Modern Women June Newsletter

Pull up a chair and let’s visit for a moment

ADEOLA SHEEHY-ADEKALE
Modern Women

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Image by Sam McNamara on Unsplash

Summer has arrived and whether you have school aged children or not, there always seems to be that frisson of excitement at this time of year that fun, freedom and long warm days of connectivity and community are close at hand. Do you feel that too?

Whereas last month we were travelling through the complicated emotions Mother’s Day raises, this month we are faced with Father’s Day.

Our parents, our childhoods and family dynamics influence so much of our identities and indeed, the relational challenges we contend with for the rest of our lives. It is no wonder then, that this month, for those in the UK and USA at least, will be tender and layered with an extra helping of self-reflection.

I had such an amazing response to the article I put together for you last month compiling all my new writers advice and tips that I will add it again at the bottom of this piece. It seems as though so many of you, both the fresh faced and the battle weary have found information that has helped you increase your viewing numbers and acceptance rates, and I’m so happy that I’ve been able to help.

My self appointed task of facilitating women getting their voices out into the world is not restricted to the Modern Women space. I want you to…

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ADEOLA SHEEHY-ADEKALE
Modern Women

Writing on female experience, race, motherhood & self-development. Columnist at Green Parent magazine & Parenting Top Writer. Follow me on IG @adeola_moonsong.