Shannon Philpott

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching

What to Delegate to Friends and Family as a New Mom

Screen shot 2013-10-31 at 9.57.09 PMPublished October 2013: Mom.Me

What to Delegate to Friends and Family as a New Mom
Don’t Put all the Pressure on Yourself

Article Excerpt:

As a new mom, it’s likely you won’t be able to accomplish as much as you would like to between feeding, changing and cuddling with your tiny addition to the family. Although it’s sometimes difficult to ask for help, this is the time you need it the most. “A new mom’s ability to delegate or ask for help will increase her coping skill, reduce overwhelming feelings [and] anxiety and soften the transition to motherhood,” says Marva Caldwell, mother of two and licensed mental health counselor in Maitland, Fla.

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– Shannon Philpott

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October 31, 2013 - Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , ,

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