Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, July 03, 2014 08:45 am
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Mothers love to give others mothers advice. Most of the time, the suggestions are welcomed. Then there are the other times when the person dolling out the advice is someone to whom you would never listen, someone who shares no similar life experiences.
Celebrity moms often get criticized for explaining how hard their lives are or for suggesting tips for regular folks like us. But, most of the time, despite their warped sense of reality, there is some good information in there to be shared.
And, then there is Kim Kardashian, who this week offered her advice to working moms, unbelievably claiming to be one of them.
You’ve got to read it to believe it. Here’s what she said according to ABCNews.com:
"It is an adjustment trying to balance a career and motherhood for sure, but the key is to prioritize. You become more selective and work on projects that are so meaningful because you want every other waking moment spent with your family," the website stated. "You have to remember though to make time for yourself. If you feel good, you will be happy in your career and family life and everyone is happy!"
This is great advice for anyone who has disposable income to get daily massages and quick vacations to European islands whenever she would like it, which rules out 90 percent of the moms I know.
"I love being a mom! It’s the most rewarding feeling! I really love every phase!" Kardashian gushed, the website stated. "Just the way my daughter laughs with me, all of the small things in life you appreciate!"
In fact, being a new mom was so overwhelming that Kardashian admitted that she "found it challenging" to work again because she wanted to spend time snuggling and napping with her daughter. After awhile, though, she was able to adjust.
"Jet lag can be tough to adjust to, especially for a baby," she noted. "I think its important to travel with the necessities to make sure your baby gets a nap on the flight, and whenever necessary!"
It’s not even the overuse of exclamation points that annoys me the most, though that is also intolerable.
It is that she found it “challenging to work again” after her baby was born. What “work” is it that she does? From where I see it, she has a nanny watch her baby while she squeezes into a push-up bra and pouts and whines on camera for a few hours a few times a month. Oh, woe is her.
I shame any of you who helped mold her into the unnecessary use of space she is today by watching her show because now we have to deal with her making use of her baby to market herself further into our lives and to cope with her pretending to sympathize with real, hardworking moms like us.
Go away already, Kim. Now you're really starting to bother me. Since when did 15 minutes of fame last for years?