Invisible Mother

The Invisible Mother

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Are you disappearing as a whole woman in your role as Mother? I had heard the mainstream warnings against “losing yourself” to motherhood that were used as battle cries against attachment parenting, full-time mothering, and homeschooling, but dismissed them as fear mongering that didn’t resonate with me and didn’t seem to resonate with my Sage Parents. Then I published my new book Sage Homeschooling: Wild and Free, and as the initial feedback began to roll in, one of the themes that emerged was a sense of surprise and excitement at being extended a seat at the table.   “Sage Homeschooling […]

Do It All

How this Attachment Parenting, Homeschooling, Mompreneur Does It All

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  I don’t. Priorities Let’s start right there. I don’t do it all. No one does it all and I wouldn’t want to. Remember my post about Finding the Quality YES? I talked about how saying yes to one thing is actually saying no to a million other things. I’m sitting on my deck writing this for you while I watch my kids run around and play in the grass. I’m not an archeologist on a dig in Tanzania right now. I don’t want it all. I want to invest myself in the few consciously chosen intentions that we have designed […]

Book Review: Choosing Home

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contains affiliate links A couple years ago I put a movie called Mom’s Night Out on my Netflix list. I don’t know what possessed me to do this as the Jesus vibes were detectable from the commercials. Upon arrival, I tossed it in the DVD player with less than no expectations. Then something shocking occurred: I actually loved it. Yes, they went to church, but it was one strand woven into the fabric of their lives as opposed to the whole point. Yes, it was sexist against men, in that the fathers were largely absent from parenthood and portrayed as totally incompetent […]

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Self Care Challenge

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I’ve been listening to you . . . and one thing I hear over and over is the struggle for self-care on the gentle parenting path. With Mother’s Day on the horizon, this is the perfect time to reflect and invest in ourselves as mothers. So if you’ve ever had even the smallest sense of depletion or losing of yourself, the next 7 days are going to rock your world. Day 1: Identity I don’t want you to be the victim of your own life. Let that really sink in for a minute. I want you to be the author […]