So what exactly is a mom supposed to look like anyway? 1 year ago

So what exactly is a mom supposed to look like anyway?

Does she wear an apron, a rockabilly dress, and have curlers in her hair?

Is she slaving away in the kitchen every evening while her husband brings home the bacon?

Has she been having children since she was 18-years-old because that's what she's supposed to do?

Or has she become something completely different?

Kim Kardashian recently shared a nude photo of herself on social media.

This is nothing extraordinary for Kim. In fact, she does it quite often.

She's a fan of uploading a family photo featuring herself, Kanye, North, Saint and, more recently, baby Chicago, and then almost immediately paralleling it with a tasteful topless photo of herself.

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Party of 5

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Side by side, the photos tell a story. For some, they portray a woman who is both a mother and a woman who wants to show off her body - because it's great, because she's proud of it, and because she knows she looks damn good.

Others though cannot see the photos in tandem. Or rather, they can but they wish that they weren't.

'You have children,' they write. 'You're a mother,' they say.

Your body should be for your husband, your body should not be public, your body should not be here.

Kim addressed the issues that people had with her being both a mother and a woman who chooses to share photos of her nude body back in 2016.

She wrote that she didn't understand why people got "so bothered" about what other people do with their lives.

"I don’t do drugs, I hardly drink, I’ve never committed a crime," she said, "and yet I’m a bad role model for being proud of my body?”

Kim went on:

"The body-shaming and slut-shaming - it’s like, enough is enough. I will not live my life dictated by the issues you have with my sexuality. You be you and let me be me.

“I am a mother. I am a wife, a sister, a daughter, an entrepreneur and I am allowed to be sexy.”

Women were once told that they couldn't 'have it all.'

You could either be sexy or sweet, a virgin or a vixen, the Madonna or the whore.

Being both was impossible. Existing in between wasn't allowed - it confused people. It made them angry.

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HAPPY SUNDAY 📷 KANYE

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We tend to forget that the Kardashians and the Jenners aren't like real people.

Sure, we get little glimpses of their real lives every now and then, but most of the time they're filtered, they're edited, and they are working.

Their lives are not like our lives.

They are not us.

Kim Kardashian is not the woman you see in the supermarket on a Wednesday with one kid throwing a tantrum on one side and another begging her for a bucket of Haribo on the other.

Her children aren't 'going to be bullied' because their mother shares photos of her body online.

They are not going to be 'ashamed' or 'traumatised' by what Kim has decided to post on her Instagram page.

They're going to be just fine.

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Baby Chicago

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In the past few years, Kim has done nothing to suggest that she is anything but a good mother.

She's a woman who cares about her family, who adores her children, who thrives in her business, and who knows how to work her angles better than anybody else on the planet.

Yes, she's a mom. Yes, she's got kids. And yes, she's allowed to be sexy.