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Point blank. Mom shaming is wrong!
Asserting your ideals onto a mom because you feel she is “doing it completely wrong.” It’s just not right.
This topic has gotten under my skin for a long time. Honestly, I never knew the extent of mom shaming until I of course became a mom.
It’s repulsive how people (usually other moms) treat mothers who are just trying to do their best.
I have been mom shamed. It was hurtful! The reason why?
Well, it was over the topic of breastfeeding or shall I say giving my baby breastmilk. The backstory is, Ayven was having a rough time with breastmilk and I had done everything to try and continue feeding it to him. I started to give up and wanted some advice before just throwing in the towel. Decided to check out my mom group and post a question.
What did I get?
Hell! There were a lot of moms that attacked me for wanting to throw in the towel. I was told I was a bad mom because I wanted to switch my baby to formula.
Mom group deleted. Goodbye! I don’t need that type of negativity in my life.
Ayven ended up being switched to formula and he is THRIVING. FED IS BEST!
He is hitting every milestone right on time.
To all the people or mothers out there that MOM SHAME women…
THERE IS A BETTER WAY.
Instead of attacking a mother , you could give her advice in a nice way.
No one wants to be knocked down, especially when it is about their kids. It truly is the worst feeling, and you can leave a mother questioning herself.
Just make a suggestion. There is no need to tell her she is doing it wrong. Remember: It’s her child, not yours.
You should ask yourself before posting a comment, “Is this going to make her feel like a bad mom?” or, “Would I want someone saying this to me if I was in her position?”
There is no “PERFECT” mom.
Each situation is different. Your children are different. Your personalities are different.
EVERY MOM HAS A UNIQUE SITUATION.
I know for a fact I’m not a perfect mom, and I’m not trying to be.
I just want my baby to be healthy and happy.
There will be a lot of obstacles that I face, and some I will fail.
Every mom has their ups and downs.
TO ALL THE PEOPLE OUT THERE THAT MOM SHAME. STOP!
Your personal opinions on how a mother should raise her child need to be kept to themselves.
Let moms do their own thing! You can suggest, if asked, in a nice manner. It’s not hard!
Stop downing mothers and help lift them up, they are already having to deal with a lot. Raising a child is not easy, as you know.
Do you know what DEPRESSION is?
Don’t be the cause of why a mother is depressed, be the reason she comes out of depression.
TO ALL THE MOM’S OUT THERE THAT HAVE BEEN A VICTIM OF MOM SHAME.
You are enough, don’t let someone take that away from you.
Be confident in the decisions that you make for your family. Parent your child how YOU want to.
You are a wonderful mom and your little babies love you.
MOM SHAMING NEEDS TO STOP!
What kind of mom shaming have you experienced? Share your story below in the comments!