Woke Mama: Tierian


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Name & age: Tierian, 19

Baby: Rian, but I’m still pregnant!

What does being a woke mama mean to you?

Being able to adjust and learn along with your child and always keeping an open mind to everything they do.

But I honestly don’t know what kind of parent I will be yet.

Most awesome moment so far?

Finding out she was a girl.

Biggest struggle so far? 

High irritability and mood swings. My boyfriend (Rian’s father) and family have been a very strong support system for me. I’m grateful to have them because I know a lot of young moms don’t get that.

How will you juggle work with gentle parenting?

Being that there will be two parents and a multitude of grandparents (Rian will be the fifth generation on my side on his) me going back to work isn’t really a worry for me, because I will have to support I need to take care of her.

Any advice you would give to new mums?

*throws up three finger peace sign from hunger games* We’re in this together.

What’s on your soundtrack to your first year of being a Woke Mama?

Bodak Yellow by Cardi B. It give me confidence and I know i’m going to need a lot of it!

Watch Tierian’s YouTube channel. We love this one:

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