Coming into motherhood will healthy self-esteem will make life so much easier. Another benefit of making sure you take time to work on your self-esteem is that your kids will copy your self-love, fears, anxiety, and self-esteem.
Getting over the fear of being judged is one excellent way to prepare for motherhood. There will be lots of opinions, glances, comments, and lectures from others that can make you feel judged as a mom. It takes some work but getting over your fear of judgement now will make your life as a mom much easier.
We all have masculine and feminine energy in ourselves. It is good to have a balance of both. We each fall on a spectrum of how we typically express our energy. Think of the characters of Sex and the City.