A path set forth with the hopes of love, friendship, and common goals, frequently runs into unforeseen obstacles. Arriving at a child's life is one such challenge that many couples face. Occasionally, what starts out as the realisation of a common goal can inadvertently cause a drift that turns the couple from husband and wife into devoted but estranged parents.
Simply by doing these 7 things with children, parents can make a world of positive difference to their children’s attitudes and behaviours.
A mother is a priceless gift. The love of a mother cannot be replaced with any amount of wealth in the world. But are biological mothers the only ones who can experience motherhood? Going beyond conventional notions and embracing the love and care that transcends biological ties, it is time to recognise and celebrate the various ways that individuals embody the role of a mother.
Single motherhood — a phrase that carries many stories of strength, perseverance, and resilience. It takes a village to raise a child yet single mothers are out there doing it all by themselves — juggling a million other responsibilities, and dealing with social stigma. Despite all these barriers and challenges, these mothers are shattering stereotypes and exceeding expectations.
Many compare children to being scientists or genius minds with photographic memory and an ability to learn absolutely anything. In truth, children are like sponges and their brains are the most fertile for the first five years of their lives. During these formative years of childhood, children learn to understand and express their feelings, regulate emotions, and absorb information from their surroundings through activities.
Becoming a father can have a significant impact on a man's life. Other than absolute chaos and upheaval, a baby can bring joy and renewed vigour into a man's life, changing his heart, body, and personality in unimaginable ways.
Dreams relating to motherhood began quite early in my life. It was mostly inspired by pregnancy photoshoots with celebrities like Brooke Shields, Kirsten Dunst, and Demi Moore. These ladies made pregnancy look like a piece of cake. With their long and thick hair resting on their shoulders, and finely manicured hands cradling their perfectly shaped bellies – everything looked handpicked, as if from a favourite fairy-tale.