Love looks different after kids.

It looks like dishes cleaned, laundry put away, and a random hug given at just the right moment.

Love looks different after kids.

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It looks like sitting in a car eating dinner and listening to music instead of going out to a fancy dinner.

Love looks different after kids.

It looks like home renovations, budgeting bills, and figuring out hard stuff together.

Love looks different after kids.

It looks like ordering my favorite coffee from Amazon because I forgot, helping meal plan/prep, and making doctor appointments.

Love looks different after kids.

It looks like a changed tire, an oil change, and a full tank of gas.

Love looks different after kids.

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It looks like working together to find the best method of behavior management for our children.

Love looks different after kids.

It looks like holding hands through test results, struggles, and tough decisions.

Love looks different after kids.

It looks like compromise, forgiveness, and empathy.

Love looks different after kids, but it sure feels stronger.

Holly Dignen

Holly Dignen is a Stay-At-Home Mom of two boys. She is also one of three Kid's Event Chairpersons for her neighborhood community. She has her Master's degree in Elementary Education and several years of teaching under her belt. When she isn't spending time with her beautiful family, she is volunteering or writing.