Hard Wired for Success. How a Mother’s Brain Changes

Hard Wired for Success. How a Mother’s Brain Changes

Of all the changes we feel during pregnancy and as new mothers, it is helpful to realize our brains (the control centre of our nervous systems) change. Big Time. Why? We need to learn a lot of new behaviors in order to ensure the survival of our child(ren). While some of these new behaviours are learned, many we become hard wired for. Literally. How? There are various studies that attempt to look at how this occurs and research is currently underway to continue to find more answers. Here is a summary of some research to date.   Pregnancy leads to

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Motherhood. It’s Suppose to be Messy

Motherhood. It’s Suppose to be Messy

Not only can the house be messy but so can our emotions. We try our best to do our best and be our best for our children. We juggle multiple tasks and demands and sometimes something has to give in order for our sanity to be maintained. Sometimes we set the bar really high and it’s relieving to lighten our expectations while remembering that we are still worthy and loveable and capable human beings. Yesterday I connected with a friend and colleague who is also a mother of 2. We were using Skype and normally I try to set myself

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How to Thrive Into Motherhood

How to Thrive Into Motherhood

Let’s be honest. Motherhood can be hard. Damn hard sometimes. While our children bring us so much love and joy (often more deeply than we have ever felt before) they also challenge us and test our limits. Sleepless nights, hormonal fluctuations, and endless demands of a tiny human add to the mix. Sometimes motherhood is about surviving. We just need to get through the day, hour, and minutes keeping ourselves and our little one alive. We do our best to get through the tasks at hand, gripping tightly to our sanity. This is particularly true in the beginning. At other

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