A Mother Heart: Voices From CSW – Ingvild Segersam, Women of Sweden and Haro, Part 2

Ingvild Segersam is the president of Haro in Sweden, a group formed to support parents. Haro’s purpose is to promote the family as a natural, cultural, social, and financial entity. “One of the most important things we can do is to help one another become better parents. We need to empower parents to put their…

A Mother Heart: Voices From CSW – Caroline Hoglund, Women of Sweden and Haro, Part 1

When everyone around you is telling you that your children will be better off with someone else, when your community and your culture and your government encourage and even incentivize mothers to leave their children as early as possible, when the picture of what a family and what mothering is has become something up for…

Houston, We Have a Problem: UN CSC Presentation by Erica Komisar

Erica Komisar shared her research on the first thousand days of a child’s life at the U.N. Civil Societies Conference in Salt Lake City.  She said, “Mothers are not just critically important to children emotionally, they are important to children biologically, for their mental health and emotional wellness.” Houston we have a problem, we now…