Honoring the Mothers Who Shape Us
by Veronica Vaiti, LCSW-R
I attended my first blessing circle recently for a most precious friend and mother. This blessing circle took the place of our culturally accepted and expected “baby shower” and so instead of showering the second-time-around-mom- to-be with gifts of baby booties and onesies, we bestowed gifts of love, friendship, support, positive energy and blessings for a smooth birthing process.
What touched me most about this ritual was how we began. We were asked to introduce ourselves to one another via our lineage of mothers as far … Read More