Easy Ways For Moms To Empower Each Other
Being a mom isn’t the easiest job in the world.
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Let’s be honest - being a mom isn’t the easiest job in the world. In fact, raising kids is among the most challenging things that anyone ever does in their lives.
Unfortunately, there isn’t a great deal of support out there. So us moms need to club together to reverse the deficit.
Here are some easy ways that moms can empower each other.
By Encouraging Each Other
When you become a mom, you can get into the habit of second guessing yourself, wondering whether you are adequate. You fear that you aren’t doing a good enough job for your child and that, somehow, you’re letting them down.
Moms, therefore, can encourage each other and point out all the wonderful work they are doing. You can also help dispel myths that other moms might believe about themselves which aren’t true.
By Supporting Them Professionally
Moms are often so dedicated to looking after their kids, they can forget about their own needs. And that’s a shame. By neglecting their health, they often wind up in a situation where they can’t be great parents to their kids when they get older.
By learning what is required to provide health coaching services, however, you can support other moms. You can give them advice and strategies on what they should eat and how much exercise that they should do to keep themselves healthy. With the right advice, you could have a massive impact on their lives.
By Talking About Their Flaws
Moms can sometimes lend a helping hand to others by simply talking about their flaws. There’s no such thing as the perfect mom. So speaking openly about your faults can be a great way to make other moms feel better about themselves. Once they see that you make mistakes just like them, they might be more forgiving towards themselves.
By Having More Sympathy
Having a little sympathy can go a long way to making other moms feel better about their experiences. While becoming a mom is a rewarding job, it is also a challenging one, and almost impossible to pull off without some sort of crisis.
Having a bit of sympathy for other moms can, therefore, be just the helping hand that they need. Telling them that they’re doing a great job, even when things seem tough, is a wonderful way to lend your support and help them feel more emotionally robust.
By Teaming Up
Here’s another great way you can empower other moms - just team up with them. Remember a problem shared is often a problem halved. So when everyone contributes towards a playdate, then the whole experience becomes a lot easier.
By Talking To Them About Their Lives Outside Parenting
While parenting is a big part of a mom’s life, it’s not the only aspect that matters. In fact, many moms can get a little tired of talking about it. One empowering thing that you can do is talk to moms about something else in their lives, perhaps their hobbies or holiday plans. Just make it something about them and not the kids.
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Liz (or Dr. Mommy, as her toddler started calling her after learning what a PhD was) is the happily sleep-deprived mom of a baby boy (and professional raccoon noise impersonator), a sparkle-clad toddlernado, a teenage stepdaughter, the canine embodiments of Pinky and The Brain, and a rabbit of unusual size. During nights and naptimes, she uses her PhD in business psychology as an author, speaker, and consultant. She also serves as an executive and principal for three companies, two of which she co-founded with her very patient (and equally exhausted) husband.
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