Mom Brain
Mom Brain
Nov 11, 2020
Race, COVID, and Mom Advice with Danielle Brooks
Play • 58 min

Danielle Brooks is an accomplished actress and Juilliard graduate. You know her as Taystee in Netflix's Orange is the New Black. She's done Shakespeare and was also nominated for a Tony for her role of Sofia in the 2015 Broadway production The Color Purple. In November of 2019, Danielle gave birth to her daughter, Freeya. 

This episode is all about giving and receiving mom advice. Danielle joined Hilaria and Daphne right in the streets of Brooklyn—because in reality, being a mom means adapting to the situation at hand, and that's just what Danielle did. She talked about her pregnancy, her C-section, and why she wants to move back to the south. They also cover the subject of race and how Danielle will prepare her daughter for the world. You'll hear great advice and honest conversation (plus, a train or two in the background, and probably a crying baby)!

Favorite Things:

Daphne: Loum Stress Detox Enzymatic Cleanser

Hilaria: Patched & Sewn Sweatsuits

Danielle: Be You: Affirmation Cards

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