Becoming Mom

In the hospital, the first time she cries you think, ‘Is that my baby?’ I have a baby. Someone that looks to me for everything. A real baby that really eats, cries and needs me? These are touching moments, esp. since your body is going through a hormonal aerobics.

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Why don’t I know my motherhood priorities?

Priorities lacking

Motherhood is not just about motherhood but about womanhood, wifehood and the priorities of those roles. When you become a mother it’s assumed you have some sense of the latter two but many times that’s not the case. By the time I became a mother I was 29 years old, plenty of time to figure out what my role was as a woman. I was also married 3 years at that point and I should have had a feel for what that meant too.

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