Posts filed under ‘baby’
Having it all isn’t about being a mom, or even a woman. It’s about unexpectedly being hit with a sense of longing so intense, with the voices in your head screaming that you’re on the wrong path, that it leaves you in tears at a cafe. What does it mean to you?
My story isn’t unique, but it’s not one I hear often, so I want to tell it. Plus it’s an exercise in bravery for me. The thing is: I’m a pumper.
When my husband and I started talking about having kids, I tossed and turned over the implications it would have on my career. Little did I know how much one visit to the doctor could turn small worries about my professional life into crippling fears and leave me floundering for answers.
It shouldn’t take a tragedy to remind us that life is precious and sudden and that we probably take our loved ones for granted, but such is often the case and it certainly is now. My heart broke for Jennifer Perillo when she lost her husband, so I made a pie with mine to offer my love and in celebration of Mikey’s life.