A gentle transition to motherhood

Posts made in March, 2014

My Marilyn, My Lifeline

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

There is a woman in my life who visits once a week.  She isn’t my mother, but I have cried on her shoulder.  She has seen me without a bra, or makeup, or clean teeth.  She has wiped my children’s bottoms and prepared their meals. Her name is Marilyn.  She visits because she wants to, I guess.  Because she sees what it is to be a mother, to feel alone and isolated and often at sea.  She has been one herself.  Her children are grown.  I know this because I grew with them, so, in turn, she has...

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HypnoMothering . . . .

Posted by on Mar 15, 2014 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

HypnoMothering . . . .

We see you. We see you, mamma, mommy, mum.  We see your yoga pants and that huge handbag. We see your weary eyes and aching arms, your sore breasts.  We see the spot of spit-up you missed, and the feelings barely tucked in beneath your “I’m okay”. We hear you. We hear your sureness and your wavering uncertainties. We hear what you say. And we hear what you don’t say . . . in everything you say. We’ve questioned ourselves too. We’ve secretly thought we were horrible mothers. We’ve secretly...

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