Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Motherhood

The conversation on diversity, inclusion and equity must more readily include motherhood. Some mother biases include: single mothers, same sex families, working mothers, stay-at-home mothers. perception of mothers of color parenting styles mothers’ work environment capabilities and options women with one child or multiple children mothers of children with disabilities plus sized mothers – justContinue reading “Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Motherhood”

Self-Care is a Journey – not a destination

I define self-care as the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual care we give ourselves in an integrated way and indefinitely. By this I mean that self-care is not about a one time trip to the mall, hair or nail salon. Self-care is about the intention in that trip, how you feel about life and yourselfContinue reading “Self-Care is a Journey – not a destination”

New Year Resolutions are Actually Self-Care affirmations

Self-Care is always on my resolution list. Happy New Year! Welcome to day 11 of 2019 and day 14 of my personal New Year! While we are celebrating the New Year as a whole, I just celebrated my PERSONAL New Year aka, my birthday, on December 29th and this is the time for ME to reset and revisit myContinue reading “New Year Resolutions are Actually Self-Care affirmations”

Keeping a clean home is not about judgement – it is about staying in your flow and power

Garnering and maintaining energy while keeping up with the many duties that women, specifically busy mothers have to tackle daily can be daunting when the purpose of the duties are for others consumption and perception.  As I grew and became more aware of my power as a woman, mother and manager of my home IContinue reading “Keeping a clean home is not about judgement – it is about staying in your flow and power”

Ways we can “Mother Ourselves”into healing and self love

Mothering ourselves can be a bit tricky to navigate.  First, we have to removed the gendered identity of thinking love is a womanly “soft” love.  Instead we have to think of it as universal, ebb and flow, tough and ease – a dichotomy of emotional stances we must build within ourselves in order to growContinue reading “Ways we can “Mother Ourselves”into healing and self love”


I DON’T Agree with the forgiveness movement.  I advocate honest change in behavior. I’ve seen many phrases going around that posits forgiveness as a healer, a panacea for a victims anger and discontent over what was done.  However, I know better and anyone else who has been slighted, especially by family or friends, knows better.Continue reading “FORGIVENESS?”

Mothering Ourselves for personal liberation and intergenerational healing

Family relations are the basis for how we understand ourselves.  How our family sees us as children is how we learn to see ourselves as adults.  However, it is my contention and mission that when we grow up we must separate ourselves from unhealthy childhood patterns and concepts in order to connect with our trueContinue reading “Mothering Ourselves for personal liberation and intergenerational healing”

Is Your broken Inner child speaking or your liberated adult self?

In therapy circles the inner child is known as the original, untainted child self that is innocent, full of life, inquisitive and all trusting.  Oftentimes we hear of the phrase based on the traumatized inner child awaiting healing and attention so she can return to the original inner child.  It is the subconscious part ofContinue reading “Is Your broken Inner child speaking or your liberated adult self?”