The Rise of the Trauma-Informed Mothers

  We did the best we could to undo the lessons neglect, physical and sexual violence taught us growing up. But no one told us that there would come a time when we’d have to start the work all over again, and that time would coincide with motherhood. The degree will vary, but survivors come … Continue reading The Rise of the Trauma-Informed Mothers

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New video: Self Care and Self Regulation

https://youtu.be/SAeqBcFQc88   About the author: Joyelle Brandt is a parenting coach who specializes in working with mothers who are survivors of abuse. As a speaker, mothering coach, and multi-media creator, Joyelle works to dismantle the stigma that keeps childhood abuse survivors stuck in shame and self-hatred.  She is the author of Princess Monsters from A … Continue reading New video: Self Care and Self Regulation

New offering: Mothering Support

Mothering Support for caregivers living with Post Traumatic Stress with Joyelle Brandt my dream for you… I want you to know that you are not alone in what you are struggling with. I want you to know that you are not crazy or irrevocably broken. I want you to know your own strength. I want … Continue reading New offering: Mothering Support

PTSD Parent Podcast

Parenting with PTSD contributing author Kelly Wilson has a new podcast, and you all need to listen to it because it is fabulous! Listening to Kelly and her co-host Chris is like hanging out at your kitchen table with two of your funniest friends. You never thought you would laugh about PTSD, but you will when … Continue reading PTSD Parent Podcast

On Preparing Adult Survivors of Childhood Trauma For Parenthood

My entrance into motherhood can be compared to a soldier with PTSD re-entering a battlefield, only my battlefield existed inside my home, not a foreign territory. I am a survivor of prolonged childhood abuse and even though I worked extensively on my own recovery before choosing to have children, I was blindsided by the triggers … Continue reading On Preparing Adult Survivors of Childhood Trauma For Parenthood