In case you missed last week on my Instagram…
Current plan. 📝 When we feel ourselves sinking, when the responsibilities feel too heavy, when our mistakes seem to catch up to us… we still have choices. _ We can break down with validity in doing so. We can take it even further and feel depressed or let anxiety take hold and paralyze us down to our souls. _ Alternatively, we can go the opposite direction at 100MPH and handle our shit like the badasses we are. We can take that further too and do it with a smile and grace that will help us work through the chaos. _ It won’t be easy babe, but it will be worth it. It will get us to where we want to be. And it will make our story that much more interesting. #nevergiveup
This is what being successful and rich looks like to me. ❤ It may look like something different you and that’s OK! _ About 60 months of pregnancy, two miscarriages, some births that were traumatic and others that were healing, postpartums that went smooth and others that were overwhelming and intense with depression and anxiety, and a lifetime honorary spot on #teamnosleep earned. _ This love though, THIS amount of unconditional LOVE, is immeasurable and a gift that can’t be bought no matter how much money you have. _ They are hope when life is difficult. They are the pure light in dark moments. They are the next generation. They will move mountain, make change, and love fiercely. They are my why in this life and I pour everything I possibly can into loving, raising, and guiding them. One day I’ll be surrounded by their partners and spouses, their children (some human and as my oldest has assured me only fur babies for her) and this love will be multiplied more than I can fathom. _ To me, I am the wealthiest women on the planet and I’m so grateful. It’s all worth it friends and we are doing the most important work on this planet. 🌎 Never doubt it. Love, Mama J #selflovegeneration #raisingkidswithoutfear #januaryharshe
Gratitude. It’s easy to get stuck in a rut. Life can be extremely difficult and there are bumps along the way, painful experiences, and many ups and downs. Here’s the truth if it… we still get a choice how we take on the day. So, today we can keep complaining about the same things OR we can realize that’s gotten us nowhere so try something new. 💁🏻 It’s really the same amount of energy either way. As my grandmother always told me when I’d go to her complaining, “Darling, sit down and start writing out every blessing you have, you’ll be surprised how long the list is, and then we’ll talk.” ❤ Everytime she was right.
#FBF to when I wasn’t going to post this picture. I was going to keep the photographer from sharing it as well. _ Then I thought about it all day long. I went back and looked at it as if I was looking at another woman. Another mom who had grown and birthed six kids. Another mother breast-feeding, nurturing, and loving her child while connecting with other amazing women. _ It was then I thought that this is so beautiful how could I not love it? ☺️ Sometimes on our journey to self-love, we have to step back and look at ourselves from a different perspective (it’s why I don’t hate on selfies). Learning to love ourselves as-we-are is always an ongoing journey, but a needed one! _ The next picture of yourself you see, look at it as if you’re looking at a friend, then remember to be your own friend. ❤ Love, Mama J #birthwithoutfear #2016 #breastfeedwithoutfear #solidarity #findyourvillage #leggingsonpoint
Received many looks at the airport today wearing this badass outfit. Was I insecure about it? Hell no! I fucking owned it and didn’t blame anyone for checking out my ass. 🍑 Be you, love your body, and own your style unapologetically. Because your body is no one else’s business. 😘 #selflovegeneration #youdoyouboo #januaryharshe #bodypositive
When you look in the mirror you have a choice… You can be mean to the person staring back, letting all your insecurities lash out at them. You can nitpick and criticize her (him). You can make that person never feel good enough. You can hurt them. _ Or you can look at that beautiful human staring back at you and be her (his) friend. You can compliment anything and everything you can find. You can be kind and give grace to her (him). You can love that person and celebrate their unique soul. _ Today, try to be your own friend, advocate, and lover. 😘 Love, Mama J #selflovegeneration