When it comes to the more challenging parts of motherhood, Serena Williams just gets it. The tennis star became a mother to her first daughter, Olympia, a year ago. Since then, she’s become vocal about what it’s really like behind the scenes of mama life.

On Thursday, Serena posted a photo on Instagram of her living room – or what’s left of it, now that she has a kid. Like many parents, Serena’s once-pristine living space is now full of toys, toys, and more toys.

“Sometimes I have to throw my hands up in the air,” Serena wrote. “#thismama used to have a living room. Now I just have a playroom. When did that happen?”

Moms everywhere can completely relate. They responded to Serena’s photo with messages of solidarity, support, and advice.

“We used to have a house… Now the whole house is a playhouse,” one fan commented.

“At least you can still see the floor,” another wrote.

Bringing moms together is Serena’s latest mission, which is why she shares honest posts like this with her hashtag, #thismama.

Last year, all-star athlete Serena Williams and husband, Alexis Ohanian, welcomed their first daughter, Olympia.

Olympia is a complete cutie who has stolen not only Serena and Alexis’ hearts, but also all of ours!


And since becoming a mom, Serena has become extremely vocal about the realities of motherhood.

She’s opened up previously about postpartum depression, as well as the difficulties of balancing motherhood with her career.

And she’s even gotten real about the completely unglamorous parts of motherhood, like trying to travel with a baby.

Serena’s candidness has made her an…

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