[Wild Cozy Truth 63] Becoming Whole Within and Beyond Motherhood with Kori Stephens


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Some of my favorite interviews are the ones I conduct in person without the assistance of video conferencing technology. This conversation in particular feels like eavesdropping on friends having an intimate conversation. Maybe because today’s guest is a friend who showed up (with cookies) ready to go there.
Kori Stephens is a writer, community builder, and whole-hearted mama who happens to live just a few doors down from me in the best neighborhood on earth. In this conversation, Kori tells us about the expectations and experiences of motherhood from the perspective of a mother of two little ones. While she felt connected to her first son, she felt disconnected from herself. The birth of her second son healed parts of her traumatic first delivery but left her reeling in a different way. These experiences inspired her to create the Whole Mama Project, a community for supporting mothers beyond the parameters of child-rearing.
Book recommendation: The First Forty Days by Heng Ou
Connect with Kori:
@wholeheartedkori on Instagram
Transcript for today’s episode available here.
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