Parenting Is a Lot Harder Than I Thought It Would Be

Nobody told me about the emotional labor of motherhood

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

I loved babysitting when I was younger. I have always loved little kids and couldn’t wait to have some of my own. It was a lifelong dream. My biological clock was practically SCREAMING at me to have a baby.

It’s not what I thought it would be



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Jessica Smith

Jessica Smith


Writer and mother. I write about whatever pops into my head. Relationships, Self, Mental Health, Parenting, Whatever.