We all tell our loved ones that they’re worthy of self-care and a whole range of other amazing things. We tell them that because it’s true. Surely, we should extend the same truth to ourselves.
All mums have a tendency to compare themselves to others. But comparison really is the thief of joy. Have you paid attention to the things that make YOU great?
It wasn't until I became a mum that I understood the need for mums to connect with other mums, even ones they've never met and never will meet. Was this the same for you?
When you’re beating yourself up as a mum, don’t turn to the world to give you feedback – the world is not a position to do so. Look to your child instead. They’ll show you and tell you what you…
Weekends look different when you’re a mum, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get one. It’s about advocating for what you need when the weekend comes around, and not feeling guilty about doing so.
When negative thinking is hogging the microphone, that's when it’s essential to take stock of what our strengths are. It’s the change in perspective that pulls us out of a rut.
A mother isn't selfish when she chooses to do things for herself. She's simply maximising her ability to remain selfless – she cannot fuel a family 24 hours, 7 days a week on an empty tank.
There is a dark side to parenting. But it's not the end of the world - it's just part of it. Once we accept that, we can embrace it.
No parent is immune from being judged. But we're not immune from passing judgement on others either. Here's how we can manage judgement better.
“Who" you are is about your values, your beliefs, your ethics and your interests. “How” you are, relates to the ways that you manifest the “who.” Motherhood demands you to prioitise these things differently to before.