This post is sponsored by Similac. I was compensated for this post but all opinions are my own.
Whether you are a new mom or an experienced mom, motherhood is hard. There are struggles we all face while raising children, and we need to empower one another instead of putting each other down. Check out this video from Similac that highlights the true Sisterhood of Motherhood:
When I had my oldest son almost 9 years ago, online mom groups were nonexistent. I went to friends and relatives for information and advice. So years later when I had my youngest, online forums were a popular way to meet other moms who were experiencing similar frustrations and joys as yourself. Thanks to these mom forums, I was able to make some incredible friendships and retain knowledgeable information that has helped me in raising my children.
However, with access to these types of forums and virtual social sites, I have personally seen moms putting each other down. In fact, mom-shaming has seemed to increase. What’s really upsetting is instead of moms being there for one another and showing compassion, they are being bullies, making topics that could be informational to one another, topics moms don’t want to discuss.
Some of these topics include: [Read more…]