Motherhood

Mitch Teich

Kirsten Wisniewski is a Milwaukee native who has working in language and skills education in the US and Europe for the past 5 years. She is perpetually confused for someone much younger, often being mistaken for a student herself. Wisniewski is back to living stateside, but thinks frequently about the young people who have made an impact on her over the years, including one she met on a train:

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Mother’s Day is Sunday. While it’s a time where we traditionally give thought to the influence our own mothers have had on our lives, a UW-Milwaukee researcher is studying the broader impact of motherhood. 

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When I’m out and about with my two-year-old son, it’s nearly impossible to avoid conversation with strangers. 

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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

May 11, 2013
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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.