How to maintain your marriage after your first child

Having your first child will probably turn your life upside as a new mother. Planning and preparing for your first newborn is essential, but many challenges will surface especially at the first year, and it might make things a little harder between you and your spouse. This is unavoidable whether you are a stay-at-home mum, ...
How to Plan for a Stress-Free Maternity Leave

Becoming a mom is a beautiful journey, one that is more than rewarding but also takes a lot of preparation. All you think about is how your baby will perfectly mold into your lifestyle and what you’ll do once they arrive. While you’re working up to your due date, you may be making various arrangements ...
How to care for your mental health during the pandemic

An ongoing global pandemic resulting in unprecedented lockdowns worldwide can and probably will take a toll on your mental health. Especially for mums who carry the overwhelming burden of worrying not only over their own safety but more importantly over the safety of the family. So, it’s absolutely crucial during these times to care for ...
A Personal experience with postpartum mental health

This Article is written by Mariam Zeineddine Mariam is a wife, mother of one and author of the Motherload blog. Living in Africa, she has learned to take pleasure in the little things in life and the mundane day to day. You’ll most likely find her playing with her toddler, or sitting in her garden, coffee ...
Burnout at work, is it a real thing?

Weekend blues, we all get them right? Feeling like the weekend went by way too fast, and you’re not quite ready for another week at the office. But feeling an overwhelming wave of anxiety at the prospect of going back to work is another thing entirely. So what is Burnout exactly? Burnout is a prolonged ...
Early Pregnancy Symptoms

The first thing that comes to mind when wondering whether or not you’re pregnant, is a missed period. But for many women with irregular cycles, a missed period is not a very accurate indicator of pregnancy. What if your period is always late? What if it’s late because of environmental factors like stress? And more ...