The basic definition of a mother is a woman who raises children, though that definition can be altered a few ways. Historically, mothers have been the main caregiver of children - they stay up all night, they clean up after the kids, feed them, change them, etc. One "quality" of a "good" mother is unwavering … Continue reading Pursuing a College Degree Doesn’t Make You a “Bad mom” but if it Does, then Go on with Your Bad Self!
I've been through this before. Not exactly this, but a much worse version of postpartum depression (PPD) after my second child. Because I have been through it, I started noticing symptoms a few months ago and did my best to cope: meditation, rest, reading, etc. However, I am not able to cope as well … Continue reading Diary of a Mom in College: Postpartum Depression
The words and phrases in the image above are not terms I prefer to start a blog post with. However, these words were used in a research study where a group of traditional community college and university students were questioned on their outlook of a mother who chose to return to … Continue reading The Student-Mom and the “Good Mother” Stereotype