Carving out time for you, being honest and realistic, taking stock of your own needs and desires, and getting support along the way can lead to more conscious and joyful mothering. Here are four unconventional ways to be a more present, fulfilled and alive mother: 1. Be More Selfish The selfish I’m talking about is … More 4 Unconventional Ways to Be a Better Mom
If you have any doubts at all about committing to self-care in 2013 take a look at this video. Desiree Adaway drops knowledge about how critical it is for women to start putting our needs first. She shares part of her own journey and how she is making her vision a reality.
I joke about good enough mothering and chide my friends for feeling guilty for letting their kids watch too much PBS Kids (gasp) or play one too many learning games on the computer (the horrors). But there is something very real and vulnerable about that guilt. Wondering if I’m doing right by my two children. … More Motherhood, Fo’ Real
I wish I was as confident and at peace in other areas of my life as I am with my hobby of teaching dance. I am still practicing… In fact, in working with my own coach, Mary Mulliken, we have used dance as a metaphor for how I want to be in my “real career” … More Radical Advice: Dance Through Life