Motherhood changes us. As the generation who were told we could do anything and be anything we want to be, accepting the changes that come with motherhood can be very difficult. Our priorities shift, our definition of success evolves, and we find ourselves questioning our addiction to busy-ness. Who are we now? And can we be the best mamas without completely losing ourselves along the way? The Happy Mama Movement is a collection of interviews and insights with real mamas around the world, reflecting on mindfulness, real connection, and the realities of being a modern day mama.
We all have an anxious mind at times - it's part of the brain's normal function, a way to keep us safe. But what happens when motherhood seems to trigger more than just the usual mama worries?
And can our anxiety - and all our struggles for that matter - actually be turned into our super...
Why is it that we as mamas and women struggle to ask for - and receive - help?
Even if we have a wonderful partner, and a supportive community around us, many of us find it hard to share the load of motherhood.
Yes, it can sometimes be because underneath, we feel we should be doing it on...
How we birth matters.
Not because of the way our babies enter the world - at home, in surgery, caeserean or water birth - but because the entry into this rite of passage must be empowering for the mother... otherwise, her entry into Matrescence begins with fear.
And when you look at the...