Created by Aja, and produced by Raising Free People Network, She Said We Shed is a reclamation project for defining a motherhood that acknowledges and helps us heal from the unresolved trauma-informed parenting practices among Black mothers. Aja is raising her Black son while healing from the trauma of being raised by a woman who didn’t heal from whatever harmed her. Black mama trauma is the topic, and honest, love-centered, reclamation and healing are the intentions. Join Aja as she and invited guests get vulnerable and deliberate about legacy shifting with support, back-up, and truth-tellers.
Mini E4: Healing Through No Contact with Dylesia Hampton Barner
In this episode Aja talks with Dylesia Hampton Barner, a Licensed Clincial Social Worker who help women recover from mother daughter trauma and raise mentally, emotionally, & spiritually healthy daughters. They discuss...
What Dylesia's experienced with her mom and what lead her to say no more How going no contact equals me saving myself The key things to know when the relationship is not healthy Listen in on this conversation to learn and understand what Dylesia has experienced throughout her life and how her experience can help you recognize if your relationships with your mother is unhealthy.
Mini E3: When No Contact Is The Only Option with Tia Jones
Ever wonder what makes a person totally cut off family members? In this episode Aja talks with Tia Jones, a Self-trust coach focused on helping mothers go no contact with their mother and define what motherhood looks like for them afterwards. We discuss...
What Tia's relationship with her mother was like growing up The deciding factor that made her go no contact Flying monkeys: what they are and how to address them and so much more! Listen in on this conversation to learn if no contact is something you think you may need to do in your future. At the very least, this conversation can give an understanding to those around you who have had to make the hard choice of no contact.
Mini E2: Healing the Black Mother Wound with Jennifer Arnise
In this episode, Aja sits down with Jennifer Arnise, a healing facilitator who focuses on helping black women heal their mother wound. They explore what the black mother wound is, and how it impacts one’s entire life. Both women share personal stories about their own mother wounds and steps they’ve taken to begin the healing process. You’ll hear how daughters are more impacted than sons, you’ll learn how the simple act of validation shifts into healing, how trauma is held in the body and so much more.
Mini E1: Unexpected Pauses and Healing
The show has been on an unexpected pause. In this episode Aja shares why the pause, what's been happening for her during this time and where the show is going. We learn how old childhood trauma flared up to create. current reality that has been hard to live with and how she healed through the journey.
Bonus: Mother's Day Smothers Day
Mother's Day has come around again and whew, sis, it ain't all it's cracked up to be. We don't have to keep betraying ourselves for mom to feel good about herself.
In this bonus episode, Aja dives into her Mother's Day journey with her mother, as a mother and in going no contact. In her sharing, she drops tools for how you can manage through the day so you feel good and remain in alignment with yourself.
And if you are a mother, Happy Mother's Day to you!
The Need for Protection
Head to the show notes page for more details about the show and ways to connect with Tiffany at www.SheSaidWeShed.com/podcast/9
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A true example of living your truth
A truth-teller who unapologetically lives in her truth and is freely her most authentic self. Thank you for your bravery.
Aja has done and is doing the work to become the woman, the mother, she wants to be.
It takes honesty and courage to face pain, hurt, harm and trauma. So many layers to explore whether your relationship with your own mother is strained or not. Listen in and gather this knowledge and support.
Who do you want to be for the children in your care? You can redefine it.
Aja is offering us new ways of being fully ourselves despite how we were mothered.
Thank you Aja! 💜
Let’s Get Free Y’all
Listen, I’m trying to tell y’all, you need to get into this podcast “She Said We Shed”. It’s such great conversation about relationships in dealing with Yo Mama. I feel, I’ve had a pretty healthy relationship with my mother. But I have people in my life I’ve met the years that have had a totally different dynamic than mine. Well this podcast chats about those different mama dynamics and how we can heal and grow through them as well as change the narrative when or as we become parents. Aja has such a great way of sharing her story while chatting with others about their different mama relationship dynamics and how it affects how they live and learn to be out here in this world. You gonna wanna get yo whole life together and get over there to whatever you be streamin on and download and give a listen. Y’all can thank me later or cash app me 🤷🏽I’m open to whatever I use zelle too😉 😜✊🏾. #letsgetfreeyall