Many of us enter parenthood with the idealistic vision that our lives postkids will look exactly like our lives prekids, only with the addition of charming, well-behaved little people by our sides. Whether reality sinks in after a few days, weeks, months, or years, at some point, we look in the mirror and see the person we swore we'd never become. The one with Goldfish crumbs in the bottom of her handbag, a Costco card at the ready, and an exercise regime that consists of running after toddlers. The truth is, it feels pretty darn good to be in her shoes (er, sneakers).
Here, a few standout moments that got us to exactly the point that we're at today — proud, confident mamas, messy living rooms and all.
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