How do YOU Self-Care? The Emotional Side of being a Mom
Growing up, my mom wasn’t really around. This lead to some very complicated feelings all throughout my life. You know… the “why doesn’t my mom want ME?” type feelings. I thought I had worked through all of that. 

Honestly. I really did. 

I believed it with my whole heart. 

Then I had my daughter. 

Wow! Weren’t those some strong feelings! 

I was worried that because my mom left me when I was little that I was going to do the same thing to my baby. I was terrified of hurting not only my husband but also scarring my baby girl for life. Man, was I scared that I was going to mess up big time. I was scared to tell anyone too. What a mess!

It took me about a month to work through those emotions. But it was a good process. 

I used positive self-talk and I did a session with the therapist, who helped me talk out what I was feeling and gave me some outside perspective. 

You see, if I’ve learned anything throughout my life, it’s that I’m strong and resilient. 

I am not defined by the circumstances I grew up in. 

Just because my mom wasn’t there when I was growing up doesn’t mean that I’m going to do the same thing. 

I’m not HER. I am ME.

Once I realized this, I was able to embrace my new role and begin to enjoy spending time with my daughter. 

I don’t know what brings you here today but if you’re going through some big stuff right now. If you’ve gone through big stuff for a long time… know that you are not defined by the challenges you face. It doesn’t matter what the challenge is. The important thing is that you take care of YOU so that you are able to care for your family.

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If you have a challenge that you're not sure how to overcome, I've created a guide that I use to help myself get through challenges that I'm sharing with you here. I encourage you, take the first step in liberating your heart TODAY! 
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