Invisible Work has been defined as the "never-ending, sometimes soul-crushing to-do list" that women manage. Some call it emotional labor or mental load. Whatever you call it, you've experienced it if you're a woman. Although it's especially present in moms, all adult women tend to carry out this invisible work because of the tasks that normally fall to us as females. It comes with duties as profound as tending to ailing parents and as benign as matching up your kids' socks. We recognize your invisible work isn't a paid position. And it may be the most draining, demanding work you'll do in your entire life.
Join us for an event series honoring the mental load carried by women. Attendees can over to Film Row as early as 5 p.m. and receive a 10 percent discount with our neighbors Salt & Water and The Wild Mother.
At 6, we'll get to know each other over drinks and light bites and then take part in a fireside chat with some inspiring voices who want to cheer you on in all that invisible work. The theme for May 16th's Invisible Work event is Enough. We'll hear from these two incredible Oklahoma City speakers about what makes women feel inferior and how to combat those feelings:
Kate Saffle is a Simplicity Parenting Family Life Coach who mentors moms in the art of intentional parenting and slow living through her blog and the Streamlined Motherhood Podcast. After spending all of 2018 exploring the USA in a travel trailer with her husband and two children, they're now planting roots and growing community in Oklahoma City. You can find more at thestreamlinedlife.com and @thestreamlinedlife.
Simi John was born in India and moved to Dallas, TX at the age of 7. She graduated with her doctorate in physical therapy and got married to Jayson John in 2010. She has 2 kids: Moriah (5 years old) and Gideon (2 years old ). Currently, she lives in Oklahoma and serves with her husband who is the lead pastor of New Life Bible Church in Norman and works as a full-time physical therapist for Mercy. Over the years, Simi has served in various ministries and believes in using whatever gifts God has blessed her with to the glory of His name. Her calling is to the local church and her passion is to empower women to live in the abundant life Jesus offers them. She shares weekly encouragements and Biblical truths with practical insights on her blog, YouTube channel and @simijohn.