Parenting

Parenthood myths

This article is a somewhat lighthearted departure for me, but I do think it exemplifies some of the mythical expectations new parents hold when they are preparing to bring a baby home. Can you identify with any of these? http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/baby/life-with-a-baby/10-things-i-thought-about-motherhood-before-i-actually-became-a-mum-20170323-gv4l43.html

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Parenting

Surviving the first year of motherhood

I really like this blog by Emma Lord, describing her tough start into motherhood.  I often have women ask me why "no-one tells you it will be this hard"... well... Emma tells you how hard it can be http://www.essentialbaby.com.au/birth/postnatal-depression/a-year-of-motherhood-my-survival-story-20161118-gsskcb?&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=social&eid=socialn%3Afac-14omn0583-optim-nnn%3Apaid-25%2F06%2F2014-social_traffic-all-postprom-nnn-ebaby-o&campaign_code=nocode&promote_channel=social_facebook