Forget flowers. This is what I want for mothers everywhere this year.
>A good night’s sleep. If you have babies then Benadryl might help. If you have teenagers, let the air out of the tires of their car.
>To be remembered. In my house, Mother’s Day often happens after breakfast, laundry, soccer, that thing we need for the school play, homework and dinner. Remember us early, and often.
>To be happy. Mothers take more mood enhancers than anyone else including a shot of vodka or bottle of wine, especially mothers of teenagers. Try contentment instead. Or that bottle of wine.
>To find their dharma. In yoga, dharma is our purpose, our duty. When you do your dharma, then everything feels right in the world. Whether your dharma is to go to work or to make dinner, do not second-guess yourself. Do it with pride. Do it with gusto!
>Happy children. Above all else, I wish mothers everywhere to have joyful and healthy children. A mother can only be as happy as her unhappiest child.
Editor: Brianna Bemel
hot on elephant
The story behind the Elephant-headed God. 344 shares Visual Yoga Blog: Refresh your Eyes the Yoga Way. 160 shares Boomers vs. Millennials: Will We stay the Course or Change It? 364 shares Instead of Sabotaging another Relationship, here’s how to Run into your Fear. 956 shares Join: Elephant’s Winter 2017 Academy. 2 shares The Benching Mind-F*ck: Worse than Ghosting. 1,391 share The Fourth Kind of Love. 0 shares 5 Ways to Kiss & Make Up for your Mercury Retrograde Mishaps. 499 shares “I’d look her right in that fat, ugly face of hers.” 1,249 share What Teens need from their Parents. (Hint: It’s not Grounding & Punishment.) 0 shares