Becoming a Mom Wasn’t as Scary as I Thought it Would Be

I wrote this post on new mom fears a while ago. At the time I wasn’t sure if I wanted to publish it. I thought I would share it in light of mother’s day to encourage other moms on the journey of motherhood. 

As a new mom, I remember having many fears before having my daughter. Now more than a year later I know my fears were nothing to worry about.

At the time I didn’t want to be only a mom. Leading up to this moment I had been Courtney. A married young woman finishing up her university degree. She was an autonomous adult.

Yet ever since another human life inhabited my body I haven’t been the same person. I lost some of the previous version of myself. It wasn’t until my postpartum days I realized this change. At the time I was not only coping with the presence of a baby but the partial loss of my previous self.

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How To Stay Productive as a Stay at Home Mom

As a stay at home my mom I have a very flexible schedule. However, that flexibility can sometimes get in the way of staying productive.

I don’t put pressure on myself to achieve a long list of tasks every day. However, I do try to set myself up for a day I can be proud of.

These are a few things I try to do each day to motivate myself to be productive and serve my family well.

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How to Make Mom Friends as an Introvert

As an adult making friends is not always easy. Add on being a mom and not leaving the house often it can be hard to meet other mom friends.

Being an introvert (and a type 9 on the Enneagram) I enjoy staying home, I don’t need a lot of friends and I find it difficult to put myself out there when meeting new people.

However, over the last year and a half I have made some new mom friends. In the beginning it was hard for me but the rewards of a new friend are worth it.

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5 Truths to Remember When Going Through Trials

Trials are a part of life

Although trials are a part of life they are still unpleasant.  However, the Bible does give us the warning to be prepared for them. A few weeks ago in church, our pastor preached on the topic of trials.

He shared that if one is not going through a trial, one is coming up. As depressing as that was to hear, I knew it was true. 

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5 Ways to Support a New Mom

To support a new mom is to support her need to care and provide for her baby. The next most important person to a baby is the father. Everyone else’s role should be to support the new family. In this post, I will outline some practical ways to help a new family while promoting bonding between the baby and parents.

In my undergraduate, I studied the Family, therefore, I hold the view that attachment bonds are very important to cultivate in early childhood.

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