Before I was a mom I was kind of naive.
I had a laundry list of things I wasn’t going to do when I had a baby, because I swore that I wasn’t going to let being a mom change me; I wasn’t going to be “that mom”.
Fast forward four months and here I am breaking all my own stupid rules and slowly but surely turning into…dun, dun, dun…”that mom”.
Find out why after the jump!
1. My Instagram is chock full of baby photos and little else
If you follow me on Instagram
, then I apologize for the onslaught of baby photos 24/7, but I just can't help myself. I swore I wouldn't be "that mom" who posted non-stop photos, but staying home with Fern all day has provided too much photo-taking temptation for me. I try to wait until she's making a particularly cute face or wearing a particularly cute outfit, but sometimes her loveliness in a particular light is enough to elicit an IG post.
Even though I may be “that mom” now, it’s totally worth it and I am completely happy.
Lauren Hartmann is the founder of The Little Things We Do, a blog about life and adventures in Portland Oregon. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook, or catch up on all of her posts here on Babble.