A Village to Raise a Child — Real Moms Real Stories

You're Not Doing It Wrong!

Real Moms Real Stories

You're Not Doing It Wrong!

By Santhoshi M “The minute you have the baby in your hands and gaze into her eyes you will be in love with her”This is something all of us are constantly told and all new mothers are expected to feel an instant bond with their newborns. Unfortunately, this wasn’t the reality in my case. I mean my logical brain knew that we had brought a human earthside and this tiny human is our responsibility for another 20 years and life will drastically be different going forward. My husband on the other hand was a natural from the first time he...

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‘When a baby is born, a mother is born.’

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‘When a baby is born, a mother is born.’

My son was the typical "highly demanding" "fussy", "hypersensitive" and "clingy" baby. These were words used by anyone who met him and saw his interactions with me. I was oft-advised (some subtly and others not so subtly) about how I need to either "ignore" these constant demands and "attention-seeking" behaviours

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Parenting Our Toddler During the Lockdown: A FirstHand Account

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Parenting Our Toddler During the Lockdown: A FirstHand Account

While the lockdown over the past year has been a challenge for each of us, families with young babies and children have had to deal with managing the little ones at home without any opportunity to play outside and most importantly interact with their age mates. Parents have become creative and managed to find different ways to cope with this social isolation.

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Amma, you've got this

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Amma, you've got this

People often talk about how rewarding and beautiful motherhood is. The world tends to be in awe of the sacrifices made by a mother and forget the challenges that come with it.

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