For sometime now, I feel like I’ve been the Town Crier.
I’ve gone into the trenches of Motherhood, and heard what women are saying.
I’ve read their stories, I’ve shared my own.
I’ve held the space as they cried the minute they introduced themself.
I’ve gathered thousands of them together to explore what we really need.
I know what’s happening to women as they try to navigate motherhood and life… and it’s time I cried out.
We need a better way.
And matrescence is the map to navigate us there.
We are meant to have stories of becoming as guideposts on our mothering journey.
We’re meant to be inspired and comforted by the stories of other women’s lives and experience.
We’re meant to tell the truth about the emotional cost of mothering and who bears it... and what we can do about it.
Here are some of those stories, both my own and others, to ignite the change we all crave.
We are healing ourselves so our children may heal the world. Sometimes, in the early hours of the morning as I sneak into my lounge-room and sit for my morning practice, I am overcome with a sense of the role of mamas in this world right now.It washes over me, like a wave, and I…READ MORE →
Mama, coach and yoga teacher Claire Obeid shares how we can nurture our relationship when parenting feels all consuming. One thing’s for sure: it will never be the same again.That bubble of just the two of you is gone forever, as one baby, and then maybe another and another, are added to your life. It’s a beautiful…READ MORE →
While talk of self-care and prioritising yourself as a mama is important, it’s self-enquiry that our children really need from us. It’s starts with survival. When they are first born, our biological brain kicks in and the need to just keep them alive, feeding and healthy is all our brains can handle. We get through…READ MORE →
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