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The Modern Day Mom Movement – Navigating Work-Life Balance, Challenging Societal Expectations, While Raising Good Humans

Lana Kenyon is a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach Inspiring Authenticity, Self-Love, and Transformation. As a single mom who has overcome adversity and embraced her true potential, Lana became passionate about inspiring others to do the same.

Executive Contributor Lana Kenyon

Motherhood is a journey filled with love, joy, and countless rewards. However, in today's fast-paced world, modern-day moms often find themselves grappling with the delicate balance between family responsibilities, career aspirations, and societal expectations. The pressure to excel in all areas of life while upholding unrealistic standards can take a toll on maternal well-being and mental health. It's time for moms to stand up against these societal norms, prioritize their own well-being, and redefine what it means to be a successful mother.

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The importance of maternal well-being: A call to action


As mothers, we are often expected to be superheroes – effortlessly managing our households, excelling in our careers, and nurturing our children with unwavering patience and grace.

However, the reality is far from these idealized expectations. The truth is that maternal well-being is the cornerstone of a happy, healthy family dynamic. When moms prioritize self-care, set boundaries, and challenge societal norms, they not only benefit themselves but also create a positive ripple effect on their children and communities. It's time to shift the narrative and empower moms to embrace their imperfections, prioritize their well-being, and stand up against societal pressures.


The Benefits of Motherhood Empowerment Coaching is that it provides a supportive and empowering space for moms to explore their challenges, set goals, and navigate the complexities of motherhood with guidance and accountability. As a coach I offer valuable insights, tools, and strategies to help moms overcome obstacles, cultivate self-awareness, and unlock their full potential. Through my coaching program, mom’s can gain clarity, confidence, and a sense of direction in their journey towards work-life balance, self-care, personal growth and a happy healthy family.


As a motherhood Empowerment coach, I have chosen this niche because I believe in the transformative power of supporting and empowering moms on their journey through motherhood. I understand the unique challenges, pressures, and joys that come with being a mother in today's society. By focusing on motherhood empowerment coaching, I aim to create a safe and nurturing space for moms to explore their struggles, embrace their strengths, and prioritize their well-being. My passion lies in guiding moms to break free from societal expectations, cultivate self-love, and thrive in their roles as mothers and individuals. Choosing motherhood empowerment coaching as my niche allows me to make a meaningful difference in the lives of moms, helping them navigate the complexities of modern-day motherhood with resilience, authenticity, and grace.


Below I discuss five helpful tips for modern day mom’s that have not only helped me personally but many of my clients navigate motherhood day to day.

Five helpful tips for modern day moms


Prioritize self-care: Carve out time in your busy schedule for self-care activities that nourish your mind, body, and soul. Whether it's a relaxing bath, a walk in nature, or a quiet moment with a book, make self-care a non-negotiable part of your routine. Remember, you can't pour from an empty cup.


Set boundaries: Learn to say no to commitments that drain your energy and time. Setting boundaries is not selfish; it's essential for maintaining your well-being and preserving your mental health. Be firm in protecting your time and space.

Challenge societal norms: Don't be afraid to challenge societal expectations of motherhood. Embrace your unique parenting style, make choices that align with your values, and trust your instincts as a mother. You are the expert on your own children.


Seek support: Reach out to other moms, friends, or support groups for guidance and camaraderie. Sharing your struggles and triumphs with like-minded individuals can provide a sense of community and validation. Remember, you are not alone in this journey.


Practice self-compassion: Be gentle with yourself and practice self-compassion on your motherhood journey. Acknowledge that it's okay to make mistakes, to have bad days, and to not have all the answers. Treat yourself with the same kindness and understanding that you would offer to a dear friend.


In conclusion, modern-day moms face a myriad of challenges in balancing work, family, and personal well-being while navigating societal expectations. By prioritizing self-care, setting boundaries, challenging norms, seeking support, and practicing self-compassion, moms can reclaim their power, redefine success on their own terms, and create a life of balance, fulfillment, and authenticity. It's time to stand up against unrealistic expectations, embrace the imperfections of motherhood, and celebrate the strength and resilience of all moms, in all our diverse forms.


Lana Kenyon, Empowerment Coach

Lana Kenyon is a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach Inspiring Authenticity, Self-Love, and Transformation. As a single mom who has overcome adversity and embraced her true potential, Lana became passionate about inspiring others to do the same. Through her own journey of self-discovery, resilience, and personal growth, she had to learn the power of self-love, self-care, and self-worth in creating a fulfilling life. Now, as a Jay Shetty certified life coach and writer, she works with clients to help shift their mindset and to their fullest potential. Lana loves to share her insights and wisdom through her articles, empowering readers to navigate life's challenges, overcome obstacles, and unlock their full potential.



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