Jessica Alba Shares Thoughts On Motherhood

Jessica Alba took to Instagram to share the latest photo of her family - and also her thoughts on motherhood.

You can check out her post and her super relatable words below.

Motherhood: it’s a doozy, isn’t it? Your world gets turned completely upside down. Everything you thought you knew about what was important is no longer. And all the things you once took for granted — like sleep, and sitting down to eat an actual meal — become the greatest luxuries. Little people change you. To love and need someone that much and have them love and need you just as much…it’s the best and hardest and most heartbreaking thing there is. I still can’t believe it, but my oldest baby is almost 10 years old. And you know what? She doesn’t need me in the same ways she once did. There goes that heartbreak again…but it’s true. The time we have with our little ones when they’re actually little is so fleeting. And it’s a reminder for me to be present and cherish every messy moment. Every tantrum, every tired cry, every bit of these days that sometimes feel like they’ll never end. Because the truth is, they will. As a first-time mother, I was still learning about this person I had become. And I felt like everything had to be just perfect. But these days, I’m ok if my baby cries a little bit…because I know he’ll be ok. And so what if the dishes pile up in the sink…and if my living room looks nothing like the Instagram post five seconds after I take the picture. It’s all ok. This Mother’s Day (and really, every day), I want to thank you for trusting us @honest to be a part of your journey. And I want to let you know that even if it doesn’t always feel like it, you’ve got this. It’s not gonna be perfect. But you’re an amazing mama. And that’s everything. xo. 😘❤️✨

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Fans were quick to comment on her post, relating to Alba's experiences with motherhood. One follower wrote, "Thank you for these lovely words, they really resonate with me. Hope you had a lovely mother's day". Another user expressed her gratitude with Alba's positivity saying,  "Well said. Hope you had a Wonderful Mother's Day. Thanks for the continued inspiration".


Jessica, 37, is the mother to three children; Honor, 9, Haven, 6, and Hayes, four months.

The actress, who is married to Cash Warren, does not share many moments from her home-life publicly. She tends to keep her personal life private.

"I just don't need to use social media as therapy and tell everyone, 'Today I f**ked up as a mom.' It's none of your damn business," she shared. "People know enough about me. I make mistakes all the time…and sometimes when I get together with my friends, we’ll reflect on how we’ve made similar good and bad decisions. It’s like ‘Yeah, that was humbling.’ Then you move on and have a glass of wine".

Alba is also busy running her business, The Honest Company, which she founded in 2012.  The organization is built on giving consumers safe and trusted products for their family. Their website states, "We're a wellness brand with values rooted in consciousness, community, transparency and design. And we're on a mission to empower people to live happy, healthy lives. Every day and in every way, we hold ourselves to an Honest standard. Because we believe that what you put on, in and around your body matters. A lot".

The actress is working hard to retain control of her company's image, fighting lawsuits that allege that her non-toxic, organic products actually had ingredients in them that were not exactly natural. Honest Co. has settled at least two lawsuits pertaining to ingredient labels, but Alba herself was never named directly in the suit.

Despite these issues, Alba's company has constantly been trying to do good. Yesterday, the company donated one-and-a-half million diapers to Baby2Baby. What an amazing Mother's Day gift!

We think her words are extremely relatable for so many moms out there. What do you think? Let us know in the comments!






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