The symbol and metaphor of a nurturing mother may help us along on our self care journeys. I often advise clients who are mothers to treat themselves with the same tender loving they would show their children. Whether you have had healthy mothering modeled for you or not, strike up the image of an ideal mother … More Self Care Warriors Day 24
Aliveness, beauty. You’re a blessing incarnate. My dear Anaïs.
Tell her you adore her. Tell her she’s your best thing. Kiss, hug and snuggle often. Try to remember your grief does not trump hers. Ask her why she’s hurting. Tell her you’re sad too. Say, I know my dear it must hurt, instead of life is unfair. When she tells you someone at school … More Radical Advice for Mothers of Fiery Daughters
Somewhere along the way, many of us learned that it was NOT okay to ask for what we need, much less what we desire. This might have made it especially difficult to articulate our needs or wants explicitly. I’m guessing that, for a lot of us, we learned a difficult lesson early on: We can’t … More Asking for What You Want
Note: I guess in keeping in line with my previous post, what I had intended to be a lighthearted piece about how much I enjoyed a party/concert ended up being a nostalgic and self-reflectve piece about longing and connection… The party that knocked my socks off in 2010 was just this week. At a small … More Party.