When Bonnie Kimmerly gave birth to a baby boy in May, she found a new kind of creative inspiration. The new mom draws cartoons about her day-to-day parenting experiences -- from breastfeeding struggles to bath time woes to awkward interactions with strangers in public.
Kimmerly had always enjoyed drawing as a child but dropped the hobby as school and work took over her life, she told The Huffington Post. When she became a parent and started tracking her son's milestones in his baby book, Kimmerly found herself visualizing the events as cartoons in her head.
"I had an urge to get my cartoons onto paper," she said, adding that her husband soon brought home a sketchbook, which let her bring her ideas to life.
"I figured I could bore my friends and family with my daily parenting experiences, or I could share them in cartoon format," she said. "Plus, it's calming and therapeutic to draw and color when the day is over and the baby is sleeping!"
"I hope other parents can relate and find humor in my cartoons," Kimmerly continued. "Being a parent is a lot of work and you’re not alone in your experiences."
Keep scrolling at visit Kimmerly's website for a look at some of her spot-on parenting comics.
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