Trusting your mothering instincts

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Trusting your mothering instincts

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It's so hard, in this day and age, to trust yourself because the media, parents, everyone is giving you advice everywhere you go. Even in the grocery market, someone has a word of wisdom for you. You start to think that maybe you need all this advice. What I tell people is, you know your child best. Trust yourself. I learned that one night when my child was really sick. My husband, who is a doctor, of course, was like, "He's fine. He's fine." It was me who took him to the Emergency Room and he wasn't fine. It was that moment, it became crystal clear to me, I know my child best. Even better than my husband. From that moment on, self-trust, mother's instinct -- call it what you want -- is the most important thing in raising my children.

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Rabbi Sherre Hirsch

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Rabbi Sherre Hirsch is a mother of four, author, speaker, TV personality, teacher and the spiritual life consultant for Canyon Ranch.  After eight years at Sinai Temple in Los Angeles, she stepped out from behind the formal podium to share her message in all kinds of pulpits from The Today Show to a small baptist church in Alabama.  She published her first book, We Plan, God Laughs: What to Do When Life Hits You Over the Head in 2008; her second book will be published in early 2013. Rabbi Hirsch spends her free time practicing yoga, baking brownies and playing freeze dance with her husband and children.

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