(And all mothers, especially single mothers)
My mother was a teen mom. She had me when she was 16 years young, against the wishes of those around her. The story that I’ve heard is that she was preparing for an abortion and at the last minute decided…
How about this instead: No lecture hall.
I completely agree! I recently went on a trip to Tokyo and spent a few days exploring on my own. The amount of things I notice, I mean really notice — exactly what you said ‘being more present’, is staggering compared to when I’m traveling with friends or family. Being able to travel alone is definitely one of the great privileges in my life.