Serena Williams' inspirational message for working mums: "Anything is possible."

“Anything is possible.”

That’s the message Serena Williams has for mothers and fathers around the world juggling parenthood and work.

Since becoming a mother to her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr in 2017, Serena has become a champion for working mothers.

And now, in a new Instagram post, the tennis star has left yet another inspirational message for working parents.

“As I head into next year it’s not about what we can do it’s what we MUST do as working mums and working dads,” the 23-time Grand Slam champion wrote.

“Anything is possible. I am getting ready for the first match of the year and my dear sweet baby was tired and sad and simply needed mama’s love,” she continued.

“So if it means warming up and stretching while holding my baby, that’s what this mama will do.”

Serena went on to address that life is equally intense for both working and stay-at-home parents.

“You inspire me. Hearing your stories makes me know I can do this,” she wrote.


“Thank you from the bottom of my heart. This year is to you!”

Back in July, Serena shared her heartbreak at missing one of her daughter’s major milestones while training for Wimbledon.

“She took her first steps… I was training and missed it,” she wrote on Twitter.

“I cried,” she added.

During the French Open last year, Serena dedicated her iconic black catsuit to mothers who had a “tough recovery from pregnancy”.

“All the mums out there that had a tough pregnancy and have to come back and try to be fierce, in a middle of everything. That’s what this represents,” Serena said in post-match interviews.

“It feels like this suit represents all the women that have been through a lot mentally, physically, with their body to come back and have confidence and to believe in themselves.”

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