Today on my birthday I am so excited to celebrate with you the ‘birth’ of the new website.
On this date 10 years ago I also became a mother.
Knowing that my daughter and I were born on the same date, meaning also that my mother and I gave birth on the same date, awakened within me an impulse to learn about matrilineal descent.
Each month as the New Moon approaches many women feel called to let go, release and shed ways of being that no longer serve us. At this time when we consider what it means to us to be a woman there is no closer guide than our own menstrual cycles as how to shed and let go.
Many of us are connecting more deeply with our own womb wisdom, learning the truth of our seasonal nature and appreciating our bodies as the literal embodiment of a cyclical being ..
At this time of year as the Solstice approaches I am happy to share with you the signature NEW MOTHER GIFT PACKAGE and practices to increase inner light.
Soon it will be the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere, where it is the shortest day of the year and in the Southern Hemisphere, it is the summer solstice and the longest day of the year. In both hemispheres it is LIGHT that is effecting us, as we either experience the least amount of light in the day or the most amount of light ..
We talk a lot about Self Care in our culture, especially for women and new mothers and this emphasis on self is often transferred directly to our babies. No sooner are they born and they are encouraged to self soothe, put themselves to sleep, sleep ‘independently’ and so forth. The take home message is that ideally everyone should be able to take care of most things by themselves or at least be moving in that direction.
This outlook is both unrealistic and denies our human need for CONNECTION, and like all extremes there is a middle ground between dependency and independence and that is INTERDEPENCE. The moment a baby is born Self Care temporarily goes out the window ..