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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

Mask for Kids COVID

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

Cute Baby Toes

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

Pregnancy Sticks

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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