising by her Caucasian mother; and here I am a white woman raising my biracial daughter, I was eager to learn more.

I always wonder am I doing enough to help my daughter to embrace all of who she is, especially when we are not closely connected with the Belizean side of her family. In a society where there is still so much “hidden” hostility surrounding someone’s color and creed, I worry about the days when she might struggle with how to identify herself and where she fits in. So to be able to hear the firsthand accounts from a woman that has gracefully grown through such difficulties, was both inspiring and reassuring.

I highly recommend you follow Miriam to keep up to date with all that she has going on, especially those local to Miami - To stay in the know in her upcoming projects find her on IG: @mdorsettnow | @zenzonemiami

And to get your very own copy of @thelionandtheelephantbook - She is generously offering a 10% Discount with the code: TRIBE10 and Donating an additional 10% of all sales to fund future events with the @single.mom.tribe

Purchase Now: chibur.info/books

44 min

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