Musician and mother of four Kimberly Henderson has always gotten compliments on her “perfect” body. But she wants others to finally know exactly what “perfect” looks like: it comes in all shapes and sizes and stretch marks and a not-so-flat tummy can be a badge of honor.
In a Facebook status that’s gotten over 125,000 likes and 12,000 shares in less than a week, Henderson shared that she loves to work out and had a six-pack before she was pregnant. Now, she writes, “Even though I work out I know its not going to make my loose skin tight.. Or my stretch marks disappear ever lol and I’m ok with that because everyday I get to wake up to 4 beautiful smiling faces.” Ah, the joys of motherhood! (Just don’t forget that even supermodels like Chrissy Teigen get ’em, too.)
We love her attitude about feeling good about herself, not trying to look good for other people: “I still wear a bikini because being a mother makes me feel beautiful..”
Henderson reminds us of Rachel Hollis, another mother who earned respect when she posted a bikini photo showing off her “permanently flabby” belly. Someone get these two moms a babysitter so they can have a night out on the town. They deserve it.