10 Celebrities Who Have Never Regretted Their Decision To Become Young Mothers
Becoming a parent is one of the greatest gifts life has to offer. The joy of welcoming a newborn into the family just can't be matched with anything else.
But being a young mom has never been easy. No matter what your circumstances may be, parenthood is a tough gig, and even more so at a young age.
People say giving birth in your twenties is much easier than doing it in your thirties or forties. But labor and birth are only the beginning, and being responsible for a tiny human is a whole other ball game.
Every second of every day becomes centered around caring for a child. Priorities shift, sleep becomes a luxury, and your entire identity is redefined as you navigate your way through motherhood.
All of a sudden, you find yourself the most important person in your little one's life. And everything that once seemed important to you just doesn't seem to matter anymore.
It's a beautiful, exciting, and incredibly terrifying journey to go on, and we admire all the incredible young mothers out there. So, to celebrate young moms everywhere, we have put together a list of 10 celebrity mamas who have never regretted their decision to become young mothers.
1. Brandy Norwood
Brandy was 23 when her daughter Sy'rai was born. At the time, Brandy was going through an identity crisis, but with the help of her family and friends, she was able to make a great life for herself and Sy'rai.
2. Candace Cameron Bure
Candace Cameron Bure and her husband Valeri Bure started their family young. Bure gave birth to Natasha when she was just 22.
The couple went on to have two more children, Maksim and Lev. Candace and Valeri are still happily married and thriving.
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3. Jamie Lynn Spears
Jamie Lynn Spears became a teen mom at the age of 17 when she had her daughter, Maddy. Jamie Lynn says being such a young mother had its challenges, but she has no regrets.
"I have met some of the most wonderful amazing moms who are anywhere from 20 years old to 50 years old," Jamie Lynn said. "So young or old, love is all it’s really about."
Adele gave birth to her son when she was 24. Despite adoring her new son, she suffered from severe postpartum depression at that time.
Adele says taking some time for herself once a week helped her get through that difficult period in her life. She has always spoken openly about her struggles.
5. Hilary Duff
Hilary Duff was 24 when she gave birth to her first child. The singer and actress says that she received a lot of criticism at the time.
Hilary says she was told, "You’re a baby having a baby." But Hilary felt it was the right decision for her and didn't let the negative comments affect her.
6. Kate Hudson
Kate Hudson gave birth to her first child, Ryder when she was 24. The actress has admitted that although 24 isn't necessarily considered very young to have a child, she felt like a teen mom at the time.
7. Victoria Beckham
Victoria Beckham is one of the most successful female celebrities around. But, despite all of her accomplishments, Victoria considers being a mother to be her greatest achievement.
Victoria gave birth to her first son, Brooklyn when she was 24. She and her husband David Beckham went on to have three more children, Romeo, Cruz, and Harper.
8. Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon has openly admitted that she was afraid of becoming a mom. "I was just like every other mom and dad trying to figure it out," the actress said.
Reese was 23 when her first child Ava was born, and she struggled to find the right balance between her career and motherhood. Ava is now 22, and Reese has no regrets about the sacrifices she made in her younger years.
9. Kylie Jenner
Kylie Jenner always wanted to be a young mom. She and her partner, Travis Scott had their daughter, Stormi when Kylie was just 20.
"This is what I want to do," Kylie said at the time. "And if people accept it or don’t accept it, then I’m okay with every outcome."
10. Sofia Vergara
Sofia Vergara became a mother at 21 when she gave birth to her son, Manolo. But being a young mother didn't hold Sofia back.
Instead, Sofia and Manolo conquered the world together. And Sofia has no regrets when it comes to the sacrifices she made in her twenties.
So, what do you think of all of these beautiful young mamas? Celebrities or not, we think all mothers are incredible and deserve to be celebrated.
After all, being a parent is the most important job on the planet. Not to mention the hardest!
We would love to hear your opinions on this. You can share your thoughts with us in the comment section.