“I will look after you and I will look after anybody you say needs to be looked after, any way you say. I am here. I brought my whole self to you. I am your mother.” ― Maya Angelou, Mom & Me & Mom
Today is International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day, originally called International Working Women’s Day, is celebrated on March 8. It commemorates the movement for women’s rights. Today women across the world are encouraged to wear red. What better subject to discuss on International Women’s Day, than Motherhood, focusing on mothers who are in the movement of making our community stronger by strengthening and supporting our mothers.
Guests include Shonita Roach, Symphony Swan and Nicole Acosta.
Shonita Roach is the founder of Shades of You, Shades of Me, an organization that provides support in the area of Maternal Health and Wellness. They provide services to women who are experiencing perinatal mood disorder and postpartum depression, and support mothers who have children with disabilities. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Symphony Swan is an artist, art educator, and mama blogger. Swan hosts a mama blog and a mama powered podcast that seeks to empower women. She is also the co-host of Mamas After Dark, an online show about movement minded mamas.