• Motherhood

    Mom-shaming IS a thing

    Mom-shaming IS a thing. It’s more prevalent than you think. What is it exactly? It is any comment or even non-verbal gesture that criticizes, challenges or degrades a woman for her decisions made as a mother.  Often they are subtle remarks, spoken in a cavalier manner, with the offender not even meaning any harm. Other times, they are intentionally said to make the woman feel bad. Either way, it needs to stop.   But Carolyn, what do you know? You’ve only been a mom for a year! I know, I know, I’m very new at this. However, from the moment I announced that I was pregnant until now, I’ve heard…