Many of us are familiar with the African proverb “It takes a village to raise a child.” In most cultures across the globe, new mothers would traditionally have had the ongoing support and help of their communities as they started their parenting journey. In more recent times, the pace and style of modern life have changed this for many.
My husband and I lived in NYC for 7 years in a 400 sq. ft. apartment before moving back to our home state of New Hampshire, so we know what it’s like to live with very little belongings. When we were planning for our new baby, we wanted to keep the same mindset that we had in NYC – only buy what we absolutely knew we needed.
Postpartum healing and recovery are just as important to prepare for as getting ready for birth and baby. Ignoring this period of time is one of the biggest mistakes women make when it comes to childbirth. Not only are you balancing your new role as a mom, navigating sleepless nights with a newborn, but you’re also recovering from some serious “down there” trauma.
Learning a second language is a life skill that improves both cultural awareness and cognitive function. But how can you effectively teach your kids a second language if you don’t speak it or don’t speak it well?
One of the most satisfying moments in the life of a parent is the day a child finally becomes fully potty-trained. No more diapers! No more middle-of-the-night sheet changes!
“Single Mom” is a broad term that describes many different situations. However, for the most part, single moms are typically mothers who are responsible for the day-to-day care of their children on their own.
Are you a stay-at-home mom or working mom interested in starting a blog? The world of mommy blogs is a growing industry. Not only do thousands of moms start a mom blog every day to share their motherhood stories, but they also offer advice to other moms from all walks of life. And more importantly, many of these mom blogs generate income that help them stay home with their little ones for good.