• N
  • Markham, Canada
  • 4 months ago

Motherhood TRUTH

“The truth is, I don’t understand motherhood. At least, I don’t understand the change that has happened to me, in me, and through me as a result of becoming a mother. I don’t know how to explain a kind of love that can simultaneously rip your heart open and mend it all in the same breath. I struggle to find words that encompass the reality of a life turned upside down but made whole in the midst of crazy, confusing, contradicting thoughts, feelings and actions. Motherhood doesn’t make sense; but something about the irony and the confusion of it all makes life feel complete. Motherhood is an adventure that will blow your mind, open your heart, and crush every idea you’ve ever had of what life was “supposed to look like” — all while revealing a strength, dignity, and perseverance that you never thought possible. Motherhood is hard, but most days, you will wake up grateful for a life beyond anything you could have imagined for yourself. Your children will complete you in a way no one else ever can or will. They will ground you when your head is in the clouds. They will remind you what life is all about and you will look to them for guidance, love, and fulfillment. Motherhood will push every limit, show you exactly who you are, what you are made of, and everything that you are capable of.” -Really feeling this. How has motherhood changed you? Share your thoughts, I would love to hear from you!
  • M
  • Murrells Inlet, United States
  • a month ago

I completely agree and love this post... I often think that to say I love my son is such a understatement but there doesn’t seem to be enough words in the world to convey the feelings for him. He is the best thing that has happened to my husband and I and cannot imagine we ever lived without him before. Of course it hasn’t always been rainbows and it has it’s tough moments as my mother passed 3 weeks post partum. He has kept me grounded and helped me become stronger then I ever thought possible 😍

  • E
  • Jamaica Plain, United States
  • a month ago

Thank you for sharing this. What you said about your son moved my heart. I’m so sorry you lost your mom. So hard.

  • D
  • Rocky Mount, United States
  • 3 months ago

Motherhood is an adventure like no other! It is definitely unique. For me being a mother changed the entire way I look at life! My little boy is the most precious, beautiful, and some days challenging gift I’ve ever been given!😂 It is amazing how one tiny little human being can completely alter your understanding of love. Even on the hard days, there is nothing better then being a mama!💜

  • B
  • Austin, United States
  • 4 months ago

Wowwww this spoke to me. Motherhood has made me want so badly to give more than my all every damn day, even when I don’t have it to give. Motherhood has made me want to be better than my mother was for my daughter and for me. Motherhood has torn me apart some days and made me question everything I’m doing and other days made me think that I’m doing the dang thing. Motherhood has filled me with more love than I ever could have imagined. ♥️

  • J
  • Fort Myers, United States
  • 4 months ago

Love this! especially the part about being better than my mother, I figure if I can at least accomplish that every day I’m not doing so bad!

  • L
  • Manhattan, United States
  • 4 months ago

I love this! I struggle so much with the whole mom thing. It seems like all my mom friends were made for this and I'm still missing the old me. But at the same time I love being my son's mom and wouldn't trade it for the world. Ya know? So many happy and sad emotions all at once.

  • L
  • Manhattan, United States
  • 4 months ago

He's 8 months! Yours?

  • N
  • Meriden, United States
  • 4 months ago

Gosh so we’ll said-amazing all the emotions and anxiety we go through. How old is your son?

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  • A
  • Aurora, United States
  • 4 months ago

Did you make this? 😍

  • E
  • Jamaica Plain, United States
  • 4 months ago

Here is the article it is from. I actually like the second half of the article so much! It gets to the dark and hopeless feelings you sometimes have as a mom. https://www.babble.com/parenting/the-truth-about-motherhood/

  • L
  • Manhattan, United States
  • 4 months ago

I need to know this too!

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