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This New Mom Chronicled Her Baby’s First Year In Brutally Honest Doodles

It’s funny ‘cause it’s true.

1. Lucy Scott is a Scottish illustrator and mom with a wry sense of humor about the realities of parenthood.

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2. In her new book, Doodle Diary of a New Mom, Scott captures every glorious moment of spit-up and sore nipples with unapologetic three-color illustrations.

3. Like how parenthood totally doesn’t change you at all.

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You were always a zombie.

4. Or how it’s really super easy to get out the door.

Lucy Scott / Via Running Press

5. …and of course, the adventures you face when you actually make it out the door.

Lucy Scott / Via Running Press

6. Scott captures your first date night post-baby, just as you remember it.

Lucy Scott / Via Running Press

7. Along with the sweat and tears of long car rides.

Lucy Scott / Via Running Press

You’re in this together, you and that baby.

8. And also, that first epic, burned-into-your-memory-forever poo.

Lucy Scott / Via Running Press

9. Then there are the joys of breast-feeding. And sleep training. And sleep feeding.

Lucy Scott / Via Running Press

So. much. joy.

10. And the Edinburgh resident never, ever shies away from the moments when shit gets really real.

Lucy Scott / Via Running Press
Lucy Scott / Via Running Press

12. For more of Lucy Scott’s hilarious illustrations, check out Doodle Diary of a New Mom.

13. And welcome to parenthood.

Lucy Scott / Via Running Press

BuzzFeed Life has reached out to Lucy Scott for comment on her awesome illustrations.

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