Jane Samuel: MavenMama

  • Parenting - a Spiritual Practice

    Posted on July 17, 2013

    Even in the frenetic life of a mother, there are moments to be mindful and see the spiritualness in this age old profession of rearing the young.

    Read More...

  • Pressure, I need Pressure

    Posted by MavenMama on June 26, 2013

    Learning to understand my daughter's needs and her body language went a long way in getting her regulated and me back in the parenting groove.

    Read More...

  • Steubenville - One Mother's Thoughts

    Posted by MavenMama on March 19, 2013

    The events in Steubenville have my mother-heart aching and my mother-mind seething.

    Read More...

  • Over

    Posted by MavenMama on February 15, 2013

    It is all over and I am tired. Dead tired – though given the circumstances I feel funny using that word – dead.

    Read More...

  • How Do I Speak

    Posted on February 1, 2013

    Writing my mother's Eulogy was no easy task, but it was in the end rewarding

    Read More...

  • In the Shadow of Death

    Posted on January 8, 2013

    Facing the death of a parent is never easier, but watching them suffer feels like the scariest to me lately.

    Read More...

View More