This post is all about the NOISE….the never-asked for, the never-encouraging and yet the never-ending NOISE mothers receive on how to be mothers…oops Super-Mothers. Ah! What an irony. And here I was guessing that 9 months of a hormonal-ly challenged pregnancy, 17 hours of labour, unlimited awake hours, sleepless nights of breast-feeding, anytime and anywhere Read more about Challenging the Assumptions of Motherhood[…]
Rest of the time we were either feeding or entertaining or running after our kids. However, while talking to these fellow moms, I realized, mostly we see experiences of mothers who paint all rosy picture of motherhood but there are some ‘not so good’ feelings also attached with motherhood that usually remain hidden deep inside.
I smiled looking at my daughter all dolled up. She was a vision, I tell you. A smile of pride ran across my lips as if it was an achievement for me to dress her up smartly. However, I know subconsciously my mind ran images of everyone looking at my girl and complimenting her. This was my ulterior motive
In the last 4 months, I was constantly reminded of this Coach bag. In these months, as I get hold of being a first time mother, I have met four female house-helps one after another to help me in household work as I give my total time and attention to the baby. All these helps had their own past and as they stayed with me for some time, they shared their stories with me. Every time they told me their story, I found a new meaning for the word ‘luxury’. The dictionary defines ‘Luxury’ ….
It is only 9 months when you have to bear a baby but you have to bear the responsibility of that baby lifelong. It is so important that we mothers are mentally and physically stress-free to get ready for the coming baby. So here’s a list of nine things that a pregnant woman should do to sail through her pregnancy happily.