Once a mother always a mother.
This is true but when the children have grown and don’t need the mothering that they once did, what becomes of us?
Our motherhood role shifts to one of a matriarch.
A matriarch leads and becomes a presence in the everyday lives of her children – not necessarily physical, but omnipresent. The words and actions she set forth in doing as a mother are now ingrained in her children. They are like gentle taps on the shoulder or whispers to the soul.
When her nest becomes empty, her focus shifts to the day the nest is no longer.
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.