I get to choose what feels right, connect with my instincts and I get to mother my children in the way that’s right for me. This is my journey into and through motherhood.
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Embracing the chaos of life and intuitively finding peace in Motherhood by Stephanie May Potter
There is a good reason why airlines tell us to put on our own oxygen mask before helping others in the event of an emergency. You must take care of yourself to be the best version of you for those around you.
Joy and Presence are the Medicine by Becky Flowers
It feels impossible these days to start a piece of writing or speech without first acknowledging the current global situation in fearful, tearful, or apocalyptic terms. As a teacher, coach, and therapist who has worked with children and families for nearly 30 years, my heart goes out to the homes, children, and families of Ukraine,Continue reading “Joy and Presence are the Medicine by Becky Flowers”
To the Mother Who Gave Birth during the Pandemic by Denise A. Castro
This pandemic has amplified our fears but it also has redefined our strength and endurance. We are shields; fierce protectors and our body’s vessels of asylum. We are warriors fighting the good fight; we are Mothers.
Growing the Pizarro’s – A story of a Mother honoring her Daughters Life by Natalie Pizarro
I want my pieces to be relatable. I want them to say -”that with any loss, you will always have a piece of your heart missing”. This piece embodies a curved heart and at the corner a small piece is carved out within that heart. The mother of pearl represents motherhood. Leaving me and anyone who’s lost someone – to learn to live with a piece of your heart missing.
Remembering Grace – Points for the Post Pandemic Parent by Angie Armada
For some reason we have been conditioned to believe that if we take a break we are lazy or that this avalanche of work will engulf our entire lives. No. Plan for it. Plan for those breaks if you need to. Your mind, body and soul will thank you.
The Postpartum Carousel by Denise A. Castro
“Come take a ride”; it says to me. “Come pass the time in the carousel of your memories”. And I don’t hesitate, I get on it, nostalgia possessing me
Revolving Doors of Motherhood by Denise A. Castro
Manifest that glowing joy queen, it’s the most worthy crown you can carry.
Mothering During #thisnewnormal – Giving Self Love in Quarantine by Myra Martinez
Time is a precious gift; one which I have taken for granted. This time I am embracing all of me, sunshine and shadows, joy and fear, smiles and frowns, ups and downs because it is all valid.
A Mothers Sacrifice – A Letter to the Daughter of an Immigrant by Denise A. Castro
In that moment I truly understood the meaning of sacrifice. Being a mother is selfless.