So much of pregnancy and mothering is about feeling many conflicting emotions, often all at once.
"I'm desperately needing a break from my toddler but know I'll miss him when I have a few minutes to myself."
"I really want to go into labor but am also feeling apprehensive about how having a baby will change my relationship with my partner."
"I'm feeling great about staying home with my daughter and also sad about missing out on connecting with colleagues."
And for many of us, the pandemic has intensified these diverse feelings. You've told us you are both more anxious and deeply grateful. Quick to anger and also great at finding the silver linings amidst the challenges.
As a list maker, I came up with this one:
More that just zoom yoga showed up on both lists in the longer version. Because we can have so many feelings about the same.exact.thing.
We'd love to hear from you this week - what are you REALLY sick of? What are you so GRATEFUL for?
We're in this together.
Thoughts on pregnancy, birth and motherhood.