A month since she gave birth to her son Koa, Andi Eigenmann opened up about her rollercoaster journey of trying to balance time for herself and time for her kids.
Yesterday, February 18, the vlogger-actress shared some postpartum photos taken two weeks after she gave birth. In the caption, Andi shared how she's been enjoying the time with her kids, although she felt like she's using it as her "escape" for not feeling herself lately.
"As I've mentioned in every other pic I've posted of the kids, I've been enjoying every moment of my time with them, because it recently sunk in to me how fast our children grow," she began.
"While that is very true, I also may have been spending all my time with them to avoid facing the fact that I haven't been feeling like myself lately. I've been too unmotivated to keep up with my old (good) habits. And mind you, albeit having 3 kids, I know I do have the time. Because we're allowed to take some time to focus on ourselves too. Now as a result, in some way, I also know how it could (or does) affect my kids," she shared.
While it's a struggle for herself to get back on her feet, Andi learned how to cope in order to become the best parent for her kids.
"Now this is def not about bouncing back or wanting to look the way I did pre- pregnancy (although there should be nothing wrong with wanting that for your own body too cus its your body and you can do whatever makes you feel good about it). This is about feeling the way I used to."
"I've found that a great way to parent (IMO) is to strive to become a version of yourself that you love and makes you happy so that you can be a great example to your children too. 😃" she wrote.
In her recent vlog, Andi opened up about dealing with postpartum depression after her third pregnancy and how choosing to stay positive helped her get through it.
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