February 6, 2002
MOMbo #15: Jack Zipes,
a University of Minnesota scholar and
describes his reaction to the story of
the Mother's Ghosts (The Cinderella story),
found in a book of essays by Angela Carter
called Burning Your Boats. Julia
Jergensen Edelman and Carstens Smith
him to discuss this fairytale. MOMbo
book reviewer Lucinda Anderson offers three
books for 2002.
February 13, 2002
MOMbo #16: Bruce Roseman,
author of A Kid Just Like Me,
describes overcoming the challenges of
Deficit Disorder with his son. MOMbo
Cross presents an interview with an Irish
mother who sends her children to the
S. for a summer program with an American
Family. Writer Linda Buturian offers
into her life as a mom raising kids in
February 20, 2002
MOMbo #17: WBEZ reporter
Jesse Hardman shares his report on Stay
at Home Dads. Angela Allyn shares her midwinter
mom poetry. A conversation with several
lesbian moms who are a part of Rainbow Families,
an organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual,
and transgender families.
February 27, 2002
MOMbo ENCORE: Winter Activities
(from winter 2001): Join Nanci Olesen and
MOMbo commentator Kris Berggren as they
sled with their kids! Book reviewer Lucinda
Anderson shares some wintertime books.
March 6, 2002
MOMbo #18: Three Korean
American Moms join host Nanci Olesen to
describe their lives as moms. MOMbo commentator
Beth Dooley shares some late winter recipes.
March 13, 2002
MOMbo #19: The Women's
Radio Desk of Oakland California shares
a piece entitled Regulating Motherhood:
Race, Class, and Policy. Nanci Olesen makes
some distinct efforts to get rid of cabin
March 20, 2002
The Amazing World of Pregnancy (Encore Presentation): Julia Jergensen
Edelman interviews a pregnant mom, Nanci
offers a few book recommendations. Inspiration
and commiseration to grow by. Commentary
by pregnant writer Annie Piper.
March 27, 2002
The MOMbo Money Show (Encore
Presentation): Mombo intern Sara Dick discusses
the mom money topic with Ruth Hayden, money
guru. Amanda Cross gets a Minneapolis librarian’s
best picks of money books for kids. Nanci
Olesen adds her “two cents worth.”
Commentary by Kris Berggren.
May 1, 2002
MOMbo #21: Host Nanci
Olesen talks with Laura Davis, author of I THOUGHT WE'D NEVER SPEAK AGAIN:The
Road from Estrangement to Reconciliation.
Nanci describes bread baking as a science,
spiritual practice, and a form of communication
with her children! Commentary by Anne Burt:
"My Mother's Problem".
May 9, 2002
MOMbo #22: Host Nanci
Olesen talks with Donna Erickson, of DONNA’s
DAY, about making art and memories with
kids. Kate Kysar reads some of her poetry
for Mother’s Day. Nanci shares a story
of a Mother’s Day which passed by
May 16, 2002
MOMbo #23: Susan Erickson
shares a story about her autistic son.
Pipher, author of In the Middle of
describes her work with refugees in her
hometown of Lincoln, Nebraska. And host
Nanci Olesen continues her quest for the
perfect sourdough bread recipe, and advocates
baking bread with children.
May 23, 2002
MOMbo #24: Our first
book review from the new mama book review
Maria Rubenstein reviews Sing Your
Own Song by Cynthia Orange. Mom/writer
Julia Jergensen Edelman describes her
5 days without children, and host Nanci
Olesen kneads her bread dough on the air
LIVE FOR YOU!
May 30, 2002
MOMbo #13 (encore presentation):
The editors of Brain, Child magazine
join host Nanci Olesen in a conversation
about how they started their alternative
magazine, dedicated to "thinking
You can check them out at www.brainchildmag.com.
Nanci shares thoughts for the NEW YEAR
a MOMbo Moment.... (in this encore presentation
we can think BACK to when 2002 had just
June 5, 2002
MOMbo #25: Annette Simon
tells the story of the book she and her
son wrote about the death of her daughter,
3 year old Libby. Actor and mom Annie Piper
describes her tenacious transition into
motherhood. Host Nanci Olesen freaks out
as her children get older and finish another
year of school.
June 12, 2002
MOMbo #26: Host Nanci
Olesen talks with Sandra Steingraber, author
of Having Faith: An Ecologist's Journey
to Motherhood. Personal coach Karen
Kaufman describes the methods she uses
to help clients reach their goals. And
MOMbo commentator Maria Rubenstein describes
setting up a tent with her son Fred.
June 19, 2002
MOMbo #27: Nanci Olesen
talks with Personal Coach Karen Kaufman
about life/career/goal planning (Part 2
of a two part conversation) and The Floating
Mothers, an original performance piece
by two moms/college professors, is previewed.
Two 8-year-olds sing a summer song.
June 26, 2002
Mother of Creativity (Encore
Presentation): How do you find your creativity
raising young children? An interview with
Colleen Graton Hartung, the mother of Mother
In Circles, a creativity support group
moms. A message from Marian Moore, songwriter
and mom, and some books for creative inspiration
reviewed by Lucinda Anderson.
July 3, 2002
MOMbo #28: In Part 2
of a three part series, Nanci Olesen quizzes
new mom Annie Piper about her sleep deprivation.
Mom Erin Cavell reviews Breeder,
a collection of essays by young moms.
Newman describes her big idea of a new
July 10, 2002
MOMbo #29: Mom/foodwriter
Beth Dooley talks about “eating locally”.
Wisconsin mom Vicky Ruby reviews The
Prize Winner of Defiance Ohio, and
New Yorker Sara Kandler tells us what it’s
REALLY like to stay at home with her child.
July 17, 2002
MOMbo #30: In the third
part of a three part series, new mom Annie
Piper talks with host Nanci Olesen about
the NEW SOCIAL ORDER after becoming a mom.
MOMbo intern Amanda Cross interviews Gary
Ruskin about the commercialism that permeates
the lives of children. Remembering Mama,
a children's book about grieving the death
of a mother, is previewed.
September 11, 2002
MOMbo #32: Host Nanci
Olesen describes her return to ORGANIZED
LIVING. Mom/Circus Performer Elvira Becks
of the Cirque Du Soleil tells what it feels
like to “return to work”, and
Val Whiting Raymond of the Minnesota Lynx
describes her life as a basketball star
and mom. Nanci declares “THE BIG CHANGE”
September 18, 2002
An Encore from November 7, 2001:
Nanci Olesen interviews Rozie Kennedy, author
of the novel Becoming MOM.com. Marilyn Boehren
talks about her motherhood on the road with
3 kids for seven years with her musician
husband. Nanci Olesen gives an update on
how it all goes at her single mom household.
September 25, 2002
THE LAST OF THE WEEKLY MOMbo PROGRAMS,
at least for now!!! Tune in, it's going
be a HEARTY half hour!!
Kyong Halvorsen offers a description of
her mom life. Singer/songwriter Linda Breitag
closes our MOMbo Book Review club, and
intern Amanda Cross brings us a special
interview about WATERBIRTH. Host Nanci
salutes the moms who have contributed to
the weekly MOMbo program for the last
years. Stay tuned, Nanci provides an audio
outline of what's ahead for MOMbo!!