Being a mom is really hard sometimes and I feel like it's important to say it in these times when it is and feels especially true.
There really isn’t a great, non-awkward way of telling a stranger you see kicking ass at being a parent that they are kicking ass at being a parent.
I basically prepped for this birth like an athlete before a big event. I mean, that's essentially what it is.
Then I got a piece of advice I carry with me to this day from the most trusted of sources: Tyra Banks in cycle 5 of America's Next Top Model.