The same questions I asked my plants are the same questions I must ask myself. Am I getting enough water throughout the day or am I parched? Have I soaked in the sun’s goodness, while being adequately lathered in sunscreen, during my daily walk or while playing in the backyard with my son?
Now that I'm on the other side, I can confidently tell you that what I accomplished in that year and a half was more life-transforming than the nearly 20 years of traditional cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) -- and that is not a result of my therapists over the years.
You see, becoming a mother isn't always about remembering who you were before. Sometimes it's about finding who you are now. I don't know where my passions will lead me in the long run. Maybe I'll be a doula forever, or maybe I'll go back to school to become a midwife. Who knows. One thing is for sure: Becoming a mother didn't take away my identity.
As women, we’re always working against biology’s clock when it comes to having children. Being proactive about seeking answers is one of the most important things a woman can do.
I read this blog post the other day and it really got me thinking about being a guilty working mom. So let me start with a statement: I am a mom of 2 and I work outside of the home. I...
I will always want to be with you. I will still find ways to sneak away with you on on quiet afternoons, relishing whatever moments we can steal together.
Beth and Emily dive deep into this topic, so moms can find space for "me time" instead of drowning in guilt and shame.