Kate Ferdinand Shares Sweet Note From Stepchildren After They Overhear New Mum Crying
Kate Ferdinand has shared an emotional note sent from her stepchildren after they overheard her crying.
Kate, who welcomed baby son Cree in December, posted the adorable note on her Instagram page. It read: "Pls stop crying, I love u" along with a cute hand drawn heart.
Alongside the image, Kate addressed fellow mums and anyone who is struggling in lockdown, and fans have praised her for the comforting and honest words.
She wrote: "Just when I thought the screaming baby would drown out the sound of my tears, I get this through the door :cry: asif I wasn't emotional enough :cry::heart:.
"To new mums, mums, step mums... and anyone who is struggling in lockdown, I feel you! Sometimes we just need to sneak in our room and have a little cry... even then, because of lockdown, we may have lots of little ears :ear: listening in.
"A mix of the new baby, lockdown, kids at home and lack of sleep have well and truly got me. I feel like I'm a robot going through the same routine daily, feed baby, wind baby, wait for him to wake and repeat."
Kate, 29, went on to explain that although she feels incredibly lucky, she has been feeling low.
"Don't get me wrong I am blessed to live the life I do; a husband, 4 beautiful kids, 2 dogs (1 that's still protesting because of baby:expressionless:!!) ... some moments I'm feeling amazing and full of love, but I'm too often left feeling low, like I can't escape," she wrote.
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"I'm not sure if this is the after effects of an emergency c section, or the stress of another lockdown - maybe it's even a mix of both.
"I feel so lucky to have just welcomed a beautiful baby boy into the world, some people never get to experience this amazing feeling, but my emotions and anxiety are at an all time high... all my coping mechanisms I've learnt over the years to keep my anxiety at bay I can't utilise. A workout, a long walk, some alone time.
"Everything passes, and I know too this soon shall pass, I'm just in it right now. This is all new to me as I never normally talk openly with how I'm feeling on here in the present, I always open up when I'm feeling better or it leaves me feeling really vulnerable... but your messages made me feel so much better last time and not alone.
"Now I feel I have a duty to show you the real not so perfect me... here I am sharing how I'm feeling for anyone else feeling the same, I hope how I'm feeling can give you some comfort that you are also not alone."
Ever since Kate posted the snap, followers have been praising her for the touching words while other mums, including Fearne Cotton, showed their support, too.
"A powerful, important message Kate. None of us should be breezing through this. It's a big daily challenge. Thank you for sharing. So much love to you," wrote Fearne.
Meanwhile one follower commented: "Sooo glad you are sharing the reality of being a new mum in the middle of a pandemic!
"This post will mean so much to so many women going through/and have been through a similar thing. You are amazing! You got this girl."
We're sending so much love to Kate, and all the other new mums!
Featured Image Credit: Kate Ferdinand/Instagram
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