The Motherload
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The Motherload

A Mother’s Work is Everything

No matter my job title, I always default to Mom.

My index finger runs along the stitching on the arm of the sofa. My husband blurs in my periphery. I blink, and tears roll down my cheeks, soaking into the blanket I’ve wrapped around myself. Worn leather stretches between us in a gulf so wide we might as well be on opposite sides of the world.



From dreaming of children to empty nesting, this is a place for mothers to share the load. Here you will find content that is valuable for mothers of all ages and experience levels. We are setting out to be the motherload of motherhood information.

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Nicci Kadilak

Writing about writing, motherhood and what it means to be a human in this messy world.