The Joys of Motherhood

In my attempt to spread awareness on postpartum recovery and the mental and emotional challenges that a new mom could face, I didn’t realize that it had the unintended effect of scaring some women about pregnancy and motherhood. While the “welcome-to-motherhood” phase is no doubt arduous, the joy it brings is immeasurable. And so in…

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Mom Worries

Before I became a mom I found it excessive when my mom would worry about me and my siblings even though we’re all grownups. She’d be worrying about the littlest things — asking whether we ate, where we’re going, who we’re hanging out with, what time we’re coming home, the list goes on. My mother-in-law…

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First-time Mama

Having gone through pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum for the first time made me realize how truly amazing motherhood is. Besides the incredible science behind it all, this journey into motherhood has been teaching me a lot of valuable lessons in life — things that I never learned in school. Here’s an example. My academic training…

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