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Daphne's back from maternity leave and in this very special season 2 premiere episode of Mom Brain, Jeannie Gaffigan stops by to tell us about incredible life changing story. Jeannie is a director, producer, writer, and mom of 5 children. Her husband is comedian Jim Gaffigan. In 2017 a benign tumor was found in Jeannie's brain the size and shape of a pear. For the past 2 years Jeannie has dealt with brain surgery, complications, throat surgery, and recovery. Her new book, When Life Gives You Pears: The Healing Power of Family, Faith, and Funny People, chronicles her amazing journey of family, love and what happens when a mom is faced with a life altering .
In this episode Jeannie articulates what it's like to be an incapacitated mom, while she dealt with all of the issues stemming from her brain surgery. She discusses her tumor, her kids, her husband, the benefits (and trials) of having a large family, and faith. Make sure you stick around after the episode for the bonus Mom Brain game.
Hilaria: Curie White Tea Deodorant
Daphne: Buckwheat Mushroom Rice Ramen by Lotus Foods
Jeannie: Smelling her children's heads
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