Kendra Wilkinson Found Motherhood Tough

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Thursday, March 4, 2010

Kendra WilkinsonKENDRA Wilkinson found motherhood tough at first.

The former Playboy model struggled to adjust to her new life after giving birth to first son Hank Randall Baskett IV in December and didn’t have the motivation to do anything.

“I never brushed my hair, my teeth or took a shower,” she said. “I looked in the mirror one day and was totally depressed … A couple of times, I even said, ‘I just have nothing to live for.’ ”

Kendra believes moving from California to Indianapolis so her American footballer husband Hank Baskett could be nearer his team played a big part in her state of mind.

“It was new to me — the snow and the cold,” she said. “I love running and hiking. I had a hard time being trapped inside. I’d look outside and think how much I wished I could go to the beach again.”

Despite initially finding the rigors of motherhood tougher than she expected, Kendra is now happier than ever and recently spoke about her strong bond with the tot.

“It’s crazy,” she said. “My attitude has changed so much. I’m nicer. I’ve got a lot of new responsibilities. I sort of take on my baby’s personality. When he’s happy I’m happy.”

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