Parenting

Yes, I am mom enough


Thanks, but no thanks, TIME magazine. We don’t need you to ask us if we are “mom enough” or to define the standards of acceptable or “extreme” parenting. We mothers ARE enough, without apology or justification. I’d rather focus on ways that I and other mothers can feel positive and confident in our ability to … Continue reading

Parenting / Spirituality

The soul of motherhood


In response to the recent spate of articles sensationalizing parenting choices and emphasizing negative attitudes towards motherhood (just in time for Mother’s Day!), I wanted to offer a different perspective that examines motherhood as a transformative, empowering, and sacred rite of passage and how we can support that process. The psychiatrist Carl Jung defined an … Continue reading