Let's Talk Memoir

Episode 82 ft. Cathy Shields

Brooke Warner

Cathy Shields joins Let’s Talk Memoir for a conversation about the role guilt and grief have played in her experience parenting a unique child, how she has navigated her daughter’s diagnosis of severe cognitive disability, writing about complicated mothers and complicated mothering, protecting children in our work, critical mothers, living in the contradiction, and her memoir The Shape of Normal.

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Episode 96 ft. Maureen Murdock

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