Content And Community For Black Moms

Self-care and mindfulness matters more now than ever.

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In a weekly Zoom hangout series called Moms’ Night In, experts answer your questions about navigating life during a global pandemic. Here’s a recap of our latest one:

“You can’t pour from an empty cup.”⁠⠀
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It’s something you hear all the time about being a mom—and something that came up a lot during last week’s Moms’ Night In with accountability coach Tori Alamaze and licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Patrice Berry. (You can watch the replay here!)⁠⠀
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This week we talked more about how to address stress, anxiety, and other mental health concerns with licensed marriage and family therapists Deitra Baker (@theteachingwife on Instagram) and Brittani Strozier (@groundedhues).⁠⠀
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We’re trying to get you to feel so full, your cup runneth over!

We talked to Deitra and Brittani about:

  • how to manage the isolation of being the only parent,
  • how to find support while socially distancing,
  • age-appropriate activities to occupy kids so you can take care of yourself,
  • finding our sense of worth outside of work,
  • how to effectively communicate with our partners,
  • how to squash mom guilt, shame, and negative self-talk,
  • modeling the behavior we want to see in our children,
  • and more!

Watch below and sign up for an upcoming Moms’ Night In event here!

(Note: There are moments where the video freezes—press your arrow keys to fast forward a few seconds to when the video picks back up.)



Resources Mentioned In This Video

Support Groups for Black Moms

Mindful Parenting Moms’ Night In

How Moms Can Make Time For Themselves In A Pandemic

How Moms Can Embrace This New Work-Life Reality

5 Love Languages Quiz

Children’s Learning Styles Quiz

Math U See

How Mindful Parenting Can Help Your Family Thrive During Coronavirus

Brandy Wells, licensed children’s therapist (@mymotherhoodmagic)

WATCH: How to Help Your Relationship Survive (And Thrive) During Coronavirus

Men Are Like Waffles—Women Are Like Spaghetti: Understanding and Delighting in Your Differences by Bill Farrel

Ikigai

Power to Fly

Fairy God Boss

Raising Resilience (@Raising.resilience)

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