15 episodes

Motherhood Every Kind of Way is a podcast that seeks to explore the journeys of women after and through motherhood. Hosts Lynnette Li and Magda Morales interview moms from a variety of backgrounds and walks of life with the aim to unearth and highlight the unique ways in which each mother carves out her own path. They also open themselves up to honest, heartfelt #momversations - conversations that dig deeper into topics and issues that affect the lives of mothers.Special thanks to Bea Serein for allowing us to use her beautiful music.

Motherhood Every Kind of Way Lynnette Li and Magda Morales

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

Motherhood Every Kind of Way is a podcast that seeks to explore the journeys of women after and through motherhood. Hosts Lynnette Li and Magda Morales interview moms from a variety of backgrounds and walks of life with the aim to unearth and highlight the unique ways in which each mother carves out her own path. They also open themselves up to honest, heartfelt #momversations - conversations that dig deeper into topics and issues that affect the lives of mothers.Special thanks to Bea Serein for allowing us to use her beautiful music.

    Episode 15: Liz's Journey

    Episode 15: Liz's Journey

    In this episode Lynnette talks with Liz Lin. Liz self identifies as a writer, adjunct professor, and co-founder of Progressive Asian American Christians (PAAC). She lives in Ann Arbor, MI with her spouse and two kids. Liz shares how she's had to find her own path after realizing that a lot of her career choices have been driven by appeasing her parents' wishes, her struggle with finding time to do meaningful work while still spending quality time with her children, and the difficulty in finding a faith community for her family that also reflects her values and racial-identity.
    Follow Liz's writing on race, culture, and identity at mynameiselizabeth.com or visit her author page at The Salt Collective webmag, which curates unusual discussions on faith, politics, culture, and media.

    • 51 min
    Episode 14: India's Journey

    Episode 14: India's Journey

    Magda interviews India in this episode.
    She's an esthetician, make-up artist, blogger, and stay-at-home-mom to three kids. India talks about what her experience was like becoming a mom while she was in high school, and how she wishes there were more conversations for mothers-to-be around what c-section looks like. India is unexpectedly joined by her son during this interview, and his sweet playing and giggling in the background of the audio are such a wonderful reminder of what motherhood sounds like sometimes.
    Follow India's blog at http://lipstickandlaundryblog.com/

    • 30 min
    Episode 13: Aiysha's Journey

    Episode 13: Aiysha's Journey

    In this episode, Lynnette interviews her friend Aiysha Sinclair, who is originally from Southern California but moved last year to Savannah, GA. Aiysha describes herself as a mother, a children's book author, an artist, and an energy healing practitioner. She followed her curiosity about the U.S. South to Savannah where she planned to do research for her second children's book, and has also found herself on staff at the Savannah African Art Museum.
    Aiysha shares what it was like for her to become a mother when she was 19 years old, and what parenting her own 19-year-old daughter is like today. She talks about what it was like to be a single mother after her divorce in her early twenties, and how she chose letting go over resentment. She also shares her own work healing herself which has enabled her to redefine what love looks like in her life, and gain the ability to show affection and practice being vulnerable in all her relationships.
    Check out Aiysha's work as an author/storyteller and her first children's book Saroja's Quest at Brownsugarfairies.com, and follow her healing practice at Thehealingfairy.com!

    • 39 min
    Episode 12: Molly's Journey

    Episode 12: Molly's Journey

    In this episode Magda interviews Molly Chanson, writer and entrepreneur. After having her two sons, Molly designed a clothing line for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Molly shares her motherhood journey after her recent divorce, how she's trying to stop comparing herself to other mothers, and how she wishes that society would talk more broadly about breastfeeding.
    Follow her blog at Soul Ma or subscribe to her Monday Mantra. 

    • 36 min
    Episode 11: Relationship after Kids: a Momversation

    Episode 11: Relationship after Kids: a Momversation

    In this episode, Magda and Lynnette discuss the ups and downs of their relationships with their spouses after having children. Magda talks about how she didn't give this topic a thought before they became pregnant with their first surprise baby! And Lynnette talks about how her marriage trouble prior to having children might have helped ease the transition into parenthood. 

    • 37 min
    Episode 10: Daette's Journey

    Episode 10: Daette's Journey

    In this episode, Magda interviews Daette Lambert, mom to three kids, two boys ages 2 and 4, and a 7 month old baby girl. She works full-time as an administrator of a residential building affiliated with the University of Chicago and has been married to a wonderful man for 11 years. She's originally from central Illinois and a country girl at heart.
    Daette shares how working full-time is kind of like a mini-vacation from her kids, how "impatience" might be her special super power to getting things done, and how her biggest piece of advice for new moms would be to trust themselves.

    • 28 min

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Fun, poignant, helpful, and healing. Something positive to listen to while you commute, clean house, exercise, or whatever. It's good company.

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