Rookie Mom: My postpartum depression

Rookie Mom: My postpartum depression

I know I mentioned this briefly in my previous ‘Rookie Mom’ post, but I felt this needed a stand alone post as it is such a huge issue and something I am still currently dealing with and so many new moms deal with and sometimes have no idea they are even...
Rookie mom: Mommy-shaming

Rookie mom: Mommy-shaming

I recently had the misfortune of being mommy shamed and it is as unpleasant to experience as it sounds. What is ‘mommy shaming’ you may ask – well it’s when a mother is made to feel ashamed or embarrassed by the way in which she chooses to parent her child. Sometimes,...
Rookie Mom: Be gentle with yourself

Rookie Mom: Be gentle with yourself

A tool used by life coaches to help one get to solutions to problems one faces, is to write a letter to oneself giving advice as if it was for someone else… Dear Wardah, I know you have been struggling with a few changes that come with being a new mommy, namely – the...
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