“There are only four kinds of people in the world—those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers, and those who will need caregivers.” Rosalynn Carter. What is a m/other, if not someone who sees to the wellbeing of her family whenever and if-ever possible? From birth on, the person who both gave us life and also the person who often sees to our care and upbringing are forever linked through body, mind, and psyche to the one’s whom they are connected.
May is Mothers’ Month!
It’s about time.
A women’s museum for mothers. All kinds of mothers. All kinds of people.
I’m Joy Rose, the founder of the Museum of Motherhood. I’m inviting you to add your service, business, organization to our online directory. It’s free and open access to the public so others can find you – Just $30 to register yourself.
Or become an annual member of MoM and we’ll send you some goodies like these fun fab bracelets.
Let’s raise our voices. Let’s amp up the volume! We’re here – with a legacy project – and we want to share your stories with the world.
In this online exhibit with the museum, Polly articulates the significance of trees within her own vision of the sacred feminine.She writes: “Trees are symbolic, metaphoric providing relationship, meaning and inspiration. Cross-culturally, trees are associated with the feminine principle, as well as with knowledge, life, cycles, time, and the connecting matrix between earth, water and sky.”
She explains, the relationship between trees and the ways in which “trees are deeply embedded in human consciousness and, physiologically, embodied within the womb of pregnant mothers.”
Her descriptions of the manner in which the placenta is “the only organ a human grows when needed – in order to support, nourish and sustain a human life.” Images of the “umbilical cord representing the trunk, and the exposed blood vessels acting as branches,” are included in these early presentations.
Welcome to the launch of our acquisition campaign. Help us purchase the Mother Tree for our permanent collection at the Museum of Motherhood!
We believe the Mother Tree is an inspiring new addition to our permanent collection at the MOM Art Annex in Florida. Her transformative nature signals the launch of our new three point expansion plan that includes increasing acquisitions, engaging new Executive Fundraising Board members, and initiating the ‘Pregnant with Possibilities’ Building Campaign.