Have you ever pondered the unique struggles and triumphs of teen moms? What if there was a way to support and empower them to not just survive, but thrive and create a lasting legacy for their families? Well, this is exactly what Roberta Axson, a second-generation teen mom turned nurse educator and founder of Teen Moms 2 Beyond, is doing.
She’s built a supportive community and developed tailored resources, and we’re delighted to have her share her inspiring journey with us. Remember how it felt to face the first formidable challenge of your teen years, seemingly alone in the world? Roberta Axson faced just that, becoming a teen mom at 16 years old. Instead of succumbing to societal expectations and pressures, she decided to confront her reality head-on and used her experience to craft a successful career in education and leadership.
She provides a candid insight into the unique perspective of teen moms, underscoring how crucial it is for the larger community to understand and meet their needs. Roberta’s personal journey fuels her passion for helping teen moms, and she’s here to share how her work is revolutionizing not only the Teen Moms 2 Beyond community but also the entire community involved in family restructuring.
But Roberta doesn’t stop there; she’s also a beacon of light in the education field. With no-nonsense advice on the significance of authenticity and self-care for educators, she encourages teachers to embrace their individuality, and disregard the temptation to mimic others. Roberta wraps up with some profound reflections on the societal expectations placed on women, and the emotional reactions they often provoke. You’ll walk away feeling not only inspired by Roberta Axson but also equipped with some valuable nuggets of wisdom. Tune in for this enlightening conversation!