In 2010 Jacinta Tynan innocently sparked a media storm when her article in the Sun Herald exposed a fault line in our perception of motherhood. Her premise – that motherhood could be easy – split the parenting community down the middle. Many agreed with Jacinta while others argued that motherhood was arduous and thankless, all were equally passionate in their beliefs.
Now with two small children, Jacinta takes us on a fascinating journey through her own experiences of motherhood – from being so sick with her first pregnancy that she was throwing up in between her on-air segments, to her doubts about her ability to cope – and shows us her struggle to parent ‘consciously’, using meditation and attempting mindfulness to help her find her path.
If you would like to buy a signed copy of Mother Zen directly from the author for $25 (including postage within Australia), send Jacinta a message via the contact form with your name and postal address.