There is no room for mom guilt in the resistance

Here’s a mantra I’ve adopted for myself about rising up against this new administration. There is no room for guilt in the resistance.

As a psychologist, I’m also sharing it with my patients, a lot of whom are mothers. Today’s moms are in a unique position. We haven’t had to live through the political upheaval faced by past generations and so, up until this point, have had the luxury of being able to focus on our own lives and families. But now, with Trump as President, it feels incumbent upon us to shift some of our attention towards resisting a hateful and dangerous agenda.

This essay was originally published at Motherwell Magazine. You can read the rest of the piece here.

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