The Hidden Perks of Young Motherhood

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There are so many little-known benefits to starting a family early — perks I would have loved to know at 22 years old.

No one told me that young motherhood can be an incredible motivator to better ourselves, tackle our goals, and redefine what's important in our lives.


Or that young moms don't have a decade of "me" time to get used to — with lazy weekends, a hefty vacation fund, and adult lifestyle habits to undo.


Or that our kids will be grown by the time our currently childless friends are in the trenches of parenthood. After all, IT'S ONLY FOR NOW.

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Here are some of my other favorite reasons to love being an Early Mama, which weren't included in the article:

What's your favorite perk of early motherhood?