Losing Me in Motherhood

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I was losing me in motherhood.

Stranded in motherhood by the monotony of laundry, carpool logistics, and meal planning. Stuck in picking up the toys, refereeing sibling fights and begging them to put on their shoes.

Mom. Mom. Mom.

I wanted to change my name.

I wanted time alone. I was at the point where my latest dentist appointment was relaxing.

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The Sadness When You’re Done Having Babies

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If you’re done having babies and you feel moments of sadness, don’t be ashamed. It’s okay to feel both confidence and sadness. It is possible to feel both confident and sad in your decision about being done having babies. It is okay to be sad and take the time to grieve the end of having … Continue reading

To The Mamas Underwater

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When my second baby was born at 11 pounds, I was peppered with the same statements about sleeping that I was given when I had my 9.5 pound baby, “Oh you know the nice thing about big babies? They sleep!” I would kindly nod when these parenting experts would share their wisdom about sleep and … Continue reading