Healing the Madre Wound: Remothering the Latina/Chicana Mother LIVE Workshop

Saturday, May 29, 11am - 12:30pm PST via Zoom

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This LIVE workshop is intended to introduce daughters of Latinx/Chixanx ancestry who are now mothers to what the Madre Wound means, the effects on o many areas of our own mothering, the cultural impacts on the Madre Wound, and how to shift and begin the healing process via the practice of remothering.

Please note that this workshop will happen in-real time via Zoom on Saturday, May 29th, 11am-12:30pm PST.

This workshop WILL be recorded and sent to everyone who registers.


This workshop is ONLY for those who identify as Latinas/Chicanas.

This introductory workshop is for you if:

🌹You identify as a Latina/Chicana who has a difficult relationship with your mother or a matriarchal figure, or had one as a child/adolescent

🌹You are interested in learning more about the Madre Wound as it relates to various aspects of Latinx culture for women and our identity as mothers (marianismo, migration, etc.)

🌹You find yourself wishing your mamá could understand and accept you and your choices and would like to learn how to set boundaries more effectively

🌹You frequently feel triggered or bothered by harmful behaviors from your mother figure such as emotional invalidation or gaslighting

🌹You want to learn how to prevent passing on the Madre Wound onto your own children by healing it within yourself via remothering and reclaiming our matriarchal ancestral lineage

🌷Live Q&A⁣⁣⁣⁣

🌷Participants will receive companion resource booklet ⁣⁣

If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]


Your Instructor


Leslie P. Arreola-Hillenbrand
Leslie P. Arreola-Hillenbrand

Leslie Priscilla Arreola-Hillenbrand is a first generation non-Black Chicana mother to three biracial children ages 8, 3, and 1.

She is a descendant of Indigenous Tarahumara Rarámuri and Spanish lineages who has resided on occupied Tongva and Acjachemen land, also known as Orange County, CA, all of her life.

Leslie shares her medicine by offering coaching, workshops, support and advocacy for Latinx/Chicanx families locally, nationally, and internationally both in-person and online via the Latinx Parenting organization.

She founded this bilingual organization and movement intentionally rooted in children's rights, social and racial justice, the individual and collective practice of nonviolence and reparenting, intergenerational and ancestral healing, cultural sustenance, and the active decolonization of oppressive practices in our families.

Formerly an early childhood teacher and 1:1 behavioral coach, Leslie has worked with children and families for over 13 years. She has a dual degree in Child Development & Family Studies as well as Family Life Education from CSULB, and attended the Masters in Social Work program at Cal State Fullerton before pausing to focus on her babies and the Latinx Parenting movement.

She is trained as a facilitator in various parent education curricula including Trauma-Informed Nonviolent Parenting, Positive Discipline, Supporting Fatherhood Involvement (SFI), Community Parent Education (C.O.P.E) and others. She has facilitated groups in both Spanish and English for hundreds of parents in schools, transitional homes, teen shelters, drug rehabilitation centers, and family resource centers throughout Orange County, CA.

Over the years, Leslie has long worked within mental health agencies in positions serving as Interim Director of Parent Education for the Child Abuse Prevention Center in Orange County, Youth & Professional Programs Manager for NAMI Orange County, and as a Consultant for the Dads Matter Program of Children's Bureau.


Course Curriculum


  Zoom Link + Booklet
Available in days
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Frequently Asked Questions


How long do I have access to the recording?
After the live workshop, the recording will be shared with you. You will have access to the workshop recording for three weeks before it expires.
**Important Note from Latinx Parenting**
This introductory workshop is not intended to provide therapy, personalized coaching, or address individual circumstances. If you'd like additional support beyond introductory curriculum, Latinx Parenting offers in-depth, multi-week courses throughout the year through it's Teachable school. Additional offerings, such as live workshops and coaching circles, can be found at latinxparenting.org.
What if I cannot attend live on May 29 at 11am PST?
You will receive the recording after the workshop.

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