Dilshaad Gallie on the Conscious Parenting Workshop
I first met Shenaaz in 2016, and whilst not seeking “parenting advice” at the time, I walked away with some insights that had a great positive impact on my eldest [toddler] son since then, Alghamdulillah. Bear in mind, she never actually uttered the words “conscious” or “conscious parenting” in any of our initial discussions, yet planted some seeds I couldn’t necessarily define yet. In 2018 I was fortunate enough – Alghamdulillah – to attend her first Conscious Parenting workshop. Whilst Shenaaz is noticeably familiar with the workshop content, it is her passion for Conscious living that drives the true energy and interest, her understanding through living it herself with her own children. Throughout the workshop Shenaaz always manages to relate the content to what many of us may have gone through already; and always ensures that the whole group is always on par.
This journey isn’t always easy, but it definitely can be life-changing. It is amazing to know that there is a global change, and it all begins from the comfort of our homes. I’d recommend this workshop for every parent to attend; you need not have any challenging parenting issues to address, merely to want the best version of yourself as a parent and the best potential relationship with your child/ren.
I attended the Angry Mom workshop and it lead me to discover something which I consider a great gift: the 5 love languages. Hence I have been playing with my son as spending quality time makes him feel loved and I’ve seen a remarkable change. We feel more connected and I can see when I don’t there is a difference in our relationship.Saleema Dawood
The workshop is an everyday thing, it’s a one day at a time thing. I can say that some days I feel off and some days I feel on. Sometimes I forget to love myself first, other days I do and feel guilty.
The most important thing I’ve learnt from the workshop is to ask for help when I need it and I shouldn’t feel ashamed when I’m not perfect. Like these last few days I couldn’t cope with 3 kids and Ramadan. I’ve even burnt my samoosas pies and can’t get done with my halfmoons. But you know what? Amidst the busy, amidst the chaos amidst the everything, I took time today and reflected. I remembered me! And that’s what this workshop has taught me. To remember me to be gentle on me before anyone else. Happiness is not seeing your almost 6 month old crawl. Happiness is feeling the joy emanate from within to be able to praise my almost 6 month old for reaching that milestone. Because without that inner peace and joy my facial expressions would have been a blank canvas for him, not knowing if he achieved something great. It all starts with me. Within me. It all stems from me, the real me, that happy me , the smiling me (even without teeth). Then and only then can I emanate the light I I am inside.
Firdous Salie Dawjee
Wow, I was thinking where does one start to explain how I have felt after this workshop, there is so much to say lol however I decided to try and keep it short and sweet and truthful.
When I first made contact with Shenaaz Moos it was last year February 2015. Wow, I was in a DARK PLACE, my kids were all over the show and so was my emotions. I felt like everything I held dear to me was slipping away and my grip just was not strong enough Yaa Salaam.
I enrolled for the Angry Mommy Workshop and started my journey to heal my relationship with my kids. It was a battle because it was something new, but I learnt so much Algamdoelillah. The information, inspiration, the love and commitment I took from this group and workshop has made a huge impact on my life as a mother. We do have challenges, however a child lives from moment to moment, and that’s where my patience had to take a stand.
If there is anything that I could say to encourage more and more ladies, and even men, to do this workshop it would be this the Angry Mommy Workshop was started by an amazing woman who has experienced the very same challenges you and I have/are experiencing. As a result we, as a first time group of ladies, felt so comfortable and at ease to share what we are feeling and cry about it with no judgement. I am pleased to say that up until today I have not only gained education on being and striving to be an amazing mommy, I gained amazing friends as well!
As a mother, and as women, we are always so hard on ourselves..
As an overhwelmed single mother of 4, I found it even harder. With the change, I felt I was neglecting my children, failing them, stealing from them, compared to what I was, before the big change.
I could always read my kids, and suddenly I felt I had lost that, lost the connection, failing them, robbing them of the better me.
Attending the workshop gave me a sense of relief, and comfort, everything we learnt or shared gave me comfort that I was doing my best, giving my best.
The “Bonus” was that I learnt more about myself, my family, connections, the different love languages, such a better understanding of the how’s and the why’s. So many things I understood differently, now gave me peace instead of frustration. Her workshop is a genuine investment in self empowering and connecting with who you are meant to be. I would really love to gift my friends or family with this workshop, the journey is richer beyond words.
Thank you Shenaaz Moos for an enlightening workshop.You taught us so much about ourselves and our families.For those moms who know they need to make a change but to afraid to take the next step….trust me you not alone.We realised it 5 mins into our first session.As moms we all face the same challenges…Thank you and all the best with the next worshop Shenaaz.Amena Paleker
Wardah DanielsThis workshop is truly amazing and a must for every mother out there. And even those that are planning to be moms soon. It will benefit you even more, as prevention is better than cure.As moms we always want to do everything perfectly for the benefit of our family. I have been blessed with 3 amazing children algamdulillah however each one COMPLETELY DIFFERENT. It was a constant battle for peace amongst them and it took all the energy I had to go out out and have fun. Or rather what we perceived as fun. Roadtrips were a nightmare at times. My middle child was the slamming doors and hitting walls type. As I think back now my eyes are welling up as we have truly come a long way.Truly I learnt more about myself firstly as a person, a wife, a mother, a daughter and a sister. I learnt so much and have changed drastically, and my kids went from banging doors and screaming to writing poems on how they love their family and ME. No more I HATE YOU’S.We spend more QUALITY time together individually and as a family algamdulillah. I have learnt their Love languages and have equipped myself and them to respect each other and ourselves. I can truly see the progress in me and them. Even their education and how they relate to one another has improved.
Shenaaz’s workshop has changed my life forever. Although I am still a work in progress, I feel the anger and resentment I felt toward my daughter has gone away. Shenaaz has taught me that it’s not my daughter that needs to change, it needs to be me and alhamdulillah there is a better understanding why my daughter behaves the way she does. I never knew about love languages until Shenaaz opened my eyes to this very important factor which played a major roll in our lives. Now that I understand what it is and how to implement it, my relationship with my daughter has improved drastically and has also seen a major improvement with the relationship with my husband.
I would recommend this workshop to everyone, it is a great investment and I would encourage any parent to attend. I went in with the goal of finding a way to change my daughter, and left with so much more valuable information that has saved an entire household from destruction.
I was fortunate enough to attend the workshop after having won a competition. It opened my eyes to strategies and ways to connect with my family but also better understand myself. There is always room to grow and Shanaaz has devised a workshop where you can start a journey that will alter your life for the better.Rushdiyah Narker
I highly recommend this workshop. It has had a positive impact on how i interact with my kids and view myself as a mother. It is a great opportunity to meet a group of ladies that are experiencing the same feelings and concerns. Shenaaz Moos provides a safe environment for everyone to share and discuss their thoughts, feelings and experiences. She is a fantastic facilitator and is great at sharing her experiences to make the training material more real and impactful. I will always be greatful for taking the step to becoming Kashiefa 2.0 and gaining a group of friends that continues to support each other even after the workshop. Be bold and take the step now to register for this workshop and get rid of the angry mommy!Kashiefa Adams Kamaar