This Mom Chronicled Her Baby’s First Year In Doodles, And It’s So Accurate It Hurts

Everyone knows that motherhood isn’t all rainbows and roses, like most new mothers would have you believe. It is, therefore, quite refreshing to see an honest-to-goodness and somewhat brutally honest take on parenthood in Doodle Diary of a New Mom, the newest book by Scottish illustrator and mother, Lucy Scott.


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With her unapologetic sense of humor and clever artistry, Lucy creates three-color illustrations that honestly depict motherhood and its pitfalls in a humorous light.


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How breastfeeding is a real joy.


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How having a baby can bring two people closer together.


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How spontaneous you can be.


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How fun road trips are.


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How adventurous you will be.


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How you’ll still be the same person.


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And how well you’ll appreciate simple joys.



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Indeed, it’s as real as sh*t gets.


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Check out Lucy Scott’s Doodle Diary of a New Mom for more hilarity.