How Holding On To Your “Why” Can Push Back The Dark Moments Of Parenthood

Sometimes the long dark nights just need a little extra light.

ADEOLA SHEEHY-ADEKALE
Family Matters
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3 min readJun 7, 2021

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Parenthood often feels like climbing Mount Everest in the dark. I wonder if I’ve made it harder on myself by having four and then choosing to home educate them all, but in all honesty, I think this is the nature of motherhood.

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ADEOLA SHEEHY-ADEKALE
Family Matters

Writing on female experience, race, motherhood & self-development. Columnist at Green Parent magazine & Parenting Top Writer. Follow me on IG @adeola_moonsong.