For those of you who know me, you’ll be wondering why I’m writing about Motherhood.
Well it’s simple really.
There are many ways to share the journey of Motherhood, and only one of these involve being pregnant.
Motherhood is tied to Aunthood. An Aunty is someone who has a close famial relationship with her sister or brother’s children. It’s almost being a Mum as the Aunty role is a potentially pivotal role in the child’s life.
And then there is the Person in the Community role. That person who notices the child and is also in a nurturing role. Think of the school teacher, or kindly neighbour. These people are also important.
In my opinion, Motherhood has been reduced in a way. Because, to me, there are other ways that such a role can be partaken in.
To me, Motherhood is more about emotional maturity and taking an active role in the development of a child into adulthood.
So to all the Aunts, teachers, neighbours and friends of young people…
…this Post is all about you!