It’s no secret that Bindi Irwin, her husband Chandler Powell and their daughter Grace Warrior are the epitome of a perfect family. While we deeply admire our favorite father-daughter-parents who live and work at the Australian Zoo, Irwin recently opened up about the picture-perfect expectations she created. yes when pregnant with Grace – and what it’s like to be a mother in reality now, thirteen months later.
In the May 23 cover story of People magazine, Irwin was super honest about all the ways she eagerly plans to raise Grace before having her baby. “I had this whole plan,” Irwin said. “Like, ‘Here’s what I’m going to do with the food, and this is what we’re going to do with the sleep routine.’ Then she was born, and everything was thrown out the window.”
Come on, we’ve all been there – the star-studded moments throughout pregnancy, when we feel ambitious enough to make all our baby food from scratch and keep our babies a meticulous sleep schedule. A year later, Irwin changed her mind when it came to raising her daughter with Powell. “Now I think, ‘If I could get her to eat vegetables, I’d win,’ ‘ she said.
Irwin has an important message for other parents she also learns in her first year of parenting – and it’s a great way for new and seasoned parents to who struggle with expectations that are difficult to meet in their parenting. Irwin suggests: “I think every parent should know it’s okay if you don’t do the exact things in the book. “You have to find your own rhythm.”
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https://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/2567417/bindi-irwin-expectation-reality-motherhood/ Bindi Irwin Gets Real About Expectations and Reality for Motherhood – SheKnows