A Mom’s Guide To Getting Out Of Your Postpartum Slump

Motherhood comes with so many pros, but there are a few cons too. Mainly, giving birth takes its toll on your body and mind. It’s rare that you come out the other side feeling exactly as you’d done before being pregnant. Normally, it takes awhile for your body and mind to adjust to your new way of life, and the prospect of being a mum can feel very daunting.

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Embracing Motherhood

Being a mother is a truly wonderful experience. Just how magical is it? The bond that is formed is like no other. That baby depends on you, and you somewhat depend on it. But at the same time, a lot of you reading this will also understand how scary it can be. The fact that another human relies solely on you to survive until they are old enough to do it themselves is a tad scary. But naturally things like this won’t even cross your mind when your beautiful child arrives.

It is common for either expecting moms, or moms to be so exhausted that they forget to just embrace motherhood. Yes they’ll be a few too many sleepless nights, and there may be a few too many arguments between you and your partner about who’s turn it is to change the diaper. But when your child is finally old enough to fly the nest and you can look back at all the wonderful memories you’ve made, you’ll realize that every part of motherhood is incredible. So, whether you’re an expecting mother, or you’ve just become a mom and feel like you’re losing the will to live, then let’s find you a way to embrace motherhood. Continue reading

Feeding Your Baby: The First Year

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At what age can you start introducing new foods to your baby? Find out in this helpful guide. Photo via Pixabay, CC0 Creative Commons.

Having a child is the most rewarding experience any person can have in their lifetime. Bringing a mini person into the world is incredible and it is ridiculously exciting… It can also be very scary.

Knowing what to do with you baby now that there are no more prenatal classes and experts to guide you can be challenging, and knowing what to feed your baby can be even more difficult. Here is a guide on what ages you can start introducing different foods into your baby’s diet. Continue reading