25.6.2019 04:00 pm
New parenthood is hard, whether you are a man or a woman
Postpartum depression has become more visible as celebrity moms including Brooke Shields, Drew Barrymore and Chrissy Teigen have publicly shared their struggles with feeling sad and hopeless after birth. But when a father – Adam Busby, from reality TV show “OutDaughtered” – opened up about his own postpartum depression in 2017, he received instant backlash, including comments telling him to “man up.”
Can we really, as parents, keep our children safe from harm, heart-ache, horror or hardship? I think there is too much in this world to guard against, therefore the best way to protect is to prepare.
Family holidays are both a dream and a nightmare, especially when it is with the broader family. The travel time, the close quarters, the differing parenting styles, the relationship dynamics…
I have a suspicion that the average person learns about love and relationships from movies and songs.