we DO know what to do, so don’t fool ourselves into thinking we don’t! I’ve found that they only way to handle everything across the spectrum is to focus on one thing at a time.
They’re so relatable that sometimes you even refer to them as your “friend” when speaking about them with other moms.
Cat & Nat are the moms behind the virally famous #momtruths, which have garnered hundreds of millions of views around the world.
Watching them makes you feel just a little bit less alone in this journey of motherhood, and that’s exactly what Cat & Nat want to do.
Sure, she helped me cope with certain things (as I do with my own kids) but the biggest life skill I want my daughters to master is to be able to handle any kind of situation that comes their way. I’ve known smart, capable and very accomplished women (with incredible drive and know-how) become mothers and then suddenly lose all common sense about how to tackle challenges and issues that might concern their momlife or families. Don’t try to slam it together between throwing the chicken into the oven for dinner and unloading the dishwasher.
Don’t let being parents cloud our own inner know-how… Focusing on one thing at a time helps me be more productive in the long run.
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) and I just started crying in my kitchen while I was getting their dinner ready.
They noticed and immediately got up from the table, came to me, threw their arms around my legs and said “Mommy, we’re here for you…
Figure out the formula that makes you feel most confident as a new mom and stick to it.
After having my first baby, I randomly started doing all these wacky things that empowered me in some way — spending as much time in my underwear as possible post-birth (the more I saw my post-baby body, the more desensitized I became and more body-confident I felt), hanging a large mirror in my kitchen (to force myself to say 3 nice things to my reflection every day), opting out of breastfeeding (I didn’t want to, and felt happier after deciding to give it up without guilt). (Sort of.) I’m so happy and proud of this book it’s ridiculous…