And three years later, it isn’t any easier. Situations change but the bumps are still there.
Nobody said life was easy. In fact, nothing about it has been actually EASY. Even the things I thought I at which I would be good, and the things I would love… those too have proven to be challenges at one time or another. Nothing goes smoothly.
A prime example of this was the smack in the face I received when I became a parent. I never had any real career aspirations. I only wanted to be a mom, because I thought I would be really good at it, and I knew I would love it. Within the first sleep-deprived, spit-up filled, post-partum week, I found myself asking myself (sometimes out loud), “Is this somebody’s idea of a bad joke?” I can say, 28 years later, that most of the ride has been absolutely wonderful, with only a few minor glitches along the way.
Parenting is a major example. Something…
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