You’ve seen the memes and advertisements. With the first kid, the mom is fussy and uncertain; by the second kid, they’re confident and together.
When I was younger, I had a big tribe of friends and being busy was really important to me. But as I’ve gotten older, I’m more comfortable in my own skin.
Every mom needs to take a break once in a while to relax, recharge and refresh. What if I told you you didn’t have to feel guilty about it?
A false alarm reminded me that this was just one of the uncharted and scary territories I was entering now that I was alone in the house without a partner.
My panic attacks returned when I was separating from my ex. My advice? Don’t try to get rid of the panic. Learn to live with it.