When I wonder why I wanted to become a mom

When I wonder why I ever wanted to become a mom, I put my cheek against my kid’s cheek and it helps a little. And it helps even more to remember I’m not alone. That feeling is normal. And it will pass.

when i wonder why i wanted to become a mom i press my cheek against his cheek and it helps a little

Published by Emily P.G. Erickson

Emily P.G. Erickson is a writer with a master's degree in psychology. Her helpful, science-backed journalism and essays about mental health, mindfulness, and motherhood have appeared in The New York Times, WIRED, Romper, Elemental, and elsewhere. You can find the latest from Emily at www.emilypgerickson.com.

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