motherhood

The invisible mental load on mothers

Most of motherhood that is glorified — the process of giving birth, breastfeeding, the sleepless nights — is visible. What if we say that this is only the tip of the iceberg? The invisible and infinitely more extensive workload frequently goes unseen by the world and is most often, the root cause of why mothers feel tired all the time. We call it the mental load and all mothers can relate.

September 29, 2022
September 29, 2022

Welcome to Millennial Motherhood

After eight years of being an active mother, I have finally come to terms with acknowledging the identity of motherhood.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

The invisible mental load on mothers

Most of motherhood that is glorified — the process of giving birth, breastfeeding, the sleepless nights — is visible. What if we say that this is only the tip of the iceberg? The invisible and infinitely more extensive workload frequently goes unseen by the world and is most often, the root cause of why mothers feel tired all the time. We call it the mental load and all mothers can relate.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

Tisha back to work, accompanied by her daughter

National Film Award-winning actress Nusrat Imrose Tisha is back to work after giving birth to her daughter Ilham Nusrat Farooki.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Motherhood—the story of a transformed reader

Motherhood changes everything you knew about yourself and the world you had carefully curated for the past however many years you have been alive.

November 11, 2021
November 11, 2021

Elif Shafak's 'Black Milk': Can a writer be a mother too?

Black Milk is an autobiographical documentation of Shafak's hesitation, anxiety, perplexity, and self-discovery as she is about to enter the phase of motherhood.

December 21, 2018
December 21, 2018

Giving birth increases risk of heart disease and stroke

Chinese researchers finds that giving birth may increase a woman's risk of heart disease and stroke by 14 percent compared to having no children.

September 28, 2015
September 28, 2015

It's not easy to be a mother: Shakira

Singer Shakira, who has two sons, says that it is not easy to be a mother. She calls it the most difficult thing she has ever done in life.