Sep 16, 2019
Emily Harman, the host of
interviews Drisana Moss, mother of
four who became pregnant with twins at age 16. She did not graduate
from High School; however, Drisana earned a bachelor’s degree in
nursing and a Registered Nurse license. She works with children and
adults with diabetes. She is a care coordinator at a children’s
hospital and a trainer for two different diabetes device companies
in San Diego, CA. Drisana believes that we are more capable than we
realize. She shares how she moved onward through some very tough
times and tells us that we can always change our
Harman introduces Drisana Moss.
- Drisana discusses the various adversities that
she faced as a teem mom.
was Drisana’s experience like while pursuing her GED and
does she feel about her parent’s form of support and tough
does Drisana feel about TV shows portraying teen
was it in Drisana that helped her overcome the odds against teenage
does take a village to raise children.
- Everyone is capable of more than they
need to be mindful of the thoughts that we have because they impact
made Drisana choose nursing?
Drisana became a parent, did she know that she would go back to
would Drisana handle her own teenage daughter becoming
- Drisana shares her thoughts on holding honest
conversations about sex with children in an effort to build trust
so they feel safe coming to their parents with questions and
- Drisana’s podcast will be called ‘Light in the
Shadows’ and will feature stories about moms overcoming
- Everything is temporary, so don’t be afraid to
3 Key Points:
are all capable of more than we realize and support from a tribe
can help us through tough times.
give up because you can always change your story. Life is not
perfect but there is a light in every shadow.
can be more mindful of your thoughts and you can always change your
fearful and negative thoughts.
- “Showing love is not always just doing
everything for another person.” – Emily Harman
- “I want
to combat some of that stigma and the social kind of perception and
also the statistics that are already against teen
moms.’” – Drisana
you have a baby as a teenager, you are more likely to have another
baby as a teenager. And you are also way less likely to graduate
high school, and I think it is like 2% that get a bachelor's
degree.” – Drisana Moss