"And every day, the world will drag you by the hand, yelling, “This is important! And this is important! And this is important! You need to worry about this! And this! And this!”

 

And each day, it’s up to you to yank your hand back, put it on your heart and say, “No. This is what’s important.”

- Iain Thomas

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Unlearning SuperMom

Ready to hang up your cape?

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Every morning, women around the world

put on their SuperMom capes.

They leap into action - taking care of the kids, building their careers, running the house,

volunteering, listening, helping, serving..... on and on and on.

Doing it all and making it look easy.

But inside, we've lost ourselves.  We are busy, stressed out, sick and overwhelmed like never before.

Unlearning SuperMom is the journey of hanging up our capes

and focusing on our Selves.

It's about making choices instead of living on auto-pilot.

It's about saying no and making ourselves a priority.

It's the moment to moment choice to live intentionally.

Welcome!  We're so glad you're here.

May 27, 2018

Rachel and I have been doing a lot of introspection lately, figuring out what our message is and what we want to contribute to the world through Unlearning SuperMom.  

I am growing my awareness of my own privilege as a white, middle-class, cis-genderd woman and how I have been contributing to systems of oppression.  And the more I learn, the more I notice how easy it would be to sink into my white fragility, avoid the problem and just stay out of the conversation.  But silence isn’t a neutral response, it’s a negative response.

So we’re in this middle space of knowi...

February 20, 2018

Here’s how representation works - we get exposed to media, images, and stories and it unconsciously impacts our behavior, thoughts, and belief systems.  A year ago after reading “Shrill” by Lindy West, I filled my Instagram feed with plus-size models.  Now I care less about losing weight, and more about making sure my eyebrows look good (#redirection, but I digress).

Representation is why after binge-watching 8 seasons of “Shameless,” I’m a significantly better parent.  Let me ‘splain.

I’m scared for my kids all the time.  All the time!  I’m scared that they’re going to...

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