Making My First Pregnancy Easier

By Jen Burbridge When you find out you’re pregnant for the first time, there’s no doubt it’s a moment and a feeling you will never forget. That little blue stick stares back up at you with ‘two lines’ and in that split second, everything changes. For some it’s a shock, an expected twist in an unfolding…

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  –  Birth & Parenting Coach How to be a more conscious parent 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…

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…

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…

Grieving The Loss Of My Birth Plan | How I Overcame It

By Jessica Hamp What my own plan of my birth was like I feel when you traditionally talk about pregnancy and becoming a mum it’s all beautiful, which made my struggles feel so abnormal.I had 7 months of sickness leading up to the stage of birth plans. I was so in love with the natural…

PCOS – Separating Myth from Fact & My Own Experience

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness (PCOS) Month What is PCOS? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that affects a woman’s hormone levels. It’s a serious genetic, hormone, metabolic and reproductive disorder that affects women from all ages and body types. PCOS is a problem with hormones that affects women during their childbearing years (ages 15…