New Mom, Hang in There! 9 Things You Need to Hear Now! by Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead

Baby Parenting
a year ago
New Mom, Hang in There! 9 Things You Need to Hear Now!

New motherhood is amazing and beautiful, magical, even. But for a time it’s also exhausting and overwhelming. As someone who has made it safely to the other side of diapers and bottles and sleepless nights, here are some words of encouragement!

  • If the unsolicited advice you receive is helpful, take it. If it’s not, ignore it.
  • If the advice in all those baby books is helpful, take it. If it’s not, ignore it.
  • Don’t try to be Super Mom (no one likes her anyway).
  • Take it one day at a time.
  • Trust your instincts.
  • Ask for help (it really does take a village).
  • Know that it gets easier.
  • Know that you’re doing a great job.
  • Know that even if you’re un-showered and can’t remember the last time you changed your clothes, your baby thinks you’re the most beautiful creature on earth.

Welcome to parenthood!

Jennison Grigsby
Love it! Every mom needs to print this and hang it on their bathroom mirror!
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
I love this tip so much, Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead - every mom needs to read it!
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Thanks, ladies. I plan to share this one with my new mom friends. I hope it helps them!

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