Episode 429: Some of the Most Beautiful Flowers Are Late Bloomers, with Doree Shafrir

Episode 429

10th November 2021

You know what they say: People in glass houses shouldn’t throw milestones. Doree Shafrir returns to talk about measuring one’s expectations, “going back to your old self,” and turning essays into memoirs. Plus, Biz nailed Halloween!

Episode notes

You know what they say: People in glass houses shouldn’t throw milestones. Doree Shafrir returns to talk about measuring one’s expectations, “going back to your old self,” and turning essays into memoirs. Plus, Biz nailed Halloween!

Get your copy of Doree’s memoir, Thanks For Waiting: The Joy (& Weirdness) of Being a Late Bloomer, wherever books are sold. Listen to Forever35 and Matt and Doree’s Eggcelent Adventure: An IVF Journey on the podcatcher of your choice. Follow Doree @doree on Twitter and Instagram.

Check out Theresa’s book! It Feels Good To Be Yourself is available now wherever books are sold.

Our book You’re Doing A Great Job!: 100 Ways You’re Winning at Parenting! is available wherever books are sold.

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BLH Foundation – borislhensonfoundation.org

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  • Doree Shafrir

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One Bad Mother is a comedy podcast hosted by Biz Ellis and Theresa Thorn about motherhood and how unnatural it sometimes is. We aren’t all magical vessels!

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