Baby on Board: Becoming a Mother without Losing Yourself-A by Joelle Jay, Amy Kovarick

By Joelle Jay, Amy Kovarick

Modern moms are stuck in an expectation seize. confronted with turning into real-life determined housewives or maxed out operating moms, many are seeking break out. This ebook offers ladies the instruments not to simply live on the 1st 12 months of motherhood yet to truly thrive. according to the preferred nine-week existence layout procedure from the authors' corporation, the authors support girls become aware of what is going to carry them stability and achievement as new moms and aiding them layout the transformation they'll adventure into motherhood. in line with a proprietary nine-week existence layout procedure, "Baby on Board" is helping a lady observe the alternatives that honor her personal designated direction as a lady and mom. As coaches, motivational audio system, and authors, the authors are function types for the types of existence they motivate ladies to reside and their procedure helps encourages, and celebrates every one woman's particular route to motherhood.

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Really see it. Let pictures of your future life as a mother play in your mind, like a movie or a slide show. Close your eyes, relax, and take a few minutes to imagine one ideal scene from your first year as a mother. Let your intuition run the show. Try it now. What popped into your head? Where were you? Who was there? What were you doing? What meaning do you see in your dreaming? Take notes to capture your initial vision as well as any thoughts and feelings it generated. Making a Wish. Another way to tap into your creativity is to create a giant wish list of everything you desire for your first year of motherhood.

As you ask and answer questions throughout this chapter, be prepared to keep the most meaningful ideas and throw out the rest as one way of opening up to your new life. EXPECTANT M OTHERS CLEAR THEIR MINDS! “I’m getting a little nervous about having the baby! It seems like it’s coming so quickly, and I don’t have anything ready! ” — R OSA “I’ve always been career-oriented, really goal-oriented. I can’t remember a time in my life when I wasn’t planning for what I was going to do. With me it’s always been, ‘What’s next?

Grab a piece of paper and a pen and give yourself five minutes to create a wish list of things that you absolutely want for your first year as a mother. Think across your life from your new baby, to your husband or partner, to your career and passions, to family and friends! What was that like for you? What do you notice about this preliminary wish list? How do your wishes combine to paint a picture of life as a mother? Do Something Else! There are limitless other ways to imagine. Sketch your vision, paint it in vivid color on canvas, or handwrite a letter to your fairy godmother.

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