Manage episode 302462059 series 2824467
Marcie Stokman, founder and president of Well-Read Mom, joins Charity for a conversation. Marcie tells of the need she saw that motivated her to found Well-Read Mom. Marcie and Charity share how deep reading, in a community of women, has impacted them. They talk about the "moral imagination" and how fiction shapes a sense of truth and goodness. Charity and Marcie urge you to "take care of our heart" as ingredient to mothering.
A book list that includes some favorites from Charity and Marcie's families.
How does reading help us "navigate complex social relationships" and the "empathetic responses that maintain them"?
Are we rendering ourselves intellectually and physiologically incapable of deep literacy? What can we do to save our minds?