Marija Castellari

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Helping Mamas to let go of mother guilt, create strong boundaries and feel happier.
Sydney, Australia
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Dad: 'Finally, the kids are asleep - time to relax!'⁣
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Mum: I need to....⁣
-Pay the bill...⁣
-Hang the clothes... ⁣
-Change the sheets...⁣
-Sign the forms...⁣
-Call the Doctor⁣
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The mental load is very real and exhausting.⁣
It matters and it can be very taxing... share the load when you can.⁣
You're doing an awesome job!
"Parenting is a shame and judgment minefield precisely because most of us are wading through uncertainty and self-doubt when it comes to raising our children."⁣
Brené Brown
Commando crawling out of your baby's room⁣
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That moment you wish you'd done more push-ups!
"The best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present moment."⁣
Thich Nhat Hanh
Arrrgh! Has anyone ever said that to you?⁣
interesting how one word can completely change the impact of a statement.⁣
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The word, ‘just’ implies it’s not ‘enough’ and valuable to be a stay-at-home mum.⁣
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That statement is not said with any ill-intent, but it really takes away the importance of the stay-at-home mum role.⁣
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Eventually, when you hear others say it, you too start using it too… and how crappy does it leave you feeling?⁣
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My mission is to eliminate that phrase - it has no place in our society. It devalues the importance of the role of caring for your child.⁣
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A child-care worker looking after someone else’s child would never have someone say to them, ‘Oh, you’re ‘just’ a child-care worker’. ⁣
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People would never say ‘just’ to describe any other paid or unpaid role.⁣
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If you were volunteering full-time, people wouldn’t say, ‘Oh, you’re ‘just’ a volunteer’.⁣
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How can this change? It starts with you and me.⁣
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If you’re currently caring for your child full-time at home, it starts with valuing what you do.⁣
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Did you know, after all the various tasks are added up, “stay-at-home mums put in 94.7 hours in a typical workweek, and it would cost $112,962 a year to replace her!” (Business Insider)⁣
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This is not about paid working mums and unpaid working mums (stay-at-home), it’s about valuing both roles, even though one of them is unpaid.⁣
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Now, how can you start to challenge this societal thinking?⁣
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We can often respond to awkward conversations with sarcasm, humour or frustration.⁣
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However, the most effective response is to respectfully challenge the statement. ⁣
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Let me know your experience of this.
'Worthiness doesn’t have prerequisites.'⁣
Brené Brown⁣
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Are you hustling for your worthiness?⁣
You are enough. x
“Avoiding your triggers isn’t healing. Healing happens when you’re triggered and you’re able to move through the pain, the pattern and the story, and walk your way to a different ending.’”⁣
Vienna Pharaon
“Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up.”⁣
Brené Brown⁣
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Showing up to see Brené Brown LIVE today in Sydney!!
“When I see people stand fully in their truth, or when I see someone fall down, get back up, and say, ‘Damn. That really hurt, but this is important to me and I’m going in again’—my gut reaction is, ‘What a badass.’”⁣
Brené Brown⁣
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Can't wait to see B B B B Brené LIVE tomorrow in Sydney!!
'I have a mind that is a very dangerous neighbourhood. '⁣
Elizabeth Gilbert⁣
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Oooh, I love this quote because it's so true...⁣
Elizabeth says, 'My actual job in life is managing my mental health', and it's almost a full-time job.⁣
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 She says, 'I don't take it lightly because the stakes are high....'⁣
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'Left unattended, my mind will fester, rot, and roll me over the brink into anxiety and depression.'⁣
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How powerful and peaceful would you be if you were to pay this much attention to your mental health?
'Imperfections are not inadequacies; they are reminders that we’re all in this together.'⁣
Brené Brown
To love someone fiercely, to believe in something with your whole heart, to celebrate a fleeting moment in time, to fully engage in a life that doesn’t come with guarantees – these are risks that involve vulnerability and often pain. ⁣
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But, I’m learning that recognizing and leaning into the discomfort of vulnerability teaches us how to live with joy, gratitude and grace.⁣
Brené Brown⁣
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I'm going to see Brené live in Sydney next week - eeeeek....can't wait!⁣
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What's your favourite Brené quote?