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Every shared photo on Instagram doesn’t really tell us the whole story. With every perfect shot comes a series of filters to create that Instagram-worthy photo.

Parenting bloggers from the UK know this fact more than anyone else. Here’s what really happens behind these bloggers’ IG posts.

Behind every perfectly plated cake is a child throwing a tantrum, but of course, it’s not in the photo.

Bridie By The Sea, a mother and lifestyle blogger, shared, “It took two of us to distract Emma and coax her out of having a complete meltdown.

Despite the absolute chaos we had caused in the kitchen, it was a success. It’s all about balance — enjoying the moment together regardless of mess and chaos.”

“I mainly try to ignore those pressures, it’s tough enough being a mother these days,” said Elfa a.k.a Californian Mum in London.

“While I will sometimes share the better photos and not share the utter mess of my life, I like my blog and social media to be a fairly accurate portrayal of my family life.” , she added.

The photos may look amazing but after the shot, there’s the cleaning up to think about.

“Before I had children, I had images of me and my little angels sat at the table mixing ingredients, laughing over the flour making clouds, each of them having a spoon of cake mixture to lick clean and lots of fun sprinkling toppings of fairy cakes.”

“I repeat… before I had children,” said Budding Smiles blogger Hannah.

Reality will always be far different from what you envision.

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Hannah added, “Picture perfect scenes of beautiful culinary creations are undoubtedly beautiful and in many ways inspiring, but as a less-than-Pinterest-perfect mama, they sometimes leave me feeling deflated and lacking in the creative department. While ‘perfect’ pictures inspire; they don’t always tell the full story.”

Everything that is happening behind the scene doesn’t make the food unattractive nonetheless.

“Going forward, I will still put up photos I think ‘sell the food,'” said doctor, dad, and blogger Jack of Working Family Food. “However don’t be surprised if a few shots of a toy-strewn living room or a child covered in his own dinner also make it up — this is the reality. Please don’t judge too harshly!”

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