The One Thing I Didn’t Realize I’d Miss Most About Being A New Mom

Gemma writes: Some days I don’t know where the last five years of my life went. Ever since my son was born, time has sped up considerably. Yet at the same time, it does seem like a lifetime long ago. I can hardly remember holding him as a newborn. I remember the longness of the days, but not the details of each one. My memories feel like old pictures: tattered at the edges, tinged with a coloring not quite the same as reality. Most of the time I feel content in moving forward with our life. Watching my children grow up brings me a joy I never knew possible. But there will always be things I miss about being a new mom, some I didn’t actually realize I’d miss…




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