In motherhood, the mental load is the overwhelming to-do lists and responsibilities that we undertake on a daily basis. Picture having 30 open tabs on your computer window right now. Overwhelming just looking at it, right? Well, that's what the mental load of motherhood looks and feels like, except it's all stuck in our heads. The invisible mental load can feel very heavy and can cause a lot of stress. So, here are a few tips on how to manage the mental load and give our brains and bodies a little break!
Mental health, especially in the context of motherhood, is still such a taboo subject. This article aims to raise awareness, provide information on the symptoms of PPD and PPA, emphasize the importance of early detection and intervention, and offer resources and support for mothers experiencing these challenges.
As mamas, it's normal to do things differently than other mamas. It's only natural to parent in our own ways. But still, we often find ourselves comparing our parenting styles to others, thinking that we're not doing things "the right way." How about we start believing that there is no "right way," but rather, there's "our way"? To do so, we've come up with 8 tips to help you embrace your motherhood journey. Read on to discover them!
Navigating motherhood can be a rollercoaster of emotions, with both highs and lows. But when we're constantly surrounded by either toxic positivity or toxic negativity, it can be challenging to find a balance and maintain our mental health. In this article, we'll explore the effects of toxic positivity and toxic negativity in motherhood, and provide tips on how to find your own balance amid these extremes.
Having a baby is definitely a life-changing event. From adjusting to a new routine, to sleepless nights and days filled with self-doubt, to feeling drained but also trying to soak up all the sweet moments that go by so fast. Parents are faced with many challenges in parenthood. However, there are also other changes that can occur after having a baby. One often overlooked change is that of parents' social circle.
Social media definitely has its perks, however, it can be detrimental to our wellbeing for various reasons. In this technological era, new mamas or even mamas with multiple children have turned to social media looking for support, guidance, or validation, but at what cost?