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Motherhood Unmasked

Feb 22, 2022

Perfectionism and people pleasing are not the same. They show up differently and in this episode, we’re talking about what psychologists refer to as the fourth kind of trauma response.
Which one are you: perfectionist or people pleaser? Cheers to getting free from all of it! Listen in🎙


Feb 15, 2022

Did you ever pinky swear when you were a little girl? That promise was binding like a mortgage. The only way out was death!

You pinky swore to hold someone accountable because you don’t have to be alive long to figure out people make promises they don’t keep—even to protect children.

So when you were mishandled...

Feb 8, 2022

As I often say, “Misplaced expectation is the mother of all disappointment.” And when you’re the mother with the misguided expectation, your children pay the price. As a survivor of childhood trauma you likely paid it too.
I know what it’s like to be conditioned to believe I had to meet “the standard” in...

Feb 1, 2022

Shame will tell you your existence is wrong because of however you believe you caused the abuse, the abandonment or the neglect.
And it will tell you you’re a horrible mother because you don’t show compassion and empathy as easily with your children as you do friends or strangers because you didn’t receive it in...