In today’s fast-paced world, it is essential for mothers and families to have a strong support system in place. Building a supportive community is not only beneficial for the well-being of mothers and their families, but it also fosters a sense of belonging and empowerment. This article highlights the importance of embracing the power of connection and building a supportive community for mothers and families, drawing inspiration from the story of Genesis A. Emery-Foley, a millennial “boss mom” and entrepreneur.
Learning from the Success of Genesis A. Emery-Foley
Genesis A. Emery-Foley is an award-winning Chief Marketing Officer, published author, entrepreneur, national speaker, and celebrated global philanthropist. She is the founder of The BluePrint Haus Agency, an integrated digital marketing firm. Emery-Foley has successfully cultivated and nurtured stakeholder relationships through networking, referrals, and expressing a genuine passion for building and maintaining relationships. Her story serves as an inspiration for mothers and families to embrace the power of connection and build a supportive community.
Embracing Change and Sharing Our Truth
One of the key aspects of building a supportive community for mothers and families is embracing change and sharing our truth as individuals. This involves acknowledging and thanking First Nations Matriarchs for their empowerment and advocacy, exercising our self-directing freedom, autonomy, and birthright to exercise our culture and future, and living as part of the ecosystem in balance with our lands, waters, and skies.
Challenging Legacy Systems and Seeking Community Support
Another important aspect of building a supportive community for mothers and families is challenging the legacy of systems that continue to fail us and making a commitment to be a part of the solution. This involves calling for an independent voice that amplifies our truths and many seats at the table, seeking community leaders and elders to make space for young people to listen, learn, and contribute, and coming together with diverse youth voices to build meaningful relationships and create systemic change.
Hosting the First Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander National Youth Summit
One way to build a supportive community for mothers and families is by seeking support to host the FIRST Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander National Youth Summit led, designed, and hosted by First Nations young people. This summit would provide a platform for young people to share their experiences, ideas, and solutions for building a supportive community for mothers and families, fostering a sense of connection and empowerment.