Mom Shares The Honest Reality Of Having Kids In 25 Brilliant Illustrations

Though parenting is rewarding, it certainly isn't easy...

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What is the hardest job in the world? Most people would likely answer “president” or “sewer cleaner.” If you ask Nathali Jomard, she’ll tell you the hardest — albeit incredibly rewarding — job is being a mother.

To prove her point, the French artist illustrates the playful and honest reality of having kids. From facing huge body changes to not being able to go to the bathroom in peace, she reveals a lot of the struggles stay-at-home moms and dads face when they choose to raise kids.

Some of the illustrations reveal the struggles many women go through during the different stages of maternity. As Bored Panda reports, they’re a real eye-opener for those who take their mothers for granted.

Learn more about Jomard’s work by visiting her website and Instagram.

Following are 20+ honest illustrations revealing the hardship of raising kids:

#1 The First Time You Breastfeed Is Unforgettable

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#2 You Can’t Find Peace Even When Sitting On The Toilet

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#3 Ahh Those Sweet Weekend Mornings When Your Child Wakes Up At 5 Am

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#4 Nothing Fits Anymore

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#5 Trying To Act All Put-Together When…

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#6 Intimacy Between You And Your Partner Becomes The Exception, Not The Rule

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#7 When Books Don’t Work Anymore You Try To Find Your Own Methods

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#8 You Never Imagined The Mess One Baby Could Make

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#9 They Don’t Care About Your Pain

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#10 And No One Told You The Best Toys For Your Baby Are Actually Random Everyday Items

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