Links for a Rough Day in Motherhood

It's been one of those weeks, you know? A week full of loooong paradoxical days in which you feel kind of lonely yet yearn for a few precious uninterrupted hours alone. I'm learning that this is motherhood. When I was pregnant, I used to have these images of just bringing a baby along for our normal lives. Hanging out with friends [+ baby]. Walking downtown [+ baby]. Eating dinner [+ baby]. It was our lives... but we had a baby....more