The Motherhood Metamorphosis

Kelly Cervantes: If we want to heal, we have to remember

February 19, 2024 Brittany Meng Season 4 Episode 7
The Motherhood Metamorphosis
Kelly Cervantes: If we want to heal, we have to remember
Show Notes

Kelly Cervantes is an award-winning writer, speaker, and advocate best known for her blog Inchstones and debut book, Normal Broken: The Grief Companion for When It’s Time to Heal But You’re Not Sure You Want To. She has been published in the Chicago Tribune, Cosmopolitan, and Fortune as well as featured on MSNBC, NY Times, and CNN. Born and raised in the Midwest, Kelly resides in Maplewood, NJ, with her husband, Miguel Cervantes, their children, and dogs, Tabasco and Sriracha.

Kelly shares her story of mothering her daughter Adalaide. She was a career woman until her daughter's diagnosis with Infantile Spasms and her husband's demanding career collided. She shares how she grew to love being her daughter's advocate and care-giver and then the life-transition she was thrust into again when her daughter died at age 3.

Kelly's book, Normal Broken, was born out of her love and grief for Adalaide and her honest reflections on healing when you're not sure you want to.

She is a vulnerable, honest, and beautiful story-teller, possessing the strength to share her story of love and the ability to keep on living through grief.

Find Kelly's blog here
Order Normal Broken here

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