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…

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…

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,…

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…

Motherhood Is The Toughest Job But I Won’t Trade It For The World

By Nosheen What Motherhood Is For Me Motherhood is knowing joy, even while experiencing the hardest trials of life. Nothing else can produce the joy or broken heart that motherhood allows.  I couldn’t imagine going through life without feeling that spectrum of emotion. There are wonderful days when I feel my cup runneth over. There…

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…

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…

Teaching kids to accept diversity: Cultural Awareness

By Urooj Rehman  Why I’m concerned as a mother with dealing with cultural differences in today’s modern world My heart has been heavy recently. I’m noticing, and feeling, the weight of political and social events around me a lot more than I used to. I’m a mom of two girls, 3 and 8 months old,…

Losing Your Identity As A Mom & How To Get It Back

By Lucy Simona I Am a mom, I am a wife, I am a daughter, I am a friend.. who am I? Thoughts of a mom who had lost herself and found again I Miss being Me Believe me, I love being a mom more than anything else in this world, but I also miss…

Mom Entrepreneur : How Motherhood inspires Entrepreneurship

A Real Story By Amy Founder of Beaux Bambino and Beaux’s mama.  How It all started – Mom Entrepreneur After being lucky enough to fall pregnant i started shopping for outfits for my steadily growing bump. Living in the UAE, the windswept deserts and classic scenery were a source of inspiration for the collection. Before…