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

Wit and Wisdom Newborns
4 years 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!

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Jennison Grigsby
Love it! Every mom needs to print this and hang it on their bathroom mirror!
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
I love this tip so much, Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead - every mom needs to read it!
Meredith Schneider
Love this! And so TRUE!
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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