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Motherhood Through Little Eyes

I started this series with a short video of the Mamas that inspire me holding signs that said, "Motherhood is ________" and they filled in the blank. So I thought I would ask my girls what "Motherhood is ________" to them. I asked them to write the final blog post for this series and I gave them very few parameters and did not edit or even read it until just now as I copied and pasted it on this page. Enjoy.

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A Letter To Myself 23 Years Ago...

You are about to become a Mama. I know you are scared and not sure what to do and that is ok. Yes, labor can last this long and yes, you will get sick as the hard labor starts. No, you didn’t read these important facts in any of the books you read ahead of time. Get the epidural, kick your dad out of the room so you can rest, don’t answer the hospital phone because you are busy having a baby, listen to your husband because he is about to show you what it means to be a part of a team, and buckle up, you are about to begin a beautiful, crazy ride. You are about to assist...

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Dear Mom,

Dear Mom,   When I lost you, there was a hole in my heart that would never be filled. I tried for years to fill it, but nothing came close. ..... Here I am 33 years later and oh how I wish we could sit and have a margarita together. My motherhood journey has been a wild ride, but what a beautiful ride it has been. It has been terrifying and oftentimes all consuming. It has been filled with so much doubt and uncertainty…and in so many ways it still is.

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