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Nadene van der Linden is a clinical psychologist in private practice. Nadene's writing has been published on many online publications. Her book Tales from the Parenting Trenches a Clinical Psychologist vs motherhood is available on Amazon. Follow my page Unshakeable Calm with Nadene van der Linden for more of writing and relatable humour.

Why I’m Raising My Girls to be Strong Women Instead Of Ladies

The recent viral post of the school that promoted the quote "The more you act like a lady, the more he'll act like a...

I Chose to Have a C-section and Have No Regrets

If you want to raise some eyebrows and enjoy receiving unsolicited and inaccurate "medical facts", tell people you're choosing to have a c-section. You'll...

5 Types of Baby Books You Should Just Burn

Ever checked out the Amazon list of most popular baby books? Those baby books sell like hotcakes. When people become parents they want to...

I Thought I Was An Awesome Mother Until…

“I thought I was doing pretty good at this parenting thing until my kids hit puberty,” the woman I just met at my daughter’s horse-riding...

I Don’t Have Time To Be Your Back Up Friend

Do you have a friend who will never give you a date that they're free to meet up? Who messages I'm kinda busy, you...

8 Things I Love About Parenting Tweens

I’m raising tweens, and I have finally found my parenting niche. Some parents say they love the cuddliness of babies and toddlers or the...

17 Hilarious Tweets From Parents About What It’s Like to Feed Kids

It started off well enough. Researching recipes of mushy baby food to lovingly prepare for my sweet baby as she progressed from milk to...

Don’t Freak Out: When Kids Lie, They’re Practicing an Important Skill

Parents often tell children not to lie. People are at times shocked when their sweet prince or princess tells their first very obvious lie...

To Tired Mamas Everywhere – Science Says Holding Your Babies Is Good For Their...

In the early years of my psychology training, the story of an historic experiment performed to determine the language of God was shared by...

I Don’t Care What The World Says About My Body

I see a lot of women in my clinic. These women are living authentic lives, most of them trying to make a difference or...