May 24, 2001
Keeping Track: How do
people KEEP TRACK of their kids' lives,
memories and milestones?! From birthday
plans to scrapbooks to calendars, various
moms tell us how they do it. Lucinda Anderson
has some books to help us.
May 17, 2001
Mothering Books: It's
time for the MOMbo top twelve mothering
books. You know, about the underbelly of
mothering... Each of our MOMbo regulars
contributes a few of her favorites. You'll
want to write these titles down, so be ready
with a pencil and paper. Commentary by Julia
May 10, 2001
The MOMbo Money Show:
Mom/writer Kristen Froebel talks with
Crittenden, author of The Price of
Host Nanci Olesen talks with a money EXPERT
about some of the financial perils of
and MOMbo book reviewer Lucinda Anderson
reviews books for kids about MONEY.
Commentary by Kris Berggren.
May 3, 2001
Music and Your Child and You:
MOMbo staff talks with real live musicians
who are also parents about how to keep
music ALIVE in our homes. Commentary by
director Mary Therese Martinez.
April 26, 2001
Daily Cooking: This MOMbo
encore production features Mike Menner,
chef and dad. We follow Lucinda Anderson
around as she describes her addiction to
home canning. Pam Anderson, author of How
To Cook Without A Book describes how to
get a meal on the table. Commentary by reformed
gourmet cook and mom Julia Jergensen Edelman.
April 19, 2001
Why Garden: Why gardening
is so cool. Methods of gardening with kids.
MOMbo regular Lucinda Anderson shares some
gardening resources and Anne Luce, an extraordinary
backyard gardener and mom, shares a commentary.
April 12, 2001
Toddlerhood: The harrowing
stories of moms who are in the midst of
raising toddlers. MOMbo commentator Julia
Jergensen Edelman explains her own methods
of hanging onto her humor during this wild
ride. Commentary by mom-of-a-toddler Suzanne
April 5, 2001
Feminism And Motherhood:
Can they dwell together in one soul? (Yes).
We discuss Anne Roiphe's book Fruitful:
Living the Contradictions: a Memoir of Modern
Motherhood. Sara Dick has a conversation
with feminist/mom Patricia Mack. Commentary
by Kris Berggren.
March 29, 2001
When A Baby Dies: Nanci
Olesen interviews Charlene Nelson of the
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Center. A mom
describes the birth of her stillborn son
and commentator Kris Berggren tells of her
March 22, 2001
The Amazing World Of Pregnancy:
Julia Jergensen Edelman interviews a pregnant
mom, Nanci Olesen offers a few book recommendations,
and commentator Annie Piper speaks about
her pregnant belly.
March 15, 2001
Mom Memoirs: Scrapbooks
and photo albums. Motivation and ideas for
preserving memories of these remarkable
March 8, 2001
Pets and Kids: Why should
kids have pets? MOMbo commentator Kris Berggren
explains how their dog LUNA lights up their
lives. Recommendations of good pets for
kids, from a pet store owner.
March 1, 2001
Day Care: MOMbo makes
a visit to a beloved day care in Minneapolis:
Michael Kauper and Marian Turner's Family
Day Care. Tales from moms who have searched
for a good day care. Some philosophizing
on how day care could change.
February 22, 2001
birthdays with your children... how DO you
do it so that it's not stressful on kid
February 15, 2001
Love: MOMbo salutes Valentine's
Day with an all out radio love fest. Love
poems. Tips for enjoying Valentine's Day
even when you're sleep deprived and feeling
a little less than romantic.
February 8, 2001
Winter Activities: Join
Nanci Olesen and MOMbo commentator Kris
Berggren as they sled with their kids! Book
reviewer Lucinda Anderson shares some wintertime
February 1, 2001
The Time Bind: A look
at Arlie Hochschild's book The Time
Bind, and a discussion of a mom's daily
struggles with time management. Lawyer/mom
Cindy Atsatt offers her point of view.
January 25, 2001
Labor: The Labor Symphony:
music which describes the stages of labor.
Stories from moms about LABOR.
January 18, 2001
Sleep: Sleep deprivation.
If you can stay awake through the show,
you can hear other moms' advice about getting
your child to sleep. Bedtime descriptions
from commentator Julia Jergensen Edelman.
January 11, 2001
The MOMbo Children's Show:
Voices of children, talking about their
moms. Book Reviewer Lucinda Anderson gets
some book recommendations from her daughter.
Commentary by 5th grader Henry Epp.
January 4, 2001
Fears: Host and producer
Nanci Olesen and MOMbo commentator Julia
Jergensen Edelman discuss the common and
uncommon fears of motherhood. Chicago mom
and author Michele Weldon shares a tale