Godsmacked! JoLynne Polichette

JoLynne's business image from her website. In this episode JoLynne describes how the trauma of her first birth experience coupled with the empowerment of her second catapulted her into a career as a birth doula. She has also been an activist for policy change in Kentucky by serving on various committees and boards and has… Continue reading Godsmacked! JoLynne Polichette

Bringing Up Baby, Brooke Smart

Brooke holding several of her original watercolors from the Bringing Up Baby Series In this episode, Brooke opens up about how the failure of her marriage in the first year of her daughter's life gave her the courage and tenacity to launch herself into a new career. Through a commitment to the 100 days project… Continue reading Bringing Up Baby, Brooke Smart

…all this time in the middle? Stacy Dacheux

Stacy's profile shot from her website, sitting in her art nouveau living room. In this episode I speak with Stacy Elaine Dacheux, an LA artist and relatively new mom. Her work reaches deep into an internal well of emotional responsiveness to produce poetic recordings of various moments of her life. In this episode, she reflects… Continue reading …all this time in the middle? Stacy Dacheux

I Contain Multitudes, Annie Campbell

Annie with her work "Downstream" at the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts Conference Annie is a ceramicist and professor at Auburn University. She has a very unique experience with becoming a mother, as her son was diagnosed with a rare brain condition shortly after his birth. In this episode we retrace the… Continue reading I Contain Multitudes, Annie Campbell

#Preserving Curiosity, Justine Riley

Justine is a bookmaker and ceramicist living in rural Mayfield Kentucky with a Bachelors of Fine Arts from Murray State University. She has a seven year old son she homeschools and feeds from their family's farm. In this episode, we talk about Justine's reticence with identifying as a mother while, at the same time, taking… Continue reading #Preserving Curiosity, Justine Riley

Making a Home, Heidi Ortega

Heidi works alongside her students, ready to help them problem solve at any moment. Heidi is a Professor of Costume Design at Murray State University where she has been for over 11 years. She has two children ages 7 and 4. In this episode, she talks about the struggles her husband and she have had… Continue reading Making a Home, Heidi Ortega