Mother’s Day Fantasies: Mommin’ Ain’t Easy

My first baby was only five weeks old on my first Mother’s Day.

Like many mothers, I had Mother’s Day fantasies. You know the ones:

Sleeping in
Breakfast in bed
A leisurely, hot shower
Heartfelt card and flowers
A hot meal at a restaurant
Go ahead, you can laugh. I’m laughing over here, too. We can be so naive the first time around, can’t we? Let’s just say that my first Mother’s Day was a stark contrast to the fantasies I coveted.

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