Myths & Thoughts About Motherhood & parenting

By Houry S. Maljian Myths, and beliefs about motherhood and parenting. My honest thoughts on the most common thoughts, myths, and beliefs about motherhood and parenting. Becoming a mother is about sacrifice. I believe that sacrifice leads to resentment, so I like to think of it as compromise. Especially in our Middle Eastern culture, what…

How To Be A More Conscious Parent

By Jasmine Collin Parenting Coach  You’ve probably heard the term “Conscious Parenting” by now. It’s a term that has become more popular since Dr Shefali Tsabary (world-renowned clinical psychologist) appeared on the Oprah show to talk about her book “The Conscious Parent.” But what is it, what are the benefits and how can we become…

5 Things I’ve Learned As A Mother

By Maya Abdul Baki  My own learnings from my motherhood journey Self Love Mom guilt cannot be avoided, no matter how many times I tell myself I deserve that manicure at the salon, in my gut I have second thoughts and feel like I should be home with them instead.. later on I realized that…

Nutrition & Postpartum Depression

By Nivine Hanach  Clinical dietitian and a PhD candidate in health promotion with concentration on maternal mental health and infant care. With October being the mental health month, let’s talk about the importance of maternal mental health, especially during the postpartum period. The postpartum period is a transitional phase during which women go through many physical,…

I Mother My Son Too Much

By Mirna Haddad I Mother my son too much  I Mother my son too much terrified of childhood trauma or is it to break the previous cycle of conventional motherhood  I mother my son too much to prove I’m a good mom, to whom I always wonder I mother my son too much in the…

A Mother’s Journey With Parenting & Healing

Being a mother gave me an opportunity to heal myself By Thoria Younis I am a mother, a daughter, a sister, a wife, and an emotional therapist.  Since I gave birth to my beloved child “Yehia” I had to leave my job to take care of him, I was always aiming to be a perfect mom,…

3 Simple Steps To A Successful Potty Training

By Ghada Koleilat My own guide of potty training As I recently potty trained my 2-year-old daughter, I got a lot of questions from mom friends and Instagram followers on the techniques that I followed to have successfully completed the transition within four days, which made me create this guide on potty training steps that…

My Pregnancy With High BMI & Mental Health Past During Pandemic

By Julia Bridgwater  I’m Julia. I’m mommy to a beautiful girl, Luna Delphine, who happens to be my little lockdown baby. She is my absolute world but our journey to get to where we are now hasn’t been too easy. I think anyone would agree, becoming a mother for the first time is not easy…

        Confident Mother Means Confident Child

By Mirna Bolmanac NLP practitioner and Life coach, “One way to Harmony – Lifestyle by Mirna” Do you remember that feeling after giving birth? Do you remember feelings of joy, happiness and confidence? The confidence is so big, all the world could hear you: “If I can give birth to this little human there is…

Postpartum Recovery With Food

By Jordana Ventzke – Licensed Dietitian  Finding out you are pregnant makes mums research. And boy, do we research everything – what can I eat, drink, should I exercise, how do I want my birth to happen, car seats, prams etc.  Unfortunately, not much research, goes into our own postpartum journey. The focus remains on…