Just like there’s no rulebook in a relationship, there are no dos and don’ts for being a parent too. Every parent has a unique relationship with their kid and their experience might help other parents but it won’t serve as a lead to raise a child. Once you become a parent, every day comes as a lesson and on some days, parenthood seems more like ‘mentalhood’. To share her story and proving motherhood is ‘mentalhood’, Ankita Bhargava posted a hilarious video on her Instagram. (Also Read: Neha Dhupia Revealed The One Thing She Did Wholeheartedly Throughout The Nine Months Of Pregnancy)
Before we share the same, let us give a recap of Ankita Bhargava and her hubby, Karan Patel’s parenthood journey. It was an early Christmas for Karan and Ankita as the stork visited them with their little bundle of happiness on December 14, 2019, and since then, their lives have been revolving around their sweet baby, Mehr Karan Patel. On Valentine’s Day 2020, Ankita had posted a collage of pictures from her maternity photoshoot with Karan and had captioned it as “‘Aur Ab Poore Hain Hum’ Happy Valentines Day Best Boy Friend @karan9198 #bestvalentinesdayever #twomonths #rabbdimehr Thank you @sachin113photographer for capturing the ‘Real Us’.”
A while back, Ankita Bhargava gave a glimpse of her mentalhood journey and proved how motherhood made her silly. Ankita posted a video and wrote, “Motherhood has surely Made me Silly! EKKKKK Motherhood is surely MENTALHOOD! Hence proved! ‘‘All the sleeplessness in order to get Mehr to sleep and then missing her like crazy while Shez asleep peacefully is what MENTALHOOD is for me ! ‘EK nd UD I challenge u to post ur MENTALHOOD videos @urvashidholakia9 @ektarkapoor #myveryownchallenge #myfirst #mentalhood Videography credit @kunalogy.”
A few days back, Ankita Bhargava had penned down a note on her struggles in motherhood and how she realised the phrase, ‘motherhood changes you’. Explaining the same through her experiences, Ankita had written, “They say Motherhood changes You! Now I understand that it does! I dunno if it’s plain hormonal or due to increased Oxytocin and Dopamine levels in the brain but I feel more confident after becoming a mother... Confident about My Body (In this very Shape) It’s acceptable and I don’t beat myself up for how my body has changed Co’s my body literally manufactured/Manifested The Love that @karan9198 and I have for eachother ! Confident about singing out loud (for my baby)when people are around which was one of my major Fears (Given that I have learnt Hindustani classical for quite a few years) Co’s now it’s about Imparting music as I know it to my daughter and less about how people will perceive my singing.” (Also Read: Kalki Koechlin Shares A Cute Picture With Her Baby Girl, Calls Her Journey A 'Sleep Deprived Bliss')
Ankita Bhargava’s note further stated, “Confident about knowing when to stop fueling a useless conversation and wasting my time,I feel I have much more important things to do (for which I must save all my energy). Confident about my capabilities as a Mother,Cos I had always told Karan while I was pregnant that I really dunno how I’m gonna manage it all I don’t think i have it in me! But today I know that I AM DOIN A DAMN GOOD JOB (Pat on my back and a pat and big hug to all new mothers out there who are doin their best night and day). Trust me... We need this appreciation! And nothing is better than Self Love and Self Appreciation!”
Ankita Bhargava concluded her note with “Confident about learning new things (Without an iota of self doubt) that I have never ever experienced before and doing them with my own flair! Motherhood is a journey and all of us are on the right path... There is no wrong no this no that.. It’s all a learning and we are all doing the best and better than anyone else for our little ones! And I make it a point to enjoy each and every moment and never crib about anything coz this time,this very phase will never come back again! When God Gifts you what you had once lost... There can be no Complaints! Here’s to #motherhood.”
Last month, the first ever picture of Ankita Bhargava and Karan Patel’s daughter, Mehr Karan Patel had gone viral on social media and fans couldn’t help but swoon over their little baby girl. In the picture, Karan could be seen holding his little girl in his arms while Ankita was sitting beside them. In an interview with SpotboyE, Ankita had talked about how Karan is handling fatherhood and was quoted as saying, "I was in Operation Theatre and Karan was with me inside. The moment doctor informed us that it's a baby girl we were overjoyed as both of us wanted a girl and it happened. Our day starts with Mehr and ends with her. There is nothing else and nobody else on my mind. I try to accommodate Naughty in her schedule now because he is our first child and I have to balance both of them. I have to be with her all the time as she needs me the most." (Also Read: Shahid Kapoor's Explanation For Mira Kapoor's 'Blurry' Couple Picture Screams His Unconditional Love)
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