This semester alone many were in very hopeless situations such as: refugees who are experiencing depression as they await permanent residency; women living in shelters because they can’t afford rent; a woman whose partner was shot and killed within the last year; a woman with throat cancer; a women whose husband bands her from pursuing education, yet sneaks to my class each day…
Teaching at Role Model Moms is a privilege that I am lucky to have. Every day I get to come to work and walk alongside a group of strong, intelligent, and motivated women who continuously inspire me. I have put together a few different perspectives, ranging from the staff to the students, to share a bit more about what Role Model Moms is like.
It is not unusual for past Role Model Moms to stay connected with the program after they graduate. Kayla came to Role Model Moms (RMM) in February 2012. At the time, she had a cute little son who was just
Although my position is primarily in the nursery, I have had the honour of working with our moms and sharing my experiences with resources, mothering and recovery. At the age of 26, I returned to school while pregnant