The Other Side Of Motherhood | Postpartum 101

By Sinitta Founder of Mamacare ME No matter how much you read, how many mom friends you talk to, or even how many doulas’ brains you pick, it’s tough to know exactly how your labor and delivery will go down.Emotionally the birth of a baby can trigger a jumble of powerful emotions, from excitement and…

The Best Banana Cake Recipe | MumsyBusiness Handpicked recipe

Soft, moist and absolutely Spongy! It’s hands down the best Banana cake recipe you’ll ever use! Try to remember the taste a very GOOD banana cake you once had and start comparing ;)! We found the best banana cake recipe After years of trying different recipes in different ways for the Banana cake taste I really…

Instagra-mama | Mom’s Instagram Struggles

by Nikhe Instagra-mama Positives of Instagram for a mom like me I have a confession to make: I am having an Insta-dilemma;  In one way I love Instagram; there are many inspiring people, I find amazing things to do or places to go. I use it for activities, for recipes and for new idea’s for…

Pregnancy After Losing A Child

By Rebecca Barry Read our baby loss story Having Sophie made us realise how much I wanted another baby.  We started to try for another a few months later.  Although I really wanted another, I had my reservations.  Would I be replacing her?  I couldn’t replace her, but would it be right so soon afterwards?  …

Postpartum post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

PTSD after childbirth Recognizing PTSD Awareness Day , the maternal side of it and the effects post-traumatic stress has on the lives of mothers impacted by it. Childbirth could be experienced as distressing or even traumatic for some women. A traumatic childbirth could cause psychological distress, intense fear, or helplessness for the parturient and increases the…

Coping with the loss of a child

By Rebecca Barry Pregnancy is hard, motherhood is hard, but every part of it is worth it.  After 36 weeks, we welcomed our identical twin boys, Luke and Noah into the world on 4th May 2021, via elective c section.  They are perfect and my 6-year-old daughter dotes on them.  However, getting to this point…

The Bittersweet Reality of Motherhood: How I Embraced it

By Karen Al Annan Why Motherhood Is Bittersweet : Identity Loss, Postpartum Depression & loving my babies in between Motherhood! Wow. One word, three syllables, infinite dimensions. My name is Karen Al Annan. I am a mom. I am a wife. I am a friend. I am a daughter. I am what feels like a…

9 Simple Ways to Spend More Quality Time with Your Kids

By Aline Davoyan  A few days ago, my eldest son came to me out of the blue and said, “I love you, mommy. No, actually, I adore you”. As you can imagine, I was very moved by his statement. But I was also a bit surprised, not knowing the reason behind it. Then he continued,…

Let’s Talk About Maternal Mental Health

By Dina Dimitriou Author & Mindful parent coach I went for a coffee with a mum-friend the other day. We were having fun; enjoying our breakfast, our kids were playing nicely and suddenly, she started crying. She needed to talk, share how she felt and thankfully she did! The motherhood struggles we all face but…

The Relationship Between Stress and Sleep

By Claudine Sleep is a necessity for humans. It allows our bodies to rest and our brains to recharge. If we’re not sleeping well (or for long enough) our bodies don’t receive the full benefits of sleep which can include muscle repair and memory. Even the slightest of sleep deprivation can affect memories, judgement and…