Motherhood Imposter Syndrome

Motherhood Imposter Syndrome: How to Know if you are Suffering from it

What is motherhood imposter syndrome? It is that feeling that you are doing motherhood all wrong. Introducing the Motherhood Imposter Syndrome Casey Wilson, a mother of two, describes the motherhood imposter syndrome as the belief of not being good enough as a parent. “You just suddenly feel like, ‘I’m doing it wrong — whatever I’m…

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Pregnancy and Old Wives Tales

There are many old wives tales about pregnancy; I am sure you have been told by one person or another on what and what not to do during pregnancy. It is great and necessary to hear advice during your pregnancy, however, handling unwelcome advice takes some skill.   Unwanted Advice about Pregnancy It only gets…

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Parenting Through Your Blindspots

Parenting through your blindspots is a rather important concept for several reasons. A parent shared that she did not know that her son had been unhappy in his school because he had been bullied all year! I thought he would eventually settle down and get on with it. This is an example of a parenting blind…

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5 Myths Many First Time Mums Believe

Few experiences in life are as rewarding and as exciting as becoming a new mom for the first time. It’s also an incredibly mysterious time, as every bit of advice, both solicited and unsolicited, seems to contradict the next. Much of parenting is based upon your own personal style and philosophies, but there are also…

Nigerian Youth And Their Scary Use Of Social Media

The news over the past week has been full of disturbing news of our Nigerian youth and their scary use of social media. When I talk to young people I tell them that they need to be responsible digital citizens, they need to take responsibility for their actions and what they post online. I discuss…

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Staying Fit During Your Pregnancy: How To And Why

Maintaining fitness is a major goal during pregnancy. Keeping fit comes with lots of advantages for pregnant women. Regular exercise and healthy routines not only help you to keep your body toned but it can also help when it comes time to push that baby out. Eliminating the fatness that comes with the pregnancy phase…

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