Life After Baby

I felt like I was already failing at the whole motherhood thing.
He used to look at me from across a crowded bar or party with eyes that subtly hinted, "Let's get out of here." Now, he looks at me from across the house with eyes that basically scream, "You could use a shower, a glass of wine, or maybe something stronger."
“Something that I didn't expect was postpartum anxiety. Having anxiety and worrying about every little thing is emotionally
Selflessness doesn't effortlessly bloom as soon as that baby comes out of our bodies. I don't know why so many people pretend that it does.
Stay true to yourself. This might be the hardest task of them all. Even picking one thing you did pre-baby and sticking with it will make you feel better.
I had faith he would do his best to adapt to the steep learning curve of parenthood, but it wasn't until I actually saw my husband in action (starting in the delivery room) that I knew I was going to love him more now that we had a baby.
I would like to take this opportunity to apologize to all of you bleary-eyed mamas out there. I was once that bright-eyed and bushy-tailed mother with the one well-rested child rolling my eyes at you and your sleep training folly.
Beauty abounds in the most unexpected places, making the minor and mundane suddenly magnificent. The trick is to include yourself in this expanded version of beauty.
Motherhood didn't end my growth or goals. It didn't water down my identity or stop me from traveling. My suitcase is heavier, as are my responsibilities, but nothing feels impossible.
Having a baby is stressful, especially it’s your first child. It changes the way you look at yourself, your house and, as