I have been a mom for almost 7 months now, well 16 if you count the time my daughter was in my belly. In my short time being a mom, I am just beginning to understand some ways my own mom must have felt. And so Mom, here's a letter for you.
A lot of times, an obsession with knowing what the future holds is really just a fear of being judged or seen as somehow less than others. But more often than not, people don't in fact know what they want their future to look like or how they will get there. Sometimes we compare ourselves to people who seem to have their lives together and know exactly what they're striving for. The truth is no one really knows what the future holds, and that's okay.
Learning a new language can be overwhelming and seem daunting. But with time, motivation, and consistent study it can be done! Be very patient and understanding with yourself as you start to practice your new language.
Writing can be an escape from reality but is not confined to just that. Writing can also be a tool to better understand reality. Writing helps communicate to others more clearly and can even be a way to better understand yourself. Writing also helps us learn from our experiences. Writing is an incredibly powerful instrument and can: explain, teach, amplify your voice, and even persuade people.
Throughout this article I will be using the photos I found on @courtneyahndesign 's Instagram because she so beautifully and simply laid out the meaning of white privilege in a way everyone can understand. All credits to her, go give her a follow!
Gentle Parenting, also known as Attachment Parenting, is a method of parenting with the goal to develop confident, happy children who think for themselves. Gentle Parenting takes a huge amount of self-control and believes in connection between parent and child, empathy and mutual respect.