Mar 1, 2022
When you’re assaulted as a child and no one notices, much comes to your rescue, you learn to fend for yourself. Later in life, you may even doubt the sincerity of those who offer to help because well—once burned twice shy.
But if you’ve noticed, life is getting stranger and harder. And the reality that no one should do life alone is clearer than ever.
And while it seems like the scariest time to let your guard down, it’s the only way to get the help you need to manage feelings about old trauma rising with feelings about today’s trauma.
Solo feels safe, but doesn’t always leave you sane. It’s okay to ask for help. 💜
MOTHERHOOD UNMASKED is for moms, like you, struggling to survive your own childhood trauma in addition to the typical demands of motherhood, but hiding your struggle behind a mask.
If you’re raising children while carrying unresolved childhood wounds from traumatic experiences, including abuse, abandonment, and neglect and you struggle with expressing compassion, showing up with confidence, and connecting with your child, this podcast will inspire your own healing journey and empower you to break the negative cycles threatening your family.
Change starts with you believing that when it comes to you being the mother of your children; you are the woman for the job. And I love empowering you to do it.
Hi, I’m Vanessa. A pediatrician, stay at home mom of three, and multi-trauma overcomer, hosting real talk, including the childhood trauma keeping you from confidently showing up as the mom your children need. Because I'm over you suffocating under “the everything’s fine” mask.
NOTE: The views and opinions expressed in this podcast should not be taken as medical advice. The content here is for informational purposes only, and because each person is so unique, please consult your health care professional for any health questions.