The Gift of a Child

Motherhood was not what I expected.

Alice Goldbloom
May 24 · 3 min read
Mother and baby
Photo by Omar Lopez on Unsplash

“Tell me about when I was born.”

I always start with once upon a time, the phone rang super loud in the middle of the night and woke us from a deep sleep, and we got the news that you were born. We were so excited.

Then, I tell him what it was like meeting him for the first time and describe his strawberry blonde…