10 Inspiring Tips for First-time Moms

Inspiring Tips for First-time Moms

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Motherhood is not just a new chapter in a woman’s life but a whole new beginning of something more important. From the moment we conceive, it is no longer just about us. We now have a little one to take care of. Sure we can read a book on how to care for a new-born but every case is different. Being a first-time mom can be joyful yet can also be frustrating. It’s exciting yet also intimidating. There is just so much to learn and so much to do.

Before my son was born, I did some research to prepare myself for my new role. It helped, although I must say there was still so much that I didn’t actually know by the time he came out. So I would like to share some of what I’ve learned as a hands-on first-time mom.

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10 Struggles only Work-at-Home Moms will Understand

Struggles only Work-at-Home Moms will Understand

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Working at home was a choice I had to make after my son became sick when he was just four months old. Being a first-time mother, it was pretty scary seeing my son suffer from life-threatening illnesses at such a very young age. I went back to work shortly after giving birth and guilt was killing me thinking that if I have stayed longer at home after my son was born he would have never suffered that way.

As a work-at-home mom, I get to be a hands-on-mom too. I am still earning while I’m caring for my son. What else could I ask for, right? Unfortunately, being a work-at-home mom is not as perfect as it seems. Sure, I could write a long list of the best things about being a work-at-home parent. However, there are also struggles only work-at-home moms will understand. Here are some of the challenges I faced and conquered:

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10 Struggles Only Single Moms Understand

Struggles Only Single Moms Understand

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Being a parent is one of the most difficult parts of our lives. It comes with a great responsibility of raising a child. It is a task that is typically shared by two people: a husband and wife. Unfortunately, not everyone is lucky enough to find a person who would stick with her to share the load. A single mother has to face a new life with a responsibility twice as much as a typical mother with a partner does.

In a society where marriage or the communion between the husband and wife is religiously required, single moms are often misunderstood. But in reality, due to their big sacrifices and efforts to raise their child or children alone, we cannot deny that these single moms can also be called super moms and deserve to be treated with respect and dignity.

To enlighten people and help them understand what we have been through, here are 10 struggles of being a single mom that everyone should understand.

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