Watch our 3rd annual #LTYM videos on YouTube!

by Sarabeth Jones on July 15, 2016

Did you miss this year’s LTYM: Little Rock show? Now you can watch our stories on YouTube!

This year, LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER gave motherhood a microphone in 41 cities — over 500 stories told, with thousands of live-listeners in audiences across the U.S. and Canada.

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Here in Little Rock, in true #LTYM tradition, a bunch of folks gathered at Ron Robinson Theater to listen to a diverse group share their humorous, moving, and profound words. You can watch the 2016 Little Rock show by clicking this playlist.
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We also invite you to experience voices from our shows all across North America featuring powerful true stories that capture all facets of contemporary parenting (as well as stories about our own upbringing) including very timely personal narratives given the recent events in Orlando, Baton Rouge, Shaker Heights, and Dallas. On the Listen To Your Mother YouTube channel we feature a variety of playlists by topic, and for 2016 we’ve added two new playlists–one with stories about race, and another with stories from LGBTQ families.

ELEESE BOHANNON-SCOTT reads at our 2016 DC show, by Julie Lowery Photography

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Thank you Little Rock!

by Sarabeth Jones on May 27, 2016

2016 was a fabulous year for Listen To Your Mother in Little Rock. Each year we learn a little more, and relax a little more – just like we do with our own kids. On April 28, we settled in with anticipation…

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…listened to fantastic stories…

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…and enjoyed every connection and smiling “me too!” that came our cast’s way. Can’t wait to see you again next year, Little Rock! Thank you for your amazing stories this spring.

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A big hand to our local sponsors!

May 20, 2016

We had a fabulous Listen To Your Mother show in Little Rock this year, and are so proud of the brave women (and man!) who shared their beautiful stories! As always, we were reminded of the power of stories and what a privilege it is to hear them told well – with great lighting and sound, pretty programs, and comfortable seats. We’re so grateful to have the night preserved with good photographs and video, and to be able to donate money to the Centers For Youth and Families, a wonderful local cause. None of this would be possible without local small businesses sponsoring the show. Whether they offer their talents in trade or send cash our way, the individuals and their businesses who sponsor us literally make the show happen. The four of us could audition people and encourage them all day long, but we could not rent the theater and fulfill the requirements […]

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Meet the Cast: Randi M. Romo

April 26, 2016

It’s time to meet the cast of Listen To Your Mother: Little Rock, who will be sharing their stories on Thursday, April 28, at 7:00 pm at Ron Robinson Theater. Have you gotten your tickets yet? Click here to buy – you don’t want to miss this! Randi M. Romo is a visual artist and writer. In her teens, she began writing and making art as a means to survive the intense homophobia she endured as a young lesbian. She has worked in a variety of fields, including the actual fields. The last 30 years she has worked for social justice. Romo co-founded CAR, an LGBTQ rights organization based in Little Rock that she led for 11 years. Today she is a cheesemonger/ bartender. She jokes that at age 60 she is living life backwards; the struggling artist/writer tending bar in order to create. Romo is currently developing a new monthly literary event with Kent Walker Artisan Cheese where she works. It’s going […]

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Meet the Cast: Mallory Onarecker

April 25, 2016

It’s time to meet the cast of Listen To Your Mother: Little Rock, who will be sharing their stories on Thursday, April 28, at 7:00 pm at Ron Robinson Theater. Have you gotten your tickets yet? Click here to buy – you don’t want to miss this! Mallory Onarecker is a native Arkansan that has called Little Rock home for the past six years. During that time, she’s worked at Arkansas Children’s hospital, first as an RN and now as a nurse practitioner. She married her hospital crush Tim in the fall of last year, and this next fall they are expecting the arrival of little Baby O! “Listen to Your Mother brings together some of my favorite things: stories, community, and the creative process. I’m so honored to be a part of the Little Rock cast this year!” Mallory’s creative, beautiful tribute to mothers is a unique experience you simply won’t want to miss. Get those tickets today! by

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