Rainbow Barris is the real life inspiration for the fictional character “Rainbow” on the hit ABC comedy, Blackish. In this wide-ranging conversation, we talk about her reflections on medicine, marriage, motherhood, and making the most of life at every stage.
Behind Her Brilliance: Self-Awareness
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RAINBOW BARRIS, MD | Rainbow Barris is a doctor, mom of 6, and wife to Kenya Barris, creator of the ABC comedy, Blackish. She is also the author of the parenting memoir, Keeping Up with the Johnsons.
Rainbow’s path through medicine, marriage, and motherhood
How Rainbow became the inspiration for a fictional TV character
Rainbow’s approach to staying sane and focused while raising 6 kids
How Rainbow’s transition from doctor to author manifested
Rainbow’s reflections on what makes relationships work after 2 decades of marriage
STUFF MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
Keeping Up with the Johnson’s (Rainbow’s book)
To Kill A Mockingbird (Rainbow’s book pick)