I do not allow blame or shame in my mothering village.
This includes pointing the finger at others as well as, and especially, pointing the finger at oneself.
Instead, there is only understanding that every mother is doing the best they can with the knowledge and resources that they have.
Once we can embody this belief, we can give mothers not only the grace they need but also the support to truly be in community with one another.
Once we can embody this belief, we can give ourselves the grace we need to truly recognize the amazing mother we are.
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A daily practice challenges the person who creates on “inspiration.” We have to mother everyday, and ultimately, it is the daily grind that gives us perspective, clarity and the “high’s” of motherhood. I am exploring if the same happens when I write everyday on the topics that normally light me up – motherhood, self-development, healing and creating. Sign up here to receive those thought nuggets in your inbox on the daily.