How To Feel Good About Yourself Again After Becoming A Mom

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Hey Mama friend,

One of the things that we often forget when we become parents is that we matter too. We know that the kids have to come first and that there is a lot that they need from us, but this does not mean that you do not deserve to do things for yourself.

You are just as important as everyone else in your household, and it’s time that you start taking care of yourself as though this is true. If you’re not sure how to do this anymore, then it’s a good thing that you have stumbled across this article because we’re going to remind you. Keep reading down below if you would like to find out more.

How To Feel Good About Yourself Again After Becoming A Mom 

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Make Time For Yourself

The first thing that you should be doing is making time for yourself. You deserve time to yourself the same way that everyone else deserves your time. There is nothing wrong with giving yourself some alone time every now and then, and anyone who says otherwise is lying. It’s important that you block some time off for yourself whether it’s just to have a bath or a shower without someone shouting for you, whether you want to sit and read some of your favorite book or something else entirely.


You can ask someone to watch the kids for a little while as you just completely relax. This might be tough the first couple of times that you do it because you’re not used to it anymore, but we promise that once you get the hang of it, you will feel so much better.


Identify What Will Make You Feel Better

Another thing that we recommend is that you start to identify what will make you feel better. If you have lost your confidence since becoming a mom and you want to make yourself feel good, you need to know how you can go about doing this.

For some people, it’s going to be a case of working to get back to their body before they have a baby, and for others, it’s going to be a little more than that. For example, if you have lost some facial volume, this may really be bothering you. The good news is that you can treat loss of facial volume, you just need to speak to the right professional.


As soon as you figure out what will make you feel better, things will start getting better because you can make some active changes. We know that this can be tough when there are a lot of things that you need to do, so you often push yourself to the back of the queue, but it’s okay to be at the front sometimes, you know?


Do The Things That Make You Happy

The things that make you happy are essential to life, and you need to stop missing out on them. Just because you are a parent now, that doesn’t mean that you are no longer a person, and as a person you get to do the things that make you happy.

If you love to read, make time to read. If you love to go to the gym, make time for this. If you love to paint, bake, or take pictures, make time for it. Happiness is important in life, and it’s time that you stopped sacrificing yours and losing a little piece of yourself every single time.


Health Is Important

The last thing that we’re going to mention on this list is that your health is important. We know many moms out there who just eat their kid’s leftovers because it’s easier than making another meal. We know a lot of moms out there who are too exhausted to take care of themselves properly, but this is only going to make you feel worse.

Your health will contribute massively to how you feel and how confident you are, so you need to take care of this properly. Even if it’s just the bare minimum, you will feel better for it.


Hopefully, you have found this article helpful, and now see some of the things that you should be doing to ensure that you feel good too. You deserve more than putting yourself last all of the time! You deserve to feel good about yourself, and you deserve to be happy in your own skin, which is what we want for you too. We know that sometimes it can be hard, but we promise you that it’s worth every little bit of effort that you put into it.

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Much love, JessXO 

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