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This Week On Metro Connection: Motherhood

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With Mother's Day just around the corner, this week we're all about moms. We'll get the latest research on how mothers feel about work-life balance. We'll hear a new mom's first moments with her infant son. And we'll talk with a mother about her struggles with bullying in her sons' schools.


[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Mother (in the style of John Lennon)" by Hot Fox Karaoke from Hot Fox Karaoke - John Lennon 2]

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