|[accidentally good, blurry, sideshot post birth]|
But in reality, here’s what we’re thinking and feeling (and looking like if we’re being totally honest):
|[swollen, exhausted, flustered, trying desperately to smile through the fear + pain]|
HELP! I’M GOING CRAZY HERE. I’M TIRED, I’M HUNGRY, I’M SORE, I’M CONFUSED. I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO!!! WHAT DID I GET MYSELF INTO?
You are doing a great job!
But the reality is, new mom, you are doing an amazing job.
And really mean those words. Because nothing will lift a new mom’s spirits more and ease a stressed-out, worried mind then having another mom tell you that you’re good at this whole mom thing.