Yes, motherhood is an incredible gift but it comes at a great cost. You've captured it so poignantly here. You, the Erin independent of your children, will return one day. I wish you all the best as you concentrate on nourishing and nurturing this new life within you.

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9X Top Writer. Proud grad of CA public schools. Committed to justice & leadership development. Wife & mom of 2 girls & 2 big dogs. Love to eat almost everything

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