There is nothing average about Dr. Marika Lindholm, a sociologist, professor, and writer. Because she lived the life-changing experience of being a single mom, Marika is using that experience and academics to become an outspoken advocate for solo moms. In 2015, Marika started a social movement, Empowering Solo Moms Everywhere, with ESME.com.
Sarah interviews Marika Lindholm, one of the editors of the new anthology We Got This: Solo Mom Stories of Grit, Heart, and Humor. This book is a collection of essays, poems, short stories, and more exploring stories by and about the lives of single moms in all kinds of circumstances and situations.
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Dr. Marika Lindholm, a trained sociologist and founder of ESME (Empowering Solo Moms Everywhere), discusses her upcoming new book, “We Got This: Solo Mom Stories of Grit, Heart, and Humor.” The book features seventy-five solo mom writers who tell the truth about their lives—their hopes and fears, their resilience and setbacks, their embarrassments and triumphs.
Featured music is “Lulu's Lullabye” by Allison August.