This post is sponsored by Baby Dove, all opinions are my own.
Even though I share openly about my life on social media, I am guilty of always sharing the good and not the bad.
As a mom of now five kids, whose home is currently in a state of disarray, who hasn’t cooked a meal in two weeks since bringing baby home, and who has cried herself to sleep more nights than she can count, I know what it’s like to look at the picture perfect Instagram photos, and say to herself “ugh, *insert random name’s* life is so perfect, why can’t I be like that?!”
Since bringing home Aaryn two weeks ago, things have been so hectic and chaotic to the point that I can’t see straight. My husband had to return to work, which meant I only had 4 days of downtime before it was back school drop-offs and pick-ups, ballet and golf lessons (not to mention parent-teacher conferences as well). It’s been rough, and by 7pm, I am done. Both physically and mentally.
As much as I’ve been kicking myself for not being like those picture-perfect moms who seem to bounce back after baby, I know that not everyone’s reality is going to be the same. There is no shame in me doing what I
Even though I don’t portray my day to day reality on social media, my reality is no different than that of millions of moms across the country. We spend our days constantly running and doing so much for everyone else, that we are often forgotten about. By the time we are able to catch a break, it’s often late at night.
My older kids are awesome helpers – very eager to be mommy’s helpers since
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Love of impromptu dance parties, 80’s cartoons, and horizontal life pauses (aka naps); Natasha Brown is a stay at home mom of 4 kids, and wife to one lucky guy! In her spare time, she is co-editor of Grits & Grace, as well as editor for The Mother Hustler Blog and Creative Director for the Mother Hustler podcast.