When someone becomes a parent, everything changes.

Men who used to pride themselves in their stoicism find themselves crying when they greet their new daughter. Women who would gag at the thought of vomit share advice on cleaning meconium  stains from cloth diapers.

Priorities shift. Love takes on a new meaning.

Life is wonderful, right? New life, new meaning, new love….new stress, new challenges, new fights, new problems.

There are some things parenting books don’t prepare you for. Unexpected challenges appear, and it can be quite disconcerting to a new mom or dad.

No Comments to
Unexpected Challenges of Parenting: Part One – New Parents

Before posting, please read our blog moderation guidelines. The comments below begin with the oldest comments first. Click on the last comments page to jump to the most recent comments.

Join the Conversation!

Before posting, please read our blog moderation guidelines.

Post a Comment:


(Required, will be published)

(Required, but will not be published)

(Optional)

 

Subscribe to this Blog: Feed

Recent Comments
  • Katherine Swarts: Or, to use another analogy, if you leave a vacuum in your head, old habits, still closest to your...
  • bill: very helpful,the article on self hatred because I suffer from severe episodes of depression,and I believe...
  • TreyP: In my experience, the best way to handle the “internal critic” is to prove it wrong. When you tell...
  • Anarose: The words of self hatred are not something that anyone else has ever said to me…the words I hear are...
  • Ahsoka23: Thank you for this. I have been battling with self-hatred. I think I am not good enough for acting nor...
Find a Therapist
Enter ZIP or postal code



Users Online: 12240
Join Us Now!