Don’t stress about weight, career and life plans. Take each day as it comes. Don’t try and be the ‘best’ Mom. Be a ‘happy’ Mom. Don’t do things to impress others. Choose to be THAT parent that you always wanted your own parents to be. Talk to people if you need help. Most importantly – you are and will always be more than ‘just a Mom’.
My first wobbly steps into motherhood taught me to trust my gut, and I am certain both my children will benefit from having a mother who does.
So, do women really need just the ‘me time’ or they need ‘me time’ plus some help and support to be able to enjoy that so-called ‘me time’. Here are six reasons why just ‘me time’ alone is not enough.
“Though, I am still learning and trying my best. However, just one tip to all the moms- make your child your friend, share your thoughts, your day spent and you will gradually see the results that your child will also start sharing his/her feelings. Do not judge your child and have trust in them”, says Kavita in our Real Moms Stories
Nothing can stop you if you really want to work on your career. I understand that it gets a little difficult when you are a new mom but then that’s when the strong support system comes into the picture. Meet Kavita Singh, founder of Momtastic World.
“It is also important to have a united front when questions pop-up and the child knows that parents are of the same mind and cannot be played against each other”, says Palak Jain, who dons multiple roles. Palak was a flight attendant before joining an animation studio as the Executive Producer. Currently, working as a stay-at-home-mom.
Being willing to change and learn, when I think I have it figured out I don’t always. But I try to put them first whenever possible and when it is not possible I try to not feel too guilty and remind myself I’m doing my best!
A mom, who makes lots of mistakes, accepts it and moves on for a better tomorrow is a ‘real’ mom. I can never be perfect and I accept with pride and dignity. I don’t want to kill the real person by aiming to be ‘perfect’
There is no concept such as ‘being a perfect mom’. Each mom learns through her own journey, experience, and mistakes. Motherhood is a journey, really. It’s about exploring and recognizing your strengths (more than weaknesses). An evolving version- that’s what motherhood is!
Here are awesome mommy-tips to dry clothes indoor faster in the rainy season. Try them out and you can thank me later.
by Tasneem Dhinojwala This is to that woman at my daughter’s school who shamed me for not filming her fast enough, here is what you should know about me and several others like me Photographs are records of our past- memories stored in paper form as albums or as pixels in our smartphones, hard drives…
A mother’s sense of her own identity and imagery is often consumed by her role as a mom. Here are 10 great moms leaders who can inspire our parenting styles for the best!
We can’t win every battle. We should let go of small things to take charge of bigger decisions. Let’s read this real mom’s story on chasing her dreams!
I rely a lot on my cook, my maid, the daycare and the school to be able to devote my time at work and lead a happy, fulfilling life. I do not believe that responsibility of raising a child is solely on a mother.
I try to overcome my guilt by devoting quality time to kids over weekends, going out for movies and dinner or even a long drive for some street side food and ice-cream.
The first person who needs to be fixed is You-yourself. If you are doing well, the whole family will do well. So, do whatever it takes and fix yourself – fix yourself when you are hurt, fix your pain, fix your stress, fix your aches – fix it!
In our Real Moms – Real Stories column, Meet renowned mompreneur, Gurgaon-based Upasana Luthra, mom to two teenagers. Read on to know her beautiful story on raising a special needs child who is on the spectrum of Aspergers The most challenging part is the satisfaction in knowing you have done enough and erasing self-doubt. Most…
Gratitude is something I practice and so even though life sucks sometimes, I wouldn’t have it any other way.
The truth is that salon straight hair is a look that anyone can easily work at home. A hair straightener is mankind’s gift to women (or so we believe looking at the magic it can create in minutes).
Everything was just fine until the baby popped out, I took extra months as leave and joined back post 8 months. It was quite a rude shock when I went back, the battle was to prove my mettle all over again. Fourteen years of experience seemed to have disappeared, I was being questioned and cornered like I was an intern.
Minakshi Singh, married for the past 6 years, and mother of an active toddler boy (Viraj) aged 2 years and 3 months, is successfully running two bars in Delhi-NCR. With fabulous joint family support, Singh could pursue her dream of being a part of F & B business.
Ever Since Kenisha was born my life took a full circle. From pursuing my own venture, moving on to blogging and being an influencer, perusing a part-time job which became full time…
I think nobody can balance, it’s a myth, its an unrealistic standard people are held up against, some days you will do more housework some days more office work.
We are sure, at least nine out of ten women have some amazing hacks written on their notebooks, but sometimes we are too lazy to do the basic cleaning. Today we bring to you some super easy cleaning hacks.
Most of the time, cars not only are a means of transport but a home in itself. For an independent working mother, where is the time, to clean up.
The super talented new aged millennial Indian moms no longer lag when it comes to blogging. Blogging is no longer a westerner concept. Besides, mom blogs is now a great way to make money while working from home. Blogging
Get to know the tips about how to start a mommy blog and make money by writing what mothers love to read
This is a feature specially dedicated to all the working mothers who strive hard to balance their personal and professional lives.
by Aarti Kapur Singh Things you can do before and during your child’s transition to a new school to help them feel comfortable. Tips from a mom Changing a school is a huge change in a child’s life, almost at the same level as starting school. The beginning of the school year should be an…
Being a mom is hard. It is harder than I thought.