The pressure to become Super Mom is overwhelming at times — even suffocating for some. For this reason, women often succumb to the pressures of becoming an overachieving mother to the point that they end up losing their identity in the process.
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.