This Mom’s Reasons for Not Being a ‘Crunchy Mom’ Anymore Are Totally Relatable

Ya’ll, I was to the ten with my knowledge"

Now more than ever we seem to label mothers and put them in these unrealistic boxes. Maybe you’re a helicopter mom, or a crunchy mom, or a tiger mom, or a lazy mom or even a sanctimommy. Society seems to think that moms need these labels in order to decide how they will parent their children.

When we first get pregnant, we have an ideal in our heads about the kind of mom we want to be. Maybe we want to be the kind of mom who breastfeeds exclusively for a year. Perhaps the plan was to make only homemade, organic baby food. Or maybe co-sleeping is important, or baby wearing. Or maybe you plan to formula feed and use disposable diapers. Whatever you choose, there’s typically a label for it.

One mom who was determined to a natural, healthy mom, a crunchy mom, reveals the scary circumstances that made her happy to relax a bit and and stop obsessing over being ‘crunchy.’

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Kelli is a Lead Writer at Hot Moms Club. She's a Canadian living in the US with a longstanding love affair with entertainment news and celebrity gossip. She has written about it for some of the most popular websites in both Canada and the US including Entertainment Tonight Canada, I'm Not Obsessed and Babble. When she's not chauffeuring her 4 kids back and forth to the rink for various hockey and figure skating activities, she can be found glued to Netflix or reading a great book.

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