Most of the mums this Mother’s Day will be exhausted. Having just finished, or at least approaching the end of another long period of home-schooling, characterised by a bigger juggle than normal.
When entering the world of parenthood, your world changes completely. Some, parents choose to become stay-at-home parents, some try to work from home and stay with their children and others head back into the world of work.
Each ‘option’ comes with its highs and lows, positives and negatives.
What is motherhood to you? The true meaning of motherhood and all that it encompasses? The good, the bad, the ugly and the messy.
Is it me or is the postnatal check a bit of a joke?
Maybe in other parts of the UK this is a thorough check of mother and baby by a caring professional…rather than a colossal waste of time, but that has never been my experience.
Years ago before I had children I recall looking at mums out and about with their children and thinking that there appeared to be different ‘types’ of mums. There would be the ones who didn’t look like they’d ever had a baby, perfect hair, perfect nails, heels, sunglasses, oversized handbag, posh coffee in one hand […]
Are you the primary carer of your children? Do you find it hard to trust other people with their care? You aren’t alone. A survey from Withings reveals that over half of all new mums don’t trust anyone but themselves to look after their baby. 55% of mums polled said they don’t trust their mum, […]
In the UK, Mother’s Day is coming up soon – mark March 26th in your calendars, and if you have children yourself, then make sure you start hinting soon as to what you want for your special day, but even if you are a mother yourself, let’s step away from that for a moment, and […]
Most mums often feel they don’t have time to start a new hobby, having enough to cope with as it is, but it is important to have something that provides a little “me time.” A new interest is stimulating for the mind and body, and many hobbies are surprisingly easy to get into. You may […]