When my daughters were young I struggled (to say the least!).
It was so much harder than I thought it would be. I wanted to be a that calm, perfect mama, but I was wracked with anxiety and my anger and frustration would rage.
My children were like little Zen masters showing me all the stuff I still have to work on.
Now I can see my anger, frustration and impatience as teachers in practicing a path of peace.
Becoming a parent was the biggest change in my life. And my girls give me powerful motivation to become calmer and more peaceful. Read more about my parenting story here.
I want to practice compassion, loving speech, and deep listening with my girls. I know that in order to give them that, I have to nurture it in myself first.
Here are a few random things about me:
We can be wonderfully imperfect mindful mamas. We can live and parent knowing that peace begins within. We can choose to become the change we want to see in the world.
And these changes can (and will!) ripple out through generations.
When you are thriving, happy, and at peace, then you will give your best self to your family, work, and life. The way you live matters.
Not only will your family benefit from having a calm and fulfilled mama, but you will model mindful living.
I want to give you the shortcuts and systems that I didn't have. Don’t waste one precious minute of this brief and amazing life suffering with stress, frustration and anxiety.
It can be different. Not just for your family, but for your child's family, and generations to come!
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With warmth & lovingkindness,
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A Mindful Mama is a new generation of mother.
Present, Evolving, Calm, Authentic, and Free.
Mindful Mamas reject the culture of “not good enough,” knowing that when we free ourselves from stress and limiting stories, our authentic, peaceful nature shines through.
Mindful Mamas practice self-compassion and see their challenges as teachers, not flaws.
A Mindful Mama values wisdom over reactivity, empathy over obedience, and begins anew every day.
Mindful Mamas live what we want our kids to learn, knowing that the best parenting is in modeling.
Mindful Mamas go within and get quiet to access their power.
Create their experience
Mindful Mamas are motivated knowing that with every step they are changing things for the generations that follow.
I am a Mindful Mama.
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Hunter Clarke-Fields, is a mindfulness mentor, host of the Mindful Mama podcast, creator of the Mindful Parenting course, and author of the upcoming book, Raising Good Humans. She helps moms bring more calm and peace into their daily lives. Hunter has over twenty years of experience in meditation and yoga practices and has taught mindfulness to thousands worldwide.
Hunter is a widely-followed blogger and her writing has appeared in the Huffington Post, Tiny Buddha, MOPS, Elephant Journal, Mothering, and a number of other online magazines and websites. She is the mother of two active daughters, who challenge her everyday to hone her craft!