Becoming a mother can be one of life's most rewarding experiences, but also one of its most challenging. For Elizabeth Fitzsimons, the challenges began before she even brought her daughter home from China. She told her story in The New York Times’ Modern Love column, and it was recently adapted for Modern Love: The Podcast, a collaboration between The Times and WBUR.
Here's actor Connie Britton--best known for NBC's Friday Night Lights and ABC's Nashville," --reading Elizabeth's essay, "My First Lesson in Motherhood."
This segment aired on May 6, 2016.