Welcome to LTYM:2014, a series of live staged readings in 32 cities nationwide in celebration of Mother’s Day

2014 brings live LTYM shows to 32 cities: Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Boulder, Charleston, Chicago, DC, Denver, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Little Rock, Madison, Metro Detroit, Milwaukee, Nashville, North Jersey, Northern Utah, NW Indiana, NYC, Oklahoma City, Plumas County, Portland, Providence, Raleigh Durham, Sacramento, San Francisco, Southeast Texas, Spokane, St. Louis, The OC, and Twin Cities. We present our live shows for the two weeks leading up to, and including Mother’s Day Sunday May 11th, 2014Click a city on this map for show info from each local LTYM site.

Watch over 500 videos from past seasons here.

When You’re A Mom To Someone Else’s Children

April 1, 2014
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“Ben was just 5 years old when his father and I met… two years later on our wedding day he slid a heart shaped plastic ring under my bathroom door and shyly asked if I would wear it.” Brenda tells her story of becoming a mother to her husband’s children, and the magical, special love they share. (You might want to grab some tissues.) Listen to more stories giving motherhood a microphone at the Listen To Your Mother show YouTube channel. Go to the show! Find an LTYM Show near you.

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I Never Had A Mom

March 25, 2014
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Phaedra offers an intimate and beautiful perspective on being raised by a single gay father.  ”I did have a habit of adopting mothers along the way. Teachers and babysitters even a few friends that were older than me. But in all honesty, Richard was my everything.” Listen to more stories giving motherhood a microphone at the Listen To Your Mother show YouTube channel. Go to the show! Find an LTYM Show near you.

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The Sisterhood of Mothers

March 18, 2014
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A silent exchange between two moms in the grocery store speaks volumes in this touching peek into life as a parent of a daughter with autism. “We are fighting for a place for our daughters in two separate worlds — the autism world and the normal world. We are strong. Not because we want to be, but because we want our daughters to be.” Listen to more stories giving motherhood a microphone at the Listen To Your Mother show YouTube channel. Go to the show! Find an LTYM Show near you.

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When You Go Together Like Peanut Butter And Jelly, Peanut Butter With No Jelly Is Hard To Swallow

March 11, 2014
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“Welcoming a child into the world is both beautiful and terrifying. And our fear was doubled as raising an African American boy presents a unique set of challenges and concerns.” Taya drew from the strength of her husband when it came to the great responsibility of parenting their son, and tragically lost him too soon. “Not only was I a widow at the age of 35, but I was left here to parent alone. I am a widowed mother to a little black boy with special needs.” Listen to more stories giving motherhood a microphone at the Listen To Your Mother show YouTube channel. Go to the show! Find an LTYM Show near you.

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The Truth About Perfect Mothers

March 4, 2014
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“I can not keep up with these perfect moms…” This mom is hilarious and heartfelt as she recalls the perfect moms she encounters throughout her life as a new mother. “Sometimes I sneak a Starbucks, because for the love of all that is holy I have been feeding this child every two hours around the clock for the past seven weeks. And I need caffeine to do things, like shower. And swallow food.” Listen to more stories giving motherhood a microphone at the Listen To Your Mother show YouTube channel. Go to the show! Find an LTYM Show near you.

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