I don’t know exactly when it happened. I definitely felt it building, but I couldn’t exactly grasp what was happening until they were gone. And I didn’t even know they were gone until I was smacked in the face with the reality of it. The fact that I’ve lost hold of my dreams. And that …

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The battle of stay at home mom vs. working mom just needs to stop. Because honestly, no one wins. We all do what we do because we have to, or because it’s the best choice for us and for our families. There are no awards or accolades on either side. No one is better than anyone else.

Motherhood, as a whole, is a soul-filling, heart-wrenchingly wonderful gift. The good moments are far too many to recount. There is a joy that is unspeakable, like having a hole in your heart you never knew was there become completely filled, and overflow. I wouldn’t trade it for anything. It has changed me, matured me, …

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