As a new mom, you’re spending a lot of time caring for your baby and there is so much joy in the process. But there are times when motherhood gets overwhelming, and you need time to take care of yourself so that you’ll be whole emotionally, physically, and spiritually. Here are some ways that you can practice self-care
Choosing the perfect gift for the special mom in your life can be a daunting task. She’s lovely, lovable, works hard, juggles it all– and is likely– exhausted. This Valentine’s Day, we have some pointers to help you choose a gift that will help her feel appreciated, refreshed, and loved!
Tags: NANValentine Gifts
There are a lot of emotions to deal with when you’re pregnant! The ups and downs associated with hormonal changes alone can take you on quite a roller coaster ride. A domineering mother-in-law adds to the stress. Here’s how you setg boundaries for imposing parents is necessary.
There’s a new family member on the way. You’re elated, exhausted, enchanted and edgy about it. And then your mother or mother-in-law rolls in, replete with advice, admonitions and assistance, none of which you need or want now. How to deal nicely with mama meddling?
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of a newborn’s life, followed by continued breastfeeding as solid foods are introduced, up to one year or longer. There is a dark side to exclusive breastfeeding, though, and that’s the toll it can take on the mom’s mental and physical state. For this reason, it’s of paramount importance for nursing mothers to focus on self-care whenever possible.