I'm glad you found your way to Hopeful Mama. In a nutshell, this website is devoted to helping mothers flourish. We moms have numerous demands and expectations placed on us, and our time is at a premium. In the "routine chaos" of our daily lives it is easy to get overwhelmed and stressed, which prevents us from being our best. Think of this website as a place to get support as you navigate the journey of motherhood: a place to get mommy-inspired and science-informed strategies for cultivating your strengths as a mother.
Welcome! Thank you for visiting Hopeful Mama. In a nutshell, this website is devoted to helping mothers flourish. Think of this website as: a place to get support as you navigate the journey of motherhood: a place to get mommy-inspired and science-informed strategies for cultivating your strengths as a mother.
Who I Am My name is Lisa, and I have two young daughters. I’m a mom, like you, trying to stay balanced and hopeful as I endeavor to do the most important and challenging job in the world: be a good parent. I’m also a psychologist and researcher. I’m a professor at Marquette University, where I teach and conduct research about positive psychology, perinatal mental health, and multicultural issues in counseling.
What you’ll find at hopefulmama.com My blog posts and other resources reflect a blend of personal experience as well as perspectives from positive psychology, education and other fields. I don't aspire to provide psychological advice; rather, my goal is to share tips and ideas for flourishing in our role as mothers.
Periodically I also post hope notes for moms. The Hope Notes for Moms project is a collection of notes of support for moms, written by moms. If you need a boost of hope, check out this page. If you’d like to contribute a note to the collection, or have any other comments or ideas you'd like to share, please email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org