Episode 76 – Kristen Howerton: Making Space for Empathy

Today’s guest is a hilarious, social justice minded mom of four, writer and psychotherapist  — Kristen Howerton. Her journey to motherhood was not easy and she became a mom of four in four years through both adoption and natural birth. You may know her for her book or social media “Rage Against the Minivan.” (BTW, yes, she does drive a minivan now.)  In this episode, Kristen shares about her family and adoption, her activism around racial justice, talking to her kids about race and how she’s managing pandemic life. Kristen’s perspective on life is refreshing, funny and real.

This episode is hosted by Kristin Srour

Show Notes:

Luvvie Ajayi

DeRay Mckesson

Brene Brown

How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson


Episode 153 – Polly Paulusma  – UK Singer/Songwriter

Meet UK Singer/Songwriter Polly Paulusma as we talk about songwriting, motherhood and the music business, mental health, wild swimming…and so much more! This conversation is a fun one! Learn more about Polly: pollypaulusma.com This episode was hosted by Emmy (@dremmyb). Links from this episode:  https://www.voiceokc.org/ Follow The Illuminate Podcast: Illuminate Podcast on Instagram Illuminate Podcast … more »



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