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Patience in Motherhood: How to Mend Broken Patience

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It often takes a lot for a mom to admit she is low on patience. She wants to be a strong role-model for her little one and that means staying cool, calm, and collected at all times.

Is this realistic? Not in the slightest.

The following points are some breaking points mothers deal with that put their patience to the ultimate test. These mamas also share ways they work on mending their broken patience that could help new mothers when nearing their own breaking point.

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Improving Motherhood Transitions

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Transitions are part of the pregnancy and motherhood journey. Though this is a truth most new moms expect, the focus tends to be on the little ones and often overlook all that a mother experiences.

It’s important to recognize both the childhood and the motherhood transitions - even when Mom may not see herself as a priority.

Below are some examples of transitions many toddlers struggle through as well as some tough transitions mothers face. Though every motherly lifestyle is unique, you never know when a situation can hit home and you can learn from someone else’s experience and advice.

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Relaxing and Creative Fall Family Activities

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While most moms want to be creative superheroes with all of the energy in the world, it’s only reality that energy and motivation is bound to drop. When it does, relaxation is key – for both you and your children. Below are some great examples of both creative and relaxing fall family activities you can take part in.

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Patience Broken - Mothers Discuss Boiling Points and How to Work Through Them

Mending Broken Patience

It often takes a lot for a mom to admit she is low on patience. She wants to be a strong role-model for her little one and that means staying cool, calm, and collected at all times.

Is this realistic? Not in the slightest.

The following points are some breaking points mothers deal with that put their patience to the ultimate test. These mamas also share ways they work on mending their broken patience that could help other mothers when nearing their own breaking points.

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Getting Ahead of the Winter Blues During COVID

Depression During the Winter

The colder months are officially upon us and after surviving the unique twists and turns of 2020, many moms are not looking forward to what this winter may entail.

Instead of looking at the upcoming months through a negative lens, try getting ahead of the game by creating a positive plan. 

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How the Pandemic Has Made Moms More Grateful

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Many mothers look at 2020 and see negatives: work struggles, school struggles, financial struggles, schedule struggles, socialization struggles. The list for every family is different and could go on and on.

As unbelievable as it may seem, struggles can actually be twisted into something to be thankful for. It isn’t always easy to do when you’re a mentally, physically, and emotionally drained mother. However, below are three examples of how to find gratitude during this difficult pandemic.

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Depression and Anxiety in Motherhood – Part I: The Many Forms

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Every mother is different. This statement is probably a bit overused and cliché, but it’s an important fact to focus on when it comes to mental health. Since everyone experiences their own unique struggles when it comes to mental illness, the same goes for mothers during and after pregnancy. Many hear about postpartum depression and “Baby Blues,” but what many don’t take into consideration is how many women experiences the symptoms and struggles differently.

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Important Advice for Moms as the Unique School Year Begins

Going Back to School During COVID

The 2020 back-to-school season may seem a little different than years before because, well, it is. This change is not only stressful to many moms, it brings new questions to the forefront. Should my little one stay home from daycare? Should I put my kids in school full-time? What if I can’t keep up with virtual learning and my job? Will my toddler actually keep her mask on?

These are worries spinning around the minds of so many moms out there. Though these fears and frustrations are new, much of the advice as to how to handle these emotions is not. Facing these hurdles using some of the following advice (given by real moms facing the exact same challenges) will not only help you now, but also help when other stressors arise. 

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Pregnancy Uncensored: The Love-Hate Relationships Moms Have

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While some moms absolutely adore being pregnant, others would do anything to never experience it again. Every mother is unique which means every pregnancy is just as diverse. With that being said, not everyone will relate to what their friends or family members believe or experience during pregnancy.

Therefore, it’s comforting to hear all the different sides of the pregnancy coin.

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