Being A Mom Can Be Like...
Motherhood Is Incredibly Fulfilling And Rewarding And It Can Be Draining And Challenging. 

It Can Be All These Things At Once. And Feeling Them Does Not Make You A ‘Bad’ ...
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Motherhood is incredibly fulfilling and rewarding AND it can be draining and challenging.

It can be all these things at once. And feeling them does not make you a ‘bad’ mom.

You can feel overwhelmed and exhausted and still love being a mom.

You can experience the deepest joy and still feel worried and anxious.

You can receive absolute love from your children and still need a break.

Again- this does not make you a bad mom!

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Originally posted 2020-12-31 19:48:28.


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  1. This is so true and I also think there are so many simple ways to reduce the stress of being a mama. I’ve found my passion in sharing content on this and want to ensure new mamas know that it doesn’t have to be miserable! Together we can change the stigma on mamahood. <3

  2. I needed to see this after a bumpy few days! Motherhood is the most beautiful, yet soul destroying job in the world! It’s amazing but pretty shit too! All the feels in one day! And then the guilt kicks in once the wild ones have gone to bed!

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