Motherhood — It’s My Hardest Role Yet. The Five Big Things I’ve Learned So Far.

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Motherhood, so far.

Building confidence takes time.

When it comes to following advices, less is definitely more.

Energy is just as valuable as time.

Surrender to the chaos, gracefully.

Manage yourself, emotionally, physically & mentally.

Three months into this role and already, I’ve learned a lot. There’s a lot more to come, this I know to be true. It’s worth documenting what those are so that I may never forget them. This is an exercise to celebrate an experience, one I share with a million others around the world.

Parenting is such a difficult topic to write about. At least, for me anyway. Over the next few months, I’ll attempt to break this mental barrier and fear and use writing as a tool to help me along the way. It will be imperfect and flawed and glorious and I look forward to all of it.

Just as I’m eagerly and impatiently looking forward to the present and the future life we’ll share with our son.

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