Does the crustified food stuck to your forehead bug you? At all?
I Was Supposed To Be The Chill ‘Fed Is Best’ Mom, So Why Am I So Obsessed With Breastfeeding Exclusively?
Throughout my pregnancy, whenever friends, family members, or strangers asked if I was going to breastfeed, I always chimed, “I’m going to try my best!” I prided myself on approaching the matter rationally, understanding that there was another person—my unborn daughter, whom I hadn’t even met yet—who factored into the equation.
“Rude. Not answering.”
You’re suddenly ten times more productive—when you CAN be.
Quality Time: You’re the mom who shows up.
Being a new mom is really about a subtle, permanent shift in perspective. It’s about making room within your identity for being a mother on top of everything else.
I am not a black heart emoji simply because I happen to relish my time away from home.
The heartwarming realization that you truly are a person capable of ~unconditional love~.
Even once you’re without-a-shred-of-doubt visibly pregnant, you can’t expect strangers to give up their seat for you so readily because the world is populated by some very conveniently clueless individuals who will happily ignore you rather than sacrifice their own comfort.