There are certainly times since I became a mother that I’ve doled out some mom advice to other moms, but I’ve seldom dealt out mom advice to younger women that weren’t yet parents…and DEFINITELY not on a large social media platform. However, that’s exactly what mom Nikki Pennington did on the Love What Matters Facebook page today, and I gotta admit…I kinda love it. This is totally the type of mom advice that future moms need to hear in my opinion!
In her post, Pennington juxtaposed two photos of herself: one pre-kids, and one post-kids. Then she went on to describe the way her life has changed since she became a mom, saying:
“Don’t be confused, that’s the same person you are seeing. On the left, that’s the me before I became a mom. Oh, how I remember her… She had endless time to get ready, put on makeup, fix her hair—and even coordinate outfits with jewelry. She even had time to go the beach and get a tan.
Then, there’s the mom version of me…
• The one who walks in the department store, heads straight for the yoga pants and cosmetics counter and says, ‘I need all your wrinkle cream and concealer that can hide the fact that I haven’t slept in seven years, now.’