Mothers

Tips for New Fathers on How to Help Mom Postpartum

In my last blog post I wrote about how to be patient and understanding with your wife postpartum recovery. Specifically, I talked about the physical recovery from vaginal deliveries and C-sections. In addition to this, as a new father I was surprised with the mental and emotional recovery/adjustment that my wife went through postpartum. Emotionally, …

Mother’s Day: A Brief History

A woman named Anna Maria Jarvis is credited with creating Mother’s Day. Anna was never a mother herself, but was determined to honor her own mother. The mother of Anna Maria Jarvis was a social activists and founder of the Mothers’ Day Work Clubs in her community. In addition Anna Maria Jarvis’s mother was an active member …