Entries tagged with “Motherhood”
Breathe deep with this guided prenatal meditation by renowned yoga teacher Julie Peters.
"Mother's and Father's Day are gauntlets, radiating expectations. Even vowing to ignore these holidays, to voluntarily opt out, weighs heavily because it means going against the mainstream."
Mother’s Day matters, but not only because some people have a simple and loving relationship with their mom. It can also be a day where we pull out our complex feelings about mothering and unpack them a little bit.
Last month, my sixteen-year-old daughter and I attended the first meeting of the International Women’s Earth and Climate Initiative in Suffern, New York. One hundred women from 35 …
An American journalist honors her mother with an altar during Mexico's Day of the Dead celebration.
Try this writing practice of forgiveness: Visualize the person you felt hurt by as an 8 year old.
Experiencing the heartache of being disowned, writer Ayesha Mattu reflects on the surprising elasticity of familial relationships.
Your one-and-only body has done something transformative. Embrace it.
“This idea has struck me deeply as I have watched my body change in fascinating ways—some beautiful, some almost gory. And I haven’t even given birth yet. I entered into this pregnancy unsure if I could do it at all, and I’m amazed by how my body seems to know a lot of things I don’t.”
A way to honor your mother with others who have lost their own. Sponsored Content from Celebrant Foundation & Institute.
Sponsored Content from Celebrant Institute
A woman embraces her mother’s desire to 'see more, hear more, feel more'
“I stand here now, gathering shells / whenever they appear. I hold them up / to my ears.”
“If days were colors / I would name this one pink, / a pale pink like the rose quartz / pendant I wear,”
“Don’t you want your son to live?” The nurse asked. Yes, of course. And that was why I felt I had to leave . . .
A moment that has shaped this writer’s perspective on people no matter where she travels.
Learn how to take a vacation within your own mind.
An excerpt from Things I Wish my Mother had Said… (or maybe she did) by cancer survivor and mother of two, Genie Lee Perron