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Scarred for Life (Judith)

In 1991, my then 73-year-old mother visited me in Paris for my 36th birthday. She’d made the long journey from the Dutch countryside by train, and while brewing a cup of tea, I drew her a bath. Unable to get out of the tub she called for help. While I’d often seen NIta in the [...]

Categories: 20+ Years Postpartum, Art, Child Loss, Mom over 30, Postpartum, Submissions

Awesome Husband (Halley)

My husband is currently working on an Art degree and for one of his assignments he had to draw a live person, and that person was me. At the time he drew these it was my first pregnancy and I was probably about 8 or 9 months pregnant. These really helped me boost my self [...]

Categories: Art, Belly, Breasts, First Pregnancy, Plus-Sized Mom, Pregnant, Submissions

Hi everyone, I wanted to post something a little different. I am a hobby Sculpter and was absolutely amazed to see such confidence, beauty and loving comments on this empowering website. I was feeling rather overwhelmed (in a good way) that something like this is here for all of us women to see that we [...]

Categories: Art, Submissions

Original entries here and here. I have posted recent photos of me twice before, but now I have a beautiful drawing a friend did, from the only photo I have of me pregnant, almost 26 years ago, 2 days before my son was born. I am going to display this in my lounge – my [...]

Categories: 5+ Years Postpartum, Art, Belly, Breasts, Pregnant, Submissions, Update