Anni Daulter, Niki Dewart con Sacred Motherhood: An Inspirational Guide and Journal for Mindfully Mothering Children of All Ages
Written for mothers seeking to fulfill their soul s work while simultaneouslyraising future generations, "Sacred Motherhood "offers women on the pathof motherhood a guide back to themselves. It will help you embrace the realitythat "this is your spiritual life" every moment of every day, whether you are at the grocerystore, changing diapers, arguing with your partner, snuggling with your baby, or dyeing your teenager s hair pink. Greet the moments when you fall down asawakening opportunities, every bit as holy and powerful as the moments you candrop in and bliss out.
Spanning the sacred and the mundane, "Sacred Motherhood "is both a guide anda journal, enticing you to pause momentarily to reflect and write, and thenreturn to your mothering tasks armed with a fresh perspective, renewed vision, practical tips, and creative ideas for enriching family life. For fifty-two weeks ayear of sacred motherhood the chapters illuminate subjects that are likely toarise as the mothering journey unfolds, and present thoughtful prompts and helpful reminders relating to "you, your soul, and your child.""
"Anni Daulter and Niki Dewart offer moms a collection of blessings. These pages are a weaving of word medicine, inspiration, and celebration. Mothers buckle your seat belt. Read, sing, scribble, sketch, dance, dare to begin this journey, it goes one-way, toward your own inner knowing."
Robin Lim, midwife, founder of Yayasan Bumi Sehat (Healthy Mother Earth Foundation), and CNN 2011 Hero of the Year
What a gorgeous, life-changing invitation this book is for anyone on the journey ofgrowing into and through motherhood. It also uniquely embodies deep femininewisdom which we all share and invites us to drink deeply at that source. A true gift!
Rahima Baldwin Dancy, midwife and author of You Are Your Child s First Teacher
Sacred Motherhood is a heroine s journey, illuminating the wisdom of the divinefeminine. Beginning with The Call, women are invited to follow a sensory-rich rhythmthrough the seasons, accompanied by essential allies Trust, Intuition, Sisterhood, andmore and offered gentle opportunities for healing along the way. Anni and Niki havecreated an exquisite guide and gift, adorned with sacred body beauty, grounded in messytruth, and languaged with love. This book is a boon and a celebration.
Janet Lucy, author of Moon Mother, Moon Daughter
Of course we are grateful for our children, but so often we are overrun with the chaos ofthe day-to-day that we don t have the bandwidth to pause and reflect on this beautifuljourney. Sacred Motherhood not only reminds us, but also gives us tools to elevate ourthinking and bring us into a nurturing space for both our children and ourselves. Thisbook has a permanent place on my bedside table!
Kim Graham-Nye, mother and cofounder of gDiapers"
Anni Daulter is the author of "Sacred Pregnancy" and founder of the Sacred Living Movement. Daulter has been a conscious parenting advocate and organic cook for many years, helping families take a holistic approach to pregnancy, birthing, parenting, and living. She travels the world teaching birth workers her program for Sacred Pregnancy, Sacred Relationship, I AM sisterhood, and Sacred Sweeties Summer Camp for girls and their mothers. In addition to "Sacred Pregnancy, "Daulter has authored five books.
Niki Dewart is coauthor of "The Mother's Wisdom Deck." Both independently and in collaboration with Sacred Pregnancy, Dewart leads rituals, workshops, and retreats that nurture the soul of mothering. She has led youth rites of passage for the Ojai Foundation and guided experiential pilgrimages focused on ritual arts, healing traditions, and indigenous wisdom in Egypt, Peru, Ireland, and Native America for the Institute of Noetic Sciences and Cross Cultural Journeys. She is also a founder of Applesong a pioneering cottage school that nourishes the bodies, minds, and spirits of children in her community and the creator of New Moon Daughters, a girls' coming-of-age program."