fourth trimester

Family/Relationships, Mindset/Mental Health, Motherhood/Baby, Self Love/Body Image

Motherhood Unfiltered: A raw look at the fourth trimester


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A couple weeks after giving birth a friend told me, “You’re making this look easy…this is false advertising!”⁣⁣
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And she’s right. Becoming a mom – especially the first days when everything is unknown and different, and you’re all exhausted and emotional – isn’t easy. We chose to spend the first 5 days alone, and it was a complete blur yet somehow I remember it vividly.⁣⁣
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It wasn’t just about cute newborn pics. It was raw as heck. Emotionally, physically, everything-lly.⁣⁣

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Mindset/Mental Health, Motherhood/Baby

Can you tap into your inner baby?


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For as long as they keep coming, I will never stop soaking up these moments. As a newborn it was all the time, and now only occasionally…. usually it’s just us, early mornings, when he falls back asleep nuzzled up on me.

My heart broke a little this morning thinking about the fact he will do this less and less as the months go on. Things are changing so fast. Every step forward, each milestone he hits, I look back and it’s a flash. Time is flying.

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