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Voices for Change: Mom Shaming

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Posted at 5:50 PM, Sep 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-10 17:53:14-04

Some moms receive sharp criticism from other moms, and also family and friends, about decisions regarding their children and careers. Why do moms shame other moms? How do you deal with it? And how do moms heal from the hurt that mom-shaming causes? Joining Danita are Anita Flowers, career and life coach and founder of Blue Sage Career Strategies; Rhonda Carlson, an executive director for a non-profit who has two sons (one is 10, another 17 months) who was shamed by her family when she had her second child and struggled to breastfeed; Octavia Donnelly, an attorney who took a break to raise her two children, one of whom has special needs; and Teisha Douglas, an RN who went back to school to become a nurse practitioner, who has two sons.

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