Staying in your Joy, Thoughts for Mother’s Day

because I get to purposely make the time to care for myself and my needs, I get to be a better person for others, too. And that seeing to my overall wellness also brings me to a place where I can appreciate others wholeheartedly.

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Maya Angelou on Love and Liberation

In order for my children to become the best of what they can be, I have to learn to let go of them. They are my children; they are not an extension of my dreams. Letting go or liberating them, as Maya Angelou puts it, is a requisite of love. Love and liberation go hand in hand.

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I am No Super Mommy

Always, I push past people’s doubt and ignore continual scrutiny from others. I am sure, motherhood is about inspiring my brood to be at their best without requiring them to be anything but happy. Oh, it is arduous work. Yet, I am aware that even in the face of backbreaking tasks and no-rest occasions, I should come out looking graceful and relaxed. Sometimes I don’t, and that is okay, because I am not a super mom. I am a mom who only tries to make every situation super.

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