Mother Of 5 Children Shared Photos Of Her Belly To Show That Woman Body Is Always Beautiful

Articles Jul 20, 2019 21:38

Some people look only on the outside and don't know the true meaning on the inside. People always judge the book by its cover, and most of the time truth of beauty is something deep and not superfictial. That's what this mom of 5 are telling through her amazing photos showing off her belly.

Let Break introduce you to Brenda Stearns: mother, influencer, and role model.

Mother Of 5 Children Shared Photos Of Her Belly To Show That Woman Body Is Always Beautiful
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Brenda Stearns is originally from Mexico but moved to the US years ago. By a lucky mistake, she once texted the wrong number and ended up marrying the guy behind the phone. Today they live in Ohio and Brenda shares her happy life surrounded by diapers, homeschooling, and 5 kids on Instagram. She was living a happy life until depression came her way.

Mother Of 5 Children Shared Photos Of Her Belly To Show That Woman Body Is Always Beautiful
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She had had her 5th baby and was suffering from postpartum depression. 3 months had already passed, but her body wasn’t returning to her pre-baby shape. She didn’t feel comfortable in her own skin and felt unhappy. That was until she decided to stop focusing on emotion and start focusing on reality. “The reality is that my body is strong and beautiful...and so is yours,” Brenda posted.

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Mother Of 5 Children Shared Photos Of Her Belly To Show That Woman Body Is Always Beautiful
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She took the shot above and posted it on social media. “I took this photo to remind myself that it doesn’t matter what our bodies look like at this present moment — it’s time to celebrate our own beauty!” she shared. Most of us would find that inspiring, but many called this woman disgusting for showing off her maternal body.

Mother Of 5 Children Shared Photos Of Her Belly To Show That Woman Body Is Always Beautiful
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She wasn’t belittled by the mean comments. Instead, she started a movement to raise awareness about the beauty of motherhood. Women have praised her for the strength and motivation she gives them and for the work she’s been doing in normalizing the postpartum body. “You’re amazing, mama!” is a regular comment on her posts. She now has more than 25,000 followers eager to listen to her advice, motivation, and stories about her kids.

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Mother Of 5 Children Shared Photos Of Her Belly To Show That Woman Body Is Always Beautiful
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But one of the most meaningful messages she’s trying to pass through is to remember that kids look at their mamas as a whole. “They know our hearts and love us unconditionally. And that is all that matters”, Brenda states. Judgemental comments are worthless compared to that.

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Mother Of 5 Children Shared Photos Of Her Belly To Show That Woman Body Is Always Beautiful
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In a time where beauty standards seem to be a rule, it’s always good to hear the story of a brave woman who defies them. What would you say to moms around the globe who feel a bit dissatisfied with the way they look? How would you convince them that their body is proof of their love? Write it in the comments below!

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