There’s a stigma around being a stay-at-home mom, and society doesn’t talk about the loneliness, isolation, and loss of identity that sometimes accompanies this choice. Here’s what you need to know about stay-at-home mom depression.
Parenthood — especially for women — changes you. After giving birth, the brain actually redesigns itself, trimming old connections and building new ones. If you’re someone who has constructed your adult identity around your career, these changes to how you operate can shake your foundations.
We’ve finally started to talk about the mental health challenges that come along with raising children as a full-time job. But is it enough to help moms with the gargantuan challenges triggered by the pandemic?