Disclosure: I’m sharing how it’s ok to laugh as as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars and Poise #LadiesWithPoise
Growing up I remember watching my mom with my aunts, who were like second mothers to me and part of some secret club of best friend sisters. They would chat for hours, boss each other around, give unrequested suggestions on how each of them should live their lives, hold each other during times of life that were too hard to go through alone and best of all they would always find ways to laugh together. If my cousins or I didn’t think they were funny, it would only make them laugh harder and more. They have always been their own little band of merry women.
I’ve learned a lot from them all growing up. How to be a strong woman who is filled with self-confidence is an incredible gift I’ve learned by watching these women together. My mother always just has strength radiating from her and this was something I have always wanted to embody within myself.
There are those moments in your life where you go from one level of maturity to a whole other type of existence just by getting through a life event. Some of those moments in life that hurt and others that bring joy but all make us who we are. There are other moments when my mother reminds me of how some things tough emotional time shall pass and help make us who we are.
There are also those “Ah-Ha” moments that many of us go through in life. For me there was graduating college and living on my own. That was sure an “Ah-Ha” moment when I started paying all my own bills (my dad paid my easy pass so I could always get home!) I would call home and my mom would remind me how when they were younger they never had money and worked hard to make things work. So, I followed the path they put down for me and worked hard to pay my bills and build my own world.
The “Ah-Ha” moment before I married my husband, who I loved deeply and had absolutely no reservations at all that he should be my partner in life, but I was still scared. My mother gave me her advice “Sarah, why are you worried? There is always divorce!” She just broke it down and made it all seem so silly that I worried. By the way she has been happily married to my dad for over 40 years and Rob and I are coming up on 10 (but it’s nice to have options)
When our first baby was born I had a ton of Ah-ha moments. I had the “OMG, I’m a mom moment” the “How long will I bleed for moment?” (I had no idea!) and the “I can never sneeze or cough too much again moment!” You heard me, I just went there, but we all know it’s true. Though I won’t go into the reasons or details why and how, pregnancy and childbirth do a million crazy things to your body and this is one of them!!
Caught up in the moments of surreal joy when my first baby arrived, I was also grateful, once again, for my mother’s advice. My mom understood the love of a new child. How emotional and spiritual it could feel and the overwhelming love and emotions that took over my body. My mom always breaks things down for me (remember the divorce advice!) well after childbirth you’re filled with hormones, hence the insane emotions and well if you find yourself leaking a bit when you sneeze then get yourself some Poise* Impressa* Bladder Supports.
Poise Impressa Bladder Supports are comfortable and can help discreetly prevent leaks for up to 8 hours every day. Poise Impressa Bladder Supports are available in three sizes that adapt to the unique internal shape of each woman’s body. They are the the first over-the-counter internal product designed to help stop leaks before they happen!! There you have it, it’s now ok to laugh and sneeze again!! Because moments with sisters, friends and your own little secret club of women are too important to not be protected against life’s little battle wounds of motherhood; Poise Impressa Bladder Supports are there for you when you need them the most!