Written by : Paula Felps 

Understanding Your Mom Genes With Abigail Tucker

In just a few days, we’re going to celebrate Mother’s Day, so there’s no better time to take with Abigail Tucker, an award-winning science journalist, New York Times bestselling author and mother of four. She’s also author of the brand new book, Mom Genes: Inside the New Science of Our Ancient Maternal Instinct. In this episode, host Paula Felps talks with Abigail about what moms are made of and the many ways motherhood changes a woman. Her fascinating findings just might change everything you thought you knew about moms!

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • What factors shape a mother’s behavior.
  • How motherhood reconfigures a woman’s brain.
  • How external events influence maternity.


Links and Resources

Be sure to enter our Mother’s Day Instagram giveaway to receive a free copy of Mom Genes: Inside the New Science of Our Ancient Maternal Instinct, a one-pound bag of Fire Department Coffee, and some great swag from the Live Happy store!

Plus, check out our Live Happy Mother’s Day Playlist for some great tunes about the women who gave us life—and so much more!


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