Are You Afraid? A Message to Daughters, From a Daughter

Are You Afraid? A Message to Daughters, From a Daughter

There are moments when I have been so afraid of life beginning—like becoming-a-grown-up beginning—because then I might discover that I’m a failure, or a total disappointment, or maybe (whispers an especially dark part of my brain) never truly, fully lovable, except by my parents (and they have to love me).

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Stephanie Morales & The Mother Nurture Center Offer a Respite Along the Parenting Path

Stephanie Morales & The Mother Nurture Center Offer a Respite Along the Parenting Path

Stephanie Morales can peek out her living room window and get a good look at the old wood-shingled courthouse building on the South Bay’s Redondo Beach Pier. Inside its blue doors lies the Mother Nurture Center, which Morales founded in June 2014. The center is her dream come true. If you live in the area and happen to fit into one of Morales’s four “P”s categories—Planning a Pregnancy, Pregnant, Postpartum, or Parenting—it might be your dream, too. As Morales explains, “It’s a place for prevention and support for all things related to perinatal health, and a welcoming community and resource for all growing families.” 

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