Motherlucker

    How to know if you’re a Motherlucker

    June 14, 2016
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    We don’t shy away from the shit stains on our shirts, we Instagram them.

    We think postpartum, breastfeeding struggles, and the inevitable redefinition of self that comes with new motherhood needs community and support, not hushed tones or quiet looks.

    We don’t care how you feed your baby; breast, bottle, or both. As long as they’re fed.

    We think raising kind, curious, generous, resilient kids is something that takes work, like, a lot of it… and we want a sisterhood to do it with.

    We think there’s more than one way to parent, and we want to know all our options before we choose what’s right for our kiddos and family.

    We’re ok with getting it wrong sometimes, as long as we try our best and get it right where it counts.

    We think your relationship needs as much effort as your parenting. Ok, maybe not as much.. but don’t forget about your partner, k?

    We don’t all glow when we’re pregnant, some of us just sweat and hurt, and eat.ml_plane

    We think it’s not only ok, but really important to still have your own interests and life.

    We support and encourage each other, judging is for the Olympics (and assholes).

    We think if someone gives you unsolicited parenting advice/judgment, you get to punch them in the face and walk away.

    We think that every momma has her journey, and they don’t all have to be the same. Or even similar.

    We think having a sense of humor about the ridiculous, gross shit our kids do is not only awesome but necessary.

     

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