The Motherload
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The Motherload

Stolen Minutes Allowed Me To Be a Mother, Despite the Statistics

Until stolen minutes were no longer enough.

The judgments started the moment I announced I was pregnant. They came from family and friends. They came from a place of fear and concern.

I can’t say I’m pleased.
You’re digging your own grave.
What a selfish thing to do.



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Sandi Parsons

Sandi Parsons lives & breathes stories as a reader, writer, and storyteller📚 Kidlit specialist, dipping her toes in the big kid’s pool.