Then and Now: My Look Before and After Becoming a Mom

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My good friend (and beyond talented artist), Nicole Hance, recently posted some really funny sketches on her Instagram feed that showed her look pre- and post-babies. I died laughing and begged her to allow me to share them with my readers. I just know y'all can relate to this artwork depicting “Then and Now: My Look Before and After Becoming a Mom”:

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My good friend (and beyond talented artist), Nicole Hance, recently posted some really funny sketches on her Instagram feed that showed her look pre- and post-babies. I died laughing and begged her to allow me to share them with my readers. I just know y'all can relate to this artwork depicting "Then and Now: My Look Before and After Becoming a Mom":

Then and Now: My Look Before and After Becoming a Mom (featuring artwork by Nic Hance Lettering + Illustration

To clarify, pre-baby I dressed like someone who had time to shower, looked at fashion magazine, and was able to go to the gym on a regular basis. I had:

After 2 babies I dress like someone who might be homeless, may or may not be leaking as we speak, and you wonder if they've brushed their teeth today. I have:

  • four day old hair (not sure where this color came from…)
  • no make-up
  • caffeine (LOTS)
  • spit up
  • shirt that covers stomach plus and oversize jacket (it's probably my husband's…)
  • yoga or maternity pants (yes, STILL. Shut up.)
  • bag that came with the breast pump (contains diapers, formula, binkie, animal crackers, toys, outfits, bottles, random restaurant crayons, and my SANITY (scratch that – I can't find it anywhere)

Then and Now: My Look Before and After Becoming a Mom (featuring artwork by Nic Hance Lettering + Illustration

Can you relate to this illustration by Nic Hance Lettering + Illustration?