The proof is in the pudding. All of our small and consistent efforts will be apparent in the coming of a new generation. How are we preparing them to respond? It starts with unraveling ourselves.

 

In the act of owning the struggle and acknowledging the hurdles along the way is perhaps the only way to really find freedom, resiliency, and abundance in the radical act of parenting well.

 

I laugh as I think to myself "if you really want to take parenting as a spiritual practice allow yourself to be drug across the coals and then say 'thank you" afterwards!" That's a bit what it feels like.

 

**Every ounce of joy we experience is possible because of my blood, sweat, and tears that brought us to that moment. For so long I couldn't even see that I am ashamed to admit that mothering is difficult for me. I felt like I was defective or incapable of embodying this aspiration of pervasive and palpable love in my days. But, it's the concept that is flawed, not my feelings or efforts.

 

It's fucking hard to show up as fully as I expect myself to. But, I can see my efforts have not gone unrewarded because I am a radically different person the when this journey began, and in all the best ways. I am more motivated, productive, receptive, assertive, playful, effective, honest, trusting, transparent, raw, selfless, organized, fit, and more at home with my self. I actually cannot think of a way I have not benefited from this role, many aspects have changed, but none have devolved.

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Parenting as social activism

parenting as meditation

What does it mean to take parenting as your spiritual path?

Mamachitta is a co-created space (collective vision) dedicated to exploring the greater possibilities within raising children.

Mamachitta is a collective vision rooted in the shared belief that the path of parenting can be a gateway to self transformation, an opportunity to foster wholeness in our children, and together we can shape our future.

Parenting is one of the most challenging, and ofetn lonely, experiences one can have.  It is made up of a paradox between relentless needs and boudless joy.  This site is a space to dip into the communal pot of parenting stories and experiences on how we lose it, what fills us up, and how we thrive.

This is a space to feel seen, inspired and to practice tapping into our inner resources and to connect with greater Source to develop bouyancy in our role as parents.  To ground and reconnect to Source within ourselves, to realize at the end of the day you are the only one who can pick yorself up.

What if parenting was a process of stepping into our Divine nature, utilizing the struggle as well as the joy to grow up and beyond what we once were?

Children have a way of coaxing us beyond ourselves, compelling us to grow up and beyond what we once believed we were made of.

From Leoni: "Becoming a mama is complicated. It can be wildly isolating and incredibly overwhelming, and down right scary.  And I don’t have to tell you lovely people this.  IT IS NO WALK IN THE PARK and I think, this evening, I’m left feeling sort of angry about the way so many mamas feel postpartum and how little is said about it in the big wide world."

SHARE PAGE: The posts are meant to be musings on our experiences and the deepening of our own personal growth from raising our children. Share a vignette, a realized moment, your shadow, your light, a poignant experience, a meditation, or just the sweetness of your life as a parent.

What if parenting was a process of stepping into our Divine nature, utilizing the struggle as well as the joy to grow up and beyond what we once believed we were made of?

ma·ma·chit·ta (mah-muh-chit-tah) n. 1.  the awakened heart-mind of a parent.  2.  a spontaneous arising of love that comes from becoming a parent.

Mamachitta is the art of finding deep joy and meaning in the practice of caring for our children. In turn, this love propels all that we do, and the path of parenthood is to practice and grow the pure fuel that is this outpouring of love and the source of all we create.  Mamachitta is possible when we begin with nurturing the self, and from this foundation the continuous flow of love that our children depend on can flourish. With a growth mindset, we can strive to raise grounded, inspired, authentic and happy children. 

What does it mean to take parenting as your spiritual path?

Becoming a parent is complex. It can be wildly isolating, incredibly beautiful, painfully overwhelming and unbelievably rewarding. Children have a way of coaxing us beyond ourselves, compelling us to grow up and through what we once were.

The experience of mamachitta is a collective vision rooted in the shared belief that the complexities of parenting can be a gateway to self transformation and an opportunity to foster wholeness in our children so together we may shape a more beautiful future.  We believe that the complexities of parenting can be a gateway to self transformation and an opportunity to foster wholeness in our children so together we may shape a more beautiful future.  This is a bi-product of mamachitta in action.

 This site is a space to dip into the communal pot of parenting stories and experiences on how we lose it, what fills us up, and how we thrive.  It is a space to feel seen, inspired and to pick up tools for tapping into our inner resources while grounding into a greater Source to develop buoyancy in our role as parents. 

This site is a space to dip into the communal pot of heart transforming stories and experiences on how we lose it, what fills us up, and how we thrive as families.  

It's here that we can step onto the spiritual path of parenting and develop tools for tapping into our own inner resources while grounding into a greater Source, all to develop buoyancy and mindfulness in our role as parents.