One mom's recent confession about such a mom embarrassment is not only beyond brave, but LOL funny. Sophie Cachia, who blogs as Young Mummy, shares the story behind this seemingly-sweet family photo on Facebook.
"This here is a picture of a beautiful baby girl, a devoted father & husband, and a wife who just called that devoted husband to come out the front to her rescue with two towels because she totally pissed her pants in her car," Cachia writes in the now-viral post.
"Yep. That's right. A full bottle of water, a 4-month-postpartum pelvic floor, and a freeway standstill with traffic is NEVER a good combo," she says, adding, "And not just a dribble. Nope. It appears when you're so desperately holding on and you finally crack, the floodgates open and they cannot be shut."
Cachia ends her uber-honest post by writing, "I truly never though this would happen to me. But hey, there's a first for everything...right?"
Truer words have never been spoken! There are plenty of things I never imagined I'd experience until I became a mom. Perineal tearing. Boob leakage. Pushing my toddler out of the way because I have to pee worse than her. Just to name a few!
The good news seems to be that all of us moms go through these things, as the comments to Cachia's post prove.
"My pelvic floor has never been tha same after 3 kids..Wish someone warned me before kids!!" wrote one mom.
"Reminds me of after my first. About 1 week PP i decided I was losing my baby weight and getting fit again....i tried skipping....haha. pee all down my legs," confessed another mom.
"I weed myself a little today too," admitted yet another poster.
Can you relate to Cachia's experience?
Melissa Willets is a writer/blogger and soon-to-be mom of 4. Find her on Facebook where she chronicles her life momming under the influence. Of yoga.