Two rows of stools were filled with daughters and mothers facing each other. There was giggling in the air as they slathered each other’s faces in a facial mask and felt them tightening as the mask dried on their skin.
“Our first summer team came with a desire to serve the moms and daughters,” shared Amy Perez, Back2Back staff. The Back2Back staff and the visiting team organized a spa day for all mothers and daughters who were served in Cancun. There were multiple stations to help the women relax – facials, nails, make-up, and a special station for notes. The daughters were encouraged by their mothers to write something about their mom that they felt was difficult and to share it with her. They also had to write something about their mom that they loved and to share it with her.
“It was a powerful time for everyone present,” shared Amy. “It gave the young ladies an opportunity to speak vulnerably with their moms and to realize All daughters have hiccups with their mothers; our staff psychologist also gave an impactful talk toward the end of the event.”
Lili, the staff psychologist, reminded girls that there will always things we disagree with or struggle to with in a relationship ,….