The sleepless nights, endless diaper changes, a screaming colicky baby, a sore body – there have been many moments when you thought that you were losing your brain. You have consulted various baby care apps, apps for newborns and free parenting apps like BabyBerry to figure out parenting.
At times, you feel so overwhelmed that you need to think hard just to recollect what day of the week it is or what your name is, for that matter.
If you think that motherhood means losing your brain cells and becoming a zombie – then you are totally wrong. Contrary to that, research indicates that motherhood actually makes you smarter and more intelligent.
How motherhood can make you smarter
According to Katherine Ellison, the author of the book “The Mommy Brain: How Motherhood Makes Us Smarter”, motherhood boost the performance of your brain in the following five aspects – perception, efficiency, resilience, motivation, and emotional intelligence.
Mothers tend to have heightened sense levels, rivalling that of Superman's even! They seem to develop super powers noticing things faster and having an increased sense of smell.
Mothers make the most efficient multi-taskers you ever come across, as they seem to always have a zillion to-do things on their list. They also know how to prioritize right. Check out BabyBerry, a free parenting app to know more about parenting and baby care tips that can make you a super mom.
Mothers are fearless, motivated and have a fierce sense of protection towards their baby which makes them very resilient. Pregnancy and motherhood rewires and makes new nerve connections in the brain of a mother, that she becomes more empathetic and emotionally intelligent.
Raising a baby is a challenging experience and this makes you a superfast learner. While sleepless nights are unavoidable, try to share or seek help of your partner and try catching as much as sleep as possible to keep your brain sharp.
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Motherhood is a life-altering experience that makes you wiser, smarter, and sharper. No wonder, your mother could always figure out what you are up to at any age and any time. Kudos to all you moms and moms-to-be out there!