How Motherhood Changes Us
How Motherhood Changes Us
How Motherhood Changes Us
How Motherhood Changes Us
How Motherhood Changes Us

Beginnings: Journeys Towards Parenthood

michelle
You will lose it sometimes. And that’s ok. You won’t be the first or last mother to say, “I can’t do this…”

My daughter’s name is Eden (like the garden and Hebrew for “the delight of God”) Sena (“dest…

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The Middle Years: Life with Children at Home

Molly_Friedrich
I used to think that my epitaph would say, “Margaret Emily Friedrich, 1952-until fill in the date. I’m fine, thank you.” Recently, I have changed it to “She did the best she could.” Because honestly, that’s all we can do…

How would I describe myself before children? I would say I was a young, ferociously ambitious, worki…

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Endings: The Children Leave Home

alexa
Now I want so much to be understood by my kids. I wonder, “Do you get it? Do you see why I made these choices? Do I ever get to grow up, or do I always stay that limited ‘mom’?”

I was a very tired young parent because I did my thing with the kids all day, put them to bed, and t…

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