good mother myth, lived experiences, Mothering

Ah another Mother’s day

Ah Mother’s Day! Every year, as I lay quietly in my bed way before the boys are up to ‘surprise me’, I ponder about the journey it’s been. The word journey doesn’t seem to cut it though…more of an abrupt end of one journey…into something inexplicable. It’s my 15th year into the inexplicable. It’s my… Continue reading Ah another Mother’s day

About me, good mother myth, inner child, lived experiences, Mothering, nature, Self-care, therapy

The “perfect family day”

Here’s the thing about expectations…I look like I am about to make a really meaningful post about life and parenting and finding the silver lining in shitty situations BUT …. (With the risk of sounding really ozzie) yeah nah! I planned ‘the perfect day’ for our little family of 3, which lately feels like a… Continue reading The “perfect family day”

good mother myth, IFS, lived experiences, Mothering, therapy, Uncategorized

Self-led Parenting

Parenting is a tough gig. It’s something that stays forever, and the rewards come in rather unexpected ways, and with a huge delay sometimes. Parenting can also bring to the surface unexplained amounts of shame, guilt, and self-doubt. Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy has been a greatly helpful approach in healing layers of shame and… Continue reading Self-led Parenting

good mother myth, IFS, inner child, lived experiences, Mothering, polyvagal applications, research, Self-care, therapy

‘No Trauma Mama’ Perinatal Wellness

NO TRAUMA MAMA is a Perinatal Wellness Support Bundle I wished I had back when I was embarking on my Motherhood journey! A safe space to share, discuss, brainstorm, feel, sense, cry, process in preparation for your MAMAhood. No Trauma Mama Bundle This is a package of therapy sessions and support for expecting mothers! It's… Continue reading ‘No Trauma Mama’ Perinatal Wellness

fairy tales, good mother myth, IFS, inner child, lived experiences, Mothering, Self-care, workshops

Online ‘Inner Child’ Masterclass

“It’s never too late to have a happy childhood” Gabor MatéThis is a 3-hour Workshop that explores our Inner World, attachment wounds, and offers a compassionate insight into our past. •Inner Child•Neglect and Abandonment•Selfcare and healing Join me in exploring a beautiful Inuit fairytale through therapeutic storytelling, authentic connection, and safe sharing. --ABOUT YOUR FACILITATOR--… Continue reading Online ‘Inner Child’ Masterclass

good mother myth, IFS, lived experiences, Mothering, therapy

On •Self• in Motherhood

Within the IFS (Internal Family System) framework of therapy (and doing life for me, really) the idea of the Self (with capital S) takes a central stage. It’s our seat of consciousness, our Inner Golden Buddha nature, our endless well of light, our wisest, highest, and truest “I”. 🌀Self is beyond words and definitions however… Continue reading On •Self• in Motherhood

good mother myth, lived experiences, Mothering, research, Self-care, workshops

B!tch hour for mothers!

Ever felt like there is so much of your Motherhood experience that you wanted to share about yet you never felt safe to do so?!! Always censoring yourself? Always bookending your experience with … “oh but I love it so much” There are tons of reasons why we dread going there in the thick of… Continue reading B!tch hour for mothers!

fairy tales, good mother myth, IFS, inner child, Mothering, Self-care

Inner Child circle

It’s no secret that the ways in which we were mothered (and parented) affects us for life. We can choose to remain unconscious about it and allow this to continue to impact on our🌻 intimate relationships through attachment wounds🌻 parenting and thus perpetuating the same wounding onto our children and their children too🌻the way we… Continue reading Inner Child circle

Dreams, fairy tales, good mother myth, IFS, inner child, Mothering, polyvagal applications, research, Self-care, therapy

On Online Therapy

💻 ONLINE CLIENT FEEDBACK: "It took me a bit of therapist speed dating to find Aleks and I’m so glad I did. Aleks has changed my life really; not by healing me but by teaching me to heal myself – through her academic knowledge, her ability to see and work with the Self/spirit/soul, and just… Continue reading On Online Therapy

good mother myth, lived experiences, Mothering, Self-care, therapy

On Maternal Self-blame

“Maybe you didn’t give him enough love?” I have heard this. It ripped my heart in unbelievable ways… but it also started me on a journey of unpacking where did this come from? Why would mothers even consider shaming one another this way? What are the social conditions that would even make us go that… Continue reading On Maternal Self-blame