You, Your Identity & Motherhood

Becoming a mum is one of the biggest changes you, as a woman, can experience in your life. The problem is, no matter how much you prepare for it, the shift in gear can still make you a little bit wobbly. The thing is, this wobble is normal and actually... to be expected! Your entire world has changed (sometimes out of all proportion) so it figures there has to be a period of time to get used to it. However, knowing it might be temporary doesn't always make it easier. This wobble can last weeks or months or, as I've discovered, years.  I had a lot of support when I became a mother - and I still wobble, but I know a lot of people don't have this. People also have different experiences related to religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or even isolation from family, amongst many other dynamics, which can seriously intensify this wobble! My clients, of all ages and backgrounds, who have older, and fully grown children, tell me the wobble doesn't just go away when your children are grown either - it's ongoing. It's all quite overwhelming, which is why I wanted to see if we could figure some things out and find a little stillness.

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