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,…

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…

How to Live In Flow State: A Mother’s Guide to Wellbeing

By Aden Eyob Author of The Book On Mind Training The adage ‘A mother’s work is never done has been overused over the years as the basis for mothers neglecting self-care and boundaries. Furthermore, it validates the notion that a mother’s needs are not more important than her children and partner’s. Although the saying may…

Being An Expat Mom Made Me Stronger

By Zeinab Jaber Yesterday a friend was asking me how I dealt with being an expat . She was crying for help and needed guidance as she moved recently  to the UAE .. we had a good 2 hours phone call , and hence writing this here.. After 11 years of being an expat mom…

Expat Motherhood As A Working Mom

By Nargiz Why do we always think of career when asked about achievements Motherhood is an amazing journey. Sometimes, pursuing personal and career growth opportunities we ignore this period in our life and don’t realize that these precious moments are irrevocable. We become proud of our achievements, and can talk for hours about them, but…

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?  …