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  • Writer's pictureNoah Ashley

To be a mom:

No one ever talks about the hard stuff. Having a baby- beautiful, life-changing-rewarding-love. But no one talks about how difficult it is to communicate with a human who can’t communicate. The crying, the sobbing- is it coming from him or from me? Am I doing this right? Am I damaging him already? Thoughts. Racing. Doctors rushing. 10 minutes go by and you’re on a table with all your parts laid out- parts of you that you haven’t even learned to love yet- but ones put back together to love a little person-unconditionally. No one talks about the hard stuff. -G. Shadou |


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