A transformation that starts with pregnancy, and does not 'finish' for as long as you are raising your children.
In our current society, and the value we place on motherhood, this transition has been completely ignored, misunderstood and dismissed.
Just as adolescence is the transition from child to adult, matrescence is the transition from woman to mother. And understanding this is the MISSING LINK to feeling happy and whole again.
Imagine if you could go back to when you first started your journey as a mother, and tell yourself that things were about to change. YOU were about to change.
Yes, you were going to welcome a beautiful new baby, which would fill you with joy...
but you were also going to welcome in a new YOU.
And this new you, in all its unpredictability and overwhelm, would need a lot of compassion and care.
And this change won't just happen in the first few months - it will go on and on:
"When I became a mother more than a decade ago, there was a very real but at the time imperceptible 'split' within me:
on the one hand, there was the woman who had big dreams and goals and identified with her purpose in the world, and on the other hand, there was the newborn mother.
The nurturer, the carer, the woman who wanted to be there with her child for every single milestone.
It was this massive contradiction within that I struggled with for so long.
Over the years, in trying to understand why I felt the way I did, I began a search for answers.
I interviewed world-leading experts on motherhood and self-care, I studied to be a post-natal yoga teacher and life-coach, I taught myself meditation and created programs for mamas who were also searching for answers.
But nothing made any sense... until I discovered 'matrescence.' "
Suddenly, that inner split all made sense.
When I became a mother, I gave birth to a new me...
and it was not about trying to be the old me or completely abandoning that part of me, but instead, realising - I WAS NEW. "
~ Amy Taylor-Kabbaz
Because as women we are drowning. We think there's something wrong with us, we're struggling to stay on top of everything everyday, and feel like a core part of ourselves is missing.
We love our children, but we're not always the mamas we want to be.
And it's time we stopped suffering in silence.
After sharing these insights with hundreds of mamas, I am overwhelmed by the number of teary messages I get from women at all stages of motherhood.
Daily emails that walk you, step by step, through the process of understanding and honouring matrescence.
The program also includes 3 videos, a meditation and an interview with one of the world's leading matrescence experts.
Guided questions and reflections to allow you to discover who you are now as you move through motherhood.
"I've already had tears of self-forgiveness, ah ha moments and I feel excited about what I can do with this guidance!"
"Just wanted to say thank you - this has really changed my attitude and outlook on being a mum. I really hope we can empower all mums out there and make us all feel appreciated for our role in the family. "
"Thank you Amy. It feels as though I have now been given permission to be kinder to myself, to trust in my own strength, to value myself and to welcome more grace into my life."
"The biggest lesson I think I have learned throughout the program is embodied in this quote that I came across. WOMAN, KNOW THYSELF. Your program has given me that knowledge. Thank you - Super happy mama here. "