Wisdom for Blossoming Moms (and people with deep maternal instincts!)
I launched "Moms About to Blossom!" Ezine some years ago...
...while looking out the window of a beautiful cabin in Mendocino, CA, taking in a breathtaking view of trees and ocean, and counting my blessings.
As a mom of a young daughter, opportunities to spend 3 full days totally on my own, focusing purely on my creative work while communing with nature, didn't come along every day, much less decade.
After interviewing and counseling many wonderful, inspiring (and at times overwhelmed and underappreciated) moms over the years, I feel more strongly than ever that we moms deserve to be blossoming right alongside our kids. And, we need to know (and experience deep down in our cells!) that we no longer have to choose between ourselves and our kids, that our own happiness can, must, and inevitably WILL have an exceedingly positive impact on our children and family life.
I've come to see us as big beautiful holographic flowers, here to bloom into an imperfectly perfect! life of balance and fulfillment.
With our "self" at the core, I envision us surrounded by 7 "petals" of life, each in need of warm light, replenishing water and supportive soil:
Disclaimer: Rosy is an ordained minister of Designed to Blossom of AIWP and provide something more akin to spiritual counseling than psychotherapy. The work I do is with highly functional people, for whom ‘spirit’ plays a central role in their life. I do not give diagnoses, work with pathology, or claim to be an expert offering a treatment or cure.