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Woke Mommy Chatter- The Podcast

Apr 9, 2018

When the boy child called me ‘Blackie’ from the back of his car seat and then told me proudly that his friend from school told him that word was another word for Black people, I started down this path to unpacking what it means to be a Black parent to black children in this world.  Part of the village that keeps...


Mar 30, 2018

Black kids are struggling in school. This is a fact all across North America.  Canada is no exception.   For many there's chronic underachievement. In this episode, I chat with Trish, author of the Confessions of a Hustling Mama blog.  We begin and end by talking about the challenges of learning while Black, but we also...


Mar 30, 2018

This episode I continue my discussion with Brianne DeRosa  author of the Red, Round or Green blog, about finding work life balance as a working mom, race, privilege and the fact that children never stop needing a parental presence.  Be sure to Brianne's article that started this conversation, written for Motherwell...


Mar 30, 2018

There's a silent struggle that many women, of all colours are facing today....the seemingly impossible search for work-life balance.  Brianne DeRosa is the author of the Red, Round or Green blog and in the first part of my conversation with her, we talk about her article written for Motherwell Magazine, On not leaning...


Mar 27, 2018

What would it be like to just pack up and leave it all behind for a new country?  What would it be life to NOT have to have the dreaded Black parent 'talk' with your son?  What would it be like to live a life free of daily microaggressions and stress completely related to your race?  Aja Rutledge found out. The day...