Motherhood Essay: Motherhood's Mystical Formula By Lane Pierce • May 5, 2014 Thinkstock.com Listen Listening... / 4:56 Hear Lake Effect Contributor Lane Pierce's essay. When I’m out and about with my two-year-old son, it’s nearly impossible to avoid conversation with strangers. The Story of Motherhood, Told to an Audience That "Gets It" By Mitch Teich & Lane Pierce • Apr 23, 2014 Courtesy of Listen To Your Mother Milwaukee Listen Listening... / 14:03 Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with essayist Lane Pierce and Listen To Your Mother co-organizer (and essayist) Alexandra Rosas. Nearly a dozen storytellers will gather in front of an audience at Alverno College’s Wehr Theater on Sunday to speak to the experience of motherhood. Essay: Lessons in Love By Korinthia Klein • May 11, 2013 LIfeSupercharger photo via Flickr Before I had children I thought I knew love. I certainly knew what it was to love my family--my parents and my brothers and grandparents.... to love friends, and to love my husband. But loving a child is different. There is no choice in it.