Posts Tagged ‘vitamins’
By Anita Rangaswami
A Jewish proverb says, “God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers.” Pregnancy and motherhood have been eulogized for centuries in all cultures across the world, and we don’t want to trivialize them in the modern times. This amazing phenomenon of procreation that brings tears of joy and sighs of sleepless nights that follow cannot be taken lightly –pregnancy is a special time not only for the mother-to-be, but also for her partner whose help and support are invaluable.
The bodily changes that occur are a major part of the equation, but there is a growing awareness of the mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of pregnancy too. Oliver Wendell Holmes, a highly regarded Supreme Court Justice, remarked that “the real religion of the world comes from women much more than from men – from mothers most of all, who carry the key of our souls in their bosoms.” Read more
Every year about this time, as the signs of springtime renewal become more evident, people get motivated to spring-clean and de-clutter their living spaces. At the same time, many people are also implementing an internal “spring cleaning,” or detox program, for inner renewal.