What makes a good mothering community?
Finding a supportive community to join you in your parenting journey.
Have you ever considered why it’s so common for stay-at-home Mums to talk about feeling isolated or lonely? How often do we go back to work because “I just needed some adult conversation”?
We diagnose the problem as a woman losing herself in the midst of early parenthood. And the solution presents itself as finding something – whether work or hobby – to reclaim her identity and remind her that she is someone apart from “Mum”.
However, I’m convinced our problem is often not a lack of personal identity, but a lack of community identity.
Here’s an article I had published on Growing Faith recently.