Tag: Mother’s Day
The soul of motherhood
In response to the recent spate of articles sensationalizing parenting choices and emphasizing negative attitudes towards motherhood (just in time for Mother’s Day!), I wanted to offer a different perspective that examines motherhood as a transformative, empowering, and sacred rite of passage and how we can support that process. The psychiatrist Carl Jung defined an…
The Mother’s Day gift I am giving myself
When I made my decision to step away from corporate life, and focus on my wellness business and my family, I did so partly because I felt the need for more balance in my life. I felt I could not be effective at being present with the things I truly enjoy devoting my time to…
What does it mean to be a mother?
This is a question I’ve been pondering since my daughter was born four years ago. The fantasy I entertained about my first moments and days of motherhood took a hit after my emergency c-section and post-partum hemmorhage. For the first week of my daughter’s life, my husband primarily took care of her. Once I was…