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Sep 1st

Attention Warrior Moms

Posted by Jenny Hart - Owner

I wanted to take the opportunity, since this is my first post, to share this quote and remind new mothers of this: It is essential for you to rest, replenish, and reflect on becoming a mother in your "fourth trimester". For centuries, and many cultures still to this day, new mothers have been supported by their community and their families. We have lost sight of this in our new, fast paced world. There is a direct connection to the decrease in postnatal support and the increase in postpartum depression. We are expected to just hit the ground running after we give birth. A lot of the time, we put those pressures on ourselves so that we can measure up to unrealistic expectations of "the perfect Mother", and that is setting us up to feel like failures. We can be Warrior Moms, but we have to ensure that our mind, body, and soul are ready to armor up...

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Sep 13th

Babies in Bloom!

Posted by Jenny Hart - Owner

I hope to make Honored Mother not just a successful business, but part of a movement of our community to focus more on the support and enrichment of our family structures, starting from the womb.  So when I see other businesses in the community stepping up as well, I start to get really excited!!!...

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Nov 7

Five Things I wish I knew Before I Had My Daughter

Posted by Jenny Hart - Owner

1~ Say goodbye to paid overtime: Loving my career and putting in 10 hour days at the office was the norm. When I got pregnant with Kaiah I was thrilled and not concerned at all with my career as I thought okay, 3 months off, that's like a lifetime and I will just pick up where I left off! However, becoming a mother shifted my whole view on the world. 3 months passed so quickly, and the anxiety of returning to work and leaving my baby was just too much. There was no amount of money that would change that. I resigned from my position and stayed home with her for 10 months. When I returned to work, I struggled, like all Moms, to keep my energy balanced between being a Mom and being part of a company. Knowing this would not have change things, but being prepared for how huge this transition was might have eased the anxiety and guilt for the feelings I was having...

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