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…

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…

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…

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?  …

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…

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…