Helena Andrews-Dyer, author of The Mamas: What I Learned about Kids, Class and Race from Moms Not Like Me joins Carol to talk about the complexities of raising her Black children in their gentrifying D.C neighborhood, and how parent groups (including one in which she was the only Black mom) fueled her parenting and personal growth. Carol and Helena discuss the unique anxieties of Black motherhood and ways to push through the stress to focus on the joy. Helena and Carol share parent group experiences and detail how parents can benefit from these important and helpful communities in this relatable and captivating conversation.
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