I didn’t take to motherhood like a duck in water.
My own mother was -- and is -- so good at it. Endlessly patient. Endlessly understanding. Endlessly giving. She was born to be a mother the way Mozart was born to be a musical genius. (Nope, not an overstatement.)
Me? I feel selfish in comparison. There are things I want out of this life that have nothing to do with being a mom. That doesn’t mean I want to shirk off my kids -- quite the opposite -- but it has taken a long time to figure out how to be me while still being a mother to them....more
Jessica Gibson, ex-nanny for Rob Lowe, claims that he "sexually abused" her during her 7-year
employment with him. Sighhhhh.....I am getting really tired of these
nanny/employer "affair/sexual abuse" stories. I mean, it's getting as
Becoming a Mother is a blog designed to help expectant and first-time mothers make their transition to motherhood with more joy and less stress. Becoming a mother for the first time is a major life transition and one that most women in the U.S. and other Western countries are not fully prepared for. As a result, they hold fairy-tale expectations of "life after birth" and are shocked to discover that the real experience is very different.
Our bloggers tried out Panasonic's HomeTeam App. An online service that connects loved ones across generations and distance. Read more and see how they shared activities and built lasting memories. PLUS get a chance to win a $100. Read more
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