Holly Robinson Peete Shares Motherly Wisdom

Holly Robinson Peete

Actress Holly Robinson Peete arrives at Nickelodeon's 2008 Kids' Choice Awards on March 29, 2008. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images hide caption

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Actress, author, and radio personality Holly Robinson Peete has written the forward to a new book, titled Book of Life: Making Your Best Days Happen. It's a collection of contemporary words of wisdom from mothers.

In a wide-ranging interview, she talks with Farai Chideya about the HollyRod Foundation — which raises awareness about Parkinson's Disease — and shares how she faces some of her life challenges, including her son's autism.

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