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The perfect post-baby selfie: "My kids are worth this flabby belly!"

This mom shows off her post-baby with pride. And we love her for it!

Photo: Facebook

Photo: Facebook

 

Kimberly Henderson, known for her lullaby rendition of Whitney Houston’s “How Will I Know,” posted a wonderful selfie on Facebook last week. One where she showed off her post-baby belly.

And is she ever beautiful!

Henderson says people constantly tell her she has a perfect body after having four kids. So she uploaded a selfie showing her tummy without photoshop.

“Every day I get to wake up to four beautiful smiling faces and I’m reminded that they are worth this flabby belly and they are worth these stretch marks,” says Henderson in her Facebook post.

“I still wear a bikini because being a mother makes me feel beautiful… Not having a flat tummy.” She goes on to say, “Your body is beautiful… BECAUSE we ARE moms and we ARE superheroes and we freakin’ ROCK and in my opinion that is sexier than any six-pack!”

We here at Today’s Parent are all about celebrating the post-baby body—have you seen our groundbreaking cover? So we couldn’t agree more with Kimberly! #HeyBeautiful, show your belly with pride.

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