“Before I Had Babies, I Never Appreciated…”
No doubt about it – you love baby, but sometimes it’s nice to look back and reminisce… Photo: Mary Grace Long Photography
“My son destroys every room on every floor of my house, so I definitely never appreciated a clean house. Now, I have given up on the idea of actually keeping it clean.” -- Danyielle K.
“I didn’t appreciate not having to know where everything is in my house at all times and also not being asked a hundred questions every morning before nine.” -- Kimberley M.
“I never appreciated how amazing life is, seeing my daughter experience the world for the first time makes me stop and look at things in a way I’ve never seen them before. It reminds me that the world is an incredible place and life can be full of those little moments.” -- Ashley R.
“Waking up on my own! Not waking up to ‘Mommy, I leaked…’” -- Kelly L.
“I never appreciated sleeping in and running errands by myself.” -- Chara R.
“I miss staying out late and shopping without a schedule.” -- Alan P.
“Going to the potty by myself!” -- Brandi H.
“A long hot shower – it feels like forever and a day since I had one.” --Jessie T.
“I can make time for everything else I want to do, but sleep is just elusive!” -- Camille K.
“My mom and grandma, definitely -- now I know what they went through.” -- Rebecca T.
“Being able to just go do something and not have to plan out naps and packing the diaper bag.” -- Nicole C.
“I miss sitting down for a meal and actually getting to eat it in peace, without holding or feeding a baby.” -- Jessica N.
“Definitely my body! Oh, to have that figure back – not that it was amazing, but it was better than I gave myself credit for!” --Tiffany H.
“Before I had babies I didn’t have that constant feeling of responsibility and worrying about them at all times.” --Femke M.
“Hot meals! I miss those.” -- Amber R.
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