In 2021, when I wrote about being raised as an only child, I aimed to share the mental health issues that such children might go through while growing […]
On January 8th, 2023, Evan started school, evoking mixed emotions from his mom. As a working mother, she found comfort in his presence at home, but understood the significance of his independence. Choosing his school involved considering proximity, teacher quality, and other parents’ reviews, ultimately relying on her gut feeling. Her son’s enthusiasm overshadowed her fears.
The blog shares insights from women about the support they needed or desired during their pregnancies, emphasizing the importance of physical and emotional support from partners. Contributors emphasized the need for partners to participate actively, including attending medical appointments, helping with household chores, and showing understanding towards cravings and mood swings. Recommendations also included efforts to make life feel enjoyable and normal and proactively learning about the stages and possible challenges of pregnancy to provide effective support and understanding.