One of my favorite beauty bloggers, Milabu, gave birth to a baby boy in June.
She’s been chronicling her pregnancy in addition to the beauty products she tests out and I was anxious to hear how everything went.
Thankfully, besides an unplanned c-section, all is great.
I haven’t really been captured by pregnancy stories until Milabu came along.
Mostly because that chapter of my life is done and over with.
I will not be having any more children, contrary to some family predictions.
It’s just me, my 21-year old son and my 19-year old daughter.
But watching Milabu recount her birth story took me back.
Oh, did it take me back to when I was a young mother.
There’s such a steep learning curve.
Figuring out what cry means what.
Nursing (enough said).
So much goes into becoming a new mom and every thing you learn you’re learning while being severely sleep deprived.
You can imagine some internet trolls have come out of the woodwork, to criticize Milabu’s mothering.
I say to hell with all the haters.
Raising another human being is the toughest job out there and every mom out there deserves credit for taking on the huge task of bringing another life into the world.
Way to go, Milabu!